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Proposal for Redevelopment at The Rocks

Proposal for Redevelopment at The Rocks

The Department of Planning and Environment is asking for community feedback on a redevelopment proposal at the Rocks by Golden Age and Hanna The Rocks Pty Ltd. The proposal is seeking approval for new homes, shops and car parking spaces at 85 Harrington Street and 68-72 Gloucester Street, The Rocks. The works include: demolition […]

Zoning Changes 29 January 2016

Zoning Changes 29 January 2016

This post was prepared by Matthew Player, Blockbrief Founder Below is a selection of some of the most significant rezonings  around Australia adopted in week end 22 January 2016. NSW Rezoning at Anderson Road Glenning Valley Wyong Local Environmental Plan 2013 (Amendment No 18) (Adopted) The amendment rezones land currently […]

Potential $4b Melbourne Development Site

Potential $4b Melbourne Development Site

A 20-hectare development site next to Melbourne’s CBD has been put on the market in one lot, the first step in creating a $3 billion-$4 billion suburb at E-Gate, a rail yard in the city’s inner west. Expressions of interest officially opened on Monday, but TheAustralian Financial Review has reported that several Asian developers – mainland […]

Boston: Blue Hill Ave/Cummins Hwy Station Area Planning Open House

Boston: Blue Hill Ave/Cummins Hwy Station Area Planning Open House

On June 12, the Boston Redevelopment Authority will host a Blue Hill Ave/Cummins Hwy Station Area Planning Open House to solicit feedback and comments on the Blue Hill Ave/Cummins Hwy Station Area Plan Executive Summary from the community of Mattapan. The BRA and their consultant team, The Cecil Group, have been working with a 13 member Mayoral […]

Developer sought for former chem labs site in WA

Developer sought for former chem labs site in WA

New mixed-use development site on Hay Street goes to market Government vision for contemporary urban precinct for East Perth Riverside project continues to transform Perth’s eastern gateway A prime site in the Western Australian State Government’s Riverside project has gone on the market with expressions of interest sought for a […]

Two-Track Planning Process Announced For East Midtown Rezoning

Two-Track Planning Process Announced For East Midtown Rezoning

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Member Dan Garodnick and Borough President Gale Brewer today announced a multi-part strategy for a revived rezoning plan for East Midtown. The de Blasio Administration announced today in a press release that the new framework represents a fresh consensus that will help ensure East […]

NSW Government grants approval for Barangaroo’s first residential buildings

NSW Government grants approval for Barangaroo’s first residential buildings

Artist’s impression of Alexander at Barangaroo South Source: http://smh.domain.com.au/real-estate-news/green-light-for-barangaroo-apartments-20130705-2ph7a.html   Approval has been granted by the NSW Government for Lend Lease’s first two residential buildings, known as Anadara (R8) and Alexander (R9) at Barangaroo, located in the southern precinct on the fringe of Sydney’s CBD.   With a total combined investment […]

Draft Princes Highway Corridor Strategy

Draft Princes Highway Corridor Strategy

Rockdale City Council is seeking community feedback on its draft Princes Highway Corridor Strategy (‘draft Strategy’). The draft Strategy sets out a vision for the corridor, from Wolli Creek south to Banksia, as well as recommending new planning controls and public domain improvements. The draft Strategy is the first comprehensive […]

Review Process Now Available For Zoning Proposals

Review Process Now Available For Zoning Proposals

The NSW Planning Department issued a planning circular this week to advise councils and developers about new delegations and independent reviews related to plan making under Part 3 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (the Act). Two changes have been put in place to improve the re-zoning process […]

Apple Unveils iPad Mini: What Does It Mean For Real Estate?

Apple Unveils iPad Mini: What Does It Mean For Real Estate?

Apple introduced on Tuesday at its big press event the iPad mini, a smaller version of the company’s popular iPad tablet, with a screen that measures 7.9 inches diagonally. The new iPad mini features a stunning 7.9-inch Multi-Touch™ display, FaceTime® HD and iSight® cameras, ultrafast wireless performance and an incredible 10 […]