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John Prevost
|Chairman Perth Office

30 years in practice, John Prevost is one of Western Australia's leading commercial property lawyers. He is a strategic advisor to public and corporate clients on wide-ranging property matters, focused on major projects and development.

His diverse property dealings include the sale, acquisition, leasing and financing of commercial property, and acting on the negotiation and delivery of large-scale property developments, urban renewal, tourism and transit-oriented projects and town centres.

He has a market-leading reputation in major urban regeneration, driving many of the State’s landmark projects such as Perth’s gateway New Northbridge, Riverside Project and Claisebrook Village, together with Subiaco's, the Subi Centro and Midland's Railway Workshops Project and Claisebrook Village.

John’s versatile practice includes advising statutory authorities on property sale and acquisitions, planning, heritage and environmental issues, compensation claims and statutory interpretation.

He also provides general commercial law advice to public and private property development companies, as well as acting for retirement villages on compliance and documentation preparation.

John’s longstanding clients include Australand Holdings Ltd, Curtin University, East Perth Redevelopment Authority, Midland Redevelopment Authority, Peet Limited and Subiaco Redevelopment Authority.

DEXUS acquisition of 470A & 480 Queen Street, Brisbane

Acted for DEXUS Property Group in relation to the $500 million acquisition and development of 480 and 470A Queen Street, Brisbane.  This acquisition and development, described as the largest property deal of 2013, will comprise a 31-level premium-grade office development project across 55,561 square metres located in Brisbane’s Golden Triangle and is targeting 6 Star Green Star and 5 star NABERS Energy ratings.

DEXUS acquisition of Kings Square, Perth

Acted for DEXUS Property Group in relation to the acquisition and development of 3 new mixed-use building at Kings Square in Perth. This acquisition and development, which has been described as the biggest commercial property pre-sale in Western Australia with an estimated cost on completion of $434.8 million, will comprise three A-grade office buildings to be developed by Leighton Properties.