Offshore investors and tax reforms boost Australia’s Build to Rent sector

Offshore investors and tax reforms boost Australia’s Build to Rent sector

With 40 projects in the pipeline and the total number of units approaching 15,000, Puian Mollaian and Andrew McCasker unpack the drivers behind the asset class’s record growth.
The HomeBuilder Grant extension highlights a delicate government balancing act

The HomeBuilder Grant extension highlights a delicate government balancing act

Governments have played a vital role in implementing economic stimulus measures to help combat the effects of COVID-19. Craig Godber, CBRE’s Australian Head of Residential Research, examines what’s required to keep the market in balance as government support begins to ease.
Students dig heels into on-campus experiences and living, even as tertiary learning goes increasingly online

Students dig heels into on-campus experiences and living, even as tertiary learning goes increasingly online

Despite the recent proliferation of online courses, recent data shows that most students still prefer an on-campus experience over online teaching. Rosie Young discusses how this is expected to impact the Purpose Built Student Accommodation sector.
Australia’s residential price trough has passed, but how strong will the next growth cycle be?

Australia’s residential price trough has passed, but how strong will the next growth cycle be?

Craig Godber explores the combination of factors that are ushering the residential market out of its price trough and bolstering market sentiment.
LNP victory means boost for first home buyers

LNP victory means boost for first home buyers

The LNP has surprised many and retained power in the federal election, and while a number of seats are yet to be finalised, a minority government with the support of independents looks the most likely outcome. A slight LNP majority is still possible.
Government announces Budget; will it be around to deliver it?

Government announces Budget; will it be around to deliver it?

Last night the Federal Government handed down its 2019 budget which was underpinned by a broad taxation adjustment in a challenging political climate. The budget is forecast to return a surplus of $7.1 billion (0.4% of GDP), the first in 12 years.