who we are.
At 8CON, we’re passionate about building quality homes, at affordable prices.
Our extensive construction experience and innovative approach to design allow us to create quality homes that are beautifully crafted. We limit the number of projects we take on, so that we can build homes that truly stand the test of time.
Our team consists of two Directors, Jim and David as well as construction supervisors, project co-ordinators, account receivable/payable clerks, project engineers and project managers. We focus on training and career development for each employee to keep their skills continuously improving. As a team, we ensure each project progresses smoothly and efficiently.
With knowledge and experience, we always put our clients at the forefront of everything we do.
Accreditation & Memberships.
Registered Domestic Builder - Unlimited (DB-U 2152) since 1996
Registered Domestic Builder - Unlimited (CDB-U 59469) since 2018
Member of Housing Industry Association (HIA) since 1998
Member of Master Builders' Association of Victoria (MBAV) since 2018
With nearly ten years of residential property and construction experience, Jim has had extensive exposure in various sectors of the residential construction industry.
Jim’s career has taken him from project management to an engineering manager role within a multinational company that designs and supplies cutting-edge docking and mooring systems, for both onshore and offshore applications all over the world. These systems ranged from oil terminals operating in sub-zero temperatures, to LNG terminals in the tropics and everything in between.
Jim started his own development company in 2009 where his role included identifying attractive development opportunities, overseeing construction work and involvement in marketing and sales.
In 2016, Jim and business partners established Yilimi Group Pty Ltd which has expanded into a multi-million dollar business. 8CON is one subsidiary of Yilimi Group Pty Ltd that he focuses his time on when not with his family or working on his car.
David comes from a trade background and spent much of his young adult years in and around building sites.
He has been a builder for over well over 30 years now and has been a member of Housing Industry Association since 1998.
He has the ability to provide for a diverse range of property developments, from large architecturally designed homes, townhouses, extensions and renovations. Construction of unit and townhouse projects are his specialty area.
He believes communication is the key to a solid working relationship between the builder and the customer and is known for "word of mouth" being key in how his business grows.