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Greening your building without breaking the bankhttps://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/greening-your-building-without-breaking-the-bankGreening your building without breaking the bankProperty owners are fast learning that greening their buildings is no longer just about saving the planet, says Sadhna Maharaj, regional property manager at Business Partners Limited. 2018/07/25 10:00:00 PM
Tech and cultural shifts changing the face of propertyhttps://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/tech-and-cultural-shifts-changing-the-face-of-propertyTech and cultural shifts changing the face of property While the ebb and flow of economic cycles continue to exert its influence on the property market in predictable patterns, longer-lasting changes are taking place due to cultural shifts and the technological revolution that we are living through, says Stanton Naidoo, executive general manager for property and asset management services at Business Partners Limited.2018/07/25 10:00:00 PM
Eleven tips for starting and growing your own property portfoliohttps://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/eleven-tips-for-starting-and-growing-your-own-property-portfolioEleven tips for starting and growing your own property portfolioWhen the worst of a business’s start-up struggles are over, and the venture at last starts producing regular surplus income, many an entrepreneur’s gaze shifts from the shop floor to the wider environment, in search of more passive investment opportunities that can help to diversify their wealth and spread their risks. 2018/03/25 10:00:00 PM
Seven things to consider before signing a lease for business premiseshttps://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/seven-things-to-consider-before-signing-a-lease-for-business-premisesSeven things to consider before signing a lease for business premisesFor many entrepreneurs, signing a lease for their first business premises marks a seminal moment in the growth of their ventures. After months or years in the home or garage, it can seem like the first real step into the business world. It is often also one of their more substantial deals which, if they get it wrong, can cost them many tens of thousands of rands.2017/05/29 10:00:00 PM
When renting a premises makes sensehttps://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/when-renting-a-premises-makes-senseWhen renting a premises makes senseThere is a certain allure to owning your own business premises that tends to skew the decision of whether to buy or to rent in favour of ownership – security of tenure, the freedom to chop and change the structure, the growth of the value of the property, and, often, the stature that property ownership seems to add to business achievement.2017/05/29 10:00:00 PM
Ten tips for finding the right rental premises for your businesshttps://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/ten-tips-for-finding-the-right-rental-premises-for-your-businessTen tips for finding the right rental premises for your businessThe choice to rent premises remains a weighty one and the side effects of signing a lease without doing sufficient homework will be borne by the business for as long as the lease lasts, which could even mean years. 2017/03/26 10:00:00 PM
The top five reasons to buy your business premiseshttps://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/the-top-five-reasons-to-buy-your-business-premisesThe top five reasons to buy your business premisesRenting your business premises from a landlord makes a lot of sense when a business is young. Even though most entrepreneurs start out with loads of optimism, nobody really knows just how big a premises they will need or will be able to afford.2016/07/27 10:00:00 PM
Growing your property portfolio not as simple as it seemshttps://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/growing-your-property-portfolio-not-as-simple-as-it-seemsGrowing your property portfolio not as simple as it seemsIn many cases, the most straightforward property investment decision you can take is to buy the building that your business is based in. Although no property deal is risk free, at least you know the building, the area – and of course the tenant. But what if you're interested in expanding your property investment portfolio beyond the building that you occupy?2016/05/26 10:00:00 PM
Buying a propertyhttps://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/buying-a-propertyBuying a propertyThere is something about owning a property that gets the blood of business owners pumping. On the face of it, buying a business property is supposed to be a clinical decision, albeit a complex one. But Gerrie van Biljon, Business Partners Limited (BUSINESS/PARTNERS) executive director, finds that there can be deep emotional issues mixed in that can cloud judgments.2015/05/25 10:00:00 PM
In hard times, property location becomes even more importanthttps://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/in-hard-times-property-location-becomes-even-more-importantIn hard times, property location becomes even more importantThe thing about a cliché is that it always contains a kernel of truth, and no less so for the well-known refrain of "position, position, position" as the three most important factors to consider when buying property.2014/11/24 10:00:00 PM
Thinking of redeveloping? Do your calculations carefullyhttps://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/thinking-of-redeveloping-do-your-calculations-carefullyThinking of redeveloping? Do your calculations carefullyOn the face of it, an older commercial building can look like a juicy opportunity for any business person with an entrepreneurial eye and some surplus cash to invest. A lick of paint, a bit of fixing, and the tenants will be queuing up to sign long, easy leases, right?2014/11/24 10:00:00 PM
Buying a property for your businesshttps://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/buying-a-property-for-your-businessBuying a property for your businessIf you're thinking about buying commercial property, knowing the ins and outs of buying in this sector will ensure that you make a sound investment with both short and long-term rewards.2014/09/26 10:00:00 PM
Choosing the right location for your businesshttps://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/choosing-the-right-location-for-your-businessChoosing the right location for your businessYou feel the time is right to buy premises for your business and for whatever reason (you've outgrown it or it's not the right location), you want to move from your current location. A new location is a long-term commitment and can make or break the business, so it's important that you do your homework.2014/09/26 10:00:00 PM