Romark Design Constructions luxury home builder was established on the Gold Coast in 1988, by Ramona and Mark Settree and is today in its third generation as a Building Company.
Mark started out his career in the high rise sector with the largest Gold Coast building company at the time and is a qualified carpenter himself. He has been in the luxury home building industry now for over 35 years. This unique building experience is often featured on the local news and media for pushing the boundaries and achieving the unimaginable in construction prowess.
Building is in Romark’s blood with Ramona’s father being an established high profile builder in N.S.W. and Victoria. Ramona has thus acquired a background in building knowledge and business operations whilst working within her father’s business.
With over three decades of Romark building luxury homes in Queensland which entail unique construction processes, Mark has gained invaluable experience in all areas of construction. Experience is the key to successfully building Award Winning Homes. Mark is also equipped with the necessary skills to satisfy clientele with very high levels of expectation. As a dedicated member of the Master Builders and the Housing Industry Association, Mark is working to lift the standards within a framework of constant change and growth within the building sector.
END TO END PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Mark has project managed many builds for the best of professionals including developers. With decades of building experience Mark has behind him, he takes the worry out of the build for you, being in constant communication with all the consultants to ensure your home is built as per plans and specifications. From end to end, Mark oversees everything. Personal service and attention to detail is what Romark is renowned for. Whether it be a new build or a renovation, Romark’s experience within the industry and our Award Winning finishes sets us apart from the rest.
MASTER BUILDER & COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTIONS
Working in the industry within the luxury home building sector, Mark has a been involved in many unique experiences, often involving local news networks who hear the murmurs of exceptional homes under construction. From the Sovereign Glass House Project featuring a unique glass-enclosed office complete with glass footbridge which drew the attention of the Gold Coast News – nothing is ever too much trouble for Romark.
The Award Winning Hedges Surfers Delight Project involved the installation of Australia’s largest residential pool window which not only stopped traffic (twice!) but also made the news as the pool window was craned into position and installed. As always, Mark stays grounded and humble by the amazing feats Romark is involved with.
Holding prestigious positions within the Master Builders, including Vice Chairman and Chairman, this enabled Mark to reach many builders within the Industry and to be their role model and mentor. Mark also represented the Master Builders at State level sitting on the “State Housing Committee” in Brisbane, working with heads of State to improve the Industry and assist those whom required guidance.
Contributing to the local community does not stop with amazing construction feats and glowing testimonials from Industry associations. Mark’s contributions have been recognised by the Red Cross for donating over 100 blood and plasma donations.
2020 was an amazing year for Romark in terms of industry recognition for our project management, construction and design business. We received award recognition for the Master Builder’s Individual Home Category Award 2020, Master Builder’s 2020 House Of The Year Award For Brisbane, And Housing Institute Of Australia Best Home Over $5M Brisbane for our “La maison du Bonheur,” translated from the French meaning “House of Happiness,” Project.
We also received accolades for our design, remodelling and renovation work on “Almogim,” translated from the Hebrew to mean “Corals of the Sea.” This project was awarded the Gold Coast Home Renovation of the Year 2020 by the Master Builders’ Association, 2020 Master Builder’s Highest Category For A Renovation And Remodelling Project and the Gold Coast’s Best Renovation and Addition $1M to $1.5M category by the Housing Institute of Australia.
Among Romark’s other industry awards include Queensland Master Builder’s association award for Best Kitchen, Best Home Sloping Sites (Unlimited Value), Excellence in Workplace Health and Safety and also Award Winner of the State and Regional Housing category for Small Lot Housing over $1M . These awards are witness to Romark’s long time membership as a Master Builder, and trouble free history with the Queensland Building and Construction Commission.