Commercial

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...

Making the right call

Selecting a high performing body corporate manager for a commercial property might be difficult, but it can be done. More...

Listed property trusts uncovered

For investors wanting to diversify their portfolios, listed property trusts (LPTs) are worth looking into but it pays to find out how they work first. More...

Changes to unsecured masonry repair initiative

Concerns over engineering and construction capacity have led the government to make changes to their unreinforced masonry securing initiative. More...

Top 10 predictions for 2018 - Colliers

Investors who are wondering what 2018 will hold in the commercial property sector might find some clues in Colliers International New Zealand’s latest list of predictions. More...

Syndicating options

Commercial property syndicates give investors options and risks they might not otherwise have access to – but they do come with risks. More...

Taking care of business

Effective managment of a commercial property is a multi-faceted and intricate job – for those who want to look after their investment successfully. More...

6 ways to add commercial value

Getting creative, thinking outside of the box and embracing technology are crucial when it comes to finding ways to add value to commercial properties. More...

Upping the earthquake ante

Take note investors – new earthquake upgrade laws have come into force this week and they put a new set of compliance deadlines in place. More...

Selecting a sector

Within the diverse expanse of commercial property there are three main sectors – industrial, office and retail. More...

Stand out global performer

Yields in New Zealand’s commercial property sector remain some of the highest in the world – even though the sector is now stabilising. More...

Changing focus for Augusta

Augusta Capital’s shift away from an investment model of direct ownership has made for a 42% drop in total profit this year, the company’s end of year results show. More...

Tenant magnetism: top 10 tips

Attracting and retaining tenants is critical for success in commercial property investment, so we talked to a few industry veterans for advice on how to make a property appeal to tenants. More...

Illegal renting charge for Molesworth landlord

Officials are taking the owners of a now demolished Wellington office building to the Tenancy Tribunal for unlawfully renting space to residential tenants prior to November’s earthquake. More...

Risky masonry streets identified

Thirty eight streets in the Wellington region where building owners will have to secure unreinforced masonry parapets and facades within 12 months have been identified. More...

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