About Us

Welcome to Ward Commercial

Ward Commercial incorporating Ward Commercial Hotels is a boutique agency created to offer a highly personalised service from experienced well qualified agents with extensive experience and a strong sales track record in this specialised sector.


Profile: Director - Peter Ward

Peter is a commercial sector specialist with over 35 years experience in the property industry including with several of Australia’s leading real estate corporations.   He has personally negotiated in excess of $850 million in sales, including many well known landmark properties.

Prior to entering the real estate industry in Melbourne in 1987, Peter was a Senior Manager with one of Australia’s leading banks.  During his real estate career he was General Manager of a prominent Melbourne commercial estate agency and personally involved with many major landmark sales during this period including the auction sale of the Real Estate Institute of Victoria’s headquarters in East Melbourne and the Victorian Railways Spencer Street Headquarters on behalf of the Victorian Government.  He subsequently worked with several other leading real estate agencies prior to moving to the Sunshine Coast in 1999 to continue his career.

Peter works with clients to develop marketing campaigns to maximise their sales outcomes over a range of tourism and leisure asset classes including hotels, motels, resorts, tourist and manufactured home parks, management rights, plus general commercial real estate.

Peter's background, experience and superb negotiation skills contribute to excellent sales outcomes for his clients and he also enjoys an enviable success record in ensuring that contracts proceed to settled sales.

Phone 0412 001 700

Email sales@wardcommercial.com


Professional Profile-Senior Broker-Lindsay (Coop) Cooper


Coop is a very experienced and highly successful broker in the accommodation sector specialising in Motels, Hotels , Caravan Parks and Management Rights .

He is extremely well known in the industry with in excess of 16 years service as a Senior Broker with one of Australia’s leading accommodation sales agencies. Prior to becoming a broker Coop owned a number of hospitality business in both NSW and Queensland over a period of circa 24 years and this “hands on “ experience has proved invaluable to be him being able to assist and provide advice to his many clients who hold him in very high regard.

Coop’s extensive experience , highly successful sales record and very personal hands on approach will ensure a continuing high degree of success in the accommodation industry.

Phone 0418 711047

Email coop@wardcommercial.com


Ward Commercial Significant Sales Queensland since 2002.


