Domain Leasing

Whats is Domain Leasing?

Like a car lease, domain leasing gives you the right to temporarily use a domain over a specified time period, generally one to five years, while making regular monthly lease payments to the registrant of the domain (or their acting agent).

All our domain leases afford the lessee the option to purchase the domain name for a pre-agreed price, usually any time after year one of the lease agreement.

Domain leasing allows the lessee access to high-value domain names without the substantial upfront costs of a normal purchase.

As time goes by the availability of a domain that is related to its target market becomes rarer and rarer, the end result being that the value of the domain increases over a period of time.

When we initially became involved within the web hosting, design and domain business we took the view that the value of domains would increase over time. We, therefore, invested over the last 20 years or so, in effect the same as a speculative landlord would,  by registering and maintaining hundreds of keyword rich domains. Over time many of those domains have been leased to our clients, some of whom have been leasing them now for many years, some leased them initially, ‘proved their business concept’ and have subsequently taken advantage of the ability to purchase the domain from us during the lease period.

It turns out that we weren’t wrong, domains have sold over the years for vast sums. In 2010 the domain sold for USD$49.7 Million Dollars and more recently, in 2015, the domain sold for USD$17million(*)

Despite not quite achieving the title of selling a ‘million-dollar domain’ our speculative domain investments have proved relatively fruitful, both for ourselves as investors and for our clients who have benefited from the ability to operate them as a web front end for their own business.

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Why is Domain Leasing Beneficial?

  • You get to the top almost instantly; keyword rich domains have a much better chance of first page Google and Bing organic search engine results when compared against non-key word rich domains;
  • You spend less money up front on the domain, allowing funding to be spent on building the product or service and marketing it;
  • We work with you to agree on a fair purchase price for the domain in the future, allowing your idea to be built and proven before committing to the capital purchase costs; and
  • Lease rentals costs may be offset against tax.

Potential Visitor Growth

If you’re looking to hit the ground running to maximise your sales revenue, brand credibility and hence profits, domain leasing can make available to you domains for an exclusive period of time that may not otherwise have been available.

It will more than likely be the case that you do not have the budget available to purchase a domain, or that it is not available to purchase, that’s where we come along. We have full control and ownership of hundreds of domains, with many hundreds already out on lease, we also have many contacts that have control of other domains that may be available to lease through us.

Domain Leasing

Domain Leasing can be on flexible lease terms with or without automatic renewal options, once you have entered into a lease agreement we can point the domain nameserver records to your own webspace or we can supply you with the web hosting you need to operate your domain. We can even arrange for a website to be designed and built with bespoke database programming to be written if required, search engine optimisation, social networking and other marketing services.

Hit the ground running to maximise your revenue, brand credibility and hence profits, lease the right domain now.

Please give us a shout via our online contact form to find out if we have an appropriate domain available for leasing or, if you are a domain owner looking to return a regular income on your investment drop us a line, we may be able to assist you in leasing or selling your domain.

Pre Market Release Notice
The ‘Empire Restaurant’ Domain Portfolio

Our Empire Restaurant domain portfolio is to be to the released to the general market on the 1st April 2019.
Following the acquisition of our client’s business in September 2018 the acquiring business is now progressing with the integration of their two brands.

The portfolio includes the domains: –

All domains were registered in December 2009 by us, excellent current top of the first page organic results with a detailed google analytics account.
This is an outstanding opportunity, these will go quick.
We can assist with the build of a new website for the new lessee/owners of these domains, contact us for further details.


The FoneSaver Domain Portfolio has been recently released to the market and is now available for immediate lease/sale. The portfolio comprises three domains

These domains are ideal keyword rich domains for a start-up or existing mobile phone or home phone related business looking to expand their business onto the World Wide Web.

Registered in January 2000, both and were complimented in April 2018 with the addition of the domain  to the portfolio.

This domain portfolio is available for lease/purchase as a package, they will not be leased/sold separately.

FoneSaver Domain Portfolio

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