Customs House has new owner
Sydney’s Customs House has been purchased by the city from the Commonwealth of Australia.
Firm: Massons (City of Sydney;, MinterEllison (the Commonwealth of Australia)
Deal: The City of Sydney has purchased heritage listed Customs House from the Commonwealth of Australia.
Area: Property, Real Estate
Key players: Massons’ team was led by partner Leisha de Aboitiz with lawyer Jack Vidler.
Deal significance: Customs House at Circular Quay is one of Sydney’s most iconic, heritage-listed buildings, Massons has said.
First opened in 1845, it was home to the Australian Customs Service for 145 years, a statement said.