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Matt Whitby

Head of Research

Cromwell Property Group

Investment fund - Investment company

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Paul Weightman

Managing Director - Chief Executive Officer

Geoffray Levy Ao

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Michelle Mckellar

Independent Director

Paul Weightman

Managing Director - Chief Executive Officer

Logistics

Brisbane Industrial market overview - June 2016

In the Brisbane industrial market there has continued to be divergence between the occupier and investment markets. While a number of large, high profile tenants have (...)

Logistics

Melbourne Industrial market overview - June 2016

Melbourne industrial available space increased by 62,715m² or 6.2% over the three months to April 2016. Total vacancy now measures 1,074,788m2 across 94 buildings, the highest (...)

Housing

Australian Residential review - June 2016

Overall growth in annual capital values has returned to more sustainable levels close to that experienced just over two years ago in the Australian residential market. (...)

Housing

Australian prime Residential property - April 2016

The value of the prime (luxury) global residential property markets rose on average by 1.8% in 2015, according to the latest results of The Wealth Report (...)

Housing

Australian purpose built Student Accomodation - April 2016

The rising number of students in Australia, in particular international students, is having a direct impact on the demand for quality and affordable purpose built student (...)

Office

Adelaide Office market overview - March 2016

In the six months to January 2016 the Adelaide CBD recorded an increase in gross supply additions of 27,117m², 43% above the historical average of 15,161m². (...)

Office

Malbourne Suburban : Office market - March 2016

Gross suburban office supply totalled 90,344m2 in 2015, the second highest level of new supply delivered to the market in the past 15 years and the (...)

Office

Melbourne CBD Office market overview - March 2016

Gross CBD office supply totalled 45,069m2 in the six months to January 2016, wholly as a result of the completion of 567 Collins Street which was (...)

Office

Perth CBD Office market overview - March 2016

There was 113,463m2 of new supply added to Perth CBD stock since July 2015. This is attributed to a number of buildings across the CBD. The (...)

Logistics

Melboune Industrial top sales transactions 2015

Melbourne’s industrial sales volumes in 2015 declined by 49% compared to the preceding year after steadily growing since 2010. However, a number of assets were sold (...)

Investment

Melbourne non CBD Office top sales transactions 2015

An all-time high level of sales volume recorded in the Suburban office market contributed to the second highest ever level of Non-CBD office investment activity, surpassing (...)

Housing

Brisbane Residential development - H2 2015

Brisbane has become a viable and more affordable option for those local and foreign developers unable to enter the more established cities south of the border. (...)

Housing

Melbourne Residential development - H2 2015

Local and foreign purchasers continue to fuel sales activity for development sites with potential for higher density apartments, despite many cranes spanning the horizon. Melbourne has (...)

Housing

Perth Residential development - H2 2015

Despite a slowdown in residential development sites sales across Greater Perth, the construction phase is active with many projects kicking-off earlier than scheduled due to the (...)

Housing

Sydney Residential development - H2 2015

Sales of major sites likely for higher density development in Greater Sydney totalled $4.61 billion in the year to 31 August 2015; this was up 6.9% (...)

Logistics

Adelaide Industrial market - November 2015

Economic confidence and sentiment remains weak across Adelaide's industrial market. In the six months to October 2015 additional stock has come to the market in the (...)

Housing

Perth Residential market update - November 2015

The cash rate remained at an historic low of 2.00% in November after falling 25 basis points in May. Greater Perth experienced 2.5% population growth between June (...)

Logistics

Sydney Industrial market - November 2015

The NSW economy is currently experiencing favourable economic conditions underpinned by strong growth in housing investment, above average retail expenditure, elevated infrastructure investment and a jobs (...)

Office

Sydney North Shore : Office market - October 2015

New supply still remains relatively limited in North Sydney with the only major office project currently under construction being the development of 177 Pacific Highway. The (...)

Office

Sydney CBD Office & Hotel insight - October 2015

Investment into Sydney CBD office and hotel assets by offshore groups has grown considerably over the past five years, boosted by relatively higher yields and more (...)

Office

Gold coast Office market - September 2015

The Gold Coast is Australia’s sixth largest city with a population of 560,266 as at June 2014. The city has a strong infrastructure backbone in health (...)

Retail

Melbourne : Retail suburban strips - September 2015

Victorian retail trade rose by 4.4% year-onyear as at July 2015; down from the 6.6% growth recorded in the previous year. However, Victorian retail growth has (...)

Office

Newcastle Insight - September 2015

Home to a significant and diverse employment base, Newcastle is the strategic and economic centre for the Lower Hunter, accounting for the bulk of the region’s (...)

Retail

Melbourne CBD : Retail market - August 2015

As at May 2015, ABS data showed Victoria’s retail turnover growth had eased slightly. Retail trade in Victoria rose by 5.0% year-on-year; down from the 5.7% (...)

Retail

Sydney CBD Retail market brief - August 2015

House prices continue to have a major bearing on the NSW retail market as a rise in household wealth has supported sustained high levels of retail (...)

Office

Permanent Office stock withdrawals - July 2015

Permanent withdrawals of office stock across the major East Coast markets will accelerate through 2015, increasing 41% above 2014 levels. However the peak is expected to (...)

Logistics

Sydney Industrial - July 2015

The migration of industrial user groups to Sydney’s outer suburbs has been an ongoing trend that is continuing to shape the location of new industrial developments. (...)

