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China To Construct the World’s Tallest Tower In 6 Months?

China To Construct the World’s Tallest Tower In 6 Months?

Image via Wired The proposed Sky City Tower will soar past the 800m mark, overtaking Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, currently the world’s tallest building. Not done yet Broad Sustainable Building (BSB), a construction company based in Hunan, has committed to a construction program of only 6 months! BSB break ground in […]

Daily Blockbrief – 17 September 2012

Daily Blockbrief – 17 September 2012

BLOCKBRIEF – 17 September, 2012 New Strata Laws To Authorise Acquisition of Sydney’s Ageing Apartment Blocks: Could Unlock Billions In Development Sites   Today’s Top Real Estate Stories           Zillow Sues Trulia!!             Weekend Auction Results Melbourne’s Top End Disappoints At […]

Westfield Seeking To Rezone Site On the Central Coast

Westfield Seeking To Rezone Site On the Central Coast

Source: CM+ Westfield Group is currently in talks with the Planning Department over a potential rezoning of a 42ha site next to its shopping centre at Tuggerah on the Central Coast. Westfield is seeking to develop a mixed use precinct at the site, located between the shopping centre and the […]

What Is Blockbrief?

What Is Blockbrief?

Our Views On Real Estate We believe that the value of land is in the dirt! What do we mean by that? We mean that it is the use of land that determines the true value of land. Yes, Yes…location, location. But, no one cares about a waterfront if you […]

HENRY FLAGLER – EMPIRE BUILDER

HENRY FLAGLER – EMPIRE BUILDER

    “The man who saw wilderness and out of  it created an empire” – Richard H Edmonds Henry Flagler was an American oil tycoon, real estate development and railroad builder. He was a key figure in the development of Florida’s east coast, being the founder of what become the […]

Home of Accused Murderer Developer On Market For $40m

    Location: Exclusive Australian harbour front suburb of Point Piper, 5mins from Downtown Sydney. Many celebrities and Australian CEO’s call Point Piper and other nearby suburbs home. Price: offers above $40,000,000 Scope: The Point Piper mansion of accused murder and disgraced real estate developer accused murderer Ron Medich and his wife, Odetta, hit […]

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 […]

14 Super-Prestige Suburbs In Sydney

Sydney now has 14 suburbs with a median price of over $2 million and remains Australian’s most expensive property market, according to the latest Australian Property Monitors (APM) data. Point Piper tops list of Sydney’s Prestige Suburbs, with a median price of $9.9 million. Followed by Bellevue Hill  with a median […]

NSW Budget 2011-12

NSW Budget 2011-12

Mike Baird Treasurer for NSW handed down his maiden Budget today. Summary A key piece of the budget related to real estate investing, confining stamp duty concessions for first home buyers to make them available for the purchase of newly constructed homes and apartments only from Jan 1 next year. The decision […]

The Block – Four Bulls In A Bear Pit

The Block – Four Bulls In A Bear Pit

Channel 9 can now breath a sigh of relief, The Block is over, all houses have been reportedly sold and except for the sisters, all above the set reserves. Pheww! The drama surrounding the finale of the block is an interesting case study in how the wider economy has been […]