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Brad Husband

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Brad leads Corrs’ cross-disciplinary property finance team in Melbourne. He has expertise in:

  • property and development finance
  • real estate investment trusts
  • project delivery structure
  • residential, retail, industrial and commercial development
  • corporate finance
  • project finance

Brad advises local and international financiers, developers and funds on residential, hotel, industrial and commercial developments and acquisitions. He has acted for financiers on most of the major residential and hotel developments in Melbourne in recent years.

Brad has assisted all of the major banks on digitisation, in particular the transition to electronic conveyancing, and the use of digital signatures and electronic contracts.

Key deals

Ritz Carlton, West Side

Acting for the financing syndicate on the AU$1.1 billion Stage 1 of Far East Consortium’s West Side Place project in Melbourne’s CBD, including over 1,200 residential apartments, retail space and a Ritz Carlton hotel located on level 80.

Darling Harbour, Sydney

Acted for a syndicate of superannuation and investment funds as mezzanine lenders on the structured receivable financing of the residential component of Lend Lease’s AU$1.5 billion Darling Harbour Live residential project.

Armstrong Creek

Act for a financier on Armstrong Creek, a complex subdivision project, featuring multiple landowners and financiers, being managed by Metricon Group.

Howard Smith Wharves

Acting for CBA on the hotel component of the Howard Smith Wharves redevelopment, undertaken under a complex development agreement structure with Brisbane City Council, multiple developers and foreign financiers.

Como Centre, South Yarra

Acted for CBA on Newmark Capital’s AU$236 million acquisition of the Como Centre, a landmark mixed-use development featuring office, hotel, retail, residential and public carpark components.

CIRQUE Apartments, Mount Pleasant (WA)

Acted for a significant Singaporean fund on establishment of a lending structure, including tax, FIRB and regulatory advice, to finance Sterling Capital’s Cirque Apartments residential development in Perth.

Whitehorse Towers, Box Hill

Acted for a syndicate of Singaporean banks on the construction financing of Deague Group’s Whitehorse Towers mixed-use development, the first major mixed-use development in the Box Hill precinct, featuring residential and hotel components.

Collins House, Melbourne

Acted for CBA on the construction financing for Golden Age’s Collins House 60 level residential development (also known as “the Pencil Tower” with a street frontage of only 12 metres), including dealing with innovative air rights and access arrangements.