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502, 2017

VIC Office Market Report Lunch

February 5th, 2017|

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3101, 2017

Unlisted Property Funds

January 31st, 2017|

Unlisted property funds allows for a system for buyers searching for commercial and industrial property to take part in a investment purchase they might not possess the funds to normally invest themselves. Unlisted property funds or trusts are also known as syndicates, are an alternate method to purchase large property. Traders purchase ‘units’ in a trust qualities or holding investment property, that are handled with one of our qualified investment managers. Usually the first capital remains used before property resource(s) comes once the trust ends, and any net profits are spread amongst the buyers. Throughout the trust's existence, investors receive income distributions which [...]

2312, 2016

Using Superannuation to Buy Investment Property

December 23rd, 2016|

Terraplex - A Boutique Australian Property Investment Company Terraplex is a boutique Australian property investment management and investing company specialising in the acquisition and management of investment grade commercial property. Terraplex’s company objective is to provide its investors with access to Australian real estate investment opportunities which deliver superior returns and generate sustainable income and capital growth through prudent acquisition and active management. The opportunities are provided in simple investment vehicles that offer complete transparency. We offer investors the focus, energy and commitment of a ‘boutique’ fund manager, whilst providing institutional grade reporting and deal sourcing capabilities which allows our [...]

106, 2016

June 2016 – Emerald Hill Retail Precinct South Melbourne

June 1st, 2016|

PROPERTY SUBDIVISION We recently received approval from Heritage Victoria for the proposed subdivision into 12 allotments. This approval was conditional on four conditions, three of which were painting (some of which we were already intending to do). The fourth point related to some patching of some rendering on certain chimneys. Our consultants Lovell Chen advise us this is a very good outcome. As prefaced in the last update, we now have the majority of approvals required for the subdivision from the various Authorities, which is very pleasing. The painting will require specialist resources as it includes the extensive verandah and [...]

2305, 2016

187 Todd Road, Port Melbourne – May 2016

May 23rd, 2016|

The Port Melbourne investment market continues to be tightly held. Major works continue in the immediate vicinity with the massive extension of Web Dock well underway. The GMH site opposite our building remains in exclusive due diligence with Goodman Group. They are planning a major commercial/industrial development on this strategic land holding. Closer to the CBD, construction has commenced at a number of residential development sites. The new Planning Minister is still reviewing the Fisherman’s Bend planning controls so no new permits are being approved pending the outcome of the review. There have been a number of sales of permitted [...]

2305, 2016

570 St Kilda Road, Melbourne – May 2016

May 23rd, 2016|

The supply of office space in the St Kilda Road office market has shrunk by almost 20% from its peak in 1992. In the last 6 months, over 15,000m2 of space has been withdrawn for residential redevelopment alone which is equivalent to two buildings the size of 570 St Kilda Road. Virtually no new office construction has occurred in the last 25 years to compensate for the withdrawal. Due to the diminishing supply and consistent demand, the vacancy rate in St Kilda Road is forecast to fall to 15 year lows in the next 18 months. Office rents have continued [...]

105, 2016

658 Church St, Richmond – May 2016

May 1st, 2016|

The city fringe office market continues to perform very well from a leasing and sales perspective. There has been six years of positive net absorption of office space and continued steady employment growth which augurs well for the inner suburban office markets. Major companies are focussed on attracting and keeping quality staff and this has resulted in a move to vibrant, well public transported suburbs like Richmond. With no new office supply and the CBD office vacancy rate predicted to decrease further, city fringe office rents are predicted to increase with prime properties anticipated to outperform. MARKET UPDATE The investment [...]

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