MITCH and MARK
MITCH and MARK are experienced renovators and property flippers. What started as a necessity to ‘get ahead’ in life quickly turned into a passion for property, design and making spaces glamorous. The embrace the fun and joy of what life has to offer.
Appearing on The Block 2019, the audience quickly connected with MITCH and MARK, their innovation, strong relationship and zest for life. They were the best prepared renovators ever to appear on The Block. They were always ahead of their targets, delivered amazing design and well-planned living spaces – all while treating each other with respect and enjoying the journey.
Since 2005 they have renovated over 20 properties, ranging from cosmetic changes to complete rip-outs and rebuilds. Their experience ranges from small apartments to delivering the most viewed house on the biggest Block in 2019 (Domain website traffic). They know time is money, so they know how to plan and take action to succeed in renovating. While they may not be ‘tradies’ they’re prepared to roll up their sleeves and show the audience how easy it can be.
Their background in design means they know how to work creatively with products, executing the look and feel of high-end design on an affordable budget. Mitch created a haven of mid-century design and endless possibilities, working with supporters and suppliers, reinvigorating the social buzz for brands.
With a background in marketing and communications, Mitch has always looked for, and found, the Joy in life. He has bought his enthusiasm, flair and creativity to be an innovator in the marketing industry and 15 years ago turned his focus to property and design. Always keen to ‘get ahead’ Mitch saw property improvement as an opportunity and tapped into Australian’s desire for high end, quality design that is affordable. He has bought his marketing expertise and natural interior design skills to over 20 property renovations before becoming a fan favorite on The Block (2019). Mitch, a qualified interior decorator, brings fun, high energy, and a large dose of glamour to everything he does, inspiring those around him.
Having may years’ experience working with people, being a strategist in corporate life, and an education in psychology, Mark brings to renovations his planning, project management, and understanding of people. In 2005 he met Mitch, and not long after the pair decided that property improvement was the way to create a better future together. With not prior experience Mark dove into the first project, and overtime has created the process and model used to achieve 20 renovations in 15 years. His experience helps him understand the personal barriers and strengths that effect successful renovations.