Elite Building and Renovations is a customer-focused, highly regarded South Australian building and design company. We offer a suite of residential building services, including custom new homes, home renovations, home extensions and rescue builds.

Our Vision

At Elite, our vision is to be an Adelaide builder of choice. Not only building beautiful homes and utilising quality products and trades but also establishing great, lasting relationships with our clients.

Specialising in custom builds, renovations and extensions, Elite manages and constructs projects of all sizes and scope. Elite’s experienced and skillful team work collaboratively with clients and their consultants to seamlessly integrate the planning, budgeting, design and construction phases of your project.

Tom Saunders, Elite’s founder, has been an Adelaide Builder and in the building industry for over 15 years! Tom has a fantastic reputation throughout Adelaide for all kinds of building work including extensions, renovations and new homes to name a few.

Additionally, Tom has worked as a site supervisor and carpenter for several companies. After a brilliant career with many significant projects, Tom has decided to launch his very own business, catering to client’s building needs that no other company offers.


Founder and director Tom Saunders has been in the building industry for close to two decades. Tom comes from a family of tradespeople, including master painters, sculptors and builders.

Discovering his passion for building while working with his father’s building company after school from the age of 12, Tom says it was the sense of camaraderie and teamwork that first attracted him to the industry.

Tom Saunders is the founder and director of Elite Building and Renovations

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