Options for breaking a commercial property lease

September 26, 2019

Entering into a commercial or retail lease agreement is a commitment that should not be taken lightly, however there are options to break a lease if you wish to upsize, downsize, cease trading or sell your business. A variety of factors will determine the cost of breaking a commercial lease, including the terms of the […]

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Five years of Pine Property, rewarding reflections and exciting visions

August 26, 2019

Pine Property turns five this month. It’s a big achievement and one that we’re extremely proud of, especially when you consider the high failure rate of small businesses, often cited as between 60-70 per cent within the first five years.

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The key to successful retail design

July 23, 2019

Despite claims that e-commerce represents the end of brick-and-mortar retail stores, 2019 research found that 63 per cent of Australians still preferred shopping in-store to online. Furthermore, most respondents surveyed indicated that they were generally willing to spend more money in-store than online. The preference for physical stores was attributed to the hands-on immersive shopping […]

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Retail in Focus

June 26, 2019

Guest Blogger Brian Walker provides a snapshot of the current retail landscape.

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Commercial property yields: What you need to know before investing

May 16, 2019

While initial net yield is typically provided in commercial property reports, investors should be wary of relying only on this simplified figure, which doesn’t take into account the broader market. Instead, information on the analysed market yield should also be sought out, most likely from a specialist commercial real estate agent, as well as confirmation […]

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