CUSTOM // LOCAL // PERSONAL // CREATIVE

Surround yourself with something special

INDIVIDUAL // EXPERIENCE // PASSION // CLARITY

The next generation of bespoke projects

BESPOKE // DETAIL // QUALITY // PRIDE

Custom Built est. 1983

About.

We are a proudly South Australian family owned + operated building company.

 

Founded in 1983 by Nick Vartzokas, driven by his passion for designing and building high quality custom homes, additions + renovations.

About.

We are a proudly South Australian family owned + operated building company.

Founded in 1983 by Nick Vartzokas, driven by his passion for designing and building high quality custom homes, additions + renovations.

What We Do.

additions + renovations.

custom homes.

developments +
commercial.

view all services.

General Builders. We have an unrestricted builders licence. This means we can build just about anything, but we prefer to stick to housing and smaller commercial projects.

Project Management. From concept to completion, and everything in between. We can take care of pretty well everything on your next project. Allowing you more time to do what you enjoy doing.

Building design. We provide a complete custom design service, fully tailored to your individual needs. Or if you’ve already had your own plans drawn up we can build off those also.

Energy efficiency modelling and reports. Did you know all new homes and additions now require an energy assessment? It means your new home will outperform a house built, say, 5 years ago. It also means you can live in a more comfortable home, pay less bills, and do your bit for the environment.

Planning and Building approvals. Dream big, we’ll take care of the rest. By working closely with local Council and highly experienced Town Planners, together we can achieve exceptional outcomes through well-conceived building design.

Feasibility advice. Will your next project be financially worthwhile? Our feasibility reports are well received by banks and financial institutions and may be the difference between kick starting your next project or having it shelved.

Land divisions. Sitting on your own special piece of land? Looking to demolish and develop? Not only can we provide advice on sub-dividing we can also assist you with planning, approvals, demolition, construction and arrange the issuing of new land titles.

Owner Builders – Project Supervision. Taking on the challenge of building your own home as an Owner Builder? Unlike other Builders we’re here to help. We can provide building inspections, signoffs and a Statement of Compliance as required by your local Council.

Team.

Nick Vartzokas

Managing Director

Nick has a wealth of construction experience, with an enviable back-catalogue of projects. In his 40 plus year career Nick has been personally responsible for delivering some of Adelaide’s finest homes and bespoke commercial projects. Nick remains involved in every AURA project.

Rishi Sidhu

Estimator

BConstrMgt + Economics (Honours)
Diploma of Business

Rishi assists Nick with project costing and tendering. He is driven to succeed within the construction industry and brings a positive attitude to the team.

individuality //

A custom approach to each client and project.

relationships //

Mutual respect and mutual benefit, through
building lasting relationships.

creativity //

Creative solutions through empowered thinking.

accountability //

A high degree of pride in our work and a commitment
to uncompromised quality.

clarity //

Communication with clear explanations and expectations.

Nick Vartzokas

Managing Director

Nick has a wealth of construction experience, with an enviable back-catalogue of projects. In his 40 plus year career Nick has been personally responsible for delivering some of Adelaide’s finest homes and bespoke commercial projects. Nick remains involved in every AURA project.

Rishi Sidhu

Estimator

BConstrMgt + Economics (Honours)
Diploma of Business

Rishi assists Nick with project costing and tendering. He is driven to succeed within the construction industry and brings a positive attitude to the team.

Karen Vartzokas

Office Manager

Certificate 3 in Business

Karen has been an integral part of the AURA team for many years. She ensures the company runs smoothly by overseeing the financial and administration operations.

Alyce Wilson

Office Administrator

Certificate 3 in Business Admin

Alyce ensures an exceptional experience for everybody who calls or walks into AURA’s office. Having recently completed her studies in Business Administration, she assists Karen with the finances and administration of the company.

Glenn Williams

Construction

Glenn is a highly skilled construction work- er with a keen eye for detail. He assists the site team to ensure AURA’s sites are running effectively and safely.

Seven Hevera

Project Foreperson

Steve has had over 30 years’ experience within the building industry along with his building trade qualification put him into good esteem to perform at his best on all our clients at Aura Custom Project.

individuality //

A custom approach to each client and project.

 

relationships //

Mutual respect and mutual benefit, through building lasting relationships.

creativity //

Creative solutions through empowered thinking.

accountability //

A high degree of pride in our work and a commitment to uncompromised quality.

clarity //

Communication with clear explanations and expectations.

The individuality of each
client and project drives
our steadfast commitment
to providing exceptional
build quality, workmanship,

+ value for money.

 

Bernie Brunotte

Project Supervisor

Bernie is an experienced construction supervisor with over 30 years’ experience in the building industry.

He has comprehensive knowledge of building methods + technology and is well versed in all aspects of building.

His commitment to excellence in building is exemplary.

Holly Stephens

Office Assistant

Holly assists the administration team in keeping the office running smoothly and efficiently.

She is also dedicated to making sure that the experience with AURA Custom Projects is outstanding.

Karen Vartzokas

Office Manager

Certificate 3 in Business

Karen has been an integral part of the AURA team for many years. She ensures the company runs smoothly by overseeing the financial and administration operations.

