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About PJ Burns

In 1978 Rick Burns Launched PJ Burns Builders Sunshine Coast. Over the past 37 years our company has grown to build in Brisbane, Gympie, Hervey Bay, Bundaberg and everywhere in between.


Our History

With an award winning local builder boasting a reputation based on quality construction and customer service, you can be sure your new home will be the best value for money in Queensland.


Our Designs

Whether you are a first home buyer, upgrading or downsizing, our team can offer you direct one on one service to provide you with a home to suit any block on any budget.


Our Quality

Come see the quality of our construction at one of our display homes, where you can speak to any one of our professional sales staff, who will be able to answer any questions you may have about design options or the building process.


Our Reputation

With a wide range of options for Sunshine Coast Builders and Hervey Bay Builders, come and see why PJ Burns Builder has developed such a solid reputation over its decade's long history.

Latest Projects

Hand picked images of recent PJ Burns projects and some other interesting builds from the past.

Latest Blog Posts

Keep up to date on all things PJ Burns with our blog, check in and see our latest projects, photos, product info and company news.

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Customising house designs to suit your lifestyle

Have you found a floor plan that is almost your dream house design, but it’s lacking a certain feature or two?

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Choosing the right floor plan: Things to consider

When choosing the right floor plan for you and your family, there are a number of things to consider to ensure you make the right choice.

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House Designs perfect for entertaining

When dreaming of their ideal house design, many homeowners take in to consideration the entertainment aspect of having friends and family over for dinner parties, drinks and special occasions.


Welcome to the Blog area of our new site

Here you can keep up to date with PJ Burns and our latest news or events


What Our Clients Say

Meet The Team

Like to put a face to a name? now you can, our home page displays 4 random staff on each visit. Check out our short bios on the PJ Burns team.


Courtney Burns
General Manager

Courtney has pushed the company from strength to strength since she stepped into the role and continues to nurture its growth. She is the eldest of Rick Burns' daughters and was raised in the construction industry which set her passion for building. Consistently striving for a positive atmosphere she is a strong believer in team building and customer service. However don't be fooled into thinking that Courtney only lives and breathes this company; she is busy at home on the weekends with her five kids.


Dean Butt
Supervisor - Brisbane

Dean thrives on building dream homes for our clients. With over 15 years experience in the building industry you can rest assured that you are in good hands! He has an eye for detail and is proud to supervise a build to ensure that we are producing the highest quality home. When he is not at work he is a family man and loves to spend his time outdoors.


John Harding
Company Secretary

John is an extremely valued staff member and has been with PJ Burns Builder for 20+ years! He provides executive operational support to the Director and General Manager in regards to strategic planning and risk management. He also ensures that the company complies with statutory and regulatory requirements and advises managerial staff of any industry updates. Away from the office John enjoys spending time with his family and visiting car shows.


Hayden Semmler
Estimating & Supply Manager

Hayden oversees our Pre-construction Department, running all jobs progressing to contract. Once a job is onsite, he runs our team of Suppliers and Subcontractors. He is constantly researching existing and new products/suppliers to ensure that PJ Burns Builder is giving you a quality home with quality products. He will always strive to ensure that we are receiving the best product for the best price for our clients.

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