A Brisbane builder with links to a massive replica of Noah’s Ark in the United States has had his licence suspended after projects were left unfinished and money not paid.
Hayden Johnson, The Courier-MailSubscriber only|March 10, 2020 2:00pm
FEARS a major Brisbane construction company will collapse has prompted the state’s building watchdog to suspend its licence without warning as creditors demand cash.
The licence of DTM Constructions Pty Ltd, trading as QA Developments, has been suspended after an investigation by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission.
A QBCC probe into Logan’s DTM Constructions determined there was “a real likelihood that the company may cause serious financial loss to subbies, suppliers and homeowners”.
The company’s directors, David and Thelma Ham, could not be reached.
“A proactive investigation found that the company was either insolvent or likely to become insolvent and the director of the company had failed to respond to QBCC requests to contact and discuss concerns,” a spokesman for the watchdog said.
“The QBCC has so far received two moneys-owed complaints and the company does not meet financial requirements of holding a QBCC licence.
“We have also received a number of non-completion claims to the Queensland Home Warranty Scheme.”
Formed in 2008, QA Developments launched with a plan to build high-quality homes in South East Queensland.
In the last financial year DTM Constructions completed 71 jobs worth $13.7 million, according its QBCC licence report and, with a revenue turnover between $12m and $30m, is classed as a mid-range company.