Daily Blockbrief – 1 November 2012

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BLOCKBRIEF - 1 November, 2012

Death Of The Development Control Plan?

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Top Stories

Furious Residents Take On Council Over LEP Forcing Heritage Status On Properties

Harry Triguboff Says Out With The Old, In With The New

St Hilliers To Emerge From Administration

PRoperty Tycoon Sam Zell Sees Doldrums In US Until 2015

NIMBY's In A Tiff Over Glebe Development

Rising Building Approvals Reduce Rate Cut Hopes

 

Development

Developer Buys Units, Secures Air Space, Gets Nod

Hong Kong Property Developers' Shares Loose Ground

Big Name Chinese Developer Pays $54M For Brooklyn Condo Site

Outlet Center Developers Aim To Outduel Rivals To Land Brand Name Tenants

Bankrupt Irish Developer Denies Hiding Assets

 

Planning

Review Process Now Available For Zoning Proposals!

Planning Circular - How To Characterise Development

Position Paper - Improving The Implementation Of The Standard Instrument LEP

UTS Ku-ring-gai Campus and Wahroonga Estate SEPP Amendment

South Wallarah Peninsula SEPP Amendment

Planning Proposal For The Inclusion Of The Former Canterbury Council Land Within Hurstville

 

Real Estate Technology

The Best Urban Apps Trending Now!

Buyer Agency In The Information Age

How To Make The Most Of Google's New Approach To Analytics

Zillow Continues Buying Spree With Buyfolio

Cartavi Closes 1st Round Of Venture Capital Funding

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - Little Relief in Sight: US Property Tycoon

SMH - How To Test For Asbestos

Property Observer - Melbourne Cup Day Rate Cut Now Only '50-50 Call'

The Australian - RBA Cuts Start To Flow Through

Inman - Number Of Homes Lost To Foreclosure Continues To Fall

Scared Americans Still Skipping Homeownership

 

International

NZ Council Land Banking Way To Get Cheaper Homes

UK - Commission Outlines Radical Plans For Hundreds Of Thousands Of New Homes In The UK

Recession Hit UK Commercial Real Estate Sector Not Set To Recover Until 2023

Miami Continues To See Strong Demand From International Buyers

Starwood Hotels Reports Strong 3Q Earnings

Mortgage Insurers Won't Stand In The Way Of Fannie and Freddie Short Sales

 

Opinion

Mark Armstrong - Undisclosed Auction Results Preventing Property Investment Wisdom

Bernard Salt - McMansion or Studio Apartment? Choice Divides The Nation