Continuing to represent the Queensland Government with respect to the proposed Stage 3A of the Gold Coast Light Rail project. Stage Three A includes 7.2 kilometres of dual track; 2 new stations; and associated facilities. The project requires innovative procurement arrangements to facilitate competitive negotiations with the operator of Stage One and Stage 2. We previously represented the Queensland Government with respect to Stage One and Stage Two of this landmark project for Australia.
Advising Crown in relation to its off the plan sales for the residential apartments at One Barangaroo. Corrs prepared the master sales contract having regard to the complex title arrangements of Barangaroo South and Infrastructure NSW requirements, and our Developer Sales Group is acting on the conveyance of the high‑end luxury apartments.
Continues to represent University of Melbourne in relation to its acquisition and development of a new campus to create a world-class engineering school. While the acquisition is being transacted via a contract of sale, a 299-year ground lease was also negotiated to facilitate early access for stage 1 construction on part of the site while the GMH (the previous owner) continues to occupy the balance. As this site is part of innovation precinct at Fishermans Bend and so a site development agreement was required to regulate access, complimentary uses, planning controls etc.
Acted in procuring a purpose built, award winning office building in the Melbourne Docklands precinct. The deal involved NAB leasing over 60,000 m2 of commercial office space for an initial term of 15 years with options to extend for two further terms of 5 years. Corrs partnered with NAB from the inception of the deal and our involvement has enabled us to continually add value to this important office project for NAB. Corrs has advised on the legal strategy, bid process, negotiations and legal documentation to help NAB achieve the best possible outcome for its stakeholders.