The Melbourne vs Sydney rivalry is as old as time. Each fan-base is passionate and vocal- Sydney fans rave about the sunshine, while Melbourne lovers obsess over their city’s coffee. Melbournians list their large number of sporting options, while Sydneysiders offer up a list of beaches that span the coast. You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t have an opinion about which city is the country’s best.
We can finally put this fight to rest by declaring that Melbourne is Australia’s best business city. Five of the Top 10 Australian companies call Melbourne home and we know why. Melbourne is:
Good governance and notably, lower property prices have created a mass amount of opportunities in this world-class city. Commercial and Residential Property Prices also have the same flow on effect – better living standards – and it creates amazing opportunities for SME businesses.
Above all, we believe in this so much that we’ve launched our second Australian Tenant CS office, in Melbourne!
"With a bigger economy than Hong Kong and Singapore, and an increasing appetite from national and international companies to be represented by a local representative, having an office in Melbourne was the natural growth for my business" said Tim Green, Managing Director at Tenant CS
Tenant CS are not the first to think of Melbourne. For example, Toyota went one step further by relocating its Australian headquarters from Sydney to Melbourne in 2014. Additionally, in 2018, major retailer David Jones made the same relocation, to reportedly “save the group about $10 million a year”.
Other major international businesses with headquarters in Melbourne include:
It’s easy to see why! Melbourne’s better business opportunities relate back to its lower – than Sydney – property prices (both residential and commercial), here’s how:
Tenant CS are a Commercial Tenant Representative business who are independent from all major real estate agencies. We are Commercial Property Negotiation Specialists who assist tenants renegotiate with their current Landlord or source & relocate to a more suitable workspace – whether Co-working, Industrial, Warehouse, Office or Retail. Most importantly, by staying independent, our advice and ability to negotiate is unbiased and client focused – we only represent tenants.
While our team has operated throughout Asia and Australia for the last 8 years, by opening an office in Melbourne’s CBD we’ve improved direct access to southern-based Landlords – ensuring better leasing outcomes for tenants.
Matthew is heading up the Melbourne Office. He is a highly skilled lease negotiator, with over fifteen years’ experience in commercial real estate.
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