OUR VISION

At Stark Builders our vision is to redefine the renovation experience by combining both stunning design and high quality construction skills. We believe that by delivering both these key aspects together we are able to achieve incredible results for our clients and ensure every project reflects their vision and enhances their lifestyle.

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The Stark Team

Our Dedicated Team.
From Around Brisbane.

Although we are not all related by blood we have created a team of highly professional and hardworking individuals who share the common goal of delivering beautiful and functional renovated spaces. Our tight nit team are able to work together in a way where we pour our passion into each and every project as we have a love for what we do. Building is our life.

Our Story

As a family run business we put time, effort and care into ensuring your project gets the love it deserves.

Philip, our principal builder, entered the construction industry at the age of 19. After gaining several years of experience, he developed a passion for working with Brisbane homeowners in their home renovations. In 1987, he established Stark Builders, a renovation company that quickly became a trusted name in Brisbane’s renovation industry for over 25 years. Philip and his team’s reputation grew through quality workmanship and a strong attention to detail.

Today, Stark Builders has expanded under the leadership of Philip’s children, Fletcher, Sebastian, and Xanthe who have all grown up on a construction site. With skilled management and a wealth of building experience, Stark Builders is now a thriving Brisbane building and renovation company, continuously improving and growing to meet the needs of our clients.

Why Work With Us

Design and Renovate

Completing both design and build under one roof ensures a seamless integration of vision and execution. Our approach achieves a cohesive result as we are effortless able to work together to achieve your vision

Renovation Specialists

We specialise in renovation projects. Our team has built a wealth of knowledge over the years of extending and remodelling timber homes. This fundamental knowledge means we are well versed in navigating all the unique challenges a renovation project can throw our way.

Caring

We put you first and always ensure we work closely with our clients to deliver the vision for their dream home. We value and listen to your input throughout the construction process to ensure we deliver the best possible result for you and your family.

Attention to Detail

The little things matter. Meticulous attention ensures all aspects of your build are executed with precision and meet our high standards. We believe that by giving a high level of thought and care into all aspects ensures that our renovations stand the test of time by are also aesthetically pleasing.

Obligation Free Quote

We offer free quotes to all our new clients. This way we are able to provide free advice and opinions to help guide the project in the right direction from the beginning.

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Philip

Business Owner
Philip has over four decades of expertise in the building industry. He began his construction journey after graduating as a quantity surveyor at QUT. Thirty five years ago Philip established a building business which he has turned into a thriving family business 5 years ago. His commitment to quality craftsmanship and meticulous project management has garnered a stellar reputation in the industry. As a family man, he seamlessly blends his professionalism with a personal touch, creating a unique and trustworthy approach that clients appreciate.
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FLETCHER

Project Manager
Fletcher brings a dynamic blend of engineering expertise and leadership to the construction realm. Armed with a background in engineering, he seamlessly transitioned into the role of a project manager. With a keen eye for detail and strategic planning, Fletcher ensures that every project under his supervision unfolds seamlessly. His commitment to excellence and effective communication has become the cornerstone of the family business’s success.
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Sebastian

Finishing Foreman
Sebastian the finishing foreman at Stark Builders, is a maestro of detail with a flair for design. Armed with an eye for precision, Sebastian not only oversees finishing trades with finesse but also actively engages in guiding clients through selections. His commitment to impeccable craftsmanship and a client-centric approach elevates the family business’s reputation. Sebastian, a true connoisseur of design, transforms projects into masterpieces, leaving an indelible mark on every completed construction endeavor.
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Jody

Site Foreman
Jody, one of the leading site foreman at Stark Builders, boasts over 15 years of carpentry mastery. Beyond his exceptional craftsmanship, Jody stands out as a remarkable mentor, nurturing the skills of young apprentices with unwavering dedication. His ability to seamlessly blend hands-on expertise with teaching prowess creates a dynamic learning environment on-site. Jody’s leadership not only ensures the precision and quality synonymous with Stark Builders but also cultivates the next generation of skilled craftsmen.
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Tom

Site Foreman
Tom, has over 20 years of carpentry expertise is and is one of Stark Builders site foreman. With a rich background of running his own successful building business, Tom infuses every project with a unique blend of seasoned skill and entrepreneurial insight. His extensive experience not only ensures top-notch craftsmanship but also adds a strategic edge to the construction process. . As a seasoned professional, he navigates challenges seamlessly, imprinting each project with a legacy of excellence and industry acumen.
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Max

Estimator
Max, seamlessly merges precision with people skills making him an all round Estimator. With a keen eye for detail and efficiency, he excels in evaluating project scopes. Max goes beyond the numbers, showcasing exceptional client liaising skills. His ability to understand both the technical and client-facing aspects makes him an invaluable asset. As the linchpin between vision and execution, Max ensures that every estimate reflects not just the costs but the commitment to quality Stark Builders is renowned for.
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Xanthe

Projects & Operations Manager
Xanthe, the Project and Operations Manager at Stark Builders, is the driving force behind seamless execution and client satisfaction. Beyond efficiency, Xanthe’s passion lies in assisting clients in crafting stylish and functional homes. Her keen understanding of design aesthetics and unwavering commitment to excellence ensures each project transcends expectations. Xanthe’s role extends beyond operations; she becomes a guiding force, transforming the building process into an enjoyable journey for clients. With her at the helm, Stark Builders not only delivers structures but creates homes that blend style with functionality.
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Baker

Apprentice Carpenter
Baker, a promising carpentry apprentice at Stark Builders, stands out with his exceptional attention to detail and a contagious positive attitude. Embracing the craft with enthusiasm, he meticulously hones his skills under the guidance of seasoned professionals. Committed to learning and growing, he embodies the values upheld by Stark Builders. With a blend of craftsmanship and positivity, Baker emerges as a valuable asset, contributing to the collaborative and quality-driven ethos of the Stark Builders team.
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Zane

Machine Operator & Fabricator

Zane, the machine operator and fabricator at Stark Builders, is a problem-solving virtuoso on the construction site. With a keen mind and hands-on expertise, he excels in devising ingenious solutions to building challenges. Zane’s ability to fabricate precisely what is necessary elevates the team’s efficiency. Whether overcoming obstacles or customising components, his skill set contributes significantly to the seamless progress of projects. Zane’s ingenuity and technical prowess make him an invaluable asset, ensuring that Stark Builders not only tackles challenges head-on but also thrives in delivering innovative and well-crafted solutions.

The Stark Crew

Our goal is to exceed your expectations by delivering a client-focused service and quality craftsmanship

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Philip

Principal Builder & Consultant

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Fletcher

Engineer & Project Manager

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Sebastian

Operations & Project Manager

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Max

Estimator & Business Development

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Tom

Site Foreman

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Finishing Foreman

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Xanthe

Operations & Asset Manager

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Skilled Tradesmen

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Apprentice Carpenter

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Will

Photography & Videography

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James

Apprentice Carpenter

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Lewis

Machine Operator

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Carpenter

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James

Apprentice Carpenter

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Building Designer

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Building Designer

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Book in a free 15-minute consultation call with one of our renovation experts, or send us a message and our team can provide an initial quote immediately.