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Latest Australia analysis
- Mar 21 2019
Japan: Building and Construction in Japan 2019-2023: March 2019 Update
The outlook for construction spending or work done value remains positive, with further growth forecast for 2019 following the eighth year of consecutive growth registered in 2018. The curren...
- 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.
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Latest Global Analysis
- Jan 07 2019
Market slump overstates shift in the economic outlook
While it is debatable whether global financial markets are yet pricing in recession, they now see a significant risk of a substantial economic slowdown.
- Jan 03 2019
The macro legacy of 2018’s asset price bumps
2018’s financial market bumps are unlikely in themselves to send advanced economies’ expansion far off course, at least via the impact through standard transmission channels – wealth effects and chang...
- Dec 17 2018
Thrifty firms and thriftless households are risks to growth
Structural changes in savings behaviour by households and especially firms in advanced economies in recent years pose threats to global growth. Household savings may have been compressed by high wealt...
- Dec 14 2018
Q3 or not Q3. Is that the recession?
Markets have certainly begun to take a rather more pessimistic view on the global growth outlook. Indeed, at face value, the near inversion of the US yield curve and the Q3 contractions in five advanc...
- Dec 12 2018
Global Macro Themes and asset views chartbook, December 2018
In our global macro chartbook for December, we summarise our views on current global themes and asset markets, and link to our research highlights over the last month.This month, we report that while...
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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.