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Bustling with business potential: Cascade Gardens, Cairns

by Glenda Threlfall, MR owner and operator, Cascade Gardens 26th May, 2017

Coming from country Victoria, we had never heard of ‘management rights’ until we were on the Gold Coast for a holiday about a decade ago.    After exploring our options, management [...]

Manager Spotlight: Baywatch Coolum and Northwind Mooloolaba

by Accom Properties 26th May, 2017

Meet the new managers that were featured recently in Resort News: Monica, Gene, Tom and Nan.    Baywatch Coolum   Resort Brokers welcomes Monica and Gene into their new roles as [...]

The demands of motel management

by Andrew Morgan 26th May, 2017

The demand from the accommodation industry for managers ebbs and flows: three years ago demand was very strong, then dropped off for a while but there was a resurgence in 2017.   How the industry is [...]

Deal killers: have we beaten the fatal five

by Mike Phipps, Resort News Contributor 09th May, 2017

Back in 2011, I wrote about experiences we were having that resulted in transactions not proceeding. We identified what we referred to as the Fatal Five and introduced the article at the time with the following [...]

Thinking of buying a management & letting rights business?

by Jonathan Hanaghan, Resort News Contributor 09th May, 2017

This article is aimed at first-time buyers entering the industry. I will now go through a basic staged plan to assist with the process. This list is by no means exhaustive but a general guide. Some of you may [...]

Sailport Apartments Mooloolaba

by Accom Properties 09th May, 2017

Congratulations on the management rights purchase of Sailport Apartments Mooloolaba!   Vince and Lee-Ann McBride, managers for the Sailport Management P/L group have relocated from New Zealand with [...]

Another young female entrepreneur shakes up management rights

29th March, 2017

Nicky Griffiths is the new management rights owner of Catalina Resort, one of the Sunshine Coast’s finest family resorts, located on the beautiful shores of Maroochydore beach.   She brings an [...]

Kewarra Beach Resort Cairns: a unique sense of place

29th March, 2017

North Queensland’s very special holiday accommodation, Kewarra Beach Resort and Spa is both exclusive, and distinct.

The sky is the limit

29th March, 2017

Far North Queensland’s tourism industry is in the best shape it has been for many years.   Visitor arrivals – both domestic and international – are surging, assisted greatly by the [...]

Tips for selling management rights

by John Mahoney 29th March, 2017

As I have said in previous Resort News articles, and at the risk of stating what to many might seem obvious, the most important piece of advice I can give potential sellers of a management rights business is to [...]