Despite an uncertain outlook, there remains cause for optimism and opportunities for property investors across the APAC region in 2020. Private wealth will continue to grow across the region, particularly in China and Japan and there remains significant institutional capital looking for opportunities.
The new Student Accommodation Survey provides a valuable insight into how students view their accommodation and the key factors that influence their decision when choosing where to rent. Overall, more than three quarters of students living in purpose-built student accommodation indicated that they were satisfied with their accommodation choice for the year (78%), slightly higher than those living in the private rented sector. The survey is based on the responses of over 60,000 students.
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The latest Australian Residential Development Review confirms that residential land sales declined 38% year-on-year in 2018/19 with demand rising for alternative asset classes. Offshore buyers purchased almost 34% of all development sites by value.
The new London Residential Review highlights that 11% more sales were agreed in prime central London between January and September 2019 compared to the same period in 2018. The trend is due to a combination of factors that include stamp duty-related price adjustments, the Sterling discount, the ultra-low cost of debt and the build up of demand over a prolonged period.
According to the new Dublin PRS Tenant Survey institutional investment accounted for €930 million of transactions in 2018 and this is forecast to rise to €1.5 billion in 2019. The new tenant survey offers valuable insight into the views and profiles of tenants across the city.
The new India Monthly Update confirms annual GDP growth slowed from 5.8% last quarter to 5%. In an effort to stimulate growth the government has set up a six-member task force to allocate $1.4 trillion of funds by 2024-25 on key infrastructure projects.
The new Prime France Report assesses market conditions across the country’s prime second home destinations: Paris, The French Riviera, Provence, The French Alps and South West France. The report highlights the extent to which sales have strengthened across France in recent years.
The new report by Patrick Gower takes the pulse of Brentford, one of London’s former industrial areas situated alongside The Thames and amongst London’s expansive green spaces, it is set to become one of the capital’s largest waterside regeneration hubs. The report looks into detail at the rental market, affordability, housing supply and connectivity.
The latest Australian Prime Residential Review reports that prime residential prices over the year ending June 2019, rose by 2.5% in Sydney, followed by Brisbane (2.2%), Melbourne (2.1%), Gold Coast (1.1%) and Perth (0.6%). Analysis by Michelle Ciesielski in the chart below shows the top five suburbs in each major city by median price and ten-year price growth.