Daily Blockbrief – 28 December 2012

27/12/2012 11:23 pm


BLOCKBRIEF - 28 December, 2012

World's Largest Building Near Completion

Top Stories

The 100-metre-high New Century Global Centre in Chengdu is a symbol of the spread of China's boom, 500m long and 400m wide, with 1.7 million square metres of floor space, big enough to hold 20 Sydney Opera Houses, according to local authorities more

GOT a spare $15 million burning a hole in your pocket? Then this 10-bedroom palace could be your new trophy home more

The NSW Government needs to provide resources for local communities to respond to planning decisions at a strategic level, according to submissions on its Green Paper on the state’s new planning system more

Demand for small, high-quality investment assets was plainly visible at a Sydney commercial property auction in mid-December when a service station was sold in the city’s south-west more

IT always loomed as one of life's great certainties, like death and taxes, that News Corporation and Fairfax Media would extend their print-media cage fight to other battlegrounds, where they could continue to slug it out more

 

Development

Sandy Sinks Trump On The Ocean Development

QLD's $1.4bn Ella Bay Tourism Project Approved

Trump Tower Woes Signal Toronto's Condo Market 'On Thin Ice'

 

Planning

Planning Help Sought For NSW Communities

NSW Gives Go-Ahead For Redfern Redevelopment

Sydney Harbour Heliport Plans On Hold

 

Real Estate Tech

Lessons From 2012 - 4 Ways To Claim Your Mobile Niche In 2013!

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - Buyers In The Swim

WSJ - Landlords Have A Ball With Times Square Billboards

SMH - Even Houses Are On Some Lists In The Last-Minute Buying Spree Before Christmas

The Australian - Property Advertising Battle Heats Up

Daily Telegraph - Mega Mansion Yours For $15M

Property Observer - REA Group Highlights Its Continued Premier Profitable Dominance

Inman - LinkedIn Is The 'It' Place For Real Estate Referrals

The Real Deal - Related Exec Says Strong Real Estate Market Will Surprise Many In 2013