Commercial lease property in Auckland at a crossroads

Auckland businesses face an interesting time in the coming months as business confidence picks up, major event such as the Rugby World Cup hit town, and commodity prices continue upwards. BNZ economist Tony Alexander says business confidence is the best it’s been for nearly 18 months. Coupling these facts with research data on the commercial rental market, I’m suggesting…

Commercial lease property in Auckland at a crossroadsAuckland businesses face an interesting time in the coming months as business confidence picks up, major event such as the Rugby World Cup hit town, and commodity prices continue upwards.

BNZ economist Tony Alexander says business confidence is the best it’s been for nearly 18 months.

Coupling these facts with research data on the commercial rental market, I’m suggesting the market is about to hit a very interesting crossroad. Continue reading “Commercial lease property in Auckland at a crossroads”

Breaking through the fear of getting property decisions wrong

Clients I speak with regularly say the commercial property market has become increasing stressful and complex. So much so, that it inhibits businesses from making decisions about future locations; whether to upsize, downsize, move or stay. The message I hear is…

Breaking through the fear of getting property decisions wrongClients I speak with regularly say the commercial property market has become increasing stressful and complex. So much so, that it inhibits businesses from making decisions about future locations; whether to upsize, downsize, move or stay.

The message I hear is that there is a general fear that making the wrong decision about their property needs could tip a business over the edge. Because of this worry, the inclination is to defer doing anything.

Continue reading “Breaking through the fear of getting property decisions wrong”

Thinking ahead to the new decade

The property lease market today is incredibly fluid so the terms and conditions available to tenants are, I would say, little short of sensational…

It’s hard to believe but in just eight months we tick over into the second decade of the 21st century, *2010*.

What got me thinking about the near future was the varying terms on offer in property leases at the moment.

It’s not that long ago that leases for 10 years were the norm. These days we are most often talking about Continue reading “Thinking ahead to the new decade”