Daily Blockbrief – 18 January 2013

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BLOCKBRIEF - 18 January, 2013

New Home Starts Rose On Rate Cut

Top Stories

New home starts rose two per cent for the September 2012 quarter, according to the ABS, helped by the 75 base points cut from the cash rate in May and June last year more

Shopping centre giant Westfield Group and UK rival Hammerson will jointly develop a £1 billion ($1.52 billion) centre in Croydon in London after months of scrapping about the asset more

"Premier schools", "Gaggenau", "Carrara marble", "European oak" and "coffee machine" are among the most popular marketing lures when it comes to selling million dollar-plus homes more

 

Development

Lend Lease Wins London Project

Brookfield Starts $4.5bn New York Development

Sydney's Star City Redevelopment Complete

Devine To Begin Building Teneriffe Apartments Early

London UK Hotel Market Forecasted To Have Growth In 2013

More Than A 1000 New Homes For London Announced

What We Can Learn From Hugh Jackman About Property Development

Big-Name Developers Boomerang Back Into Condos

 

Planning

Department Of Planning's Letter To Newcastle Herald

Big Decision On The Future Of George Street

Sydney's Growing Place As The Emerald City

Bloomberg Says Midtown East Rezoning Won't Poach Manhattan West Tenants

Proposed Airport For Bushells Ridge Back In Spotlight

Modification To Marrickville Metro Development Modification On Exhibition

Planning Panel Gives Justice Precinct Thumbs-Up

 

Real Estate Tech

Trulia's Mobile App For Agents Gets Social Media Capabilities

The iPad Is No Longer 'Kind Of' For Business

Real Estate's 'New Kids' Pitch Innovative Products

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR - Attractions Of The Tree Change

WSJ - 5 Facts On The US Housing Construction Rebound

SMH - NSW A New Home Hot Spot

Property Observer - 10 Words That Will Sell Your Home For The Best Price

The Australian Property - Rate Cuts Revive Building Industry

Daily Telegraph Real Estate - Magic Words That Sell Your Home

Inman - Mobile Opportunities In 2013 & Beyond

The Real Deal - 5 Real Estate Companies Make Fortune's List Of Best Places To Work

Source - Melbourne Public Housing Towers Might Become Luxury Estates

Blockbrief - 2013 Another Big Year For Rezonings In NSW

 

Opinion

Philip Soos: Australian Housing Is In 'largest bubble on record' and will crash

RP Data: Auctions Off To A Slow Start In 2013