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The Retail Index 1Q 2016/asia-pacific/en-gb/research/765/the-retail-index-1q-2016The Retail Index 1Q 2016F&B a key driver of demand
The Office Index 1Q 2016/asia-pacific/en-gb/research/766/the-office-index-1q-2016The Office Index 1Q 2016Growth in Asia Pacific leasing volumes slows but remains healthy
Asia Pacific Property Digest 1Q 2016/asia-pacific/en-gb/research/767/asia-pacific-property-digest-1q-2016Asia Pacific Property Digest 1Q 2016​Still on track despite volatile start to the year​
JLL National Residential Report – April 2016/australia/en-au/research/342/jll-national-residential-report-april-2016JLL National Residential Report – April 2016Across the combined national capital cities in the year to March 2016, median dwelling prices continued to rise in most cities, with the exceptions of Perth houses, and apartments in Darwin and Melbourne.
GDP 4Q15: More business investment needed/australia/en-au/research/340/gdp-4q15-more-business-investment-neededGDP 4Q15: More business investment neededThe latest GDP figures send a number of mixed signals about the national economy, showing there are some challenges to overcome.

 Residential Brisbane

 

 

JLL Brisbane Residential Market Report April 2016/australia/en-au/research/344/jll-brisbane-residential-market-report-april-2016JLL Brisbane Residential Market Report April 2016Brisbane house price growth continues at a steady pace, with a median house price of $495,200 at the end of March. The median price has grown 0.3% q-q to March, 4.9% y-y.
Residential Commentary - Brisbane Apartment Market February 2016/australia/en-au/research/336/brisbane-apartment-market-indicators-february-2016Residential Commentary - Brisbane Apartment Market February 2016Approximately 21,045 apartments are either under construction or being marketed and are expected to complete during 2016-2020 within Inner Brisbane.
QLD Residential Market Report February 2016/australia/en-au/research/323/jll-qld-residential-market-report-february-2016QLD Residential Market Report February 2016Outside of the metropolitan area, median house price growth in the year to November (CoreLogic) was most evident in the Gold Coast, averaging $626,000, up 6.9%.
Brisbane Residential Market Report February 2016/australia/en-au/research/324/jll-brisbane-residential-market-report-february-2016Brisbane Residential Market Report February 2016Brisbane recorded a fall in median house prices (-0.5%) in January to $510,000 down from the record figure of $512,500 for December, but still up 2.6% y-y. The Brisbane median apartment price was $392,200, up 1.0% in January, 4.5% y-y.
Brisbane Apartment Market Indicators - October 2015/australia/en-au/research/281/brisbane-apartment-market-indicators-october-2015Brisbane Apartment Market Indicators - October 2015The Brisbane apartment market has continued to flourish on the back of strong investor demand from both interstate and foreign investors.

 Office

 

 

Assessing the long-term potential of Macquarie Park/australia/en-au/research/333/assessing-the-long-term-potential-of-macquarie-parkAssessing the long-term potential of Macquarie ParkNew development activity has resulted in the Macquarie Park office market increasing from 135,800 sqm in 2000 to 723,500 sqm in 2015.
Australian Office Investment Review and Outlook 2016/australia/en-au/research/330/australian-office-investment-review-and-outlook-2016Australian Office Investment Review and Outlook 2016Returns generated by office assets in 2015 were significantly above the historical benchmark, but investors are now accepting that returns for core real estate will be between 6.50% - 7.50%.
Record leasing activity in the Melbourne CBD office market/australia/en-au/research/271/australia-record-leasing-activity-in-the-melbourne-cbd-office-market-june-2015Record leasing activity in the Melbourne CBD office marketThe recovery in the Melbourne CBD office leasing started in 2014 and the momentum in leasing enquiry gathered pace in 2015. We have recorded 102,000 sqm of net absorption over the 12 months to March 2015.
The Case for the CBD Perth Office market – the investment proposition/australia/en-au/research/276/the-case-for-the-cbd-perth-office-marketThe Case for the CBD Perth Office market – the investment proposition
Australian Office Investment Review and Outlook 2015/australia/en-au/research/265/office-investment-review-2015Australian Office Investment Review and Outlook 2015Transaction volumes reached an all-time record high in 2014; reaching $17.1 billion. Strong investment activity was recorded in the Sydney and Melbourne CBDs, with yields moving below 6.00% in these two markets.

