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Rode’s State of the Property Market

State of the property market in quarter 2 of 2022

The following are significant findings or conclusions made in this issue of Rode’s Report:
• Office vacancy rates improve, but remain elevated
• Real office rentals dive as building-cost inflation spikes
• Industrial market still in relatively good shape, but has it peaked?
• Flat rentals show signs of life
• Real house prices continue to decline
• Higher bond yields will put some upward pressure on cap rates

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State of the property market in quarter 1 of 2022

The following are significant findings or conclusions made in this issue of Rode’s Report:
• REIT results improve
• Flats filling slowly
• Real house prices continue to decline
• Industrial rentals accelerate
• Cap rates of retail property bounce back
• Office vacancy rates head further north
• Office rentals: a luta continua

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State of the property market in quarter 4 of 2021

The following are significant findings or conclusions made in this issue of Rode’s Report:
• The industrial market recovery is gathering momentum
• House prices losing steam
• Office-building market remains in the doldrums
• Flat rentals remain under pressure amid persistent oversupply
• Building activity still below pre-pandemic levels

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State of the property market in quarter 3 of 2021

The following are significant findings or conclusions made in this issue of Rode’s Report:
• Office market stuck in a tough space
• Cap rates of office and retail property worsen
• The industrial market is picking up
• Flat vacancies improve further but remain elevated
• House price growth slows further
• Listed property prices continue to shine

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State of the property market in quarter 2 of 2021

The following are significant findings or conclusions made in this issue of Rode’s Report:
• Office rentals taking a deep dive
• Industrial market continues to recover
• Flat vacancies improve but remain elevated
• House-price growth cooling
• Listed property on the road to recovery

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State of the property market in quarter 1 of 2021

The following are significant findings or conclusions made in this issue of Rode’s Report:
• Capitalization rates of industrial and retail property improve
• Listed property prices continue to recover
• The wilting office market
• Ghost buildings spook office market
• Industrial market the cream of the crop
• Stand values decline again
• Flat vacancies may have peaked for now
• House prices continue to shine

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State of the property market in quarter 4 of 2020

The following are significant findings or conclusions made in this issue of Rode’s Report:
• Office rentals pulled down by growing vacancies
• Industrial market proves its mettle
• Flat vacancies rise even further
• Stronger nominal house price performance continues
• Listed property prices bounce back from low levels
• Capitalization rates stabilize after dreadful period

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State of the property market in quarter 3 of 2020

The following are significant findings or conclusions made in this issue of Rode’s Report:
• Office rentals sink amid flood of space
• Industrial market under pressure as vacancies rise
• Capitalization rates crumble
• Flat vacancies spike
• House prices surprise on upside
• Building activity takes a dive

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State of the property market in quarter 2 of 2020

The following are significant findings or conclusions made in this issue of Rode’s Report:
• Listed property distributions drying up
• Office market to feel the pain in coming quarters
• Industrial rental growth slows further
• Flat rentals and house prices continue to weaken
• Capitalization rates moving up
• Building activity in the doldrums
• Common mistakes with discount rates

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State of the property market in quarter 1 of 2020

The following are significant findings or conclusions made in this issue of Rode’s Report:
• Office market still plagued by oversupply
• Industrial market losing its shine
• Flat vacancy rates heading higher
• Listed property prices under severe pressure
• Capitalization rates continue to worsen

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State of the property market in quarter 4 of 2019

The following are significant findings or conclusions made in this issue of Rode’s Report:
• The struggle continues for office market
• Industrial rentals lose steam
• REIT distributions disappoint as expected
• Flat vacancy rates finish 2019 on better note
• Cap rates continue to worsen

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State of the property market in quarter 3 of 2019

The following are significant findings or conclusions made in this issue of Rode’s Report:
• Office rentals continue to disappoint
• Industrial rentals continue to surprise on the upside
• Building plans passed decline significantly
• Listed property distributions to remain under pressure
• Flat vacancy rates worsen slightly

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