Bell Ring

At Quintessential Equity we celebrate our team’s successes by ringing the Quintessential bell standing in our reception area.

Whether it be a successful capital raising for a property, the settlement or acquisition of a property, the signing of a new tenant or the re-signing of an existing tenant, securing a senior debt arrangement or the achievement of an industry award, our office has many good news days and we’re proud to enjoy the moment as well as share some of these Bell Rings with you.

Please browse through our latest news, press and other achievements:



Low-yield property deals an investment ‘suicide’: Quintessential Equity

June 15, 2017

Larry Schlesinger Australian Financial Review 15 June 2017 Quintessential Equity boss Shane Quinn believes some commercial real estate investment was “suicide. I could not be any more blunt”. Mal Fairclough Quintessential Equity boss Shane Quinn says investors buying commercial property on record low yields were risking investment “suicide”, adding his voice to growing concerns about a […]

Quintessential Equity secures windfall with Canberra office sale

June 14, 2017

Larry Schlesinger Australian Financial Review 14 June 2017 Quintessential Equity paid $14m for the six-level office building in 2012 Property fund manager Quintessential Equity has secured a windfall for its high-net worth investors after selling a Canberra office building for $58.4 million to Asian investors – having paid $14 million for it five years ago. Much […]

9 Grams café mogul secures spot in Worksafe building in Geelong’s CBD

May 24, 2017

NAVARONE FARRELL GEELONG ADVERTISER 22 MAY 2017 Ihab Housaiki and Shane Quinn out the front of 9 Grams, Armstrong Creek. GEELONG’S CBD is set for a taste of Pakington St, with renowned cafe 9 Grams winning the a lease to the WorkSafe building. The $120 million building at 1 Malop St is almost completely leased […]

Quintessential Equity, Sinclair Brook build $150m Adelaide towers for downsizers

May 19, 2017

MICHAEL BLEBY AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW 1 APRIL 2017 . Render of the two-tower $150 million PARK SQ project, which will redevelop a site at 211-215 South Terrace. Cloud 9 Aerial Photography Pty Ltd Investor Quintessential Equity and development manager Sinclair Brook are launching a $150 million two-tower project on the southern edge of Adelaide’s CBD. […]

Investor circles distressed assets

Investor circles distressed assets

January 03, 2017


Quintessential is the Winner of the 2016 Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice

November 02, 2016

Quintessential Equity has been named among Australia’s most progressive organisations winning the 2016 Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice. The Award recognises leading workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through practices demonstrating effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention. Quintessential Equity Chief Executive Officer, Shane Quinn said receiving recognition as an Employer […]

Good Timing is quintessential in the property game

September 19, 2016

SCOTT MURCOCH THE AUSTRALIAN 19 SEPTEMBER 2016 Guy French-Wright says Melbourne is experiencing growing tenant demand. Picture: Stuart McEvoy Melbourne developer Guy French-Wright hopes the national property market performs better for the rest of the year than his football team, Richmond, did in the past season. A native New Zealander, Mr French-Wright, 37, is an ardent […]

Quintessential carves up Sydney site

September 08, 2016

BEN WILMOT THE AUSTRALIAN 08 SEPTEMBER 2016                   Fund manager Quintessential Equity has subdivided and sold off a portion of an industrial estate in south western Sydney, in a deal that will see British fund manager M&G buy part of the site for close to $30 million. The local group, […]

Quintessential Equity and Whittington Primary School

August 23, 2016

As part of our major development at 1 Malop Street, Geelong, Quintessential is continuing its involvement and commitment to the local community and the City of Greater Geelong. Quintessential Equity and head construction contractors for 1 Malop Street, Built, ran a competition for a local Geelong school for the naming of the site crane to […]

Quintessential expands in to Brisbane

August 15, 2016

NICK LENAGHAN AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW 15 AUGUST 2016 Garden Square in Brisbane. Photographer David Millar Boutique fund manager Quintessential Equity has rolled into Brisbane, purchasing the Garden Square office complex from Stockland for $45.25 million. The complex is 11 kilometres from central Brisbane at 643 Kessels Road, in Mount Gravatt. On a 16,650 square metre site, the property has seven levels of office […]

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