DFS is a specialist development consultancy with expertise in town planning, landscape architecture, environmental services and liquor licensing. We help our clients with all aspects of development, including planning applications, landscape plans, master planning, environmental studies and report, liquor licensing and expert evidence in court.
We have a team of 12 skilled professionals who love what they do, providing a diverse range of experience, knowledge and advice on all kinds of development projects. We work all over Queensland and pride ourselves on our great working relationships with clients, councils and State government departments.
As the development manager for Coles Queensland, I have worked with Peter and John from DFS Group for the past three years on two iconic projects. I enjoy working with the team and find them very reliable, capable and communicative about all options and possibilities relating to every step of the process. Thanks to their years of experience and in-depth knowledge, I have no hesitation in recommending them. I look forward to working with them on future stages of our projects.
John Morgan | Development Manager | Coles Group Property DevelopmentsKari and her team assisted us in preparing and submitting our application for a liquor licence for our new restaurant. In every task involved, Kari and her team had the answer and the know-how to expedite the process. For this knowledge alone, we would recommend Kari to anyone looking to acquire a liquor licence.
Brendan Lowry | Owner of One-Up Bar and BistroFor the past four years, we have enjoyed working with Greg Thomas on a variety of projects including aged care, education, retirement and residential. As a leading landscape architect in South East Queensland, Greg has always provided innovative designs skills, which match and exceed any brief. We choose to work with Greg because he is reliable, innovative and works on a project from concept to completion. Nothing is too much trouble for Greg and he always goes the extra mile to provide quality service to ensure the project is successful. Bruce Forrester | Principal | Bickerton Masters ArchitectureThe DFS Group has worked closely with Reed Property Group for more than ten years and they have been instrumental in many of our projects in South East Queensland. Their knowledge, expertise and proactive approach to problem solving consistently assists us to ensure that our developments meet the highest quality standards in planning, design and delivery. They are an excellent company that always provide outstanding client service. Ken Reed | Director | Reed Property GroupStarting with our project brief, Greg Thomas and his team developed a distinctive and responsive streetscape plan. This plan will play a pivotal role in the liveability and marketability of a new boutique residential precinct at Coolum, Greens Vista Place. A job well done and with great professionalism and insight.
Paul Marquenie | Director | InPropertyWe have worked with Kari and the team at DFS Group for more than three years now. Kari has assisted us in the rezoning of our complex and in applying for a liquor licence for our growing sports centre. We highly recommend working with Kari as she’s very helpful and is an absolute joy to work with. She is always going above and beyond to support and assist her clients. Shaun Blackman and Todd Forrest | Owners of Sunshine Coast Indoor Sports Complex