About us

CS Development Group is a privately owned Queensland based property development and construction company operating since 2002, to become a successful developer of high quality residential solutions in Brisbane. The success and growth of the group is based on a philosophy of pursuing quality and innovation in all undertakings. The team is dedicated to sourcing premium sites and working closely with Council and it’s consultants to develop residential projects that are sensitive to the culture and climate of their surroundings, while achieving outcomes that maximise market needs and liveability. Innovative design, sustainability, and a commitment to delivering high quality residential solutions in key precincts that offer all the aspects needed for modern lifestyles whist also maintaining affordability for buyers will continue to underpin the ongoing success. This continued focus has seen the Group achieve outstanding market acceptance across all projects.

Our People

Steven Pantic

Founding Director

As founder and Managing Director, Steven has guided the organisation’s consistent growth and profitability. Steven has over 30 years’ experience in Construction & Property Development, and is deeply involved in all aspects of the business, from project initiation to completion. It is his passion for quality, affordable residential solutions which powers the driving force behind the company’s success.

Andrew Jakovac

Chief Operating Officer

Andrew has 18+ years of diverse board-level corporate, legal and strategy experience in the construction industry. He works alongside the company’s founder Steven Pantic, helping to oversee diverse parts of the business such as corporate strategy/planning, legal compliance, sales/marketing, project planning & execution, group risk management, funding, acquisitions and construction delivery. With a Bachelor of Business/Laws, Andrew helps preserve & refine CSDG’s integrity in the marketplace, helping to drive excellence in the company’s product and service delivery. His respected corporate and legal background in the construction industry saw him managing leading private sector firms in both the residential and commercial construction arenas. His trust from industry peers allowed him to represent the industry to government/public stakeholders as president and board member of a number of peak industry bodies.

Driven by peer integrity, and his drive to partner deeply with staff and stakeholders, Andrew brings an extra layer of professionalism, integrity and longevity to CSDG’s already highly successful team and project base.

Kevin Tiburcio

Senior Project Manager

Kevin has been in the Development and Construction industry for over 16 years, gaining extensive experience in management aspects of our industry. Kevin’s career in the industry started in 2004, at a junior level, and successfully achieved a Senior Project Management position in less than 5 years.

One of his key achievements was executing the role of Project Manager the prestigious project known as the “L Tower”, designed by world-renowned Studio Libeskind.

Kevin is pivotal in ensuring that CSDG continues to deliver exceptional quality projects.

Ian White

Senior Site Manager

Ian joined CS Development Group in 2017 bringing 60 years of experience in the building industry as a builder and building surveyor. He holds a building degree from QUT (B.App.Sc – Const Mgmnt). Ian holds a Builder – Open licence.

Ian has operated his own building enterprises in the past which focused on residential, commercial, and industrial projects. He was previously Deputy General Manager of the Building Services Authority and Assistant Commissioner of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission. Previously a senior building surveyor with the Brisbane City Council.

Amongst his accolades include lecturing in Building Law and Building Technology at the Queensland University of Technology. Former National President of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors and former Chairperson of the Construction Industry Advisory Council.

Ian’s comprehensive and extensive experience and knowledge of the industry is a valuable addition to the successful development outcomes achieved by CS Development Group.

Roger Azzopardi

Site Manager - Finishes / OH&S

Roger is a registered Open Licensed Builder with over 20 years of construction experience, spanning across residential and commercial projects. Roger is involved throughout the design and development stages of each project he has worked on maintaining a close working relationship with each design consultant.

Roger has an Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction with vast experience in project development and construction management. He also has an Advanced Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and a level 3 First Aid qualification. With more than 30 years of field experience, Roger's experience is pivotal to project delivery.

Ravinder Kumar

Marketing Manager

As one of the youngest graduates in the team and holding a Master of Business Administration and Diploma of Building & Construction Management, Ravi is a highly dedicated professional who prides himself on the ethics and high standards of customer service and business marketing. He has a depth of knowledge and experience in customer service and business management, with over 12 years working on solidifying his skillset and passion for professional relationship building, networking, and customer liaison. Ravi has currently achieved his Masters in Marketing, as well as professional real estate specialist training. As a result, Ravi’s knowledge and true passion for customer-centric and project marketing is a highly valued resource in the organization.

Simon Lindop

Site Manager – Structures

With 29+ years of experience in the construction industry and holding an Advanced Diploma in Building and Construction and is a licensed Open Builder. Simon has well-developed skill set and a wide range of experience in the construction industry.

Simon’s vast experience and attention to detail are certainly an asset to the team.

