Property Investment

  • leasing out your commercial property

    Leasing out a commercial property
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    Leasing your commercial property You probably can’t change the location of your commercial property but there are other things you can do to increase your chances of finding a good tenant, quickly, who looks after yo...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 invest...

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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 thi...

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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...

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  • Measuring Business Success

    4 tips to buying commercial property
    Friday 6th of September 2019

    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 simp...

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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 commerci...

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  • Choosing a commercial property manager

    Choosing a commercial property manager
    Thursday 1st of March 2018

    Has your property manager got your back? Commercial property owners have special needs when it comes to maintaining the value of their property and keeping their tenants happy. The right property management company will h...

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  • Maximise your commercial property returns

    Maximise your commercial property returns
    Saturday 12th of October 2019

    How to maximise rental returns on your commercial property Commercial property investment can offer great rewards, but to maximise these returns, you’ll need to be proactive and efficient. Here are some tips to hel...

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  • Commercial real estate relationships

    Commercial real estate relationships
    Saturday 12th of October 2019

    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 a...

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  • Exiting a commercial property investment
    Tuesday 27th of August 2019

    There’s a saying ‘Always start at the end before you begin’. Flipping this around and applying it to real estate, this means before you invest, you need to have a way out. The first question to ask your...

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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 dili...

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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...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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. &nbs...

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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 pro...

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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...

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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...

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  • avoid an empty commercial property

    How to avoid an empty commercial property
    Tuesday 21st of August 2018

    4 tips to help avoid the empty commercial property nest: The worst case scenario for a commercial property investor is an empty building. No tenants means no rent, which means no debt reduction and still needing to servic...

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  • Don

    Don't neglect the exterior of your commercial property
    Wednesday 19th of September 2018

    Here's why you shouldn’t neglect the exterior of your commercial property Keeping up appearances... Never judge a book by its cover. It’s good in theory, but we all still do it. As a commercial property ow...

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  • What makes a good commercial property location

    What makes a good commercial property location
    Wednesday 21st of November 2018

    It’s one of the biggest clichés in the business – location, location, location. But what makes a good location? This depends entirely on the tenant and their customers. Here’s a list of the sorts ...

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  • Commercial property trends for 2019
    Wednesday 13th of March 2019

    Commercial property investment is gaining momentum. Large offshore investors are increasingly looking to our commercial property market and potential local investors are taking notice. Last year, Blackstone – one of ...

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  • Commercial property investment questions

    Commercial property investment questions
    Friday 23rd of August 2019

    And your commercial property investment As specialists in the purchase, sale and lease of commercial properties in New Zealand we get a lot of enquiries from first-time commercial property investors. And fair enough, it's ...

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  • How to market your commercial property

    How to market your commercial property
    Tuesday 27th of August 2019

    People are either in the market to buy a commercial property or not. Unlike pitching a new product or service to the market, you can’t create demand for your property. Therefore, the goal of your marketing strategy mu...

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  • how to choose a retail space

    How to choose a retail space
    Monday 14th of October 2019

    Finding the perfect space for your retail business can be daunting. There’s a lot to take into consideration and the decision you make can determine the success of your business.   In this month’s blog, we...

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  • Commercial property yields

    Commercial property yields
    Tuesday 29th of October 2019

    Commercial property yields – what, why and how What is yield? Yield refers to the earning potential of a property. For example, if a property costs 1,000,000 and was expected to rent for 1,500 a week, the yield would ...

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