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Executive Team


Honeycombes Property Group’s position as one of Queensland’s foremost development companies is a credit to the leadership, expertise and commitment of its board of directors and senior executive team.


The company’s proactive and highly experienced Board has a wide range of skills with the right credentials, creativity and competence to guide industry-leading development projects.


Honeycombes’ highly skilled, driven and dedicated team delivers the Board’s vision and strategy through both careful management of current projects and recognition of new market opportunities as they arise  framework.

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Richard Wallace

Richard was the joint founder of SR Wallace & Wallace Solicitors and practiced in commercial, business and property law areas. He was a director of the Mackay building supplies and hardware company Charles Porter & Sons Pty Ltd for 30 years and was the Chairman of Mackay Permanent Building Society Limited for eleven years until 2008.


Richard holds an MBA from Deakin University.



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Brent Hailey

Brent has more than four decades’ experience in the property industry, specialising in residential development, civil engineering and strategic management. Brent was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of BMD Group, the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Villa World Limited, the Chief Operating Officer of Devine Limited and a former State President of UDIA (Qld).


Brent is the Managing Director of Orchard Property Group which manages a diverse range of development projects and is a Life Member of UDIA (Qld).

B.Eng Grad Dip Env & Mun Eng, RPEQ (NP),FIE Aust, FAICD, FDIA Non-Executive


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Peter Honeycombe


Managing Director

Peter Honeycombe began his career with Jones Lang Wootton’s Brisbane office in 1987 in commercial sales and leasing, specialising in CBD developments and new projects. Peter worked in Townsville with Jones Lang on several tourism and large commercial projects before joining the family firm of Honeycombes Property Group in 1991.Peter holds a Bachelor of Business degree with a Major in Marketing. He served six years as a Director on the Board of the Real Estate Institute of Queensland and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Peter is also an open licensed general builder, real estate agent and an accredited Project Manager. For eight years, Peter was a Director of the publicly listed Mackay Permanent Building Society Limited. In 2005, Peter was awarded the Australian Institute of Management’s Queensland Business Person of the Year. He was a Director of Townsville Enterprise Limited, Townsville’s peak marketing and economic development body, for seven years, until May 2021.Peter is a Director of The College of Nations, a not-for-profit training and global humanitarian group associated with Youth With A Mission. He is also the Chair of The Good Shepherd Limited, Townsville’s largest not-for-profit nursing home.

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Vanessa Honeycombe

Vanessa manages both corporate and project aspects of Honeycombes’ day to day activities. Devoted to instilling integrity and strong values into the business, she is focused on building sound and lasting relationships with stakeholders and business partners.

With an extensive background in design, Vanessa has been actively involved in Honeycombes’ projects for over 20 years with input into design, form and finish outcomes. 

Executive Director

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Andrew Dowling

Andrew joined Honeycombes in 2012 as Director - Commercial and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in June 2022. With over 15 years in the property industry, 12 years in law and a strong business acumen, Andrew leads the strategic direction and operations of Honeycombes Property Group. He provides legal and commercial advice to the Board and Managing Director across all facets of the business. Andrew is a member of the Executive Team and has extensive experience in managing the Development Team. He holds a Bachelor of Business, a Bachelor of Laws and a Queensland Solicitors Practicing Certificate.


Chief Executive Officer

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Nigel Stephenson

At Honeycombes Property Group Nigel is responsible for the successful construction delivery of all projects including residential, retail and commercial developments with the key objective that all of these projects are delivered on time and within budget. Over a 15 year period with Honeycombes Property Group Nigel has generally achieved this objective. He also plays a pivotal role as a member of the Executive Team.


General Manager - Delivery

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