About

Visioneer

Visioneer is an award-winning construction group focused on the delivery of architecturally unique, highly specified single-residences, multi-residential developments and commercial structures.

Our experience is in the construction of bespoke and complex renovations, additions and new builds. We specialise in engaging with clients and consultants during the documentation phase of the project, streamlining structure, exploring sustainability considerations and delivering cost efficiencies, without compromising aesthetic intent.

We are passionate about delivering quality, an exceptional finish and positive client & consultant experience, all within critical time and cost parameters.

Visioneer is proud to collaborate and to build with many of Australia’s most highly-acclaimed and awarded architects and interior designers.

Directors

Michael Schuurmans

Director

Michael is a founding Director of Visioneer. His extensive building experience comes from more than thirty years working in both residential and commercial construction. His depth of knowledge and skills have been highly sought after within the construction industry as has his strong reputation for high quality and excellence in building.

As a Director at Visioneer, Michael liaises with Architects, clients and consultants throughout the design and construction process. He also oversees technical compliance on all sites, closely liaising with the project and site teams. Michael’s input and experience are a defining factor in the quality and distinction of completed projects at Visioneer.

James Gooley

Director

James is a registered Domestic Builder (Unlimited) whilst also holding a degree in Property and Construction from the University of Melbourne.

He applies a considered and measured approach to each project, emphasised by his logical thought process, meticulous attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills. Closing in on 20 years in the construction industry, James’ reputation for having an unrelenting work ethic, building strong relationships and an innate intuition for design & detail were key factors in him becoming a Director of Visioneer in 2014.

James approaches clients, architects, members of his team and trades with open communication, respect and a resolute commitment to quality and consistent delivery.

Early in his career James gained experience in the commercial field before being captivated by high-end bespoke residential construction. Always an early adopter, James ensures Visioneer remains at the forefront of innovation and continues to set industry standards.

James oversees finance, business development and the senior project team.

Nick Spargo

Director

Nick completed a Bachelor of Property and Construction at The University of Melbourne before joining a national Tier 1 commercial construction company where he oversaw the construction of some of Melbourne’s major commercial retail projects.

In 2016, Nick joined the Visioneer team to grow the commercial expertise of the business. In addition to managing the business’ commercial projects, Nick has also been directly involved in the delivery of award-winning multi-residential projects.

Nick became a director of the company in 2018 and holds the Commercial Building Registration for the business. Nick oversees Visioneer’s commercial and development activities whilst ensuring consistent delivery practices are maintained across the business.

Team

Samuel Austin

Site Manager

Rob Bosher

Site Manager

Melanie Burgess

Project Manager

Tim Callaghan

Construction Manager

Tony Chappell

Maintenance Manager

Cameron Davidson

Chief Financial Officer

Michael Dumitru

Estimating Assistant

Jono Emeny

Site Manager

Graeme Fiddes

Site Manager

Dayne Fuge

Site Manager

Barry Gesthuizen

Site Manager

Scott Gordon

Contract Administrator

Jack Greely

Apprentice Carpenter

Elisa Hanafi

Project Manager

Maxwell Bain Jones

Trade Assistant

Paul Jones

Site Manager

Andrew Middlemiss

Apprentice Carpenter

Barbara Murphy

Accounts Administrator

Minh Nguyen

Project Manager

Innocent Nnadi

Apprentice Carpenter

Darryl O’Halloran

Site Manager

Adam Papageorgiou

Estimating Manager

Daniel Rumph

Project Manager

Josh Saccutelli

Site Manager

Josh Schmierer

Leading Hand

Sam Schulte

Foreman

Adam Smith

Leading Hand

Oliver Styant-Browne

Carpenter

Helen Theos

Office Manager

James Toth

Project Manager

Marcus van der Haar

Project Administrator

Steve Ward

Site Manager

Luke Watson

Site Manager

Alex Williems

Apprentice Carpenter

Hugh Williams

Project Manager

Ben Zani

Site Manager

Awards

2019

Master Builders Excellence in Housing Awards

Bio-Courtyard Residence

Winner – Best Custom Home Over $2M

HIA CSR Victorian Housing Awards

Whitlam Place

Winner – Apartment of the Year

Finalist – Apartment Complex up to $20M

1886 Residence

Winner – Home of the Year

Winner – Renovation/Addition Project of the Year

Winner – Renovation/Addition Project over $2.5M

Bio-Courtyard Residence

Winner – Custom Built Home of the Year

Winner – Custom Built Home over $3M

2018

HIA CSR Victorian Housing Awards

Beach Residence

Winner – Home of the Year

Winner – Custom Built Home of the Year

Winner – Custom Built Home Over $2M

Washington Street

Winner – Apartment of the Year

Master Builders Excellence in Housing Awards

Washington Street

Winner – Best Multi-Unit Development – 4 to 12 Units

2017

Master Builders Excellence in Housing Awards

Rammed Earth Residence

Special Commendation – Best Custom Home Over $2M

HIA CSR Victorian Housing Awards

Rammed Earth Residence

Judges Commendation – Custom Built Homes Over $2M

Guggenheim Residence

Runner Up – Renovation/Addition Project over $1.5M

2016

HIA CSR Victorian Housing Awards

Sculpture Residence

Winner – Home of the Year

Winner – Custom Built Home of the Year

Winner – Custom Built Home Over $2M

Waterfall Residence

Runner Up – Renovation / Addition Project Over $1M

Master Builders Excellence in Housing Awards

Waterfall Residence

Special Commendation – Best Renovation / Addition over $1M

2015

HIA CSR Victorian Housing Awards

Limestone Residence

Runner Up – Custom Built Home Over $5M

Pond Residence

Runner Up – Custom Built Home $3M - $5M

Precast + Cedar Residence

Winner – Custom Built Home $2M - $3M

2012

HIA CSR Victorian Housing Awards

Art Deco Residence

Winner – Victorian Home of the Year

Winner – Renovation / Addition Project of the Year

Winner – Renovation / Addition Project Over $1M

Hawthorn Residence

Winner – Custom Built Home $1M - $2M

2011

Abode House of the Year Awards

Timber Apartment

Winner – Best Bathroom

Runner Up – Best Interior

Commendation – Best Kitchen

2010

Master Builders Excellence in Housing Awards

Travertine Residence

Special Commendation – Best Renovation / Addition Over $1M

HIA CSR Victorian Housing Awards

Travertine Residence

Runner Up – Renovations & Additions Over $600K

Australian Timber Design Awards

Timber Apartment

Winner – Best Residential Interior

IDEA Awards

Timber Apartment

Short Listed – Best Residential Interior – Multi Dwelling

2009

HIA CSR Victorian Housing Awards

Pavilion

Finalist – Renovated Kitchen Over $30K