Our Team


Col O'Brien

Col O'Brien is the franchise owner of GJ Gardner Homes - Fraser Coast.

Col has been involved in the residential building industry as a trade certified carpenter and builder for over 30 years. As construction supervisor for GJ Gardner Homes for the past 12 years, Col has personally built and supervised over 400 homes in Hervey Bay and surrounding areas. Col oversees every aspect of the construction of every home, so the customer has greater confidence in the quality of their home because they are dealing with the actual builder. During his years in the region Col has created and maintained excellent relationships with many of his past and present clients.

Col is a Hervey Bay local of nearly 30 years, and proudly uses local trades, materials, and services on all his homes. Col believes that the support of the local community is extremely important, as it keeps local people employed, helps local business stay in business, and ensures the customers money stays in the region. The biggest thing that sets GJ Gardner Fraser Coast apart is his personal level of involvement and commitment. At GJ's Fraser Coast you deal with the licensed builder on every aspect of your home. This involvement results in great value and an excellent quality product for our clients.

Col O'Brien | col.obrien@gjgardner.com.au | 07 4124 6888 | 0437 573 737


Susan McLennan

Sue McLennan is the GJ Gardner Fraser Coast new homes sales consultant.

Sue has been with Col for many years now, and prides herself on her professional, honest and straight forward advice when dealing with her clients.  - and is involved in every stage of the build, from design right through to handing over the keys. "I love the intricacies of building a new home - no two are ever the same, every client is different - and I love that level of personal involvement with my clients".

Sue is available to take your calls 7 days a week. She is always in touch with the local market, and has many contacts in the development industry - so even if you don't have land yet, call in and discuss the possibilities.

Susan McLennan | susan.mclennan@gjgardner.com.au | 07 4124 6500 | 0437 673 737

Julie Lewis

Julie Lewis attends to all the accounts for GJ Fraser Coast and has worked as a book keeper for over 17 years. Julie is a local who really enjoys working with Col and team at GJ's Fraser Coast.  With such a close group of people and such a friendly environment, Julie sees herself being with GJ's for many years to come.

Julie Lewis | julie.lewis@gjgardner.com.au | 07 4124 6888

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