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The Amerex team are highly experienced Home Extension and Home Renovation Builders located in central Perth.

Amerex are a Perth Home Renovation Builder, expert in high quality renovations and extensions. The Amerex team are a diverse group of hard-working qualified home additions and renovation specialists who are passionate about their work. In the office we have a dedicated team managing your home renovation project thru the planning and design stage, assisting with your selections, and purchasing and ordering materials for your project.

Out in the field we have recruited a great team of friendly, courteous and professional trades. In fact, all Amerex staff and sub-contractors are committed to our Code of Conduct which ensures we maintain high standards in professionalism, integrity and high quality workmanship.

Steve Burke

Steve Burke

Builder & Managing Director

Builders Registration 9254, WA Renovator of the Year 2014. 2013, 2012. 2011. 2009

Steve is a second generation Perth master builder, and started in the industry as a Carpenter before becoming a Registered Builder. He went on to create Amerex in 1987, and since then has been involved with a staggering number of renovations and building projects.

Steve is passionate about high quality workmanship, integrity and honesty. These essential core values are entrenched in the culture of Amerex, ensuring that the highest standards are expected and maintained by all staff and trades.

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“I created Amerex because I could see a gap in the market for quality renovation builders that also got to know and understand their clients. I get to know each and every one of our clients by listening to them, understanding what they need and what is important to them.

I manage every aspect of their construction project from the start to the end to ensure the details they want, and the quality that they demand is delivered. To me it is not just a building project, it is their home, and everything we do should be focussed on this.”

Suzanne Burke

Suzanne Burke

General Manager

Bachelor of Business (Information Processing), Curtin University. Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing, Edith Cowan University. Australian HIA Business Partner of the Year 2013. WA HIA Business Partner of the Year 2012.

Suzanne has been with the business since 2010 and focusses on Business Systems, Procedures and Policies, HR, IT and Marketing. Prior to joining Amerex, Suzanne worked as a Business Systems Consultant within the IT sector. Over her career she has engaged in a variety of other roles, such as a Technical Writer, Quality Assurance Analyst, Systems Analyst, and even as a Computer Programmer in the early days.

Amerex now reaps the benefit of the knowledge, skills and business acumen that she has acquired over the years. Suzanne has implemented key changes to our back office, and drives our commitment to continual process improvement.

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‘I believe that we can always improve, and that by continually striving for improvement on an ongoing basis, ensures that we aim high and maintain a high standard and high quality focus and culture. The end benefit for clients should be that we do not just meet their expectations, but we that we exceed their expectations.’

Luke Marrell

Luke Marrell

Site Supervisor

Currently completing Certificate IV Building and Construction, Certificate III Cabinet Making and Joinery

Luke is out on site almost every day, checking in with trades and making sure everything is ticking along on each every project as it should be. He always maintains a friendly and approachable disposition and clients love that they can discuss any aspect of their project with Luke.

With an unwaivering commitment to delivering only the best in quality, he also has a strong safety focus and has a particular interest in sustainable design and sustainable building practices.

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‘Delivering excellence in quality while respecting the environment and keeping the site safe are my key drivers. I love working with clients and trades to get the best results in the homes that we transform. Every person is unique and so is their home. I enjoy paying attention to the small details that matter so that the end result is everything the owner(s) dreamed of and more. Handing over a home transformation that has the homeowners beaming with pride is the favourite part of the job.’

Kelly Bongiovanni

Kelly Bongiovanni

Construction Support Officer

Certificate IV in Business Administration

Kelly is a dynamo in the Amerex office. She is the key link between the office and projects on site. Her communication and customer service skills are second only or her exceptional administrative and organisational skills. Kelly is adept at relationship building, and has an excellent rapport across the board with Suppliers and Subcontractors. Clients very quickly come to love Kelly’s incredible ‘can-do’ attitude and are quick to note how helpful she has been, with nothing being too much trouble to follow up.

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“Customer service to me is the opportunity to build rapport and make the client’s building process just that little bit easier. I love being able to grow within a team environment, and learn how to give more to others. I really enjoy the interaction with clients and find no problem answering even the most trivial questions. I get a deep sense of satisfaction when solving problems or helping clients in any way needed.”

Maryanne Cooley

Maryanne Cooley

Office Manager

Maryanne has a multi-faceted role that encompasses Accounts Receivable and Payable, Reception, Office Management, Council Liaison and generally assisting Steve as required.

Previously Maryanne has worked as a Supervisor and Team Manager, leading teams with a strong Customer Service focus in industries such as Banking, Insurance & Superannuation. Maryanne has amassed over 25 years of experience working in Customer Service related roles, and brings to Amerex a drive and commitment to Customer Service that rubs off on everyone around her.

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‘One of my greatest passions is helping others to find solutions to meet their specific needs. As a member of Amerex and also Steve and Suzanne’s family, we have a commitment to working efficiently as a team to ensure quality in the delivery of services. Our shared values have built effective communication and a strong culture of teamwork. One of my favourite quotes is ‘Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.’


