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Success Business Magazine Issue 21
  • Posted Tuesday, 19 September 2017
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Success Business Magazine Issue 21

I anticipate that our future homes will blend architecture and thermal technologies. This new thinking should respect time proven or enduring strategies of design used by our forebears. Our home design will always need its aesthetic appeal but the...

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Success Business Magazine Issue 19
  • Posted Thursday, 3 August 2017
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Success Business Magazine Issue 19

From the day Nixon Build opened their doors in 2005, they’ve had one goal: to create innovative re-designs and build quality homes to suit the relaxed, tropical North Queensland lifestyle.

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Outdoor Living

Outdoor Living

Living outside is an essential part of living in North Queensland. Townsville hosts an average of 300 sunny days per year, so it makes sense to live the good life outdoors. I would like to share a few ideas with you about the planning of an outdoor living space.

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Skilling Up in Construction
  • Posted Tuesday, 14 March 2017
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Skilling Up in Construction

Young people have a great deal to offer if given the opportunity. Naturally it is necessary to screen for the right fit with respect to culture, values and potential. At Nixon Build we have been working closely with Construction Skills Queensland over the last 12 months, developing a training program which embraces and accommodates all employees.

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The Rebirth of Nixon Build
  • Posted Thursday, 12 January 2017
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The Rebirth of Nixon Build

“When I started off it was with an old four-wheel drive, trailer and two $20,000 credit cards. That was the extent of it”

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Success Business Magazine Issue 20
  • Posted Thursday, 4 August 2016
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Success Business Magazine Issue 20

The benefit of having an energy efficient home is not a new subject. Recently, however, there is a lot of buzz on the subject of efficiencies, largely driven by rising energy costs and the cost of living in general.

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Success Business Magazine Issue 18
  • Posted Monday, 2 February 2015
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Success Business Magazine Issue 18

Residential construction, renovation, remodelling and new builds are very different to construction work managed through a body like the Department of Housing or commercial ventures. Most commercial work is managed through a bureaucratic process largely driven by drawings, official scopes and documentation with no emotion attached to the decision when managing the project.

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How Do I Choose the Right Builder?
  • Posted Monday, 4 August 2014
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How Do I Choose the Right Builder?

"It is not just about skill, it is skill with the right attitude which counts. If you do not look forward to getting up to go to work then you are in the wrong job”

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Success Business Magazine Issue 13
  • Posted Monday, 5 May 2014
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Success Business Magazine Issue 13

For those that don’t know if they will be spending $30,000 or $100,000 for a given project you need to start somewhere. The builder should be able to provide you with a rough estimate to try and establish whether the scope is within your budget.

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