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Residential Property

BIS Shrapnel has extensive expertise in forecasting the housing market for investors and owner-occupiers, along with having a thorough understanding of demographic trends.
The value of forecasts for your business

The forecasts contained in BIS Shrapnel’s range of residential reports not only provide a view of the respective market outlooks, but also outline what underpins these markets and a detailed methodology in how the forecasts are derived. This allows our clients to better understand the market drivers and how it will influence their decision making. In particular, BIS Shrapnel’s understanding of the market cycle helps our clients to consider the timing of their residential investment decisions. The forecasts within our reports are essential reading for any stakeholders in the residential market, providing an independent view, divorced from swings in market sentiment.

Key Unit Contacts:

Robert Mellor
Managing Director and Director
rmellor@bis.com.au

Angie Zigomanis
Senior Manager
azigomanis@bis.com.au

Related Reports
Residential Building
Residential Building reports and forecasts are provided at the national, state and regional level by BIS Shrapnel’s Building Forecasting Unit. Learn more >

Building Industry Materials Research - Residential
BIS Shrapnel’s market research into the use of building materials in new dwellings and home improvements is unique in its scope and level of detail. Learn more >
The residential research fundamentals and insights provided by BIS Shrapnel have always been very thorough and robust. Lend Lease subscribes to numerous BIS Shrapnel subscriptions and has also commissioned tailored research. The insights from these documents has been of great benefit for reporting, forward planning and monitoring performance.
Scott Greenwell
National Research Manager, Lend Lease

Residential Property Research

BIS Shrapnel regularly undertakes a range of tailored research for clients to address specific market issues. This allows us to leverage our on-going market research while focusing on specific client requirements.
BIS Shrapnel’s catchment analysis service helps developers to better understand that catchment of their residential subdivisions, from both a marketing perspective and a product development perspective.

Residential Reports

BIS Shrapnel’s most popular residential report, Residential Property Prospects 2014 – 2017 provides a comprehensive review of the outlook for residential property in each of Australia’s capital cities and the regional areas of Cairns, Townsville, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Newcastle and Wollongong.



Comprehensive outlooks for the residential land market in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth or Adelaide. Each report begins with a macro overview, drilling down to subregional lot production and sales trends. Forecasts are provided for residential dwelling demand, supply, broadhectare lot production, and house and vacant land price growth.
Comprehensive analysis for the inner city apartment markets of Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane. These studies identify and analyse separate inner city apartment precincts in each capital city, highlighting in each their own distinctive demand and supply profiles. Our latest report Apartments in Sydney Suburbs 2014 – 2019 extends to Sydney’s middle ring suburbs and in key locations.
Emerging Trends in Residential Market Demand uses Census data from 1986 through to the latest 2011 Census to identify the long term demographic trends that are taking place among the different purchaser segments of the residential market, and the consequent impact they are having on the demand for different types of dwellings.
As the population continues to age, the holiday home market will become an increasingly larger niche, particularly in a number of regional pockets.