GET THE MOST FROM YOUR ASSETS: YOUR GUIDE TO ASSET LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT

The commercial property market is currently navigating some interesting challenges. There's the ongoing debate over work-from-home and hybrid working models, which threaten corporations' demand for office space. Construction costs continue to rise, squeezing feasibilities and development opportunities. Cap rates have softened due in part to volatile economic conditions. Additionally, unpredictable global weather patterns highlight [...]

2024 WORKPLACE TRENDS: DATA DRIVEN INSIGHTS AND REAL-WORLD VALIDATION

In the realm of "Data-driven decisions," organisations often grapple with workspace strategies. Post COVID-19 research offers crucial insights into workplace dynamics, aligning seamlessly with Redd Zebra's recent space utilisation study across several commercial CBD office locations. The PCA Office Occupancy figures for February 2023, show trends across the reported states with office occupancy rates [...]

REDD ZEBRA CELEBRATES ITS FIFTH ANNIVERSARY

With steadfast tenacity, unwavering integrity, and a commitment to authenticity, Redd Zebra proudly commemorates its fifth year of operation. Our journey has been marked by diligence, resilience, and the preservation of our core values. This milestone is not about extravagant celebrations or self-adulation; rather, it symbolizes the culmination of dedicated efforts, overcoming challenges, and the [...]

SUSTAINABILITY AND SUCCESS: MAKE GOOD PROVISIONS IN MODERN COMMERCIAL LEASES

In our previous post, we delved into the intricate world of "make good" provisions within commercial lease agreements. We explored the challenges these clauses often pose to both landlords and tenants, touching upon interpretations, financial implications, sustainability concerns, and more. As we continue our journey through the realm of commercial leasing, it's time for [...]

NAVIGATING “MAKE GOOD” IN AUSTRALIAN COMMERCIAL LEASES

Amidst the dynamic landscape of Australia's $49.15 billion commercial real estate industry, featuring over a million commercial leases managing the interactions between landlords and tenants, understanding the intricacies of the "make good" provision is pivotal. With tenants seeking to mitigate future disputes and report contingent liabilities (AASB116, AASB137, IFRS16) and landlords striving to safeguard [...]

THE THREE R’S YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN TAUGHT IN SCHOOL TO PROMOTE ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

The evolving dynamics of remote work and office-based operations have raised important questions about the existing workplace infrastructure and its compatibility with the current workforce. Redd Zebra recently consulted with prominent tenant representatives who have observed a fundamental shift in the way we work over the past two years. While corporations and governments encourage [...]

BUILDING MANAGERS HAVE TO SAVE THE PLANET

Early in 2020, as the world was entering the first stage of what was to become ongoing lockdowns, images were broadcast around the world showing pollution free skies and clearing waterways. If there was any doubt before, here was pictorial evidence that our modern way of life was having an undeniable impact on the world [...]

JUMPING INTO 2022!

Not one to shy away from a challenge; and let's face it we have all been challenged since the onset of COVID, Redd Zebra's MD Keith Merry took another leap of faith.  Keith completed his first skydive (tandem) reaching a height of approximately 4.2klm (14,000ft) in a perfectly serviceable light aircraft, before the leap [...]

CIRCULAR ECONOMY AND SUSTAINABLE STRATEGIES

Redd Zebra has always focused on sustainable efficient management of our existing buildings, this is just good commercial practice; for the environment and ROI. Our MD recently completed Circular Economy and Sustainable Strategies course to enhance our existing expertise in ESG. The challenge to "be the change you want to see in the world" [...]

DRIVE-THROUGH VACCINE HUB AT BUNNINGS

Redd Zebra were very proud to have played a small part in launching Australia’s first drive-through vaccination hub by providing the assistance to Bunnings Group Limited to enable the Victorian Government access to our former Melton store. The store’s former timber yard and nursery is now an innovative, convenient, and safe place for the local [...]

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