About Next…

Next Design & Build is a one-stop-shop for homeowners looking for something different & personal.

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

A design & build professional with many years experience creating beautiful & innovative spaces for some really 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. He previously founded REAL Building & worked with many clients in the Tampa Bay area and beyond.

Ryan Tempro



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Connect with us… darren@next-db.com | C: (727) 220-7900