Real Estate Still Intact as Equities Market Roiled

    Global markets plunged following an extensive sell-off amid worsening news surrounding the coronavirus outbreak.

    Real Estate Still Intact as Equities Market Roiled

    Global markets plunged following an extensive sell-off amid worsening news surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. The World Health Organization said on Thursday that the outbreak could become a pandemic. It may be too early to assess the impacts on the Real Estate sector, but industry players are certainty paying close attention to how the situation develops.

    Looking back at the past two years, market performance had been dismal due to Brexit and the trade war. These macro events pushed central banks around the world to cut rates, which helped to fuel global economic growth. In the Real Estate space, demand had increased steadily as buyers benefited from favourable lending conditions.

    What caught our eyes this week

    POLL-Australia C.Bank to Hold Rates in March, Two Cuts Seen by Year-End

    POLL-Australia C.Bank to Hold Rates in March, Two Cuts Seen by Year-End

    NASDAQ – Australia’s central bank will hold its cash rate at record lows next week and cut twice later in the year, a Reuters poll showed, as a rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak threatens to rock economies around the world.

    Read also: Australia Property Investment

    Targeted Investment Strategies Crucial in Asia Pacific Real Estate Markets: LaSalle

    Targeted Investment Strategies Crucial in Asia Pacific Real Estate Markets: LaSalle

    Edgeprop – Amid COVID-19 fears, real estate investment manager LaSalle Investment Management believes that there are many reasons for optimism on the Asia Pacific market, such as low-to-zero interest rates, ample liquidity and increased monetary and fiscal stimulus.

    Adelaide Commercial Transactions Hit $2bn

    Adelaide Commercial Transactions Hit $2bn

    The Urban Developer – Commercial deals in Adelaide hit record heights over 2019 as transaction volumes reached $1.99 billion across all commercial sectors, accounting for 9 per cent of commercial deals across the country.

    Read also: Macro Overview of Brisbane
    Read also: Brisbane Riding on Cyclical and Structural Tailwinds

    What is PropTech?

    What is PropTech?

    The Urban Developer – PropTech is reshaping Australia’s $7.8 trillion real estate market—the largest asset class in the country—by ironing out an industry riddled with inefficiencies.

    Read also: Blockchain in Real Estate Investment: Hope or Hype?
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    The World's Biggest Economies Get a Jolt of Government Spending

    The World’s Biggest Economies Get a Jolt of Government Spending

    Bloomberg – Governments across the world are starting to use more fiscal firepower to boost economies, though the shift may not be happening fast enough to appease central bankers who say they’re sick of carrying the burden of stimulus alone.

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