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Property & Real Estate

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.

Property & Real Estate

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.

Expertise

Our expertise includes:

  • ownership and development structuring and finance
  • due diligence and acquisition
  • development and construction including sustainability
  • major projects and infrastructure
  • planning and environment issues, bio-diversity
  • land titling, subdivision and governance
  • leasing, liquor licensing, asset and building management
  • off-the-plan sales and development leasing
  • retirement living
  • agribusiness and rural industries including water law
  • we have a thorough understanding of direct and indirect taxation issues and other government regulatory requirements relating to the acquisition, development and ownership of property.

Experience

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.

Katie Miller

Katie Miller

Partner

Brisbane

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Ron Eames

Ron Eames

Partner

Brisbane

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Lou Farinotti

Lou Farinotti

Senior Partner

Melbourne

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Lisa Cody

Lisa Cody

Partner

Melbourne

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Robina Kidd

Robina Kidd

Partner

Sydney

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Vanya Lozzi

Vanya Lozzi

Partner

Sydney

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Peter Nugent

Peter Nugent

Partner

Brisbane

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Richard Skopal

Richard Skopal

Partner

Melbourne

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Gerard Timbs

Gerard Timbs

Partner

Brisbane

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Recent Posts

20 June 2018 - Blog

Residential Focus – 20 June 2018

#Property & Real Estate

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

NSW Government gives power to owners corporations to ban Airbnb lettings in their buildings

#Property & Real Estate, #Planning, Environment & Sustainability

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

What's News in Property & Real Estate? – 18 June 2018

#Property & Real Estate

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.