News & Media

Sydney and Melbourne fringe markets outperforming

18 April 2018

The AFR’s recent article, Values and rents surge in fringe Sydney and Melbourne office markets, reports that over the last year, Sydney and Melbourne’s fringe office markets have far out-performed their CBD counterparts when it comes to capital-value growth and rental growth, due to a movement by commercial property investors up the risk curve and

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Property markets evolve, fundamentals stay the same

28 March 2018

Due diligence is essential before making any investment decision – and property is no exception. Direct property markets may not be as volatile as equities and other listed investments, but they are affected by a large number of factors (both macroeconomic and property-specific), so understanding and interpreting these factors is essential to making the best

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Centuria Fund added to multiple platforms

Centuria Diversified Property Fund offers investors direct property exposure with monthly liquidity Centuria Capital has significantly expanded financial adviser access to the Centuria Diversified Property Fund (CDPF, the Fund), which has been added to the investment menus for HUB24, Netwealth, FUND.eXchange, Powerwrap, Colonial First State FirstWrap and Macquarie Wrap platforms. The Fund offers investors on

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Active strategies key to property success

26 February 2018

As some things change, the important things stay the same. For Centuria’s Property Funds Management division, active management has always been a central tenet of its corporate strategy, and it remains the key to our ongoing success. Our ability to identify profitable buying (and selling) opportunities, as well as our hands-on management of individual property

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Office property 2018 outlook: showing strong fundamentals

25 January 2018

Sydney and Melbourne have been the pick for office property returns over the past few years. Despite some significant yield compression in both markets, they continue to present strong fundamentals and good opportunities for investors this year. At the same time, the second half of last year evidenced some promising green shoots to our north

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Centuria acquires $115 million Geelong building, growing AUM to $4.5 billion

11 January 2018

Centuria Capital Group (ASX: CNI) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Centuria Property Funds Limited, has today unconditionally exchanged contracts to acquire 60 Brougham Street, Geelong, Victoria for $115.25 million. The property will be acquired by the Centuria Geelong Office Fund, a new single asset unlisted property fund which will be launched in February

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Centuria sale announced as AFR real estate deal of the year

11 January 2018

Centuria’s sale of landmark Sydney CBD building, Swire House, has been recognised as the deal of the year in the Australian Financial Review’s article, Best and worst real estate deals of 2017. Centuria purchased the B-Grade office property at 10 Spring Street, Sydney in 2013 for $91.64 million and sold it in October 2017 for

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Commercial property with liquidity: the best of both worlds

26 November 2017

Unlisted property funds have long been recognised for their ability to pool investors’ funds and thereby provide direct access to quality commercial property that would otherwise be out of reach. While the returns of such funds are undoubtedly appealing, the sticking point for some investors has traditionally been the fact that investments are locked up

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Guide to Valuation

1 November 2017

Under the requirements of each Fund’s loan facilities, all properties within Centuria’s portfolio are required to be valued independently by an external valuer on a regular basis. “In order to calculate the value of an investment property, two primary approaches are widely adopted, the Capitalisation Approach and Discounted Cash Flow.” Capitalisation Approach This method involves

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Guide to Bank Funding

1 November 2017

Every Centuria Fund takes out a non-recourse loan facility with a major bank, which is designed to help fund acquisitions and use leverage to improve the income and capital returns to investors. While Investors are not required to personally provide security for a loan, there are a few key aspects of a Loan Facility which

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