Lease renewal: An opportunity to save

By Kyle Swain, Retail Director Australia & New Zealand, Lpc Cresa If your retail shop lease is ending in the...

By Kyle Swain, Retail Director Australia & New Zealand, Lpc Cresa If your retail shop lease is ending in the next 12 months, start planning today. With most retailers finding current conditions extremely challenging, the outcome of your next lease renewal negotiations could be the difference between your business succeeding...

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Top Five Tips to Get Your Lease in Shape this year

For retailers, January is a great time to assess where things are at after the crazy Christmas and New...

For retailers, January is a great time to assess where things are at after the crazy Christmas and New Year sales period and do some planning for the year ahead. Here’s our list of the top five things you need to do to make sure your retail lease is...

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Give your retail lease a new year ‘health check’

Written by The Leasing Department We’re already one-twelfth of the way through 2018! How are those new year’s resolutions going? In...

Written by The Leasing Department We’re already one-twelfth of the way through 2018! How are those new year’s resolutions going? In our last article, “Five New Year’s Resolutions for your retail lease”, we recommended the following resolutions we believe would ensure your lease is healthier and more financially secure in 2018: Complete...

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for your retail lease

Every year millions of people commit to doing something different to improve themselves and their life for the coming...

Every year millions of people commit to doing something different to improve themselves and their life for the coming year. The idea of a New Year’s Resolution is to change something you do (or don’t do!) to improve some aspect of your life that you’re not happy with. Cutting out...

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Tackling retail’s biggest challenge – rental overheads

Rental overheads are the biggest challenge keeping retailers awake at night, according to Inside Retail’s 2017 Australian Retail Outlook....

Rental overheads are the biggest challenge keeping retailers awake at night, according to Inside Retail’s 2017 Australian Retail Outlook. Over the next 5 weeks, leasing expert, Kyle Swain, will explore the current issues and trends in leasing and the best ways for retailers to negotiate better terms, culminating in...

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Handling disasters from a retail leasing perspective

by Kyle Swain, The Leasing Department  The catastrophic damage caused by Cyclone Debbie across Queensland and northern NSW in the...

by Kyle Swain, The Leasing Department  The catastrophic damage caused by Cyclone Debbie across Queensland and northern NSW in the last week has been devastating for so many families and business owners. Unfortunately, many retail businesses never recover from these natural disasters. Those who do, often struggle under the weight of...

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Changes to NSW Retail Leases Act soon to become law

The NSW Retail Leases Amendment (Review) Bill 2016 has now passed parliament and will soon become law. The commencement...

The NSW Retail Leases Amendment (Review) Bill 2016 has now passed parliament and will soon become law. The commencement date is to be gazetted by parliament at later date.The amendment brings in a number of changes for retailers in NSW:1. Jurisdictional LimitThe New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal...

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NRA introduces Leasing Department

The National Retail Association is proud to announce a new strategic partnership with The Leasing Department as its preferred...

The National Retail Association is proud to announce a new strategic partnership with The Leasing Department as its preferred provider of leasing and tenancy services nationally. The Leasing Department will play a key role in guiding NRA members on leasing and tenancy issues affecting their business as well as provide...

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Top 3 tips for saving money on your lease

by Kyle Swain, The Leasing Department1. Act early to get the best dealTaking a proactive approach to key lease...

by Kyle Swain, The Leasing Department1. Act early to get the best dealTaking a proactive approach to key lease events such as lease renewals and market rent reviews allows you to take full advantage of your rights under the retail lease act relevant to your state or territory. By...

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Changes to the Queensland Retail Shop Lease Act

Amendments to the Queensland Retail Shop Lease Act 1994 (Qld) made earlier this year in May are due to...

Amendments to the Queensland Retail Shop Lease Act 1994 (Qld) made earlier this year in May are due to come into effect from the 25th November 2016. The Queensland legislation sets mandatory minimum standards for retail shop leases in the state.Among other things, amendments to the Act will alter...

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