INSIGHTS: In an uncertain inflationary environment, is private credit the place to be?

For most the past decade, as interest rates globally wallowed near zero and inflation was best described as benign, investors have been on a relentless pursuit for yield. And as […]

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INSIGHTS: Across the property industry, sustainability and success go hand in hand

If you’ve got a diverse workforce, like Qualitas, there are few things everyone in your organisation will agree on. Music, food, holiday destinations – we’ve all got different tastes. But […]

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FEATURED IN: ‘The Roundtable – Build to Rent’

Hear from our Global Head of Real Estate and Co-Founder Mark Fischer, along with other industry experts as they share their views on the growth of the Build-to-Rent market in […]

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INSIGHTS: To combat inflation you need foreign workers – and somewhere to house them

You know the outlook for the Australian economy is volatile and unpredictable when forecasts for the next rise in interest rates are changing by the week. As recently as last […]

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FEATURED IN: Qualitas showing off its growth since IPO

Watch an interview with Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director and Co-Founder of Qualitas on ausbiz covering over HY22 results and growth since IPO. He also discusses the benefits of interest rate increases […]

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FEATURED IN: Next apartment development cycle has already begun: Qualitas

Our Group Managing Director and Co-Founder, Andrew Schwartz was featured in the AFR Weekend discussing highlights from our HY22 results and what’s driving the commercial real estate residential sector. Read article here […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Qualitas Continues Sydney Investments

Melbourne – Qualitas, one of Australia’s leading alternative real estate investment managers, and First Quadrant Properties have entered a joint venture for the development of an infill site in the […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Qualitas Lists on ASX After Successful $335m IPO

Qualitas Limited (QAL or Qualitas) is pleased to announce that it will list today on the Australian Securities Exchange under the ticker code ‘QAL’ following the successful completion of its […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Qualitas launches IPO with $735 million market capitalisation

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES Qualitas Limited, the proposed ultimate holding company of the Qualitas Group (Qualitas or Company), one of Australia’s leading alternative real estate investment managers, […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: GURNER™ & Qualitas Successfully Close Upsized Raise of $1.2bn for BTR Platform

GURNER™ & Qualitas Successfully Close Upsized Raise of $1.2bn for Build-to-Rent Platform Prolific developer GURNER™ and one of Australia’s pre-eminent alternative real estate investment managers Qualitas have confirmed the successful […]

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FEATURED IN: Private Credit in Real Estate

In a recent Sector Insights video with Dugald Higgins, head of Real Assets and Listed Strategies at Zenith Investment Partners, our Group Managing Director Andrew Schwartz explored private credit in […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Qualitas and Greenpool Capital to Acquire 50% of Runaway Bay Shopping Centre

Qualitas Continues Retail Investment Strategy Through Partnership with Greenpool Capital to Acquire 50% of Runaway Bay Shopping Centre on the Gold Coast Qualitas, one of Australia’s leading alternative real estate […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Glenvill Developments and Qualitas Partner to Deliver Bellfield, a New Community in Melbourne’s Inner North

Glenvill Developments in partnership with Qualitas is proud to have been selected by Banyule City Council to develop the $220 million former Banksia La Trobe Secondary College site. Selected for […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Qualitas Build-to-Rent Impact Debt Fund Delivering Brisbane’s First High-Density Sustainable Build-to-Rent Development

First dedicated sustainable investment fund in the Build-to-Rent market First debt fund to elevate sustainability into its investment criteria Qualitas $1 billion Build-to-Rent Impact Debt Fund (QBIF) announces its first […]

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Livewire Exclusive: Financing Australia’s newest property asset class

Livewire Exclusive:  Andrew Schwartz, Qualitas Group Managing Director & Co-Founder, discusses his views on Australia’s newest property asset class, build-to-rent, why it is appealing and the private debt financing market […]

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Qualitas partners with Pelligra to deliver $500M mixed-use industrial precinct on former Ford site

Melbourne developer Pelligra and Australian Real Estate Fund Manager Qualitas have unveiled the masterplan for their $500m mixed-use industrial precinct, Assembly Broadmeadows, located on the former Ford site at 1727 […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Appointment of new Qualitas Advisory Board Member

