THE RETAIL LANDSCAPE is altering and evolving – being partially driven by the changing expectations, wants and needs of today’s consumers. And the rise of the ‘pop-up’ shop is one example of this. [Read more…]
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…]
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…]
WITH VACANT LAND becoming more and more scarce within close proximity to Australia’s major city centres, it has become increasingly necessary to develop or extend existing properties.
However, as a Commercial property owner, how should you to tackle this dilemma? [Read more…]
EVERY CONSTRUCTION or refurbishment project is unique, in its specific requirements and challenges.
Accordingly, each project requires a broad range of skills and experience — which a professional project manager needs to be able to deliver.
So what is it you should be looking for, when appointing a Project Manager? [Read more…]
BECAUSE banks have been reluctant to fund speculative development, very little new Industrial space has come onto the market over the past few years.
Demand on the other hand has remained fairly steady; and it’s now increasing.
And this will cause rentals to rise over the next few years — as there is only a modest amount of space in the pipeline. [Read more…]
Some of the recently-announced public service layoffs will remove the “automatic” component of government take-up, from the CBD Office demand equation. But that’s not altogether a bad thing. [Read more…]
The boom in Queensland gas now has Brisbane with the lowest vacancy rate for Industrial property.
Next comes Melbourne — with Sydney well back in 3rd place, according to a recent survey by Knight Frank.
And increasing demand will put further upwards pressure on rentals … thereby, encouraging more developers into the market. [Read more…]
The Industrial sector was probably the one most harshly affected by the global financial crisis.
Nobody wanted to expand — being prepared to operate in cramped premises, until a clear picture of economic growth emerged.
However, there has been a growing and now, strong tenant demand reported within the main east-coast cities. [Read more…]
Overall, Australia has sailed through the Global Financial Crisis more or less unscathed. And from all accounts, Victoria and enjoys the standout economy of all the States.
Last week, you explored the traditional cycle for CBD Offices — being 18 years from peak to peak. And over that same period, Retail and Industrial properties tend to go through several cycles.
However, given Australia’s privileged position within the global scene … my view is you are now at the upswing in the cycle for the Office market. In other words, you are already at the halfway point in the traditional Cycle.
Before talking to you about Commercial property, let’s take a quick look at Investment Cycles in general.
My reading would be that Australia is currently at the “Optimism” stage of the upturn — perhaps with some capital cities, a little more so than others. But generally, that’s about where most of us are at the moment.
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