Transaction volumes surpass AUD 19 billion for the first time on record.
Over 2018 (CY2018) approximately AUD 3.2 billion in investment sales occurred across the national industrial sector (for transactions greater than and equal to AUD 10 million)
Retail transaction activity reached the third highest level on record in 2018 ($8.1 billion). Owners are focusing on reducing exposure to low- growth assets and redeploying capital into new acquisitions or redevelopment projects. Download our report to read our Outlook for 2019.
While some headwinds have begun to ease, recent strong supply, tight lending conditions and lingering negative sentiment...
Price and rental growth in Hobart remained the strongest in the country in 4Q18, but is slowing…
While credit conditions and the Federal election will keep activity subdued in the short-term, a rapidly improving…
Robust economic growth and relatively affordable prices are positives for Adelaide’s housing market…
With a backdrop of improving economic and population growth, we expect Perth housing to stabilise over the medium-term.
The Federal election is likely to see further softening in the short-term, but strong population growth…
Residential indicators help up better than expected in Melbourne for a prolonged period.
Despite remaining weak, some signs of improvement are evident for Darwin detached housing, but not yet for apartments.
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As temperatures rise, so does the air con use in office buildings. Now, new designs are creating a better experience for employees as well as delivering environmental benefits.
Leaps in technology have brought our everyday lives closer to the storylines of science fiction films.
The urban campus concept is breathing new life into universities challenged by changing study habits and growing competition
Today’s landlords are increasingly aware that incorporating high-quality space for collaborating and socializing in their office buildings is a better way to catch the eye of companies hunting for new premises.
Yotel and Citizen M might be better known in Europe and the United States but it won't be long before they become familiar brands in Asia.
New Zealand has a growing reputation of being a safe haven for long term investors in an increasingly uncertain global economy.
2018 was a landmark year of new hotel product materially enhancing Brisbane’s city centre.
Long-term owners of land in Australia’s metropolitan fringe locations are selling to capitalise on rocketing industrial land values and the huge volume of demand from institutional investors.
4Q18 statistics on the national CBD office markets.
4Q18 statistics on the national industrial markets. Conditions in the industrial property market remain strong, particularly prime assets in core locations across all major markets in Australia.
4Q18 statistics on the national retail markets.
Soft economic growth continued into the December 2018 quarter. The Australian economy continued to lose momentum in 4Q18, growing by just 0.2% in the quarter, following 0.3% in the previous quarter. Annually, the economy expanded by 2.3%, which is well below the RBA’s recent downwardly revised forecast of 2.8%.
New hotel development in Australia is set to slow as the country’s struggling apartment market contributes to a decrease in residential-led mixed use projects.
Heightened caution around lending is causing a slowdown in loan approvals across the Australian finance sector, adding extra pressure on the country’s beleaguered residential market.
Our base case scenario for 2019 is for a continuation of recent trends, with similar price declines to those recorded in 2018 expected in Sydney and Melbourne, slowing growth in Adelaide, Canberra and Hobart, and stabilisation of prices in Brisbane, Perth and Darwin. However, a number of downside risks exist in the short-term that require close monitoring, including a Federal election where housing policy will likely be a key issue. Despite these near term challenges, we believe opportunities still exist for investors.
The report analyses recorded sales data for vacant land across the Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan, Moreton Bay and Redland Local Government Areas (LGA’s) for the Sep-18 Quarter. This quarter the Brisbane LGA is the standout performer in terms of price growth over the past 6 and 12 months up to September 2018, seeing 3.6% and 4.9% price growth respectively.
The Canberra apartment market has slowed and is late-cycle. Capital value growth continued to soften over the year, stalling over the last quarter. Rents on the other hand saw strong growth on the back of a tightening vacancy driven by strong population growth.
Global investors are joining with European partners to develop their presence in the region’s highly competitive real estate market.
Major funds are continuing to shift investment efforts toward commercial real estate markets.
The offer of residency remains far from a one-size-fits-all answer to encourage direct real estate investment.
2018 was one of the most notable years in the Melbourne hotel market's history with activity on every front. Find out how the Melbouren market and its various submarkets performed in our 2018 Melbourne Hotel Market Wrap Up.
Apartment completions on the Gold Coast peaked in 2018, with supply expected to contract by 30% over 2019. To date, there appears to be no adverse side effects from the increased supply levels, as rental rates have remained resilient and capital growth remains positive.
Sustainable buildings are increasingly making their mark on skylines across Asia as demand for eco-friendly hotels and offices continues to rise.
Urban living gets a makeover as affordability shrinks, the sharing economy expands
Cities are exploring the use of sensors, data analytics, and artificial intelligence to create urban environments that live and breathe technology.
Singapore is already ahead of rival cities in promoting public transport, but it could free up more of its most precious resource – land – in a possible car-free future.
Melbourne’s skyline is rapidly changing as growing numbers of high-rise apartment towers spring up in its inner city area to house its ever increasing population.
Many of these cities have become home to large clusters of business services, engineering, finance and retail firms, and strong creative industries.
Despite robust economic growth and an improved labour market, the Inner Melbourne apartment market has continued to cool. Sales volumes continue to decline and new supply continues to decrease.
Following a low level of completions in 2018, the Inner Adelaide apartment market will experience a relatively high level of supply in 2019.
The downturn in the Sydney apartment market is well underway. Capital values continue to decline, as demand remains restricted by tighter credit controls and negative sentiment in the market.
The Inner Brisbane apartment market will continue to stabilise throughout 2019, as demand builds and supply is absorbed.
The Perth residential market remains weak. However, with a backdrop of improving economic and employment growth, conditions are expected to gradually improve in 2019.