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Mid-year Office Market Update

The latest office market statistics were released by the PCA last week and the results were generally in line with our expectations of the overall CBD performance across Australia.

Surprisingly, Perth CBD achieved an improvement in vacancy within the last 6 months. David Barnes, director of LPC Cresa Perth, provided an insight into the reality of the shift in vacancy and current market conditions.

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Make Good – Is the Landlord double dipping?

Most leases contain some form of make good provision at lease end and they can become a contentious issue at lease end. Some can be ambiguously worded which can raise doubts over which party is responsible for what at lease end.

However if you have inherited a fitout from a previous tenant or if you are leaving behind a generic fitout that can be used again, it also raises the question how liable should you be for make good? LPC Cresa’s Julian Kurath gave his insights into the matter on Commercial Real Estate.


Announcement: New Equity Directors – Our Team Strengthens

LPC Cresa is pleased to announce the appointment of two new equity directors, effective 1 July 2017 – Julian Kurath and Ken Lam, both of whom are based in our Sydney office.

These appointments recognise the significant contribution that has been made and will further strengthen the LPC Cresa Senior Leadership Team and our direction into the future.

Julian and Ken will continue to drive the LPC Cresa model of tenant / occupier only advice and representation. No investor landlord work and totally conflict free.

This now brings a total of 6 equity partners in our Sydney and Perth offices, being David Barnes, James Carslaw, Julian Kurath, Ken Lam, Geoffrey Learmonth and John Reed.

For further information, please contact Geoffrey Learmonth or John Reed (in our Sydney office on 02 9235 1300)


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Shared Office - Growth Companies: When and Why to Move to Direct Office Space

Growth Companies: When and Why to Move to Direct Office Space

The Pro’s and Con’s of Shared Office Space

Co-working spaces are ideal environments to grow and launch start-ups and small businesses. They’re an affordable option, and provide an energetic environment that fosters collaboration within a team and between different businesses. The all-inclusive business model makes it easy for fledgling businesses to budget their expenses, and the flexible terms and ability to scale up or down as needed are ideal for early stages of business growth.

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