CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Latest news on Covid-19 and the impact on the property market

CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 PANDEMICREAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS & FUNDS

250k Melbourne businesses at risk of going belly-up

SOME 17% of small business loans have had their repayments deferred as at June but at least 250,000 Melbourne businesses forced to close by…
CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 PANDEMICRESEARCH

Retail worsens, office adapting to workplace changes

SENTIMENT among real estate investors and occupiers worsened as the macro-economic impact of COVID-19 weighs on demand and drives structural…
CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 PANDEMICRESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

Melbourne house prices to fall by 20pc, Sydney by 15pc

MELBOURNE’S second coronavirus wave is expected to slash as much as 20% from house prices in the city, and combined with the impending…

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY, SALES & LEASING

Hot demand, cold storage facility fetches premium despite COVID-19

FRASERS Logistics & Commercial Trust has sold its 50% stake in a Brisbane chilled facility to global real estate investment manager DWS for a cool $152.5 million – 12.2% above book value and it acquired a prime Melbourne logistics property for $22.5 million, as institutional investors’ demand for this defensive asset class shows no signs of waning. The trust has sold the remaining 50%…
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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY, SALES & LEASING

Property sales and leasing transactions wrap

A WRAP up of other commercial property sales, as well as leasing transactions across Australia. Retail 76-78 Doncaster Rd, Balwyn North, VIC A BWS…
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY, SALES & LEASING

Cadence swoops on Spotswood site

CADENCE Property Group has bought a 3.8 hectare industrial site in Melbourne’s west, which had been home to the Australian Quarantine and Inspection…
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY, SALES & LEASING

Salta signs Fenner Dunlop to Nexus

SALTA Properties has secured the world’s largest manufacturer of conveyor belting for mining and industrial applications, Fenner Dunlop, as a…

RESEARCH

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RESEARCHRESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

Residential listings go against the trend

AN unseasonable rise in residential property listings during July pushed Melbourne and Sydney to annual increases of nearly 21% and 11% respectively. Data from SQM Research showed national listings increased over the month by 3.8%. Compared to 12 months ago, listings were down by 1.2%. New listings grew by 18.3%. Nearly all capital cities experienced increases in July, except for Darwin with a…
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The first 6 steps of becoming a CRE solopreneur

OPINION: LAST month I wrote about some of the impacts of COVID-19. At the time, I mentioned that we will see a more flexible and contingent…
PROPERTY REVIEWER

Spare a moment for the class of 2020

OPINION: LAST year, I was on the selection committee of my former employers’ graduate recruitment program. I interviewed many real estate…
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Australian house prices starting to fall – collapse likely averted but expect more weakness ahead

OPINION: SIGNIFICANT policy support & the earlier reopening of the economy have made our worst-case scenario for a 20% decline in…

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