Sentiment within the property industry in Australia remains high amid a strengthening outlook in New South Wales, rising confidence surrounding the hotels and accommodation sector and positive expectations regarding forward work schedules and staffing levels.

Released last week, the September quarter Property Council of Australia/ANZ Property Industry Confidence survey showed the Property Industry Confidence Index at 121 – down from a record high of 124 in the June quarter but still firmly in positive territory and 15 points higher than at the same time last…