John Sears • 23/01/2020

Cushman & Wakefield MarketBeat reports analyze quarterly economic and commercial real estate activity including supply, demand and pricing trends at the market and submarket levels.

Office: Tenant demand for spaces in CBD softened in 2019, thanks in part to both political and economic uncertainty at different stages of the year.
2019 marked the first set of completions in Sydney’s current major fringe and metropolitan office supply wave.

National Investment: The office sector dominated transactions with volume of $25.4 billion recorded for the year. Retail transaction volume for 2019 was down 21% on 2018 levels. A lack of industrial stock is limiting transaction volume.


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Office Buildings CBD
Sydney CBD Office Report

As at December 2019 average Prime gross effective rents in the Sydney CBD typically range from $940 to $1,150 per square metre per annum.

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Australia National Investment Report

Office sector strength and alternative asset classes keep volumes near record levels.

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Office Buildings CBD
Metro Sydney Office Report

In a response to softer demand landlords have become more negotiable on incentives, focusing on securing quality covenants on new long term deals.

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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
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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
Research • Investment

Chinese Capital Flows

The Cushman & Wakefield Capital Markets and Research teams have combined forces to launch Chinese Capital Flows - where to from here? In this report, they analyse Chinese investment into Australian commercial real estate, review the new guidelines as well as existing trade agreements and development initiatives; and provide an assessment of the implications for commercial real estate in Australia into the future.
Dominic Brown • 05/03/2018