Archie & Gordon Douglas
Archie and Gordon Douglas were the Co-founders and Directors of PRDnationwide, which was established on the Gold Coast in 1976 and prior to its sale to Colliers International in 2006 enjoyed average gross sales revenue in excess of $6 billion per annum. As one of Australia’s leading real estate practices, PRDnationwide operated corporate offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast as well as, in excess of 160 franchise offices throughout Australia, Asia and the Middle East. Employing approximately 2,000 people throughout its network, Gordon & Archie were instrumental in delivering many of Australia’s largest and most successful property developments over an almost 40-year period, pioneering the concept of Project Marketing in Australia. Product concept and design advice through research and experience in marketing gave them a unique insight to many markets and developments on the Eastern seaboard of Australia. In addition to involvement in the marketing of over 120 residential high rises, Archie & Gordon have had vast experience and involvement in many large-scale mixed-use residential developments including:
- Glen Alpine (Lend Lease)
- Cape Cabarita (Rosé Corp)
- Liberty Grove
- Casuarina Beach (Consolidated Properties)
- Settlement Shores (Port Shores)
- Sanctuary Cove (Mike Gore)
- Raby Bay (Wardley Australia)
- Blue Water (Consolidated Properties)
- Dockside (Fricker Brothers)
Gordon Douglas has held positions as the President of the Gold Coast Development Association, Chairman Gold Coast Harbours Authority, board member of the Gold Coast City Council Heart of the City Task Force and holds memberships in the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) & a Foundation Member of The Southport School Building Fund.
Archie Douglas was a member of REIQ Board of Directors between 1991 & 1993, is a member of the UDIA, AICD, and held both past and present board positions for Matrix Building Group and Halcyon Group.