Archive for category: Real Estate

U.S. Most transparent Real Estate Market, Australia Top 3

U.S. Most transparent Real Estate Market, Australia Top 3

The United States has been ranked the world’s most transparent market in 2012, according to Jones Lang LaSalle’s 2012 Global real estate transparency index. The United Kingdom was the runner up and Australia rounds out the top 3.  Dr David Rees, JLL Australasian head of research, says changes to the […]

Notorious Ultra-modern “Pamela Anderson” House Listed

Notorious Ultra-modern “Pamela Anderson” House Listed

  The notorious ultra-modern “Pamela Anderson” house in the Australian suburb of St Kilda, 20 minutes outside of Melbourne, has been listed for $1,500 a week rent. The large glass  mural façade depicting the Baywatch Babe’s face has been a source of controversy and bemusement ever since it was unveiled over a decade […]

The Real Estate Developer’s Federal Budget 2012 Overview

The Real Estate Developer’s Federal Budget 2012 Overview

This is an overview of the 2012 federal budget for real estate developers and investors. In a nutshell this wasn’t a real estate friendly budget. The Housing Industry Association expressed disappointment that the federal budget missed the opportunity to reinvigorate new home building activity and alleviate the nation’s housing affordability […]

NEW YORK’S BARANAGAROO, OR SYDNEY’S HUDSON YARDS?

NEW YORK’S BARANAGAROO, OR SYDNEY’S HUDSON YARDS?

Manhattan’s last untamed strip, the Hudson Rail Yards, is to be the eventual home of 560,000 square metres of crystalized offices, spread across three towers; 465,000 square metres of new york city living, including a mix of affordable housing, luxury rentals and high-end condominiums; Over 90,000 square metres of New […]

Top Indicators To Look Out For To Understand The Real Estat Market

Top Indicators To Look Out For To Understand The Real Estat Market

Perhaps the most significant portion of the estate that the average person accumulates in a life is the equity created through the ownership of their home. Real estate provides the framework of an economy and more importantly a community and in turn the economic base of a community influences the […]