Daily Blockbrief – 18 October 2012

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BLOCKBRIEF - 18 October, 2012

Stockland Rocks The Market

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Top Stories

New Home Building Flat In June Quarter: ABS

Stockland Warns Of Earnings Fall

Clover Moore Turns The 1st Sod At the Harold Park Development

Goodman Tops Up Fund With $179M From The US

Mantra Unveils Overseas Push

The 10 Sydney Suburbs With The Highest Yields, Within 5KM Of Each Other

 

Development

Walker Ramps Up Malaysia Homes Project

Crown Developments Moves On $58M Plan

Flashy Developer Incentives Push Up Cost

Construction Has Begun On More Than 1200 Homes At Harold Park

Grocon's Family Team Secures $1 bn

Development With Naval Flavour

Villawood Expands Into NSW

 

Planning

Singapore Developer Sells Unapproved Melbourne CBD High-Rise Project Off The Plan

Planning Department Seeks Feedback On Proposed Mixed Use Development In Penrith

Approval Fast-Tracked For Ballarat West Plan

 

Real Estate Tech

Realogy Launches Facebook Page

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - Tense Call As Quinn Insists There's No Stockland Downgrade

Property Observer - Stockland Experts Further Slide In Profits In 2012-13

SMH - Australian Resort Name World's Best

Daily Telegraph Realestate - Houses Worth Less Than Loans On Them

The Australian Property - Industry Hopes Housing Boost Will Lift The Market

WSJ - Why Housing Construction Is Rebounding

Inman - How Much Is A Home's View Worth?

 

 International

US New Home Construction Starts Reach 4 Year Highs In September

 

Opinion

Terry Ryder - Everything In Australia's Economic Favour, But Our Property Markets Still Hurt By Lack Of Confidence

John McGrath - Sydney Prices Recovering