Buying Commercial Property

  • Flexible commercial property lease agreements

    Flexible commercial property lease agreements
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    When lease flexibility meets opportunity... “The stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.” – Bruce Lee Flexibility has become an extremely desirable modern day value. In fac...
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  • Commercial property management

    Commercial property management
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    According to this year's National Business Review rich list, released last week, commercial property is a road to riches for many of New Zealand’s wealthiest people.   This blog is the last in a series in which we’ve explored wh...
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  • How to buy a commercial property at auction

    How to buy a commercial property at auction
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    How to win at auction In this second to last blog in our series about what it takes to become a commercial property investor, we give you all our insider tips for how to win at auction. So, it’s auction day. If this is your first rod...
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  • Making a commercial property investment

    Making a commercial property investment
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    This is the third blog in our series “What does it take to become a commercial property investor?” So far we have busted the myths around commercial property investment; we’ve covered the advantages of investing in commercial real es...
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  • Why invest in commercial property

    Why should you invest in commercial property
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    Investing in commercial property In this series of blogs we’re exploring what it takes to become a commercial property investor. We’ve looked at some of the myths around commercial property investment, and this month we ask ‘why inv...
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  • Commercial property investment myths

    Commercial Property Investment Myths
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    Commercial property investment ...it’s not just for high flyers Our last few blogs have focused on issues relating to renting a commercial property and the ins and outs of commercial lease agreements. For our next series of blogs, we are ...
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  • Commercial Property repairs and maintenance obligations

    Obligations around repairs and maintenance
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    Don’t get caught out when your office needs repairs. Are you aware of the repair and maintenance obligations in your commercial lease? You should be or you could end up seriously out of pocket. Building maintenance can be an expensive bus...
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  • Commercial Property Rent Reviews

    Commercial Property Rent Reviews
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    The majority of business owners lease the premises from which their business operates. A lease agreement is a binding legal document, so it is important as a tenant to understand all the responsibilities and legalities that make up your agreeme...
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  • Obligations on lease fit outs

    Your obligations around your lease fit-out
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    Many businesses are tenants in their selected premises, and with this comes a raft of responsibilities and legalities that need to be negotiated and will form part of your lease agreement. In our next few blogs we will look at some of the...
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  • Measuring Business Success

    4 tips to buying commercial property
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    Patience, an eye for detail and the right perspective are essential when you are looking to invest in commercial property. You will need to dedicate time, effort and dollars to up-front research, as its usually the simple mistakes due to lack o...
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  • Investing in Commercial Property

    Commercial investment - which type best suits you
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    To help you navigate commercial property investment complexities, we have explored the four main types of commercial real estate commonly available; retail, office, industrial and apartments. Investing in commercial property can be comple...
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  • Commercial real estate relationships

    Commercial real estate relationships
    Tuesday 23rd of May 2017

    The importance of relationships in commercial real estate Commercial real estate is a relationship-driven business. We do deals with people we like and trust, and we get the best from people who like and trust us. Here are some tips to help you ...
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  • Due Diligence when investing in Commercial Property

    Due Diligence when investing in Commercial Property
    Thursday 3rd of August 2017

    Fortunes are made and lost in commercial property investment, but what makes the difference between a great investment and a dud? The answer … due diligence. WHAT is due diligence? Investopedia describes due diligence as: “an inves...
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  • More on due diligence when buying a commercial property

    More on due diligence when buying a Commercial Property
    Tuesday 29th of August 2017

    More on due diligence – legal, financial and physical considerations. Last month, we talked about due diligence when purchasing commercial property – what it is, why you should do it, who should do it, how and when to do it. In this ...
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  • It takes a team to win the commercial property game

    Your Commercial Property team
    Tuesday 17th of October 2017

    It takes a team to win the commercial property game The most successful commercial property investors work as a team. Sure, it might be your name on the ownership papers but it took a team of people to get you there.  To make a sound commerc...
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  • Tips from commercial property investors

    Tips from commercial property investors
    Wednesday 19th of September 2018

    Top tips from commercial property investors who have done it before There’s plenty of advice out there for people looking to get into the property game and we all know there is money to be had. But just how hard is it, what are the pitfalls...
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  • health and safety obligations as a landlord

    Your health and safety obligations as a landlord
    Wednesday 22nd of November 2017

    If you are a commercial landlord, under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA), you are also a PCBU. If you don’t know what a PCBU is or what it means to be one, read on because it’s important.   A PCBU is a 'person c...
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  • Finding the perfect space for your business

    Finding the perfect space for your business
    Thursday 1st of March 2018

    Sure, location is important but it’s not the only factor in creating the perfect space for your business. It’s a balancing act and you have the needs and wants of three parties to consider – your customers, your staff (including ...
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  •  commercial property investment strategy

    Your commercial property investment strategy
    Tuesday 3rd of April 2018

    Commercial property makes a great investment. The yields are good (sometimes great), the market’s pretty consistent, investments can be short or long-term, and longer leases mean added security and less hassle for property owners. Howeve...
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  • Looking past residential property investment

    Looking past residential property investment
    Monday 14th of May 2018

    Looking past residential property investment With house prices souring, many small investors are now casting their eyes to the commercial property market – with good reason and good results.  Historically, kiwi investors have been attr...
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  • Top tips for managing tenants

    Top tips for managing tenants
    Monday 6th of August 2018

    It doesn’t matter if you have the best commercial property on the block – the best location, the best facilities, the best fit-out – for financial success, it’s the tenants that count. Unreliable tenants can cause more t...
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