Are We Now Finally Seeing a Retail Revival?

A RECENT ARTICLE in the Financial Review (11 January, page 32) summarised the influx of overseas retailers, who are about to launch new stores within Australia this year.

The key locations being: Melbourne (18), Sydney (10), Brisbane (8) and Perth (4).

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Have You Sorted Out Your Holiday Reading Yet?

ABOUT TWO WEEKS ago, my latest book was launched on Amazon. And I gave first look at it to everyone who had bought some of my training materials in the past -- as well as, to my Inner Circle.

Anyway over the past fortnight, the book reached #1 in its category on the Amazon Best Sellers List for Australia; and made it up to #11 on their US Best Sellers List.

So, it seems to have already gained some traction.

And as well as the book being available in Kindle format for your iPad or Tablet ... you can also download it as a PDF version to your computer or laptop, if you prefer.

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The Truth Behind Falling Office Workspace Ratios

THE QUESTION IS: Have the major corporate tenants been "sold a pup"? Or have their Financial Controllers merely been focusing upon cost savings, rather than employee productivity?

Why not watch this short video and then, make up your own mind?

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Commercial Property Briefings Straight to Your iPad

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A NUMBER OF YOU who follow these articles, also receive my regular Podcasts.

As you're probably aware, these have been coming out weekly for the past two years -- and are completely FREE. Therefore, you can now listen to well over 100 of these podcasts covering a wide range of topics.

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Commercial Property Should Regain Some Normality

SEVERAL RECENT ARTICLES in the Financial Review have flagged a slowdown in Asian money flowing into the Australian property market.

And that is principally as a result of China clamping down on capital movements out of the country.

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CBD Office Markets: June 2015

A DETAILED SURVEY on the current state of the CBD Office markets by Jones Lang LaSalle was recently reported in the Australian Financial Review (16 July 2015).

And as you can see from the table below, there are now significant disparities among the CBD Office markets around Australia.

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Negotiating is a Learned Skill

Negotiation

IT WOULD BE FAIR TO SAY I’ve lost count of the number of times people ask me about the secrets for a Successful Negotiation.

And so, you might care to watch this short Video … to gain a quick understanding of the three Key Elements which underpin every negotiation.

Because, once you know how to Negotiate … this will provide you with your ultimate Passport to Success. [Read more…]

Why Choose Commercial Property Over Residential?

Commercial

OBVIOUSLY, THIS IS the question every residential investor asks … whenever they are considering the transition across to Commercial property.

However, you will quickly discover the reasons are rather compelling. [Read more…]

Commercial Property Central

CP-Central

AS A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY INVESTOR, you don’t really want to be hunting all over the place — trying to find the key information you need, to help guarantee your success.

Many of you may be aware that I actually have 8 separate websites — each one covering a different aspect of Commercial property investing.

And therein lies the problem. [Read more…]

What Can You Do When Your Tenant Leaves?

Empty-Office

THE FIRST THING you need to do is come up with some creative ways to address this … AND still maintain your sanity, at the same time.

But no matter what your approach may be, there are several things you always need to do. [Read more…]

7 Ways to Add Value Fast

Upgrading your property
COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES are mainly seen as a longer-term (at least 3-year) investment. And you tend to buy them for their regular, high yields; as well as for some good capital growth over time.

Even so, an investor with a little knowledge and experience can easily find properties able to be “upgraded” and then, on-sold for a quick gain.

Typically, this would involve you in improving the income stream from your property; and perhaps the security of that income. Both of which would result in a boost to the property’s overall appeal AND value.

Your Options for a Fast Turnaround [Read more…]