We understand the commercial requirements and risk allocation issues for real estate construction projects. Also, our experience in construction litigation means we are focused on managing and resolving potential disputes economically and favourably.
Examples of our work
293 Queen Street (Brisbane) – acting for LaSalle Investment Management in the redevelopment, leasing and associated asset management work for 293 Queen Street, a $52 million seven-storey office building located in Brisbane's Golden Triangle, including drafting, negotiating and advising on multiple construction contracts in connection with redevelopment works.
307 Queen Street (Brisbane) – acting for LaSalle Investment Management in the redevelopment, leasing and associated asset management work for 307 Queen Street, a $150 million 26-story office tower in the Brisbane CBD, including surrender and repositioning of leases for Bank of China, Heritage Bank, Palladium Group and Corporate Travel Management, and drafting, negotiating and advising on multiple construction contracts in connection with redevelopment works.
Aura, Milton (Brisbane) – advising a listed alternative investment manager on a residential development, including negotiating the site acquisition, legal due diligence, preparing off the plan sales documentation and scheme establishment documents, negotiating construction funding and construction contracts, and project managing sales and settlement of contracts.
Marquette Investment Managers Pty Ltd – advising on, drafting and negotiating multiple construction contracts for the redevelopment works and fit out of new tenancies at 288 Edward Street Brisbane, a 28 storey CBD office tower, and 130 Queen Street Brisbane, a four-storey retail building, plus advising on the management of tenants continuing to trade whilst the works are undertaken.
FK Gardner – drafting and negotiating construction contracts and subcontracts.
Listed Alternative Asset Manager – drafting and negotiating construction contracts for residential apartment projects.
Consultants – drafting and negotiating consultant contracts for the appointment of project managers, architects, engineers and quantity surveyors.
Finance – advising on builder's side or tripartite deeds.
Contract administration – advising on administration of construction contracts, including claims for extensions of time and variations.
Construction disputes – acting for property fund managers and landowners seeking damages for defective and negligent design and construction and advising on construction industry security of payments legislation.