[PODCAST] Getting Big Returns From Small Spaces

Thanks to higher rents, lower vacancies, high competition and more internet sales, small spaces are becoming a new high-yielding trend in commercial property. Creative use of small spaces and e-commerce connected boutique stores and allowing many retailers to make better use of small spaces and increasing profits from lower rents. This allows landlords to break up their properties into more, small spaces, diversifying their rental income and increasing yields. This is a strategy that more and more landlords can begin to use as this new trend continues …

Small spaces are getting bigger

Small is good for some retailers and office spaces who are coming round to the idea that small is the new black Rising rents, low vacancy and the seamless integration of brick and mortar shops with e-commerce is driving retails to opt for more boutique style shops. Even online-only operators are opting for small offices because they have few staff and even outsource much of their required workforce. I especially noticed it last time I was in Sydney, but apparently, Melbourne is running the same …

Why I told my young niece to go commercial

My niece was looking to buy her first investment property and sent me a house selling for 400k wanting to know what I think. I made this podcast for her and you… comparing her house with a 400k commercial property I found online this afternoon. Not sure what to buy – this will show you the difference in returns.  

9 Questions You Must Ask Before Investing In Commercial

How long is a piece of string? It’s a throwaway line that gets tossed out when someone asks a question to which there is no single best answer. And that’s exactly what I have to say when someone asks if Commercial real estate is for them. It does tend to attract a specific kind of people. More entrepreneurial types rather than “mum and dad” investors. Commercial attracts people who actively seek out ways to get greater returns and to take more proactive action to put …