Restraint of trade: What to consider if you're purchasing a business

30-Jul-2019 07:00:00 Share this:

A party purchasing a business typically includes a restraint of trade provision in the contract. In consideration of the price, the purchaser requires comfort that the vendor cannot undermine the business by competing in such a way that compromises its value or goodwill. Penalties for breaching a restraint should also be considered at the time of contracting. The following case was recently before the High Court and demonstrates the issues at play. 

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Industry Update, Commercial, NAI Harcourts, Key Assets, business broking, harcourts new zealand

Office design & fit out: 3 fundamental questions you should be asking

29-Jul-2019 07:00:00 Share this:

If you are looking to relocate, refurbish or simply refit your existing offices, you'll no doubt be looking for professional help and guidance to support you through the process. There will be many questions and challenges that spring to mind, and whilst every organisation and office space is different, the fundamental questions at the outset are often the same. 

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How to choose the best location for your industrial property investment

29-Jul-2019 07:00:00 Share this:

Everyone knows that in real estate, it's about 'location, location, location', but what else? However when it comes to industrial property investments, there are many factors that come into play to make one location better than another. When you choose to purchase industrial property, you may have to decide whether to locate in the same city as your head office or move your operations to a more economically attractive city. 

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2019 - A mid-year progress report from ASB Bank

25-Jul-2019 13:02:55 Share this:

2019 is continuing the general themes of uncertainty that were with us in 2018. It's a case of some things better, some things worse, and some things just chugging along much as they were. 

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Commercial market wrap-up in Key Assets portfolio

22-Jul-2019 06:49:57 Share this:

Today NAI Harcourts launches its second NAI Harcourts Key Assets commercial portfolio for 2019, which includes a selection of properties and businesses for sale and lease from around the country.

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What does the smart city mean for our future?

06-Mar-2019 12:39:09 Share this:

Smart city - an urban area that uses different types of electronic data collection sensors to supply information which is then used to manage assets and resources efficiently. A smart city enables, empowers and advises people. It monitors the environment
for improvement and ensures choices available are visible and accessible.

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Commercial, Technology, harcourts new zealand, smart city

ASB - What to expect in 2019

06-Mar-2019 12:25:02 Share this:

Global economy - 2018 was a turbulent year for the global 1 economy, resulting in the worst year for global stock markets since the Global Financial Crisis. Four US Federal Reserve rate hikes, trade wars, uneven global growth, an increasingly fragile Chinese economy, emerging market stress, Brexit, surging and tumbling oil prices, flattening yield curves and Italian debt concerns put an end to a prolonged period of calm in global financial markets. 

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Harcourts New Zealand welcomes new GM Business Sales, NAI Harcourts North Shore

01-Nov-2018 08:10:00 Share this:

Harcourts Group Limited are delighted to announce that Jayson Hayde has been appointed to the role of General Manager, Business Sales for NAI Harcourts North Shore.

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Commercial, business broking, harcourts new zealand