How to Build a Successful Commercial Property Portfolio Weekend Workshop

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The Wesley Conference Venue

81-103 Euston St



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Many residential property investors see the attraction of diversifying into commercial property but don’t really know where to start. Commercial property is completely different to residential property and this workshop will show you how to get started and, on your way, to building your commercial property portfolio.

Workshop Agenda

  • How to Exploit the Key Advantages Offered by Commercial Property

    • How commercial property offers more to investors than residential property.

    • Where the growth areas will be over the next few years.

    • What property types to focus on and what to avoid.

    • How to devise the right commercial property investment strategy that’s right for you

    • (Participants will leave with their own tailored plan in place)

    How to Setup Your Commercial Property Deal Sourcing Machine?

    I share my step-by-step system for sourcing commercial property deals:

    • How to source off-market deals direct from the vendor;

    • How to source commercial property deals from Commercial Agents

    • How to work with Finders to source commercial property deals

    • Which websites to use and how best to use them to source deals

    • How to use ‘Virtual Assistants’ to automate your deal sourcing process

    How to Crunch the Numbers and Evaluate Commercial Deals?

    I share my mythology for:

    • Evaluating of empty commercial sites;

    • Evaluating of tenant occupied commercial sites;

    • Assessing Commercials sites with development potential.

    • My Five step simple process to quickly assess the numbers on any commercial property deal

    How to Win At Commercial Property Auctions?

    • How to quickly spot opportunities in a 200-page auction catalogue;

    • What to look for on an auction viewing;

    • Ten-point checklist to make sure you properly assess the legal pack;

    • How to set your maximum bid price;

    • How and when you should make pre-auction offer;

    • Getting your finances in place;

    • Avoiding 10 common mistakes investors frequently make buying at auction.

    How to Finance Your Commercial Property Portfolio?

    • How to leverage your existing buy-to-let portfolio

    • How to raise commercial finance (and how it’s different from raising buy-to-let loans).

    • Private investors and clever usage of bridging finance

    • Setting up the right company structures to ‘tax optimise’ your commercial investments

    How to Find & Select the Right Tenant for your Commercial Property?

    • How to attract blue-chip tenants to your vacant retail unit;

    • How to reference a commercial tenant;

    • What to look for in their company accounts;

    • Which commercial tenants to avoid and why.

    • How to secure a commercial tenant BEFORE you buy the property

    How to Deploy Your Pension Funds In Commercial Property?

    • SIPPs and SASSs;

    • Effective strategies for investing your pension fund;

    How to Profit from Permitted Development & Alternative Uses?

    • Permitted development opportunities for retail, office and warehouse property;

    • How to quickly spot potential alternative uses;

    • How to accurately assess GDV (Gross Development Value) and conversion costs

    How to Profit from High Street Shops?

    • Understand why high street stores are failing and where the opportunity is;

    • Five golden rules for finding great deals on the high street;

    • Five high street strategies which you can rinse and repeat;

    • Plenty of real-life examples

    How to Profit from the Office and Serviced Office Market?

    • Which office buildings to buy and which to avoid;

    • How to attract the best tenants for your office;

    • What the office market wants and how to refurbish accordingly;

    • How to leverage your HMO skills by setting up a serviced office business (the workshop itself is held in our own serviced office building).

    • (The workshop takes place in our own serviced office building – a real life case study)

    Essential Commercial Property Law & Tax:

    • What goes in a commercial lease;

    • Rent collection & Landlord rights;

    • Service Charges

    • Dilapidations;

    • Rent review process;

    • Lease renewals;

    • Bringing a tenancy to an end (for non-payment or breach)

    • VAT. How VAT can be a minefield and an opportunity;

    • Capital Allowances.

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