John Sears • 29/09/2021
Cushman & Wakefield MarketBeat reports analyze quarterly economic and commercial real estate activity including supply, demand and pricing trends at the market and submarket levels.

CBD Office: In terms of current and future demand, business confidence is strong and smaller, local businesses are making decisions on three and five year terms. Larger tenants are slower to commit with many opting for short term extensions. Workers return to the office has been kept to a maximum of 25% by Government decree. The rollout of the vaccine over the final quarter of 2021 can be expected to see the lockdown end and a return to higher levels of occupancy in 2022.

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Office Buildings CBD
Melbourne CBD Office Report

Net incentives stabilised in Q3 2021 and are expected to remain at these levels for the remainder of the year before falling as the recovery gathers pace in 2022 and workers return to the CBD. 

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Office Buildings CBD
Melbourne Metro Office Report

It is expected that incentive increases have now run their course, helping to stabilise net effective rents across Metro Melbourne.



Warehouse Internal Rack
Research • Investment

Australia National Investment Report (March 2020)

The Australian commercial real estate market slowed dramatically in Q1 2020 with just $3.0 billion worth of transactions recorded.
John Sears • 21/04/2020
Research • Occupier

Office Leasing Trends and Outlook 2020

In the fourth annual Cushman & Wakefield Office Leasing Trends and Outlook Survey, landlord and tenant representatives’ views of the Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane office markets were measured. This report highlights both the latest thinking on markets and notes how opinions have evolved over the past 12 months.
John Sears • 18/12/2019
North Sydney Highway Traffic
Research • Occupier

2020 Vision - Australian Property Insights

Australian Commercial Real Estate (CRE) transaction volumes are at record levels with strong demand from both local and international investors. However, the market is desynchronising with yields in some sectors and markets continuing to compress to record lows, while for others demand has fallen and yields are being challenged.
John Sears • 17/12/2019