Deal Breakers

Securing finance is one of the biggest and most important stages in the project lifecycle. And, it can be an extremely time consuming process, depending on the size and complexity of the project. But, it’s also one area that tends to be the least understood, and not given its due preparation, which can lead to negotiation breakdown.

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Mark Trayner
1 July GST Changes

Disclaimer: GST is possibly the most boring topic known to man. We did our best to make this update bearable. We don't think we succeeded. However, it's none the less important to understand what is happening as it effects just about everyone operating in the property sector.

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Mark Trayner
Budget in Review

STAC Capital had the pleasure of attending both Westpac’s & NAB’s Budget presentation last week. General consensus appears to be that the 2018 Federal Budget is very much a pre-election budget with nothing too exciting to write home about! But in any case, here’s our review.

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Mark Trayner
All signs are pointing to credit tightening.  

The Royal Commission is in full swing. The effect on the banks is not just scaremongering – down in the trenches, we’re very much seeing significant tightening by the banks, both in commercial lending as well as in home lending. Mark Trayner outlines the changes and their implications.

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Mark Trayner
There's no "I" in Property Development Team

Think that you can run a property development by yourself, in a simple logical order? Forget about it. The best developers leverage a strong team that works in harmony to achieve outstanding results thanks to well planned strategy. Here's some key pointers from us.

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