In the wake of the Global Financial Crisis, Chinese investors have emerged as one of the key factors in the performance of property markets around the globe.

Nowhere is this more apparent than in Australia, a country whose status as a stable, first-world Anglosphere economy makes it particularly appealing to Chinese nationals seeking to acquire assets abroad or emigrate. According to figures from commercial realtor CBRE, the source of global investment flows into Australia has undergone a wholesale inversion in just the past two…