Property development is different from most business ventures, with tight timeframes and unique risks. It often requires more than just good project management to get a project off the ground and make sure it’s profitable.
Our turnkey property and construction advisory services give you access to in-house experts who can help you find the perfect development site, liaise with town planning, councils and government authorities, conduct financial feasibility reviews, source finance, structure your operations in a tax-effective way, assist with valuations and complete the legal contracts and conveyancing.
We collaborate with a network of external specialists including builders, architects, engineers and certifiers to ensure you’re in good hands.
All Services in Property Development & Construction
Site acquisition services
We can assist you with sourcing your next property or development site and help you assess the opportunities and risks. By leveraging off our industry partners, our advisors can review current sites or source new sites and ensure it meets your project's needs and requirements.
We have documented experience in sourcing sites for:
- Residential properties
- Dual-Occupancy (Duplexes)
- Multi-storey unit sites
- Commercial and industrial properties
- Aged care and child care facilities.
Town planning consulting
We can help you navigate the Town Planning process including liaising with Council and other Government authorities.
We can assist with the management of the whole development application process, from initial advice to lodgment of development applications with required and necessary certifications including:
- Town planning advice
- Development applications and amendments
- Statement of Environment Effects
We work with a network of experienced construction and property development consultants. We can assist you with sourcing and management of all the consultants on your next project including architects, engineers, builders, trades and certifiers.
Feasibility & Due Diligence
We can assist you with your feasibility studies so you can make an informed decision on whether a particular site is right for you. While all developments come with a certain level of risk, you should never go into a project without knowing exactly where potential exposure lies.
Our advisors will assist you in preparing or reviewing feasibility studies, and liaise with specific consultants to ensure all potential costs are captured. Our advisors work closely with our property and construction lawyers who will perform a comprehensive due diligence review before you develop or purchase land, to make sure there are no surprises.
Legal and Tax Structure advice
Our team of experts can advise you on how to best structure your next property development project and help you understand the tax implications. Our advisers will ensure you choose the best legal structure to ensure asset protection, risk minimisation and tax effective profit distributions.
Finance & Loan Sourcing
We can assess your financial situation and put you in touch with suitable and reliable finance and lending services. Our experienced advisors can assist you in sourcing the right finance for you from our wide range of industry partners, specialising in private and bank lending for:
- Investment property finance
- Property development finance
- Residential property finance (incl. First Home Buyer and Refinance)
Seeking independent legal and financial advice in relation to your finance documents for your property development is vital in protecting your interests.
Our specialists can review your finance documentation to ensure you have an understanding of your position in relation to asset protection, risk management and legal implications. We can also review the tax implications of your finance and ensure it's structured in the most tax effective manner possible.
Building & Construction Legal issues
Property development involves a degree of risk with potential for great reward. Our experienced building and construction lawyers help you minimise your risks, from conducting the due diligence through to the completion of your project and managing defect claims.
Leveraging on our network of industry partners we can help with managing valuations wherever you are in the property development cycle. This can include valuations for finance and refinance purposes, sale, or tax purposes, including capital gains tax and depreciation.