About Build By The Sea

Build by the Sea is a family-owned and operated business in Woolgoolga that has been operating from Coffs Harbour to Red Rock over the past 40 years. It has grown from a small partnership to the company that can be seen today.

Sam Broomfield is Build by the Sea’s managing director. He is passionate about building and the building industry. Sam is currently the HIA Northern NSW Branch Committee Chair and also sits on the HIA Regional Executive Committee. This allows him to keep abreast of the ever-changing landscape of the industry.

Over the years, Sam has curated an experienced team of in-house carpenters and support staff. This enables our team to provide a consistent product that at the centre is quality. We encourage a safe workplace, clean sites, and timely communication with our contractors and clients.

Our team and contractors all live locally and are engaged in the community. We believe in developing trusting relationships with our clients and pride ourselves on maintaining long-lasting relationships, through the quality of our work and the quality of our interactions.

The team at Build by the Sea love working on custom builds. Whether this is transforming an existing home through renovation or building from scratch – our passion is in creating unique and personalised homes for our clients.

Building or renovating involves a lot of time and money. Our team is experienced in working with clients to create their dream homes, within their design briefs and budgets.

Our services are by appointment only. To find out more about how you can work with Build by the Sea – please fill out our contact form.

Our Team

Samuel Broomfield

Managing Director & Builder

Katie Fowler

Client Liaison

Brian Sedivy

Carpenter (Leading hand)

Ricky Bajwa-Singh

Carpenter (Senior)

Corin Henshaw

Carpenter (Leading hand)

Luke Gustafson


Janelle Devlin-Bensley

Accounts and Administration

Max Mellville

Design and Planning

Matt Jones

Trade Assistant and Store man

Nathan Wong

Carpenter (Senior)

Jakeb Harden


Our Happy Clients

One of the finest local builders
Dominic BOB Bacurin
Dominic BOB Bacurin
09:08 31 Dec 18
Quality builders on the coast , Sam and his team offer a quality result within budget constraints, Plenty of communication throughout the process and a they go the extra mile making sure everything is EXCACTLY how you want YOUR home , Sam is a true craftsman of the industry and it filters through to the team , I wouldn’t hesitate recommending build by the sea!!read more
Mathew Mckinnon
Mathew Mckinnon
08:51 25 Jun 18
Professional, thorough & courteous.
Zachary Wright
Zachary Wright
08:29 25 Jun 18
I take photos professionally for Build by the Sea. The craftsmanship that goes into each project I’ve seen is impeccable. Highly recommend for your next renovation or build. It’s always a pleasure dealing with Sam and Katie. Hope to continue working with you in the future :)read more
Mitchell Franzi
Mitchell Franzi
06:41 28 Apr 18
When I couldn't get a builder, I rang Build By The Sea. I contracted them to repair our bathroom and what a great job they did. All the tradesmen turned up on time and had very high standards.. All the work that was carried out was of a very high quality. I highly recommend Build By The Sea to everyone. GREAT BUILDERS with a HIGH QUALITY of work and ethicsread more
Paul Toohey
Paul Toohey
21:24 19 Jan 18

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