As we progress into 2017, prospects for commercial property investment appear to be mixed, with sectors such as offices, hotels and retirement living showing promise but others appearing to offer less hope.

Looking at the broader economy, Dexus Property Group talked in a recent report about an investment climate in which the range of potential outcomes was wider than usual and where upside and downside risks were ‘finely balanced.’ Upside risks include the US economy strengthening more quickly than expected, Chinese growth…