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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How to start an epic restaurant or bar – according to the best in the business

April 16, 2019

We spoke with the co-founders of Chica Bonita and Sunset Sabi to learn about the key ingredients required when building a booming hospitality business.

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Commercial Development and the Rebirth of Manly Vale

April 2, 2019

Manly Vale has been reborn in recent years with increased commercial development, new infrastructure and population growth breathing new life into the suburb. The introduction of Bunnings, Woolworths and, more recently, ALDI, in the Condamine and Roseberry Street precincts has opened up the area to increasing commercial interest. Additionally, the B-Line express bus service and […]

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How will the banking Royal Commission’s final report affect Northern Beaches businesses?

February 28, 2019

The banking Royal Commission’s final report, released on 4 February 2019, included only minor changes to small business lending, making it relatively good news for the majority of Northern Beaches businesses. The report included no changes to SME loan guarantors—third-parties who commit to paying back the loan if the lendee cannot—or business loan renewal policies, […]

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The eight personalities of the office Christmas party

December 17, 2018

Tis the season for the office Christmas Party as restaurants, boats and bars are booked out with excited workers keen to blow off steam after a hard year’s work. And no office Christmas party would be complete without at least a few of the following personalities. Buckle up! The Grad: Fresh out of university, The […]

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