Ressen Property Group is a privately owned specialist property development company with a focus on Land subdivisions, Residential and Retirement Villages.The group is currently involved in a portfolio of projects throughout the NSW/QLD border and Tasmania with a completion value in excess of $200 million. These projects are spread across various sectors and geographies and includes.
$80 million Hotels/Serviced Apartments redevelopment in Hobart Tasmania.
$24 million Residential development in Tweed Heads.
$50 million Retirement Apartments development in Tweed Heads.
$30 million Eco-Tourism Accommodation development in Hobart.
$40 million Land Subdivisions development in Hobart.
Ressen has an enviable track record of completed projects both in Korea and Australia. Ressen’s approach is founded on a combination of strong technical and managerial skills directed at mitigating risks in the development process. We offer the full range of specialist real estate development expertise including planning, financing, construction, sales, and marketing.
The Ressen team offers a unique combination of skills and experience and together strive to deliver innovative real estate solutions for our customers, partners and the community.
Ressen’s founder and managing director, Steven Jo has long experience of developing property, residential and commercial projects over 25 years in Australia and Korea.
Steven had extensive experience in each process of a project from initial identification of a project, through to planning, feasibility study and development in Korea.
Steven founded his own development company in Korea with annual turnover over $100m, and developed an award-winning housing developments in Korea.There are so many past development projects in Korea, which Steven’s company developed from early 1990s’ and to 2007, the below are the residential project which Steven’ company developed in Korea. The company was awarded in 2004 by The Korean Economic Daily for creating the best urban housing culture in Korea.
Brian worked at Korea Exchange Bank Australia (KEBA) as a loan manager from 2004 to 2006, managing $70M loan portfolio and credit evaluation for corporate loans.The majority of clients are Korean immigrants and a subsidiary of Korean companies including LG, Hyundai Motors, KIA, Samsung, CJ and Sun Metal.
Brian worked at IronFish, during this time, numerous property investment seminars were organized, and provided a property investment consulting services to his clients. Brian was a co-founder of Southern Cross Asset Development, and played a critical role in securing $15M debt funding from Korea for Killara Grand project in 2007/08. Brian, together with his team, successfully arranged $40M loan facility for Killara Grand project, when completed in 2010, Killara Grand set a new benchmark for luxury apartment in North Shore.
Brian co-managed a development approval process of 12-18 Atchison Street St Leonard(280 apartments) through NSW Department of Planning under Part3A project application. In 2011, the site was sold to Holdmark Property Group, and being developing as “AIR St Leonards”. Brain also managed an approval process of 15-17 Larkin St Camperdown through the City of Sydney in 2008.
Brian joined RESSEN in 2013, and has been responsible for securing a project finance for various projects and managing an approval process of both residential and commercial projects. Brian plays a key role in identifying and negotiating future development opportunities.