Clients

Our Clients

Leading Australian Hotel Advisers With Over 25 Years Experience and 650+ Projects

Dransfield's Clients

Dransfield have worked on some of Australia's largest transactions. That being said, we've also successfully worked with clients with much smaller offerings.


What doesn't change between these projects is that Dransfield touch. We're a multi-disciplined team which provides complementary service streams for all market participants. With over 25 years experience, see how Dransfield can help implement your project.

Completed Projects

Developers

Developers

Leading Australian Hotel Advisers With Over 25 Years Experience and 650+ Projects

Dransfield Experience with Developers

Dransfield recognise the unique and challenging circumstances in developing hotels and resorts in Australia. A “whole of development” approach is adopted to reduce project risk and cost.


Dransfield have experience in each stage of the development life-cycle from concept to completion including operator selection and project sales. Projects include large upscale city hotels as well as regional resorts throughout Australia. Dransfield have particular experience in strata title development.

Key Services

  • Project Concept & Design   
  • Planning & Scheduling
  • Control Group Management

Past Projects Include

  • Ribbon Hotel and Residences, Sydney  
  • Australia 108
  • Murray Street Perth
  • Eco Point
  • Taronga Zoo - Eco Retreat
  • Eastpoint Mackay
  • Noosa North Shore
  • Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority
  • Past Projects

Completed Projects 

Investors

Investors

Leading Australian Hotel Advisers With Over 25 Years Experience and 650+ Projects

Dransfield Experience with Investors

Dransfield provide independent specialist advice to hotel owners and investors about their key investment decisions across the asset life cycle, including sourcing off market opportunities, market outlooks, markets to avoid (high risk) and markets to focus on. Often bridging the gap between equity, operations and development stakeholders.


Dransfield have worked with many companies investing in the hotels sector. We understand different investor and lender risk profiles and their return requirements.

Key Services

Past Projects include:

  • Due Diligence for a Private equity Fund, $350m Acquisition
  • [make sub point] Advised fund on potential acquisition of a leading management company
  • Eco Point
  • [Make sub point] Established, development managed and sold five tourist park
  • Oxford Koala
  • [Make sub point] Advice on market conditions and investment opportunities 
  •  Woolstore Apartment Hotel
  • [make sub point] Advised a major superannuation fund on its investment strategy 
  • Tourism Asset Holdings Ltd
  •  [Make sub point] Advised the IPO board on terms of acquisition and Management
  • Major Superannuation fund, asset allocation> $200m
  •  [Make sub point] Pre-investment market review and advice on strategy
  • New Investor Groups
  • [Make Sub point] Advised a listed equity investor on a potential acquisition

Thinking about investing in the sector?

Dransfield can add value at any stage of the investment lifecycle. 

Full List of Past Investment Projects

Completed Projects 

Operators

Operators

Leading Australian Hotel Advisers With Over 25 Years Experience and 650+ Projects

Dransfield Experience with Operators

Dransfield provide independent specialist advice and have operated, managed and advised on countless assets across the country working with all of the major operators in some capacity. 


Dransfield works with most of the major hotel operators on a day to day basis.  We understand their motivations, practices, strengths and weaknesses and can help operators to develop and achieve their strategic goals, as well assist with individual asset or opportunity issues.

Key Services

Past Projects Include

  • Sebel Harbourside Kiama
  • Soul Gold Coast
  • Kings Cross Crest Hotel
  • Art Series 

Financiers

Financiers 

Leading Australian Hotel Advisers With Over 25 Years Experience and 650+ Projects

Dransfield Experience with Financiers

Dransfield provide independent specialist advice to hotel financiers about their key lending decisions.  This includes analysing funding decisions, management decisions and agreements, business plans, operational and financing decisions.

Dransfield Experience with Financiers

Four Seasons Sydney, Pre Loan Review - Advise the lender on a $30m refurbishment facility


Sebel Kiama - Debt Recovery


Westpac - Provide market background advice to facilitate sectoral lending


Mortgage Fund Portfolio Strategy - Advised on sell/hold strategies

Key Services

Completed Projects 

Lawyers

Lawyers

Leading Australian Hotel Advisers With Over 25 Years Experience and 650+ Projects

Dransfield Experience with Lawyers

Dransfield are experienced in working with legal advisers and their clients to provide expert advice on a wide range of hotel and resort matters. 


Dransfield have given evidence on over a dozen occasions in most Australian jurisdictions. For private matters, we have worked with owners and operators to resolve differences often avoiding the time, cost and uncertainty of litigation.

Key Services

Architect

Architects

Leading Australian Hotel Advisers With Over 25 Years Experience and 650+ Projects

Dransfield Experience with Architects

Dransfield assists architects and their clients to commercialise concepts so that they can be funded and built. We have led and participated in design teams for numerous hotels and resorts.


Our experience across hundreds of hotel and resort development projects and seeing what works and doesn’t work in numerous trading assets, see us well placed to provide commercially focused design input.  

Key Services

  • Concept Reviews
  • Fundability Reviews
  • Market Assessment
  • Feasibility
  • Design Commercialisation

Past Projects

  • Gloucester Street Hotel
  • Australia108
  •  Ecopoint
  • East Point

Completed Projects