September 2017 – Melbourne Industrial Kingston LGA
19 September, 2017 / Vanessa Rader and Ryan Amler / Download Research

Activity levels across the Melbourne Industrial market have shown considerable uptick in 2017 after two years of limited investment. High demand for properties had been stifled by a shortage of available stock however improvements in these stock levels has resulted in strong compression in investment yields. The broader strong fundamentals of Melbourne including strong population growth, robust employment growth and continued high housing investment levels has all resulted in high market confidence which has fuelled this growing interest in commercial...


September 2017 – Brisbane CBD Office Market Update
18 September, 2017 / Vanessa Rader and John Dwyer / Download Research

The Brisbane CBD Office market sentiment continues to show uncertainty, with new jobs growth creation slow, and take up in office space negative for the first six months of 2017; all resulting in the total vacancy rate increasing to 15.7% (July 2017). These market conditions have translated into the fifth consecutive period of compression in capital values for the strata market, despite some turnaround in investment activity. While owner occupiers do feature in this market, private investors who are now...


September 2017 – Sydney CBD Office Market Update
11 September, 2017 / Vanessa Rader / Download Research

The Sydney CBD office market continues to surprise. While the supply and withdrawal phenomenon continues keeping stock levels stable, the construction on the skyline and disruption to the city has been a greater than ever envisaged. Demand has held keeping vacancies stable at their low rate of 5.9% and after remarkable rental increases the outlook for this continuing now looks a little more uncertain. Affordability is a big issue for many tenants in the CBD faced with huge rental hikes and...


September 2017 – Parramatta CBD Office Market
11 September, 2017 / Vanessa Rader and Joseph Assaf / Download Research

The Parramatta CBD office market has been one of the strongest performing asset classes across Australia. These quality results have continued into 2017 keeping vacancies the second lowest in the country at just 4.3%. Parramatta CBD however is still within a construction phase with over 180,000sqm of office stock currently under construction and poised to enter the market in the next few years. With vacant options limited and the current high employment demand, rents have seen upward momentum while the...


September 2017 – SEQ Vacant Land Report
11 September, 2017 / Vanessa Rader and Mark Creevey / Download Research

Ray White Commercial (QLD) is pleased to release the latest SEQ Vacant Land Market Report for the 2016 calendar year.This report provides an in-depth look at the South East Queensland vacant residential land market, and has been developed in order to compare the performance of the 2016 year against previous years for each of the seven local authorities across SEQ. This report can be read in conjunction with our region specific reports, with data being sourced from the Queensland Government...


August 2017- BRIEF – Sunshine Coast Office Market
15 August, 2017 / 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. The completion of other properties this year including 50 Wises Road and the Kon-tiki towers without full office commitment will further dampen the results over the next couple of years. Ray White Commercial forecasts...


August 2017 – Brisbane 5,000sqm+ Industrial Sales Market
14 August, 2017 / Vanessa Rader / Download Research

The Brisbane Industrial market performance has shown some mixed movements during the first half of 2017; while occupancy levels have seen little improvement resulting in a stable leasing environment, investors competing for investment grade stock have affected reduced yield rates. Also, despite this limited growth in occupier demand, supply of new stock has continued at a steady pace with continued concern regarding the vacancy environment as larger tenants trade up into newly constructed assets leaving a large vacant secondary properties...


August 2017 – Australian/New Zealand Accommodation Hotel Market
8 August, 2017 / Vanessa Rader and Andrew Jolliffe / Download Research

The Australian and New Zealand hotel markets have overall had some impressive results over the last few years. While some markets have performed better than others, this has been dependant on supply of new stock and the ability to attract both offshore and domestic visitor numbers with local attractions or events.The Australian and New Zealand hotel markets have overall had some impressive results over the last few years. While some markets have performed better than others, this has been dependant...


August 2017 – Gold Coast Office Market Small Suites Report
8 August, 2017 / Vanessa Rader and Steven King / Download Research

The six months to July 2017 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 11.3%. 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 just 2,617sqm vacant or a 8.7% vacancy rate. Robina/Varsity Lakes...


August 2017 – BRIEF: Spotlight on Cleveland
3 August, 2017 / Vanessa Rader and Nathan Moore / Download Research

Cleveland is located on the western shores of Moreton Bay and is approximately 25 kilometres from Brisbane within the local government area of Redland City. This location is home to a large sub-regional shopping centre as well as a high volume of original strip retail shopping, strata office properties and industrial assets servicing both the private investor and local owner-occupier market. Benefitting this location is the Cleveland railway station which services the Queensland rail city network,...