An investor's guide to the sector and its regulations.
David McElhone is a real estate lawyer with more than 25 years’ experience in a wide range of property developments, transactions and investment structuring across diverse asset types.
His practice encompasses commercial, residential, retail, industrial and university developments and related property transactions, complex strata and community schemes, aged care and retirement villages, hotels and tourism as well as leasing.
David has extensive experience in tax and stamp duty effective structures, real estate investment trusts, foreign investment, joint ventures and other contractual and financing arrangements.
Some long-standing clients include American Express, ANZ, Australand, Singapore Government Investment Corporation, Lend Lease, Macquarie Group, and Westpac.
David has been consistently recognised for his leading real estate expertise in numerous independent legal guides.
A regular speaker at industry conferences, David is a member of and is on or has been on advisory committees of the Property Council of Australia, the Retirement Villages Association, the Property Industry Foundation, and the Urban Development Institute of Australia.