Like so many areas touched by the requirements of financial services and their increasingly stringent regulations, business sales are heavily affected by the bank lending environment, which remains tight but active in 2018.
Are neighbourhood centres/small strip retail still a place to invest? There is little doubt it is a very attractive asset class, often sitting in the pricing “sweet spot” for a broad range of investors. Much of the equation may lie in who is the cornerstone tenant underpinning the property.
In this issue we hear about the commercial property landscape in Melbourne, saving an historic icon and more from the national awards.