NSW State of the Market: Residential - Where to now for Sydney prices, rents and supply? (N181018)

4:00pm Thursday, 18 October 2018
7:30pm Thursday, 18 October 2018
Bartier Perry
Level 10, 77 Castlereagh St
Sydney, New South Wales 2000

As part of the API NSW ‘State of the Market’ Series, we are pleased to present residential industry experts from RP Data, JLL, Domain and Opteon providing their topical insights, analysis and predictions for the residential property sector.  

Topics to be covered from our presenters include:

  • Broad overview of the overall housing market 
  • Value movements/annual change in Sydney 
  • Rental growth changes / gross yields 
  • Housing value forecasts 
  • Where is Sydney in the Capital Value Cycle
  • Apartment demand

The seminar is a must for all property professionals who are interested or involved in the residential property sector.

An interactive Q&A session with the presenters will be included as part of the program.


  • Gavin Stuart, Partner, Bartier Perry (MC)
  • Tim Lawless, RP Data
  • Dr Nicola Powell, Domain Group
  • Leigh Warner, JLL 
  • Sally Dale, Opteon
Read more about the presenters
Tim Lawless

Tim Lawless 
RP Data

Tim Lawless is RP Data’s National Research Director. He joined the company in 2007 and from this time has embarked on developing a renewed focus for the group’s internal property data research division. 

Along with his team, Tim has expanded the RP Data research division to now report on the property market on a daily basis through visual and personal presentations and has become a successful keynote speaker for industry-related conferences and seminars. Tim has become a regular voice in the Australia media where he regularly reports on trends and current market conditions. 

Dr Nicola Powell

Dr Nicola Powell
Domain Group

Dr Nicola Powell is Senior Research Analyst for Domain Group. Nicola is the leading force behind Domain’s data reports that keep the Australian public up to date on what’s happening in the market.  She is a well known property expert, featuring regularly on broadcast and in print media, as well as  Domain’s media channels. Nicola’s analysis drives the agenda for the nation’s property conversation. She is known for her succinct, easily understood, commentary style and in-depth analysis of market trends.

Leigh Warner

Leigh Warner

Leigh is a National Director of Research, based in Brisbane.  He leads JLL’s residential and alternative sectors research nationally, as well as overseeing Queensland research across all sectors. He also has responsibility for coordinating the firm’s macroeconomic research.

Leigh is an experienced industry researcher with over fifteen years’ experience in commercial property and economics. In addition to over 10 years in commercial property analysis and consulting with JLL, Leigh spent nearly three years in research and strategy for LaSalle Investment Management. He also has almost five years’ experience at the start of his career in economics focused roles at the Reserve Bank of Australia and Queensland Treasury.

Sally Dale

Sally Dale

Sally Dale is the State Director of Opteon NSW/ACT/QLD. She has over 25 years’ experience in senior management, property valuations and advisory services. During her time at Opteon, Sally was previously the National Executive Operations Manager and Director of Opteon Sydney. She has also been the owner of a successful Sydney based valuation firm as well as operating her own consultancy and valuation practice.


4.00pmRegistration opens
4.30pmSeminar commences
6.30pmSeminar closes followed by light refreshments
7.30pmEvent concludes

Registration Fees (including GST)

API Members$96
API Student Members$72

CPD Points

Attendance at this event accrues 2 CPD Points. 

Event Partner

Bartier Perry


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