Worryingly, the general consensus was that the executive rental market has been hit by the slow down in the mining boom and the completion of many plants that employed large numbers of workers. The feedback we got is that there may be a gap in the market between construction tailing off and the take up of skilled workers to run these plants. How long the gap will be is hard to quantify.
Two prominent executive relocation companies have said this was the quietest January they can recall in a long time. Based on this information our client has now decided to offer the property with an unfurnished option in the hope of boosting local enquiry. Watch this space in the coming months to see if executives rents are affected by this slow down.