Saumil Shah

Graduate QS / CA

Saumil joined CS Development Group in 2020 with two years of experience as an Assistant Civil Engineer in the Building & Road construction industry. He holds a Master of Construction Practice (Building Construction Management), a Bachelor of Civil Engineering, and also holds a number of academic excellence awards. Saumil’s passion and willingness to learn and contribute to the company’s goals make him a valuable member of the organisation.

Jason Jakovac

Special Projects Coordinator

Jason brings to the CSDG team over 25 years of a unique and hybrid skill set in design knowledge, and industry execution experience. He specialises in detailed integration and execution of cutting-edge design concepts and bespoke construction detailing. His passion and forte has been value adding to projects at the conceptual phase, and overseeing them through to delivery. Lifestyle experiences and ergonomics is primarily where Jason’s career was focussed, mainly within the outdoor leisure and aquatic industry for high net worth clientele. Having returned to Australia from working on boutique projects in Europe, Jason has synergised with the energy of an already tremendous team in expanding the CS Development Group into new and exciting waters with our up and coming projects.

Ross Higgins

Marketing & Project Strategy Consultant

Ross started working with the CSDG team in 2011 and has spent the last 10 years involved in almost all aspects of each of the Group’s successful residential project developments. With a longstanding career in finance, advertising, marketing, and now over 30 years in the residential property development industry, Ross brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the CSDG team. Ross has a passion for assisting the Group in bringing to the market well-planned, high quality and successful projects that are ideally focused on meeting and exceeding market expectations. He executes this through his involvement in each project from the outset; having input into site suitability, project strategy, design, marketability and successful completion.

David Mijatovic

Development Services Contractor

David brings over 25 years of experience in Property Development, Residential Construction & Project Management to the company. He has worked regionally and interstate to build a portfolio of experience in modern design construction and multi-unit developments. He holds a registered QBCC Licence for residential construction. David enjoys the positive challenges which construction presents and the reward in producing a product which the market will enjoy.

Alex Chirila

Maintenance Contractor

Alex brings 20 years of building experience in residential construction.
He has owned and operated a Building & Maintenance company, including a portfolio of over 2000 rental properties across Brisbane.
Holding a Certificate III in Carpentry & Joinery, and a Certificate IV in Building & Construction; Alex is experienced in a wide range of trades.
He has worked closely with CSDG on maintenance issues over the past few years prior to joining our team and enjoys the challenges that the building industry brings and thrives on overcoming them.

Stacey Kairl

Office Manager / Accounts

Stacey has over 20 years of experience in office and asset management. She is the company’s chief accounts and warehouse manager. Stacey also assists with administration, payroll and general company correspondence.

Megan Mijatovic

Customer Relations / Development Services Contractor

Megan has joined the CSDG team with over 10 years of experience in project liaison, planning submission and asset management. She has been involved in the administration management of residential development and construction both regionally and interstate. While supporting the team from an administrative perspective, Megan is also liaising with clients as our Project Sales and Customer Relations officer.

Nick Muslin

Architect

Nick has developed a broad skillset as a project architect for a number of years, managing and delivering complex residential mixed use projects through all phases within varying procurement methodologies. Originally hailing from Melbourne Victoria, where he gained over a decade of experience working with some of the industry’s leading architectural practices, Nick migrated to Queensland in 2005 and has since called Brisbane home. He has since expanded his residential portfolio of Architectural projects in collaboration with CS Development Group.

Rain Piisko

Trades Assistant

Rain emigrated to Australia from Estonia in 2013 and started his employment with CS Development Group in 2017. He possesses qualifications in Transport & Logistics from his life in Estonia.

In Australia, Rain found an attraction for the building industry and through hard work, dedication, and his thirst for knowledge has been able to build up a comprehensive kit of skills through enthusiasm and observation. He is often sought out for his advice, particularly on matters related to masonry.

Rain has qualifications in “Working at Heights”, “Working in Confined Spaces”, “Traffic Control” and “Hoist Operation”.

He is an important and valued member of our construction team with a thorough set of skills learnt ‘on the job’.

Ben Cartwright

Crane Operator

Ben commended his career in the building industry in 1996 as an apprentice carpenter. In the ensuing years, Ben has gained experience in all building types and sizes with several large commercial building enterprises. Ben holds licenses with the Queensland Building and Construction Commission as a Builder – Low Rise, Builder – Open Supervisor, and a Carpenter. He holds qualifications and licenses as an Intermediate Rigger and an Open Tower Crane Operator as well as a Construction Hoist, Elevated Work Platform, and a Forklift.

