Peter Hanscomb began his franchising career in 1982 as a management accountant for Ray White, rising to the position of Deputy Managing Director and Group Director. He played a major part in the roll out of the Ray White franchise system. In 1990 Peter became Chief Executive Officer of Reality Business Consulting, providing specialist advice and service to the real estate industry.
In 1996 Peter became the founder and Chief Executive Officer of RE/MAX Australia, the Australian arm of the worldwide RE/MAX system, building the business to 125 offices throughout Australia, with 1300 personnel, turning over $4.2 billion and ranked number two in market share in Queensland. From 2006 to 2007 Peter was engaged by McGrath Estate Agents as a business consultant to assist and advise in the development of the McGrath franchise business model and systems.
Late in 2007 he became Chief Executive Officer and major shareholder of Belle Property Australasia. Since then Peter has grown the network from 5 offices to 85 as at April 2019, making Belle Property the fastest growing boutique brand in Australia. Peter's strategic vision for growth is focused on Australasia's most desirable lifestyle locations in metro, coastal and regional areas. He personally interviews every potential franchisee to ensure a strict set of company values are maintained across the network. Peter insists on the highest levels of professionalism, expertise and ethics within the group and maintains a strong focus on developing people and culture.