About us

LMF Projects – Commercial is proud to build and renovate commercial developments and community facilities that thrive – managing from design and construction to handover.

We’re 100% focused on our clients’ business success, and are renowned for fast, seamless delivery. We keep our eyes firmly on your objectives, delivering business and stakeholder value, now and into the future. And importantly, we hold quality and safety at our core.

Specialist team

Ian Finlay

Founder & Owner

Coming from an architecture and construction family, Ian has the industry in his blood. A licensed builder and developer, he has a lifetime of experience in design, construction and project management. His expertise covers everything from small-scale residential and commercial works to multi-storey inner-city building refurbishments, luxury apartment developments and motel renovations. He has also led large commercial fitouts, resort developments, and sports precinct design and construction. His eye for detail, distinctively ‘can do’ approach, proven management ability and easy communication skills have earned him a strong reputation and established position in the industry.

Jay Schwerin

Project & Construction

A third-generation builder with over 30 years in the industry, Jay has delivered a wide range of projects in the commercial, industrial, residential, retail, hospitality, health and public sectors. He has an in-built understanding of the secrets to project success and combines proven leadership skills with strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities. From the outset, he pinpoints specific client needs, objectives, timelines and financial targets – and ensures delivery on time and budget. Jay is also responsible for staff development to ensure exceptional professionalism and safety throughout every project.


Key Staff

Geoff and Peter are licensed builders with 90 years of combined expertise. They draw from a wealth of hands-on industry knowledge, having been involved in commercial, industrial and residential construction including numerous motel refurbishments. They are dedicated to supporting clients, ensuring their design, process and budget needs are unfailingly understood and respected throughout each project. They enjoy interstate travel and relish the opportunity to overcome challenges to ensure smooth, seamless and successful client experiences.

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