Dixon Homes: Home Builders Cairns

From its beginnings in 1959 as a provincial builder in Hervey Bay, Dixon Homes has risen to become Australia’s premier new home building company. Dixon Homes has provided premium houses to over 80,000 Australians.

This legacy presently continues and Dixon Homes Cairns is proud to carry it. As a leading homebuilder in not only Cairns, but also Australia, Dixon Homes has knowledge, experience and professionalism. We pride ourselves in centring our entire process on our clients. We offer a more-for-less guarantee, with a unrivalled standard of quality. Being a part of such a well-established network of homebuilders affords us the industry’s strongest buying power. This means we offer the most competitive prices in Cairns. With Dixon Homes Cairns, you get better quality, for a lower price.

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Dixon Homes: Home Builders Cairns

From its beginnings in 1959 as a provincial builder in Hervey Bay, Dixon Homes has risen to become Australia’s premier new home building company. Dixon Homes has provided premium houses to over 80,000 Australians.

This legacy presently continues and Dixon Homes Cairns is proud to carry it. As a leading homebuilder in not only Cairns, but also Australia, Dixon Homes has knowledge, experience and professionalism. We pride ourselves in centring our entire process on our clients. We offer a more-for-less guarantee, with a unrivalled standard of quality. Being a part of such a well-established network of homebuilders affords us the industry’s strongest buying power. This means we offer the most competitive prices in Cairns. With Dixon Homes Cairns, you get better quality, for a lower price.

New Home Builders Cairns

Cairns is one of the fastest growing regions across Queensland and with new estates continually being developed; Dixon Homes Cairns is at the forefront of this growth. Our priority is to provide affordable project homes and custom homes to our clients. Dixon Homes Cairns is locally owned and operated, with over 20 years of experience in the region. We work on homebuilding projects from Cardwell to Mossman, including the Tablelands. Over the years, we have fostered valuable professional relationships throughout these areas. When combined with our buying power, this allows us to offer unrivalled quality and value for money. At Dixon Homes Cairns, our local experience means we have a greater understanding of homebuilding in Cairns.

Cairns is one of the most unique regions in Queensland. The tropical climate and seasonal rains demand a targeted approach to homebuilding, which begins in the design stage and carries through to the completion of your home. Our display homes and spec homes have won numerous industry awards. This is a testament to their design and construction. Every one of our homes is built to not only last, but also thrive. Our homes are comfortable, attractive, energy efficient and purpose built for the tropics.

Dixon Homes Cairns is renowned for the ‘Dixon Difference’, which is essentially what distinguishes us from other homebuilders. It includes our dedication to quality, affordability and design, as well as the many other advantages that come with a Dixon Homes house.

  • Award Winning Home Builders Cairns

    At Dixon Homes Cairns, we strive to remain at the leading edge of the homebuilding industry. To do this, we operate in accordance with our clear and upfront building process. Every step of our home building projects is centred on our clients’ needs. We make sure that our clients are informed of their home’s progress as it is being constructed. Additionally, we support them during the decision-making stages to ensure an optimal outcome. As a testament to our build quality and innovative approach to homebuilding, we have received numerous industry awards.

    Winner of numerous industry awards

  • A Wide Range of Excellent Designs

    Cairns has a unique climate, with seasonal rains and tropical heat. To thrive in these harsh conditions, we work closely with experts to draft aesthetically appealing home designs. All of our home designs combine comfort, looks and energy efficiency. They are designed to complement the natural environment and capitalise in the stunning scenery, natural daylight and light breezes. This means that our clients don’t have to rely solely on the air conditioner to keep cool. When building our homes, we source materials at the most competitive rates, which is due to our superior buying power.

    Home Designs for the QLD elements!

  • Extensive Warranties

    A new home is potentially the largest investment you will ever make. To protect your investment, we offer a range of structural and non-structural Dixon warranties. We see these as evidence of our dedication to quality, workmanship and design. Our homes are made to last and they are purpose built for your block of land. This means that we take no shortcuts and deliver only the highest standard of quality.

    Structural and Non-structural warranties

Andrew Thomas: Managing Director

Dixon Homes Cairns is driven to success by its Managing Director – Andrew Thomas. Andrew has been in the industry for over 25 years and has made a career out of computer-aided designs since 1987.

