Advance Building Strategies - Building Surveyors Building Permits Melbourne


Advance Building Strategies commenced operations in April 2003. Since then the business has established itself with regular volume clients and smaller builders. Many working relationships with clients had been in operation with Jason Daniels prior to the inception of “Advance Building Strategies”.

The Advance Building Strategies team includes a committed and friendly in-house team as well as a network of approved supplier sub-contractors. Advance Building Strategies recognises the importance of consistency working as a team to provide top level service to our clients, especially in various geographic areas in a competitive, deregulated industry.

Advance Building Strategies engages registered practitioners as necessary to perform the mandatory inspections involved with the building permit process. To cover the geographic areas required and also remain readily accessible to clients and associated trades personnel, it was recognized that this would best be achieved by engaging a reliable network of providers. All sub-contractors used by Advance Building Strategies are registered, qualified, experienced and reputable.


Jason Daniels is the sole Director of Advance Building Strategies and Principal Building Surveyor - BSU #1441. Jason has 10 years experience at local government. With the deregulation of the building industry, Jason has been in private industry for 11 years. This experience combined with his approachable demenour makes him sought after and highly regarded by his peers. Permit application experience has included residential dwellings as well as large scale commercial projects. Jason is a member of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors and Peninsula Group of Building Surveyors.

Mark Jackson joined the team in 2007 and is a fully qualified Building Surveyor – BSU #1564. Mark has a wealth of knowledge which includes 17 years experience within the industry. Over the past 9 years Mark has been the Municipal Building Surveyor at Bayside & Frankston municipalities. His knowledge & understanding of the local government functions & processes has proven to be most beneficial. Mark is well known & respected by other Municipal Building Surveyors throughout the State which provides Advance Building Strategies with the advantage of being in close contact with key decision makers.

Graeme Buchan joined the team in 2010 and is a fully qualified Building Surveyor - BSU #1035. Graeme has 17 years in Local Government and 22 years as a Private Building Surveyor - Graeme specializes in Commercial, Retail and Industrial, Educational and large scale residential developments.

Anthony Durrand joined the team in 2015 and is a fully qualified building surveyor - BSU #43190. Anthony has spent the last 5 years working at Bayside Council where he progressed to senior roles in the Building Department. This experience compliments his previous 10 years working in the industry's private sector which included a variety of on-site roles ranging from site supervisor to management for a prominent volume builder in both the domestic and commercial fields.


Kate Warburton is Jason Daniels' Executive Assistant. Kate maintains all the IT requirements and assists with Accounts.

Niomi Parsons maintains all the Construction Services Information requests for Advance CSI.

Jodie looks after the accounts and business administration requirements. Her background includes qualifications and experience in bookkeeping, human resources and quality management systems.