Skip To Main Content


Buyer tunes into QLD

9 September 2022 A MELBOURNE-BASED boutique property fund manager has secured its first asset in Brisbane – a character office building that is home to a leading radio station. Vantage Property Investments paid $28.65m for the 1940s built Willoughby and Co Woolstores building at 130 Commercial Rd, Teneriffe. Vantage managing director Matt Spring said they were seeking…

Read More

Vantage ventures outside of Victoria

13 September 2021 In its maiden deal outside of Victoria, Vantage Property Investments has purchased a warehouse converted office in Brisbane’s inner east Teneriffe. The four storey, 4097 square metre Willoughby & Co Woolstores building at 130 Commercial Road is setting the fund manager back $28.65 million. The seller, Centuria managed Primewest, paid $20.35m inclusive of costs…

Read More

HThree swoops on Collins Street office

12 September 2021

Retail Source Vantage Property Investments has sold a Collins Street office for more than twice what it paid in 2015. HThree City Australia is spending $72.625 million on #446 following an off-market deal; it is the Singapore group’s maiden Australian acquisition. The vendor outlaid $33.76m, holding it on behalf of an entity co-directed with Malaysian…

Read More

Investor outbids developer for permit-ready Box Hill site

10 July 2021

Retail Source A Box Hill office offered permit-ready for a 30-storey mixed-use skyscraper has instead sold to an investor – for $17.158 million. The four level property, 26-28 Prospect Street, contains 3028 square metres, 8.6 per cent of which is vacant. Vendor Vantage Property Investments recently undertook a major renovation including modernising all amenities and…

Read More

Skipping Girl building for sale

12 December 2020

Retail Source A slice of Melbourne’s industrial past, the building featuring the neon-lit Skipping Girl sign, is up for sale. The waterfront office complex opposite the Victoria Gardens shopping centre in Abbotsford has been home to the heritage-listed Skipping Girl since 1970. Heritage Victoria believes it was the first animated neon sign to be displayed…

Read More

Skipping Girl Iconic Neon Sign

21 September 2020

Nine News A touching tribute to the woman known as Little Audrey.

Read More

Vantage back on St Kilda Road with $58m purchase

19 December 2019 Exclusive – Larry Schlesinger Having made a whopping profit from the sale of a St Kilda Road office tower this year, Melbourne fund manager Vantage has returned to the city fringe office boulevard, buying a partially vacant building for $58 million from the Lederman family’s SHL Nominees. Vantage Property Investments has acquired 574 St…

Read More

KKR exits St Kilda Road on high

2 May 2019 Nick Lenaghan Private equity firm KKR and its local partner Vantage Property Investments have made a quick but profitable exit on Melbourne’s St Kilda Road, finding a buyer for an office building that went on the market with expectations of $92 million or more. An offshore buyer, which has exposure to the local market,…

Read More

St Kilda Road office rents soar to new highs

4 April 2019 | The Australian Financial Review Larry Schlesinger Office rents on Melbourne’s St Kilda Road Boulevard are surging to new highs as vacancy rates tumble and cost-conscious tenants seek alternatives to the pricey, tightly-held CBD office market. Local fund manager Vantage Property Investments, lead by Matt Spring and Hamish de Crespigny, is claiming a new…

Read More

Vantage and KKR pick their exit on St Kilda Road

13 March 2019

Nick Lenaghan Private equity form KKR and its local partner Vantage Property Investments have decided the time is right to push a St Kilda Road office tower back into the market just two years after acquiring the asset. Vantage, lead by Matt Spring and Hamish de Crespigny, bought the ten-storey building at 420 St Kilda…

Read More

News Corp sells Leader Melbourne premises for $30m to fund manager Vantage

9 October 2018

FINANCIAL REVIEW – Retail Source Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has sold the premises of its Leader community newspaper business in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs for $30.2 million. The mostly vacant, 6059-square-metre office building at 1 Chapel Street in Blackburn was acquired off-market by Melbourne fund manager Vantage Property Investments, led by Matt Spring and Hamish de…

Read More

Vantage sees advantage in suburban market

16 May 2018

FINANCIAL REVIEW – Retail Source Local fund manager Vantage Property Investments has cashed in on the rising heat in suburban office markets with two off-market sales for a combined sale price of $24.5 million. The sales represent a 69 per cent uplift to the $14.5 million combined purchase price for the two assets which were…

Read More