Real estate. Real people. Real service. Since 1884. 

"Integrity and the cultivation of excellence have always been our driving principles and the staff who deliver on these principles, the cornerstone of our success."

Our people are our strength and we succeed because we are astute thinkers, ingrained in the industry and are powered by market knowledge.

We appoint the best people to keep us ahead of our game and as such, can assess opportunities efficiently and effectively. We conduct ourselves the way that good leaders should; collaboratively and assertively, directing a campaign and it’s stakeholders in the most efficient manner to maximise positive performance and outcome.


Our long term clients, achievements and integrity have followed us over the years with a positive reputation as Melbourne’s most trusted advisors, helping every client to achieve maximum wealth and value from their real estate opportunities.

We are recognised as one of the most established and successful commercial property firms and will continue to be as we evolve.


Our strategy for growth is based on acquiring depth of knowledge and insight.

With this, comes growth in size, with people of substance being the driving force. We are determined to maintain the culture and integrity that Allard Shelton has always represented and delivering you the best quality service and results, will always be our priority.


We acknowledge that the success of our company is highly dependant on good business relationships, transparency and trust and hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards in all our undertakings.

We know that good communication is the key to fostering these business relationships and therefore will always keep our clients informed.

Giving back to communities in need is part of what we do.

Our sense of social justice and being part of the wider community is a reflection of the Allard Shelton team culture and our team. We are long standing supporters of the following charities and associations:

  • Royal Children’s Hospital – RCH 1000
  • FARA – Fredreich Attaxia Research Association
  • Olivia Newton-John Foundation
  • Cancer Council - Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea
  • Wesley Mission - Annual Food for Families food drive
  • The Melbourne Jewish Children's Aid Society
  • Sponsorship of upcoming youths playing professional sport
  • The annual JIFF (Jewish International Film Festival)
  • Cath's Village - Supporting the Baker Family
  • St Kevin's Old Boy’s Football Club
  • The Scopus Annual Musical Production
  • The Maliki Foundation


Our history defines who we are today with deep-roots in the real estate industry and an extensive network of property-related experts and clientele.

Today we celebrate over 130 years of success in Real Estate. 

1884   Keogh and Allard Pty Ltd was established.
1912   Mr. Gordon Allard formed a partnership with Mr. Arthur Baillieu
1934   Mr. Gordon Allard diverged and formed Gordon Allard & Co.
1976   Mr. Bill Shelton joined Mr. Gordon Allard’s son, Jim, signalling the dawn of a new era and forming Allard Shelton Pty Ltd.
1992   Mr. Patrick Barnes joined Allard Shelton, expanding the property management portfolio and further strengthening the company’s presence within Melbourne CBD and the city fringe.
2008   Mr. Joseph Walton became the eighth director in the Company’s history, ensuring Allard and Shelton’s continued success and growth especially within the Sales and Leasing departments.
2011   Mr. Richard Kennett was appointed a Director of Allard Shelton, establishing and delivering key strategic goals for the Company.
2017   Mr. Michael Ryan was appointed Director of Allard Shelton alongside Patrick Barnes & Joseph Walton. Together they continue to carry the Allard Shelton brand forward.
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