Commercial News

The foreign resident capital gains withholding
The foreign resident capital gains withholding
Compulsory ATO certificate required from 1 July 2017 to prove sellers are not foreign investors. On 9 May 2017, the Government announced changes to the foreign resident capital gains withholding... Read more
Fred Haggar July 4, 2017
A sale and Leaseback
A sale and Leaseback
What is a Sale and Leaseback? If you’ve heard the term “A Sale and Leaseback”, you may be wondering exactly what it means. What? A Sale and Leaseback is an... Read more
Fred Haggar June 1, 2017
Property Valuation and Property Appraisal
Property Valuation and Property Appraisal
The terms property valuation and property appraisal are often used interchangeably, but there is a significant difference between the two. A property valuation is carried out by a trained valuer.... Read more
Fred Haggar May 1, 2017
What’s next?
What’s next?
Congratulations on your exchange. What’s next? There are 6 main steps required to be actioned after the “unconditional” exchange, depending on whether you are an owner-occupier [OO], or an investor... Read more
Fred Haggar April 3, 2017
Commercial Property
Commercial Property
With Sydney’s booming residential real estate market, a commercial property trend is appearing amongst our recent “investor” clients. They are more amiable towards buying commercial property, meaning commercial property values... Read more
Fred Haggar March 1, 2017
Buyers Agents and Power of Attorney
Buyers Agents and Power of Attorney
We had an unpleasant experience (Buyers Agents and Power of Attorney) with a vendor’s solicitor while representing our overseas based Australian expat in buying a property in Sydney. It was... Read more
Fred Haggar February 1, 2017
Net Lettable Area
Net Lettable Area
Net Lettable Area tenancy applies to: office buildings; office and business parks. Definitions The net lettable area of a building is the sum of its whole floor lettable areas. The... Read more
Fred Haggar January 2, 2017
Gross Lettable Area
Gross Lettable Area
Gross Lettable Area (GLA) tenancy applies to: warehouses; industrial buildings; free standing supermarkets; showrooms. Definitions Gross Lettable Area is the floor space within a tenancy at each level using the... Read more
Fred Haggar December 4, 2016
Pop up lease
Pop up lease
Pop up lease is an all-round solution Vacant shop spaces in shopping centres and precincts around Australia are not an uncommon sight. Online shopping is certainly having and will continue... Read more
Fred Haggar November 1, 2016
Cash Flow and Capital Growth
Cash Flow and Capital Growth
If you are an investor seeking cash flow and capital growth from your real estate, consider a commercial property. In today’s market, a residential property investor would be delighted if... Read more
Fred Haggar October 2, 2016