student profile: Ms Xiao Ma


Thesis work

Thesis title: How do Chinese Property Developers In Sydney Respond to a Slowing Australian Real Estate Market: Exploring Customer and Product Switching

Supervisors: Dallas ROGERS , Duanfang LU

Thesis abstract:

Australia experienced rapid growth in real estate prices between 2006 to 2017. Since 2017, the Australian housing market has slowed due to a decline in domestic and foreign real estate investment, tighten lending practices and regulatory changes in Australian and China. This study will analyze how Chinese property developers in Sydney are responding to this slowing Australian real estate market. A key aim of the study is to research if, how and why Chinese property developers ‘switching to different customers or amend the product types they build. The methods used are: systematic literature review; qualitative interviews; and critical discourse analysis.

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