38 years experience in real estate. Started in 1975 in Mandurah W.A. where he had a franchise office for Statewide Real Estate also involved in development.
In 1984 moved to the Gold Coast and formed Couper Johnson Real Estate a Real Estate Group with 15 offices and over 150 sales personnel and also President of Fuji Real Estate a Japanese Real Estate company in partnership with Japanese in 1987.
In 1990 formed Chris Couper & Associates which grew to 9 offices and in 1995 in partnership with Bob Buys formed Chris Couper project and overseas division which specialised in project sales especially overseas and Interstate.
In 2010 Chris and family moved to Hervey Bay and opened Chris Couper & Associates Hervey Bay at his own premises with son Charles Couper at 11 Bideford Street, Torquay.