About us

Why choose us

Skillco combines over twenty years of expertise in environmental, commercial Design, and Construction which provides the perfect Building platform for your business. Our experienced approach in projects comes from our knowledge and understanding of the construction business and the people who work in it. We believe that our core values inspire other craftsman not just for today but for the future, that’s why we insist in quality every time. At Skillco we pride ourselves in our ability to challenge conventions and industry norms by bringing innovative ideas and thinking to our clients. We believe the best practice is ‘promoted’; 'encouraged' and 'shared' through you and our business thus enabling us to continually develop and evolve.

What we do

We create work of quality and distinction, and our experience is vast from building retail shops, commercial outlets, office fit outs, award winning homes, to hospitals. We work great with designers and Architects to what we would call synergy, they love the fact that we know so much about the construction industry, and just to let you know, we offer all levels of remedial maintenance contracts so that your investment stays investable, so why not give us a call and let us help service your project. In essence, we aim to become a long term service provider delivering certainty for our clients. Skillco is a leading contractor within Australia delivering the full range of retail projects including new build, extension and refurbishment schemes. Skillco regularly work on both fixed price and fee based appointments and has framework arrangements in place with several clients.

Our mission

We work for the heart of Sydney from the eastern suburbs to the far west building, architectural designed homes, and our teams flourish with craftsman dedicated professionals who are passionate with what they do, that is why we are members of the Master builders Association and the Australian Shop and Office Fitting Industry Association (ASOFIA). Through continued focus on our clients we are able to understand their business drivers and become an extension of their organisations. As a result we enjoy over 90% repeat order business. Skillco operate a friendly, open and honest approach on every project and we are proud of our record of never having had an unsatisfied client. At Skillco we have experienced personnel at all levels and disciplines who understand the retail environment. Skillco people have a “can do” attitude and will work together to go that extra mile. This teamwork ethic combined with staff knowledge and experience runs through the whole company, utilising the skills of the individual to maximise benefits for everyone.




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Why we do it

We love creating and our passion is visible right from the word go. Creating habits that inspire whether it’s in a shopping centre or a coffee shop you will be sure to know when we have left a job with the extreme detail in the finishes. We understand that each client and project will demand its own form of contract. We are flexible to these demands and are familiar with a variety of contract types including design and build and traditional routes. Skillco also have a significant small work and roll out program capability. This program of works can vary from national roll outs to small space swaps. Within these work streams we often provide a full turnkey service including store planning, phasing and retail delivery. We have an established, robust system to measure our performance and progress. This in turn enables us to focus on the areas of our business that can make the most impact on our performance. We have developed internal systems using current technologies such as private networking and video conferencing that enable us to work smarter and more efficiently. Our clients are not only impressed but, comforted in knowing that their project is in the right hands.

When can we do it?

Our teams do whatever it takes to make the project a success. This ability to deliver certainty enables us to establish long term relationships through repeat work. Our key account teams play a major role in ensuring we remained focused on our clients’ needs. Skillco have a track record of successful delivery of complex and innovative projects. We have experience in driving down cost and program durations and have delivered major reductions on out turn costs and improved opening dates on numerous occasions. Our non adversarial approach ensures productive and efficient relationships are maintained and all the teams’ effort can go toward successful delivery. We utilise our innovative approach to ensure freshness in what we do. We continually remind ourselves... “We are only as good as our last project”.

Our mission

See your Vision
Keep our Promise
Illustrate Our Work
Liase with our Clients
Love what we Do
Come Back for Quality Assurance
Operate as Profesionals

George Lowe


CEO of Skillco Design & Construct

Skillco Design & Construct is an Australian based Construction company that defines itself through its own title ‘Skillco’ the ‘Skilled Company’. Boasting a team of dedicated professionals. We are a reliable team of trades.

Jodi had established a network of clients and portfolio that has allowed him to expand into more than one sector of Construction and by 2010 the company restructured and re-branded itself to move into the direction of an Operational and marketable organisation.


Lawrence Smart

Lawrence Smart

Project Manager

Is a highly-motivated and results orientated manager within the construction sector. He has a proven track record of providing exemplary levels of service to a broad range of clients including VIPs and high-profile individuals. With years of experience in building businesses and support systems he is relentless in the pursuit to meet client deadlines and expectations at the highest level. This has been his trademark and his motto for every day.

Norm Mawad

Norm Mawad

Construction Manager

Norm has been in the construction industry since 1993 and is also an architectural draftsman. He has worked on residential, retail and commercial projects varying in size and content. Norms eye for detail has gained him the reputation of being quite the perfectionist in the industry with high expectations of both himself and those who work for him. He is well respected by those who work with him, by his peers and clients.

Maggie Mawad

Maggie Mawad

Accounts Manager

Maggie has been in the construction industry she keeps the wheels turning. She works across the whole Skillco business both with customers and suppliers, Her eye for detail has gained skillco the reputation of being honest and reliable. She is friendly and always willing to that little bit more to make sure that all the t's and sevens are crossed. She gets to work with everyone and you'll soon know why we all call her the mother of Skillco.

Dominique Mawad

Dominique Mawad

Interior Designer

Dominique has worked as an Interior Designer for 29 years and has also been in project management for 20 of those years. Dominique has designed for both residential and commercial jobs in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Christchurch and Auckland in New Zealand. Her approach is very much about designing for the client, not for herself. She also using the Psychology of colour to assist clients in providing an environment that works for them.

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