The latest news from Brian Burke Homes.

IN THE PRESS: Rise of the home lift

Increases in downsizers prioritising access needs and smaller, more complicated blocks are driving forces behind a noticeable uptick in demand for home lifts in Perth, according to Brian Burke Homes Managing Director Michael Burke. Mr Burke said his company’s Refined Edge brand had installed lifts in half the double-storey homes it had built since inception in 2015, and that people ...

IN THE PRESS: The rise of the downsize

Downsizing is beyond simply building a smaller dwelling, according to Brian Burke Homes Managing Director Michael Burke. When you get to a certain age, a large house with high upkeep and multiple storeys tends to be surplus to your needs. However, homeowners seeking something more manageable often struggle to find suitable existing options. For Brian Burke Homes Managing Director Michael ...

Timber Look Tiles

Are you looking to achieve that quality natural wood flooring look, without the cost and maintenance of a natural wood floor? Well, you’re not alone! Many homeowners aim to improve the look and feel of their home with tiles; a great way to do that is to use wood look tiles. These tiles match the rustic look of wood ...

IN THE PRESS: Find the right flooring fit

Adapting to the ever-increasing desire to create indoor-outdoor connections in today’s new homes, flooring companies have developed some innovative outdoor flooring options for the residential building sector. To help unpack some of the latest outdoor flooring materials, New Homes spoke with Brian Burke Homes Group Managing Director Michael Burke to get his take on the most practical and popular ...

IN THE PRESS: Hacks to help unlock an energy-efficient home

When building a new home there are a number of factors to consider, not least of which is maximising energy efficiency.

IN THE PRESS: Teamwork critical in project delivery

When considering which building process best suits your needs, there are a few fundamental issues that need to be considered. You can choose a standard, of-the-plan design, hire an architect to design and control the entire process, or opt for a collaboration between a builder you trust and an architect.

IN THE PRESS: Onsite insight second to none

Brian Burke Homes and Refined Edge by Brian Burke Homes are conducting Behind the Scenes, an initiative providing an opportunity to witness the creation of a home mid construction.

Top Tips for Selecting Natural Stone

With so many stone types available from granite and limestone to travertine, marble and sandstone it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when selecting natural stone. Selecting natural stone for the interior or exterior of your home is a very personal decision. While you might be drawn to a particular stone for its aesthetics, there are factors you need to consider ...

A helping hand with home maintenance

Regardless of the level of luxury, the eventual price tag or location of a home, there is one commonality all homeowners face - that of maintenance.


The Sunday Times featured our most recent MBA Housing Excellence Award in their Home Magazine.


We could not be prouder to let you all know that every single home entered by Refined Edge & Brian Burke Homes in the 2019 Master Builders Association awards has won its category! Contract Homes $650,000 - $750,000 - WINNERContract Homes $750,000 - $1,000,000 - WINNERContract Homes $1,000,000 - $1,500,000 - WINNERContract Homes $2,500,000 - $3,500,000 - WINNERBest Multi Unit Development 2-5 Units - WINNER Why was this year’s ...

Best of Houzz 2019

We are thrilled to share that Brian Burke Homes has won “Best Of Design” on Houzz, the leading platform for home renovation and design. Our fourth-generation luxury home building company was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 2.1 million active home building, renovating and design industry professionals. The Best ...


Continuing the legacy of his father and grandfather, Brian Burke Homes Managing Director Michael Burke is a third-generation builder who has a strong hand on the tiller.


Sprawled across a massive 1100sqm lot in Applecross, this custom build by Brian Burke Homes is where quality, luxury and warmth come together.

TIPS: Get the light right in your bathroom

The bathroom is one of the busiest spaces in your home and when it comes to lighting, there are some important things to keep in mind when planning your space. Task lighting in the bathroom is where it all begins. Some pretty important jobs are undertaken in the bathroom, including makeup application, shaving and other daily grooming routines. The best ...