September 30, 2010 // Franchising.com // Those who chose to build a new home with GJ Gardner Homes this year can celebrate their decision since the HIA announced the Company is the Number One Franchise Builder in Australia on Wednesday 16th September 2010.
This award recognises that GJ Gardner Homes have built the most new homes - over 1300, in Australia as a solely franchise company. The Company has maintained this award for 14 years.
"We're thrilled with this announcement. Our franchise systems are extremely well-thought-out to make life easy for the builder and clients alike. Our home plans are architecturally designed and have proven to be ideal for our client's aspirations. We also have a five star performance guarantee that covers the whole building experience from slab down to lock-up - we believe this is what sets us apart from other franchise builders," Darren Wallis - CEO said.
In a watershed moment GJ Gardner Homes also received an award for being the Ninth Largest New Housing Construction Company in Australia. The award sees builders from right across the board compete. Previously, in 2009, GJ Gardner achieved 12thplace. "This is a great achievement - it indicates we're moving forward with momentum," Wallis exclaimed.
GJ Gardner Homes was first established in 1993 by Greg Gardner on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. The Company quickly grew to eight offices across South East Queensland. In 1996 the decision was made to franchise the business and the Building Company now have over 100 offices in America, Australia and New Zealand.
The HIA [Housing Industry of Australia] Top 100 Breakfast, where the awards were announced, is held annually and aims to promote and celebrate excellence within the building industry.
Looking into the future the team at GJ Gardner Homes is aspiring to maintain the Number One Franchise Builder in Australia place and continue to improve upon the overall position of Ninth Largest New Housing Construction Company in Australia.