About Us

Turnkey is a Class A licensed builder (ACT 20131133).

Nigel and Steve established Turnkey Projects to focus on both residential and commercial hospitality projects. They have diverse experience in certain specialised types of projects:

  • Renovations large and small;

  • Heritage projects;

  • New projects; and

  • Commercial and Hospitality Project

Turnkey is client-driven. This is facilitated by having Nigel or Steve there for every step of the process to ensure your needs are interpreted and implemented. The Directors of the company, Nigel and Steve, assign themselves to each building assignment, providing you with one dedicated point of contact to ensure clear communication.

Their client-driven philosophy means they are versatile and don’t have pre-conceived ideas of how each home will look. Their extensive experience gives them insight into what will work and ways to save money. They also appreciate and respect architectural design and work closely with architects and designers to see the plans accurately reflected in the final construction.

The Team

NigelNigel Howard

Nigel has enjoyed a successful 25 year career in the building industry. He is a Carpenter and Builder (Class A Licence). For much of this time Nigel was the owner of a boutique building business in Sydney. He specialised in architectural residential renovations. This business had more than $2.5 million turnover pa and employing up to 10 contractors and 6 employees.

He has also been employed as a Sales Manager, TAFE teacher, Foreman, Project & Site Manager. Nigel moved to Canberra several years ago and is now re-establishing his own business.

Phone: 0402 02 07 09 | Email: nigel@spyker.com.au


SteveSteve Bartlett


Steve has been involved in the building industry for many years. Initially with his father and grandfather who ran a family architectural practice for over 40 years in Melbourne and Canberra. Later he ran his own residential and commercial projects in Sydney, Canberra and regional NSW. He is a Chartered Accountant and has a Class B Building Licence.


Phone: 0418 270 495 | Email: sales@turnkeyprojects.net.au