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Latest Australia analysis
- Nov 27 2019
Inner Sydney Apartments 2019 Update
Recent declines in apartment rents and prices in the Inner Sydney area – brought about largely by a boom in completions and borrowing constraints - should be reversed from this year on. However, grow...
- Nov 22 2019
Thailand: Building and Construction in Thailand 2019-2023: November 2019 Update
Work done value, in 2019 is estimated to continue to grow moderately at 4.7% (in nominal terms), supported mainly by infrastructure investment which is estimated to grow by 9% - underpinned by on-goin...
- Nov 21 2019
Household spending resisting expansionary policy efforts
Household spending remains the weak link in the outlook. Despite very accommodative monetary settings and an increase in low- and middle-income tax offsets, retail turnover continues to disappoint, an...
- Nov 20 2019
Canberra Commercial Property Prospects 2019-2029
Canberra's office market continues to recover, albeit at a modest pace. Faster progress is being held back by lacklustre growth in the Commonwealth workforce. Nonetheless, positive net absorption...
- Nov 20 2019
South Korea: Building and Construction in South Korea 2019-2023: November 2019 Update
Total construction commencement value for 2019 is estimated to decline further by 6% (revised up slightly from -8%). The construction sector is expected to remain subdued in 2020 amid continued softer...
- Nov 18 2019
Perth Commercial Property Market 2019-2029
The recovery in the Perth office market is coming through, driven by solid employment growth as businesses gear up for the next resources led upswing. However, the market remains heavily oversuppl...
- Nov 18 2019
Japan: Building and Construction in Japan 2019-2023: November 2019 Update
Total value of construction work done forecast for 2019 remains little changed at 3.5%, driven mainly by the civil engineering ( 6.5%) and non-residential ( 1.5%) sectors. The residential sector rema...
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Latest Global Analysis
- Dec 06 2019
Reintroducing steel tariffs will drive US prices higher
President Trump’s tweeted threat to reimpose 25% steel tariffs on Brazil and Argentina’s steel exports has so far had a muted response on US hot-rolled coil (HRC) prices. But Brazil is the second-lar...
- Dec 06 2019
The economic impact of global warming
The impact of global warming is rarely included in standard macroeconomic forecasts, even over 20-30 year time horizons. This partly reflects the perception that the economic effects of global warming...
- Dec 03 2019
Inside Frontier Markets: December 2019
In our second edition, we focus on Ecuador, Bolivia, Lebanon, Egypt, and Kenya. We also present brief updates on Ukraine, Venezuela, and Zambia.
- Dec 02 2019
More evidence that slowdown, not recession, is next
We have noted previously that countries whose growth far exceeds potential tend to be prone to recessions. However, our understanding of an economy’s state often relies on unobservable structural conc...
- Nov 29 2019
Improving global sentiment suggests growth turnaround
Absent any new shocks, our new sentiment indicator supports our call for global growth to bottom out in the first half of 2020. Our new global composite sentiment indicator uses business and consumer...
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.
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.