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Building allowance: how 2.5% can become 4%
The 2.5% Building Allowance deduction is something most property investors already know about. However there’s also a 4% Building Allowance available for some buildings. The Building Allowance (sometimes referred to as the Capital Works Deduction) …
Small Business
How much office space does your business need?
It’s one of the first questions you will ask when setting up a new business or moving into a new building: how much office space do I need? When it comes to office workers, the …
Leasing
A guide to commercial leases
What are the key things to watch out for with a commercial lease? From fit-out costs to escalation clauses, our expert has the scoop.
Leasing
9 things to remember when taking out a commercial lease
Signing your business up for a property lease is different to renting a home. Here’s nine things to remember when leasing commercially.
Leasing
5 things to remember as a commercial landlord
You’ve invested in commercial property and got yourself a tenant. What next? Here are 5 things to remember as a commercial landlord.
Buying & Selling
Selling my property: what do I need to disclose?
You’ve marketed your property, had interest from prospective buyers, negotiated with them and you’re ready to prepare a contract. What next?
News
Foreign investment overhaul a step forward: Property Council
The federal government’s foreign investment framework is now in force, bringing heightened compliance measures and bigger penalties. This article originally appeared in theaustralian.com.au/property.
News
New laws target landlords for green upgrades
Retrofits to improve the energy efficiency of a building could cost landlords if laws now before State Parliament go through.
Leasing
Commercial lease agreements: What you need to know
The lease agreement can determine the future prospects of your business, so it’s important to get it right. Here’s what you need to know.
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