2018 Residential Property Outlook Breakfast (W180206)

7:00am Tuesday, 6 February 2018
9:30am Tuesday, 6 February 2018
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
21 Mounts Bay Rd
Perth, Western Australia 6000

The Australian Property Institute is proud to present the premier property professional event which kicks off each New Year in Western Australia.  It’s a golden opportunity for your firm to book a table to host clients and colleagues and to consolidate important business relationships at the start of a new year.

How will the Western Australian residential property market fare in 2018?  Hear from some of Western Australia's leading experts in this area, determining what is forecast for the WA residential market in 2018.



Read more about the Presenters

Hayden Groves, President, REIWA

Hayden was elected President of the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA) for a two-year term on 15 October 2015. He was recently re-elected on 5 October 2017 by his Council peers, to represent the membership for a further year.

Hayden has served on the REIWA Council since 2010 after several years as the Fremantle Branch Chairman and was elected Deputy President at the October 2013 Council meeting. He is also current Deputy President of the Real Estate Institute of Australia, a position he’s held since 2014. Hayden is also a Director of The Real Estate Conversation, Australia’s most widely read daily property bulletin.

He is sole director of the largest independent agency in Fremantle and along with his triennial, Hayden holds an honours degree in politics, has studied law and is a licensed auctioneer.

David Cresp, Director, Urbis

David Cresp is well regarded as the go-to person to find out what is happening in the Perth property market.

He completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Property) in 1994 and for more than 20 years has been working to provide clients with key insights into all sectors of the Perth market.

David has an excellent understanding of all property classes and is particularly passionate about the residential market. He uses Essentials – a report on property classes throughout Australia conducted by Urbis analysts – to monitor Perth’s apartment market as well as his own extensive business insights systems that analyse the Greenfields land market.

David and his team work closely with a number of national and local clients to assist their understanding of the Perth market on a range of projects across the retail, industrial and residential property classes. He has worked as the property economist on some of Perth’s major redevelopment projects including Elizabeth Quay, Perth City Link, Subiaco Fine China, Waterbank and the East Perth Power Station.

Troy Gorton, Executive General Manager, BGC Residential

Troy has spent the last 15 years working across the construction, property development and real estate sectors.

Joining BGC Residential in 2011, Troy has spent the last 6 years establishing and overseeing a number of business, which span across multiple industry sectors, including construction, property development, real estate, and investment.

Most recently, Troy and his team have been working on some of Western Australia’s leading innovation projects, including the introduction of narrow lot ‘Terrace’ style housing on lots as narrow as 4.5m, and also Western Australia’s first Micro-Lots, which are houses constructed on 80m2 green title lots.

Troy is a Master Builders Association (MBA) Housing Council member, and has previously served as a council member with Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA).

Mark McNally, Director, McNally Group

Mark has a diverse background he draws from with experience as a professional athlete, a number of roles in the public sector and the successful start-up of four companies over the last six years. The companies are diverse in their range of activities which support Mark’s vision and enthusiasm to ‘do things differently’ and compete in some of the most competitive established markets places.

Mark’s laser-like focus on customer experience, continual improvement and an insatiable appetite for new learnings form the foundations of McNally Group’s approach – providing a point of differentiation and ensuring a tailored approach for each client.



Read more about the Moderator/MC

Gavin Hegney, Independent Property Analyst and Commentator

Gavin Hegney is one of Australia’s most influential voices in property. As a, skilled analyst of the property and finance sectors, he is a prolific market, commentator and shares his insightful understanding in forecasting future, market trends.

Gavin has earned a longstanding reputation of integrity and business innovation and has been a prominent member of Western Australia’s property industry for 35 years. He shares his expertise as a regular guest presenter to many corporate and industry conferences and events and authored the book ‘The Residential Property Market’ and he finds great enjoyment in researching the property, finance and share markets in understanding how they fit together.


6:50amRegistrations open
7:10amBreakfast Served
7:30amPresentations commence
9:30amExpected close

Registration Fees

Standard Registration 
API Members $108
Table of 8 - To purchase please click here$850
Registration fees include full sit down breakfast. All fees include GST

CPD Points

Full attendance at this event accrues 2 API CPD Points and 2 DMIRS (formerly Commerce) points, elective category two.

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Kristy Anderson - Member Services Manager, WA Division

For further information regarding this event please contact the WA office.