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Bedding has a limit

by Andrew Morgan 15th March, 2019

Everyone you speak to has a horror story at some time in their life about a motel bed they slept on that was the worst bed they ever had to endure. They had no sleep that night and will never forget it… [...]

Diamond Cove Resort, Mermaid Beach

by Trish Riley - Editor Resort News 20th February, 2019

The Think Management Rights team would like to congratulate Brad Jian Qiao on the purchase of the management rights business to Diamond Cove Resort, Mermaid Beach.   With a degree in finance and acco [...]

Brisbane property: catching the eye of savvy investors

by Trish Riley - Editor Resort News 08th February, 2019

With Australian property markets in flux, it’s hard to find certainty or for that matter industry expert consensus, on whether the market is likely to strengthen or weaken. The overriding opinion on Queen [...]

Be prepared well in advance…

by John Mahoney - Mahoneys 29th January, 2019

In previous articles on the sale of management rights businesses I have focussed on the importance of preparing for your sale well in advance.   Not a lot has changed. It is still the case that before [...]

Is now the time to sell?

by Warren Oliver - MR Sales 14th January, 2019

All vendors at some time in their career decide to sell their management rights. When is the right time? Are there buyers looking? Are the financiers active? What is the market going to do?   We are asked [...]

Property market sizzles on the Sunshine Coast

by Trish Riley - Editor Resort News 14th December, 2018

Experts are hailing Queensland’s Sunshine Coast as the hottest place in the nation to invest in property right now.   Underpinned by record low interest rates, a lack of housing and tight rental [...]

Why we will never achieve value certainty

by Peter Spranklin - Spranklin Legal 13th December, 2018

An endless challenge for the legal profession is to deliver ‘certainty’ for a client. As somebody who spent time working in an accountant’s office prior to undertaking a legal career, I have [...]

Financing management rights: pick your team wisely

by Nick Smith - Red 10 Finance 22nd November, 2018

Borrowing money to purchase a management rights for sale has always been available from the bank’s, however, with the current Royal Commission into Banking and the QCAT ‘Gallery Vie’ decision, it [...]

Location, location, location

by Andrew Morgan - Qld Tourism & Hospitality Brokers 22nd November, 2018

Question: What is the best location for a motel? Inland, coastal, north, south?   Answer: All of the above.   Question: What is the best position for a motel? Highway, CBD, suburbs, beachf [...]

Property Spotlight - Northern Queensland

by Trish Riley - Resort News Editor 22nd November, 2018

In September 2015 the property spotlight on northern Queensland noted that “the Cairns area is a smouldering hotspot awaiting the catalyst that will fully ignite the area to its full potential.” Three [...]