1 April 2019 | Stories
St Kilda One of the Hottest Office Markets in Melbourne As Rents Balloon: Knight Frank
Office rents in Melbourne’s St Kilda Road precinct have seen robust growth over 2018, as the fringe-city area becomes one of the city’s “most sought-after investment markets”, according to new research from Knight Frank.
26 March 2019 | Stories
Australia’s Room Boom Brings Price Tag of Investment-Grade Hotel Sector to $56 Billion
A surge in hotel values and a development boom since 2011 has driven Australia’s investment-grade accommodation sector to be worth an estimated $56 billion, according to new research.
8 March 2019 | Stories
How Retail Is Fast Becoming the Point of Difference in Mixed-Use Developments
The retail sector is seeing a shift from freestanding retail-only properties to mixed-use developments, fuelled by a growing demand for convenience.
7 March 2019 | Stories
Sydney’s Industrial Property Market the Fastest Growing in Australia: Colliers International
The Sydney industrial property market has seen the fastest capital value growth in Australia in recent years, while Melbourne has come up on top in rental increases, new research from Colliers International shows.
6 March 2019 | Stories
How “Super-Experiences” Will Be the Next Big Thing in Workplace Design
With coworking, activity-based working and open-plan offices, today’s offices look considerably different from what they did 20 years ago.
28 February 2019 | Stories
Coworking Operators Need More Than Desks and Chairs to Win Sydney and Melbourne Markets: Next Story
Flexible workspace providers offering something different from the standard will gain an edge over other operators as the market continues to mature, a coworking expert says.
27 February 2019 | Stories
Why More Corporate Firms Are Recognising Workplace Design As the Key to Collaboration
It’s no secret that a growing number of big businesses want to promote collaborative working to encourage innovation and boost job satisfaction.
26 February 2019 | News, Stories
Shortage of Strata Offices in Central Melbourne As Owners Reluctant to Sell in Tight Market
Strata office sales in the Melbourne CBD and Docklands area have dropped by 34 percent to $86.5 million in 2018 as owners hold on to properties amidst escalating demand, according to Colliers International research.
21 February 2019 | Stories
How the Commercial Build-to-Rent Sector Could Get off the Ground This Year
The economics could finally stack up for commercial build-to-rent projects as land prices are expected to decline, making potential projects more viable, a new report claims.
18 February 2019 | Stories
Why Coworking Spaces in 2019 Will Feel More Like Your Own Home
Flexible workspace providers are increasingly including homey comforts in their spaces to boost work-life balance for occupants.
7 February 2019 | Stories
Melbourne Metro Offices Clock in More Than $1 Billion in Sales for the Fifth Year Running
Melbourne’s suburban office market is booming, as deals from 2018 tipped the $1 billion mark for a fifth year in a row, Colliers International figures show.
1 February 2019 | Stories
7 New Hotels Opening Across Australia in 2019
With a booming hotel and tourism industry, the competition is on among hoteliers to provide the most interesting and comfortable spaces.
29 January 2019 | Stories
Average Yields in Melbourne CBD Down to Record Low Despite Drop in Foreign Investors
Properties in Melbourne’s CBD selling below the $25 million mark have averaged a yield of 3.6 per cent over 2018, new CBRE sales research shows.
25 January 2019 | Stories
Premium Offices in Sydney and Melbourne Relatively Affordable: JLL
Commercial property watchers in Australia may think offices across the country’s top cities are reaching exorbitant levels, but Sydney and Melbourne remain “affordable” when compared with markets around the world, according to a global report by JLL.
25 January 2019 | Stories
Foreign Buyer Activity Slides but Average Deals Bigger Than Domestic Investors
Foreign buyers are investing in larger commercial property deals in Australia than domestic investors, despite a drop off in the number of acquisitions.