An Australian owned private investment and development firm

Capital Group is a private investment firm based in Melbourne.

We focus on partnering with a select group of HNWI private clients and institutional capital to develop and value add investment opportunities. Our core business units are Retail Petroleum, Commercial and Residential Property Development and QSR Restaurants throughout Australia.

Why Capital Group

Capital Group has over 70 years of combined experience in real estate investment and property development markets. We create value for our sophisticated partners with attractive returns via our highly experienced and trusted team and tier one consultants.  With all our acquisitions Capital Group undertakes a rigorous due diligence investment process combined with an entrepreneurial approach while maintaining a secure exit strategy upon completion of assets to their highest and best use.

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Our Investments

Retail Petroleum

Capital Group operates in excess of 40 multi branded retail fuel outlets in metro and regional locations across Australia. We are active in the development of new sites including roadhouses and the repositioning of existing fuel outlets where we both operate the business and own the freehold. This gives us the added advantage of business cashflow liquidity, continuous value adding to our offerings, real estate investment capital growth and total end to end control of our investments.

Property Development

Capital Group is actively involved in the acquisition and development of selected metro and regional land banking and development opportunities. We invest in strategically located property within the relevant Urban Growth Zones (UGZ) and Precinct Structure Plans (PSP). We also partner with respected brand named retailers in the supermarket, childcare, allied health, Large Format Retail and QSR Restaurant sectors.

QSR Restaurants

Capital Group is proud to be selected as Corporate Partner with Craveable Brands. Watch this space as we roll out and operate multiple drive through and shop front restaurants for Craveable Brands three iconic QSR brands:

Chicken Treat
Red Rooster


Praveen Nalla
Director & Co Founder

Praveen’s entrepreneurial spirit has seen him drive financial performance and high performing teams across many businesses within the Banking, Property Development, Construction, Retail Petroleum and Hospitality sectors. As an Owner, Director and Philanthropist, Praveen’s strategic capability, powerful networks and humanistic approach, can be leveraged to provide high quality property investment opportunities and advice.

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Ant Belcher
Director & Co Founder

Ant has over 30 years experience within the commercial property sector combined with finance, international commodity, derivatives and currency trading. Ant has a proven track record of value adding to all aspects of commercial and residential property investment markets and UGZ / PSP land banking and development. His experience has afforded him close associations with leading banking, legal and financial institutions and publicly listed companies where he is called upon to offer strategic property advice for asset acquisition, repositioning, value adding, disposal and management. Ant is a licensed Estate Agent in Victoria, holding a Degree in Business Management and is a member of the REIV.

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Christine Hartley
Town Planning Consultant

Christine has over 25 years’ experience in the property development sector with 20 of these in Victoria. As a planner and strategic advisor Christine specialises in identifying highest and best land use outcomes, facilitating the entire planning approvals process, managing a multi-disciplinary expert team and consulting with relevant authorities and key stakeholders.

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Experienced Partners

We work with a variety of partners with key areas of expertise in:

• Financial Services
• Intuitional Banking
• Funds Management
• Philanthropy
• HNWI Private Clients
• Syndication
• Town Planning
• Legal
• Accounting
• Valuations
• QSR Restaurants
• Asset Management
• International Business Networking
• Real Estate Acquisitions
• Surveying
• Architecture
• Business Brokerage

Corporate Representatives

Capital Group is proudly represented by the following corporate advisors:

Legal: Cornwalls
Accountancy: Jeffrey Thomas & Partners
Funds Management: The Robb Group
QSR Restaurants: Craveable Brands


Capital Group is a member of the REIV, Australian Property Institute, the Australian-Israeli Chamber of Commerce and the Large Format Retail Association.


Capital Group is delighted to support The International Celebrity Cricket League.

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