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Our Team

Our Directors have been involved in the Perth property and construction industry for a combined 50 years.

James Priestly
Managing Director 

James has a construction background with over a decades’ experience operating in both the commercial and residential sectors. He is a licensed Land Valuer, a registered Real Estate and Business Sales Representative and is a Certified Development Practitioner with the Australian Property Institute. James has over 8 years’ experience in the development and property industry. His areas of expertise include, development and project management, residential and commercial construction, residential and commercial property valuations, market research, due diligence studies, acquisitions, sales, marketing and commercial leasing.

He has been involved the successful start-up of numerous property companies, has raised capital for a number of development projects and completed due diligence studies for developments with values up to $120 million. James has been responsible for managing various property developments ranging in value from $1.5 million to over $100 million. James is a skillful marketer and has led the restructuring of sales and marketing processes for multiple development companies and has developed marketing campaigns for a number of residential projects. James is a skilled negotiator and well versed in the sale of residential property and commercial leasing. He has overseen the sale of over 200 residential properties over the last five years.

Jim Priestly
Director & Licensee 

Jim has over 30 years’ corporate and business experience, operating as a Certified Practicing Accountant and licensed Real Estate and Business Agent for over 25 years. Jim holds a degree in Property Valuation, a Master of Business Administration and worked as an academic, lecturing in real estate negotiation and business performance at Curtin University. 

Jim has been heavily involved in land and timber developments for various public and private companies in New South Wales and Western Australia. Many of these holdings now comprise substantial and fully-grown plantation forests. 

Jim has extensive experience in property development and has overseen multiple projects including the development of commercial buildings, industrial and residential subdivisions and high-end built form residential projects. He has also consulted in the conceptual, feasibility, and development management phases of resort projects and for several start-up development companies.  Jim has operated a real estate agency for over 12 years and is now a Director and Licensee for MGP Property. 

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