LJ Hooker Development Services (LJHDS) is a full service property consultancy that is driving a powerful new approach to successful project marketing. Our proprietary technology system is changing attitudes and expectations to deliver high value sales faster and cheaper than ever before. We are property people first and foremost. Our methodology proves that data must be managed by property people who understand sales.
Our Experienced Property Marketing Team
David TaylorChief Executive Officer
David is among Australia’s leading real estate professionals with broad national and international experience.
He has more than 24 years’ experience in the property industry including valuation and advisory practice, commercial sales and leasing, development and planning, and high density residential project sales and marketing
David was the founder and owner of Raine and Horne New Zealand and a former director of Savills and CBRE with numerous awards for service and performance.
David’s particular skill is in understanding the balance of operational efficiency and sales effectiveness required for a successful project.
Clients have included: Tower Corporation, Colonial, Lend Lease, EG Funds, PWC, Reed Property Group, Metro Property, Pacific Group and Regency Developments along with numerous private development and equity groups.
Recent significant project appointments include: Soul Surfers Paradise, Oceanique Mandurah, Riverview Outlook Nerang and Belise Bowen Hills.
Andrew CloughSales Director
Andrew Clough has been a driving force within Brisbane’s real estate industry for over 25 years.
He is a dedicated professional, providing a high level of expertise and knowledge of the real estate industry as well as developments and project sales.
As Principal of Professionals New Farm since 1990, Andrew was committed to service excellence and customer satisfaction and demanded this of his sales team. His ability to provide essential leadership skills, within the sales environment, motivates and ensures team results.
During that time, Andrew built one of the largest property management diversions in Brisbane and it is now one of the city’s largest real estate offices offering diverse range of property services.
Personally, Andrew has developed a number of properties on both the Sunshine Coast and in Brisbane. These were both residential and commercial developments.
Andrew has recently combined forces with LJ Hooker to create a specialist project marketing division servicing numerous high density residential developments.
Josh PagottoProject Sales
Josh is knowledgeable, practical, hardworking and understanding and has a passion for customer service and providing value to his clients. He understands the importance of contact with his clients and has developed superior communication skills.
Over his career, Josh has seen a trend of clients returning for more, which is testament to his excellent levels of communication and service. He always finds time to get to know his clients and understand their needs.
Property is in his blood and Josh draws inspiration and understanding from many sources including his family who have completed a number of projects, including subdivisions, commercial and residential property developments.
Growing up in this environment has given Josh the passion for property. He strongly believes that it is not only his duty to represent his clients to the best of his ability, but to guide them throughout every step of the process armed with in-depth, up-to-the-minute market knowledge, so that his clients are able to make the best possible decisions.
Bill GemmellProject Sales
Bill Gemmell’s long-held experience in the sales arena, specialising in sales management, has helped him to build an impressive client base and regular repeat business from the many satisfied vendors and purchasers he has served over the years.
With an impressive record of sales on the Gold Coast and throughout the greater Brisbane area, Bill is well known for his impeccable client service and keen negotiating skills. Combined with a high level of commitment, energy and focus – these are the factors in his ongoing success.
Bill initially started with Ray White on the Gold Coast. In 2008 he saw the benefit of selling development-related property and took the opportunity to join his son at the firm of Prime Property Australia, an organisation that focused solely on Project Marketing within the development arena. He stayed with the company during its transition to LJ Hooker Project Marketing (QLD) and since this time has led the successful sales-completion of over 15 developments, ranging from small boutique complexes of 6 to 10 properties through to larger complexes of 70+.
Chris HenericProject Sales
Chris is committed to delivering value greater than the physical property transaction, creating a partnership with clients to realise their objectives for their home or investment. His interpersonal skills, client-focus and dedication to excellence in high-pressure environments help achieve outstanding results for clients.
With a significant background combining banking, customer service and Sales, Chris brings a fresh approach and unique depth of knowledge to the team at LJ Hooker Development Services. Chris has a good understanding of local clients & family’s needs when looking to buy and sell property in the area.
Chris is bi lingual and speaks fluent Hindi and with his knowledge of Eastern and Western culture is ideally suited to working closely with prospective buyers who are looking for properties across the area.
Wes WoodroffeSales & Leasing Executive
Wes has built a strong client base within Residential, Development and Commercial Real Estate due to his extensive experience working with both individuals and B2B in customer service and training industries. He has developed broad experience tendering and negotiating contracts for both private and public companies in the resources industry and has applied this knowledge and process to residential and commercial sales. He is experienced in selling commercial and industrial properties within the resource regions of Surat Basin and Brisbane.
His passion for the real estate industry is evident to those who like and trust his open and honest lines of communication throughout the selling and buying process. Both easy-going and approachable, this manner ensures a strong rapport with both clients and prospective purchasers.
As an extremely driven individual, Wes prides himself on being the consummate professional whose objective is to deliver an outstanding result for his clients. He embraces the challenges and gains that come with the industry as a buyer, seller and investor, himself.
Wes understands the needs, goals and objectives of his clients and works tirelessly to deliver an outstanding tailored result for them.
Sarah ClinchSales and Marketing Administrator
Before joining the team, Sarah was employed as an Office Manager of a busy boutique Sydney estate agency. Her previous experience combined with her attention to detail made her an ideal candidate for the role of Sales and Marketing Administor at LJ Hooker Development Services.
Supporting the Sales team with a variety of different processes here at LJ Hooker Development Services, Sarah forms an integral part of the team that constitutes the backbone of our office. Sarah’s exceptional organisational skills and reliability are also matched by her dedication to the business. Her pleasant nature and friendly personality assists all of our clients and makes customers feel welcome and special. You can be sure if you want something done immediately and correctly Sarah will achieve it.
Blair CameronMarketing Coordinator
Blair has over 12 years experience in both design and digital mediums. He is responsible for the design, management and production of all promotional material for the company and its projects, as well as design and maintenance of both company and project websites.
Providing integral skills with HTML and CSS coding, he manages the online and back-end website production areas for LJ Hooker Development Services as well as all technical requirements of our proprietary MiNT CRM system.
As a digital media strategist, he collaborates with the LJ Hooker Development Services team to produce effective promotional tools for both traditional and digital mediums.