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About Us Formation Process

Henry Lu and Darren Ozebek met in 2014, beginning with a friendship and after sharing both their insights of the market began their partnership with The Empire Properties International.

The founders wanted to offer the same opportunities and benefits Australians received as residents and citizens to the hard working people of South East Asia.

Since its establishment, The Empire Properties International has already resolved various problems many other companies face in an international market. Unlike traditional real estate agencies, it has total End-To-End solutions in migration, money transfer, non-PR mortgages at attractive rates, and a trusted team who will provide buyers with support, not only throughout the buying process but after settlement with any assistance the buyers may require.


About Us What we do?

To ensure a future for you and your family, TEPI wishes to offer you the best solutions in investment consultancy, purchase of properties, selection of the right school for your children and special assistance of Vietnamese citizens with processes related to legal procedures and life in Australia.

About Us Besides Consulting

TEPI will accompany clients at the beginning, during and even after the investment process is completed. With expertise, knowledge and many years of experience in global investment, their team of experts are committed to providing clients with the most fulfilling and rewarding experience.

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Darren Ozebek

Global Director

Darren Ozebek has over 10 years of corporate and enterprise experience. In 2014 he completed his Diploma of Management training at The Australian Institute of Management, he later completed his ITIL training and PRINCE2 Project Management methodologies training as well as TOGAF (Enterprise Architecture training).

He also has over 10 years of leadership experience ranging from leading teams of highly specialised individuals and projects to capital ventures, start ups and leading successful businesses.

He left the corporate world and began his own prosperous construction supplies company, following its success he moved onto funding his own affluent development projects, building homes across the Sydney region.

Darren having lived in Australia and traveled to various countries and continually networked with some of the most successful and award winning developers, entrepreneurs and high net individuals. During this time, he found an absence of demand from international buyers which he knew he could cohere with. Thus, partnering with Henry Lu and birthing The Empire International Properties company.

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Henry Lu


Henry Lu holds a Bachelor of Laws, a Bachelor of Professional Accounting and a Master of Business Administration degree in Project Management and Marketing.

He started his own printing management business in 2008 and regularly met with his clients to learn about their business strategies and businesses. From the experiences and knowledge gained from the business and sharing of business owners, Henry has used it to set up businesses in the fields of Real Estate, Finance, International Trade, and Investment advisory for foreign businesses.

Since 2009, Henry has started traveling the world to establish relationships with influential people, bringing him to greater opportunities. These relationships have provided Henry with more opportunities in the current deteriorating economy. Over the past 10 years, Henry has traveled to more than 100 cities around the world.

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Kara Le

CEO (Viet Nam)

KARA LE, General Director of the Empire Properties International (Vietnam), holds a Master of Business Administration in Economics University, HCMC. With 7 years’ experiences in real estate within Viet Nam, She was the previous director of Southern Real Estate Investment Corp – Where she was the top referral/consultant for many projects involving foreign investors in Ho Chi Minh City and Southern Viet Nam. As part of her previous and current roles she developed relationships and projects with many top agencies in Southern Viet Nam (Vinhome center – Vingroup, Novaland, Dat Xanh, …).

Kara also has 2 years’ working experience as a consultant in global migration programs. From 2017 – 2019 she was also a lecturer in HUTECH University – where she was charge of lecturing for International Business Administration .

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Ken Phan

Sales Director

Ken Phan has a Bachelor of Economics and Finance from RMIT University Melbourne and after 15 years of living, studying and working as a citizen in Australia he will be sharing and providing his experience and expertise of the great conditions in Australia with our Vietnamese clients.

Having 10 years of experience in a manager role and 5 years as a sales agent in Ray White Group - Australia's largest real estate group have given him the knowledge and experience that enables him to assist Vietnamese clients with all of the necessary information when it comes to the end to end sales process

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Wizer Lau

CEO (Hong Kong)

Wizer Lau has more than 15 years of experience in finance and asset allocation in Hong Kong and China. He previously acted as a Marketing Director in a security and funding institution where he engaged in market development, team building, speaking and
instructing roles. Wizer has a client base consisting of mainly high net-worth individuals and all residing in Hong Kong and China.

In 2015, he was invited to be part of the Shanghai Television Channel ICS Program as a permanent guest speaker to provide overseas asset allocation advice.

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Level 35, Tower One Barangaroo,
International Towers Sydney,
100 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo NSW 2000

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Floor M, CJ Building,
06 Lê Thánh Tôn, Q. 1,
Hồ Chí Minh, Việt Nam