Five of the nation's best

Five of the nation's best

Five South Australian members have been named among the best in the country at this year's national Master Builders awards.

Sarah Constructions was recognised for its work on the Royal Flying Doctors Service (RFDS) headquarters which co-located all of RFDS facilities in one building. 

Metricon's Savannah 40 Loft won national display home in the $250,000 to $350,000 category and was recognised for its "outstanding internal and external finishes."

Other winners included:

  • AURA Custom Projects for Excellence in Alteration/Addition between $400,000 to $650,000 for their Glenunga project;
  • Sterling Homes for National Display Home under $250,000 for Verona 210 and;
  • Nathan O'Neill claimed the top prize of National Young Builder of the Year 2017.

Congratulations to all of the winners and our State winners that were entered. More details on these projects can be found below. 

Sarah Constructions

National Commercial / Industrial Construction Award $10M to $20M

Sarah Constructions

Royal Flying Doctors Service

Sarah Constructions were engaged to construct the Royal Flying Doctors Service headquarters co-locating all of their facilities to one building; including the nursery/emergency medical, aircraft maintenance, administration and aircrew accommodation. The project was constructed on a difficult site with a high water table and Adelaide Airport restrictions. The detailing of various finishes was delivered to a high standard by the project team. 

Metricon Homes Pty Ltd

National Display Home $250k to $350k

Metricon Homes Pty Ltd

Savannah 40 Loft

This distinctive two-storey home built by Metricon Homes incorporates an outstanding level of internal and external finishes. The home provides excellent value for money in this competitive category.

 

 

 

Sterling Homes

National Display Home Under $250k

Sterling Homes

Verona 210

This home maintains a very high standard of internal and external finishes while responding to the sloping site and orientation. Sterling Homes have created a very impressive layout, and a number of outstanding features that make this display home extremely good value for money. 

 

 

 

AURA Custom Projects

National Alteration / Addition $400k to $650k

AURA Custom Projects

Glenunga

AURA managed this design and construct project to a very high standard from start to finish and the level of finishes throughout is nothing short of excellent. Site access was limited and via an existing carport, over which the builder added an additional room with recycled windows from the original extension. The custom-constructed pool, pool house and outdoor room are complemented by private outdoor spaces with attention to detail. 

Nathan O'Neill - Unique Urban Built

National Young Builder of the Year 2017

Nathan O'Neill - Unique Urban Built

Nathan impressed the judges with his business acumen. He started his business after leaving the army and has developed it into a high-performing commercial construction company. He has successfully built two companies from the ground up, completing projects ahead of time with good client relationships. His ability to develop and implement business strategies and deliver on them has made him a successful builder.