Hotels, Motels, Caravan Parks, and other Tourism Assets
  • Best Western Plus Lake Kawana Hotel       Birtinya                                     (Freehold)
  • Golden Beach Motor Inn                             Caloundra                                 (Freehold)
  • Golden Beach Motor Inn                             Caloundra                                 (Leasehold Business)
  • Golden Beach Motor Inn                             Caloundra                                 (Freehold Investment)
  • Anchorage Motel                                         Caloundra                                 (Freehold)
  • Suncourt Motel                                            Caloundra                                 (Freehold)
  • Caloundra Backpackers (twice)                   Caloundra                                (Freehold)
  • Shearwater Resort                                       Caloundra                                (Management Rights)
  • The Moorings Resort (twice)                        Caloundra                                (Management Rights)
  • Belair Place                                                  Caloundra                                (Management Rights)
  • Kings Bay Apartments                                  Caloundra                                (Management Rights)
  • Pacific Haven                                                Caloundra                                (Management Rights)
  • Maroochy River Motel                                   Maroochydore                          (Freehold)
  • Lot 5 Maroochy River Resort                         Maroochydore                         (Freehold)
  • Mooloolaba Backpackers (twice)                   Mooloolaba                             (Freehold)
  • Cotton Tree Backpackers                              Cotton Tree                             (Leasehold)
  • Chateau Royale                                             Cotton Tree                             (Management Rights)
  • Noosa North Shore Resort                             Noosa Heads                         (Resort, Hotel and Caravan Park)
  • Noosa Caravan Park                                      Noosa Heads                         (Freehold)
  • Noosa Pacific                                                  Noosa Heads                        (Management Rights)
  • Noosa Heads Motel                                        Noosa Heads                         (Leasehold)
  • Nambour Heights Motel                                  Nambour                                (Freehold)
  • Nambour Lodge Motel                                    Nambour                                (Freehold)
  • Motel on Gregory                                            Brisbane                                 (Leasehold Business) (twice)
  • Quality Inn Airport Heritage Motel                  Hamilton, Brisbane                   (Freehold)
  • Airolodge International Motel                         Hamilton, Brisbane                   (Freehold)
  • Airolodge International Motel                         Hamilton, Brisbane                   (Leasehold)
  • Airport Ascot Motel                                         Hamilton, Brisbane                   (Freehold)
  • Airport Ascot Motel                                         Hamilton, Brisbane                   (Leasehold)
  • Airport Motel                                                   Hamilton, Brisbane                   (Freehold)
  • Snooze Inn (twice)                                          Fortitude Valley, Brisbane        (Freehold)
  • Waltzing Matilda Motel                                    Redcliffe                                   (Freehold)
  • Ace Caravan Park                                           Tin Can Bay                             (Freehold)
  • Hervey Bay Green Motel                                 Hervey Bay                              (Freehold)
  • Beach House Hotel                                         Hervey Bay                              (Freehold)
  • Seaview Caravan Park                                   Mackay                                     (Freehold)
  • Dalby Tourist Park                                           Dalby                                        (Freehold)
  • Dalby Tourist Park                                           Dalby                                        (Leasehold)
  • Airlie Apartments                                             Airlie Beach                              (Freehold)
  • Portside Apartments                                        Airlie Beach                              (Management Rights)
  • Boathaven Whitsunday                                   Airlie Beach                              (Management Rights)
  • Reefside Villas                                                Airlie Beach                               (Management Rights)
  • Whitsunday Reflections                                  Airlie Beach                                (Management Rights)
  • Beach Court Holiday Villas                             Airlie Beach                                (Management Rights)
  • Whitsunday Waterfront Apartments                Airlie Beach                                 (Management Rights)
  • Clontarf Village Cabin Park                            Clontarf                                        Freehold
  • Best Western Central Motor Inn                     Caboolture                                  Lease
  • Kilcoy Motel                                                    Kilcoy                                          Freehold
  • Big 4 Hervey Bay Caravan Park                    Hervey Bay                                 Freehold
  • Gayndah A Motel                                            Gayndah                                     Freehold
  • Beerwah Motor Lodge                                    Beerwah                                      Leasehold
  • Pioneer Lodge Motel                                      Kingaroy                                      Freehold
  • Kilcoy Motel                                                    Kilcoy                                          Leasehold
  • Coral Inn Boutique Hotel                                Yeppoon                                      Freehold


Other Sales:
  • 60-62 Landsborough Parade                        Golden Beach                            Retail Freehold Investment
    (15 Tenancies)

Clients Represented

  • Ferrier Hodgson
  • Ernst & Young
  • Korda Mentha
  • Queensland Government
  • Consolidated Properties
  • Norm Provan


  • Victorian Government
  • Kennlyn Properties
  • Vaughan Bullivant
  • Wolfe Group
  • Real Estate Institute of Victoria
  • Forrester Group

Our  Sales Include:

Best Western Plus Lake Kawana Hotel

Freehold going concern 81 room Hotel in Sunshine Coast new major Hospital precinct

Motel on Gregory

Leasehold business Gregory Terrace Brisbane

Coral Inn Boutique Resort

Freehold Going Concern

Significant Development Land Sales including Apartments and Manufactured Home Parks

Yandina Rise Estate (137 lots)                      Yandina

81-83 Caloundra Road                                  Caloundra

84 Omrah Avenue                                          Caloundra

252 Main Road                                               Maroochydore

8 Jenyor Street                                               Yaroomba

108-112 Duporth Avenue                                Maroochydore

139 Wises Road                                             Maroochydore

127 Esplanade                                               Golden Beach

32 King Street                                                 Buderim

13-15 The Esplanade                                     Cotton Tree

108-112 Duporth Avenue                                Maroochydore (resale)

26-40 Menzies Drive                                       Pacific Paradise

42-60 Menzies Drive                                       Pacific Paradise

69-73 Primary School Court                           Maroochydore

10 Picnic Point Esplanade                              Maroochydore

Lot 112 Coral Sea Drive                                  Pelican Waters