Commercial

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...

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...

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