• Sydney and Melbourne’s property outperformance will continue in 2018 but at a lower rate due to ongoing economic convergence between states

 

  • The business economy is faring better than the consumer economy; we expect retail to be the most challenged commercial property sector in 2018

 

  • With property yields currently at or near cyclical lows, rental growth and ‘value-add’ strategies will be the main drivers of capital value growth in coming years

 

  • There currently exists  deviations from long-term pricing relativities that present countercyclical investment opportunities

 

  • Technological evolution will continue to re-shape occupier needs in all sectors