Daily Blockbrief – 3 January 2013

02/01/2013 9:53 pm

BLOCKBRIEF - 3 January, 2013

NEW Canterbury LEP 2012 In Force

Top Stories

NEW planning controls to control how land is used and developed in the Canterbury LGA, The Canterbury LEP 2012 came into force this week bringing in more consistency to development controls across the Canterbury LGA more

On a recent evening at the 92nd Street Y, Stephen Ross, chairman of the Related Companies, reflected on four decades of transformation—for the city, where he has built more apartments than almost any other developer of his generation, and also for himself. In September, Mr. Ross, 72, stepped down as the CEO of the once-humble affordable housing outfit he transformed into a luxury real estate behemoth more

Australian home prices have fallen for the second consecutive year as nervous consumers continue to sit on the sidelines of the housing market more

THE northern edge of the CBD facing the harbour has long been one of Sydney's premier addresses, but it could become even more popular in the next decade. At least five projects, totalling more than 1000 apartments, are at various stages in the planning process more

The U.S. housing market stands to benefit from two tax provisions that were left alone in the hasty budget compromise that Congress reached yesterday, CNBC reported. In seeking to avert the fiscal cliff, federal lawmakers opted not to touch the mortgage-interest deduction and extended tax relief on mortgage debt forgiveness for a year more



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Housing On Tap For Wharf

Hong Kong Housing Developers Hope For Better 2013


Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR - House Prices Decline For A Second Year

WSJ - REITs Gained In 2012 On Economy, Housing

NYT - New York's Office Builders Raise Their Online Voices

SMH - House Prices Sink For A 2nd Year

Daily Telegraph - Is The Reserve Bank Losing Its Touch?

The Real Deal - US Construction Spending Declined In November

Inman - Will 2013 Be The Year Agents Switch Niches?

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