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Latest Australia analysis
- Mar 21 2019
Melbourne Commercial Property Prospects 2019-2029
The Melbourne CBD office market continues to perform strongly. Net absorption in 2018 was the strongest since 2007 and the CBD vacancy rate fell to a decade-low 3.2% at year end. Rents posted furth...
- Mar 18 2019
Inner Brisbane Apartments 2019 to 2026
The Inner Brisbane apartment market has averaged a record of 5,758 new apartments per annum over 2016 to 2019, well in excess of previous peaks. Vacancy rates in Inner Brisbane rose to above the ba...
- Mar 14 2019
Slowing tax revenue expected to restrict spending
Public demand has contributed significantly to GDP growth over recent years, stemming from steady rises in tax revenue. However, looking forward, the subdued wage outlook and the severe slowdown in th...
- Mar 14 2019
Building Industry Prospects Chartbook March 2019
Total building activity steadily trended up over the five years to 2017/18, with activity reaching a record peak of $124.16 billion (constant 2016/17 prices). While new dwelling building was the dr...
- Mar 13 2019
Building Industry Prospects March 2019 Bulletin
Coming from a record peak, total building commencements are projected to ease back 13% in 2018/19 and 5% in 2019/20. Overwhelmingly, a lower rate of apartment construction in the major cities is drivi...
- Mar 13 2019
South Korea: Building and Construction in South Korea 2019-2023: March 2019 Update
Construction prospects remain bleak in the short term as activity continues to fall from 2015’s peak. We expect the market to trough this year though, before returning to growth in 2020.
- Mar 12 2019
GDP growth disappoints in Q4, outlook for FY19 downgraded to 2.3%
GDP growth was once again weaker than expected in Q4 2018 at 0.2% q/q. Momentum in consumer spending remains subdued, held back by anaemic income growth. Further, the anticipated downturn in dwelling...
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Latest Global Analysis
- Apr 11 2019
The financial winter in BRIC countries is finally over
After a difficult 2018, the BRICs appear to be finally emerging from their financial winter. According to our latest Financial Conditions Indices (FCIs), Brazil is firmly in positive territory, whil...
- Apr 10 2019
EM: Shocks to ease but growth to fall to three-year low
The negative impulse from external factors that hit emerging markets (EM) in 2018 is starting to ease, in large part thanks to a more dovish Fed. Looking at a range of ‘shock indicators’, we expect th...
- Apr 09 2019
Global: Resilience in services offers a glimmer of hope
In contrast to the rolling run of weak manufacturing and trade data, service sector indicators have struck a more resilient tone. Indeed, the global services PMI has recently edged back up to the aver...
- Apr 05 2019
World trade growth weakest in 10 years
Our world trade indicators show the weakest picture since late 2009. Our coincident indicator shows trade declining by 0.5% y/y in February and the leading indicator suggests an even weaker picture fo...
- Apr 05 2019
The global impact of a sharper US-China slowdown
We forecast a moderate global slowdown through 2020, but risks are looming of a sharper downturn in China and the US. If these were to materialise, our simulations suggest global GDP growth would hit...
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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.