The Pros and Cons of Building a Duplex

5 June 2018

Is building a duplex a solid investment or is it double the trouble? That seems to be the million-dollar question for those considering building a duplex. When considering a new build, the initial appeal comes from the fact that you will only have to go through the building process once for the building of two separate (but one) rental properties and although building a duplex generally costs more to build than a single free-standing house, it is usually cheaper than building two houses. It’s true that duplex projects have the potential for significant profits, but they have hidden costs and liabilities that need to be determined when deciding whether to invest in this type of property.


Build or Buy? Why a New Home Build is Best

26 March 2018Uncategorized

A home is the largest investment that you will ever make. That is why buyers expel so much energy in searching for the perfect house before they finally make the decision to purchase one. Finding a home can take months or years or sometimes just a few short days, it truly depends on what it is that you are looking for.


How To Find The Best Builder For Your New Home Or Renovation

26 February 2018Uncategorized

It is no secret that the building industry on the Gold Coast has been pretty quiet for quite some time. Some builders out there are risking the quality of their work by using cheaper trades in order to “win” jobs. We hear of this all too often and unfortunately what comes with this is hearing the stories from people who have had a terrible time throughout their build. We have heard of major issues during the project, as well as the builder taking far longer than expected to complete the project, and also customer disappointment in the quality of the end result of the project.

7 December 2017Uncategorized

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Proud Sponsors..

18 May 2017Uncategorized


Hennessy Building Projects are now the proud sponsors of Hospital Health Care Activities.

Hospital Health Care Activities is an Australian organisation seeking to brighten the day’s activities of kids and adults in the hospitals and medical facilities by providing computers with CD games and website links to children/adults who are in a medical situation.

This is a wonderful program that keeps children/patients occupied while they recover, making their stay in hospital a little brighter.

Hennessy Building Projects are sponsoring this initiative in the Neuroscience Rehab Ward Gold Coast University Hospital.

Multi- Award Winners!!!

29 September 2016Uncategorized


Hennessy Building Projects Are the Proud winners of the following Master Builders Association Awards:
Master Builders Award 2015 – Home Renovation/Remodelling project $276,000-$575,000
Master Builders Award 2016 – Home Renovation/Remodelling project up to $276,000
Master Builders Awards 2016 – Home Renovation/Remodelling project over $1 Million

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