We thought you may be interested in a recent case at VCAT, Chantelle Enterprises Aust Pty Ltd v Sangster-Greenwood (Building and Property)  VCAT..
Your stress-free guide to leasing commercial property
Thinking about leasing a shop, office or factory and not sure what the process is?
Here are the critical steps which will hopefully assist you in..
Developer changes permit from residential apartments to offices
A developer has recently amended a permit for a Commercial 1 zoned site in Malvern from 48 residential apartments with a ground floor office to seven..
Beware! A hidden trap in the REIV Lease
In 2016, the REIV updated their standard commercial Lease which was basically unchanged from 2003. There is one clause in particular that needs to be..
Retail Leases Update - Tenants not required to pay for late issued outgoings statements under the Retail Leases Act
We thought you may be interested to know of a recent VCAT hearing which is of relevance to allcommercial property landlords.
Spotlight on the City of Brimbank Industrial Zone
The City of Brimbank located in Melbourne’s West includes suburbs such as Brooklyn, Derrimut, Sunshine and Keilor Park. The municipality has..
Suburban Strips are Thriving Despite Negative Commentary
You may have seen the recent article published in the AFR claiming it's much harder for retail strips to "curate experiences" due to the individual..
Spotlight on Auburn Village, Hawthorn
Auburn Village, Hawthorn
Auburn Village is an eclectic retail strip comprising 57 shops located on Auburn Road, Hawthorn which runs north and south of..
What happens when a tenant vacates the premises but leave their goods behind?
When commercial tenants vacate, a common issue faced by property managers is the items they leave behind. These items can include:
Commercial Condition Reports; A valuable record often overlooked
Condition Reports are standard practice in the Residential leasing market, however there is no specific requirement for these in the Victorian..