Meet The Team

90 Years Experience Between Us

Building a home requires a team who cares, that surface your dream and encourage human activity; homes you can live in and a lifestyle you can't live without.

Our team reflect over 90 years of practical insight, industry knowledge and vision for your next project.
Why do we care? Because all of us have been in your shoes.

Ken Groom

- BUILDER -

The man who brings your dream to life.

Ken Groom has been active in the Queensland building industry since the age of 16 and qualified as a carpenter. Ken then went on to become a project supervisor and in this time has supervised construction on small and large projects for some of South east Queensland’s largest building groups. Ken obtained his own building license over 20 years ago and in 1998 started his own company k.d. Groom Pty Ltd (ABN: 085 631 063). Since forming his company Ken’s emphasis has been on customer service and quality construction to this end Ken supervisors all of the dwellings personally to ensure that the standard of each project meets his requirements. k.d. Groom has built homes, duplexes and units not only in the greater Brisbane area but throughout regional areas such Kingaroy and Toowoomba. k.d. Groom prides itself on being a debt free builder and has NO negative reports or fix by directions listed with the BSA. As Ken always states “if a job is worth doing then it is worth doing it well “. During the time k.d Groom has been established Ken has completed more than 300 individual projects. BSA Lic No: 1105933 HIA Members No: 922871


Peter Bottomley

- PLANNING AND SALES PROFESSIONAL-

Peter has spent over 30 years in government and senior government positions. Peter brings to the table a wealth of strategic and tactical planning for the business and has been active in assisting with clients working with Shane and Ken.


Selecting a home is intimate, personal, complex and expensive. We can work with you to determine your needs and desires in real estate. Trust us when we say Elegant, Beautiful and Warm. It's what we want for ourselves and our families.

Shane Taylor

- SALES MANAGER/MARKETING MANAGER -

Shane has worked within the building industry for more than 30 years and over this career operated display homes for 10 years until he become sales manager of one of South East Queensland largest building companies during which time in 1991 he wrote and helped conduct the first sales consultants training course in Queensland in conjunction and with the support of the HIA. Shane has also enjoyed many years within the industry as a self employed person helping many Queenslander’s fulfill their housing needs, from first home buyers, to investors. Shane joined forces with Ken as they share the same philosophy in regards to what makes for a smooth and pleasurable building experience: “PERSONAL SERVICE, COMMUNICATION, QUALITY CONSTRUCTION AND GUARANTEED FIXED PRICE WITH NO HIDDEN COSTS” At k.d. Groom these are more than just words as many clients have experienced !!





Steve Cumming

- BUSINESS IT -

Steve has 20 years of experience in IT, marketing and strategic planning. He joined forces with Ken, Shane and the team as the resident business analyst and site developer. Steve has experience bringing the dreams of the bricks and mortar to the clicks and mortar. He is passionate about the real estate industry and loves to bring out the best in his clients.


Gus Namour

- MANAGER/PRINCIPAL REAL ESTATE DIVISION -

I am a strong , driven individual with passion to help people achieve their dreams and desires. I have many different skills ranging from retail and hospitality, to finance and building with over 24 years in real estate. I am very punctual, technically minded and extremely people orientated. I feel there is no bigger reward than seeing a smile on people’s faces knowing that I helped achieve their dreams. I understand that real estate is not just about selling properties. It is listening to people’s true needs in order to help them achieve a lifestyle that they have always dreamt of. I have the drive and passion to succeed, accompanied by the energy levels to guarantee everything that could possibly be done to sell your property is done efficiently and professionally! ! I understand that the real estate industry is always changing and I too embrace technology and permanently stay one step ahead of the trend to ensure your property stands out to the buyers.

One STOP Realty Qld also have the builder who can package your estate so we can offer “ fixed price” home and land packages, we do it all from assisting the purchaser with their financial providers and to introducing them to conveyancers that will insure a smooth hassle free transaction. You can be assured of outstanding client service and constant feedback throughout the entire selling process. So that when the time comes to finalise the sale of your property you can do so with an educated judgment. Kind Regards, Gus Namour Director