Is now a good time to open a business in Surfers Paradise?

Have you been sitting on a business idea for a while, waiting for the market to get good before you leap into the venture? That's probably a smart business move. Nothing tanks a business faster than opening up shop during a slow market - starting a bakery during a grain shortage is ill-advised.Good thing the Surfers Paradise neighbourhood is not a slow market! If … read on

Southport Strata Retail Unit Sale at The Shores

Southport Strata Retail Unit Sale at The Shores A strata retail unit within the Brighton on Broadwater Shores complex at Southport has been sold by Ray White Commercial Southport, with another six units available for sale. The vacant unit at 405/1 Como Crescent, Southport, was sold for $433,500 to an owner-occupier by Luke Boulden and Wayne Devenport of Ray White Commercial … read on

How to mix your online store with a brick and mortar shop

We live in a world that is becoming increasingly digital. We talk to our friends, we talk to people on the other side of the world we've never met before, we read news, watch movies and, of course, we shop online.For consumers, this is wildly convenient. But for brick and mortar store owners, this might feel like reason for concern.Instead of feeling threatened by … read on

Surfers Police Station Investment for Sale at Auction

Surfers Police Station Investment for Sale at Auction A tenanted investment opportunity anchored by the Surfers Paradise Police Station is being offered for sale via auction through Ray White Commercial Gold Coast. Lots 89-93, 20 The Esplanade (also known as 23 Orchid Avenue), Surfers Paradise, is being marketed by Ray White Commercial Gold Coast’s Steven King. Steven King … read on

Gold Coast Office Leasing Market Best Since GFC

Gold Coast Office Leasing Market Best Since GFC The Gold Coast office leasing market has recorded its lowest vacancy rate since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) following an impressive first half of 2017, says Ray White Commercial. Ray White Commercial Gold Coast Office Leasing Specialist, Renee Hughes, said positive take up of office space, particularly on the southern Gold … read on

Gold Coast Office Market Investment Limited

 Gold Coast Office Market Investment Limited Investment in the Gold Coast office strata market has been subdued in the first half of 2017 with owners opting to hold on to assets despite favourable economic conditions, says Ray White Commercial. Ray White Commercial Gold Coast Commercial Sales Specialist/Team Leader Steven King said investment into the strata office market has … read on

Merrimac Tavern Investment Sold at Auction for $4.55 Million

Merrimac Tavern Investment Sold at Auction for $4.55 Million A significant strategic investment anchored by a popular pub and other prominent retail tenants at Merrimac on the Gold Coast has been sold at auction by Ray White Commercial Gold Coast for $4.55 million. The property featuring the Merrimac Tavern at 10-16 Merrilaine Crescent, Merrimac, was sold to a local investor … read on

How will changes to the CBD Program affect you?

As of July 1 2017, updates to the Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD) Program mean that owners and lessors of smaller office buildings may need to disclose their energy efficiency. This is a change the government predicts will save more than $50 million and result in emission reductions of 3.5 million tonnes over five years.What does it mean for you as an owner or lessor of … read on

How to make a smart investment in commercial property

No doubt, you've heard investing in commercial property is a sound investment and as it can be a (relatively) easy way to make money. However, if you've done even just a little bit of research, you likely found that it can be a very costly, and potentially risky endeavour as well. Today we give you the insider info that will allow you to make a savvy investment in … read on