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Talking Property | The Reporting Season Scoop

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Hundreds of Australian companies have just posted half year results, including a swag of ASX-listed property stocks. 

Australian Financial Review columnist Robert Harley, The Australian’s commercial property editor Ben Wilmot and the Sydney Morning Herald’s commercial property editor Carolyn Cummins join this latest episode of Talking Property to cut through the financials, discuss the trends and give a view on what’s next. 

In this wide-ranging discussion, they touch on the sectors which outperformed, whether office is still a “dirty word”, why alternative assets are in focus and the outlook for asset values. 

If you have any questions or ideas for topics that you’d like us to address in future episodes, please email [email protected].


Robert Harley

Columnist, The Australian Financial Review

Robert Harley has written about real estate for the Australian Financial Review for over 30 years, including as Property Editor and now, as a contributor, with a well-read column appearing every second Thursday.

Ben Wilmot

Commercial Property Editor, The Australian

Ben Wilmot has been The Australian's commercial property editor since 2013. He was previously a property journalist with the Australian Financial Review. Ben covers all areas of real estate including offices, retail, and industrial, as well as emerging sectors like build-to-rent and data centres.

Carolyn Cummins

Commercial Property Editor, Sydney Morning Herald

Carolyn Cummins is the Commercial Property Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald. She joined the paper in 1995 as a business reporter before moving into her current role in 1998. Prior to that Carolyn was at The Australian where she had a two-year secondment to London as the paper's business correspondent.  Carolyn moved from Melbourne to Sydney after being appointed as the researcher and producer of the then Channel Nine Business Sunday and Business Today programs. In her current role she covers all aspects of commercial real estate for the SMH and Melbourne Age newspapers.

Kathryn House

Pacific Communications Director, CBRE

Kathryn joined CBRE in 2007 following a 15-year career in property journalism working for some of Australia's leading newspapers, including the Australian Financial Review and the Sydney Morning Herald. She works closely with CBRE’s CEO and senior executive team to promote the company’s brand, platform and corporate values.

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