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Local and national market knowledge, hands-on experience and strategic thinking are critical in making the right decisions.

JLL’s Market Insights provide pub owners, operators and investors comprehensive insight into Australia’s fast-paced hotel market.

John and his industry leading team will keep you informed through entertaining monthly videos discussing market activity, emerging trends and other helpful details to help you extract value from your pub asset.

Watch the videos below and stay tuned for updates!


Iconic assets exchanged, high-profile divestments and even more sales to come!

2016 has been a busy year for hotel transactions; a number of iconic properties transacted, with deal activity accelerated in the second half of the year, resulting in nearly $800 million worth of sales completed. Diversification and development initiatives were also in vogue, with groups looking to broaden their investment base. What are market expectations for 2017?



Interview: Karma Kegs, community pubs and what the patron wants

On location at the newly opened Garden State Hotel in Melbourne’s CBD, Mat George, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group and Matty Mullins, Sand Hill Road, talk community centred pubs, F&B trends and Melbourne’s place on the global hospitality map.


NSW pub market strongest since 2006

H1 2016 has seen buoyant pub trading and strong investment demand across all types of hotels within Sydney and regional NSW. However, pub transaction volumes for the first half have been at their lowest levels in NSW for nearly four years due to supply constraints. What is expected for the balance of the year and beyond? Watch the video to find out more.


Queensland hotel market; an industry of resilience and opportunity

An influx of interstate investors, strategic exits and in-demand assets all lend the positive story that is Queensland’s pub investment market. JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group’s Tom Gleeson evaluates what’s recently shaped the industry and looks at factors that may impact the market.


The Victorian hotel investment market – A constantly evolving industry

Victoria is home to highly desired, ever-reinventing F&B venues, increasingly valuable gaming establishments and a government focussed on keeping the state’s hotels and pubs ‘open’. JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group’s Mathew George discusses what contributes to the Victorian, and in particular Melbourne, strengthening success story.

2015 – A year of intense real estate investment activity in Australia

2015 saw a year of polarised hotel transactional activity. The gravitation of equity towards capital cities was immense, with markets experiencing frenetic sales activity not seen for years. John Musca, National Director – Investment Sales, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group reflects on the last 12 months and looks forward to what’s in store for the year ahead for the Australian pub investment market.

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John Musca
National director
pub investment sales
ph: 0424 257 004

Mathew George Vice president - pub investment sales

Mathew George
Vice president
pub investment sales
ph: 0400 663 840

Tom Gleeson Associate – Pub Investment Sales

Tom Gleeson
Pub Investment Sales
ph: 0449 289 845

Alex Richardson Analyst – Pub Investment Sales

Alex Richardson
Pub Investment Sales
ph: 0403 959 730