Now It’s Priced to Sell

HardwareLane

LATE LAST YEAR, Tenders were called for this Hardware Lane property — which closed just before Christmas.

Over the holiday break, negotiations progressed with two parties … without actually concluding a deal.

However, in the process, the Vendor has significantly reduce the price at which he is now prepared to sell.

The 5-level property is fully leased. And on the lower two levels, the Restaurant/Bar has a new 10+10 year lease, from September last year.

As of this month, the NET Passing Rental is $446,885 per annum. Furthermore, the property offers you a good spread of 6 tenancies, and 8 separate titles — including the Air Rights above the building.

Hardware-VidFeel free to visit the detailed website.

And if you are interested … give me a call on (0425 791 254) straight away — because both selling agents have now notified their databases of the latest pricing position.

Bottom Line: This offers you a great opportunity to secure a truly classy building, in a bustling precinct of the Melbourne CBD.

What’s Happening With Offices Around Australia?

Melbourne-Sydney

AS A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY investor it’s important for you to keep tabs all the separate markets around Australia.

To help with that, a recent market update by Credit Suisse places in Sydney and Melbourne CBD Offices as the best performers over the next three years.

However, Brisbane and Perth are expected to deteriorate further from where they are at present. [Read more…]

Will Lower Oil Prices Mean Improved Economic Growth?

Oil-decline

THE ANSWER is both Yes and No … depending upon which country you live in.

Oil-GDPLast weekend’s Financial Review reported an analysis by Oxford Economics, which predicted the likely effect upon GDP during 2015-16 … of oil being at $US40 Vs. $US84 per barrel.

And a quick summary of that is included over on the right. [Read more…]

Investment Opportunity … 67-73 Hardware Lane, Melb

Hardware-Lane

THIS TROPHY BUILDING is being offered for Sale by Tender — closing at 3 pm on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 (AEDT).

The magic of Melbourne’s cafe culture within its streets and laneways is well known throughout the world. And nowhere captures this cosmopolitan mix of food and buildings … quite like Hardware Lane. [Read more…]

Commercial Property: State of The Nation

Office-Buildings

OFFICE VACANCY RATES have lept towards 15% in Brisbane, Darwin, Canberra, Adelaide and Perth. And this takes the national average to 12.4%, as an overall vacancy level.

However, businesses are now leasing space once again in both Sydney and Melbourne — where their vacancy rates are currently hovering around 10%, according to Jones Lang LaSalle. [Read more…]

How Does The Aussie Dollar Affect Commercial Property?

Aussie-Dollar

In simple terms, the answer is … both indirectly and indirectly.

The RBA’s Dilemma

General consensus is that our dollar should ideally be trading at around US85 cents. And that would provide a balance between encouraging non-resource export businesses, while not adding unwanted inflationary pressure.

The RBA could achieve this simply by lowering the official interest rate. However, that would then fuel even more local borrowing — especially within the residential property market. [Read more…]

Office Markets Around Australia

CBD-Offices

NO LONGER are the Office markets in sync, for the main capital cities around Australia.

During the last century, the CBD markets seemed to operate within a fairly regular 18-year cycle — in other words, from “peak to peak”.

However, all at ceased when the Global Financial Crisis hit in 2008. [Read more…]

Understanding Commercial Property Yields Overall

OfficeSkyline

WHENEVER YOU CONSIDER Commercial property, it’s important to fully understand what the overall Yield is likely to be.

And the simple formula to arrive at an estimated overall figure is:

Yield = Income + Capital Growth

And investors often ask me … How do average Yields vary from one sector of the Commercial property market to the other. [Read more…]

Docklands Melb: High-yield Commercial Property Investment

Aquavista-Building

HERE YOU HAVE 110 car spaces within the Aquavista Building — on separate titles — and with a single tenant leasing them all.

The current Net Rental is $432,274.70 per annum (from 1 July 2014)

This sale by Public Tender only comes about, because two of my clients have agreed to offer their (adjoining) Parcels … where each one contains 55 car spaces. [Read more…]

Does Your Commercial Property Comply?

regulatory

ONE QUESTION often asked by inexperienced investors is whether or not you can manage your own Commercial property.

And clearly, the short answer is “Yes” … if you know what you doing.

However, owning a Commercial property means that you do have certain legal responsibilities. And among them are your property’s compliance with the various Essential Services requirements, under current Building Regulations. [Read more…]

Climb Above the Clatter … And Look to Securing Australia’s Future

Budget2014-15

RECENT MEDIA HEADLINES have been dominated by vested political and community interests — following the Government’s May Budget.

The fact that there is screaming from so many quarters, probably means the Budget thrust is not too far off the mark. [Read more…]