News & Thoughts

Thoughts on the Real Estate market and beyond.

Marketing

09 May 2022

Marketing is an interesting (and confusing) topic. There are people who believe (as certain politicians do) that throwing money at something will result in action. Just as those politicians are deluded, so are those who believe marketing is just about spending money. Illustrating… Read More

Going green - Lunn Ave Refurbishment Recycling

28 February 2022

This refurbishment included the removal of a well constructed , but not permitted , mezzanine. Rather than just send it all to landfill, we engaged the services of  a specialist deconstructor. See their report here for details of how much of the materials they were able to re-use.… Read More

Going green or virtue signalling?

28 February 2022

Expedio has just placed our first order for a solar panel installation. Perhaps we could be accused of being a little slow in demonstrating our green credentials. However, we have been known to be a little cynical at times of some of the virtue signalling that goes on around… Read More

This CEO pays new employees $5,000 to quit

07 January 2022

This Article is from Fast Company and the original is here  This CEO pays new employees $5,000 to quit It might seem counterintuitive,… Read More

Every Child Should Learn About These 50 Cognitive Biases

07 January 2022

This Article is from Inc.com and the original is here  Elon Musk Thinks Every Child Should Learn About These 50 Cognitive Biases Would the world be more… Read More

It's the Festive Season

01 December 2021

For some it may be. But for many the season won’t be very festive at all. Most of those we interact with on a daily basis are involved in commerce. And in those interactions we hear stories of some of the disruptions and hardships which have arisen over the past year. Whilst… Read More

State of the Industry

01 December 2021

What a difference a few weeks can make!  For some time every agent we spoke with was bereft of properties to sell. Then within a few weeks there are so many opportunities it is almost overwhelming. At Expedio we are currently transacting more deals than ever before. But the plethora… Read More

Missing in Action

01 December 2021

One of the frustrations which comes when buying industrial property is the amount of work that has to be needlessly done after settlement of a purchase. We find ourselves constantly running around trying to compile information on a property, which should really be handed over in… Read More

Time to Pivot

01 December 2021

After many years of producing a monthly newsletter incorporating our thoughts on the state of the industry, the state of the marketplace, the origins of the Milky Way, and more, it has come time for us to pivot. Just as many in different industries have taken the impact of this… Read More

A place for sleuths

01 November 2021

Over the last month we have seen a dramatic shift in available stock. From a position where the cupboard of available stock was almost bare, to a flood of opportunities on the market. With many of those opportunities being sold by auction, it means that buyers must be selective… Read More

How sustainable can we be?

01 October 2021

It is a question that we often address.  What can we in the industrial property segment do in order to be more friendly to the planet? Whilst it is not a reason for inactivity (on the part of the landlord); greater environmental impact, or sustainability, is made by how… Read More

Call the Ghostbusters

01 October 2021

We have all experienced the ghostly phenomenon. A vendor signs an agency agreement, and says” Bring me an offer”. The agent brings an offer. Then there is no response from the vendor. Tomorrow, or the next day. Or the day after that. Calls are not answered, emails not responded… Read More