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Sunshine cities so alike but property prospects diverging

Perth and Brisbane may be on opposite sides of Australia but the roughly two million inhabitants in each city enjoy a lifestyle centred on sizeable properties or modern apartments, plenty of sunshine and good public facilities, schools and universities.

Brisbane and Perth city lights at night shown as reflections on the water.
They’re actually more like twins, being the same age, doing the same jobs and incurring the same property debts.

They’re two cities of similar size, climate and lifestyle yet with very different property investment outlooks for 2022.

Perth and Brisbane may be on opposite sides of Australia but the roughly two million inhabitants in each city enjoy a lifestyle centred on sizeable properties or modern apartments, plenty of sunshine and good public facilities, schools and universities.

The deeper you dig, the more the economic parallels emerge too. They are …