BIS Oxford Economics’ macroeconomic, industry and detailed property sector forecasts assist our real estate clients understand how individual markets will perform in the future, in turn enabling better property-related decisions.
With our deep understanding of global, national, regional and industry sector growth drivers, we can deliver key insights into future property markets trends that support the investment, leasing, development, lending and policy-making decisions of our real estate clients.
Within Australia and globally, we work with sovereign wealth funds, investment fund managers, advisory firms, lenders, institutional and private investors, developers and government instrumentalities, helping them understand the risks and opportunities for their respective markets.
How we support the real estate sector
BIS Oxford Economics’ solutions for the real estate sector can be summarised into the following headline categories:
Within Australia, detailed property market reports across industry sectors and cities help clients understand each market’s balance of demand and supply and provide growth assumptions for rentals, yields, property values and investment returns that support financial evaluation, lending, investment or development decisions.
Real estate consultancy provides research and forecasting solutions at both the market and development project level, incorporating relevant demographic or catchment area analysis and economic impact assessment.
Global economic and city forecasts undertaken by Oxford Economics provide forecasts across a range of economic variables using a consistent methodology covering 200+ countries that assist in understanding the key demand drivers underpinning each property sector.
How some of our real estate clients use our analysis
Anticipate the demand for a specific development or mixed use project. Useful to developers, investors and lenders, we can analyse a proposed project in the context of the relevant investment and/or development cycle, provide forecasts of space demand, competitive stock, rental and capital value growth and indicative returns.
Strategic employment studies help local and state government planning bodies to better understand current and future employment trends and the key drivers within a specific centre.
A property evaluation helps purchasers determine how much to pay for an asset and better understand market growth assumptions.
Independent market reports for inclusion in capital raising documents. Clients seeking to raise capital for investment will draw on our deep analysis of markets to provide an independent, dispassionate market report for inclusion in Product Disclosure Statements or Offering Memorandums.
Accommodation strategy. For clients needing to choose between different office locations within or across cities or decide whether to lease or buy, our market forecasts can provide guidance.
Strategic property workshops or Board presentations. These highly focused forums involving senior BIS Oxford Economics personnel provide clients with an opportunity to discuss their property issues, develop a ‘house view’ on markets or decide on business strategy.
“We have a longstanding relationship with BIS Oxford Economics. Their research is highly valued and has proven to be indispensable throughout the ups and downs of market cycles.”
Paul Weightman, CEO, Cromwell Property Group
“For Henkell Brothers Investment Managers, the guidance given through BIS Oxford Economics has been an essential day-to-day and strategic decisionmaking tool since 1999 . . . the profoundness and sound methodology of BIS Oxford Economics’ research approach comes through at all times, making the results utterly reliable”.
Hans Henkell, Managing Director, Henkell Brothers