From bottle shops to big brands, who makes the best commercial tenant?

[ad_1] The type of tenant that leases a commercial property has never been thrust into the spotlight quite like it was in 2020 and 2021. With offices vacated and a wide array of businesses unable to trade due to pandemic restrictions, understanding a tenant and their business operations took on a whole new level of […]

Four savvy ways to supercharge commercial investment returns

[ad_1] With residential property prices beginning to cool after a record few years of growth, it’s more important than ever to find other ways to manufacture equity to allow continued property portfolio expansion. Among the most misunderstood areas of commercial property are the creative ways, owners are able to add value to a property to increase […]

CBD office return slows to a trickle

[ad_1] Australian office workers are trickling back to the CBDs but appear in no hurry to return to business as usual. Last month saw the gradual return of office workers stall, as the continued spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses, extremely wet weather on the east coast, and industrial action in NSW hampered employees’ ability […]

Australia’s I&L vacancy rate now world’s lowest

[ad_1] Australia now has the lowest industrial and logistics vacancy rate in the world, after falling to 0.8 per cent through the first half of 2022 (H1 2022). From an end-of-2021 figure of 1.3 per cent, already the country’s lowest on record, CBRE Research captured a further tightening across Australia’s five major markets. That makes […]

Commercial property sales triple, but how do you invest in the sector?

[ad_1] Commercial property is becoming more mainstream by the day as large numbers of new and existing commercial investors target the sector. They are drawn to it due to superior cash-flow compared to residential property, good lending conditions and strong capital growth rates. Commercial buyers agent Scott O’Neill takes a look at why commercial property […]

Commercial investment potentially less risky than residential

[ad_1] If you’re a new investor looking to shield yourself from inevitable further interest rate increases, perhaps it’s time to look at commercial property. After a decade of reductions, interest rates are finally on the rise. If you’re a new investor looking to shield yourself from inevitable further increases, perhaps it’s time to look at […]

When parking your money drives a sound return

[ad_1] Parking your money has never had so literal a connotation as this investment alternative, with car parks emerging as a viable investment vehicle. Parking your money has never had so literal a connotation as this investment alternative. As workers return to head offices in capital cities around the country, car parks have emerged as […]

City versus country a commercial property conundrum

[ad_1] Commercial property specialist Scott O’Neill assesses the pros and cons of investing in commercial property in the city compared to the regions. ‘Country’ or ‘city’ has always been a question posed to commercial property investors. Both options have merit depending on the asset. Commercial property specialist Scott O’Neill assesses the pros and cons for […]

Who’s in your commercial property dream team?

[ad_1] Surrounding yourself with experienced players who understand the commercial property investing process and the reasons why you are investing is critical to success. Surrounding yourself with experienced players who understand the commercial property investing process and the reasons why you are investing is critical to your success. Commercial property has been on a record […]

Finding the right tenant pivotal in commercial success

[ad_1] Buyers agent Scott O’Neill takes a look at why having the right tenant mitigates risks and improves the prospects of a good return as a commercial investor. Finding the right tenant is an important part of a commercial property deal. Let’s take a look at why having the right tenant mitigates your risks and […]