A bit about us

NPR Building Concepts is a family owned and operated custom home building specialist. NPR was founded in 1995 in Melbourne's Eastern Suburbs. NPR is a multi HIA award-winning company, Green Smart certified.

Only a few years after our director, Nicholas completed his apprenticeship, Nicholas then completed further study to become a registered domestic and commercial builder.

And many other trades that contract to us as required for each project that all meet the quality & attitude that we expect at NPR.


Meet Our Team

NPR Building Concepts
Nicholas Ralph
Nicholas RalphOwner
A bit about Nick

Nick began his carpentry apprenticeship in 1988, during this time he gained a wide range of aspects of carpentry, including commercial shop fit outs to domestic builds. Nick was lucky to have good role models and teachers during this time helping to form the knowledgeable & authentic person he is today.

At age 26 Nick completed further studies to gain his Domestic Unlimited & Commercial Builders registration.

Nick has a high integrity for the industry and all that he does. He has been involved with the HIA Housing Industry Association Awards since 2009 and enjoys the part he takes in this role. Nick is very passionate about high quality workmanship and is very proud of all of the homes we have created for our clients.

Outside of work, Nick loves family life, camping particularly in the Outback, 4 wheel driving, drinking coffee and his Harley being his pride & joy and doesn’t shy away from an episode or two of Outback Truckers.

Nick is a kind and compassionate person, who is genuinely interested in everyone he meets, he is very well respected by his peers in the industry and is always striving for more and to be better within himself and business.

A bit about Sam

Sam commenced is apprenticeship with us in 2015 as a quiet and shy Ford loving young man. Sam is now a qualified carpenter and is still growing and learning as he begins to take on some leadership roles and running projects.

Sam loves cars, cars and cars and motorsport and everything about them, oh and did I say Sam loves cars. He has recently constructed the Taj Mahal of kennels for his new pup Keiko. Keiko is one spoilt pup with a fully insulated kennel large enough for a person to get into.

Renee Ralph
Renee RalphOwner
A bit about Renee

Renee has been working in the building industry for over 20 years, to her credit Renee has won the Housing Industry Association award for Business Partner of the Year, she also has a flair with design & colours which is quite helpful for our clients, especially turning a renovation or new custom build in to the next level of living.

Renee is a big part of the day to day of operations with running the office duties, communicating with sub-contractors & clients.

A bit about Bill

Bill joined the NPR team in 2018 as a 2nd year apprentice, Bill is certainly the quietest of the bunch, Bill is quiet in his nature and very placid and easy going along with being a very punctual and conscientious.

Bill enjoys footy, basketball and going to the movies and is looking to buy his first house, so very exciting times ahead.

A bit about Jase

Jase has been with NPR Building Concepts since he began his apprenticeship in 2004, he is now one of our site supervisors and a quality carpenter.

We have loved watch Jase grow from a young quiet ‘Hot Chocolate’ drinking boy into a competent qualified carpenter, running projects and training up and coming apprentices. Jase is hard working & passionate about his job and is a huge part of the NPR team.

Jase loves sport, footy in particular, both playing for local clubs himself and a passionate Hawthorn supporter. He has a beautiful lady in his life and 2 gorgeous young boys who often pop into our office for a visit and a bikkie.

A bit about Charlie

Charlie is our newest member to join our team he began his apprenticeship with us in 2019. Charlie is a passionate Carlton supporter and prides himself on his strong physique, piercing eye’s and good sense of humour.

Charlie certainly has some spunk about him with his cheeky nature but gets on well with all of the boys and is having no troubles adapting to the tradie life.

A bit about Lewi

Lewi joined our team in 2015, shortly after completing his apprenticeship. Lewi is one of our site supervisors and is very passionate about the industry and puts his heart & soul into everything he does. Lewi can’t resist having all the newest tools and gadgets to assist him performing his daily tasks. Coming from Steiner education Lewi is always thinking outside the square.

Lewi enjoys spending time hiking and exploring with the loves of his life, Roo his WY Marana, closely followed by his beautiful wife Jayne and his Ford Ranger.

"The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten"

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HIA Award Winners 2019

NPR Building Concepts were awarded the Home Industry Association's Small Commercial Project Award for 2019, a very big honor and great recognition for the hard work and quality workmanship that goes into all of our projects.

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Our Promise & Guarantee

1. Build to Budget

You have committed to doing your building project, improving your lifestyle for you and your family, so the next question is how much does it cost?

NPR Building Concepts works with you firstly to ascertain your scope of works & budget.

So that your building project is stays within your budget we use our unique 4 stage pricing process to make sure nothing is missed, and the price is accurate. Then we adhere to our word with a fixed price contract (no nasty surprises).  Variations that you want through the project will be priced & sent to you for your approval before any works will begin so you remain in total control of your budget.

Our Partners / Suppliers

We have strong working relationships with these suppliers while not limited to only these.

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REGISTRATIONS: CDBU - 60032 | CCB - 54083 | DB - U12713 | CB - L17476

With over 25 years of experience in residential and commercial construction NPR Building Concepts is eager to design unique and extra-ordinary custom buildings tailored to clients’ needs.

Others build, we create.



Unit 19, 97-107 Canterbury Rd,
      Kilsyth, Victoria 3137

03 9761 9270