Our Approach

Our ApproachBlay Builders have been building homes in East Gippsland for 30 years.

Zack and Xavier are owners of Blay Builders. Both brothers have worked together in business for the past 8 years. With a combined experience in the Construction Industry of over 30 years, there is a wealth of knowledge in this area from renovations through to large commercial projects.

Zack and Xavier both grew up in East Gippsland. They grew up in a local business and understand the importance of shopping and supporting local business in East Gippsland. Blay Builders is local and are accountable to our community for the quality, workmanship and liveability of our products.

We pride ourselves on our extensive building knowledge and attention to detail; we want our customers to be happy with the product we have built!

Just some of the features that make Blay Builders stand out are:

  • The opportunity to custom design your home - starting with one of our plans, one of your own or a hand drawn sketch. 
  • FREE no obligation land advice and site assessments;
  • We are the sloping block specialists;
  • Our beautifully built custom designed homes;
  • No hidden costs and an upfront and honest price provided from the start of your interactions with Blay Builders
  • Where possible we will source our products, trades and services local - Live Local - Support Local 
  • We look after our local subcontractors and businesses (Blay Builders understand they also have bills to pay, so anyone contracted by Blay Builders are paid within two weeks of their services).
Blay Builders strive to achieve absolute customer satisfaction through caring professional service and quality built products.


Quality products

No project is too large or too small small.

We listen to your requirements, assist you in your decisions.

We will deliver your expectations on time and on budget.

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Meet the Team

General Manager - Construction

After completing his apprenticeship with Gary Blay at Blay Builders , Zack moved to Melbourne to extend his career in the construction industry. Working on large commercial projects, Zack gained valuable experience in all facets of the construction industry. Zack's role at Blay Builders is General Manager - Construction, overseeing each project from inception to completion. You will see Zack regularly throughout the construction of your home

General Manager - Operations

Born and raised in East Gippsland, Xavier completed his apprenticeship with renowned local builder Peter Ammitzboll. From there Xavier attained his Builders Registration and started a small domestic construction business. Xavier's role in Blay Builders is the General Manager - Operations, which focuses on business management and client relations.

Project Manager

Len prides himself on excellent customer relations and attention to detail. Len has worked in the building industry for 35 years and Blay Builders for 8. His wealth of experience has been in both running his own team of trades and as a senior supervisor for a number of years. Len's meticulous work ethic ensures highly organised building projects and makes sure the projects are built on time Blay Builders finds his experience invaluable. and to the quality we pride ourselves on. Blay Builders find his experience invaluable

Site Supervisor

Lionel has been a part of the Blay Builders team since his carpentry apprenticeship over 10 years ago. Recently Lionel has moved up to the role of Site Supervisor. He works closely with Zack, Len and the Construction Team to ensure that the construction of your new home or project runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Estimator & Procurement

Ashley has been a part of Blay Builders since November 2017. With over 20 years of industry experience, 10 years in sales management and 12 years of business management specialising in supply chain, procurement and estimating, Ashley brings a level of professionalism and organisation to the team.Ashley is responsible for developing pre-construction estimates and managing the target cost model through construction. He also manages the bidding of select projects, both materials as well as Sub Contractor submissions.His contacts throughout the building supply industry ensures that the team are abreast of current building trends and products that can personalise your custom home as well as add value. When not at Blay Builders, Ashley enjoys spending time offshore fishing, Mountain biking, Wine appreciation and the Essendon Football club.

Office Administrator/Pre-Start Contact

For 9 years Jenni has been a part of the Blay Builders team. Jenni's role is to apply for all building related permits; she also serves as the liaison for insurances. Jenni's extensive knowledge from working with construction permits for the past and 31 years and legal experience in property makes her a valuable resource to Blay Builders. Jenni has strong work ethic and excellent communication skills. During the Blay Builders process you will deal with Jenni throughout the whole process.

Sales Lead & Marketing

Kristen is new to the area of Building and Construction, however has a large variety of experience in Sales, Marketing and Human Resources. Kristen works closely with the Sales Team to ensure they have the right processes and procedures available to bring together your new home or projects effectively and efficiently. Kristen is passionate about supporting our Local Community and ensuring that Blay Builders and our family play a part in that community involvement.

New Home Sales Consultant

Sally has been a part of the Blay Builders Team for a number of years. With a background in both New Home Sales and Real Estate, Sally has an extensive knowledge in both home and land requirements. Sally will take the time to find the perfect design and customise it to suit your 'needs'. All while working within your budget.Sally likes to spend time with her animals, cooking and is heavily involved in horse racing and community projects.

Accounts Manager

Kate has been a part of the Blay Builders team for 17 years. Kate's role includes payroll, bills and client accounts. Kate also looks after the business's financial and taxation obligations. Kate's bubbly personality makes her very approachable and she ensures we all get paid on time!!