Daily Blockbrief – 21 February 2012

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BLOCKBRIEF - 21 February, 2013

 

Meriton, Stockland Merger Possible

Top Stories

Apartment king Harry Triguboff may consider merging his $4.4 billion dollar residential real estate portfolio with Stockland Property Group as he attempts to flesh out a succession plan more

THE Goodman Group -- the Australian landlord that controls about $20 billion of logistics sheds and business parks around the world -- is in for an additional $250 million windfall following sweeping planning changes set to be announced by the NSW state government within weeks more

New US residential construction dipped slightly in January, as builders of apartments — who have been on a tear over the last year — pulled back significantly from December more

Australia listed as one of the countries where demand for architects outstrips supply more

The administration of NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell is unlikely to receive an offer for its entire $300 million state-owned property portfolio that it put up for sale last October in an effort to bolster the government’s coffers more

The Sydney CBD market has maintained its ninth-placed ranking among the list of the most expensive locations in the world to rent office space more

IT'S been a 42-year wait but the decision to rezone Badgerys Creek land in Sydney's west would be like winning the lottery for Harry and Brigette Green more

 

Development

Hotel Giants Zero In On Australia

Sunland Focus On Cities

China's Largest Property Developer Expands To US

Chinese Property Developers Build Foundations For Global Growth

South Brisbane Welcomes Twin Tower Development

 

Planning

Goodman To Reap $250M Windfall From Rezoning

Have Your Say On The Future Of Our Melbourne

Council Strikes Balance With Bronte Village Planning

Rail Off The Table At Urban Renewal Sessions

Modification To Achieve australia Concept Plan On Exhibition

Council Rejects Bid To Boost 90 Mile Beach Compo

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR - Gold Coast Apartment Market Begins To Stir

WSJ - New Paper Sheds Light On Extent Of Housing Bubble Fraud

SMH Domain - Jury Out On Rates

Property Observer - Brookfield Appointed To Construct The University of Melbourne's $100M Faculty Of Architecture

The Daily Telegraph Real Estate - Sitting On A Gold Mine

Inman - Despite Dip, US Housing Starts Show Strength

The Real Deal - EPA Weighs In On Developer's Gowanus Plan

Business 2 - Domain Partners With 1Form Rental Application