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The Market for Retail Tenancy Leases in Australia


  • Productivity Commission


The Productivity Commission’s final inquiry report into the market for retail tenancy leases in Australia was released in August 2008. The Commission was asked to make recommendations for improving the retail tenancy market in Australia and to identify, and where practicable quantify, the likely benefits and costs of those recommendations for retail tenants, landlords, investors and the community generally. The Commission’s recommendations seek to reduce unwarranted constraints on the retail tenancy market, improve the efficiency with which it operates and provide a pathway to lowering compliance, administration and information search costs.

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  • Productivity Commission, 2008. "The Market for Retail Tenancy Leases in Australia," Inquiry Reports, Productivity Commission, Government of Australia, number 43.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:prodir:43
    Note: 322 pages

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