Gary Simonds starts his apprenticeship.
1951 – 1953
Gary builds his first house; a home for his mum. And from here Gary's life long dedication to building homes for Australian families began.
Simonds Homes began operating and opened the first Display Centre in Werribee.
In just two years, Simonds were building an average of 3 homes per year.
Gary’s son, Mark Simonds, started his apprenticeship.
Mark Simonds joins the business.
After 10 years since starting the business, Simonds were building an average of 12 homes per year.
By the 80's Simonds were building 100 homes per year making Simonds a household name.
Full-time employees have grown to 100.
Decided to transition from builder to volume builder.
Won first award - "Best Display Home under $100k".
Building 1000 homes per year.
Rhett Simonds joins the business.
HIA Award - "Best Custom-Built home over $1,000,000".
Established Simonds Homes in the Chinese market.
Expansion to Queensland.
2000 homes per year.
Sponsorship of the Geelong Football Club and Simonds Stadium.
Opened Simonds Homes Asian services centre - Beijing.
Expansion to South Australia.
Simonds Homes listed on stock exchange.
Expansion to New South Wales.
Introducing The Prospect
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