A landlord’s guide to commercial tenants

When the air conditioning unit breaks in a residential apartment, both the tenants and landlord are inconvenienced and a bit frustrated until it's fixed. When the air conditioning breaks in a hot, crowded gym or busy restaurant, however, trade can be completely sidelined and operations will suffer.Being a commercial landlord isn't easy, and urgent maintenance requests … read on

Do you know how to spot a good commercial property?

Investing in commercial property can lead to massive returns, but only if you pick up the right property in the right place. You'll have a hard time filling your space if it's in a low traffic area or is impractical for your target business owner.Commercial properties on the Gold Coast already have great location going for them, but there are other ways to … read on

How to choose the right industrial space for your business

When selecting a commercial space for your business, you have to be meticulous. Restaurant owners must weigh different locations right down to the street number and retailers should always choose the shop with the very best storefront window. When buying an industrial property, business owners need to be equally selective. The factors they should consider, however, are … read on

How to attract more foot traffic to your business

The best store in the world will still fail if people never walk in the door.Making your shop stand out can be difficult - particularly in an area like the Gold Coast that has so much competition - but there are steps you can take to improve your storefront and attract more customers.Keep your storefront fresh …Although it's sunny and beautiful here year round, … read on

How to choose a commercial space for millennials

Whether they're being criticised for their avocado consumption or for making Australia a nation of renters, it seems like millennials can't escape scrutiny when it comes to the property market.Regardless, when you choose your commercial property on the Gold Coast, you should keep millennials in mind. Why? Because Gen Y will likely make up a sizable proportion of … read on

Bundall Corporate HQ for Sale at Auction

Bundall Corporate HQ for Sale at Auction An office/warehouse complex ideal for a corporate headquarters or an investment at Bundall on the Gold Coast is being offered for sale via auction by Ray White Commercial Southport. The freestanding facility at 17 Strathaird Road, Bundall, is being marketed by Wayne Devenport of Ray White Commercial Southport. Wayne Devenport said the … read on

4 reasons you need commercial property management

  When you have residential tenants, property management is critical in ensuring a number of jobs get done and that everything goes to plan. Having a team of property managers on call to attend to your commercial property, however, is even more important. That's because commercial properties generally require a heightened level of attention and things like rent … read on

Could uncleanliness be hurting your business?

With customers coming in and out throughout the day, business owners may complain they simply don't have time to deep clean. The reality, however,  is that the cleanliness of an establishment directly affects its success.That's because more than half of people (60 per cent) would return to a business more often if it was clean, according to a Procter & Gamble … read on

3 questions to ask yourself before renting a retail space

Is location really everything when choosing a space for your retail store? Of course where your store sits - and how much traffic it sees - is critical to how your enterprise will fare, but there are also several other factors that business owners should consider before setting up shop. A bad premises means bad business, and while commercial real estate on the Gold … read on

3 trends to consider when shopping for an office space

The Australian workforce is changing. Ten years ago, the office was likely a place with a desk and desktop computer for every employee, a kitchen and perhaps a conference room or two. Now, however, things like 'the Google office environment' have inspired employers to turn their offices into centres for creativity and collaboration. Finding a commercial space on … read on