Quintessential ~ “representing the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class.”

Quintessential Building is a local Gold Coast construction company that was founded in 2003 by Colin Forbutt.  Originally specializing only in termite damage repairs, Quintessential Buildings reputation for quality workmanship quickly grew, and so too did the demand for other services.

We now proudly specialize in termite damage repairs and renovations/extension work.  Our builders have over 35 years experience in the building, and building inspection, industry and are committed to delivering high quality results at competitive prices.  Our unwavering commitment to quality and excellence, superior standard of workmanship and excellent customer service, ensure our clients are not only happy with the finished product, but enjoy every step of the construction journey.

Quintessential Building is a fully licensed, insured and registered business, and a member of the Master Builders Association.


Mission Statement 

Our mission is in our business name.  It declares our purpose as a company and serves as the standard against which we weigh all our actions and decisions.

Our name drives every single thing that we do.  From our client and supplier relationships, to our work standards and operating procedures, we strive to be the best in our field and to epitomize builders in general.  We are the quintessential builders.



Our principle values support our mission and help guide everything that we do:

  • Quality & Value
  • Reliability & Consistency
  • Respect & Honesty
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Innovation & Leadership