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Don E Gilbert

With 30 years of hands-on experience in multiple facets of the property industry, the last 20 focused on retail dynamics, including retail shop leases, retail property valuation and current market rent, Don is an experienced retail leasing consultant.

  • Australian Lease & Property Consultants Pty Ltd
  • B Com/B Econ; Dip Prop Val; Cert Med & Arbit.
    (RICS accredited valuer expert and arbitrator; Firm Regulated by RICS)
  • Specialist Retail Valuer & Arbitrator
  • Accredited across Australia

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Phone: +61 1300 413 789
Phone: +61 (0)40963 4223
Address: Mitchelton, Brisbane, QLD 4053, Australia

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Roger Corbett ends as an advisor to the board of Woolworths

Australian retail veteran, Roger Corbett, who needs no introduction, has just ended his most recent…

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THE Australian Property Institute has appointed Bruce Billson as an independent non-executive director to the…

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Franchising: to franchise or be franchised

© Copyright 2016, Donald Evan Gilbert. All rights reserved. I wrote this article in 2006.…

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Reverse mortgage market comes back to life

Your house is your castle; avoid any form of debt; providing personal guarantees; directors guarantees…

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We warned against this in 2016 already

Retail insolvencies on the rise, report finds - Inside Retail Australia - 4 Mar 2019…

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Ed Harry closing down for good – Inside Retail Australia 8 Feb 2019

Three weeks after entering voluntary administration, specialty menswear retailer Ed Harry is closing down for…

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Kaufland to start operating in Australia – Inside Retail Australia – 8 Mar 2019

There is no doubt in our minds that Australian businesses have not been allowed to…

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RFG totters on the brink – Article on Inside Retail Australia 11 Mar 2019

Retail Food Group remains in danger of collapse as it tests the nerve of its…

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Wider Property Matters

Wider Property Matters: “Cladding decisions now coming out about Australian Property Development

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Intellectual Property -breach of copyright a serious matter

Intellectual Property: “Not only is breach of copyright in a general sense a serious issue,…

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Stress Testing – the metrics of residential housing sector

Don Gilbert's investigative work into residential market as he teased out reasoning and logic of…

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Is a $170.00 Aus Professional Fee (sic) “reasonable”​ to value appraise a sub-$1.0 mill residential property?

Don Gilbert is a Specialist Retail Valuer (“SRV”), a 3D Economist and an arbitrator. He…

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A property ‘bloodbath’? The worst-case scenario for the Australian market

A housing report warning of an impending property "bloodbath" where prices could fall by half…

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Don Gilbert Interviewed by Steve Austin on 612 ABC Brisbane

Click on this link to hear a discussion about how retail lease costs are killing…

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