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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
- Jan 28 2020
EM rebalancing spurs growth hopes
Emerging markets have enjoyed looser financial conditions since mid-2018 but until recently this has failed to revive weak real activity.
- Jan 27 2020
Advanced economy indicator still low, but stabilising
Our advanced economy leading indicator showed signs of stabilisation in December, albeit at a low level after a period of steady and sustained declines. But it’s too soon to conclude that the downtren...
- Jan 24 2020
World growth drivers point to 2020 stabilisation
A comprehensive examination of key growth drivers supports our baseline view that world GDP growth will stabilise in 2020 – but at a very moderate pace of around 2.5% y/y. This may be the ‘new normal’...
- Jan 22 2020
Why we don’t fear a zombie apocalypse
Evidence has been put forward to suggest that the rise in the number of zombie firms – those considered mature, unproductive and persistently unprofitable – is damaging advanced economies.
- Jan 16 2020
Why a 2020 recession would be mild but long
Should the global economy fall into recession in 2020, we doubt that the growth slump would be as severe as that seen in the global financial crisis (GFC). Rather, we think it would resemble the dot-c...
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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.