PFA Master Classes 2019 - Presentations

PFA Master Classes 2019 - Presentations



The 2019 Master Classes were held in Sydney and Melbourne. 


Accounting and Tax Update
ShineWing Australia’s property fund experts provided an update on the recent and upcoming financial reporting and tax law changes impacting the industry.  This included an overview of Financial Reporting and various changes to Tax Laws.


The impact on Commercial Leases of the Australian Consumer Law Unfair Contract Regime
 Rod gave a brief overview of when the Regime applies to Commercial Leases, the types of terms that may be unfair, the effect of having an unfair contract term, examples of terms that may be unfair and how the Regime has been enforced and is likely to be enforced.


Navigating Statutory Valuation Objections to improve investment returns
Dealing with Statutory outgoings for a cross state border Australian asset portfolio can be a challenge at the best of times given all the variances throughout the states. Add to the mix increasing underlying office and industrial rating values and reducing residential site values as well as indifferent retail values in some capital cities and the challenges escalate. Greg Preston shared his insights into the processes and how Preston Rowe Paterson are dealing with the impact on investment returns. 


Green Star and Sustainable Finance
Both Davina and Nick gave an overview of the evolution of Green Star and sustainable buildings in the Australian context, some key international and local trends driving sustainable property investment, and how Green Star has become a robust assurance mechanism – linking sustainable built form outcomes to the finance and investment community.


Wellness and Commercial Buildings
Robert shared his expert knowledge on Wellness and Commercial Buildings including: the drivers of the wellness trend; precedents and alternative wellness rating tools eg. WELL & FITWELL together with their implications 


2019 Master Class Presentations


Rami Eltchelebi & Simon Tucker, Partners - ShineWing Australia, Melbourne

Rosalind Myint & Rene Muller, Partners - ShineWing Australia, Sydney

Rod Lindquist, Consultant - JHK Legal

Greg Preston, Managing Director - Preston Rowe Paterson, Melbourne & Sydney

Nick Aslop, Senior Manager, Market Engagement - Green Building Council of Australia

Davina Rooney, Chief Executive Officer - Green Building Council of Australia

Robert Puksand, Managing Director - Gray Puksand





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