During this time, he has been recognised for his excellence in the form of many industry accolades. These include a best quality award from the Master Builders Association; numerous awards for best display home and spec home; several HIA awards; and a best franchise award from the national Dixon Homes network of builders. In addition to this industry recognition, Andrew has received the attention of local media outlets for his contributions to the growth of Cairns. These outlets include Cairns Life Magazine, the Cairns Post and the local news.

Andrew Thomas

Andrew sees his role as more than simply overseeing homebuilding projects.

Rather, he recognises the important role he and his company play in the expansion and development of the Cairns region. Amongst other things, Andrew has played a pivotal role in the construction of over 2000 homes across Cairns. Over 100 of these were built for DHA. In addition, he has also been heavily involved in the construction of medium density urban construction projects. One of the most notable of these is a high-rise block on Cairns’ main street – Lake Street.

This development is in the heart of the CBD and stands at 6 storeys high, with 48 units inside. Other noteworthy projects that Andrew has led include 84 villas in the coveted suburb of City View. He has also developed over 200 spec homes with Dixon Homes Cairns. These achievements form only one part of Andrew’s illustrious career, however they are among his proudest. Another of his favourite projects is his own home, which is located in Bayview Heights. It has a floor area of over 900m 2 and was constructed by Dixon Homes Cairns. Andrew has no shortage of motivation in performing his role. He is driven, among other things, by a passion for creating interesting spaces. He takes great interest in space utilisation and strives to capitalise on every feature of the land on which he builds. For Andrew, building is a creative experience. It is an opportunity for him to work with clients and think outside the box. He sees imagination as a crucial feature of each design – custom or otherwise. Above all else, however, Andrew takes great pride in seeing blocks of land transformed into family homes. This is a great source of motivation for him.

Andrew has sculpted Dixon Homes Cairns into his ideal notion of a homebuilder

He believes that all homebuilders ought to maintain high levels of quality, corporate responsibility, workplace health and safety, and ultimately long term commitment to the industry. In a bid to shift industry focus in these areas, Andrew leads Dixon Homes Cairns with unfaltering integrity. Throughout his time in the industry Andrew has experienced the frustration of seeing operators disregard these values. He is of the stance that shortcuts and poor quality workmanship ought to be condemned in the strongest possible terms. When it comes to everything he does with Dixon Homes, Andrew maintains a strong focus on his core beliefs. The first of these is that clients deserve good value. As a part of a national franchise, Andrew is aware that Dixon Homes Cairns has very strong buying power. This allows Dixon Homes Cairns to save money on materials for homebuilding projects. Andrew ensures that all these savings are passed on to the clients. Secondly, Andrew is focused on space utilisation. He uses his extensive database of plans to provide the perfect home design for specific blocks of land. Having seen the consequences of poor space utilisation, he is determined to ensure that Dixon clients get the most out of their blocks.

Dixon Homes Cairns is the first choice of many prospective homebuyers. Andrew feels that this is a reflection of his company’s strong reputation for quality and service. After 20 years of consistent and high quality homebuilding, Dixon Homes Cairns has established itself as Cairns’ premier homebuilders. In the interests of maintaining this position Andrew makes sure that Dixon Homes Cairns remains dedicated to both clients, and the industry as a whole. He is able to do this through his position as both owner/operator and managing director. He is always accessible to clients and he is constantly developing new approaches to homebuilding. Currently, he is reviewing specifications as well as releasing new plans to meet with the dynamic needs of Cairns homebuyers.

Outside of his role as managing director, Andrew has numerous qualifications. He has studied civil engineering and computer-aided design. In addition to this, he has a company director’s certificate and a supervisor’s licence in Queensland, Victoria and South Australia. He is also on the board of directors for Tamawood Ltd and Resiweb, as well as chairing four body corporates. Previously, he has sat on the QIDC committee. Experienced builders and property developers have influenced Andrew in the past, and currently hold him in high esteem. He has contributed significantly to both Dixon Homes and the Cairns community. He even supports prostate cancer research and Beyond Blue, Circus Quircus and numerous local community groups. Outside of his professional role, Andrew enjoys golf, soccer, travelling, and riding his motorbike.

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Dixon Homes Cairns offers more you than 2500 home designs and house & land packages to choose from. To find out more, get in touch with our expert team today.