 Retail

 

 

Australian Shopping Centre Investment Review and Outlook 2016/australia/en-au/research/329/australian-shopping-centre-investment-review-and-outlook-2016Australian Shopping Centre Investment Review and Outlook 2016Retail investment volumes reached record levels during 2015 (AUD 8.4 billion). Sub-regional and neighbourhood shopping centre transactions once again drove overall volumes and a series of major CBD retail transactions also boosted activity.
Retail Centre Managers’ Survey 2015/australia/en-au/research/277/retailsurvey2015Retail Centre Managers’ Survey 2015Optimistic outlook despite softening sentiment from Centre Managers - Centre managers remain positive about the trading prospects of their retail centres, despite a weaker outlook.
Australian Shopping Centre Investment Review and Outlook 2015/australia/en-au/research/259/australian-shopping-centre-investment-review-outlook-2015Australian Shopping Centre Investment Review and Outlook 2015​​JLL's annual Australian Shopping Centre Investment Review and Outlook provides a comprehensive analysis of the Australian retail investment market dynamics.
Retail Centre Managers’ Survey - March 2016/australia/en-au/research/332/retail-centre-managers-survey-march-2016Retail Centre Managers’ Survey - March 2016Improved specialty rental growth in both neighbourhood and sub-regional centres was a highlight in the second half of 2015 across the JLL managed portfolio of centres.
Retail Centre Managers' Survey August 2014/australia/en-au/research/224/retail-centre-manager-survey-august-2014Retail Centre Managers' Survey August 2014The overall sentiment of centre managers has improved with 56% of centre managers now expecting some turnover growth in the year ahead, up from 51% in February.

 Corporate and occupiers

 

 

Corporate Real Estate at a Crossroads: Cost vs Value. Australian Corporate Real Estate Trends 2013/australia/en-au/research/145/corporate-real-estate-at-a-crossroads-cost-vs-value-australian-corporate-real-estate-trends-2013Corporate Real Estate at a Crossroads: Cost vs Value. Australian Corporate Real Estate Trends 2013
Maximising Capex Spend to Impact Hotel Value/australia/en-au/research/234/maximising-capex-spend-to-impact-hotel-valueMaximising Capex Spend to Impact Hotel ValueWith tight capital expenditure budgets now par for the course for many hotel operators and owners, a strategic approach is needed to ensure investment is maximised to positively impact on both operational performance and capital value.
ABW - Application to Commonwealth Government/australia/en-au/research/232/abw-application-to-commonwealth-governmentABW - Application to Commonwealth Government The benefits of ABW in the private sector have been well documented including at a real estate level, improved utilisation, better cost efficiency and flexibility to grow and contract without expensive reconfigerations.
Campus Planning in Australian Universities/australia/en-au/research/226/campus-planning-in-australian-universitiesCampus Planning in Australian UniversitiesEffective planning at Universities is more important than ever before. The critical decisions campus planners make today will affect their institution for many years to come.
The Legal Sector Workplace: Change is Coming?/australia/en-au/research/237/the-legal-sector-workplaceThe Legal Sector Workplace: Change is Coming?In this paper, JLL considers the options law firms have available to them to drive efficiency in their real estate portfolio as well as productivity of their people and organisation.

 Hotels

 

 

Hotel Destinations Asia Pacific – March 2016/asia-pacific/en-gb/research/754/hotel-destinations-asia-pacific–march-2016Hotel Destinations Asia Pacific – March 2016Providing a snapshot of notable hotel trends, recent transactions, upcoming new projects for Asia Pacific’s key gateway cities & tourism destinations.
Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Highlights H2 2015/asia-pacific/en-gb/research/737/asia-pacific-hotel-investment-highlights-h2-2015Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Highlights H2 2015Strong finish achieves annual volume of over $9 billion
Hotel Investment Outlook 2016 - Strength in Unity/asia-pacific/en-gb/research/749/hotel-investment-outlook-2016Hotel Investment Outlook 2016 - Strength in UnityHotel deal volumes rocketed 50% to $85 billion in 2015, boosted by a record proportion of cross-border capital and single asset transactions.
Hotel Investment Highlights H1 2015/australia/en-au/research/284/jll-hih-october-2015Hotel Investment Highlights H1 2015Trophy asset sales encourage yet another record year.
Hotel Investor Sentiment Survey - December 2015/asia-pacific/en-gb/research/731/hotel-investor-sentiment-survey-15Hotel Investor Sentiment Survey - December 2015Australasia continues to attract the highest proportion of capital inflows with cross border investors. Download our recent survey findings to find out about how this compares with the rest of the region

 Industrial

 

 

