There are many options out there for investors: shares, stocks and bonds, residential property, self-managed super funds and more. Each can sound very appealing in its own right but it takes a shrewd investor to make sense of it all and realise optimal returns. So how does investing in commercial real estate stack up against.
Improvements to your property investment not only help to attract the right tenants, but can increase returns. The changes could be as simple as painting, adding or removing partitions, creating a faux feature wall, improving the heating and cooling systems, floor coverings or landscaping. Depending on the value of your property, its location and the.
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.