Overseas Investor Demand

Overseas Investor Demand

Australian CBD office transactions sales activity has been relatively subdued over the first 9 months of 2012 when compared with the very active 2011 calendar year, with Knight Frank data showing investment activity totalling $3.09 billion from 41 transactions (over…

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Budget Overview – May 2015

Budget Overview – May 2015

Overview The Federal Government has delivered a ‘safe’ budget with the budget balance (forecast to be $35b in 2015/16) continuing to be impacted by the weaker economic parameters. The Government has been cautious not to take too much more out…

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Online Retail

Online Retail

The growth in online retailing as a percentage of total retail spending has had a significant impact on both the retail and industrial sectors in recent years. Retailers and retail landlords have needed to adapt to this structural change and…

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Cash Rate Decision

Cash Rate Decision

At its meeting today, the Board decided to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 2.0 per cent, effective 6 May 2015. The global economy is expanding at a moderate pace, but commodity prices have declined over the…

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