Gold Coast's award winning builders 2016

Whether you're seeking a new home, renovation project or even an addition to an existing home - you are sure to find some inspiration from the Gold Coast's best builders.

Within the commercial sector, these projects highlight the specialist builders, contractors and consultants who provide nothing but the finest craftsmanship when it comes to the finished product.

The 2016 Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards showcases the highest quality builders and projects the industry has to offer.

The projects in the spotlight this year are an unmatched source of inspiration for anyone looking to build or renovate - recognising achievements from the best bathroom of the year, all the way to the finest multi-million dollar commercial structure.

Connect with some of the best in the business and admire the outstanding craftsmanship delivered by each company, as you enjoy reading about these builders who are at the forefront of innovation and excellence.



Austen Ritchie Builder: Heritage-inspired masterpiece

THE gorgeous rolling green plains of a working Beechmont cattle property holds a personal place in the heart of fifth-generation builder Austen Ritchie.

The 2016 House of the Year winner is a Scottish manor-style home embodying tradition which indulges not only the client's fantasy but Austen's own Scottish heritage.




Brookfield Multiplex: The ultimate beachside address

RHAPSODY in Surfers North is a dynamic project combining flair and functionality to earn Brookfield Multiplex the Master Builders Project of the Year.

Brookfield Multiplex partnered with Gold Coast-based firm DBI Design to produce this sophisticated architectural statement. 




Bounds Homes: Designing for the modern family

FAMILY-friendly zoning and environmentally conscious design elements are key factors in The Gainsborough's successful bid for the Master Builder's President's Award.

Delivering in all areas, the Pimpama display home showcases many of the standard design features of Bounds Homes.






Hennessy Building Projects: Renovations to be reckoned with

IN the class of renovation and remodelling, look no further than the category-defining Hennessy Group.

Hennessy's Tallai and Varsity Lakes projects have both been recognised with Master Builders renovation and remodelling awards in different price ranges.



DTL Constructions: Making a modern housing splash

DTL Constructions made quite a splash with its recent Hope Island project.

The design and construction company, which used to subcontract its swimming pools, has earned the Master Builders Award for Best Residential Swimming Pool.



Gold Coast Unique Homes: Turning the tight squeeze into a breeze

IT'S one thing to design a clever home, but it's another thing entirely to design a unique one, especially on a smaller block.

Not only has Gold Coast Unique Homes managed to design a singular home which lives up to its namesake, the company has created a flexible display suited to the smaller scale.



Choice Homes: Display duo captures family essence

THE Winchester and Driftwood designs have taken centre stage for Choice Homes this year, with the pair currently highlighted as the company's most popular designs and strongest sellers.

The designs intend to maximise the use of space within the Gold Coast's newer developments.



Perry Homes: Living large

BLOCKS may be getting smaller, but that doesn't mean you can't live even larger, as the latest work from Perry Homes proves.

The Tweed-headquartered builder left its southern nest and developed its latest display home at the northern end of the Gold Coast in Coomera.



Australasian Homes: Riverside transformation

AUSTRALASIAN Homes' Surfers Paradise project has undergone the ultimate alteration to take out the award for Home Renovation/Remodelling Project $576,000-$1 million.

The four-month construction opened up the home to take advantage of the skyline and riverside views by gutting the interior and adding a bedroom and theatre.



Newstart Homes: Intelligent zoning made for big living

EVEN on modest allotments, there's a real feeling of spaciousness that comes with Newstart's newest range of display homes thanks to intelligent zoning.

The design and construction company says its Urban Elegance design aims to meet the expectations of a design-sensitive, discerning home owner.




V-Build Construction: Home fit for a fairytale

A WEDDING, a mountain and a 'home among the gumtrees' this $4 million project by V-Build has it all.

Tucked away in the depths of Mount Tamborine, the home features a unique floating box staircase, curving cross fall driveway and eight months' worth of stonemasonry.



Pase Building: Where the city meets the sea

THE plan was to create the ultimate modern beach house to weather the test of time.

The clients undertook extensive research to develop an off-form concrete, minimalist home and approached Shane Denman Architects and Pase Building to deliver the dream beach house.



Sunfox: New kids on the corner block

SET back from the street, this Sunfox project offers plenty of backyard and enough privacy to bring the Australian dream to life.

This was all achieved at a small corner block in Ormeau, where the single-storey family home was built as an investment property.






Condev: 'The best is still yet to come'

FOUNDED by Steve and Tracy Marais in 2002, Condev Construction has evolved as a force to be reckoned with in the building industry in Queensland.

The Gold Coast-headquartered company, which commenced as a boutique operation, now employs more than 140 staff and has around 25 projects under construction.




One Sector: Putting a new spin on storage

STORAGE units have been given a makeover like never before.

It's common knowledge now that every man needs a man cave, but One Sector recognised that maybe some need more than just one.



Kyronn: Taking it to the top

Kyronn has become known to anyone who frequents the Gold Coast as the builder
of choice when it comes to multiresidential construction.

It is not luck that has seen the majority of recent residential developments within the Southport Priority Development Area being delivered by Kyronn, "It is the knowledge and expertise in all aspects of the development process that affords us the ability to price and deliver to the developer's requirements" says General Manager Nigel Tapper.



Alder Construction: It's an Aldie, but a Goodie

ENTERING the magnificent Emerald Lakes over-50s Country Club feels like you are checking into a five-star resort.

Complete with all the facilities one could need and more, the Seachange Country Club Emerald Lakes built by Alder Constructions is a vision in the over-50s lifestyle living arena.



Clarke's Design & Construction: Big bucks aren't everything

THE new Buildsafe headquarters in Arundel delivered by Clarke's Design and Construction has taken out the award for a Commercial Building up to $5 million.

The nine-month project features a hand-built replica shipping container that was turned into an interior meeting room.



Astute Projects: Creating the ultimate blank canvas

DEVELOPMENT of the largest sound stage in the southern hemisphere has won Astute Projects the award for Industrial Building Over $5 million.

Measuring 80m by 47m, Sound Stage 9 has an overall surface area of 3716m2. It has a dual role as a sports venue in the upcoming Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).



Artistry in Cabinets: Making function an art form

MAKING artistry out of cabinets is something Darrin Davies has been doing since 2009.

Darrin recognised a gap in the delivery of quality joinery in homes from Byron Bay to Brisbane. He started his business and ever since has been scoring prime work like the recently awarded home at Palm Beach.


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