Contributor: Rob Papaleo

Rob Papaleo joined Charter Keck Cramer in 1997, establishing the Strategic Research business unit. He became a Director in 2002. Rob’s research and diversity of experience provides an appreciation of wider issues impacting upon the performance of property markets at both the macro and site-specific levels.

Is Melbourne still the Golden Child?

Throughout the 2000s, Melbourne was the best performing Australian city on almost every economic indicator and it rightly claimed the mantle of Australia’s ‘golden child’. However, legitimate questions are increasingly being raised about Melbourne’s ability to retain this title in the current decade.