We are your multidisciplinary, integrated Real Estate Markets Group covering all sectors of the real estate market.
We have deep industry knowledge in property, funds management, finance, construction, environment and planning, capital markets and litigation and dispute resolution. We work collaboratively to manage sophisticated legal issues and provide pragmatic, innovative and solutions focused commercial advice.
Acted for Region Group (formerly
Shopping Centres Australasia) in relation to:
1) Sale of a portfolio of five shopping centres in the SURF 1 retail fund with a combined sale price of $69.3 million.
2) $80 million acquisition of Warner Marketplace in Brisbane, QLD.
3) $21.5 million sale of Cowes Shopping Centre in Victoria.
4) $130 million acquisition of Auburn Central Shopping Centre, Auburn in NSW.
5) $33 million acquisition of Bakewell Shopping Centre, in Bakewell, NT.
6) $150.5 million acquisition of Marketown Shopping Centre, Newcastle in NSW.
Acted for Primewest in relation to: 1) $12.5 million acquisition and leaseback of a motor dealership in Dubbo, NSW. 2) $15.1 million acquisition of a shopping centre, Tamworth, NSW.
Acted for a large industrial based company on its acquisition of a substantial industrial site, comprising a land holding of approximately 103.2 hectares in NSW.
Acted for Centuria Property Funds Limited in relation to the fund establishment and acquisition of an office tower in the Adelaide CBD and a mixed used retail and office building in Geelong, Victoria.
Karellas Group (IGA)
Acted for Karellas Group (IGA) on the sale of an IGA business at Pyrmont, NSW to Woolworths Group Limited.
Valley Metro Retail Centre
Acting for the landlord in relation to the leasing for the redevelopment of Valley Metro Retail Centre, Fortitude Valley, Queensland.
Assisting numerous landlords and tenants to navigate the COVID-19 legislation across all jurisdictions and negotiating lease variations.
MA Financial Group
Acting for MA Financial Group (formerly Moelis Australia) on the senior secured financing raised to fund the acquisition of the Beach Hotel, Byron Bay.
Acted for Centuria Property Funds No.2 Limited in relation to the establishment of the Centuria Healthcare Property Fund.
Acted for Centuria Property Funds Limited in relation to the Centuria Diversified Property Fund.
Fawkner Property Pty
Acted for Fawkner Property Pty Ltd in relation to the establishment of various property funds.
One Investment Group
Acted for professional trustee One Investment Group in relation to establishing a number of wholesale funds in the property sector.
Acted for Keppel Capital in the acquisition of the Australian Unity Office Fund.
Acting for an alternative lender on a mezzanine financing of a property development, including the structuring of a profit share and put option arrangement and the sub-participation of the mezzanine facility to downstream investors.
Acted for an Australian property developer in relation to its $304 million concurrent refinance of four properties in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland with one existing and two new financiers.
Our offering addresses the siloed nature of law firm practice groups by bringing together key practice areas that work collaboratively to provide an integrated, end-to-end and seamless service offering to:
- Australian Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REITs)
- Unlisted property fund managers
- Developers and construction project participants
- Large landlords and tenants
- Government authorities
- Investors and financiers in the real estate market both domestic and offshore.
We provide guidance from initial fund structuring, fund establishment, fund raising, asset acquisitions, property finance, leasing, development and construction of an asset, through to disposal of an asset and winding-up a fund. We also assist with financial services regulatory issues, Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) approvals and all disputes arising from the full real estate lifecycle.