Qualitas has appointed Brian Delaney to the Qualitas Board of Advisory Directors. Brian commenced the appointment effective 1 March 2021. His appointment fills a vacancy created by the retirement of […]

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Qualitas nominated for the Debt Firm of the Year Asia for the 2020 Global PERE Awards

We are excited to announce Qualitas Group has been nominated for the 2020 Global PERE Awards in the category of Debt Firm of the Year Asia. In a challenging environment, Qualitas […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Qualitas and GURNER™ announce major entry into multifamily housing sector

Australian Real Estate Fund Manager Qualitas and multi-billion-dollar developer GURNER™ have announced a partnership to enter the multi-family housing sector and the imminent launch of capital raising for a dedicated […]

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Livewire interview – What makes a good property these days?

Watch this Qualitas Livewire interview, in which Andrew Schwartz talks about why investors should shift their thinking around what makes a good property. The full article can be viewed here. […]

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QRI June 2020 quarter portfolio and target return update

Wednesday 22nd July 2020     The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) June 2020 quarter portfolio update is now available, including a change to QRI’s target return. It is […]

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Liquidity remains and the cycle is turning: what’s next for Real Estate in the face of COVID-19?

By Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director & Founder, Qualitas   As the first tentative signs of an easing of COVID-19 restrictions occur, it’s timely to look ahead and see how […]

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Message from the CEO

Dear investors, borrowers, partners and friends, Thank you to those who have reached out over the last few weeks. I have appreciated the communication and apologise for not responding to […]

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What impact will COVID-19 have on the real estate sector?

By Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director, Qualitas         As the Coronavirus fear grows its footprint, uncertainty is taking its toll on markets. As real estate investors, we […]

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An Economic Snapshot: 2020 and Beyond

Low interest, low inflation and low unemployment are the defining features of today’s economy – but will this continue in 2020? And how will this impact investments? These were some […]

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2020 Vision: property developers share their outlook for next year

Build-to-rent is coming … and will be here to stay. The market will be challenging next year, but for those who continue with projects, there will be increased demand from […]

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Development funding ready for a rethink, developers agree

Pre-sales are no longer the key decision point for development financing, and an era of smarter, more flexible funding is emerging.  This was one of the key messages coming from […]

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Retirement Living grows up: how Qualitas is modernising the sector

In a low-rate world, investors are seeking assets with cashflow and the opportunity to add value. This is one of the key drivers behind Qualitas’ entry into the Retirement Living […]

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Will policy changes give Build-to-Rent a boost?

By Tim Johansen, Managing Director, Capital & Debt While we all digest the Federal Budget, which was mostly silent on housing policy, it’s timely to consider what the Opposition has […]

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Two fundamental rules of property development

In this video interview with Livewire, Tim Johansen, explains how Qualitas assesses potential investments.

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House prices, returns and security: QRI investors’ common questions answered

Since launching the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX: QRI), we have been asked a number of questions about the fund, the asset class and market conditions. Given there are […]

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Property still in high demand: video interview

Andrew Schwartz discusses the drivers of the property market.

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Real Estate: is now a good time to invest?

There is no shortage of negative sentiment around the property sector at the moment, but that doesn’t mean investors should shun it entirely. In fact, we believe there are significant […]

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Keep an eye on foreign private property funding: Qualitas MD Andrew Schwartz

Financial Review by Su-Lin Tan The flood of foreign capital rushing into Australia to privately fund residential projects is welcome but must be watched, said Andrew Schwartz, the managing director […]

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Is it the end of the tailwind in traditional real estate?

Real-estate valuations in major cities are at historical peaks, banks are pulling back from commercial real estate lending and the tailwind from lower interest rates appears to be coming to […]

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Property developers pull back on apartment projects

Property developers are shedding major apartment sites along the eastern seaboard as banks tighten lending to oversupplied areas, The Australian reports. The article says that “Tougher lending rules have slugged […]

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Real Estate and Private Markets Conference – 27 & 28 Feb 2017, Melbourne

Qualitas is excited to be a key sponsor and panel speaker at Investment Magazine’s “Real Estate and Private Markets Conference” at Crown Towers, Melbourne on 27 – 28 February 2017. […]

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