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Top 5 fundamentals of constructing commercial properties in Australia

The outcome is a prosperous, long lasting, highly-relevant premises. The journey there can be fraught with r

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Yield vs Property Value: How they’re connected in commercial property

Commercial property investors should understand the relationship between yield and property values. Because

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3 words to describe the Perth property market in 2024

One month already down in 2024. And in a year that will likely be as momentous as its predecessor, we have t

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A guide to property investment funds—and are they good investments?

Jumping into property investing can seem exciting at first, but a couple of hours of exploring the sea of av

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How interest rate cuts in 2024 could do (even more) wonders for unlisted property trusts

The property market has eagerly awaited every Reserve Bank meeting announcement since interest rates began r

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NABERS, green credentials and commercial property investment

While there is an authoritative obligation for commercial real estate to uphold green standards, smart landl

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Investing in commercial real estate during high interest rate environments

Investing wisely during times of high interest rates is a priority for many Australian investors looking to

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Why Perth’s CBD Office Market is the brightest in Australia

When it comes to office real estate markets in Australia, Perth’s CBD is standing out as a top perform

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In the rearview mirror: Australia’s industrial property landscape in 2023

2023 revealed an Australian industrial real estate market that – while resilient – bore the marks of evolvin

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No stopping Aussie e-commerce growth and industrial warehouse demand

As online shopping continues to surge, CBRE’s latest forecasts predict that around 1.1 million square

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The 6 fears that keep investors from investing in commercial property

Investments come with risk. And investors come with fears. In commercial real estate investment, the fear to

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Unlocking success in office real estate investing

In the world of real estate, one thing is crystal clear: no two commercial property investments are ever the

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The ultimate 2024 green credentials guide for Australian commercial property landlords

Sustainable investment practices, environmental consciousness and eco-friendly building strategies have take

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How to choose the right syndicate for Australian commercial property investment

Investing in commercial real estate through property syndicates in Australia has gained significant populari

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Why a Reserve Fund is vital for your commercial property investment

If you’ve ventured into the realm of commercial property investment in Australia, you’re likely

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Cal’s appearance on WA’s leading real estate podcast

This week, our managing director Cal Doggett shared the Properties & Pathways story and the organisation

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A snapshot of property markets around the world in 2023

Ever considered what’s happening in Canada’s real estate sector? Do you stop to consider if China has the sa

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The three types of commercial property investment: a comprehensive guide

Commercial property investment is an attractive asset class that offers a myriad of opportunities for invest

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The tax advantages of commercial property investment

Australian real estate has always been an attractive option for investors, both domestic and foreign. And wh

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Why invest in commercial property via a syndicated unit trust?

Author’s note: Any information provided in this post has not considered the objectives, financial situation

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The ABCs of capital growth property investment in Australia

So, you’ve heard the term ‘capital growth property investment’ and you’re intrigued.

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Unravelling the promise of Perth’s office rental market in 2023

The headlines may be stirring up concerns about office rents skyrocketing, but that’s not telling us t

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Perth office market shows off its resilience to the rest of the country

Perth’s office market has proven itself to be a vibrant and resilient sector in 2023, defying some of

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Direct Investment or Unlisted Property Trust: Making the right choice for your commercial property investment

Direct investment in commercial real estate or unlisted property trust? Both options have their advantages a

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The Path to Profit: 5 reasons investors invest in commercial property syndicates

Let’s face it, traditional commercial real estate investment can be a bit like navigating a maze with

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Why high inflation can make commercial real estate even more attractive

Commercial real estate investment is known for its high yields, long-term security and stability. But right

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How we’d take advantage of a property market crash in Australia

It’s faux pa to mention property market crashes around potential investors, but the reality is they do happe

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What to look for when inspecting commercial property

The early introduction to a commercial property investment is usually from high resolution images, catchy he

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How much do I need to invest in commercial property?

Commercial real estate is known for being the investment of the elite. With price tags for a high-quality co

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Have interest rates in Australia hit a ceiling in 2023?

It’s the question us investors want an answer to. Because many players in the market don’t deal well with un

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The case for healthcare property investment in Australia

Australians need healthcare more than ever. But premises for the industry are in severe shortage. An ageing

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Cover Image for Why did three US banks fail? And should Australia be worried?

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Why did three US banks fail? And should Australia be worried?

From commercial real estate investors to stock market players, banks are what keeps our financial system tic

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7 ways to maximise rental income for your commercial property

Last week, we gave you investors some handy hints as to what a commercial property valuer looks for when the

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Want a solid property valuation? Commercial valuers look for these 5 things

Commercial real estate contracts are pages and pages long. But there’s one item on both a sale and loan cont

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How much does it cost to invest in commercial property?