Ben commenced his career with CS Development Group in 2015. Throughout his career, Ben has been able to enhance his skill set through many courses of study to gain formal qualifications, and when coupled with his vast experience in the building industry he is a highly respected integral contributor to the CS Development Group team accomplishments.

Our People

Steven Pantic

Founding Director

As founder and Managing Director, Steven has guided the organisation’s consistent growth and profitability. Steven has over 30 years’ experience in Construction & Property Development, and is deeply involved in all aspects of the business, from project initiation to completion. It is his passion for quality, affordable residential solutions which powers the driving force behind the company’s success.

Andrew Jakovac

Chief Operating Officer

Andrew has 18+ years of diverse board-level corporate, legal and strategy experience in the construction industry. He works alongside the company’s founder Steven Pantic, helping to oversee diverse parts of the business such as corporate strategy/planning, legal compliance, sales/marketing, project planning & execution, group risk management, funding, acquisitions and construction delivery. With a Bachelor of Business/Laws, Andrew helps preserve & refine CSDG’s integrity in the marketplace, helping to drive excellence in the company’s product and service delivery. His respected corporate and legal background in the construction industry saw him managing leading private sector firms in both the residential and commercial construction arenas. His trust from industry peers allowed him to represent the industry to government/public stakeholders as president and board member of a number of peak industry bodies.

Driven by peer integrity, and his drive to partner deeply with staff and stakeholders, Andrew brings an extra layer of professionalism, integrity and longevity to CSDG’s already highly successful team and project base.

Kevin Tiburcio

Senior Project Manager

Kevin has been in the Development and Construction industry for over 16 years, gaining extensive experience in management aspects of our industry. Kevin’s career in the industry started in 2004, at a junior level, and successfully achieved a Senior Project Management position in less than 5 years.

One of his key achievements was executing the role of Project Manager the prestigious project known as the “L Tower”, designed by world-renowned Studio Libeskind.

Kevin is pivotal in ensuring that CSDG continues to deliver exceptional quality projects.

Ian White

Senior Site Manager

Ian joined CS Development Group in 2017 bringing 60 years of experience in the building industry as a builder and building surveyor. He holds a building degree from QUT (B.App.Sc – Const Mgmnt). Ian holds a Builder – Open licence.

Ian has operated his own building enterprises in the past which focused on residential, commercial, and industrial projects. He was previously Deputy General Manager of the Building Services Authority and Assistant Commissioner of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission. Previously a senior building surveyor with the Brisbane City Council.

Amongst his accolades include lecturing in Building Law and Building Technology at the Queensland University of Technology. Former National President of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors and former Chairperson of the Construction Industry Advisory Council.

Ian’s comprehensive and extensive experience and knowledge of the industry is a valuable addition to the successful development outcomes achieved by CS Development Group.

Roger Azzopardi

Site Manager - Finishes / OH&S

Roger is a registered Open Licensed Builder with over 20 years of construction experience, spanning across residential and commercial projects. Roger is involved throughout the design and development stages of each project he has worked on maintaining a close working relationship with each design consultant.

Roger has an Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction with vast experience in project development and construction management. He also has an Advanced Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and a level 3 First Aid qualification. With more than 30 years of field experience, Roger's experience is pivotal to project delivery.

Simon Lindop

Site Manager – Structures

With 29+ years of experience in the construction industry and holding an Advanced Diploma in Building and Construction and is a licensed Open Builder. Simon has well-developed skill set and a wide range of experience in the construction industry.

Simon’s vast experience and attention to detail are certainly an asset to the team.

Saumil Shah

Graduate QS / CA

Saumil joined CS Development Group in 2020 with two years of experience as an Assistant Civil Engineer in the Building & Road construction industry. He holds a Master of Construction Practice (Building Construction Management), a Bachelor of Civil Engineering, and also holds a number of academic excellence awards. Saumil’s passion and willingness to learn and contribute to the company’s goals make him a valuable member of the organisation.

Jason Jakovac

Special Projects Coordinator

Jason brings to the CSDG team over 25 years of a unique and hybrid skill set in design knowledge, and industry execution experience. He specialises in detailed integration and execution of cutting-edge design concepts and bespoke construction detailing. His passion and forte has been value adding to projects at the conceptual phase, and overseeing them through to delivery. Lifestyle experiences and ergonomics is primarily where Jason’s career was focussed, mainly within the outdoor leisure and aquatic industry for high net worth clientele. Having returned to Australia from working on boutique projects in Europe, Jason has synergised with the energy of an already tremendous team in expanding the CS Development Group into new and exciting waters with our up and coming projects.

