In 2002 Ben & Melissa Airey took the leap to start their own shopfitting and construction company with the vision of delivering cost effective, quality, customer-based projects on time and on budget.
From modest beginnings AC Fitouts has grown over the past 17 years to be one of the largest family-owned fitout companies in South East Queensland with a team of highly skilled professionals that have over 45 years of experience.
The company now consists of an array of skilled team members ranging from Project Management, Designers, Estimators, Site Formans, Carpenters , Plasterers, Labourers & team of Administration & Support Officers.
What makes AC Fitouts different?
Many companies claim to offer a personal approach however here at AC Fitouts we genuinely take this to the next level. We pride ourselves on our friendly, thorough and highly communicative approach to project delivery. Our team work hard to oversee our projects from start to finish, liaising with our clients along the way guiding them through challenges and providing up front innovative solutions.
Our on the ground delivery team are open and transparent, offering advice and insight throughout the process.
To us, delivering a fitout isn’t just about constructing what’s on the plans, it is about working collaboratively with our clients, design team and other consultants to develop the most functional & innovate solutions to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.
Meet Our Management Team
Ben Airey – Director
Ben is the Owner & Director of AC Fitouts and is a leader in the construction & fitout industry. Ben is a licenced builder bringing over 30 years’ experience across all sectors. Ben offers a highly skilled approach to his clients and is well known in the industry as a trusted, friendly & approachable professional.
Zac Latham – Fitout Expert
Zac Latham has over 30 years commercial building experience specialising in estimating and project management. Zac comes from a trade background, with a CV covering the breadth of Australia. His extensive project experience & management skills have provided him with a vast & in-depth knowledge of all aspects of construction.
Jon Lawrence – Project Manager
Is a Fitout Project Management specialist with over 35 years’ experience. Jon specialises in project timeframe management, efficient work methods, overseeing projects, communicating and coordinating with all trades, clients and tenants. Jon is also a qualified trainer and assessor of licensing in the building field.
Neil Major – Project Manager
Neil Major brings with him over 25 years’ experience as a qualified carpenter. These years span international waters, having carried our major fitout projects throughout the UK & Australia. Neil’s extensive experience means he is an expert at project timeframe management, efficient work methods, overseeing projects, communicating & coordinating with all trades, clients & tenants as well as being an extremely skilled & qualified carpenter.
Kelly Traill – Office Manager & Project Coordinator
With 10 years’ experience in the construction field Kelly manages all aspects of the office operations & has a primary role in ensuring all projects run smoothly & efficiently by working closely with the Director, Project Management Team & AC Fitouts clients.
Max Rooney – Estimator & Project Manager
Is an indisputable expert in his field, with over 45 years’ experience under his belt. Max’s CV is extensive, covering all sectors across the breadth of Queensland. Max specialises in Estimating and Project Management. He is an expert at managing high intensity, complex projects, particularly in the Hospitality and Retail industries.
Melissa Airey – Administrative Officer
Melissa works behind the scenes supporting the expert team ensuring all aspects of the business are running smoothly. Melissa is very proud of the AC Fitouts team & company for the high-quality workmanship & delivering many projects over the years.