Investors need to keep sharp eye on commercial property opportunities

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The Sydney and Melbourne office and industrial property sectors still offer solid investment opportunities for investors, says Per Amundsen, Head of Research for the specialist commercial property lender Thinktank. “Industrial property ratings in both cities were upgraded to ‘strong and improving’ last month by Thinktank, matching the Office sector ratings there, making these four market […]

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Thinktank bond trusts proving a positive for investors

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Investors have been the beneficiaries of specialist commercial property lender Thinktank’s decision to establish two investment bond trusts as an alternative to bank financing as a capital source for its commercial lending. On the one-year anniversary of the two funds, investors in the High Yield Trust have enjoyed returns ranging between an effective 8.48 per […]

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Investors need to keep sharp eye on commercial property opportunities

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The beginning of a recovery in residential property prices should not deflect investors or self-managed super funds (SMSF) trustees from considering the long-term benefits of investing in commercial property, says Jonathan Street, CEO of the specialist commercial property lender, Thinktank. “Falling residential property prices over the past couple of years has been a good reminder […]

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Labor needs to rethink LRBA ban

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The Labor Party has been urged to rethink its policy of banning Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements (LRBAs) in the wake of its electoral defeat on 18 May. Jonathan Street, CEO of the specialist commercial and SME property lender Thinktank, says banning LRBAs was always a “blunt instrument” for cleaning up that small element of the […]

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