General

Seven Fields and Abbotsleigh Citrus – advising the owners of Seven Fields (a company) and Abbotsleigh Citrus (a business) on the sale of share and business assets in a combined sale valued at $90 million. The sale process involved a sale of all land assets owned by the vendors to a Hong Kong based investment company and the remaining business assets to the Nutrano Produce Group. Assets were located in Queensland, Victoria and Northern Territory. Our real estate group (led by Mark Lyons) worked closely with our corporate group (led by Sean McMahon) to complete the transaction.

Mirvac Hotels and Resorts – advising Accor Asia Pacific on the acquisition of Mirvac Hotels and Resorts from the Mirvac Group, including the acquisition of hotels in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia.

420 George Street (Brisbane) – acting for Forza Capital on the acquisition of a 14 storey commercial office building and ground level retail centre in the Brisbane CBD.

91 Phillip Street, Parramatta (Sydney) – acting for Capital Property Funds on the acquisition of a 15 storey commercial office complex.

Northpoint Tower (Sydney) and HQ North Tower (Brisbane) – advising Cromwell Property Group on the $270 million acquisition of Northpoint Tower, a 44 level mixed office and retail landmark building in North Sydney, and HQ North Tower in Fortitude Valley's urban renewal precinct ($186 million).

565 Bourke Street (Melbourne) – Marcus Cutchey advised on all aspects of the $53 million acquisition of a commercial office building, including due diligence and contract negotiations.

Residential development projects – advising on a range of residential developments for Blue Sky Private Equity, including Regents Lane (Woolloongabba), Mirra (Toowong), Arbor (Milton), Cedar Greenslopes (Greenslopes), Bastion (Windsor), The Duke Apartments (Kangaroo Point), Castle Point Apartments (Townsville), and Riverside Gardens Apartments (Townsville); a range of residential strata developments, including Brooklyn@Varsity (Gold Coast), Mint Residences (Lutwyche), Banc (Toowong), Parkinson Terraces (Parkinson) and Spendelove Residence (Gold Coast); and advising Lyons Capital on The Sands (Tannum Sands, Queensland), a 1,000 lot master planned development, and Stockwood Estate (Gladstone), a 90 lot residential development.

Commercial developments – advising on a range of commercial developments, from acquisition and development to leasing and sale, including 88 Boundary Street (Brisbane), Northway Business Park (Brisbane), Springfield Tower (Queensland), 38 East-Industrial Park (Stapylton) and North Lakes Work Centre (Queensland).

Commercial leasing – managing all leasing work for 215 Adelaide Street (Brisbane), a 29 level office tower and retail centre owned by Pramerica Real Estate Investors, and working on the redevelopment of the retail space in the building prior to the sale of the building; advising Opus Capital on managing its entire $500 million commercial office leasing portfolio; and advising LaSalle Investment Management on all leasing agreements for the landmark Melbourne mall redevelopment.

Retail leasing – advising on retail leasing extensively for Noosa Fair Shopping Centre, Pelican Waters Shopping Centre, Park Village Shopping Centre, Chevron Renaissance, Bell Central Nerang, Keppel Bay Plaza, Taigum Village, Metro West Kenmore and Woolworths Ashgrove.

Retail tenant leasing – acting for well known national retailer Forever New on the leasing of its tenancies within Australia.