In this episode of the Build Hatch Podcast, we had the opportunity to hear from married dynamic duo Jack and Claire Burke from Muse Built.
In this episode we talk about:
The origins of Muse Built owned and operated by Jack and Claire Burke.
Jack and Claire both grew up in the Hunter Valley NSW and met through Jack’s brother 10 years go.
Jack is a third-generation builder and still works regularly with family.
Following school, Jack took a gap year and travelled. During this time, he decided to step out on his own and started his building company.
Claire’s father owns a Safety Consultancy Firm in which Claire has worked since graduating from school.
Adopting Claire’s safety industry experience and office management to work with Jack at Muse Built.
Highlights from Jack’s first project.
Jack’s favourite part of running a building company is working in a positive team environment.
The marketing strategies of Muse Built.
The pros and cons of working in the business as a husband and wife team.
The future for Muse Built and plans for expansion.
Jack sees the importance of camaraderie between other builders and sub-contractors.
Managing the mixture of fixed and variable contracts with clients.
Jack’s tips for working with other trades and contractors.
Loving what you do is a marker for success.
The Mayfield renovation project that Claire and Jack took on two years ago.
Being able to adapt and pivot is essential.
The thrill of seeing the owner happy with their completed project.
Jack and Claire’s advice to young carpenters looking to transform into a builder.
The difference in mindset when working on construction vs business.
Business is almost an obsession for Jack and Claire.
Grounding yourself and re-setting with time away from the business.
Sit back and enjoy this helpful interview with Jack and Claire Burke from Muse Built.
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