Property Market Outlook for 2018 (N180208)

4:30pm Thursday, 8 February 2018
6:30pm Thursday, 8 February 2018
Level 6, 1 O’Connell St
Sydney, New South Wales 2000

What does 2018 hold for the Australian property sector? What now for property prices? Will prices continue to soar or will the ‘bubble’ burst? Economists can’t seem to agree on the forecasts.  

What would happen if there is another round of tightening measures from APRA and further cooling of offshore investor demand? Will the current supply finally outpace demand in the near future? 

Sydney, with promises of extensive infrastructure development continues to be prized in an increasingly globalised world. Join us as our panel of key property leaders outline their expert thoughts and expectations for the coming year on the economy, and the industrial, residential, commercial and retail sectors. 



Read More about our Presenters

Andrew Ballantyne
Head of Research, JLL

Andrew joined JLL in July 2007 and is the Head of Research – Australia. He is responsible for the production of thought leadership papers, the office market research portfolio and management of the Australian Research team.
Andrew works closely with the Capital Markets, Corporate Finance and Leasing strategic business units at JLL. He prepares tailored investment papers to support major investment sales. He also provided strategic research support with the firm’s major leasing appointments at Barangaroo South and the Victoria Harbour precinct in Melbourne’s Docklands. 

Andrew is also involved with a number of universities and has guest lectured at University of Technology Sydney, the University of Melbourne and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT).

Sarah Hunter
Head of Australia Macroeconomics, BIS Oxford Economics

Sarah Hunter joined Oxford Economics in June 2010 as a member of the macroeconomics team, and currently leads the economics team within BIS Oxford Economics. She oversees and contributes to the Australia Macro Service, which provides clients with forecasts and analysis for Australia and New Zealand, and takes a leading role in presenting the Australia and global outlook to clients in the region. She is also responsible for the Asia Pacific macro consulting team, and has worked on many projects including economic due diligence for asset transactions, estimating and forecasting household income by income band, enhancing and expanding the company’s modelling of the energy sector, and taking a leading role in developing methodologies for financial institution stress testing scenarios.

Sarah has a degree in economics from the University of Cambridge and an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics, which she passed with distinction. Prior to joining Oxford Economics she completed her PhD in Economics at the University of Oxford, where her thesis modelled the impact of World War I on Britain’s position in the global economy.

Greg Malempre
Director, Location IQ

Greg commenced work in the field of economic and consumer research in December 2004. After joining Location IQ as an Associate Director in 2009, Greg was promoted to Director in July 2011. He has significant exposure and experience in the field of retail and shopping centre analysis, working closely with a diverse client base on a wide range of projects across all of the states and territories of Australia in addition to New Zealand. Greg has travelled to some of the leading global retail cities and has a keen interest in international and domestic shopping centres and retailers.

Roger Miller
National Director, Colliers International

Roger is the Director in Charge of Colliers International’s Sydney West Office and National Director / Industrial. Joining Colliers International in 2009, he has over 29 years’ experience in the property industry including roles in a development and investment capacity. He is a trusted advisor to international corporations as well as institutional entities. He is currently marketing NSW’s largest industrial offering in Moorebank Logistics Park where 850,000m2 of prime industrial space is on offer and was responsible for the largest ever single industrial asset sale in Queensland, earlier this year, with the sale of Coca Cola Amatil Campus (Richlands) for $157 million. He is a keen supporter of theproperty industry and has held roles with the PCA (ex-chairman of the NSW Industrial Committee) and the PIF.

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4:00pmRegistration opens
4:30pmPresentations commence
6:30pmClose followed by light refreshments

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