Hidden Leasing Costs – May 2022

It is interesting to note that after salaries, the second highest business cost are the rental costs for leasing a premises. In many cases the total cost of occupancy over the term of a proposed lease, is not fully understood, or calculated.

Various additional costs such as outgoings, parking, fitout costs and make good, together with leasing incentives, are not factored into the decision making and evaluation process. Accurate budgeting will reduce risk, and save time and money.


The most appropriate financial analysis to use when considering leasing a property is to establish and compare 'whole of lease' term costs.

If you are thinking of moving, then now is a great time to plan the move, to ensure the best outcome for your business, money and reducing risk in the process. This will give you peace of mind, and the confidence to make an informed decision.