Builders of quality home since 1954

Why AGW ?

The difference is in the detail

At AGW Homes, we take pride in producing nothing but the highest quality constructions while at the same time providing a personalised service.

This combination allows for maximum satisfaction with minimum fuss. Over the past 60 year history of AGW Homes, we have developed a following of satisfied customers who have built with us time and time again.

As a boutique sized company, we can ensure you will always be able to maintain a constant and productive relationship with our staff. Access to our company’s director is available all day, giving you peace of mind that your job is of the utmost importance to us and that all your queries can be attended to as quickly as possible.

Over the past 60 years in the industry, we have developed a way of building that well exceeds all the requirements set by the Building Code to ensure your home or development is completed with no less than the best trades and practices. These methods are constantly being improved by our in house quality assurance systems and regular training is conducted with our trades to keep them up to date on all relevant changes. With some of our trades having been with us for almost 30 years, we have the utmost confidence in the product they will produce for us, and ultimately you.

Our extensive experience in all facets of building allows us to provide excellent value for money, whilst always incorporating new innovations and environmental awareness into your project. Being able to provide a comprehensive quote, fixed price contract and a set timeline means that we can provide you with peace of mind you require whilst undertaking this exciting journey with us.


Repeat business is a major part of our success

Since it commenced in 1954, AGW Homes has been one of Melbourne’s premier builder’s.

It’s strong emphasis on attention to detail has ensured this family owned business’s success in the construction industry. Over the past 60 plus years, we have built hundreds of dwellings, from multi-unit developments to luxurious beach-side homes.

Originally founded by Arthur Woodland, A G Woodland Pty Ltd was taken over by his son, Mark Woodland over 30 years ago. Mark has continued to develop the family business into a thriving organization, re-branding it as AGW Homes.

Repeat business has been a major aspect of AGW Homes’ success. Clients have been coming back to Mark for his personalized service to build their homes time and again, with some clients up to their fifth or sixth house. This loyalty underlines the time, care and effort Mark and the team at AGW Homes put into every project.

With each project, no stone is left unturned. From start to finish, AGW Homes will guide you through the project with unsurpassed construction and design knowledge, scrupulous attention to detail and superb craftsmanship to ensure you will be completely satisfied with the end result.

Where We Build


AGW Homes, the GreenSmart Professionals

Residential ‘Green’ buildings (or renovations) are constructed with a superior level of respect for the environment and building inhabitants.

As a resident of a Green home, you benefit from optimised airflow, climate control and natural lighting, enhanced ergonomics, and reduced energy and water bills.

We are proud to hold our GreenSmart accreditation from the HIA and continue to extend our knowledge of environmental sustainability. By choosing to build using GreenSmart principles, you help conserve the earth’s resources and minimise impacts on our environment. We are always willing to share ideas on how you could integrate GreenSmart principles into your project. The smallest things can make large impacts for both environment and inhabitants.

We can assist with making your home more sustainable across a number of areas:

  • Solar orientation, solar electricity and solar hot water systems
  • Cross ventilation and oxygen enhancing flora
  • Double glazing and other insulation options
  • Rain water collection and grey water recycling
  • LED lighting and appliance efficiency.

GreenSmart principles are really beneficial to you and your family (and the wider community). They enable us to be able to:

  • Demonstrate improved energy, resource, and water efficiency
  • Enable homeowners to waste less and recycle more
  • Create healthier homes for occupants
  • Reduce the waste from the building process
  • Improve site management during construction.

The long term benefits of designing and building a home to include GreenSmart principles can include lowering energy and water bills, a warmer house in winter, a cooler house in summer, increased resource efficiency, a healthier home for the occupants and less waste going to landfill.

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The Team

Mark Woodland

Managing Director & Licensed Builder

Mark is who your home will begin with. From the start, your communication with Mark will be extensive and comprehensive. His experience and dedication to your job will set him apart from all other builders.

Mark oversees the entire business to ensure it runs as efficiently as possible. His regular site visits also make certain that all our current jobs are progressing as planned and at the highest possible standard.

Mark enjoys spending time with his family and friends, making the most of what life have to offer. He is a keen sailor and has been a long standing member at the RBYC.

Mark has been licensed builder for almost 30 years and holds Certificate 3 in Occupational Health & Safety (Building & Construction).

Chris Mitchell

Operations Manager

Chris’ construction industry experience spans a wide facet of expertise. He manages a dual estimating and business development role at AGW Homes and is responsible for maintaining customer relationships, from tender procurement right through to job completion. He also assists in the project management of our current jobs.

Chris strives to successfully develop relationships across the contractor and client group, delivering on AGW Home’s commitment and reputation of high quality developments. His aim, along with the organisations is to always go above and beyond client expectations.

Chris has a love for travel and all things water based. His enthusiastic approach to life means you will find him regularly out with family and friends living life to the fullest.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Certificates 2, 3 & 4 in Building & Construction, and Certificate 3 in Occupational Health & Safety (Building & Construction).

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