The individuality of each client and project
drives our steadfast commitment to providing exceptional workmanship, build quality
and value for money.

Alyce Wilson

Office Administrator

Certificate 3 in Business Admin

Alyce ensures an exceptional experience for everybody who calls or walks into AURA’s office. Having recently completed her studies in Business Administration, she assists Karen with the finances and administration of the company.

Glenn Williams

Construction

Glenn is a highly skilled construction work- er with a keen eye for detail. He assists the site team to ensure AURA’s sites are running effectively and safely.

Steve Hevera

Project Forepeson

Steve has had over 30 years’ experience within the building industry along with his building trade qualification put him into good esteem to perform at his best on all our clients at Aura Custom Project.

Bernie Brunotte

Project Supervisor

Bernie is an experienced construction supervisor with over 30 years’ experience in the building industry.

He has comprehensive knowledge of building methods + technology and is well versed in all aspects of building.

His commitment to excellence in building is exemplary.

Holly Stephens

Office Assistant

Holly assists the administration team in keeping the office running smoothly and efficiently.

She is also dedicated to making sure that the experience with AURA Custom Projects is outstanding.

Team.

The individuality of each client and project drives our steadfast commitment to providing exceptional workmanship, build quality + value for money.

Nick Vartzokas

Managing Director

Nick has a wealth of construction experience, with an enviable back-catalogue of projects. In his 40 plus year career Nick has been personally responsible for delivering some of Adelaide’s finest homes and bespoke commercial projects. Nick remains involved in every AURA project.

Rishi Sidhu

Estimator

BConstrMgt + Economics (Honours)
Diploma of Business

Rishi assists Nick with project costing and tendering. He is driven to succeed within the construction industry and brings a positive attitude to the team.

Karen Vartzokas

Office Manager

Certificate 3 in Business

Karen has been an integral part of the AURA team for many years. She ensures the company runs smoothly by overseeing the financial and administration operations.

Alyce Wilson

Office Administrator

Certificate 3 in Business Admin

Alyce ensures an exceptional experience for everybody who calls or walks into AURA’s office. Having recently completed her studies in Business Administration, she assists Karen with the finances and administration of the company.

Glenn Williams

Construction

Glenn is a highly skilled construction work- er with a keen eye for detail. He assists the site team to ensure AURA’s sites are running effectively and safely.

Bernie Brunotte

Project Supervisor

Bernie is an experienced construction supervisor with over 30 years’ experience in the building industry.

He has a very comprehensive knowledge of building methods and technology and is well versed in all aspects of building.

Holly Stephens

Office Assistant

Holly assists the administration team in keeping the office running smoothly and efficiently.

She is also dedicated to making sure that the experience with AURA Custom Projects is outstanding.

Seven Hevera

Project Foreperson

Steve has had over 30 years’ experience within the building industry along with his building trade qualification put him into good esteem to perform at his best on all our clients at Aura Custom Project.

individuality //

A custom approach to each client + project.

relationships //

Mutual respect + mutual benefit, through building lasting relationships.

creativity //

Creative solutions through empowered thinking.

accountability //

A high degree of pride in our work + commitment to uncompromised quality.

clarity //

Communication with clear explanations + expectations.

Awards.

Transparency + commitment to customer satisfaction through exceptional workmanship, build quality and value for money.

 

Trust that has been built on more than 40 years of experience and a portfolio of homes that have been recognised through multiple state and national industry awards.

2017 Winner

National Alteration/Addition
$400K – $650K

2017 Winner

National Luxury Project Home
$1M – $2M

2017 Winner

Excellence in an Addition / Renovation $400K – $600K

2017 Winner

Excellence in a contract home
$1M – $1.5M

2013 Winner

National medium density
– 2 to 5 dwellings.

2013 Winner

Excellence in a Medium Density Development up to 5 Dwellings.

2011 Winner

Excellence in a Renovation or Addition $200,000 – $400,000.

2011 Finalist

National Renovation/Addition
$200,000 – $400,000.

2010 Finalist

Excellence in a Commercial / Industrial Build up to $1M.

2010 Commendation

Excellence in a Contract Home $500,000 – $700,000.

Awards.

Transparency + commitment to customer satisfaction through exceptional workmanship, build quality and value for money.

 

Trust that has been built on more than 40 years of experience and a portfolio of homes that have been recognised through multiple state and national industry awards.

2017 Winner

National Alteration/Addition
$400K – $650K

2017 Winner

Excellence in an Addition / Renovation $400K – $600K

2013 Winner

National
medium density
– 2 to 5 dwellings.

2011 Winner

Excellence in a
Renovation or Addition
$200K – $400K

2010 Finalist

Excellence in a Commercial / Industrial Build up to $1M.

2017 Winner

National Luxury Project Home
$1M – $2M

2017 Winner

Excellence in a contract home $1M – $1.5M

2013 Winner

Excellence in a Medium
Density Development
– up to 5 Dwellings.

2011 Finalist

National Renovation
and/or Addition
$200K – $400K

2010 Commendation

Excellence in a Contract Home $500 – $700K.