Property Market

An Australian Recession? – What It Means for Property Development Funding

There has been a lot of media coverage and street talk recently around whether or not Australia might dip into Recession in the 2016 calendar year. Development Finance Partner Director Baxter Gamble assesses this outlook and what it means for property and construction development funding. Adding to the recent media coverage has been the language of […]



The serious impact that the current credit squeeze is having on the property development industry has been well reported by both DFP and widely broadcasted by the wider press. Globally we are all bearing witness to the volatility in markets created by sudden regulatory and monetary policy.


Why China’s property bubble is less of a threat to the Chinese and Australian economy than you might think.

How China’s property market is likely to affect Australia There has been a lot of commentary lately on the likely effect for Australia of China’s property values falling. Is China’s property market really in trouble? The answer is absolutely – there is no doubt, however it’s not consistent. Values are already falling in many areas, […]


Current Funding Trends for Property Development

By Development Finance Partners / Matthew Royal Funding Trends – Historical Background The diversification of funding sources in the private sector to support property development is continuing. Looking at today’s trends, it is worthwhile to review the changes that have occurred in the last 30 years, to provide an understanding of the fundamental shifts during […]


Will a Majority Government Deliver Gains for the Property Market?

By Development Finance Partners / Matthew Royal Australia today bears some striking similarities to the post-war Golden Era presided over by Prime Minister Robert Menzies, an era of prosperity with low interest rates, high levels of home ownership, and low unemployment. If history is anything to go by, a majority government is more likely to […]

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