The Truth Behind Falling Office Workspace Ratios

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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 Should Regain Some Normality

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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?

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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

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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…]

8 Key Steps in Acquiring Commercial Property

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8-Steps

FOR SOME INVESTORS, the question is: “Where do I start?” And that’s a reasonable question — when buying Commercial property is not your mainstream activity.

So, let’s quickly dissect the process … [Read more…]

Now It’s Priced to Sell

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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. [Read more…]

What’s Happening With Offices Around Australia?

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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…]