About G.J. Gardner Homes Ballarat

G.J. Gardner Homes Ballarat

G.J. Gardner Homes Ballarat is owned and operated by Rob McMaster and business partner Wayne Jones, who are both registered builders and trade qualified. Rob has been proudly building homes in Ballarat for over 34 years and Wayne has been in the construction industry for over 35 years, including Construction Management for 25 years. Rob joined the G.J. Gardner Homes team in October 2009, with Wayne joining as Co-Director in 2017, and has since established G.J. Gardner Homes as one of Ballarat’s most reputable builders with experience in both residential and multi unit developments.

The G.J. Gardner Homes Ballarat team have years of experience in the building industry to combine with great knowledge of the local area. Rob and Wayne are involved with and offer sponsorship to a variety or local organisations, such as Redan Football & Netball Club, Springbank Football & Netball Club, Victoria Bowls Club, Ballarat Basketball and Body & Soul 24/7 Gym.

Their local knowledge, along with the reputation of quality and customer satisfaction, makes us your first choice when looking to build your dream home. We pride ourselves on giving excellent service, quality workmanship and a quality product that you can enjoy for years.

About Us

For our team, it is about building the dream home every time

Gina Petrascu

New Home Consultant

Gina’s profile includes experience in the Real Estate Industry, Property Development and a Small Business Operator. Her knowledge in the Building industry has allowed her to assist her clients in achieving their goals in building either their Dream Home or Investment Property. The process that is followed in achieving your perfect home is echoed via building a rapport and trust with your clients, listening to their brief and offering choices, which is extremely important to Gina.

Being a successful business operator in NSW & QLD for 21 years gave Gina an understanding of how important and critical customer service is and invariably relating this to achieving an honest and transparent relationship with her clients. G.J. Gardner Homes Ballarat offers this to their customers and we value this element daily, which resonates with Gina and is a huge contributing factor as to why she loves her job and appreciates G.J. Gardner Homes authenticity.

Gina will be able to work with you to assist in choosing a parcel of land suited to your needs (if you don’t already own one); finding a floor plan that is going to best accommodate the essentials you want in your home; listening to your requirements to help select the appropriate fixtures & fittings and upgrades that best suit you and your budget; and providing you with accurate costing's to build your new home.

David Hocking

Sales Consultant

David has worked in the building and finance industry for more than 12 years. His local knowledge, attention to detail and knowledge of the building industry has enabled him to assist his clients to build and move into their dream homes. David prides himself on building relationships with his customers and helping them through the whole building process.

Having lived in Ballarat his whole life, David has extensive local knowledge, great industry contacts and will work with you in finding the perfect home for your lot or likewise help you find land to build that dream home on. Working with a local builder with local trades and local suppliers gives our clients a great peace of mind and is an aspect of working at GJ Gardner that David has complete confidence in.

Being able to help clients customise and build their own plans is one of the design aspects that David really enjoys about working at GJ Gardner Homes. David will help you find that perfect plan, listen to your requirements, work within your budget and use his industry knowledge to assist you in moving into your dream home.

Brenden Barclay

New Home Consultant

Brenden has been in the housing/real estate industry since August 2001, and with over 27 years sales experience, Brenden is positioned as one of Ballarat’s most experienced new home consultants, which has been widely recognised in many written testimonials from past clients. 70% of his business is attributed to personal referrals, repeat clients and word of mouth.

Brenden is committed to the best possible result, with a friendly approachable manner he listens to the needs of his clients, answers any questions thoroughly and is comfortable selling homes at all price levels. Brenden has a strong commitment to total customer awareness and is able to provide informed, educated advice at all times. He has a remarkable ability to adapt to any situation and offer the best solutions.

When Brenden is not selling new homes, he enjoys spending time with his wife Rachael and his three children Kayla, Symone and Nate. Brenden also enjoys Travelling, Motorbike riding, camping and 4wding as well as supporting community organisations. Whether you are looking to create a “one off” bespoke home or you are a first home buyer looking to built you “first home” on a budget, contact Brenden, you wont be disappointed! Brenden Barclay 0409 410 911.

Erin King

Sales Consultant

I came to the new home industry seeking a career that allowed me to assist people when venturing on one of their most important life journeys. From building their dream family home, ideal down sizer, their very first home or developing their property portfolio, I feel completely blessed to be able to offer the safe and enjoyable process that G.J Gardner are renown for.

Having grown up in a family business, and owned several of my own business’s, customer service is something I’m deeply passionate about.

I enjoy taking the time to understand my client’s lifestyles, so as to put forward concepts that help them achieve their best possible outcomes. I’m at my happiest handing over the keys to a new home that my clients are proud of!


Office Awards

Winner: Most Homes Constructed 2016
Winner: Vic/Tas Franchise of the Year 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Winner: Best Performance By Construction Team 2016
Runner up: Best Performance by Admin Team 2016
Runner up: Best Performance Sales Team 2016
Winner: Sales Consultant of the year Justin Walsh 2016
Runner up: Sales Consultant of the year Nathan Cavanagh 2016

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Images and photographs may depict fixtures, finishes and features either not supplied by G.J. Gardner Homes or not included in any price stated. These items include furniture, swimming pools, pool decks, fences, landscaping. Price does not include all facades shown. For detailed home pricing, please talk to a new homes consultant.