About Us

What We Do

Your Needs

You are close to securing the purchase of a town planning approved prime commercial or mixed-use development site in Melbourne, and want to understand the underlying commercial and technical risks of the site, and also an independent opinion on development potential and project programme.

How We Can Help

Our extensive development management and technical hands-on experience in large scale commercial developments in all major capital cities of Australia allows us to provide a well-rounded and balanced perspective of the risks in any major development project.
We provide an independent all-round opinion on potential further added value from increased floor and cost efficiencies, and alternative uses.
We also introduce, lead and manage the best consultant teams to ensure your project risks are minimized and accounted for in your budget, so there will be no surprises in the future.

Our Services

Our tailored services to you include:
• Due Diligence Co-ordination and Management
• Project feasibility assessment
• Project risk assessment and sensitivity analysis
• Site Acquisition Negotiation
• Project team formation and project initiation

Your Needs

You are looking for our next development project to invest in and seek an independent opinion on the best options and expected returns.

How We Can Help

We undertake market research and provide an unbiased opinion on the best development options at any point in time This is based on our an in depth understanding of the risks of all asset types in Australia residential, commercial, retail, office, mixed use.
We have strong network of local land resources and are able to carry out initial due diligence on projects very quickly to ensure that you secure the best sites in a timely manner.
You are then able to act efficiently to secure sites.

Our Services

Our tailored services to you include:
• Independent Market Research
• Project sourcing and acquisition
• Initial screening and due diligence
• Project risk assessment and acquisition negotiation

Your Needs

You have owned a development site for many years and would like to undertake some development activities to optimise the site’s value. However, we have no experience in this area and require an experienced developer to lead the development process.

How We Can Help

We undertake independent analysis of your site and determine the best and highest use for the site, given the planning, design and technical constraints.
We act as a consultant, or enter into a joint venture with you to lead the development process, from undertaking concept design, obtaining a planning approval, through to design management, pre-sales management, tender, construction and completion and settlement.
We partner with you and invest into the project directly and share in the profits of the project at completion.

Our Services

Our tailored services to you include:
• Development feasibility analysis
• Project Management
• Joint Venture Formation
• Design Management
• Cost Control

Your Needs

You are entering into a joint venture with a local developer for a major development project and require professional and independent representation to reflect our interests as a passive investor, to maintain oversight on the activities of the developer and to monitor ongoing project risks.

How We Can Help

Our extensive project experience working with large local developers, contractors and financial institutions on major projects enable us to interact, communicate and work closely with potential JV Partners to monitor project risks. This will ensure that the financial, legal and technical interests are protected under the Project Development Agreement.
In conjunction with your legal and tax advisors, we represent investors in negotiation of Development Agreements, ensuring that project risks are appropriately allocated amongst the contracting parties, become a key member of Project Control Groups, make informed decisions in accordance with the Development Agreement, and provide a true picture of the progress and ongoing risks of a project.

Our Services

Our tailored services to you include:
• Development Agreement Negotiation
• Due Diligence
• Project Monitoring and PCG Representation
• Agreement Administration

Your Needs

You own a development site and have recently obtained a Planning Approval from Council. Instead of selling the site, we wish to continue with the detailed design, pre-sales and construction of the project, and hope to obtain external bank or non-bank finance to improve our investment returns.

How We Can Help

We work closely with an appointed team of external consultants, sales agents and builders to deliver the project in the most efficient manner. This includes leading a team of external consultants, and driving detailed design process, authority approvals, controlling costs, setting the marketing strategy and executing the pre-sales process within the shortest time possible.
You will also be able to tap into our existing bank and non-bank relationships and secure the optimal construction finance package. In order to achieve the highest returns on your investment, we will source and negotiate the best value financing option for the project.

Our Services

Our tailored services to you include:
• Project Delivery Management
• Project Financing Sourcing and Negotiation
• Cost Management and Control
• Programme Management

What Makes Us Unique

Commercial Acumen

We are more then pure managers. Our broad and deep expertise naturally brings commercial acumen in property. We have deep industry networks and information to enable us to understand the latest developments in the property market.  We provide innovative and market-backed knowledge, creating the essentials of a successful development project.

Design Driven Approach

We involve ourselves deeply in design conception with passion and embrace design creativity and innovation.
All of our projects, large or small, are design-driven and we work with the best designers to conceive a purpose made solution. We create a unique and optimal solution for each project that will stand the test of time and create incredible value in the long term.

Professionalism

We bring to the table years of international development experience encompassing both large and small scale commercial and residential projects. Our professionalism is built in this manner.

Trusted

We go about our projects with a high level of integrity, trust and transparency, providing all stakeholders (investors, consumers, ens users, consultants, financiers) with a high degree of comfort that their developments are in safe hands

Learn More About STM Developments

Our Offices

Melbourne, Australia​

Shandong, China

Hong Kong​

+61 3 9824 1887
property@stmdevelopments.com.au G01/35 Whitehorse Road, Deepdene VIC 3103

Room 2411/2412, J2 Tower, 57 Gongye S Road, Shandong Province

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Melbourne, Australia

+61 3 9824 1887
property@stmdevelopments.com.au
G01/35 Whitehorse Road, Deepdene VIC 3103

Shandong, China

Room 2411/2412, J2 Tower, 57 Gongye S Road, Shandong Province

Hong Kong

(Coming Soon)

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