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Recent JLL deals from around the country

An overview of the firm’s recent leasing deals around Australia

​Level 14, 383 Kent Street, Sydney

FXCM Australia has leased a 334 sqm A-grade office suite at 383 Kent Street, Sydney from DEXUS Property Group for $685/sqm Net.

The property is a new fitted suite with good lift exposure, floor to ceiling windows, excellent natural light, an efficient floor plate and views across Darling Harbour. The lease was negotiated by JLL's Will Hamilton and Justin Hayes.

213-215 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

Vocational Education and Training (VET) organisation, Harward International College (HIC) has leased 278 sqm from Ausvest Holdings to occupy Level 4, 213-215 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne. 

Harward International College will occupy the stand-alone education space positioned on the south side of Lonsdale Street between Swanston and Russell Streets for a 3 year term.  The property affords fantastic amenity from the adjacent QV precinct and is well serviced by excellent public transport linkages, with bus, tram and train routes available at the property's doorstep.

JLL's Senior Leasing Executive, Zak Seccull brokered the deal on behalf of Ausvest Holdings and said, "Haward International College were attracted to the building due to its close proximity to the Melbourne Central Train Station and the Swanston Street retail amenity".

30 Bedford Street, Port Adelaide

A discount pharmacy chain has leased an approximate 10,000 sqm industrial warehouse at 30 Bedford Street, Port Adelaide from an undisclosed vendor for $425,000 per annum net. The lease term is 7 years with an option to renew.

The property is a modern warehouse in a convenient location that provides access to all major transport corridors. It comprises 10,000 sqm of high clearance space on a large site of 2.1 ha with two road frontages. The property has been leased as a distribution and storage facility. The deal provided rental uplift for the landlord. The lease was negotiated by JLL's Kym Hutchins.

Suite 5.01, 1753 Botany Road, Banksmeadow, Sydney

Interfreight International Pty Ltd has leased 285 sqm of office space at Suite 5.01, 1753 Botany Road, Banksmeadow from Exell Properties Pty Ltd for $218 per sqm gross + GST. The lease term is 5 years.

The property is a modern office building offering views across Botany Bay, Sydney Airport and back towards Sydney CBD. The building is located directly opposite the Botany Golf Club. The lease was negotiated by JLL's Edward Washer and Jessica Male.

Level 11, 356 Collins Street, Melbourne

An Australian online forex trading company - EightCap Pty Ltd - has secured 196.7 sqm to occupy a half floor on Level 11, 356 Collins Street, Melbourne on a 4 year lease term for $485 Gross per sqm. JLL Senior Executive, Office Leasing Zak Seccull & Scott McGlone of CBRE negotiated the deal on behalf of Peach Tree Capital.

The building is currently undergoing a major refurbishment to the ground floor and End of Trip Facilities and has had remarkable success in offering speculative fit-outs within the building to attract new tenants, which has resulted in 5 leasing transactions in the past 6 months.

Mr Seccull said 'The owner has adopted a proactive approach by completing refurbishments and smaller suite fit outs to meet the current tenant driven market conditions to great success'. 

61 Little Collins Street, Melbourne

JLL, on behalf of Grocon, has secured the new to market hospitality concept, Empire Steak, at 61 Little Collins Street - Melbourne's newest and most dynamic Quick Service Restaurant concept.

Located at the top end of Little Collins Street, near the Sheraton Hotel and a multitude of corporate towers, Empire Steak will trade both day and night. The flagship store will introduce a never before seen concept, championing an Australian classic – the steak sandwich. It prides itself on service, innovation and using quality, local ingredients.​

JLL's Victorian Head of Retail Leasing, Mitchell Humphreys was responsible for the leasing of shops 2 & 3 at 61 Little Collins.  He said, "Once I got a briefing on the Empire Steak concept, we worked closely to present opportunities to grow their brand in Melbourne. In a very competitive CBD hospitality market you need to harness relationships with exceptional experienced operators who are rolling out quality, unique, well researched and well branded products."

"Although this property had wide appeal, being in a desirable CBD location, we wanted to make sure we found the tenant and operator that would best fit this location. Empire Steak brings something new to the area, and will appeal well to the CBD market," Mr Humphreys said.