A few basic beginner tips might ease some doubts, when deciding if commercial real estate investing is your next move. The world of commercial real estate is an exciting arena. It can be richly rewarding for those who do their homework and make insightful and informed decisions. That said, to first time investors unfamiliar with.
Low interest rates, foreign investments, an expanding population (therefore an expanding building infrastructure), have all played a major role in investors channelling their money into commercial properties for higher returns. From high-rise office buildings to inner suburb warehouses, commercial properties have shown an upward trend in prices over the past few years. Melbourne, Sydney and.
CBD landlords are feeling the impact of increased land tax as a result of two years of booming development site sales. This has led local councils to reevaluate land values right across the board. Location will obviously dictate just how much of an increase you will be hit with. The state average for 2016 was.
People often associate a “Property Condition Report” (PCR) with residential leasing. Not so. At HKC Property Consultants we will always recommend to our clients that they activate a strong and binding PCR for their commercial property interests. It resolves many a dispute between owner and tenant, thereby protecting your valuable investment. Interpretation Often what.
The recent downturn in retail spending as a result of online competition and changing consumer habits has brought into focus the impact on retail landlords and their tenants. Online shopping has brought about major structural changes in the market and this has flowed on to spending behaviour and patterns. The impact on retailers, who have.
With the decline of the residential property market, is now the best time to invest in commercial real estate? The evidence suggests it may well be. Residential market prices across Australia are currently experiencing a drop in value. Melbourne dwellings alone are down 5.2 per cent since the market peaked last December. Speculators are predicting.
Stable tenants, uninterrupted cash flow and excellent ROI – it’s what every commercial landlord wants. And in a buoyant market, it’s what you should be getting. But what happens when the going gets tough and the market takes a downturn? And your tenant’s business is starting to look a little shaky? Communicate early and often.
The face of the local shopping is changing. Anyone walking down Chapel St, Melbourne’s most celebrated retail strip, will notice – the fashion boutiques are closing. With over 40 vacant commercial properties available for lease on Chapel St right now, one could be forgiven for thinking that nobody buys clothing anymore. But that simply isn’t.
Managing your own commercial property? Tired of chasing tenants, managing paperwork, missing rent or drowning in new legislation? Commercial property management can be a serious hassle, especially if you’re new to it or you’re not sure what to do. Well, guess what? There IS a better way…what you need is a professional commercial property manager..
Variable outgoings in commercial real estate can be a source of much debate. And confusion! As always in commercial property management, it all depends on what you negotiate up front prior to the lease commencing. Clarity is always key to a successful landlord-tenant relationship so we’ve put this article together to help you understand exactly.
We often get asked the question, what do commercial property management fees actually pay for? Well, it’s a good question, one that every prospective landlord should ask themselves, particularly prior to investing or if they are leaving money on the table. The role of a commercial property manager is to provide peace of mind and.
Investing in commercial property is an attractive proposition. Retail shops, factory warehouses and industrial premises generally offer higher rental returns than the domestic market, and crucially, less tenant turnover. The ability to enjoy asset appreciation and earn a passive income with very few headaches looks like a good idea on paper, yet many investors fail.
If you’re an experienced landlord, you’ll know that outsourcing your commercial property management is a critical step to maximising ROI, freeing up time and headspace and providing the lifestyle you want to live. Free up your time and create a passive income stream by getting a manager to take care of it – it’s a.
The world of commercial property management…from tenant complaints to air con repairs and complex leasing arrangements, who would have thought it could be so much fun? Or time consuming. Yes, really time consuming…and with constant updates to tenant legislation, increasingly complex. If you are not managing your property efficiently and effectively, it can become very.
One goal as a landlord is to watch your rental income grow year after year, with very little effort required on your part. But maintaining a passive income isn’t just a matter of selecting a tenant who can pay the rent each month. There’s a bit more to it than that. If you’re an experienced.
As a business owner with a bricks-and-mortar premises, you know that your commercial lease is a legally-binding contract. But what happens if you need to get out of a lease early? Whether you’re expanding and need a larger commercial property, down-sizing, selling your business or moving on to new endeavours, the early termination of a.
Research shows that upwards of 80% of companies fail in their first year of business. So how do you increase your chances of joining the 20% that see steady and sustainable growth well beyond their first business birthday? It’s not luck. Nor is it working long, hard hours or having access to an investor with.
Whether you are starting out and requiring your own space or your business has outgrown its current arrangement, one of your big considerations will be whether to buy or lease a commercial property. Often this decision is more complex than buying a house. First, you’ll need to decide if you need an office or a.
A move into the world of industrial real estate can be considered a little daunting for the uninitiated. Most people are unfamiliar with the conditions and terms of buying and leasing industrial buildings versus a residential property. There are a number of factors to consider like GST implications, and who accounts for outgoings from the.
There comes a time in every growing business’s life where a major decision must be made about the future: to relocate your business, or face the renovation costs and inconvenience to update current premises? Whether it’s an influx of additional employees, or the need for a new set-up, often an office relocation is the superior.