Spruiking a New Development – What Not to Do

Posted on September 02, 2013

If you lease commercial properties, this is a reminder that any representations made to a tenant about a premises must be able to be…

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What constitutes a fixture - and who owns it?

Posted on August 02, 2013

An argument over medical equipment recently threw a spotlight on the sometimes blurred line between fixtures, chattels and ownership, and…

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Agents and Landlords - it’s time to revisit your commercial building disclosure obligations

Posted on May 02, 2013

The Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD) program has been operational for over two years. We believe it is an appropriate time for agents…

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Calling on a Bank Guarantee

Posted on April 26, 2013

A recent Victorian decision has further clarified when a Landlord can call on a bank guarantee - and it’s a good news story for…

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Avoid ambiguity when an option to renew is exercised

Posted on April 02, 2013

Ambiguity was at the heart of a recent Victorian ruling which considered the effectiveness – or otherwise – of a tenant’s notice to…

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On-selling Electricity - new laws commence

Posted on January 02, 2013

Landlords, do you on-sell electricity to your tenants? Property managers, do you on-sell electricity to tenants on behalf of landlords? If…

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