New agreement in Melbourne's multibillion-dollar project finalised

Website Notifications

Get notifications in real-time for staying up to date with content that matters to you.

New agreement in Melbourne's multibillion-dollar project finalised

Graeme Dickson and Dora Stilianos

Baker McKenzie has advised OSK Property on its hotel management agreement with Hilton Hotels & Resorts, which will see the hotel group manage a new development within the $2.8 billion Melbourne Square project.

Firm: Baker McKenzie (OSK Property)

Deal: OSK Property has signed an agreement with Hilton Hotels & Resorts for the latter to manage a new hotel within the $2.8 billion Melbourne Square project in Southbank.

Value: Undisclosed

Area: Corporate, real estate

Key players: The Baker McKenzie team advising OSK Property was led by corporate real estate partners Graeme Dickson in Sydney and Dora Stilianos in Melbourne.


Deal significance: OSK Property is a Malaysian developer. Its agreement with Hilton Hotels & Resorts paves way for the management of a new hotel within the Melbourne Square Project, which will comprise around 600 rooms, world class restaurant offerings and guest amenities, according to a statement from Bakers.

Melbourne Square is one of the city's largest mixed-use developments, the firm added. In addition to a new Hilton-branded hotel, the development will include a significant residential apartment component, a commercial district, childcare facilities, and an array of other dining and retail options.

Commenting further on the deal, Bakers partner Dora Stilianos said: “It has been a great honor and pleasure to act on this project, which is possibly the largest management opportunity ever undertaken in Melbourne.”

Emma Ryan

Emma Ryan

Emma Ryan is the editor of Lawyers Weekly at Momentum Media.

Emma has worked for Momentum Media since 2015, and has been responsible for breaking some of the biggest stories in corporate Australia. She also directs the content for Lawyers Weekly's stable of events, including the Australian Law Awards, the Women in Law Awards and the Boutique Law Summit. 

A journalist by training, Emma has spent her career connecting with audiences across a variety of platforms, including online, podcast and radio.

She graduated from Charles Sturt University with a Bachelor of Communications (Journalism). 

You can email Emma on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Recommended by Spike Native Network