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NSW acts to protect retail tenants


New South Wales has moved to allow additional protections to retail and commercial tenants suffering rent distress in response to the mass closure of retail sites across Australia. Part 11

A golden rule for cutting rental costs


Retail expert Brian Walker shares his thoughts on rental costs. Walker revealed his first Golden Rule of reducing your occupancy costs in a shopping centre – do your research – including every question

How Soul Origin’s leasing manager helps franchisees


How does Soul Origin’s Nick Patrick, national manager, leasing and development, help franchisees do better business? 5 questions for Soul Origin’s leasing manager What are your responsibilities? I am responsible

Retail rents set to drop: real estate survey


Retailers may soon have the upper hand in negotiations with landlords if centre managers’ predictions of declining rents and rising incentives in the second half come to pass. Nearly half

Rising rents: will NSW shopping centre code deliver?


Last month, a new code of conduct went into effect in NSW with the aim of levelling the playing field between landlords and retail tenants. But is it a step

What gives a franchisor nightmares?


Try the escalating costs of retail space for their franchise system. Let’s imagine I am a franchisor in Australia today, in a predominantly retail business. My biggest fears are the

RFG signs property firm to help franchisees


Multi-brand franchisor Retail Food Group has signed a deal with property leasing firm Business Development Company (BDC). The move signals intent to boost the levels of support available for franchisees

What you need to know about leasing and disputes


Running a franchise can lead to great success but it may also require some challenging problem-solving. Here we look at the issues surrounding leasing and disputes.