Commercial Real Estate Investment

Commercial Real Estate Investment - Australia

Co-ordinated legal advice on commercial real estate investment

Compelling fundamentals, proximity to the world’s fastest-growing economic region, tax concessions and the Significant Investor Visa scheme are driving demand for Australian real estate assets from foreign investors.

Expertise across the board

We give you a co-ordinated, ‘single-desk’ service, know-how and documentation covering:

  • Commercial real estate investment
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • Funds
  • Tax and managed investment trusts (MITs)
  • Foreign investment and regulatory matters.

Our specialist inbound real estate investment lawyers assist Asian (China, Hong Kong and Singapore), North American, European and other global real estate investors and managers on the structuring and execution of their investments into listed and unlisted Australian real estate assets. We cover the spectrum of office, residential, industrial and hospitality sectors, and real estate-related infrastructure.

We have a full team specialising in this area.

Discover our latest insights into legal issues affecting your business

Australia's State and Territory budgets have continued a trend of imposing taxes on foreign investment in real estate. Find out more about the stamp duty and land tax surcharges across the country.

04 September 2017

While debt from Australian banks remains the primary source of finance, investors are increasingly diversifying their capital base by incorporating mezzanine finance and debt from foreign banks.

06 July 2017

Australian Government announces inquiry into the use of cladding, following the Grenfell disaster and reports that a number of buildings are suspected of non-compliant building materials.

04 July 2017

Three key takeaways from the third Annual Developing Northern Australia Conference 2017 for infrastructure, agriculture and resources projects in the region.

03 July 2017