'Still undervalued': Why the regional pub boom might just be getting started

Jack Needham
By Jack Needham
Updated November 26 2021 - 2:01am, first published November 25 2021 - 10:30pm
Paddy Coughlan behind the bar at Five Islands Hotel, the pub he bought for $20 million as CEO of an investment group earlier this year. Picture: Robert Peet

From inland areas like Armidale and Dubbo to tourism hotspots on the coastline, regional pubs have been changing hands at an "unprecedented" rate during the pandemic, with some assets undergoing dramatic transformations to match the expectations of gentrifying communities.

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Jack Needham

Jack Needham

Property News Editor

Jack has been writing about real estate since 2015, covering residential and commercial property markets throughout Australia for the likes of Smart Property Investment and Domain. He has also spent time in the United States researching real estate trends, with a focus on housing affordability issues, for the California Association of Realtors.

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