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What should office property investors expect in the Year of the Pig?

28 February 2019

The Australian economy performed well in 2018 – growth accelerated, unemployment fell and construction activity remained strong. It was a busy year for commercial property as well. Beginning with largest ever takeover in corporate Australia – the $33 billion sale of Westfield to global property giant Unibail-Rodamco – the year ended with a major office

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Change in Registry Service Provider

20 December 2018

Please be advised that Centuria is transitioning its registry service provider to Boardroom Pty Limited (BoardRoom) for all investments. The transition follows a comprehensive review of our registry services and tender process. BoardRoom has a 30-year track record in safely managing share registries, offering an efficient, tailored and cost-effective solution, which can deliver an optimal

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What’s next in industrial property investment: should you be looking at multi-storey warehousing in Australia?

17 December 2018

By Ross Lees, Fund Manager Centuria Industrial REIT On the face of it, multi-storey warehouses seem to be the perfect solution to the challenges of an industrial sector both constrained by a shortage of land and driven to improve efficiency by a competitive market. And in Asia, this is exactly the response we are seeing:

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Property market update with Jason Huljich – December 2018

17 December 2018

Centuria’s Head of Real Estate and Funds Management, Jason Huljich, shares his view on current key property themes and the outlook for commercial and industrial property. What is your role at Centuria Capital? My role at Centuria Capital is Head of Real Estate and Funds Management. So I mainly oversee the $4.6 billion dollars of

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Appointment of Centuria Metropolitan REIT Fund Manager

6 December 2018

Centuria Property Funds Limited (CPFL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Grant Nichols as Fund Manager of Centuria Metropolitan REIT (CMA). Mr Nichols brings over 16 years of experience across real estate and funds management with a deep track record particularly focused on commercial real estate. Most recently, Mr Nichols was Fund Manager

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Centuria wraps up successful year with strategic acquisitions

Centuria Capital Group has grown from $4.6 billion AUM to $5.5 billion1 since 31 December 2017 Centuria Capital Group (Centuria) today announced that Centuria Industrial REIT (CIP) has added two industrial properties to its portfolio. The properties were purchased for a combined total of $54.4 million (excluding costs), with $51 million of the purchase price

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CIP Acquires Cargo Park, 1 International Drive, Westmeadows, VIC

15 October 2018

Centuria Industrial REIT (CIP), has acquired a $42.0m1 property at Cargo Park, 1 International Drive, Westmeadows, VIC. The property is strategically located in immediate proximity to Melbourne Airport and is considered the pre-eminent unit estate servicing the precinct. The property is a 25,866sqm multi-tenanted industrial estate located on a prominent 5.6ha freehold site with significant

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CNI platform acquires $645 million Hines office portfolio

10 October 2018

Centuria Metropolitan REIT (CMA) and the Lederer Group have entered into agreements to acquire $645 million of four high quality office assets from a subsidiary of Hines Global REIT, Inc. CMA will acquire three assets (818 Bourke Street, Melbourne, 825 Ann Street and 100 Brookes Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane) and a 25% interest in 465

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Centuria boss says industrial ‘well supported’

30 June 2018

Centuria Industrial boss Ross Lees maintains Australia’s grass-roots economic strength and diverse industrial activity will continue to support demand for mid-range space. Amid heightened nervousness about toppish valuations reflected in record low yields, Mr Lees said of the sector: “It’s not one size fits all.” “What happens inside an office building is all the same.

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Amazon and the changing face of industrial property

20 June 2018

Amazon’s entry into Australia at the end of 2017 has been heralded as a positive force for change – and a catalyst for efficiency improvements within the supply chain. Amazon’s influence will have implications for the way that the retail sector uses warehousing and for industrial property markets more widely. Here Ross Lees, Trust Manager

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