Commercial property (also called commercial real estate, investment or income property) refers to buildings or land intended to generate a profit, either from capital gain or rental income.

Commercial property includes

  • Office buildings,
  • Iindustrial property,
  • Medical centers,
  • Hotels,
  • Malls,
  • Retail stores,
  • Farm land,
  • Multifamily housing buildings,
  • Warehouses,
  • Garages.

In many states, residential property containing more than a certain number of units qualifies as commercial property for borrowing and tax purposes.

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Common problems encountered when dealing with property management companies and ways to avoid them

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Property Management is a crucial activity that needs to be handled in a professional way. Because of its importance, you will find investors hiring a property manager or property management firms to manage various commercial properties.  While most of the property management firms around do you a splendid job in effectively managing properties, there are…
Categories: Australia, Commercial Leases, Commercial Real Estate
Tags: Management, Property Management, Property Management Firms, Property Manager, Property Managers

Some advantages and disadvantages that a lessor might face when leasing a property 

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 Leasing agreements are common in Australia where one party gives the other property to use for business. The party that usually purchases the property and gives to another individual/ party (the lessee) is referred to as the lessor. Therefore, as the lessor gives away the asset to be used, periodical lease payments will be received. …
Categories: Commercial Leases, Investors
Tags: Commercial Property, Lease Rentals, Leasing, Leasing A Property, Lessor, Property

Advantages and Disadvantages of Lease Agreement that a Lessee might face

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In any lease agreement, involving either a commercial property or even a residential property in Australia, there is usually the person that is leased the property. The individual is the one known as the lessee, who usually rents the property from the owner to use it. A lessee in that arrangement will usually encounter some…
Categories: Commercial Leases, Investors
Tags: Lease, Lease Agreement, Lessee, Property, Salvage Value Of The Property

Understanding a commercial property yield

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Any investor that wants to invest in the commercial real estate usually wants to know what is the return on investment, or what is the yield of that particular property to expect?  Thus, return on investment for that matter property yield is crucial to the success of the property investors.  What is yield?  A yield…
Categories: Australia, Commercial Leases
Tags: Annual, Annual Rental Income, Annual Rental Income Weekly, Annual Rental Income Weekly Rent, Rental Income Weekly Rent

What to keenly look on commercial property leases

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Small businesses around Australia have taken the inquiries of leasing business premises with significant importance. Apart from the legal aspects of leasing business premises, the small businesses query about the practical and commercial side of lease premises decision making.  Any small business person needs an adequate guide that addresses essential matters before engaging in any…
Categories: Australia, Commercial Leases
Tags: Business, Business Premises, Lease Premises Decision, Leasing Business, Leasing Business Premises

How to negotiate a commercial lease effectively 

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 As an investor, there is usually an opportune time to negotiate a commercial lease with a landlord so that agreements that cater for the business requirements are adequately reached.  You can negotiate with the landlord on anything like rent, lease term, renew-options and operating expenses.  Although rent is amongst the biggest business expenses, several investors…
Categories: Commercial Leases
Tags: Base Rent, Base Rent Together, Depending On The Lease Type, Lease, Negotiate With The Landlord
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