Suzanne joined SMA Tourism in 1997 to redevelop the former North Head Quarantine Station into a boutique cultural tourism attraction, and is based in Sydney, Australia. Suzanne brings strong expertise in legal drafting and negotiation, documentation project management – particularly with respect to property management.
Suzanne has in-depth knowledge of all aspects of property law including acquisitions and sales, development projects and hotel, commercial, industrial and retail leasing, strata title issues, subdivision, drafting, commercial leasing, and joint ventures. Her experience includes involvement in several complex multi-million dollar sales of real estate under instructions from vendors, purchasers, managers, receivers and banks. These matters have ranged from residential properties, farms and luxury home unit developments to hotels resorts and shopping centres.
Suzanne’s work on these projects has also included financing, leasing work and consultancy regarding improvements of the properties before the sale to maximise potential income or re-sale value.
Suzanne has appeared as an expert witness in the NSW Supreme Court on the subjects of leasing, old system title and covenant compliance.