Daily Blockbrief – 27 October 2012

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BLOCKBRIEF - 27 October, 2012

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Top Stories

Fewer Economists Expecting A November Cup Day RBA Rate Cut: Bloomberg

High-Rises Hard To Shift On The Gold Coast

Sydney Set For Super Saturday

Mirvac Affirms Profit Guidance As Sub-$1M Median Density Attracts Buyers

Southern Cross Construction (NSW) In Voluntary Administration

 

Development

Developers Join Top End Boom Town Gold Rush

A China Property Development Recovery...Or Not?

Gold Coast High-Rise Goes Under

MGM Receives Chinese Approval For New $2.5B Cotai Strip Casino Resort

 

Planning

Victorian Planning Minister Defends 'Big Ideas' Planning Blueprint

 

Real Estate Tech

Trulia Is Ready For Windows 8

Using YouTube, 'Enhanced Listings' To One-Up Competition

Apple Unveils iPad Mini: What Does It Mean For Real Estate?

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - Property Buyers Undermined By Under-Quoting

SMH - Help For Off-The-Plan Buyers

Property Observer - Property Companies Cuts Jobs Given Difficult Market Conditions

The Australian Property - Westfield Sells $400M British Centre

WSJ - Housing Is Finally Giving The Economy Some Love

Inman - Housing Improving, But News Has Been Oversold

Source - Precasting WA's Largest Ever Infrastructure Development

 

International

Reinventing New York's Iconic Grand Central Station

Sales Figures Indicate That Dubai's Real Estate Market Is Moving Towards Recovery

Opinion

Tim Lawless - Australia's Housing Market Put To The Test In Biggest Auction Weekend In Almost Two Years

Cameron McEvoy - What The North-West Sydney Rail Link Means For Property Investors