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

Dransfield recognise the unique and challenging development circumstances for hotels & resorts in Australia. We take a “whole of development” approach to reduce project risk and cost.

Dransfield have advised and led numerous hotel and resort development projects across all asset types and sizes. Our clients include many of the major developers across Australia as well as experienced and first time participants.

We have experience in each stage of the development lifecycle from concept to conclusion. We recognise and manage the potential conflict between operators, developers, other stakeholders and return on capital requirements. A successful development is not just the sum of the parts, but how they are integrated.

We have developed a proven structured methodology to assess risk and feasibility for hotel development supported by specialist project tools.

Development Services Include:

  • Site and Market Assessment
  • Competitor Analysis
  • Project Concept and Commercialisation of Design
  • Design Brief & Design Management
  • Project Feasibility incl. Operating Forecasts & TDC Review
  • Alternate Use Analysis
  • Integration of Development and Operations
  • Operator Selection
  • Investment Analysis incl. Risks & Mitigants
  • Exit Strategy
  • Management of Legal Advisers

Recent Projects

Kokoda Property - Teneriffe

Brisbane - Luxury

Market Assessment, Forecast and Feasibility

ATC - Randwick Racecourse

Sydney - Upscale

Market Assessment, Forecast and Feasibility, Design Development and Operator Selection

Taronga Zoo Wildlife Retreat

Sydney - Immersive Experience

Market Assessment, Concept, Feasibility and Design Development

  • W Hotel (Ribbon Development) - $700m and Mixed Use Development, Darling Harbour
  • Australia 108 - 300 room, 5 Star Hotel
  • The William Inglis Hotel - MGallery by Sofitel
  • Eco Point Resorts - 5 Retreat/Resort Assets > $80m
  • Taronga Zoo Eco Retreat - Government Backed Eco Retreat Concept
  • Sydney Airport - Relocating and integrate scheme with existing hotels to enhance value
  • Island Resort Investigation - $500m+ potential investment for island asset
  • Various Boutique Luxury Assessments - Sunshine Coast, Noosa, TNQ, South Australia, Byron Bay, NSW Hinterland
  • Exmouth Resort - Advised on the acquisition and development scheme of a regional asset
  • Dransfield have numerous other past development projects. Contact us to find out more.

Completed Projects