Commercial

Navigating shaky ground

Attention has been focused on the business risks seismic events can pose since last year’s Kaikoura earthquakes – and yet many people are still unclear about what they need to do. More...

Govt deadline for earthquake risk masonry repair

Government crackdown means building owners in high earthquake prone areas in the Wellington region will have to tie back unsecured masonry parapets and facades within 12 months. More...

Sealing the deal

Buying a commercial property requires a multi-faceted approach and loads of research, but many investors don’t appreciate the finer points involved. More...

Before you sign on the dotted line

Leases are a critical consideration in any commercial property investment - and yet many people overlook the scope within them, as well as their finer details. More...

NZ commercial market global star

Ongoing strong performance is the hallmark of New Zealand’s commercial property market this year, according to latest Property Council / IPD New Zealand Property Index. More...

Fire levies unfair for investors

Unfair funding burden will be imposed on commercial property owners by the Fire Services Commission’s new funding proposals, the Property Council says in a call to arms. More...

The attractions of energy efficiency

Taking up a free energy assessment of their building could pay off for commercial property owners keen to attract high value tenants. More...

How to find a commercial property

Ever wondered what to look for when buying a commercial property? This month’s NZ Property Investor magazine gives you a guide to selecting potential investments. More...

Why get into commercial?

Restrictions and pressure on residential property investors keeps growing and many investors are looking for possible solutions: commercial property is one such option. More...

Optioning commercial alternatives

Booming commercial property sector could offer alternatives to investors worried about what lies ahead for the residential property market. More...

Remove barriers to earthquake proofing

Property Council’s call for the assessing and upgrading buildings against earthquakes to be tax deductible is a no-brainer, says lobby group. More...

Commercial market growing

Auckland’s residential property market might be slowing, but that’s not the case for its commercial property market. More...

Oyster's latest offer promises 8.4% return

Commercial property’s robust returns are proving popular in the current low interest rate environment. More...

NPT profits up as new CFO joins

The booming property market has meant a 6%+ increase in earnings for National Property Trust (NPT). More...

Reduce developer charges, reduce housing costs

Infrastructure payment bonds are a move in the right direction for housing developers. More...

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