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  • JAPANESE BUY UP BIG IN AUSTRALIAN COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

    Japanese investors poured more than $1.6 billion into local commercial real estate last year and their buying is tipped to continue as they seek out higher growth markets. A new cohort of Japanese companies is seeking out higher growth markets overseas and most are looking for investment-grade stock. Their spending … Read more

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  • ‘THE LUNGS OF OUR BUILDINGS’: WHY COWORKING WILL ONLY GET MORE POPULAR

    One of Australia’s biggest office landlords predicts that all of its major buildings will have coworking spaces in them in the future, as the commercial property sector adapts to a shifting market. The company considers flexible workspace operators to be “friends” rather than rivals, an executive of a local commercial … Read more

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  • SMALL BUSINESSES ON THE GOLD COAST SPLASHING OUT ON INDIVIDUAL OFFICES

    When anyone thinks of the Gold Coast, it is its high-rise built environment along with its famous beaches that they likely associate with the glitter strip. However, it is not just its residents and holidaymakers who often reside in units and apartments. Its office market has historically also been dominated … Read more

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  • Kaufland coming to former Gold Coast Bunnings site

    German supermarket powerhouse Kaufland has struck a fresh deal to expand into Queensland, with Bunnings landlord poised to sell it a site on the Gold Coast. The play adds to a series of deals Kaufland has struck with the listed BWP in Melbourne. It last year bought an ex-Bunnings property … Read more

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  • Commercial Rent Growth – a mirror of prosperity

    Commercial Property Guide’s Asking Price Index (API) continues to reflect an optimistic outlook towards commercial property lease prices, in the major Australian markets and across the main property types. The level of rent growth is down from the peak of late last year. However it still represents a healthy national … Read more

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  • Westfield Coomera reveals its first foodie and lifestyle tenants ahead of opening

    Northern Gold Coast, get ready. The first glimpse of what’s to come from the $470-million Westfield Coomera has been revealed ahead of its October opening. The highly anticipated line-up, which will feature the likes of iconic burger joints, dumpling houses and multi-level grills, is set to create an exciting new platform for dining, shopping and entertainment on … Read more

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  • Toll to open new ‘super depot’ on the Gold Coast

    Toll Group has announced plans to open a new multi-purpose super depot on the Gold Coast in April of next year. The 10,250sqm multi-purpose freight facility in Arundel will bring together three existing sites in Molendinar, Arundel and Burleigh Heads into one operational hub. It will be the first facility … Read more

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  • Multi-Million Revamp of Burleigh Beach Pavilion Under Way

    Work is under way to restore and future-proof Burleigh’s iconic beachfront pavilion. The $9 million renovations will extend the second floor dining space further out towards the ocean, effectively doubling the floor space with an extra 150sq m and catering for up to 600 customers. New owners, Sydney hoteliers Ben … Read more

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