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Fuelling new retail optimism

The boom in online shopping has continued to deliver blows to retail properties but a new report says some sub-sectors are producing strong returns. “Investment demand in sector is now relatively soft compared to office and industrial, however, some opportunistic buyers are appearing,” according to Cushman & Wakefield’s October Australian Investment Marketbeat. “2019 has marked […]

Q&A with Pat Kelly, Managing Director Brisbane

Q: Why are investors looking at medical/healthcare assets? A: “Put simply, increased demand for services within this sector has investors looking for their slice of a growing market. There is no doubt Australia has an ageing population, in fact over the 20 years between 1998 and 2018, the proportion of the population aged over 65 […]

A new lease on life: how Burgess Rawson is redefining commercial leasing

Hear the words ‘Burgess Rawson’ and the first thing that probably comes to mind is our Portfolio Auctions. And fair enough, too. The regular auction events held in Sydney and Melbourne have long been the agency’s calling card, and continue to drive the majority of Burgess Rawson’s business. But what if we told you there […]

Investors seeking security

More than $15 million worth of Queensland assets have gone under the hammer with investors seeking a safe haven to park their money. Burgess Rawson’s Doug Doyle said the four Queensland assets sold in the agency’s last auction were backed by well-known tenants and long leases. “Investors find a lot of security in their financial […]

Melbourne 7-Eleven petrol stations fetch millions in major auction

Five 7-Eleven service stations across the capital have fetched more than $30 million in a major commercial property sell-off, in which a regional Woolies also earned an eight-figure sum. More than $66 million worth of Victorian commercial property has sold in one day, with almost half of that pumped into 7-Eleven petrol stations across Melbourne. […]

Auction lights up as 28 properties change hands

Burgess Rawson has celebrated one of the most successful Portfolio Auctions in the agency’s history, selling $135.28 million worth of commercial property in one day. Headlined by the sale of 15 individual 7-Eleven service stations for almost $78 million on incredibly tight yields, the combined auction event in Melbourne and Sydney saw 28 properties change […]

Tales of trust

Burgess Rawson directors Raoul Holderhead and Ingrid Filmer maintain the success of the agency’s clients depends on the expert advice they dispense when their buyers and sellers question market conditions. The following accounts highlight the depth of Burgess Rawson’s expertise to advise clients in their best interests, despite what they perceive as market or personal […]

Leasing sees huge growth

Burgess Rawson’s regular portfolio auctions in Melbourne and Sydney have long been the agency’s calling card ad continue to drive the majority of the firm’s business. Less known but still punching well above its weight is the agency’s leasing activity, which has quintupled in size over the past three years. “Our market presence might be […]

Victorian Woolworths sale sees owners quadruple money

A bidding frenzy has seen the price of a Woolworths supermarket in regional Victoria soar to almost four times the price its owners paid for it. The Woolworths-leased property at Seymour, an hour north of Melbourne, sold for $15.47 million at Burgess Rawson’s latest Portfolio Auction. Frenetic interest from a number of investors saw 53 […]

Sale boosts property market

Leongatha’s commercial market has been buoyed by the sale of a first class building for $1.49 million last week. The property at 41 McCartin Street (Gippsreal building) was bought by a buying group from South Gippsland. The price tag will net the new owners a yield of approximately 7.86 per cent based on the $117,000 […]