Daily Blockbrief – 12 December 2012

11/12/2012 9:19 pm


BLOCKBRIEF - 12 December, 2012

Lend Lease Consortium Wins $2.5bn Sydney Deal

Top Stories

A Lend Lease-led consortium has been chosen to build Sydney’s new International Convention, Exhibition & Entertainment Precinct and surrounding areas worth a combined $2.5 billion more

Architects behind exhibition centre at Darling Harbour say planned demolition is ''a great tragedy for architecture'' more

Who is helping the U.S. for-sale housing market recover these days?  A good many Americans, of course.  But to get a more balanced picture, look outside the U.S to the Canadians more

Blockbrief has identified over 160 new development sites and existing sites which have benefited as a result of the changes within the Mosman LEP in locations along Spit Road, Military Road, Mandalong Road and more

 

Property Development

$1b Darling Harbour Redevelopment Plans Unveiled

What Is The Best Location For A Residential Development?

Bronx Developer Is The Big Fish In A Small Pond

NY Trust Seeking Proposals For Governors Island

 

Planning

Carlton Breweries Site Block 3A On Exhibition

Australand Planning Agreement Western Sydney Employment On Exhibition

Greenies Not Happy With Proposed Penrith LEP

 

Real Estate Tech

BlockAvenue Integrates Neighborhood Review With Google's Street View

StreetAdvisor Signs Up 2 Re/Max Affiliates

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - Byron Bid To Ban Home Rental To Tourists

WSJ - Blackstone Adds To Hotel Haul With Eagle Foreclosure

SMH - Demolishing Exhibition Centre 'An Act Of Vandalism'

Property Observer - How To Sell Australian Property To The Savvy Chinese Investor

The Australian - Lend Lease Lands $2.5bn Harbour Deal

Daily Telegraph Real Estate - Buy Or Rent - Which One Puts You On Top?

Inman - HUD Stepping Up Sales Of Seriously Delinquent FHA Loans

The Real Deal - US Housing Affordability Drops, As Market Recovery Takes Hold

 

Opinion

Glenn Stevens: Rate Cuts May Not Be Enough To Fix Property Bust

Glenn Stevens: Lower Interest Rates Following Bust Can Have "Toxic Consequences"

Oxford University Economist: Profitable Banks & Cautious Lending Practices Protecting Australia Against "Boom-Bust" Housing Cycles

Terry Ryder: Best Opportunities For Property Investors Will Be In Regional Areas With Mining Influence In 2013

Auction Clearance Rates Pick Up In Lead-Up To Christmas & New Year Period: RP Data