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Weekly Update 18/10/2021

Welcome to this week’s Property News. The week saw the continuation of a string of major shopping centre transactions with Lendlease selling stakes in Harbour Town to Vicinity and of Northgate Shopping Centre to Primewest, however the bigger news of the week was with LOGOS who together with Abu Dhabi …

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Weekly Update 11/10/2021

Welcome to this week’s Property News. Regional Shopping Centres were the big news this week with 3 major deals completed in the sector worth $664m. The first announcement was from Elanor Investors who are set to acquire Warrawong Plaza for $136m. The 43,300sqm Centre is anchored by two supermarkets (Coles …

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Weekly Update 4/10/2021

Welcome to this week’s Property News. Last week marked the end of the 3rd Quarter in 2021 and caps off one of the busiest periods in real estate history. Low interest rates, high liquidity and the prospect of a strong post COVID economic environment has fuelled real estate markets like …

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Weekly Update 27/9/2021

Welcome to this week’s Property News. The industrial market was once again the big news this week with over $2.4bn of major industrial transactions in the market this week. The largest of these was Dexus’ $1.5bn acquisition of Jandakot Airport (WA) from Ascot Capital along with a portfolio of other …

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Weekly Update 20/9/2021

Welcome to this week’s Property News. We are a little off topic this week, but there are increasing risks in supply chains which some people may not be well aware of. As an island nation, Australia conducts 98% of its trade through ports which is why so much of prime …

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Weekly Update 13/9/2021

Welcome to this week’s Property News. Back to a fairly normal week, other than for the ongoing COVID locks downs which continue to supress movements in Sydney, Melbourne, and regional areas of NSW and VIC. As NSW enters Week 12 of lockdown and Victoria endures its 32nd week in total, …

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Weekly Update 6/9/2021

Welcome to this week’s Property News. Healthcare Sector This week I spent some time this week reviewing the Healthcare Real Estate sector which has seen increasing sales volumes and record pricing as institutional investors increase their exposure to alternative sectors. Whilst the healthcare market has hit the main stream, it …

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Weekly Update 30/8/2021

Welcome to this week’s Property News. This week I spent some time reviewing the REIT results announced over the last few weeks and particularly the factors which contributed to the growth in REITs over the period. The listed property groups grew their Assets Under Management in FY21 by 12% (+$42bn) …

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Weekly Update 22/8/2021

Welcome to this week’s Property News. The FY21 REIT reporting season continued to provide great insights into the real estate market again week with Lend Lease, GPT Group, Dexus, Charter Hall Convenience Retail, Abacus, Aventus, Ingenia, HomeCo Daily Needs, APN Industria REIT, Stockland and Vicinity releasing their results. We are …

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Weekly Update 16/8/2021

Welcome to this week’s Property News. With COVID continuing to impact businesses and communities it was only a matter of time that NSW would re-introduce the National Cabinet Code of Conduct for Commercial Leasing to mandate rent relief for eligible tenants. The Regulation requires landlords to provide rent relief in …

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Weekly Update 9/8/2021

Welcome to this week’s Property News. The ESR takeover of ARA is a big deal for the Asia Pacific Region, establishing the largest fund management group in the region with $129bn of funds under management (FUM). This compares to Goodman who manage $53bn globally and according to ESR it puts …

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Weekly Update 2/8/2021

Welcome to this week’s Property News. With lockdowns becoming longer and more widespread, the impacts to office and retail real estate continue to be felt. Without a common federal approach, States are issuing state based leasing regulations to assist Landlords and Tenants to work through the issue of lockdown. In …

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Weekly Update 26/7/2021

Welcome to this week’s Property News. With Sydney heading into its 5th week of lock down, the pressure on the State & Federal Governments to enhance the economic support packages is increasing as more businesses face a more challenging setting without the JobKeeper program which assisted business in retaining key …

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Weekly Update 19/7/2021

Welcome to this week’s Property News. This week we released our summary of real estate transaction in Q2, 2021. The data shows a surge in real estate deals taking the total above $15bn for the 3 months to June 2021, a growth of over 24% on the same pre-pandemic period …

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Weekly Update 12/7/2021

Welcome to this week’s Property News. It was fairly slow week news wise in the Property Industry as most REITs are in a block out phase ahead of annual results to be announced in a few weeks. But of course, the news of Sydney going back into lock down took …

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