Build to Hold

Maddocks supports property developers and investors across all types of build to hold projects.

Our Expertise

Our Expertise

From build to rent and student accommodation through to commercial, industrial, retail, healthcare and mixed-use projects with ongoing business ventures such as childcare, hotel or serviced apartments – Maddocks has the experience and expertise you need to successfully deliver, manage and operate your build-to-hold assets.

Our proven track record advising on diverse and complex build-to-hold assets means that we are ideally positioned to support property developers and investors harness the full potential of their assets to drive revenue and achieve long-term growth.

Our total solutions team is experienced in advising on every stage of the build to hold project lifecycle, including ownership structuring, site acquisitions, fund-through models, tax considerations, design and construction, project finance, precinct management structuring for projects with mixed-use components, leasing, hotel management agreements and property management.

End-to-End Solutions

  • ICON Acquisition

    Our invaluable insights into the unique requirements at acquisition phase, including advising on the acquisition structure (including fund through arrangements) and legal due diligence, will minimise your risk and optimise outcomes.

  • ICON Financing

    Navigating the complexities of project financing on build to hold projects requires a deep understanding of finance documents and legal frameworks.

    We have experience working on complex finance arrangements that satisfy the unique requirements of build to hold developments with different financial covenants and security.

  • ICON Tax

    Tax implications play a critical role in the profitability of build-to-rent and build-to-hold ventures.

    To enhance the financial viability of your projects, we provide tailored tax strategies that maximise tax efficiency. Our approach ensures compliance with pertinent regulations such as income tax, land tax, stamp duty, FPAD, absentee owner surcharge and GST. This includes thorough consideration of relevant concessions and exemptions.

  • ICON Construction

    Providing comprehensive guidance on all facets of project delivery, encompassing outsourcing and procurement, project agreements, construction contracts, operating agreements, and related project documents.

    Our specific emphasis is on ensuring high standards of construction, clarifying responsibilities for the long-term purpose-built asset and effectively allocating risks.

  • ICON Leasing

    Facilitating seamless revenue streams and a harmonious landlord-tenant relationship through comprehensive property management and leasing agreements, hotel management agreements and any other operational and supply agreements.

    We also offer strategic advice on precinct management for mixed-use projects addressing the interface between the various uses and the shared amenities.

  • ICON Building Disputes

    We take a strategic and tailored approach to ensure disputes do not distract from the delivery or operation of your project.

    We can assist with any type of dispute including construction, leasing, or disputes with suppliers. We manage each dispute tactically, with the primary objective of keeping your project moving and protecting ongoing revenue.

Why choose Maddocks?

  • Industry Expertise

    Our team has an in-depth understanding of the nuances of build to hold projects and the build-to-rent sector, enabling us to provide targeted and effective solutions.

  • Comprehensive Support

    From initial acquisition and structuring to operational management, we offer holistic legal support, ensuring every facet of your build-to-hold project is legally sound.

  • Strategic Approach

    Our team collaborates closely with you to understand your objectives and tailors our legal advice to align with your strategic vision.

  • Innovation & Tecchnology

    We stay abreast of evolving legal trends and industry developments, enabling us to provide innovative solutions that anticipate potential challenges.

  • Proven Track Record

    We continually support clients on the delivery of various types of projects. Our total solutions team bring real-world experience to the table, providing results-driven legal support.

Upcoming events

  • Property Council Australia VIC Build-to-Rent Outlook 2024

    Maddocks is partnering with the Property Council Australia for its 2024 Build-to-Rent Outlook.

    The event will explore the future of Victoria’s build-to-rent scene, and bring together an exceptional panel of key industry players to discuss the booming BTR pipeline, the latest trends, and uncover the key to unlocking further industry growth.

    This is a go-to event for anyone looking to establishing or growing their build to rent pipeline this year.
    Register here.

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