Ross Higgins

Marketing & Project Strategy Consultant

Ross started working with the CSDG team in 2011 and has spent the last 10 years involved in almost all aspects of each of the Group’s successful residential project developments. With a longstanding career in finance, advertising, marketing, and now over 30 years in the residential property development industry, Ross brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the CSDG team. Ross has a passion for assisting the Group in bringing to the market well-planned, high quality and successful projects that are ideally focused on meeting and exceeding market expectations. He executes this through his involvement in each project from the outset; having input into site suitability, project strategy, design, marketability and successful completion.

Ravinder Kumar

Marketing Manager

As one of the youngest graduates in the team and holding a Master of Business Administration and Diploma of Building & Construction Management, Ravi is a highly dedicated professional who prides himself on the ethics and high standards of customer service and business marketing. He has a depth of knowledge and experience in customer service and business management, with over 12 years working on solidifying his skillset and passion for professional relationship building, networking, and customer liaison. Ravi has currently achieved his Masters in Marketing, as well as professional real estate specialist training. As a result, Ravi’s knowledge and true passion for customer-centric and project marketing is a highly valued resource in the organization.

Stacey Kairl

Office Manager / Accounts

Stacey has over 20 years’ experience in office and asset management. She is the company’s chief accounts and warehouse manager. Stacey also assists with administration, payroll and general company correspondence.

Megan Mijatovic

Customer Relations / Development Services Contractor

Megan has joined the CSDG team with over 10 years of experience in project liaison, planning submission and asset management. She has been involved in the administration management of residential development and construction both regionally and interstate. While supporting the team from an administrative perspective, Megan is also liaising with clients as our Project Sales and Customer Relations officer.

David Mijatovic

Development Services Contractor

David brings over 25 years of experience in Property Development, Residential Construction & Project Management to the company. He has worked regionally and interstate to build a portfolio of experience in modern design construction and multi-unit developments. He holds a registered QBCC Licence for residential construction. David enjoys the positive challenges which construction presents and the reward in producing a product which the market will enjoy.

Alex Chirila

Maintenance Contractor

Alex brings 20 years of building experience in residential construction.
He has owned and operated a Building & Maintenance company, including a portfolio of over 2000 rental properties across Brisbane.
Holding a Certificate III in Carpentry & Joinery, and a Certificate IV in Building & Construction; Alex is experienced in a wide range of trades.
He has worked closely with CSDG on maintenance issues over the past few years prior to joining our team and enjoys the challenges that the building industry brings and thrives on overcoming them.

Nick Muslin

Architect

Nick has developed a broad skillset as a project architect for a number of years, managing and delivering complex residential mixed use projects through all phases within varying procurement methodologies. Originally hailing from Melbourne Victoria, where he gained over a decade of experience working with some of the industry’s leading architectural practices, Nick migrated to Queensland in 2005 and has since called Brisbane home. He has since expanded his residential portfolio of Architectural projects in collaboration with CS Development Group.

Rain Piisko

Trades Assistant

Rain emigrated to Australia from Estonia in 2013 and started his employment with CS Development Group in 2017. He possesses qualifications in Transport & Logistics from his life in Estonia.

In Australia, Rain found an attraction for the building industry and through hard work, dedication, and his thirst for knowledge has been able to build up a comprehensive kit of skills through enthusiasm and observation. He is often sought out for his advice, particularly on matters related to masonry.

Rain has qualifications in “Working at Heights”, “Working in Confined Spaces”, “Traffic Control” and “Hoist Operation”.

He is an important and valued member of our construction team with a thorough set of skills learnt ‘on the job’.

Ben Cartwright

Crane Operator

Ben commended his career in the building industry in 1996 as an apprentice carpenter. In the ensuing years, Ben has gained experience in all building types and sizes with several large commercial building enterprises. Ben holds licenses with the Queensland Building and Construction Commission as a Builder – Low Rise, Builder – Open Supervisor, and a Carpenter. He holds qualifications and licenses as an Intermediate Rigger and an Open Tower Crane Operator as well as a Construction Hoist, Elevated Work Platform, and a Forklift.

Ben commenced his career with CS Development Group in 2015. Throughout his career, Ben has been able to enhance his skill set through many courses of study to gain formal qualifications, and when coupled with his vast experience in the building industry he is a highly respected integral contributor to the CS Development Group team accomplishments.

What sets us apart

“The success of CS Development Group's projects
is proven by the markets uptake of each project.“

“Wherever you look you will find attention to detail and sense of style.
It is clever design that sets CS Development Group apart.“