Toby Sandell and his team bring The Agency to Toowoomba

The expansion of the Agency’s national footprint continues with its launch in the regional town of Toowoomba, Queensland, under the leadership of highly respected Commercial Officer Toby Sandell.

The estate agency’s CEO, Matt Lahood, said Mr Sandell enjoyed a high degree of trust and respect in the community and had run a successful property operation in the area for more than a decade.

“Toowoomba has become our first choice in our expansion into the Queensland region, and it’s only fitting that our expansion will be led by the best in the business,” Mr Lahood said.

“Toby Sandell has established deep bonds with the Toowoomba community and built a loyal clientele based on service excellence and the high level of trust he establishes with his clients. He sets the benchmark for superior results.

“Toowoomba is known for its excellent quality of life, low unemployment rate and top-notch schools. It is an increasingly popular place to raise their family with new infrastructure and amenities creating a vibrant and well-connected city.

Mr. Sandell brings 19 years of experience in the Toowoomba property market and recently spent 10 years as a manager of a McGrath Network office.

Mr. Sandell brings in his team of sales agents in an effort to recruit more talent and grow the business.

Having known Geoff Lucas and Matt Lahood personally and professionally for more than 10 years, Toby Sandell said his arrival at The Agency was “like the band getting back together”.

The decision to partner with The Agency was a no-brainer for Mr Sandell, given the company’s strong presence on the east and west coasts as well as in key markets of Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

“It’s the fastest growing agency in Australia and they run a model that suits us perfectly,” Sandell said.

“I also have the pleasure of working again with Geoff Lucas and Matt Lahood, two of the best and brightest real estate minds in the country. Both are personal friends after working together for so many years at McGrath.

“I’m very excited to be part of the Agency’s growth as it expands not just into metropolitan areas, but into most regional markets.”

The agency’s CEO and Managing Director, Geoff Lucas, said Toowoomba’s growth trajectory as the state’s largest inland city makes it one of Queensland’s most important regions.

“Toowoomba is a heritage town established in 1860 and has grown from a hub to a diverse economy built around its close ties to the agricultural sector, freight and transport links and major educational institutions,” said Mr Lucas.

“The city’s growth has been supported by significant infrastructure investment led by Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport, as well as the University of Southern Queensland and reputable private schools offering high caliber education opportunities. In the region.

“We are extremely excited to grow our Queensland team and our regional expansion into Toowoomba, led by Toby Sandell, an extremely capable sales manager with a strong reputation for integrity-rich customer service and excellence in the community.

“It is a pleasure to work with Toby again after a decade of professional and personal relationships.”

The Queensland agency’s chief executive, David Price, stressed the strategic importance of the agency’s presence in Toowoomba given the city’s close ties to major metropolitan cities across the country.

“I strongly believe that Toowoomba has incredible growth potential, well ahead of the Brisbane and Gold Coast markets, which have already taken off,” Mr Price said.

“I see the Toowoomba market getting better and better. Toowoomba is a lovely town with a tight-knit community, it’s a town with a lot of soul.

“It’s such an important market for the Agency to establish our presence given how well-respected Toowoomba is as a town and community in Australia. It’s only upwards from here and I can’t wait to see the growth of our team and our presence in the Toowoomba market.

Mr Sandell echoed that sentiment and said Toowoomba is ‘Queensland’s best-kept secret’ in terms of quality of life and property market strength.

“Toowoomba represents a robust regional market that has seen a 20% increase in prices over the past year,” he said.

“People see Toowoomba as a livable and affordable place that enjoys a slower pace than cities but feels like a cosmopolitan city.

“The new airport and rail links have brought high connectivity to Australia’s major cities: you can be in Sydney in an hour and 35 minutes, or Brisbane and the world-class beaches of the Gold Coast are a short drive away. car.”

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