Archive for the ‘Newcastle NSW’ Category

Cardiff and Inner Industrial Newcastle buck property vacancy trend

As a local business owner and employer, I was determined I would try to address in this column some positive trends for these unprecedented times.

However, after completing the latest Raine & Horne Industrial Average, the news, which I will address shortly, is drearier than I was expecting. That said, my view is … Read the full post »

More to do to harness Supercars opportunity

The Supercars have motored off into the sunset. For those in the accommodation industry, the TV coverage of the event is excellent for business as it paints our town in a very impressive light.

Supercars in Newcastle benefit to the hospitality industry

Somewhat ironically, the decision by rock band Kiss to pull out of the … Read the full post »

More money parked in commercial property as Newcastle 500 turbocharges retail opportunities

As I write, another year is ending, and the wind-up parties have commenced in earnest. So how did 2019 shape up from a real estate perspective?

More money parked in commercial property - Newcastle

Investment Sales

The prolonged low-interest rates have been filtering through to the commercial, industrial sector over the course … Read the full post »

When connectivity becomes all-important

Published in Hunter Business Review October 2019

I’ve had some challenging experiences of late with the NBN Co, which is particularly important as we venture further into a world where communication connectivity for businesses is paramount. So, I thought it timely to examine where Australia stands in comparison with … Read the full post »

Disbelieving is not being negative

Published in Hunter Business Review September 2019

Spin doctoring is a modern art of media management that often makes my blood boil, and I sometimes use this column to try and cut through the treacle. It’s also, for this reason, some members of the Newcastle business community ask me why some of my articles take the odd negative turn.

Let’s … Read the full post »

Commercial Real Estate Databases – The top 3 tips about database marketing!

It is easy to determine that the main and most successful areas of marketing commercial real estate is internet, signboard and in some instances print media publications, but successful agencies also have a comprehensive database with a qualified, cashed up ‘well’ of potential buyers and lessees wanting information about your property.

What you don’t realise is how much enquiry a well maintained buyers database can influence the marketing process and … Read the full post »

Student Accommodation Newcastle Update

The International student population in Australia is continuing to increase in both universities and other education sectors. Australia is now the third most popular global destination students travelling abroad to study.

International student growth has been strong with applications for student visa’s increasing by 11% between 2015 to 2016.

Of the Australia student population, the top five countries of origin are China with 28% of students opting to travel to Australia … Read the full post »

WICKHAM STRATA UNITS POPULAR WITH INVESTORS

A business park in Annie Street, Wickham is seeing plenty of activity of late with 4 of the 8 strata units being sold, whilst another 3 have just been brought to market by Jason Morris of Raine & Horne Commercial Newcastle. Built in 2008, the concrete construction units offer a unique mix of ground floor warehouse whilst having a first floor office space above. Each unit includes on-site … Read the full post »

Sizzling September Auction (2017)

Sydney and Newcastle buyers gunning for commercial property at Fort Scratchley auction
Newcastle NSW (19 September 2017) – A private Sydney developer has paid $1.75 million for a 2000 square metre site in the heart of Nelson Bay. The strong result proved to be one of the highlights of Raine & Horne Commercial Newcastle’s Super Action held last week at iconic Fort Scratchley.

“Nine commercial properties went under the hammer at the … Read the full post »

Mixed Use Building

Times have certainly changed in the past few years for the West end of Newcastle’s main street. The construction of major projects such as the Wickham rail interchange & Newcastle University city campus; together with multiple residential and office tower constructions have ignited development in this once dormant part of the CBD.
Raine and Horne Commercial Newcastle have listed for sale … Read the full post »

Next Entries »