Media release: KCL Law acts for Fortress Esports in securing entertainment venue for ‘Fortress Melbourne’

Sep 10, 2019

KCL Law has acted for Fortress Esports Pty Ltd in securing the largest video gaming and esport entertainment venue in the Southern Hemisphere ― ‘Fortress Melbourne’.

Geoff Kliger, Senior Special Counsel, led KCL Law’s property team in successfully negotiating Fortress Esports’ lease of the 2,700 square metre, multi-level premises in the heart of the Melbourne’s CBD.

Geoff commented “We congratulate Fortress Esports on the launch of its flagship venue at Emporium Melbourne, which will be the first-of-its-kind offering a unique entertainment space for everyone.”

“Fortress Melbourne will offer the best video gaming experiences and entertainment, with the newest tech, fastest internet, comfortable decor, great food and drinks, and a rich calendar of events and tournaments, plus more,” Jon Satterley, CEO of Fortress Esports said.

About Fortress Esports Pty Ltd

Fortress Esports Pty Ltd is a member of Allied Esports ― a premier esports entertainment company with a global network of dedicated esports properties and content production facilities.

Fortress Esports was established in mid-2018 with a simple purpose: to build second homes for gamers on a grand scale. Fortress Melbourne is the first flagship Fortress venue, with Fortress Esports planning to roll out additional locations throughout Australia and New Zealand in the next five years.

Fortress Esports was co-founded by Jon Satterley, who was previously the Chief Digital Officer of Village Roadshow in Australia and Senior VP at Roadrunner Records US; Adrian Giles, a technology entrepreneur and current Chairman of ORDER esports, one of Australia's most successful esports brands; and Ryan Trainor, an education entrepreneur and current CEO of edtech company Adventus.

For more information

For more information, or to arrange an interview, please contact Stuart Giles, Business Development & Marketing Manager, or (03) 8600 8822.