Posts Tagged ‘Investment’

Chinese Government restricts real estate investment in Australia

The State Council of the Peoples Republic of China announced on the 18th August that it was introducing a raft of guidelines in relation to overseas investments. Restrictions outlined in the list issued by the Council include a defined aim to curtail overseas investment in real estate and hotels. The moves by the State Council […]

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The risk-free rate – What does history tells us?

Interest rates are at historical lows as displayed in the chart below which considers the 10 year bond yield which is widely used and accepted as the risk-free rate. As the risk-free rate is widely accepted as the foundation to discount rate models, entities wishing to invest are finding it difficult to adjust their capital […]

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Looking Behind the Headline Figure

Whilst there are a number of houses in Sydney selling for over $1million, and is considered one of the most expensive market to purchase a house in Australia, the headlined median price of $930,000 does not necessarily apply to the overall Sydney market. The headline median price reflected the average price of houses that was […]

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Activity in the Australian hotel market is heating up

The Australian hotel market is running hot according to The Australian newspaper; and considering we ranked 3rd most popular hotel investment destination within the Asia Pacific for the first 6 months of this year, that’s not surprising (AFR). During the first half of 2014 investors spent $US654 million on Australian Hotels which is a 10 […]

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Infrastructure expected to create emerging locations

Development, investment and business opportunities are expected to arise from the boost to infrastructure spending announced in the 2014-2015 Federal Budget.  Over the next decade the large volume of road and rail projects will improve mobility and congestion amongst major cities; as a result we will see cheaper emerging locations in Western Sydney, Melbourne and […]

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