Who We Are

DC Construction shares a genuine passion for building and strong commitment to customer service excellence. The owner, David Coxhell has an extensive background in the building industry with over thirty five years experience. He has an assembled team of likeminded professional contractors who can be relied on, at all times, to deliver excellent projects.

DC Construction has been the proud recipient of multiple industry building awards including Master Builder of the Year twice.

DC Construction is a family business, with projects both on the Mornington Peninsula and in Melbourne.

DC Construction also provides Project Management domestic consultancy, including providing client support and reassurance, proactive intervention when required, and can be a great client back up, with negotiations between builders, architects, subcontractors, and other consultants. The business uses its 35 years of experience and expertise to reach logical, economic and common sense solutions to the majority of issues, and is respectful and fair to all parties, in advising the best outcomes.


DC Construction has been recognised within the building industry and have won multiple awards:

DC Construction Awards: > Master Builders Association (MBA) — Overall Master Builder of the Year 2012

Master Builders Association (MBA) — Best custom home over $3 million 2012

Master Builders Association (MBA) — Best renovation/addition over $750,000 – $1 million: Victoria 2007

Master Builders Association (MBA) — Overall Master Builder of the Year 2006

Master Builders Association (MBA) — Best custom home between $600,000 – $1 million Victoria 2006

Housing Industry Association (HIA) — Best custom home between $200,000 – $250,000 Victoria 2003

Stride Construction Awards (an associated company of DC Construction):

Housing Industry Association (HIA) — Overall Renovation/Addition – Regional Housing Awards 2008

Housing Industry Association (HIA) — Overall Bathroom Project Of The Year – Regional Housing Awards 2008

Housing Industry Association (HIA) — Overall Small Commercial Project – Regional Housing Awards 2008

Principal Director

David Coxhell

“I am extremely passionate about building. For me, the greatest satisfaction comes when I’ve completed a project and can hand it over to clients and see how ecstatic they are. After 30 years in the business its still the best feeling”.

  • Bachelor in Building from Melbourne University
  • Former Director of the Stonehenge Group. Critical role in the development of the group for 10 years
  • Personally responsible for some 12 housing awards with the Stonehenge Group, including the Consul General’s residence project in Japan
  • Project/Construction Manager for the Consul General’s residence project in Japan
  • Oversaw many high quality projects, with full accountability for quality, client relationships, architectural collaborations
  • Left as Director of the Stonehenge Group to start DC Construction Pty Ltd, as have been doing so, successfully for the the last 18 years.


“I have always found David to be a great asset on any project. His construction experience together- with his efficiency, attention to detail and passion for architecture combine to make David a pleasure to work with. “

Ramon Pleysier
Pleysier Perkins

“David Coxhell is a sincere, capable, honest and hardworking individual with an immense capacity for care and attention to not only his work, but also to the people who surround him.”

John Gill
Drawn Circle Architecture and Interior Design

“His attention to detail and his insistence on the highest standards have resulted in a finished building with which we are thrilled. It is a testament to David’s skill that our home won the “Home of the Year” award (2000) in the recent Victorian Housing Industry awards.”

Mary Ann Cohn

“The project was completed on time and to a quality level that was beyond my expectations. This would not have been achieved without David’s knowledge, skill and dedication.”

Philip Brass

“Thank you very much for dealing with all the items… we are delighted. The house is utterly transformed and we never could have done this without you and your highly skilled trades people. It’s not only what you try to do but how it is done that counts.”

Roger Poole
Bates Smart

“Thanks for this David, we are absolutely delighted with the house and very grateful for the care and effort you and your team put into it.”

Professor Garry Jennings AM
Baker Heart Research Institute