Sydney Six heralds record pricing result

Thursday 25 May 2017

A portfolio of six industrial assets in Western Sydney – known as the Sydney Six – has sold for $71 million after a highly competitive sale campaign. The portfolio – comprising four Wetherill Park assets, a Smithfield property and an Eastern Creek site – boasts a total NLA of 45,850sqm and an annual income of

Online retail changing the industrial landscape

Thursday 18 May 2017

The unabated growth of online retail is driving major changes in the industrial and retail landscape, with the lines between the sectors becoming increasingly blurred amid supply chain fragmentation.   That was one of the key outtakes of CBRE’s annual Perth Market Outlook presentation, which highlighted the changing shape of both retail and industrial markets

Industrial & Logistics market benefits from rise in land values

Thursday 4 May 2017

Land values are continuing to buoy the industrial market as the demand for development sites surges ahead. According to CBRE’s latest Industrial & Logistics MarketView report, the average price per square metre for 1.6ha blocks has increased by 18% year-on-year nationally. In Sydney, the y-o-y increase is nearer 35%, sitting at over $730 per sqm,

Home renovation boom drives next wave of industrial growth

Wednesday 2 November 2016

A spike in household trade sales across Australia is set to drive the next wave of growth in the industrial and logistics sector, CBRE’s latest research reveals. CBRE’s Industrial and Logistics, Q3 2016, MarketView report highlights increased levels of spending on household goods – driven by a national spike in home renovations – is offsetting

New Technology, Automation Stand to Reshape Modern Supply Chains

Thursday 15 September 2016

Rapidly emerging advancements in technology such as autonomous trucks, 3D printing and warehouse automation will foster dramatic changes in how shippers, retailers and manufacturers configure their supply chains and distribution strategies, spurring a need for different formats and locations for industrial real estate, according to a new report from CBRE Group, Inc. Taken together, these

Investors chase slice of South Sydney real estate pie

Tuesday 6 September 2016

Savvy investors are capitalising on the continued strength of South Sydney’s industrial market –securing assets in record time amid the area’s increasing appeal as one of Australia’s most coveted inner-city business hubs.   CBRE Negotiator, Advisory & Transaction Services – Industrial & Logistics, Nick Zenonos said limited stock supply in South Sydney was underpinning strong

Portfolio sales drive industrial growth

Tuesday 16 August 2016

Large offshore investors have continued their appetite for industrial and logistics stock across the June quarter, according to CBRE’s latest Industrial MarketView report. Q2 2016 saw some signs of improvement across the Australian industrial economy. Following 0.5% annual growth in industrial GDP in the March quarter, PMI reached its highest level since June 2002 in

Secondary assets attracting offshore investment

Wednesday 10 August 2016

The Melbourne industrial market is continuing to generate strong interest from local and overseas investors, according to the latest research from CBRE. CBRE’s Q2 2016 Industrial MarketView reveals the June quarter saw an increase over the March quarter of 76% across the Victorian market. A total of $500 million + transacted including 810-848 Koorait Creek