Daily Blockbrief – 18 December 2012

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BLOCKBRIEF - 18 December, 2012

Mirvac Mulls $7b Australand Tie-Up

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Mirvac Group is considering a $7 billion merger proposal for smaller rival Australand, a deal that would create one of the largest diversified real estate investment trusts in the country more

Despite waning interest and profits in golf courses during the tough economic times, Donald Trump is moving full speed ahead, picking up golf links around the US, sometimes at huge discounts more

Melbourne’s tallest CBD residential tower has been given a green light after apartment sales controversially began months before planning approval was obtained more

Singapore, that mystical island country-city combination off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula in southeast asia, once again is winning headlines. This time as the preferred permanent residence location by the world's rich and famous whose business and social lives are made up mostly of travel to and from countries other than Singapore more

 

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