Livewire interview – What makes a good property these days?

Thursday 20 August 2020   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 […]

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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 Thursday 5th March 2020         As the Coronavirus fear grows its footprint, uncertainty is taking its toll on markets. As […]

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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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What is future of the Build-to-Sell development model?

Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director, Qualitas, discusses the changing environment for real estate development funding.

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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

November 14, 2017. 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, […]

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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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