Helen Macpherson Smith Trust moves on from Windsor Place building

Helen Macpherson Smith Trust moves on from Windsor Place building

Philanthropic organisation the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust (HMST) has sold its office building at 27 Windsor Place in the CBD having occupied the three-storey heritage building for the past 10 years. 

The philanthropic trust, which was established in 1951 and has provided more than $130 million to various Victorian charities over the past 70 years, purchased the property in 2011 for $2.695 million, according to CoreLogic. 

Constructed in 1895 as a two-storey home, the property at 27 Windsor Place is one of the last remaining buildings of it’s kind, and has since been refurbished into a 267 sqm fitted-out office space complete with a large rooftop terrace.

Offered as a vacant possession, its understood real estate agency JLL has sold the property to a new owner-occupier. JLL was contacted for comment by CBD News

As it looks to move to a new, larger premises, HMST CEO Debra Morgan told CBD News that the organisation would “try to stay in the CBD if we can”. •

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