Keep Your Cool /australia/en-au/research/253/australia-jll-industrial-keep-your-coolKeep Your Cool This report explores the key investment influences that make refrigerated logistics and distribution properties appealing to investors at this point in the market cycle.
Data Centric CRE: A competitive imperative/australia/en-au/research/227/data-centric-creData Centric CRE: A competitive imperativeIn this report, we link CRE teams’ ability to drive competitive business advantage to the effective creation, management and use of data.
Advance: The year of the push-pull market - April 2014/australia/en-au/research/213/advance-the-year-of-the-push-pull-market-april-2014Advance: The year of the push-pull market - April 2014In 2014 real estate markets are impacted by divergent and sometimes contradictory forces. That is why we describe 2014 as ‘The year of the push-pull market.’
Industrial Investment Market Review and Outlook - Australia, March 2014/australia/en-au/research/212/industrial-investment-market-review-and-outlook-2014Industrial Investment Market Review and Outlook - Australia, March 20142013 was a momentous year for industrial investment activity. Transaction activity gathered pace during the final quarter, resulting in the second highest year of industrial transactions on record.
Economic Update September 2013/australia/en-au/research/155/pulse-economic-update-september-2013Economic Update September 2013

 Residential

 

 

JLL National Residential Report – April 2016/australia/en-au/research/342/jll-national-residential-report-april-2016JLL National Residential Report – April 2016Across the combined national capital cities in the year to March 2016, median dwelling prices continued to rise in most cities, with the exceptions of Perth houses, and apartments in Darwin and Melbourne.
JLL Sydney Residential Market Report April 2016/australia/en-au/research/347/jll-sydney-residential-market-report-april-2016JLL Sydney Residential Market Report April 2016Sydney house price growth has eased after three strong years, with a house median price of $805,000 at the end of March. The median price has grown 2.3% q-q to March, 7.5% y-y.
JLL Adelaide Residential Market Report April 2016/australia/en-au/research/343/jll-adelaide-residential-market-report-april-2016JLL Adelaide Residential Market Report April 2016Metropolitan Adelaide median house prices continue to grow at a slow but steady pace, with a median house price of $443,500 at the end of March. The median price has grown 2.2% q-q to March, 3.3% y-y.
JLL Brisbane Residential Market Report April 2016/australia/en-au/research/344/jll-brisbane-residential-market-report-april-2016JLL Brisbane Residential Market Report April 2016Brisbane house price growth continues at a steady pace, with a median house price of $495,200 at the end of March. The median price has grown 0.3% q-q to March, 4.9% y-y.
JLL Melbourne Residential Market Report April 2016/australia/en-au/research/345/jll-melbourne-residential-market-report-april-2016JLL Melbourne Residential Market Report April 2016Melbourne house price growth continues to be strong, with a median house price of $610,000 at the end of March. The median price has grown 2.5% q-q to March, 10.7% y-y.

 Residential Adelaide

 

 

JLL Adelaide Residential Market Report April 2016/australia/en-au/research/343/jll-adelaide-residential-market-report-april-2016JLL Adelaide Residential Market Report April 2016Metropolitan Adelaide median house prices continue to grow at a slow but steady pace, with a median house price of $443,500 at the end of March. The median price has grown 2.2% q-q to March, 3.3% y-y.
Residential Commentary - Adelaide Apartment Market March 2016/australia/en-au/research/335/adelaide-apartment-market-march-2016Residential Commentary - Adelaide Apartment Market March 2016The Adelaide apartment market is undergoing considerable growth, particularly in the CBD where around 350 apartments completed in 2015 and a further 1,350 apartments are expected to complete over the two years to December 2017.
SA Residential Market Report February 2016/australia/en-au/research/321/jll-sa-residential-market-report-february-2016SA Residential Market Report February 2016Growth in regional areas has been less affected by the impending closure of the car industry, but nevertheless price rises have been modest except for the Eyre region.
Adelaide Residential Market Report February 2016/australia/en-au/research/322/jll-adelaide-residential-market-report-february-2016Adelaide Residential Market Report February 2016The auction clearance rate was 59.5% for the past month, though this includes the slower holiday period of January; the clearance rate was a strong 81.4% last week (preliminary as at 14 February) on 87 auctions.
Adelaide Apartment Market Indicators - December 2015/australia/en-au/research/289/adelaide-apartment-market-indicators-december-2015Adelaide Apartment Market Indicators - December 2015The Adelaide apartment market is undergoing considerable growth, both in the CBD, inner suburbs and hot spots such as St Clair.

 Residential Perth

 

 

JLL Perth Residential Market Report April 2016/australia/en-au/research/346/jll-perth-residential-market-report-april-2016JLL Perth Residential Market Report April 2016Perth median house prices continue to weaken, with a median house price of $510,000 at the end of March. The median price fell 1.0% q-q to March, 2.0% y-y.
Residential Commentary - Perth Apartment Market March 2016/australia/en-au/research/338/perth-apartment-market-indicators-march-2016Residential Commentary - Perth Apartment Market March 2016The Greater Perth apartment market has attracted considerable interest from local and offshore developers.
WA Residential Market Report February 2016/australia/en-au/research/319/jll-wa-residential-market-report-february-2016WA Residential Market Report February 2016Reflecting the economy in WA, prices have been declining in mining regions, although they have held up in the South East and South West. Values in the north-west of the state have fallen considerably since the mining boom ended.
Perth Residential Market Report February 2016/australia/en-au/research/320/jll-perth-residential-market-report-february-2016Perth Residential Market Report February 2016The Perth median house price was $530,000 in January, down -1.2% m-m, -4.4% y-y, taking it back to levels of late 2014, while CoreLogic reported apartment prices as increasing +2.6% in January to $424,000, though this is down -0.4% y-y.

