Port Melbourne by Mavi Built

One of the most exciting boutique developments we’ve had the pleasure of working on recently was a triple townhouse project in Port Melbourne.

Each of these impressive modern townhouses features three bedrooms, two bathrooms, spacious living areas and a garage with two car spaces, thanks to the impressive car stackers for each townhouse.

This project is a real feat of innovative and modern design; a space where natural and industrial materials were combined with flair. 

Let’s talk street appeal

When approaching this development from the street, you’ll be struck first by the striking façade – a combination of round brick and rolled grid feature metal sections. This metal grid forge extends to one of the townhouse’s stunning rooftop terraces, which boasts wonderful city views.

Our clients were looking for the “wow-factor” and we certainly think the exterior design by Kavellaris Urban Design delivered!

Step inside this boutique development

Step inside the first townhouse and you find the exterior style is continued with black curved surfaces and large ECCO circular windows that look out to a nearby park. This unique circular theme is certainly Port Melbourne’s most unique feature – not only does it make for striking impact on the street, but it also allows for an impressive amount of natural light into each townhouse.

In terms of style, our clients wanted to create something contemporary and industrial, but with a degree of softness that permeated the exterior and interior of the home. This saw the melding of monochrome industrial materials with softer curves come to life throughout the development.

A few challenges along the way

Our Port Melbourne project also has two street frontages. This meant an extra level of strategic planning was required by our team throughout the build, particularly around access requirements and liaising with neighbours and local council for permits.

One of the most important and innovative parts of this build was the installation of the Klaus car stackers in each garage to enable storage for two cars. This also allowed space for us to build three bedrooms within each townhouse.

We couldn’t have pulled off this innovative project without the hard work of our trusted team, including suppliers and subcontractors. A special shoutout to CFS Combined Facility Services, Giant Constructions, MJL Superior Plumbing, Johns Prestige Electrical, Pulse Weld, Big Cat Plastering, DT Marble, Expert Cabinets, JT Brick, MZH Tiling, Dowcon, Truss Onsa, DB Dream Floors, GLUX, 3RD Planet Excavations, Tonga Excavations, Perfect Touch Rendering, Dynamic Caulking, MTMI Scaffolding, Vic Stairs , Taylors Lakes Concreting and Totally Outdoors.


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Joshua Scuderi-Camilleri


Joshua joined Mavi Built in 2021 as a carpentry apprentice. He’s is in the process of learning the Mavi Built way and training alongside our senior members to work on defects, maintenance, framing, lockup & fixing work. We look forward to watching him evolve and work through his carpentry apprenticeship.

Andrew Branella


Andrew started with Mavi Built in 2020 as a carpentry apprentice. He has great carpentry knowledge and specialises in assisting with carpentry tasks, including defects, maintenance, framing, lockup & fixing work. Andrew is soon to complete his apprenticeship to be a qualified carpenter.

Kosta Kouzoumis

Leading Hand Carpenter

Kosta joined Mavi Built in 2019 as one of our valued carpentry members. He has great carpentry knowledge and specialises in building tasks, including defects, maintenance, framing, lockup work and fixing work. Kosta is an all-rounder who assists in various on-site carpentry roles and the management of key stages of building where required.

Luke Delaney

Maintenance & Defects Manager

Luke commenced with Mavi Built in 2020 as our maintenance manager. He has great carpentry knowledge and specialises in defects and ongoing maintenance for Mavi Built. Luke also assists in various onsite carpentry roles and the management of key stages of building where required.

Arif Yildirim

Contract Administrator

Arif started with Mavi Built in 2016 as an estimator, assisting with all tendering for Mavi Built. Arif is now a contract administrator, he is responsible for running live projects, schedule assistance, accounting liaison, key contracting preparation tasks, estimating and all administration aspects of running live and pre-construction projects.

Adam Gazic

Senior Project Manager

Adam started with Mavi Built in 2012 as a contract administrator and is now a senior project manager. He is responsible for running live projects, scheduling, accounting liaison, key contracting preparation tasks and general overview and planning requirements for any live and pre-construction tasks.

Christina Raftopoulos

Accounts and Admin Manager

Christina is George’s sister and started her career with Mavi Built as a bookkeeper in 2015. She is now George`s PA and Head of Accounts, looking after admin and finances. Christina assists George with administration and accounting duties, including contract administration, operations and other general tasks.

Rhys Cunningham

Site Manager

Rhys started with Mavi Built as a 3rd year apprentice in 2017. Rhys has followed a similar path to Daniel, starting as an apprentice carpenter and now being a head site manager. Rhys is currently undergoing a course to become a registered builder to further his career with Mavi Built and his knowledge in the industry.

Daniel Vassillos

Site Manager

Daniel started as an apprentice with Mavi Built back in 2009 and has made huge strides since then, becoming a leader in the company. He started as an apprentice carpenter, to leading hand carpenter, to the maintenance and defects manager to now being a head site manager.

Daniel is George’s right hand man, assisting to manage on-site duties and day-to-day functions, including the management of the on-site specialist team.

George Raftopoulos

Managing Director

A carpenter by trade, George began his building career with a successful carpentry business before establishing Mavi Built in 2009. Having worked hands-on building projects from the ground up, George has the technical knowledge and construction expertise to ensure all projects are built and finished to the highest standard.

George acts as the Construction Manager and Senior Project Manager on all projects and overseas all construction works, liaising with the site and project management team on a daily basis to ensure build quality, planning and client satisfaction remain the focus on all projects.