‘Asset’ Category

State-wide outdoor smoking bans to change the layout of pubs, cafes and clubs

New smoking laws for outdoor dining venues came into effect on the 6th of July 2015 affecting clubs, hotels, cafes and food fairs. The new law bans smoking within 4 metres of a pedestrian entry or exit of a hospitality venue; therefore creating ‘the 4 metre law’ (NSW Government). Penalties of not abiding by this […]

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Looking Behind the Headline Figure

Whilst there are a number of houses in Sydney selling for over $1million, and is considered one of the most expensive market to purchase a house in Australia, the headlined median price of $930,000 does not necessarily apply to the overall Sydney market. The headline median price reflected the average price of houses that was […]

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PEXA has revolutionised property settlement

Buying and selling property electronically is now a reality for Australian Property Lawyers and Conveyancers with Australia’s first national e-Conveyancing network, Property Exchange Australia (PEXA). Today, PEXA launched full functionality in New South Wales, with the ability to complete property transfers online. The introduction of electronic conveyancing in Australia is the biggest industry reform for […]

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The impact of recent changes to the Environmental Planning & Assessment Amendment (Fire Safety) Regulation on property values

As of July 18th 2014 a number of changes came into play for the Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Fire Safety) Regulation. These include changes to requirements for Complying Development Certificates (CDCs) and Construction Certificates (CCs), such as the removal of building fire safety reports when submitting a CDC. The NSW Government Building Professionals Board […]

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How does our property management, asset management and facilities management team shape up?

The management team at Preston Rowe Paterson has never been stronger, from property management, to asset management to facilities management we have property management covered! We manage a wide range of properties, our experience extends (but is not limited) to retail, industrial, commercial, heritage and residential properties, along with wharf’s, pool’s, theaters, restaurants and outdoor […]

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