We understand the business objectives of our clients and work with them to achieve those objectives. We provide commercial advice based on our specialist knowledge of the property industry.
Unlike other firms, our Property and Real Estate Group did not develop as an add-on to other practice areas. Instead, it is one of our core practice groups. Our commercial savvy means we ‘see the deal’. We can pick the issues in the context of our client’s objectives to know when, and how best to compromise and make the right call.
Our expertise includes:
We act for developers and landowners, superannuation funds, managed investment schemes, listed and unlisted corporations, banks and non-bank financiers, government departments and statutory authorities and local and overseas investors.
20 June 2018 - Blog
The Commonwealth Government has introduced an economy-wide cash payment limit of $10,000 (the limit) as part of the 2018-19 Budget. From 1 July 2019, payments greater than $10,000 to Australian businesses for goods and services will unable to be made using cash. This limit has been introduced in order to minimise the use of cash for tax avoidance or for laundering the proceeds of crime.
19 June 2018 - Blog
After months of speculation, the NSW Government has released the Fair Trading Amendment (Short-term Rental Accommodation) Bill 2018, in an attempt to regulate short-term letting through online platforms such as Airbnb.
18 June 2018 - Blog
NABERS for Apartment Buildings has gone live and is expected to be a major shakeup for owners corporations, investors, developers and builders. The new NABERS Co-assess and Waste tools – will measure and score energy and water used in apartment common property areas, such as carparks, gyms and lobbies, which can be responsible for more than 50 per cent of total energy use.