Gold Coast Commercial Conveyancing

Property Law

Our Gold Coast Property Lawyers will help ensure your commercial transaction goes smoothly and settlement happens on time.

Attwood Marshall Lawyers is a leading conveyancing that specialise in this area of law. Our team understand the best way to navigate the wide variety of legal issues and complexities that can arise when acquiring or disposing of commercial property.

We are able to assist with all types of commercial property matters, including the purchase and sale of:

  • Office spaces
  • Retail spaces
  • Industrial buildings
  • Dental and medical rooms
  • Childcare centres
  • Off-the-plan commercial developments

Buying and selling commercial real estate involves a number of complex considerations, including the permitted use of the land, business-related or retail leases, land tax, town planning and zoning implications and GST.

By seeking advice from our experienced property lawyers from the outset, we will ensure your best interests are protected.

As a leading Gold Coast PEXA certified electronic conveyancing law firm, we offer a streamlined approach to conveyancing and can lodge all the required documents and transfer funds in real-time in a secure digital environment. By using e-conveyancing processes, we reduce the risk of any errors or delays.

Our team will ensure your matter is handled efficiently and with great attention to detail and regard throughout the entire process. We want you to have confidence and peace of mind knowing your commercial purchase or sale will settle on time, without fuss.

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FAQs

Commercial conveyancing is the process of buying or selling a commercial property, such as office and retail space, or an industrial property. Commercial conveyancing involves an extensive due diligence process, permitted use of the land considerations, town planning and zoning implications, retail or commercial leases, land tax, and GST.

Both residential conveyancing and commercial conveyancing processes are similar in that they both involve the transfer of freehold land. Commercial conveyancing is generally more in depth and has a lot more complexities to consider due to the nature of this type of transaction. A commercial property may have a lease attached to it, the use of the property may be restricted, and the due diligence process and tax implications must be considered.

Due diligence is an essential part of any commercial property purchase. The due diligence process should ensure that all the applicable enquiries have been made to assure you that you are making an appropriate commercial investment. The due diligence process may involve undertaking property and land searches, building and pest inspections, local Council and other relevant searches, and a comprehensive review of the lease and tenant conduct.

Whilst there are no two transactions that are the same, the general commercial conveyancing process involves:

  1. The buyer and seller obtain independent legal and accounting advice as to the correct entity to appear on the Contract.
  2. The buyer and seller obtain independent legal advice as to the terms and conditions, including any special conditions that need to be included in the Contract. The Contract may include conditions related to a pest and building inspection, finance approval, due diligence, review of leases, prior sale, etc.
  3. Once the Contract has been agreed upon, the buyer and seller will sign the Contract and the critical dates will be set and diarised.
  4. Once the Contract becomes unconditional, both the buyer and the seller will begin preparing for settlement. It is at this stage that the parties will organise the appropriate exchange of documents, calculation of settlement adjustments and the transfer of land in accordance with the title’s office requirements.

Meet the Property & Commercial team

Our Property & Commercial team are dedicated to excellence in commercial conveyancing. With a proven track record of navigating complex commercial transactions, our expert team combines local knowledge with legal expertise to ensure seamless transactions for our clients. Trust us to safeguard your commercial interests with professionalism and precision in every step of the conveyancing process.

Jeff Garrett - Legal Practice Director - Wills & Estates, Estate Litigation, Property & Commercial, Compensation Law, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Law, Racing & Equine Law

Jeff

Garrett

Legal Practice Director
Wills & Estates, Estate Litigation, Property & Commercial, Compensation Law, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Law, Racing & Equine Law
Jess Kimpton - Department Manager - Property & Commercial Attwood Marshall lawyers

Jess

Kimpton

Department Manager
Property & Commercial

Taylah

Lein

Department Manager & Senior Paralegal
Property & Commercial
Alexandra Hughes Property and Commercial Lawyer

Alexandra

Hughes

Lawyer
Property & Commercial
Mieke Elzer - Lawyer - Property & Commercial

Mieke

Elzer

Lawyer
Property & Commercial
Bronwyn Scofield

Bronwyn

Scofield

Lawyer
Property & Commercial

Helen

Matthews

Lawyer
Property & Commercial

Jorja

Brewer

Paralegal
Property & Commercial