You’ve probably heard commercial real estate is a rewarding investment. Talk of high yields and opportunitie

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5 reasons vacant commercial property could make you more wealthy

We know what you’re thinking. Buying a vacant premises in the commercial property market is surely going to

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Australia’s top 20 super funds recorded negative returns in 2022 (but commercial property didn’t)

The average return of balanced super funds in 2022 was negative 4.8 per cent, and only two super funds made

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How Brisbane’s infrastructure boom will impact real estate values

Queensland’s construction pipeline has exceeded $70 billion as of this writing, already having received a $1

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Using a commercial property buyer’s agent: is it worth it?

A commercial property buyer’s agent can help even the busiest investor get into commercial real estate inves

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What is the relationship between cap rates and interest rates?

The capitalisation rate is a very useful measurement for Australian commercial real estate investors, whethe

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WA industrial property market update: January 2023

Not in 15 years have we seen such exciting activity in Perth’s industrial property market. And in 2023, ther

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Rental yield vs capital gain: which will supercharge your wealth?

Rental yield versus capital growth: it’s an age-old argument of cash flow versus capital growth, and a debat

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5 big advantages of diversifying your investment portfolio

Diversification remains one of the biggest focuses for investors these days. One major advantage is of cours

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Case study: Our $78.8m industrial portfolio sale: over 38% uplift in four years

Overview Intense market research and even an R&D-focused trip to the US in 2017 led us to a huge gap in

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How landlords can bolster their green credentials in 2023

Relevance. It’s what us commercial property investors think of whenever we look for a new property. And ther

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Australian real estate in 2023: What can you expect?

What will Australian real estate in 2023 be like compared to 2022? Depends what you think Australian real es

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Our top commercial property investment fundamentals

The top commercial property fundamentals will almost certainly position you toward success if applied c

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Investing with an income trust? Consider these 4 things first

You’ve decided you want to increase your regular income, perhaps to bolster the retirement that’s around the

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Perth CBD Office Property Market Update: November 2022

With mining activity on the move and certainty of the future relevance of office space on the up, Perth’s CB

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Where should you invest when interest rates are high?

If you sigh every time you hear of another interest hike, you’re not alone. Australians are watching their l

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Breaking down Labor’s 2022 ‘buy now, pay later’ federal budget

The Albanese government’s first federal budget was handed down by Treasurer Jim Chalmers last week, and in i

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Are we about to see a correction in Perth’s property market?

Panic and confusion. At the tail end of 2022, that’s what some headlines will make you believe is the tone o

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How a long-term investment can secure your retirement

For many parents, putting a few bucks aside each week just won’t cut it if they want to spend their tw

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Property development versus property investment

Do I build or do I invest? You won’t find a more common and confusing decision in the real estate inve

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Brisbane property market update: October 2022

It might seem like you only bought your Secret Santa present a couple months ago, but surprise surprise we’r

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Cover Image for Should I buy a new or old commercial property?

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Should I buy a new or old commercial property?

‘Should I buy commercial property?’ It’s a common question for investors, especially those

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Why the bank is your best property investment partner

There are also sorts of investment partnerships out there, from angel investors, start-up investors, joint v

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Industrial property market update: September 2022

Make no mistake, 2021 was the industrial market’s biggest year in decades and will remain the sector’s monol

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What family offices should look for in commercial real estate

Commercial real estate is a flagship investment for many family offices and their wealth managers. But when

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Baby Bunting posts record sales against COVID and logistics headwinds

In an age of retail uncertainty, backed by COVID-related trading restrictions and worldwide supply-chain dis

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Where to park your money after a property sale

Your solicitor calls. Your property has sold. She congratulates you and you hug your partner. You pop the co

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When will interest rate rises become a problem for borrowers?

As expected, the RBA decided to increase the cash rate by a solid 0.50 basis points last week. The nation’s

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How to find the right real estate syndicator for you

Last week, we talked about the differences between investing in a property syndicate and investing alone. If

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Property syndicates vs Investing alone: The comparison

The real estate market welcomes more and more investors every year. While experienced operators continue buy

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What’s ahead for Queensland’s property market

As Australia’s countless number of real estate markets come off the boil, the remaining players in the field

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Here’s why your financial planner doesn’t like real estate

Ever told your financial planner you’re considering investing in property only to hear you should stick with

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How does inflation affect property prices?

