Discover Central Geelong in the palm of your hand.Get the App
Every day, we work with our clients delivering common sense advice, supporting them to make the best property investment choices for their future.
Michael De Stefano may be the new owner of Gartland, but he’s no stranger to the business; he knows it inside out and his understanding of the Geelong community is unparalleled.
After working with Gartland founders Bob and Phillipa for over a decade, Michael purchased the established business in late 2015. Bob will continue as a mentor and consultant to the business.
With his hands now firmly on the reins, Michael is keen to take the business into a new phase and with a fresh outlook.
The way people buy and sell property has changed dramatically in the past 10 years. With the advent of websites like realestate.com.au, people are far more engaged in the online world for initial information than viewing photos in the traditional real estate shop front.
What this means, is that Gartland has moving from its long term address in Gheringhap Street, right into the heart of the bustling café scene at 71 Little Malop Street. Moving into an area surrounded by coffee shops, restaurants and a thriving creative scene.
Michael is also keen on building the Gartland business outside of his existing stronghold in commercial sales, leasing and management. With the Gartland residential property management business being sold to McDonald & Co, Michael has appointed Tamara Harris to rebuild this offering, alongside the residential sales division.
With the latest figures showing that Geelong continues to be a hot spot for property investment, a new golden era for Gartland may be upon us.