A long history of success

Our reputation for ethical practices and outstanding results is built on our legacy. After all, we’ve been a leader in Manningham for more than 50 years.
1966
OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Peter Parkes Real Estate commences business on Blackburn Road, Doncaster East.

open for business
new home, new ownership
1982
NEW HOME, NEW OWNERSHIP

After moving to a prime position on Doncaster Road, the agency is purchased by Ted and Linda Linmeiers. The company's main focus is on the sale of vacant land and new homes.

1989
OUR FRANCHISE YEARS

Our offices are renovated and extended into the neighbouring shop to coincide with the company joining the US franchise Century 21.

our franchise years
land ahoy
1990
LAND AHOY

Our company develops a reputation for land sales. We are appointed to auction the site of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) in Burwood when they relocate.

1994
OUR FRANCHISE YEARS

The company departs from the Century 21 franchise, rebranding under Peter Parkes Real Estate. We launch our first full colour gloss property guide.

our franchise years
a dog's life
2000
A DOG'S LIFE

Tas the Jack Russell was introduced as the company's mascot during the "My Best Friends" campaign. He is now retired, but he looks back on his real estate career with fond memories.

2006
SAYING GOODBYE TO PETER

The agency undergoes a complete rebrand to Parkes Property and Parkes Property Leasing. We invest in the latest technology and systems to enhance our service in both sales and property management.

saying goodbye to peter
the project marketing specialist
2013
THE PROJECT MARKETING SPECIALIST

Parkes Property establishes a reputation in the field of Project Marketing and becomes the preferred agent in the area for off-the-plan sales.

2015
HIGH ACHIEVERS

Parkes Property is the winner of the 2015 Australian Achievers Award for customer service and relations in the real estate industry. We achieved a 99.79% overall score.

high achievers
Celebrating our 50th year
2016
CELEBRATING OUR 50TH YEAR

From rural land subdivisions to high-rise developments, Manningham has changed a lot in 50 years, but our commitment to great service has remained the same – and stood the test of time.

Celebrating over 50 years of helping people realise their property dreams.