Daily Blockbrief – 14 November 2012

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BLOCKBRIEF - 14 November, 2012

Planning Annual Report 2012 Released

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Top Stories

Stakes Go Up For NYC's Real Estate Billionaires

Hotel Grand Central Eyes Crest In Kings Cross

New York-Style Elevated Park Plan For Ultimo

RBA: Only Modest Pick-Up Likely For Residential Building In Next Few Years

NSW 1st Home Buyers Numbers Trending Up

 

Development

Australia 108 Super Skyscraper Development

Major CBD Hotel To Give Brisbane A Facelift

Grollo To Go Skinny On Prime Melbourne Site

Ronson Heirs Yank $72M Fifth Avenue Apartments Off The Market

High-Rise Accommodation Must Be Done Right

Shanghai Developer Schedules HK IPO

 

Planning

A Guide To Preparing LEPs

Changes To Zoning Approval Process

Bloomberg Waives DOB Application, Permit Fees For Sandy Reconstruction

Sydney Convention Interim Facility Major Project Application On Exhibition

Planning Confusion Over Draft LEP

City Of Canterbury Annual Report Released

Planning Issues & A Lack Of Development Land In UK Holding Back Values

Burwood LEP 2012

Mixed Views Aired Over Great Ocean Rd Rezoning

Tuggeranong Council Holds Tralee Concerns

 

Real Estate Technology

The Next Wave Of Property Information Websites

Dreamworks iPhone App Ptch Turns Realtors Into Mobile Storytellers

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Visually Appealing Marketing Generates Click-Thrus

Brokers Signing On To StreetAdvisor's Branded Platform

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - Melbourne Office Outlook Bleak

SMH - Sartor Did Not Want Obeid 'To Own Him'

Property Observer - ASIC Raises Alarm Bells About Dodgy Property Investments

The Australian - Leighton Faces More Pain From BrisCon Slump

Daily Telegraph Real Estate - Time Is Right For Gen Y To Buy Homes

WSJ - Home Builders On The Rise

Inman - How A Home's View Affects Value

The Real Deal - As Sandy Gives Construction Industry A Boost, Cost of City Projects Grow

Blockbrief Blog - Leonardo DiCaprio's House For Sale For $23 Million

 

International

Hong Kong's Priciest Pad Sold For $60M

China's Growing Affluence Accept New Leader

Shanghai Down On Property Tax Idea

UK Price Growth Set To Resume In 2013

Commercial Space In NY Available Downtown At Highest Point In 2 Years

 

Opinion

Ernst & Young: Australian companies Cutting Real Estate Expenses

Ian James: Unrealistic Vendor Hopes The Single Biggest Problem In Melbourne Market

Tim Lawless: Firm Pattern Of Recovery In Australia's Housing Markets