The Institutional Real Estate Letter - Australia
March 1, 2015: Vol. 4 Number 1Buy For $65.00 Add to Cart
Measuring up: Will Australia's real estate performance continue to compare favourably to markets around the world?
The global economy is sending mixed signals to real estate investors. As the International Monetary Fund puts it in its most recent World Economic Outlook,“despite setbacks, an uneven global recovery continues.”
Back and forth: A look at the year that was and the year ahead
This quarter, Property Investment Research reviews several key trends from 2014, before we peer into the crystal ball for 2015.
Civilisation from the ground up: Funding, productivity, employment, environment and social utility play major roles in infrastructure projects
Infrastructure. Early civilisation was built upon it: roads, bridges, dams, aqueducts, sewers and ports. Today, developed nations have added to these ancient beginnings new technologies such as power, satellite communications and high-speed long distance travel.
What shoppers want: Some consumer trends are more obvious than others
Property Investment Research estimates that shopping centres make up the single largest commercial property asset class in Australia. During the past few years, we have periodically reviewed the retail sector; this quarter, we examine a recent survey that sheds light on shoppers’ preferences.
A tale of two cities: London and Paris, Europe's two mega-cities, are powering ahead
London and Paris stand alone in Europe as the continent’s truly global cities. They are not only leaders in terms of commerce, they are also world-renowned centres for politics, sport, culture, history, tourism, transport and education. All these factors influence the unique real estate needs of the two cities.
New York City retakes top spot for FDI
New York City has returned to its long-held slots as both the number one global and number one US city for investment in real estate, according to the 23rd Annual Surveytaken among the members of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate.
Oz property markets keep attracting Chinese investment
The Sydney metropolitan area is the location for three recent deals by Chinese developers and investors.