Commercial

Growth in NZ demand for co-working space

Developing co-working and flexible spaces in commercial properties offers big opportunities for landlords, the results of a major new survey suggest.

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Insurance essentials

Too often investors do a quick once-over on the insurance front. But when it comes to commercial property that’s a mistake – instead it’s worth getting to grips with the fundamentals.

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PMG announces new market offer

Interested in testing the commercial property waters? Property Managers Group (PMG) has just put its largest retail offer in its diversified, unlisted commercial property fund on to the market.

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Is commercial the answer?

Investors dreaming of financial freedom should look to commercial property, argues Jeff Brill who is the author of New Zealand’s first book on commercial property investment since the GFC.

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Lower vacancy rates in “green” buildings

Commercial landlords take note – “green” office buildings have clear occupancy benefits as well as being cheaper to run, a new report has found. More...

Storing up value

Storage units may not sound like an exciting proposition but, for investors lucky enough to get in on them, they offer steady cash flow, low risk and easy management. More...

Getting to grips with leases

Leases are at the heart of commercial property investment yet many people don’t take the time to understand them and suffer as a result. More...

Pinning down value

Ascertaining the true value of a commercial property is far more difficult than people realise but some experts have given us a rundown of exactly what’s involved. More...

Industrial rents on the rise

Strong demand is driving the Auckland and Wellington industrial property markets to new rent heights, according to new Colliers International research. More...

Making the switch

Moving into commercial property is an increasingly attractive option for many investors, so here’s the lowdown from some who have already taken the plunge. More...

Commercial outlook 2018

There may be some challenges for the commercial property market ahead but, overall, the outlook is positive – for those who embrace change. More...

Masonry fix timeline extended

Commercial building owners are being given six more months to secure unreinforced masonry – as long as they have undertaken action to carry out remedial work. More...

Embrace work space changes

Office work space requirements are changing as the way people work changes - but many commercial landlords could miss out by not embracing developing trends. More...

Top 10 tips for managing commercial tenants

Effective tenant management is the key to a successful investment so here are some industry veterans’ top 10 tips on how to best manage tenants. More...

Greater flexibility for earthquake fund

Further changes have been made to the government’s unreinforced masonry securing fund (URM Fund) which assists earthquake proofing work. More...

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