BMD Timeline

BMD has grown from a small Queensland family business to become one of Australia’s largest privately-owned construction, consulting and urban development organisations. BMD’s expansion into new capabilities and the Group’s broader geographic footprint has positioned the company as a major player in the national construction, landscaping and property industries.

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  1. BMD Group

    BMD Group established as a family owned business in Queensland.

  2. BMD Consulting

    Establishment of design arm BMD Consulting.

  3. BMD Properties and Major Projects

    Expansion into urban development and major projects.

  4. Townsville

    The BMD Group opened its first North Queensland office in Townsville.

  5. Northern Territory

    Operations expanded into the Northern Territory with BMD’s Darwin office opening in 1997.

  6. Melbourne

    Our Melbourne office was opened in July 1998 with BMD Constructions commencing operations in the region.

  7. NSW and Urbex

    Operations in New South Wales began in 2000 and our residential land development company, Urbex was established in 2003.

  8. JMac Constructions

    JMac Constructions was acquired in 2005.

  9. Continued expansion in North Queensland

    BMD Construction’s Mackay office was established in 2006.

  10. Gladstone, South Australia and Australian Capital Territory

    BMD established offices in Gladstone, South Australia and Australian Capital Territory in 2007. Through the South Australian acquisition our building construction capability became part of an enhanced portfolio of services.

    BMD Major Projects also merged with BMD Constructions enabling the Group to participate in projects ranging in size from $1 million to over $1 billion when working with like-minded construction partners.

  11. Industrial Division established

    BMD Industrial was established, increasing BMD Group’s enhanced portfolio of capabilities and services.

  12. Further growth

    New BMD Constructions offices were opened in Geelong, Gunnedah and Newcastle.

  13. Darwin and Emerald

    Urbex Realty opens in Darwin supporting BMD’s integrated approach.

  14. North Queensland milestone

    BMD celebrates 20 years of operation in Townsville.

  15. Western Australia and Tasmania

    BMD opened their Perth office after winning three major projects in the region. Also in 2015, BMD Industrial reached the final frontier for the Group, winning the company’s first Tasmanian project.

  16. 2016 Milestones

    Empower Engineers and Project Managers
    BMD Consulting was rebranded to EmPower Engineers and Project Managers.

    ACT milestone
    Our ACT team celebrated a decade of successful operation in the country’s capital.

BMD is a national group of companies engaged in engineering design, construction and land development for clients and partners in the urban development, transport infrastructure and resources and energy sectors. Since 1979, BMD has employed a relationship based business model founded on certainty, collaboration and performance. With approximately 1,700 staff throughout Australia, BMD has the resources and experience to deliver projects ranging in size from $1 million to over $1 billion.