Independent Builders Gippsland Team

Independent Builders Gippsland are your friendly and professional local Gippsland builders

The team at Independent Builders Gippsland continually strive for excellence with every home built and are dedicated to maintaining a reputation as quality custom home builders you can trust.

Our clients can rest assure the registered builder taking charge of their purchase of a life time will deliver a beautiful, quality built home. Each and every IBG Home includes a range of quality inclusions that come as standard features and not as an extra cost – Just check out our impressive range of standard inclusions.

We are local; building with Independent Builders Gippsland means you support local labour / local suppliers. We can assure you all profits will remain in the local town and among our local communities, unlike large multi-national companies.

From the treatment of our staff, to our clients. From the dealings with suppliers, to our community partnerships, we treat people like family. We are real locals, honest, loyal and fun. We are rock solid, dependable, consistent, we can be relied upon.


Meet Our Team
The Team

John Lizars – Sales & Estimating | John joined IBG in 2012 and is a very valuable member of the IBG team; John’s years of experience and knowledge with in our industry including our local area are invaluable when working on a new home design, quoting thru to contracts.


Sophie Dilks – Sales & Office Administration | Sophie will be your first point of contact and go-to-person throughout the pre-construction phase of the build. Sophie is all about details; she’s organised and will keep your design stage running smoothly from start to finish.


Chloe Schlitz – Colour Consultant | Chloe will help you build the home of your dreams by providing a wealth of new home knowledge and expertise. Chloe has a strong eye for interior and exterior design with her great sense of style and passion; she can help you create the perfect style for your new home


Tania McNamara – Building Administrator | Tania has over 25 years’ experience as a building administrator. She is the principle point of contact in the office for all inquiries from contract stage thru to handing over the keys. Tania’s wealth of knowledge on the business side of new home construction will help guide you thru the administration process.


Brian McNamara – Managing Director & Registered Building Practitioner | Brian is the Managing Director and Registered Builder with over 30 years Commercial and Residential building experience combined. Brian will co-ordinate the construction phase of your build, and personally manages and supervises the entire project to ensure every detail of your home comes together perfectly. Brian will keep you up to speed with what’s happening on site, and is always ready to answer your questions and provide advice.


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Brian has over 35 years in the building industry where he has worked on a range of residential and commercial projects in the Bairnsdale / Gippsland area, also spending some time in Karratha Western Australia in the late 1990’s where he was able to work on large commercial projects.

Brian is a Registered Building Practitioner and has been a member of the Master Builders Association Victoria for over 15 years. He enjoys being involved in the local community and in particular a local football club serving his time as President and coaching junior teams. Brian along with wife Tania have pioneered their family owned and operated business built on their vast experience, knowledge and passion for the building industry.

Care and craftsmanship is the foundation of B & T McNamara Builders.

Visit our showroom for home design inspiration and chat to the team!