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Management rights finance

by Steve Burton, Principal, PCS Finance 12th November, 2017

Management Rights Finance Financing management rights purchases get harder and more complex each day.   A buyer needs to realise that the banks have a range of different policies and different [...]

Accounting and taxation aspects of financing management rights

by David Jackson, Hospitality & Strata 12th November, 2017

Financing costs are a significant expense in the operations of a management rights business so it is important they are structured correctly to maximise the potential taxation benefits.    Here are [...]

Ocean Reach family finds what it was looking for!

by Mandy Clarke, Resort News Reporter 12th November, 2017

Ocean Reach is a stunning, waterfront, 100-unit, apartment complex on one of the Sunshine Coast’s most prestigious locales, Kawana Island.   The property has unmatched resort-style facilities and [...]

The worldwide war on bed bugs

by Lauren Butler, Junior Journalist 29th October, 2017

When kids hear ‘don’t let the bed bugs bite’ as their parents turn out the lights, I hardly believe their minds turn to small parasitic insects that feast on human blood but - with reports that [...]

The figures every accom manager needs to guide their business strategy

by JP Robertson, AMG reporter 29th October, 2017

Three high-performing markets (alongside Sydney) that are often overlooked in yearly forecasts: Tropical North Queensland, the Gold Coast and the nation's capital Canberra.    This is [...]

How secure are the Gold Coast games?

by Graham Vercoe, Resort News Reporter 15th October, 2017

The face of terrorism has changed dramatically as Islamic State forces confront defeat in Iran, Syria and Afghanistan. IS is increasingly shifting its focus towards ‘soft’ targets involving high [...]

Wily Irish Mammy versus bed bugs

03rd October, 2017

“Lie down with dogs and you’ll rise with fleas,” that’s what Mammy likes to say when she spots the grubby mark of a bed bug!   The invasion of these dreaded critters is a problem [...]

It’s getting hot in here so fix the air conditioning

by Accom Properties 17th September, 2017

An oh too familiar phone call received by the front desk of any accommodation provider is undoubtedly one that has been provoked by an unruly air conditioning remote. (Or, more likely, a guest’s inability to [...]

Changing PMS: everything you need to know

by Accom Properties 13th September, 2017

With 84.1 percent of Australian accommodation establishments using property management systems as part of their business operation in 2015-6, according to data collected by Australian Bureau of Statistics, many of [...]

What is the value of a website?

by Accom Properties 06th September, 2017

Buying or selling an accommodation business today invariably includes a website. It does not really matter whether you are the seller or buyer because either party has to establish a dollar value as it is an [...]