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Latest Australia analysis
- Jan 31 2020
Engineering Construction in Australia 2020 - 2034 January Update
The ongoing completion of LNG projects in WA and NT resulted in headline engineering construction work done falling by 9% year-on-year to $20.8bn in the September 2019 quarter. Looking ahead, oil and...
- Jan 28 2020
Retail Property 2020 – 2030
There’s no denying that conditions are tough in the retail environment – and that extends to retail property investment. Both income and capital returns have already weakened and we forecast notabl...
- Jan 21 2020
Agriculture and tourism hit hardest by bushfires
This bushfire season is set to be one of the worst on record, particularly for Australia’s south-eastern states. So far, swathes of NSW, VIC and SA have been ravaged, more than 2,600 homes destroyed,...
- Jan 20 2020
Adelaide Commercial Property Prospects 2020-2030
The Adelaide office market has enjoyed robust net absorption of late. However, the CBD vacancy rate is estimated to have risen in 2H19 as a result of new stock coming on stream. This has reined in...
- Jan 16 2020
RBA mulling its unconventional options
The cash rate target was cut three times in 2019, to an all-time low of 0.75% and we expect another cut will be delivered in Q1 of this year. With the policy rate so close to zero, the RBA is consider...
- Jan 09 2020
Bushfires likely to reinforce near-term economic picture of subdued levels of confidence and modest domestic demand
High frequency data released over the past month have been subdued, with business confidence holding at neutral levels and consumer confidence slipping into negative territory. And the ongoing bushfir...
- Jan 07 2020
Recession risks ease, but 2020 growth will be tepid
Signs that global growth may stabilise in early 2020 have calmed fears that the current slowdown will morph into a full-blown recession. Activity data over recent months have mostly evolved as we expe...
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Latest Global Analysis
- Feb 20 2020
Global: Timelines for coronavirus’ economic impacts
We expect disruptions from the coronavirus to prompt global GDP to fall on a seasonally adjusted basis in Q1 – the first quarterly drop since the global financial crisis.
- Feb 19 2020
Coronavirus pandemic could cut world GDP by $1tn
Using the Oxford Global Economic Model, we outline two downside scenarios in which the coronavirus outbreak morphs into a pandemic. In one scenario, the pandemic is limited to Asia, and world GDP fall...
- Feb 18 2020
Where EMs stand in the race to high-income status (chartpack)
Which EMs are likely to stumble in the race to high-income status? We map long-term growth potential for 20 EMs and present our results in a heatmap analysis of 37 structural and empirical metrics....
- Feb 14 2020
Decline in speed of virus outbreak leads to policy shift
The economic impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak has become obvious as it is now 20 days into the Chinese New Year. Indicators on transportation, property sales and industrial activity have not y...
- Feb 14 2020
Global Macro Themes and Asset Views Chartbook, February 2020
In our global macro chartbook for February, we summarise our views on current global themes and asset markets, and link to our research highlights over the last month. We have lowered our global GDP g...
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Engineering Construction in Australia provides the best analysis, insights and forecasts of Australia’s dynamic civil construction market across transport (roads, bridges, railways, harbours), utilities (water, sewerage, electricity, telecommunications), recreation, pipelines and mining and heavy industry construction. Updated quarterly, including an extensive databank, detailed forecasts and project lists.
A comprehensive overview of the long run Australia residential and non-residential outlook. Includes detailed forecasts by sector, including houses, apartments, offices, retail, warehouses, accommodation, education and health.
Report contains a three year forecast outlook for median house and unit prices for Australia’s state and territory capital cities and selected regional centres. Analysis and forecasts of key drivers, including economic indicators, migration, population growth and underlying demand and supply are also included.