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Gilbert + Tobin

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Strength in commercial, industrial and retail leasing, acting for both landlords and tenants, including in support of major M&A transactions. Increasingly active on capital transactions, including property acquisitions and sales, and advises investors into Australian agricultural, commercial and industrial property markets with regard to their transactional and portfolio management needs. Demonstrates further ability to assist on the real estate aspects of transportation and energy projects.

Strengths

A client praises the team's "responsiveness and commercial attitude," noting: "They recognise that parties come together to get a deal done, not to debate the finer legal points."

Work highlights

Acted for David Jones on the sale and leaseback of its menswear store at 299 Bourke Street Mall in Melbourne.

Notable practitioners

Amanda Hempel is praised for her "outstanding property knowledge and keen business acumen" by a client who says: "She has an amazing ability to have the whole document in her head and to understand the impacts of a change in one section with immediate recall of impacts elsewhere in the document." She acts for a variety of clients on the acquisition or disposal of property assets, as well as leasing issues.

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Overview

Gilbert + Tobin’s Real Estate and Projects group is known for guiding clients through many significant sale, leasing, development and infrastructure transactions. The team enjoys long-term relationships with key industry participants and is respected for its responsive and pragmatic advice focused on solving problems.

The group acts on matters across Australia offering clients the efficiency of a single point of contact for national projects, setting them apart from competitors. They are supported by specialists within corporate advisory, tax, environment and planning – ensuring smart, integrated advice and transaction management to achieve our clients’ objectives.

Our services
Our services include:

  • advising on the acquisition and sale of many commercial, retail and industrial properties, including multi-tenanted properties and acquisitions of property portfolios.
  • undertaking legal due diligence on a range of real estate assets, for sellers, buyers and financiers.
  • undertaking a broad range of development work, both for the developer and other stakeholders in the development process.

Complementing our Real Estate + Projects team, our Environment and Planning team advises clients in relation to planning and environmental law issues to help our clients meet their business objectives.

Industries

Banks

Charities/Not for Profit

Chemcials

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

Forestry & Paper

Government

Health Care

Media

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients/Individuals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

Travel & Leisure

Utilities

Real Estate Department

Gilbert + Tobin

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Department location

Level 35

Tower Two, International Towers

200 Barangaroo Avenue

Sydney

New South Wales

Australia

NSW 2000

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Australia

Real Estate


Amanda Hempel
Band 5