Most motels in New Zealand operate by way of a lease. As you may already know, it is a rewarding and interesting lifestyle. A leasehold is the lease of the motel land and buildings and a leasee is buying motel chattels, the business goodwill, business lease and the right to operate as a motel for a set period of time.
A freehold going concern can be a versatile option, offering much potential for future expansion. A Freehold property is one in which the motel land and buildings are sold along with the business as a going concern, the business goodwill and motel chattels.
Motels offer an excellent commercial investment. A Investment property is one in which the land and buildings are leased to another party and income generated from the motel lease. There is no operational involvement in the motel