What We Do

Our core focus is in construction and development across a broad range of industries including multi-residential, commercial, retirement living, special disability accommodation and hospitality / entertainment. We're also known for our expertise in inspired, quality refurbishments and fitouts.




We work to the highest quality - then push it even further. With exceptional capability across all stages of development and construction, we’re passionate and compelled to create innovative solutions and brilliant outcomes. We’re people centric, it’s all about how we do what we do – our driver is to create positive results for clients, residents and our staff. 

Planning and Location Scouting

We’re proactive in our search for sites, which aren’t obvious opportunities to most, but which we know are crying out for our attention and expertise. We’re informed regarding re-zoning classifications and planning regulation changes, allowing us to identify more opportunities within the market. We understand commercial drivers and create inspired solutions to yield long-term, sustainable returns for our clients.

Financing Property & Partnerships

We know financing property development through traditional methods can be difficult. Through our connections with private equity holders and other finance groups, we’re able to help our clients with alternative sources of funding. We’re there for you to facilitate discussions and work to identify solutions.

Before You Invest in a Property

We can provide you with the support and services you need to inform your decision to invest in a property. From due diligence, cost of development, and planning regulations relevant to the property, we’re there for you. We can also assist with concept development, project cost and full feasibility studies on the long-term commercial viability of your proposal. This is just a snapshot of how we can help inform your intent to purchase a property.

Making What Can Be Imagined, Real

Give us a site and a purpose and we’ll make what can be imagined, a reality. We design and build to the highest of quality, function and feel. Challenging the norm, bringing original perspectives to materials, design and engineering - we’ll always provide superior value, improved function and the wow factor to each of our spaces and buildings. We’ll also deliver your project on budget, on time and without the stress.

Creating Bespoke Spaces

From office to entertainment precincts our fit outs are considered and exceptional. We love to create bespoke environments for your space.

Offices and places of work have come a long way. Since we spend a considerable amount of our time at work, we know they should be spaces which inspire and delight. Through thoughtful design and meticulous care around choice of fittings and finishes, we provide people with wonderful environments so they’re able to be their best and enjoy being at work.

When it comes to entertainment precinct fit outs, we know how to invoke fun, exciting and stimulating spaces. Our design teams are experienced and exceptional at bringing your concept to life…and making it bigger than life…if that’s the brief.

Bringing Much Loved Old Buildings Back to Life

Although Perth is a ‘young’ city we’re lucky to have a number of much loved historic buildings which add to the culture and flavour of our communities. Refurbishing these buildings so the original character and architectural features are preserved, while making them suitable and functional for the way we live and work today, is a very skilled art which few possess.

We respect and care for the buildings we refurbish, putting our widely acknowledged outstanding craftsmanship to work to create wonderful, modern spaces within these buildings. Expertly marrying the new with the old.

Our Industries

Over the last two decades, we’ve worked across a wide range of industries. But we’ve been particularly focussed on creating beautiful multi-residential apartments, extraordinary commercial and industrial spaces and engaging entertainment precincts. We’re also dedicated to designing and constructing exceptional living spaces for people in aged care and those with special needs. We’re passionate about creating positive outcomes for people we work with and build for.

More than ever, Australians are being drawn to apartment living. It makes sense - the lifestyle offers so many advantages, especially if the apartment is thoughtfully and beautifully constructed and designed, like ours are.

Using only the finest materials and finishes along with extraordinary craftsmanship, we design and construct incredible apartments which sit within the local community beautifully. Our apartments consider the needs of the broad range of people who will live in them and we’re mindful of working towards a more sustainable future. Our innovative buildings attract those who value quality and function and a home which will remain timeless.

We provide solutions for our industrial partners’ challenges.

Our clients work in a wide range of industries from manufacturing, transport, agriculture, science and technology and more – we’re excited to work in this sector driving our state’s economy forward.

Tackling varied and complex challenges, we create effective, functional spaces for machinery, and the people who work in these spaces. We build structures to withstand strong coastal winds and salt erosion from the sea. We design and construct service centres and huge warehouses which not only function seamlessly but also deliver on powerful brand statements. Our environment is always top of mind, we work diligently to tread as gently as possible in design and construction.

An awkward parcel of land, a contaminated site, a landmark building to extend – no matter how challenging a site, we’ll always present an exceptional solution.

We’re known for creating strong visual statements, incorporating beautiful, functional spaces in which people enjoy working. We’re creative in our approach to new builds and in giving new life to existing sites. Meticulous in our planning and collaboration with all parties, including authorities, we ensure not only that the project looks incredible but is on time and on budget.

We create spaces people are drawn to, bringing people together to enjoy, unwind and have fun.

Our expertise covers new purpose built venues, refurbishments of existing venues and fit outs. Entertainment precincts and venues allow us to get really creative and innovative with the details in building design, materials and finishes. We help our entertainment clients and partners deliver places people love to be and places people want to return to, often.

Nowhere is our mantra of 'creating positive', providing innovative solutions and being people centric more evident than the work we do in this space and it’s work we love.

We’re dedicated to making a difference and positive impact to people with high needs. We create bespoke, functional and beautiful accommodation and spaces for people with disabilities so that they can enjoy and thrive in their living environment.

This work, for us, is more than just building accommodation. We design and create exceptional quality properties specifically with our seniors’ health and wellbeing in mind.

As we grow older, we don’t suddenly drop our interests and social activities, we still want a choice in our lifestyle. Providing a wide range of amenities for our retirees and creating a positive space to relax and enjoy with family and friends is essential within our buildings. From concept, design and build we work with aged care providers to deliver wonderful living environments in which residents can live their best life.

Creating Positive

spaces since 2002

Our Partners and Clients

We’re fortunate to have worked with and continue to work with some of the best, most outstanding organisations in Western Australia. We work in collaboration with our clients and partners to deliver the best most innovative property outcomes ensuring all parties, including our end user’s expectations, are well and truly exceeded.

“We got on right from the start and they understood everything that we were trying to achieve with our dream for the Centre for Entrepreneurial Research and Innovation (CERI). I couldn't recommend a better group.”

Charlie Bass

Founder and Chairman, Centre for Entrepreneurial Research and Innovation (CERI)

“Michael’s professionalism and industry knowledge, make him a pleasure to work with. He has a knack for finding creative solutions to design challenges and always strives to achieve the best outcomes for a project. As an internationally experienced architect, I can confidently recommend Northerly and trust that Michael and his team will exceed expectations.”

Grant Boshard

Director, Donaldson Boshard

“Working with the Northerly team on our Bank Street SDA project was a great experience. They listened to what we had to say and took the time to ensure we felt heard throughout the process. They are direct and clear in their communication, making it easy to have an honest, open conversation with them. This is a solid foundation for a strong relationship into the future with Northerly.”

Nick Wells

SHIFT Accessible Homes

“Northerly have been the lead contractor on a range of Specialist Disability Housing projects for Rocky Bay. Despite being a tumultuous time in the construction industry, they have delivered these projects within a realistic timeframe and budget, and the people I have worked with have been professional, honest, and willing to work collaboratively to achieve a successful outcome for the client.”

Richard Thomas