Celebrating 50 years as Queensland’s leading home builders

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Let’s celebrate! This year, GW Homes marks its 50th year of building quality homes in South East Queensland. We reckon it’s a great time to take a look back at where we’ve come from, and where we’re planning to head in the next 50 years.

Over the last half a century, many Queensland builders have come and gone. But GW Homes is still in business and going strong. How do we do it?

Did you know? GW Homes opened for business as Australia switched to decimal currency

We believe it’s thanks to our strong family culture of doing the job right, never settling for less than the highest standard of workmanship, and taking pride in the finished homes we hand over to our customers.

A history of solid building practices

GW Homes began back in 1964, when our founder Grant Williams started building homes in Brisbane with his business partner, Peter Makepeace. Two years later, GW Homes was registered as a business name and our story officially began.

Did you know? In 1966 Robert Menzies’ political career ended just as GW Homes’ began

In his time as a builder, Grant Williams served as the President of the Queensland Master Builders’ Association (now Master Builders Queensland) and is now a life member of the organisation. Grant was also a judge of the QMBA and Australian Home of the Year for a whopping 16 years.

Today, the next Williams generation, Andrew, Mathew and Jody, are proud to carry on his commitment to quality and service in home building. Our sub-contractors and tradesmen have also bought into the GW Homes philosophy, and many have worked with us for decades.

It’s the same solid business principles that Grant Williams introduced half a century ago that stand us in good stead today. Thanks, Dad.

A reputation built over 50 years

So what does GW Homes’ long history of reputable home building mean for you? It shows that we’re here to stay – and that we’re motivated to uphold our reputation with every home we build.

Did you know? The first episode of Star Trek went to air as GW Homes was launched

Thanks to our solid family foundation, you can rest assured that our team will work hard to ensure your complete satisfaction with your finished home.

Looking forward to the next 50 years of home building in SE Qld

In 2016, GW Homes is proud to have completed more than 3,000 homes for families in South East Queensland. But we’re just getting started!

Did you know? The Rolling Stones toured Australia in 1966 for just the second time – they’ve been back four more times since!

We’re firmly focused on looking ahead and staying on top of home building trends, exploring new building methods, and meeting new regulations. And we can’t wait to find out what the building industry will bring in the next 50 years.

Find out how GW Homes’ half century of experience could give you the home you’ve always dreamed of. Call us on 3393 1399 or get in touch with the contact form here.

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