A concierge style design & build company with…

1 …a fresh approach

Here at Next we do things differently. Our concierge style service means we really get to know you, your requirements & your individual goals & we guide & support you through all stages of the project making it an enjoyable & rewarding experience for all.

And the great thing is that from our initial meeting to handing you the keys we’ll be the only people you’ll really need to talk to, which means no more juggling designers, contractors, and suppliers.

2 …a perfect balance 

We balance high-quality design & construction with responsible ‘sustainable’ philosophies underpinned by practical strategies & value-based planning, all resulting in a home that meets the needs of today’s sophisticated homeowners.

3 …a quality service 

We pride ourselves on customer satisfaction & the highest quality services & build open & honest ‘2-way’ relationships backed up by a totally transparent scheduling & budgeting plan.

4 …a responsible outlook 

The environment is very important to us & we adopt many energy & resource saving strategies & ensure all our projects include the latest energy-efficient & sustainable features.

5 …a high-tech approach 

Our smart-home systems are designed around you & your lifestyle & seamlessly help with daily tasks. So no matter where you are you can check on your home with a simple click or swipe.

6 …a great team

We’re passionate about creating the Next-Generation of modern, livable & connected homes, homes that incorporate the latest design philosophies, modern construction techniques & smart-home technology.

Darren Brinkley – Owner & President
A design & build professional with more than 16 years experience creating beautiful & innovative homes for some great clients. He has a real passion for design combined with a sustainable and realistic approach to construction. Darren designed & built the first green LEED certified home in Florida and has won many design & sustainability awards, including being recognized as a Sunshine Ambassador to the City of St Petersburg.

Ryan Tempro, PMP – Owner & Chief Construction Officer
An experienced construction project manager with 25+ years working on residential & commercial construction projects. Ryan has been involved in projects ranging from single-family homes to high-rise towers & has a keen eye for detail & high-quality control standards. He is a Certified General Contractor (CGC) & a Certified Marine Contractor (CMC), plus is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP). 

Thomas White, PMP – Owner & Chief Operations Officer
An accomplished Project Manager with over 12 year’s experience working for several top tier contractors in both heavy civil and offshore construction. Tom’s expertise lies in project planning, controls and estimating with special focus on quality and attention to detail. He has a degree in Engineering and is passionate about architecture, design, and construction.