John Sears • 13/01/2021

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: Around 105,000 square metre (sqm) of new and refurbished space were anticipated to complete in the Sydney CBD in 2020. Pending pre-commitment, the potential exists for over 750,000 sqm of supply to enter the CBD market over the next five years.

Metro Office: The need to cut costs, reduced headcount and an increase in flexible working arrangements associated with the COVID-19 pandemic has result in many office tenants across Sydney reassessing their space needs.

Learn more by clicking our most recent Sydney MarketBeat reports below.


Office Buildings CBD
Sydney CBD Office Report

While the average prime gross incentive rose from around 21% to 31% over the first three quarters of 2020, the average incentive increased only moderately to 32% over Q4.

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Office Buildings CBD
Metro Sydney Office Report

The rise in incentives has resulted in A-Grade gross effective rents in Sydney metro office markets declining by an average of 7%, in a range of -1% to -11% over 2020.

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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