APAC Real Estate Sector Insights Report | Q3 2023

The APAC Real Estate Sector Insights Report provides a snapshot of the trends and activities in the APAC real estate sector for each quarter. In this issue, we cover the investment climate for Q3, provide sub-sector snapshots and an overview of what we’re seeing in the Asia Pacific region. Read more

2023-24 Budget Update: Key changes to Australian state taxes

By Jinny Chaimungkalanont, Mark Peters, Dan Miles, and Jonathan Wu New South Wales Treasurer Daniel Mookhey after delaying the 2023-24 budget has today (19 September 2023) handed down the new Labor Government’s first budget with significant changes being made to the state taxes landscape in New South Wales. The new revenue measures are expected to lead … Read more

State taxes concessions for build to rent developments

By Jinny Chaimungkalanont and Mark Peters Numerous Federal and State taxes concessions are now available for BTR developments to support and encourage the sector. This note outlines the presently available state taxes concessions and issues applicable to a BTR project. As the statutory regimes vary across jurisdictions and detailed requirements apply, it is important to … Read more

Changes to Property Law Act impacting Queensland leases

By Leone Costigan In the third and final instalment of our series on Queensland’s Property Law Bill 2023 (the Bill), we look at some significant changes coming in the leasing space. Landlords to act reasonably to tenant requests![1] Until now, in Queensland, dealings with commercial leases were a matter entirely for agreement between the parties. This … Read more

New disclosure regime for sale of freehold land in Queensland

By Leone Costigan Until now, Queensland has not had a broad disclosure obligation for transactions involving the sale of commercial freehold land. In the second of our series on the Property Law Bill 2023 (the Bill) we look at the new disclosure regime that represents a big change to Queensland’s caveat emptor position. Why do … Read more