February 2018 – Brisbane 5,000sqm+ Industrial Sales Market
23 February, 2018 / Vanessa Rader and Graham Norris / Download Research

The Brisbane industrial market is expected to continue its favourable momentum late in 2017 into 2018. Occupancy levels continue to improve albeit slowly; this will eventually translate into some positive movement for the leasing market in the next 12–18 months. The highlight from 2017 has been the aggressive investor demand for tenanted stock, with a range of buyers competing for investment grade stock which has had a substantial effect on yield rates falling averages to sub 7.00% across the prime...


February 2018 – Newcastle CBD Office Market Overview
19 February, 2018 / Vanessa Rader and Lee Follington / Download Research

It is an exciting period for the Newcastle CBD the completion of the NeWSpace campus during 2017 bringing a high volume of students into the CBD (as well as interesting and green architecture). This together with the positive residential development in the city has aided in the feeling of vibrancy in the CBD with greater food options, support services seeking office accommodation and increase use of public transport systems into the city. Adding to this the Council is in high...


February 2018 – Sydney CBD Office Market Update
8 February, 2018 / Vanessa Rader and Anthony Harris / Download Research

The fire in the Sydney CBD market has started to settle with net absorption of just 345sqm recorded the six months to January 2018, despite a large withdrawal of stock. As a result, this stock level change has seen vacancy continue to compress to a low of 4.6%. Strong occupier demand over the past four years has fuelled rental growth now continuing due to lack of stock, while investment interest driven domestically has ensured that yields too have bypassed prior...


February 2018 – BRIEF: Sunshine Coast Office Market
7 February, 2018 / Vanessa Rader and Michael Shadforth / Download Research

The Sunshine Coast market has been a hive of activity over the last few years, huge investment into infrastructure has stimulated the local economy which has grown population and investment into the residential land market and is now increasingly being felt in the growing office market. According to the recent Property Council of Australia’s Office Market report, total vacancies have grown to 15.0% which is below the 20% which most of the market anticipated. While this is an encouraging result...


February 2018 – Gold Coast Office Market Small Suites Report
5 February, 2018 / Vanessa Rader and Steven King / Download Research

The six months to January 2018 has been a standout start to the year for the Gold Coast office market, resulting in positive take up of space coupled with withdrawal of stock flowing through to compression in total vacancy to 10.6%. This is the lowest rate recorded for the total Gold Coast market since July 2008. Broadbeach is the smallest of these markets and has shown improvement this period with a low vacancy rate of just 6.6% down from 8.7%...


2017 Overview including Q4 – Auction Insights
23 January, 2018 / Vanessa Rader / Download Research

This edition of Auction Insights looks at the overall performance of commercial auctions across the Ray White Commercial network for the 2017 calendar year, as well as a focus on the transactions which have occurred during the fourth quarter of 2017, being October to December. This fourth quarter period saw 60 commercial listings with Auction campaigns brought to market across the Commercial network (in line with the 60 recorded last quarter and slightly behind the 63 recorded during the...


January 2018 – Gold Coast End of Year Wrap
9 January, 2018 / Vanessa Rader / Download Research

Annual Overview The total volume of Commercial sales for the 2017 calendar year has recorded over $1.33billion across the Gold Coast market representing 571 major transactions; well up from the $632million achieved during the 2016 period. The high demand and rapid turnover of stock in 2017 eclipsed the sales volumes achieved in the 2015 year which saw $1.25billion change hands. During 2017, the 3Q represented the busiest period while all other quarters remained relatively subdued in comparison. The major driver...


2017 Q3 – Auction Insights
20 November, 2017 / Vanessa Rader / Download Research

This edition of Auction Insights looks at the transactions which have occurred during third quarter of 2017, being July to September together with the overall performance 2017 calendar year to date. This third quarter period saw 60 commercial listings with Auction campaigns brought to market across the Ray White Commercial network (down from 76 last quarter yet up from 41 for the same period in 2016). These auctions yielded a robust selling rate, with strong clearance of 98.33% recorded with...


November 2017 – WA Child Care
16 November, 2017 / Vanessa Rader and Stephen Harrison / Download Research

The Child Care market as an income producing asset class has grown in appeal across the East Coast of Australia for the two years with a push into the Western Australian market has heated up during the second half of 2017. High supply over the last five years in the East Coast was realised due to the large increases in population and the undersupply of facilities, in more recent times its heavily subsidised income stream has not gone unnoticed by...


November 2017 – BRIEF: Wynnum/Manly Commercial Market
15 November, 2017 / Vanessa Rader and Nathan Moore / Download Research

The bayside suburbs of Wynnum and Manly offer a range of modern industrial stock together with office property and high street retail accommodation, all targeted at small local business and convenience retailing. These properties are generally tightly held and include a high level of owner occupied premises; during the 2016/2017 financial year there was $23.76million transacted in these suburbs totalling 18 sales. These represented a high volume of industrial stock; both developable land and strata unit stock, together with office...