Posts Tagged ‘Research’

Easing of Sydney’s lockout law provides relief for CBD Businesses

Thursday’s announcement by New South Wales’ Premier Mike Baird to soften its lockout laws may be seen as a relief for business operators in and around Sydney’s CBD and Kings Cross. The state government’s response to the easing of these laws, as recommended by an independent liquor law review, is the extension of the 1:30am […]

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GDP contracts for the first time in five years

Australia’s growth figures were released yesterday, with the revelation that the economy contracted by 0.5 per cent, in seasonally adjusted terms, over the September quarter. As a result, annual growth figures for the June quarter had also been revised down from the previous 3.1 per cent to 1.8 per cent. September’s figure is not only […]

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Auction rates & clearance rates throughout 2015

The Sydney residential market has once again made headlines, this time in regards to the falling auction clearance rates. In response to the reduction in rates, we’ve seen many news articles speculating the possibility of a bursting property bubble and a moderate growth outlook for 2016. The auction clearance rate is a number that describes […]

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The Daiwa Real Estate Appraisal Quarterly Research Report

Daiwa Real Estate Appraisal, our Japanese partner, has released their quarterly research report on the property markets in Japan and Singapore. The detailed report provides comprehensive information on the residential and commercial markets including capitalisation rates, occupancy rates, rental rates and major transactions that have taken place throughout the period. The report can be viewed […]

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The risk-free rate – What does history tells us?

Interest rates are at historical lows as displayed in the chart below which considers the 10 year bond yield which is widely used and accepted as the risk-free rate. As the risk-free rate is widely accepted as the foundation to discount rate models, entities wishing to invest are finding it difficult to adjust their capital […]

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