Daily Blockbrief – 17 December 2012

17/12/2012 9:04 am

BLOCKBRIEF - 17 December, 2012

Sydney CBD To Grow As A Global City

Top Stories

Sydney’s CBD and surrounding suburbs have new modern controls developed in partnership between the City of Sydney and the State Government which will encourage investment in Australia’s premier international city more

State governments have rejected a demand by federal Treasurer Wayne Swan that they pay for winding back their own inefficient state taxes by lifting property rates rather than be compensated by an increase in the GST more

NEW planning controls to control development in the Sydney CBD, The Sydney LEP 2012 came into force this week bringing in more consistency to development controls across the Sydney CBD more

It’s no secret that people use brands as a means of identification, but the demand for branded residences is growing, according to a report by Knight Frank more

ANZ is forecasting the Reserve Bank to cut the cash rate by a further 100 basis points over the course of 2012 to a rate of just 2%. This would be the lowest the cash rate has been by some margin more

PROPERTY prices in China did not fall to a satisfactory level as regulators hoped for this year more


Property Development

What's In A Name? Brand Developments Yield Higher Prices

Newcastle Property Developers Say Rail Line Decision Will Trigger Wave Of Development

Kensington Lane Precinct Within Central Park Broadway To Be Singaporean Hotelier's 1st Australian Hotel

Home Detention For NZ Property Developer Friedlander

Yarra House Development To Go Ahead



New Sydney LEP 2012 In Force

Property Prices To Rise Due To Rail Cut


Real Estate Tech

The Next Wave Of Property Websites

Housenet.com.au Ranking Well In Google For Agent Profiles


Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - State Tax Battle Erupts

WSJ - Curaca Resort Ousts Hyatt As Management

SMH - Australia's 'Worst House'

Property Observer - Final 2012 Auction Weekend Ends In Whimper

The Australian - Bankers Trust In Sector As It Racks Up The Billions

Daily Telegraph Real Estate - Beach Houses Falling Into The Sea

Inman - The View From The Curb

Source: Housing Construction Economic Value Not Properly Understood