Vested Property Group is the leading Property Development team in SE Queensland.

Our brand reflects our passion for quality property development and our acknowledgement that good planning will ensure good results.

With over 10 years of real estate and property development experience, Vested Property Group is a leading real estate marketing and project development team in SE Queensland. We acquire, develop and build residential property that suits both investors and owner-occupiers in locations that have high demand with low supply. We market properties to a large audience of buyers, sellers, investors and strategic relationships to generate interest which in turn has built a strong foundation of qualified buyers and sellers.


Ian Chester

Vested Property Group Managing Director.

Starting a career in real estate 2008 with professional real estate body McGrath, Ian gained valuable insight to the importance of structuring property transactions and effective methods in growing and obtaining a portfolio of properties pre and post GFC. With a background in banking, finance & corporate transactions Ian now focuses his skills on developing a successful portfolio of boutique residential property developments in SE Queensland. An accredited property investment advisor with an M.B.A, Ian provides the fund with experience in acquisition and risk management. Ian has a personal track record of $767M+ in residential sales and $58M+ in residential property development.

Sophie Harmes

Vested Property Group Managing Partner.

Sophie Harmes is the Managing Partner of Vested Property Group.  She has an impressive history; managing corporate businesses with an excess turnover of $100m per annum.   Sophie’s plays an integral role to the growth and long term vision of Vested Property Group. Her leadership skills and ability to run and improve the business within our growing company is key to our vision of becoming South East Queensland’s Boutique Property Development business.

Geoff Hardy


Geoff Hardy’s experience in Sales, Marketing and Consulting is one to be proud of.   His experience stretches over 33 years in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the United Kingdom.  He is a leading Sales Agent for Vested Property Group.


Jeremy McKean

Sales & Marketing, Vested Property Group – Real Estate & Development Sales Division

“I love working at Vested Property Group as it allows me to use my combined skills as a Real Estate Agent, a Building Sales Consultant and Investment Planner, all of which I am very passionate about. Vested Property Group provides me with the opportunity to expand my knowledge with the aim of eventually becoming a property developer. This is something that I have always dreamed about!

Having entered into Real Estate Sales in 2005 Jeremy McKean has established himself as a top performer having sold Real Estate Nationally and Internationally in established and off the plan residencies resulting in many satisfied Clients.  Jeremy prides himself in always obtaining the best prices in the current market with a strong emphasis on integrity, professionalism and the importance of being the vendor’s agent.

Jenny Sorenson

Office Manager

With a career record spanning corporate development, sales, business management and property law, it is hard to imagine anyone would be more ably equipped for her new role as Office Manager for Vested Property Group. Jenny was in law in New Zealand for 19 years before her and her husband moved to Indonesia for a time. When they settled in Queensland, Jenny joined the Zupp Group of Companies and became the first female dealer principal in the companies 54 year history. Jenny then was offered a position with Mitsubishi Australia as their Corporate Development Manager where her sales and negotiation skills, flair for business development and dedication to client service were invaluable. Joining Vested Property Group is a very exciting time for me. To be joining people I know are as dedicated and meticulous for providing great product and service, I feel this is the start of some great things to come and I’m thrilled to be on board.

Kath Power

Client Services Manager (for Jeremy McKean)

“I enjoy being an integral part of the highly respected Vested Property Group Team. It gives me the opportunity to combine a passion for Real Estate with my key skills and abilities making my work interesting and varied. To see the resultant joy from a positive outcome gives me both personal pleasure and reward.”

Kath has a strong and proven background in administration and sales. Having provided the administrative support for a small business she understands the importance of customer service and timely communication with clients. With proven organisational and communication skills, Kath prides herself on being trustworthy, reliable and professional.

She has worked tirelessly alongside Jeremy initially at Ray White Surfers Paradise and now at Vested Property Group. With complementary skills they offer a streamlined and effective service.

VESTED CAPITAL Co-Development Fund is Retail Property Fund which provides the much-needed equity for JV partner developers who have a track record of project and return success. The Fund is a Managed Investment Scheme managed by VASCO Fund Management Limited .

The Funds objective is to provide a Target Rate of Return by investing into selective development projects that allow for moderate returns yet demonstrate low risk and clear exit positions. The directors of the Fund in 2016 alone managed $58 Million in project developments in SE QLD. The directors have a track record with over $300 Million in completed projects and $500 Million in debt funding to date.

As the name suggest we also manage your assets. Your properties yield is assoicated to its performance and performance is directly correlated to management.We provide a complete in-house service for your largest financial assets, assuring that your property is well maintained.

VESTED PROPERTY DEVELOPMENTS is our property development division. We acquire sites mainly in SE Queensland that are within the 5.5 klm radius of Brisbane CBD. As a team , we have developed over +$300 Million dollars worth of residential property develeopments. We understand supply and demand and continue to develop quality product for the Owner-Occupier market.

Some properties simply deserve more. Does your property have a story, is it heritage or character listed, it may even be the families most prized asset. Our team provides assistance that is outside tradtional real estate services. Are you an overseas buyer looking for “off-market” oppertunites or a vendor looking to engage with a professional body who can handel your needs in the upmost professionalism. Our Specialised Realty division is for those who only exspect the best.