Property Development Projects

We act for property developers, substantial property portfolio owners and significant overseas corporate investors in the Australian real estate market.

We work with our clients on every phase of property projects, from acquisition of buildings and sites, through to development and sales. We have significant expertise in advising on the structure of developments, including where there are multiple uses, various stratum lots, shared facilities, easements and contributions to expenses.

We act for developers in acquiring strategic sites for future development, including under option agreements. Drafting, negotiating and implementing development management agreements, project delivery agreements and arrangements between joint venturers.

We can assist with:

  • acquisition of sites or existing buildings
  • joint ventures and property development agreements
  • building and construction contracts
  • drafting complex scheme documents such as building management statements, strata management statements and strata by-laws¬†
  • agreements with adjoining landowners including deeds for future easements, shared facilities agreements, boundary adjustments, airspace licences and co-contribution to the cost of providing services
  • off-the-plan contracts