The Stateland team is a tight team of professionals who produce quality developments from project inception to completion using a knowledgeable, responsible, well managed and sustainable approach to property development.​


Peter Macdougall

Managing Director

Caroline Stafford



Sarah Macdougall


Peter Shervey


Peter Macdougall

Peter is the Managing Director and co-founder of Stateland Pty Ltd. Since Stateland’s inception in 1994. Peter has sourced and delivered developments across residential and commercial sectors including significant lifestyle residential projects.

From 1984 Peter has been involved in various sectors of the property industry working in Perth, Brisbane and Cairns.

His calculated and conservative, yet futuristic approach is the key to Stateland’s success. Peter is passionate about all types of property development and leads a tight team of professionals who share his vision. Peter’s adaptability has been one of the keys to his long-standing success in the property development industry.

Caroline Stafford

Caroline is a co-founder of Stateland Pty Ltd with over 20 years finance experience as a qualified accountant, working in both the property development and tourism sectors in Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and Cairns.

Caroline is responsible for supervising and controlling all aspects of the company’s financial operations as well as the day to day management of all accounting functions. She is also involved in the budgeting, forecasting, cash flow and financial reporting for all projects from initial conception through to settlement.

Sarah Macdougall

Sarah brings enthusiasm and innovative thinking to the Stateland team. As an Assistant Development Manager, Sarah assists in managing all aspects of the development life cycle including acquisition, approvals, design, marketing and completion.

Sarah has experience working for large development companies across Australia in both commercial and residential projects. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Property from Bond University and has a strong interest in developments which are sustainable and have respect and regard for the environment.

Peter Shervey

Peter has an ongoing consulting role with Stateland, strategically managing the company’s sale process.

Peter is responsible for creating and implementing sales strategies and marketing plans. Peter consistently achieves high sales targets and is recognised as a leader in the real estate industry.

He has over 25 years of experience in the real estate and construction industry and has been involved in major projects in Cairns, Townsville, Port Douglas and South East Queensland.

Peter’s expertise ranges from sales of single properties through to coordinating the sales of large multi-unit residential and land development projects.