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With Jack's Carpentry skills and Jane's passion for Interior Design, together as a couple they developed Marban Construction & Design. The business is named after the first subdivision that they did their first design and build project together. 



Jack Schlitz




Jane Hawthornthwaite



I began my carpentry apprenticeship in 2016 while working for John Schlitz Construction building new residential homes across central Vancouver Island.

I have enjoyed building quality homes over the last 5 years and look forward to the many more projects to come. With each new build comes a new challenge and new ideas. 

I look forward to working with both old and new clients in the projects ahead.



Growing up in a family immersed in the construction business, paired with my love for all things beautiful is what inspired me to became an Interior Designer.


After obtaining my business certificate from VIU, and shortly thereafter an Interior Design certificate from BCIT, I have worked on projects up and down Vancouver Island!


I take great joy in helping my clients from the beginning, middle, or end of a project. My ultimate goal is to create functional, and beautiful places tailored to my clients lifestyle.


Rachel Balan


I am a 2021 Diploma Graduate from the Interior Design Program at BCIT and I have been working with Jane and Marban since July 2020. My keen eye and attention to detail has led me to pursue a career in Interior Design. 

I am passionate about Commercial Interiors as it gives me a chance to be more playful and experimental in my work. I take great pride in providing my clients with friendly and efficient customer service. Most importantly, I enjoy being apart of making our clients’ dreams become realities.