Savvy property investors have a lot to keep their eye on: interest rates, wages growth, unemployment, market

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Labor’s “Help to Buy” scheme won’t solve housing affordability issues – here’s what will

There’s a tendency to hold one’s breath when hearing of a new government’s policies, particularly in the rea

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How to avoid buying contaminated commercial property

We’ve said it a thousand times on this blog… Due diligence is key to successful commercial prop

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A mid-2022 snapshot of the industrial property market

We’re nearly halfway through 2022 (thanks to our accountant for reminding us), and as commercial real estate

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6 remarkable benefits of an illiquid investment

Illiquidity can get a bad rap. Investors typically want the flexibility of pulling their funds out of an inv

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The burning truth about sustainability in commercial real estate

Did you know buildings are responsible for 40 per cent of the world’s carbon emissions? They even use 40 per

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Labour to become main driver of building costs in Australia

While the construction market is riddled with personnel shortages, it appears labour will overtake material

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Investing in Australian property from overseas

Foreign investors have about AU$4 trillion invested in Australia’s economy, with a significant portion dedic

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How long should you hold a property investment?

Ask the average Australian real estate investor how long you should hold your property investment and they’l

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Has Australia’s office market recovered from COVID-19?

When the pandemic first hit our shores, cities became ghost towns. Buildings were hollowed out, white collar

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Interest rates in 2022: What do Australia’s banks predict? [Updated July 2022]

21/07/22 – Author’s note: Interest rates rose by 0.25 per cent in May 2022, 0.50 per cent in Jun

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Why build a reserve fund for your commercial property investment?

This blog post only provides information on reserve funds – not advice. If you’re a commercial p

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Australian property market outlook for 2022 [CBRE Report]

According to their latest report, global real estate giant CBRE are tipping another excellent year for Austr

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Will Perth’s development delay boost property values?

Perth was looking forward to a pipeline of stunning and highly priced apartment developments totaling $2.2 b

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How change creates value in commercial real estate

Us passive property investors, who seek consistent income from a rock-solid tenant, prefer security over ris

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Cover Image for What will the extended border closure mean for WA’s property market?

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What will the extended border closure mean for WA’s property market?

This week was set to be the first time in nearly two years WA’s hard border came down. February 5 was a date

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Investing in debt? Here’s why private debt funds are booming

Debt is often made the villain of personal finances. Hearing ‘Get out of debt quickly,’ ‘Dig your way out of

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What does 2022 hold for Australian property investors?

Australian property investors will continue to find prosperity in 2022. It’s a proud time for the real estat

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Australian retail performance in 2021, and our thoughts on 2022

A new report released by FTI Consulting has let us in on the biggest achievements and challenges of Australi

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New JLL report hails WA an industrial winner

A new report from JLL is hailing West Australia as an economic powerhouse in 2021. And not only is the west&

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Can Australia’s government improve housing supply and affordability?

The Property Council of Australia (PCA) is outlining a proposal to the federal government for a housing supp

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What to do if residential property is out of your budget?

For many overwhelmed property investors, residential prices across the country have become notoriously high.

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Why manufacturing in WA makes a whole lot of sense

Listen up industrial landlords. If the pandemic hasn’t done enough to drive industrial property values

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3 ways to achieve capital growth in commercial property

Many new commercial property investors forget that there is significant capital appreciation on offer during

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What does Annualised Return mean in commercial real estate?

There are many types of ‘return’ you may hear when coming across your first (or even second or third commerc

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7 tips for a successful commercial property due diligence

A thorough commercial property due diligence might be the difference between a successful long-term investme

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Why commercial solar is a bright idea for landlords

While businesses are hard at work from nine to five, the sun is too. This makes commercial solar power syste

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5 reasons office space will remain relevant well after COVID-19

Australian property group Investa issued a report in June 2021 based on the findings of a survey of over 350

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What Capital Gains Tax means for commercial property

Chances are, if you’ve sold a commercial property, the disposal will be subject to capital gains tax. CGT on

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Case Study: How we safely doubled our investor’s money (in 2 years)

Case Study 50 Arc Place How we safely doubled our investors’ money (in two years) Introducing 50 Arc P

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How much money do investors lose every year?

You never hear about the losses – only the gains. That’s what my dad used to tell me when we tal

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Benefits of buying commercial property with existing tenants

Ask any commercial property investor what the most important aspect of a commercial property investment is,

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The rise of cold storage investment and how you can invest

Trends come and go, but some invariably stick around for the long run. The latest trend here to stay in the

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