Five time Winner of the WA HIA Professional Builder / Renovator of the Year 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2009

Finalists WA HIA Professional Builder /Renovator of the Year 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2010

National Winner of the Australian HIA Professional Builder / Renovator of the Year in 2014

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If you would like more information about any of our services contact us today

t:(08) 9227 1822   e:info@amerex.com.au

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A member of the Amerex team will arrange a time to discuss your
renovation and additions project and assess what stage you are at in the building process.

PO Box 328, North Perth WA 6906
ABN: 67 009 252 680   Builders Registration: 10250


10 Monger Street, Perth WA 6000
PO Box 328, North Perth WA 6906
t: (08) 9227 1822
e: info@amerex.com.au

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Eric Trevaskis
Eric Trevaskis
06:21 11 Dec 17
It was an absolute pleasure to deal with the Amerex team for our home renovation. From Steve Burke the office staff & the various tradespeople, we received exceptional customer service. The skilled tradespeople were reliable, obliging & committed to the highest level of quality on our home. NOTHING was too much trouble. Steve, Pete (the foreman ) & the office staff, especially Kelly, were always available either on the phone or on site if we had any queries. We knew we could always make direct contact with them & that any queries would be quickly resolved. We felt that we received a very personal & professional service from the Amerex team. Amerex came in on budget, they completed the work earlier than scheduled & they ensured our renovation ran smoothly throughout. Thank you Amerex. We love our "new" home and our family and friends are amazed at the transformation. We would wholeheartedly recommend Amerex. Eric & Kristine Trevaskis. .
Rachel Green
Rachel Green
03:57 04 Aug 17
Amerex carried out a large renovation for us in 2015; almost a year-long project. Amerex, lead by Steve, have clearly been in the building industry a long time and offered valuable input and guidance prior to, and during the build. They used skilled tradespeople and quality materials; no corners were cut and I felt confident that the build was of the highest quality. Steve and his team communicated frequently with me along the way and I was involved at every step. I felt comfortable approaching him if I had any questions or concerns, he was always available and acted quickly to resolve any issues. The team at Amerex were reliable, professional and a pleasure to deal with. In particular Kelly, who would often go ‘above and beyond’, was always positive, and nothing was ever too much trouble. People who visit our home always comment on the finish and quality of the build, most believing it’s a new home and not a renovation. I will definitely use Amerex again, and would be happy to recommend them.
Dona Mecham
Dona Mecham
04:07 11 Oct 16
This is the first renovation/building undertaking we have experienced and we cannot speak highly enough of the quality Amerex provided. The project design was flawless, and we were extremely impressed with the marrying of the old and new. The attention to detail provided by Steve and his team was outstanding and our friends and family are quick to note this. We love the extra space and seamless flow of our family home. The Amerex commitment to using quality trades and ensuring the trades delivered on time and rectifying issues, was present throughout the building of our home. This gave us great peace of mind and for these reasons we would not hesitate to recommend Amerex.’
Christine Tonkin
Christine Tonkin
09:05 24 Oct 16
The renovation of our home was its third reincarnation as it was originally a very ordinary rectangular 1950s Roman Catholic outpost church which we turned into a house on a tight budget in the late 1980s. As is usually the case, this current renovation was very significant and emotional for me and my family but more unusually, I was living overseas for almost all of the time the renovation was undertaken. We wanted a home that would comfortably accommodate our family and overseas and interstate visitors, provide a focus for entertaining a crowd, as well as being low maintenance and energy efficient. We selected Amerex as our builder because Steve Burke and his very competent team gave our family the confidence that they could be trusted to undertake this renovation professionally and sensitively including communicating progress every step of the way. Steve and his team took our conceptual design and made our vision a reality in very quick time with practical completion of this major renovation within 7 months of the start date. The site supervision was tight which meant that the work progressed easily between the various trades. What is more, the estimated cost of the job was accurate with variations only to suit changes that we required. The outcome was a home that delivers so much more than we expected in terms of comfort, quality and our initial objectives. It was a real pleasure to deal with Steve and his team. I would not hesitate to recommend Amerex to anyone who needs the services of a truly professional builder/renovator.
Jacqui Seymour
Jacqui Seymour
05:52 09 Aug 17
AMAZING experience. We have just completed a major renovation, and over 18 months dealing with Steve and the AMEREX team. We had a 1930's California bungalow and required the character at the front to be maintained whilst adding almost an entire new house to the back including a second story. We have built twice before, both new homes one with larger builders. The difference between that and our experience with AMEREX was astounding. This was actually an exciting and pleasurable experience throughout. Rather than a number or just "another" client, we were made to feel part of the AMEREX family. The office staff (Loretta, Kelly and Maryanne) are a pleasure to deal with, nothing is ever too much effort. Kelly in particular is a great help with all the various selections and changes and is always smiling! We did not have an issue with a single tradesman throughout. And finally Pete (working foreman) and Steve (owner) are the most hands on, professional and customer focused we have ever met. I was able to speak to either at any time regarding any issue, many times Steve would suggest changes on site to improve the look or function of the renovation and Pete can do it all. No variation fees, complete flexibility, great workmanship direct line to the owners/supervisor, quality finish. We could not recommend AMEREX highly enough. Brenton and Jacqui Seymour Daglish
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