Daily Blockbrief – 25 January 2013

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BLOCKBRIEF - 25 January, 2013

Legal Row Over Ritz-Carlton Development

Top Stories

The project to redevelop Sydney’s Ritz-Carlton hotel has become embroiled in another stoush as the owners of the site take legal action against the property executives they installed to run the development more

Mothballed mining projects and cuts to government allowances have pushed down executive rents, but agents hope demand will boost returns for landlords this year more

The Barangaroo Delivery Authority (BDA) has selected a team to devise Barangaroo Central’s master plan, and the team says it envisages a mix of open spaces, cultural uses, offices and apartments more

In most listing systems and property flyers you only get roughly 100 words, at best, to make a deal-winning impression more

 

Development

Asia-Pacific Hotel Market Enjoyed Positive Performance Results In 2012

The Americas Hotel Market Posts Positive Performance Growth In 2012

Hong Kong Considers Vacant Property Tax On Developers

Developer In Deadly Turtle Bay Crane Collapse Could Lose Home to Foreclosure

Miami Dolphins Stadium renovation

 

Planning

Green Paper Submission Themes Outlined

Draft Wyong Local Environmental Plan 2012: Video

Council Snubs Shadforth Hill Housing Bid

 

Real Estate Tech

Real Estate Tech Startup Agorafy Launches Social Network For Commercial Brokers

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR - As Safe As Foreign Houses

WSJ - The New American Home: Wright-Inspired 'Party Pavilion'?

SMH - Hole In Approval Of Floating Helipad

Property Observer - Rare Opportunity To Purchase Byron Bay Golf Course Land

The Australian - Foreign Buyers Circle Lend Lease Towers

Property Wire - Fall In Land Sales Likely To Slow The New Home Market Recovery In Australia

Inman - Realtor.ca Now Sporting Walk Scores

The Real Deal - The Real Deal's 2013 Data Books Is Almost here

Curbed - Mega Project Set For Approvals In Showplace Square

Blockbrief - The Top 5 Factors Other Than Zoning That Affect Development Potential

 

Opinion

Morningstar: The mortgage loans war we won't have in 2013

Zillow Chief Economist Stan Humphries: Where Home Buyers Have the Best Opportunities