After a minor blip in 2022 residential property prices are once again soaring to new heights, driven largely by the asking price for houses in major capital cities. But not all is gold for sellers in the country.
The real estate fund’s launch underscores the commercial juggernaut’s belief that the healthcare sector opportunity is a significant one.
It may not be a boom, but the marked increase in new listings, total listings and aggregate asking price for properties across the country in September reflects a healthy spring market according to the researcher.
With the lowest vacancy rate for industrial land in the developed world, Australia’s biggest challenge in the sector is keeping up with demand. But there’s no easy fix, says property group Charter Hall.
Investors and consultants are bending their efforts to find navigable paths around headwinds buffeting the commercial real estate sector.
Rate hikes are causing anxiety for Australian mortgage holders, with new research showing seven out of 10 worry about missing repayments. As large numbers of fixed-rate mortgages expire, analysts say distressed property selling is likely to pick up from its thus-far benign levels.
The domestic economy is reaching a tipping point, says SQM Research’s Louis Christopher, with the property market only a step behind. Valuation increases across the country are set to be wound back as unemployment and falls from the fixed rate cliff lead to forced sales.
The non-bank sector is comparatively small but is growing in scale and impact, writes Thinktank’s Peter Vala. For many borrowers, it’s become a better option than the traditional banks.
More cranes signal greater construction activity and point to a sound economic outlook. Property lender Thinktank examines the current skyline and what it means for the market.
After cutting its teeth as a commercial property lender during the GFC, Thinktank – thanks to strong strategic relationships and conservative credit policies – is well funded and prepared for the market to turn, says BDM Lauren Ryan.
The listed property group formed by former star UBS banker David Di Pilla has gone from a standing start in 2015 to a retail and commercial investment force, with its latest acquisition pushing funds under management to $7.5 billion.