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A full-service property practice, advising on high profile developments, sales, acquisitions, leasing and property management matters

Our team includes sub-sector experts in the areas of manufactured homes, retirement living, green development, student accommodation, hospitality, high-rise residential, industrial, retail and marinas. Our clients include developers, shopping centre owners, manufactured home park owners, retirement village operators, hoteliers, tourism operators, financial institutions and commercial agents.


  • Sales and purchases of commercial, residential, industrial and agribusiness property
  • Community title developments
  • Mixed-use and master planned developments
  • Retail, commercial and industrial leasing 
  • Providing leasing solutions across national portfolios
  • Resolution of lease disputes

Industry participation

We are proud of our longstanding relationship with the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), and our team holds senior positions on various UDIA committees, where they are involved with the preparation of policy papers for, and submissions on, key pieces of legislative reform and policy.


HopgoodGanim was proudly ranked as a Leading  Property & Real Estate Law  Firm by Doyle's Guide in 2018 (Queensland) and 2019 (Queensland and Western Australia).

Exceptional outcomes

Aria Property Group / For many years HopgoodGanim has worked with award-winning developer Aria Property Group on the acquisition, development, commercial leasing and sale of residential lots for their South-East Queensland real estate projects including  Austin (139 apartments and retail, South Brisbane), Botanica (179 apartments and retail, South Brisbane),  The Melbourne Residences (180 apartments and retail, South Brisbane), Oxley and Stirling (218 apartments, South Brisbane) and The Drapery (168 apartments and retail, Woolloongabba). 
Gurner / We advised this prominent residential developer on their iconic Brisbane FV development comprising three towers, Flatiron, Valley House and FV No. 1 (950 apartments over two stages).
Warner Village Shopping Centre sale / We advised the seller of north-west Brisbane shopping centre, MarketPlace Warner. Viewed as one of Brisbane's highest performing retail centre, MarketPlace Warner houses a Woolworths, an ALDI and 37 specialty stores and the transaction represented the largest neighbourhood shopping centre to change hands in Queensland. 
Aura Australia / We worked with retirement village operator, Aura Australia on the acquisition of a six significant retirement village sites across South East Queensland including the significant Kingsford Terrace Retirement Village in Corinda, Brisbane from Prescare for A$24m.
IKEA / We advised Cebas Pty Ltd, the franchisee of IKEA in Adelaide and Perth, on leasing and corporate matters associated with the sale of IKEA in Adelaide and Perth to IKEA Australia Pty Ltd.
Commonwealth statutory body / We advised our client on their successful acquisition of a large regional shopping centre in Cairns, Queensland. The deal required an extensive legal due diligence process including title enquiries, town planning reviews, an extensive review of leases with the major anchor tenants and a review of all other leases, licences and associated documents. 
South Bank Corporation / We advise South Bank Corporation on the Corporation’s commercial and retail leasing matters for the South Bank Parklands and Little Stanley Street Precincts.

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