The Beaconsfield family currently specialises in developing residential property for owner occupiers. The family takes great pride in its extensive track record as a local property developer and investor.
Mainstone has developed deep experience in the delivery of projects that exceed community standards, with a particular focus on environmentally sustainable design (ESD) and complex heritage renovation developments.
Now under the management of David and Michael Beaconsfield, the family continues a long history of innovative boutique projects, collaborating with industry leaders in Melbourne.
Howard Beaconsfield commenced the building, development and investment business over 60 years ago in Melbourne. Since then, the family has delivered over 1,000 residential homes across Melbourne, the Gold Coast and Cairns.
The family has exceptionally broad experience and capability across the property industry, with residential experience spanning single-dwelling houses through to high-rise apartments. Mainstone has also developed property in the industrial, commercial, shopping centre, tourism and hospitality sectors. The Beaconsfield family continues to build on its valued commercial relationships to ensure that it delivers a market leading product, every time.
Since joining the family business in 2016, Michael has been working as both a development manager and investment manager across a range of projects and business interests. Prior to that, Michael worked as a corporate lawyer advising on mergers & acquisitions and taxation law for some of Australia’s and the world’s leading businesses. He also worked as an investment banking analyst for a top tier global investment bank. In those roles, he advised on over $10 billion of corporate transactions.
Michael graduated from Monash University with a first-class honours degree in law and commerce (majoring in finance). He has also undertaken programs at London School of Economics, Uppsala University and Utrecht University.
David is responsible for the origination of investments and delivery of key projects. He has over 15 years experience in project delivery and is passionate about delivering value to his customer. He is an enthusiastic leader empowering teams to deliver in highly complex environments and to embrace new technologies. Prior to joining Mainstone, David held roles at ANZ, NAB and IBM where he led large teams to deliver business-critical infrastructure projects.
David holds a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in economics and finance) and Bachelor of Business Systems from Monash University. David has been certified as a PRINCE2 practitioner (project management), SAFe Agilist (scaled agile) and CBAP (certified business analysis professional). In 2020, David was nominated as a Property Development High Achiever by the Property Council Academy.