We recently advised The Myer Family Company on the sale of its one third interest in the nine storey Myer building in Bourke St, Melbourne to global investment manager TH Real Estate. The deal value was $151.3M. The remaining two thirds of the flagship Myer store are owned by retail asset manager, Vicinity Centres, and the Singapore Government's sovereign wealth fund, GIC. The building was built in 1914 and comprises approximately 40,000 square metres.
The move to a services economy in Australia is creating new risks for Australian businesses which, in turn, are creating opportunities for the insurance sector. Speaking at Lander & Rogers' client Economic Briefing in Melbourne, Chris Colahan, Chief Executive Officer of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance, Australasia, cited cyber risk as a topical example.
This week, we held the fourth event in our "Business of Football" lunch series, with guest speakers Gabrielle Trainor - AFL Commissioner, Chip Le Grand - Journalist (The Australian) & Author of 'The Straight Dope', and Steve Wyatt - Integrity Services Manager, Richmond Football Club.
Managing under-performing employees is a complex and often fraught process, and many employers have been surprised to find themselves on the receiving end of a bullying claim after undertaking what they believed to be reasonable management action.
Head of our Sports Business Group, Amelia Lynch, gives her views on the future of sport post the Rio Olympic Games.
Jonathan Callaghan, CEO & Managing Director of Investa, says that the current office leasing market is very much a mixed bag at the moment, depending on where in Australia you're located.
Speaking to over 300 attendees at Lander & Rogers' annual client Economic Briefing in Melbourne this week, Alan Oster, Group Chief Economist at NAB, said that global economic data in 2016 is soft, but not back to 2008 levels. "This might sound trite, but you know where you're starting from," he said.
Transgender, gender diverse, and intersex people living in Victoria will now be able to apply to change the sex on their birth certificate and birth registration without having to undergo sex affirmation surgery.
Lander & Rogers recently acted on a range of real estate transactions for Stockland and ARA Asset Management Pty Ltd.
Australian law firm Lander & Rogers announced that Accredited Family Law Specialist Collette McFawn has joined the firm as a partner in its Sydney Family & Relationship Law practice.