Author Archives: Bill Salouris

The Oriental and Occidental: Will Australian businesses be caught in the wake of the twin tragedies?

Coming close on the heels of Greece’s macro-economic woes are China’s worsening economic indicators and market sentiment. Just when the world markets were heaving a temporary sigh of relief from a possible Grexit and an economic shock-wave, the Dragon seems to not only be losing its fire power but also ailing from the flipsides of a fixed currency regime, and a shallow equity market marked by inefficiency. Continue reading

Property Investment at Your Fingertips


banner-industry-market-analysisProperty developers are at risk of investing so much money on construction projects. While incomplete, these projects do not earn anything, making them a sinkhole of funds. There will be financial risks involved, which could bring destruction to the project without it being finished. Developers should look into property investments and maximize their potential to keep constructions going with the right financial backup. One of the best real estate- focused financial facilities is the Challis Capital. Years of industry experience and top- notch investment expertise have led our financial team to provide the best solutions and insights to property developers. Our commitment to our clients can withstand any complex funding structure in the industry. Continue reading

Understanding Investment Options in Properties

investment imgInvestment property is considered to be a constructed real estate that is purchased with the intention of earning money from it. The purchase is considered to be an ROI or Return on Investment, considering that the future resale or rent of the property can help investors earn money. Investment properties are either for long- term or short- term arrangements. Apartment buildings and sky- high corporate offices are considered to be for long- term endeavors, while properties that are bought for remodeling or renovations are considered short- term investments. Investment properties are similar to the majority of investments, in which generating a profit is the goal. However, the profit comes from a profitable resale or rent income. It is recommended to be in contact with the right financial facility to maximize the value of your investment properties. Continue reading

Three Considerations in Capital Raising for Your Startup


Capital RaisingIn Australia, a lot of young entrepreneurs enter the business industry with high hopes. However, without the right amount of capital, their ideas of products and services would not be fleshed out. Capital raising is one of the beginning stages of setting up a company, and it is indeed a roller coaster ride of approvals and rejection. Raising funds for the business can be done in two ways: getting help from investors and investing your own money. As the saying goes ‘Never invest your own money’, which is why the first idea is mostly preferred. Continue reading

Private Commercial Loan

A borrower approached us through an intermediary looking to refinance a private commercial loan and release equity for a total facility of $4.5M against a hotel asset recently acquired via a mortgagee in possession.

They had previously approached several lenders with no success.


We facilitated a $4.5M facility via one of our high net worth investors for a 12-month commercial loan facility.