Australasian Retail | Second Half 2018

Research and Forecast Report

Enhance your perspective on Retail property markets with our latest Research & Forecast Report, First Half 2019.

Our latest report examines the key trends influencing various retail markets across Australia and New Zealand. 

New Zealand Market Highlights

  • The reduction in retailer sentiment is not translating into lower activity as retail spending continues to grow.
  • A number of major shopping centre developments are underway in Auckland.
  • Wellington and Christchurch’s retail sector provide a relatively stable rental environment, but for differing reasons

Australia Market Highlights

  • The Australian retail market continues to be supported by strong population growth and a solid employment market.
  • Rising consumer spending on the back of falling savings and low unemployment is indicating a positive outlook for wage growth.
  • The rise of localism is emerging as an important influence on consumer preferences and purchasing decisions. 

Australasian Retail | Second Half 2018

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Chris Dibble

Director | Research & Communications

Auckland CBD

Chris Dibble oversees the delivery of award-winning research reports, PR and Communications for Colliers International New Zealand. With over 13 years of experience and university qualifications in economics, geography, marketing and property, Chris has a  multi-disciplinary approach that assists a broad range of clients in their strategic decision making. Chris is a regular presenter and market commentator with an extensive network of media contacts to discuss the latest insights on current and future property trends. Chris also works with in-house and external writers to curate an audience-focused content delivery strategy for Colliers.

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Leroy Wolland

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He takes a strategic role in advising private and institutional developers and landlords on project leasing options. He also actively helps Australian retailers identify strategic opportunities to launch their brands in the New Zealand market.

Leroy is committed to delivering results to his clients.

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