Daily Blockbrief – 30 November 2012

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BLOCKBRIEF - 30 November, 2012

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Top Stories

Singapore's Far East Buys Hotels

Asian groups are continuing their assault on the local hotel market with Singapore’s largest private property developer, Far East Organisation, close to securing three assets after a long hunt more

Australia's 50 Highest Income Earning Suburbs

Toorak residents recorded the highest average income in Australia in 2009-10, according to figures released (ABS) more

New Stockland Boss Holds The Line

STOCKLAND's new managing director Mark Steinert says he will embark on deep analysis of the business when he begins in the job next year more

Trump Launches Sales For Uruguay Development

The Donald’s new brokerage pitches New York buyers on the “Hamptons of South America” more

 

Development

Developer In Liquidation

Chinese Firm Buys City Office Site

 

Planning

New Planning System Needs To Provide Increased Flexibility For Development

Consultation A Priority For Channel 9 Site

LEP Done & Dusted

Nambucca Council Considers New Housing Development

Sydney's Green Efforts Win Global Recognition

 

Real Estate Technology

Blockbrief Launches Property Search Platform

Technology Can't Replace Realtor Boots On The Ground

Point2 Will Limit Third-Party Sites' Use Of Listing Data

Zillow Acquires HotPads For $16M

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - Man With Finger On The Pulse

WSJ - US Housing Demand Rose In October

SMH - 'Clever Forger' Signed For Obeids

Property Observer - Democratising The Rooftops As High-Rise Penthouses Become Passe

The Australian - UBS Banker To Run Stockland

Daily Telegraph Real Estate - Stockland Names New CEO

Inman - 10 Step Plan For Dealing With Angry Real Estate Clients

The Real Deal - No. Of Stalled NYC Construction Sites Jumps To January 2011 Levels

Blockbrief Blog - Blockbrief Is Launched!

 

Opinion

HIA: Rate Cut A Must For Housing Recovery 

Roz Hansen: Melbourne Must Plan For Its Future Growth Of Outer Suburbs