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Sales and Investments

Buy, sell or hold? It’s not just the decisions you make in real estate, but what you make of them.

​Whether you’re considering the sale or acquisition of a single asset or a large real estate investment portfolio, our professionals use their financial and real estate acumen to achieve the optimum price, a speedy transaction, and certainty of closing.

Our real estate investment sales specialists have a keen understanding of capital markets and commercial real estate – as well as the buyers and sellers involved in transactions. They’ll quickly pinpoint an asset’s value, market it effectively and deliver optimum results. You’ll get unsurpassed access to thousands of international capital sources as we work through our global colleagues to expose your asset or portfolio to investors.

On the real estate acquisition side, we represent buyers at all stages of the process, from advice on selection and location to opportunity sourcing and due diligence. You’ll take advantage of our local market knowledge and contacts in real estate capital markets around the globe, as well as our deep experience in commercial real estate strategy, leasing and management. 

Over the last five years, our unsurpassed market coverage is the result of having the strongest track record. JLL is currently ranked
the number one real estate investment advisory firm in Asia Pacific for the fifth year running, according to independent data from Real Capital Analytics. Our capital markets team advised on over US$16.6 billion of commercial real estate investment transactions in 201 5, equating to 27.8% market share in the region.

News and research

Q3 2017 update

Office Investment Review

Office Investment Review (OIR), JLL's property microsite that features statistical data on the office investment markets across Australia, including Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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Australia Focus on Service Stations/australia/en-au/research/587/australia-focus-on-service-stationsAustralia Focus on Service StationsThe service station investment sector has seen significant yield compression and heightened transaction volumes over the past five years.0x01010063443623C9F9004FA21AA8EABD6132C80096456DD4F4AF204EB9DD2C24B361B045
Asia Pacific Property Digest 3Q 2017/asia-pacific/en-gb/research/925/asia-pacific-property-digest-3q-2017Asia Pacific Property Digest 3Q 2017Real estate activity on track for Asia Pacific0x01010063443623C9F9004FA21AA8EABD6132C80096456DD4F4AF204EB9DD2C24B361B045



13-15 Bowen Bridge Road sells in JLL deal/australia/en-au/news/1206/13-15-bowen-bridge-road-sells-brisbane13-15 Bowen Bridge Road sells in JLL dealA quality, freestanding two level office building has been sold in a deal negotiated by Senior Executive of JLL’s Metro Sales & Investments team, Sam Byrne. 0x0100E81015D9D08198458B498FF948D658F90052B0972AFC77B94093C478C1B5B47C88
Service Station assets in Australia continue to appeal as investors explore alternative asset classes /australia/en-au/news/1202/focus-on-service-station-reportService Station assets in Australia continue to appeal as investors explore alternative asset classes <p>​Long initial leases, fixed annual rental increases and land rich sites are just a few reasons why investors have flocked to the Service Station sector in Australia. With a moderate yield tightening predicted and ongoing offshore investment, JLL expect strong investment in Service Station real estate to continue in 2018.</p><p>JLL Australia <em>Focus on Service Station Report</em> reveals the demand for the retail asset class has been driven by the private investor market who are attracted to the opportunity to secure an asset offering a blue-chip lease covenant at an attainable price point. </p><p>In 2016, sale volumes peaked with over $400 million worth of service station transactions recorded across Australia's eastern seaboard, including 21 in Victoria, 31 in New South Wales and 19 transactions in Queensland. </p><p>JLL Victoria Retail Sales & Investments Director, Stuart Taylor said, "whilst private investors have typically dominated the sector, self-managed super-funds, offshore investors and newly formed Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS) are becoming increasingly active."</p><p>Regarded as a defensive asset class due to the non-discretionary nature of fuel sales and the stable demand profile of fuel consumption, the sector has recorded significant yield compressions over the last five years. Victoria achieved the sharpest average initial passing yield of 5.15% on assets traded in 2016 followed by Queensland (6.24%) and then NSW (6.45%). Victoria's Service Stations have continued to be aggressively priced in 2017 with an average 5.36% initial yield being achieved.​</p><p>JLL Victoria Retail Sales & Investments Executive, Sam Baines commented "Investors in this sector have seen significant capital growth in recent years. Sale rates per sqm achieved on Service Station transactions across Australia's eastern seaboard have increased from an average of $1,180/sqm in 2011 to $2,050/sqm in 2017 (as at August), representing growth of 12.3% per annum."</p><p>Mr Baines continued "the outlook for the service station market remains strong with electric and plug in hybrid vehicle sales representing less than 1% of the 1.2M passenger vehicles sold in 2016."</p><p>Mr Taylor added "confidence in the sector has been bolstered by ongoing reliance on fuel consumption by Australians, with the number of registered passenger vehicles in Australia increasing 22.8% from 2007 to 2017."</p><p>Taylor concluded, "the increases in new car sales shows an ongoing reliance on fuel consumption by Australians and positions Service Station assets as an appealing long term investment class."</p><p> </p>0x0100E81015D9D08198458B498FF948D658F90052B0972AFC77B94093C478C1B5B47C88