 Residential Sydney

 

 

JLL Sydney Residential Market Report April 2016/australia/en-au/research/347/jll-sydney-residential-market-report-april-2016JLL Sydney Residential Market Report April 2016Sydney house price growth has eased after three strong years, with a house median price of $805,000 at the end of March. The median price has grown 2.3% q-q to March, 7.5% y-y.
Residential Commentary – Sydney Apartment Market March 2016/australia/en-au/research/339/sydney-apartment-market-indicators-march-2016Residential Commentary – Sydney Apartment Market March 2016In the Inner Ring alone, 45,800 units could be built by 2020, with supply peaking over 2017 – 2018. Beyond that the pipeline is less certain as only a small share currently have development approval
NSW Residential Market Report February 2016/australia/en-au/research/327/jll-nsw-residential-market-report-february-2016NSW Residential Market Report February 2016Around the state, it is the sea-change areas near the coast, as well as those areas near a sizeable city, that have experienced the best growth.
Sydney Residential Market Report February 2016/australia/en-au/research/328/jll-sydney-residential-market-report-february-2016Sydney Residential Market Report February 2016Sydney, previously the standout performer with a boom in house pricesover the past three years, recorded falls in median house prices in thequarter to December followed by an increase in the month of January(+0.7%) to $885,000.
Sydney Apartment Market Indicators - October 2015/australia/en-au/research/282/sydney-apartment-market-indicators-october-2015Sydney Apartment Market Indicators - October 2015​The Sydney residential market is deep into the eleventh hour of a housing upturn as sellers take advantage of continued capital growth and buyers look for opportunities in a market offering plenty of choice in housing stock.

 Residential Melbourne

 

 

JLL Melbourne Residential Market Report April 2016/australia/en-au/research/345/jll-melbourne-residential-market-report-april-2016JLL Melbourne Residential Market Report April 2016Melbourne house price growth continues to be strong, with a median house price of $610,000 at the end of March. The median price has grown 2.5% q-q to March, 10.7% y-y.
Residential Commentary – Melbourne Apartment Market March 2016/australia/en-au/research/337/melbourne-apartment-market-indicators-march-2016Residential Commentary – Melbourne Apartment Market March 2016Inner Melbourne1 has approximately 13,675 apartments currently under construction with an additional 10,349 apartments currently marketed and are expected to complete over 2016-2020.
VIC Residential Market Report February 2016/australia/en-au/research/325/jll-vic-residential-market-report-february-2016VIC Residential Market Report February 2016Outside of Melbourne, Greater Geelong was up 2.8% to a median house price of $398,000. Ballarat was up 0.6% to $336,000, while Bendigo was up 0.7% to $328,000 over the year to November (CoreLogic).
Melbourne Residential Market Report February 2016/australia/en-au/research/326/jll-melbourne-residential-market-report-february-2016Melbourne Residential Market Report February 2016In the six months to January, median house price growth in Melbourne (+3.0%) exceeded Sydney (-1.1%) in percentage terms, with the focus on the inner suburbs and the southeast. Prices were almost unchanged in the quarter to January (-0.2%).

 Global

 

 

Hotel Investment Highlights H1 2015/australia/en-au/research/284/jll-hih-october-2015Hotel Investment Highlights H1 2015Trophy asset sales encourage yet another record year.
Australian Office Investment Review and Outlook 2015/australia/en-au/research/265/office-investment-review-2015Australian Office Investment Review and Outlook 2015Transaction volumes reached an all-time record high in 2014; reaching $17.1 billion. Strong investment activity was recorded in the Sydney and Melbourne CBDs, with yields moving below 6.00% in these two markets.
Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Highlights/australia/en-au/research/231/jll-asia-pacific-hotel-investment-highlghts-october-2014Asia Pacific Hotel Investment HighlightsTransaction volumes in Asia Pacific's hotel investment market hit US$3.9 billion in the first half of 2014.
Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Highlights - March 2014/australia/en-au/research/211/asia_pacific_hotel_investment_highlights_march_2014Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Highlights - March 20142013 hotel transaction volume, highest since 2007
Global Growth Accelerating, September 2013/australia/en-au/research/157/pulse-global-growth-accelerating-september-2013Global Growth Accelerating, September 2013