Our lawyers have extensive experience in negotiating and documenting commercial arrangements for the acquisition, disposal, occupation, construction and use of all types of real estate. We can help with:
- strategic, contractual and regulatory issues
- acquisitions and disposals
- due diligence
- construction contracts
- transfer of statutory licences, including liquor and gaming licences.
Examples of our work
Centuria 80 Grenfell Street Fund – assisting Centuria Property Funds Limited launch the Centuria 80 Grenfell Street Fund, a single-asset, closed-ended unlisted property fund investing in a 50 percent interest in a premier A-grade office tower located at 80 Grenfell St in the Adelaide CBD (South Australia). We advised on all aspects of establishing the fund, registration and offer of investment to retail clients and also developed a new exit mechanism for investors. Our work included preparing/reviewing the constitution, PDS, advertising material, due diligence procedures and documentation.
iProsperity Chatswood Central Fund – advised on the structuring, financing and acquisition of the Central Chatswood property in Sydney through a fund and joint venture structure, including establishing the fund, negotiating the joint venture terms, advising on an extensive syndicated loan facility and settling a capital raising offer document.
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) – our lawyers advised 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).