Investment

Chinese outward real estate Investment globally and into Australia - May 2015

There has been a tremendous surge in Chinese outward investment in overseas real estate in recent years. What first started as sovereign funds making exploratory investments (...)

Office

Sydney CBD : Strata Office market - May 2015

The strata office market trends in 2014 have remained somewhat similar to the results in 2013. Over the last year, historically low interest rates have sustained (...)

Territories

Townsville insight - April 2015

Industry diversity, government investment and major transport infrastructure underpin Townsville’s role as the commercial and services hub for North Queensland’s minerals, agriculture, tourism and tropical science (...)

Investment

Bankstown insight - February 2015

Situated closer to the Sydney CBD than major office hub Parramatta, Bankstown is in a designated growth area, and is a key strategic centre, transport gateway (...)

Retail

Australian Retail Investment - February 2015

The past few years has signified an interesting period for the retail sector as moderate retail turnover growth coincided with a period of solid investment demand. (...)

Housing

Brisbane Residential devlopment - December 2014

The Brisbane housing and construction industries are continuing to recover from the impact of the GFC with key market indicators signifying opportunities for the residential apartment (...)

Housing

Sydney Residential - November 2014

Evidence suggests there is an undersupply of housing currently being experienced across Sydney. Countering this shortfall has been significant investment into residential development sites in recent (...)

Housing

Sydney Student Accomodation - October 2014

Student Accommodation as an asset class is somewhat immature compared with markets globally. However, interest in the sector is beginning to increase as lessons learnt and (...)

Housing

Perth Apartments : Residential market - Q3 2014

A resilient Australian economy, off the back of a resources boom from mid-2000, historically low interest rates and a stable political environment have all contributed to (...)

Housing

Melbourne Apartments : Residential market - Q3 2014

In August 2014 Melbourne received the title of ‘World’s Most Liveable City’ for the fourth year in a row —defeating 139 other global cities to top (...)

Housing

Sydney apartments : Residential market - Q3 2014

Low interest rates sustained over the past 18 months have fuelled investment in the apartment market, leading to an increase in dwelling approvals, sales volume and (...)

Housing

Sydney Residential

After entering a stabilization phase in 2012, Sydney Prestige1 (top 5% of market) residential prices begun to show early signs of recovery in the first half (...)

Logistics

Sydney Industrial - Vacancy Analysis

A lack of new supply completions and several large leasing deals in the last three months has seen Sydney industrial vacancy decline to its lowest level (...)

Retail

Melbourne CBD

The Knight Frank CBD retail survey comprises 1.646 shops within the CBD Core, of which 43 were recorded as vacant resulting in a vacancy rate of (...)

Office

Canberra Office

As at January 2013, the total Canberra office market recorded vacancy of 11.9%. While this is up more than 200 basis points on the previous six (...)

Office

Brisbane Fringe

The Brisbane Fringe has seen several strong pre-commitments to office space trigger new construction, however existing accommodation is facing greater challenges with the vacancy rate of (...)

Logistics

Sydney Industrial

Although coming off a relatively modest base, take up of industrial space continues to improve, with a noticeable recovery in demand from sub 10,000m² users. However (...)

Logistics

Brisbane Industrial

The recent confirmation of a number of large commitments to space has improved market sentiment within the Brisbane region. However to date the general occupier demand (...)

Logistics

Perth Industrial

Development activity in the Perth metropolitan area is predominantly pre-commitment driven, particularly for larger buildings, with few developers prepared to build speculatively. Industrial space that is being (...)

Office

North Shore

Tight leasing conditions continue to support the North Shore office market, however the strong rental growth of the past few years has now started to moderate. (...)

Logistics

Melbourne Industrial

Total vacant industrial space increased over the first quarter of 2013. As at April 2013, there was 410,508m² of industrial space above 5,000m² available within 39 (...)

Logistics

Adelaide Industrial

Development and pre-lease activity has shown signs of improvement recently. Over the past six months up to 60.000m² of industrial space has been pre-leased, with occupiers (...)

Logistics

Sydney Industrial

After recording two successive quarterly declines in vacancy over the second half of 2012, the level of vacant industrial space in Sydney was broadly stable, recording (...)

Office

Brisbane CBD

The Brisbane CBD vacancy rate increased to 9.1% as at January 2013, up from 6.2% a year prior. Net absorption in the second half of 2012 (...)

Office

Sydney CBD Offices

Although partly driven by stock withdrawals, the Sydney vacancy rate has declined to 7.2% as at January 2013, a figure well down on the cyclical peak (...)

Office

Cap Rate Analysis Post AREIT Reporting Season

Following the completion of the AREIT reporting season, the audited data reflected only a very marginal firming in book value cap rates over the six months (...)

Office

West Perth Office

Positive net absorption was recorded by the Property Council of Australia (PCA) for the six months to January 2013, totalling 6,201m². This follows the 19,943m² that (...)

Office

Perth CBD Office

The total vacancy rate reported by the Property Council of Australia (PCA) was 5.7% as at January 2013. The biggest increase in total vacancy has been (...)

Office

Top Sales & Lease Transactions - 2012

The Brisbane CBD recorded a total of just over $1 billion in sales above $10 million, which is a significant increase over 2011 which saw $796 (...)

Housing

Englobo Land Residential market - August 2012

Between 2005 and 2008, strong demand for well-located residential englobo properties, led to increasing sales rates and values for the subdivided product, which consequently led to (...)