Our Real Estate team has extensive experience providing leasing services to property owners, managers, and tenants. Our services span all aspects of agreements for lease, lease renewals and extensions, new leases, assignments, variations, lessor notices, updating bank guarantees, and updating registered property interests on title. We can help you with commercial, industrial, and retail leasing services, including arrears recovery and dispute resolution.
Advising on complex negotiations for the $86 million purchase of a 17-storey commercial office tower located in the Brisbane CBD and all subsequent leasing work.
Acting for a joint venture of Monash Funds and Fife Capital managing all leasing work for this large industrial warehouse and shipping facilities situated within the Port of Brisbane jurisdiction, including preparing and negotiating sublease documents, preparing the agreement to lease and lease documents, obtaining Port of Brisbane consent to subleases, managing registration of the lease documents on the title, and advising on risk management practices and disputes.
Acting for Peak Equities on the leasing work for this campus-style commercial office building mostly leased by the Queensland State Government and Unitywater, including preparing and negotiating lease documents, preparing the agreement to lease and supplementary deeds, and managing registration of the lease documents on the title.
Advising on the retail leasing for one of the largest specialist rehabilitation services in the southern hemisphere, including preparing and negotiating sublease documents, preparing the agreement to lease and licences, obtaining consent to subleases from the head lessor, Metro North Hospital and Health Service, and managing registration of the lease documents on the title.
Advising on site acquisitions, development projects and design and lease arrangements, including the acquisition of sites in newly developed industrial precincts in Yarrabilba and North Lakes (Brisbane) and infill industrial sites in Nundah (Brisbane), including the site acquisition, planning and other approval process, initial negotiations with tenants, drafting agreements to lease, and finalising documentation through to completion.
Acting for Forza Capital on the acquisition of an A-grade commercial office building and subsequent leasing work for this mixed-use hotel, retail and office property.
Advising Forza Capital on the acquisition of this government tenanted commercial office building located at Russell Street, South Brisbane and all subsequent leasing.
Advising Telane Pty Ltd on the complex restructuring of the leasing arrangement for the John Maddison Tower located at Goulburn Street, Sydney (crown leasehold and subleased to the Department of Justice), including negotiating and documenting reconfiguration of the head lease, amending the existing financing arrangement, negotiating and finalising a new sublease and then advising on the purchase of the rental stream deriving from the sublease on a net present value basis by ANZ through a structured receivables purchase facility.
Advising KPAT Property on the disposal of an industrial warehousing and light manufacturing facility located at Toowoomba, including the subdivision of land, associated easements, construction of purpose-built warehouses, and leasing arrangements.
Acting for LaSalle Investment Management on the leasing of the Valley Metro complex, comprising a retail shopping centre and 10-level office tower known as Transport House, including negotiating agreements for lease, leases with national retailers, such as Woolworths and Hoyts, and advising on all associated matters, such as tenant disputes.
Advising LaSalle Investment Management on live site construction works, tenant management, and lease compliance for a 26-storey A-grade office tower and an eight-storey office building in the CBD.
Managing all leasing work for this 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 on the leasing of hospitals and clinics, including South Eastern Private Hospital, Belmont Private Hospital, Lingard Private Hospital, Currumbin Clinic and Maitland Private Hospital, to a health care services provider.
Our lawyers have advised Opus Capital on managing its entire $500 million commercial office leasing portfolio.
Advising LaSalle Investment Management on all leasing agreements for the landmark Melbourne mall redevelopment.
Our lawyers have advised 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.
Acting for well-known national retailer Forever New on the leasing of its tenancies within Australia.
We are ranked as leaders in our focus industry sectors – funds management and real estate
Recognised in Best Lawyers in Australia for Corporate Law
Partner Emma Donaghue is named in Best Lawyers in Australia for Banking and Finance Law
Recognised for Real Property Law in Best Lawyers in Australia
‘They are absolute specialists in the area of managed funds, they are on the pulse and experts in this area, and they’re solutions-oriented.’
Chambers Asia Pacific Guide 2020
‘The ability to understand the key drivers of the counterparty and navigate negotiations and documentation is a critical skill the Real Estate team leverages to benefit clients.’
Chambers Asia Pacific 2020
Partner Sean McMahon is recognised for Investment Funds and Funds Management in Best Lawyers in Australia