Start of COAG discussion welcome, don't forget ...


23 Jul 15 - Matt Cross
The Property Council of Australia welcomes the first steps taken by our First Ministers towards major reform of Australia’s Federation after the special COAG leaders’ summit in Sydney while reminding leaders not to forget some fundamental objectives of reform.

Optimistic outlook for property sector


21 Jul 15 - Property Week
Confidence levels remain steady and in positive territory, with an optimistic outlook for property sector capital gains and construction recorded in the latest ANZ/Property Council Survey.

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To solve housing shortage, start building

Tuesday, 28 Jul 15
When the property industry generates 25,000 jobs across Canberra, industry optimism is good news for us all.

People Watch

Ruth Palmer
04 Jun 2015
Ruth Palmer is the Director of the Northern Territory Division of the Property Council of Australia.

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Retirement Living

Nominations open for Rising Generation award

Nominations open for Rising Generation award

21 Jul 15 - Property Week
Nominations are now open for the Property Council’s Rising Generation Award for 2015, which aims to recognise young professionals who display innovation and leadership in their work, and uphold the values of the retirement living industry.

Sustainability

Australand secures nation's largest portfolio ...


16 Jun 15
Australand now has 1.3 million sqm of Green Star-certified space, after securing the nation’s first Green Star – Performance portfolio rating for 54 commercial and industrial properties.

CEFC invests $125m in sustainable property trust

CEFC invests $125m in sustainable property trust

23 Jun 15 - Property Week
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is committing up to $125 million in a $400 million trust which will invest in energy upgrades of ageing office stock.

Office

AMP lodges DA next stage of Quay Quarter


14 Jul 15
AMP Capital has submitted the Stage 2 Development Application for the commercial office tower at 50 Bridge Street within its Quay Quarter Sydney precinct in Circular Quay.

LaSalle sells on Pyrmont office building

LaSalle sells on Pyrmont office building

21 Jul 15 - Property Week
LaSalle Investment Management has sold 19 Harris Street in Sydney to UBS Grocon for $91.9 million, less than a year after purchasing the property.

Residential

Owner occupier finance drop for May but ...


13 Jul 15
Despite a drop for May, lending finance for owner occupation continues to provide the base of new home construction into 2016 according to the release of latest ABS Lending Finance figures today.

Industry upbeat despite lending fall

Industry upbeat despite lending fall

14 Jul 15 - Property Week
Despite a drop for May, lending finance for owner occupation and new housing construction is up for the year to the end of May, according to the latest data released by the ABS.

Retail

Nominations open for SCCA Marketing Awards


07 Jul 15
Nominations are now open for the 2015 Shopping Centre Council of Australia Marketing Awards, including the prestigious Sabina Rust Memorial Prize for Campaign of the Year.

Online shopping popular in emerging markets

Online shopping popular in emerging markets

14 Jul 15 - Property Week
A new survey from CBRE has revealed that online shopping has overtaken bricks-and-mortar retail as the most popular method of purchase in certain Asian markets, particularly for Generation Z.

Infrastructure & Planning

Built environment key to good health


23 Jun 15
The Heart Foundation has identified reform of the built environment as fundamental to promoting increased levels of physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour among Australians.

Taking politics out of infrastructure

Taking politics out of infrastructure

30 Jun 15 - Property Week
A new independent body, established to guide Victoria’s infrastructure and planning priorities and oversee growth over the next 30 years, has been welcomed by the property industry.

Capital Markets

Asia-Pacific unlisted funds outperforms US, ...


21 Apr 15
Returns from Asia-Pacific unlisted funds have accelerated past their competitors in Europe and the US, according to research from GREFI.

Australia a magnet for Chinese capital

Australia a magnet for Chinese capital

14 Jul 15 - Property Week
Australia attracted over one-quarter of the Chinese capital that flowed into global real estate in Q1, 2015 – with Sydney and Melbourne the primary targets, according to a new report from CBRE.

Advocacy

New modelling shows $10bn pay-off for tax switch


21 Jul 15
Australia’s economic welfare would improve by up to $10 billion and raise more revenue for governments through a better mix of taxes, finds new modelling commissioned by the Property Council.

Corridors of Power

Corridors of Power

21 Jul 15 - Property Week
Treasurer Joe Hockey says everything is on the table in the lead-up to today’s meeting in Sydney at the PM and Premiers special retreat. But an unlikely alliance has emerged beyond political lines between the Premiers of NSW and SA.

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Research

  • January 2015 Office Market Report
    Total Vacancy by Capital City
    Sydney CBD 7.4% icon arrow green down
    Melbourne CBD 9.1%
    Canberra 15.4%
    Brisbane CBD 15.6%
    Perth CBD 14.8%
    Adelaide CBD 13.5% icon arrow green down

    Visit www.propertyoz.com.au/officemarketreport for more information.


     

  • Q1 2015 Investment Performance Index
    Total Annual Returns by Sector
    All Property  10.7% green arrow up
    Retail  10.9% green arrow up
    Office  10.2% green arrow up
    Industrial  12.4% green arrow up
    MSCI AU Real Estate Equities Gross in Local Currency  36.7% green arrow up
    MSCI Australia Equities Index Gross in Local Currency  14.3% green arrow up
    J.P. Morgan, GBI Global, Australia, Unhedged index in AUS, 7-10 Years, AUD  21.1% green arrow up
    Visit IPD Australia's website for more information.
  • June 2015 Construction Activity Forecasts
    Annual Growth Rates by Sector
    Residential (3 Year) 7.4%
    Residential (5 Year) 5.9%
    Residential (10 Year) 3.2%
    Non-Residential (3 Year) -0.8%
    Non-Residential (5 Year) 0.7%
    Non-Residential (10 Year) 2.0%
    Engineering (3 Year) -10.0%
    Engineering (5 Year) -5.8%
    Engineering (10 Year) -1.6%
    Visit www.cfc.acif.com.au for more information.
 

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