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Urbis Report November 2016

Population forecast – Collingwood

Collingwood’s population has grown to register 8,700 residents as of 2016. The population is forecast to register 11,100 in 2031.

Source: ABS, ForecastID, Urbis

Walkability & accessibility

Collingwood is located two kilometres north east of Melbourne’s cbd. The Route 86 tram along Smith Street provides residents of Collingwood with a 13-minute ride into Melbourne’s CBD.

Source: ABS, ForecastID, Urbis

Infrastructure & amenity

There is over $1 billion of potential future infrastructure investment in Collingwood to 2020, further enhancing infrastructure and amenity.

Source: Cordell Connect, Urbis

Residential market

Collingwood experienced a higher medium term growth rate for units than Greater Melbourne, with the three-year median unit price growing by 16.3% in Collingwood, compared to 10.2% in Greater Melbourne.

Source: APM Price Finder, Urbis

Rental Yield & Vacancy Rate

Collingwood achieved one of the highest indicative gross rental yields for units compared to surrounding suburbs. A high rental yield means investors are earning more rental income relative to the value of the property, which, coupled with a low vacancy rate, is indicative of a healthy rental market.

Source: SQM Research