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2020 Tier 2 Build Metrics
Newpoint Advisory advocates delivery risk mitigation through detailed financial analysis of third party builders. Here we provide key benchmarks for comparing Tier 2 builders.
Are Statutory Declarations Red Tape?
In this article we look at the longstanding practise of development lenders accepting Statutory Declarations as evidence that project creditors are being paid.
Distressed Development Site: Minimising Receivership Costs
This article investigates practical opportunities to lower the costs of a receivership for distressed property assets.
Distressed Development Site: To complete or not to complete?
Key lessons from our experiences on maximising value and understanding stakeholder impact with distressed property assets, particularly when related to partially completed development sites.
Distressed Development Site: Debt Trade or Market Sale?
Debt trading is a powerful tool to obtain a fast outcome and to maximise loan recovery with distressed development sites. But it is less active in Australia.
Builder Financial Reviews
There is a slowdown in housing construction leading to a weak forward work and many builders are struggling. Developers and lenders should assess builders capacity carefully.
Avoiding Murphy’s law when managing development loans
In this article we discuss development loans. They are often the riskiest commercial property loans, but can produce attractive returns.
Residential build quality and the impact on buyers, developers and builders
High rise residential construction has become the norm for many cities in the world, but for Australia this is somewhat new. With anything new there are normally teething issues.
Builder tier system
This article provides insights and suggestions to improve a very useful way of differentiating between groupings of builder tier capability within the construction industry.
A superficial analysis of pre-sales – Part 2
This is Part 2 of a 2-part series on pre-sales. In this part we take a closer look at pre-sales risks and discuss ways that they could be mitigated.
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