Australia Build-to-Rent Development Pipeline


Over the last 12 months, the Australian market has seen an acceleration of momentum with several significant new build-to-rent projects announced. Over 11,000 units across the country form part of the development pipeline for this asset class making small, yet steady inroads into the market. In this update, we look at the key growth drivers for this asset class, identify geographical spread of growth, sources of funding and highlight the development pipeline for Build-to-Rent projects in Australia.


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It’s a case of hindsight in 2020 – thanks to income supplement schemes and social welfare, the rental income from multifamily/build-to-rent assets has been more stable than rental income from commercial/industrial assets. In this episode, we breakdown the build-to-rent market, discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on this asset class and how it could recover quicker than any other property type, while offering a safe haven for investors.


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CBRE Build-to-Rent’s powerful platform combines feasibility, deal structuring and financing services, providing clients with access to the most experienced and highly specialised professionals across geographic borders and service lines. 

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