Chinese demand for Australian property could reach new records in 2016, reports Domain (7 May 2016). According to Juwai Data, Chinese buyers made 87.1 percent more purchasing enquiries to Sydney property sellers in 2015 compared to 2014. “When offshore investors purchase off the plan, they give developers the security they need to start construction on the new buildings that will provide homes for Australians,” said Head of Australia Gavin Norris.