Preconstruction Planning

    • We have the capability and network to complete projects in numerous market sectors across Metropolitan and Regional Victoria. 

    • We have successfully completed projects in the following sectors:

    • Commercial

    • Retail

    • Education

    • Community

    • Apartments 


    Project methodologies are established to suit the client and project requirements.

    Teams are built to manage and fulfil the requirements.

    The construction processes are reviewed to increase value.  


    Our experience in 'build-ability' and co-ordination of design provides innovation and reduction in cost.

    We offer pre or post novation contract roles to suit our clients requirements.

    The construction and estimation teams work closely to give life to the clients requirements.

    A single point of accountability for the client.

    A balance is achieved between functionality and cost.  


    Understanding client requirements and meeting expectations.

    Using experience and technical ability to deliver.

    Consistent client focus.  


    • We are experienced in working in a live environment and ensuring client operations have minimal interruption.

    • Staging of work to suit the design scope and to ensure safety of construction staff and client personnel. 

    • Evaluating the risk and utilising experienced staff to tailor the works. 



    Established in 2004, Magellan Projects has proven expertise in commercial construction projects throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria.

    We provide head contractor services in a range of procurement options including lump sum and construction management.

    Whether your development is large scale commercial, specialist use or a boutique assignment we have the team and expertise to exceed all expectations.

    Henk Welleman

    Henk Welleman


    Over 30 years experience and the founder of Magellan Projects, Henk has extensive experience in project and structure management. His drive for innovation in all aspects of the company operations has been the cornerstone of the company growth.

    As Managing Director his main focus is on business development, strategic advice and financial risk management.

    Alex Simpson

    Alex Simpson

    Project Manager

    Alex joins Magellan Projects from Deakin University, where he studied in Architecture and Construction Management.  Alex brings a passion for environmentally sustainable design principles and innovation, complimenting a strong understanding of Section J of the National Construction Code. His education and background is a welcome and valuable asset to Magellan Projects.

    Jake Belsar

    Jake Belsar

    Project Administrator

    Jake comes to Magellan a graduate from Deakin University with a Bachelor of Commerce.  Before coming to Magellan Jake has been working in accounting public practice for 5 years.

    Jake is responsible for overseeing all general administration and project administration team.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

    Kirsten McKaige

    Kirsten McKaige

    Administrative Manager

    Kirsten comes to Magellan Projects with an extensive project management history and international business experience. Focusing primarily on our business development and account management, Kirsten will also work in closely with our technically focused team members to generate sales and sales opportunities, as well as an extension into technical software control and use.

    Sam Rankin

    Sam Rankin

    Project Manager

    Sam comes to Magellan Projects with a highly accomplished background. Sam has completed a Commerce Degree at Deakin University, he is a qualified carpenter, has experience in running his own business as well as previous experience in Project Management within the Construction Industry. Sam's multi skilled background is an invaluable asset to the Magellan team.                                                                                         

    Amber Robillard

    Amber Robillard

    Project Administrator

    Amber joins Magellan Projects with a Bachelors degree in Construction Management at Deakin University.

    Amber is a divergent thinker with attention to detail, excellent

    communication, and proven collaboration and problem-solving skills with clients and colleagues.

    Amber brings with her extensive trade knowledge and business experience in the construction industry.




    For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: 03 5222 5553 or fill out the following form

    Head Office

    8-10 Gravel Pits Rd

    South Geelong Victoria 3220


    To apply for a job with Magellan Projects, please send a cover letter together with your C.V. to:

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