For over 30 years, NI Builder (formerly Northern Builder) has been committed to bringing our readers the latest news on the companies, projects, products and services that matter within the construction industry in Northern Ireland.

As the leading trade publication for construction professionals in Northern Ireland, our bi-monthly magazine and regularly updated website and social media pages are read by every facet of the industry – from architects, quantity and chartered surveyors, specifiers, structural and civil and engineers through to consultants, merchants, suppliers, purchasing managers and, of course, building contractors.

So whether it is online or in print, NI Builder continues to be the place to go for the latest news from Northern Ireland’s construction industry.

Issue 35-2 Apr-May

The Team

Karen McAvoy

Managing Director

Creative, experienced and passionate about publishing, Karen’s business ethos is simple – creating honest and reliable relationships to provide a service which surpasses any other publishing house in the UK and Ireland.


Janice Uprichard

Publication Director

A sunny personality coupled with a meticulous nature makes for a winning combination for the Electrical Magazine's Publication and Events Manager


Jools Guiney

Head Designer

The company’s creative force, Jools delivers an attention to detail that showcases her dedication to design. Highly experienced, she continues to add flair and flourish to our work.


Jo Wilson


The other half of our dynamic design duo, Jo’s industry experience is combined with a thirst for knowledge and an ability to create designs that showcase her artistic flair.


While our team offers a blend of backgrounds, our key strength is communication. These locally-based experts in design, digital, photography, editorial and advertising have the skills to communicate your message effectively. In addition to our market-leading trade publications and events, we offer a selection of services, including:

  • Design and print services

  • Photography

  • Direct mail marketing

  • Digital marketing

  • Website design

  • Copy writing