Daily Blockbrief – 7 December 2012

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BLOCKBRIEF - 7 December, 2012

Ground Broken On Largest NYC Development Since Rockefeller Center

Top Stories

Hudson Yards, the $15 billion “city within a city” slated by Related Cos. for 26 acres of former railroad storage yards in Midtown Manhattan, has formally gotten under way more

Despite the conservative approach taken by Council, Blockbrief has identified a number of development opportunities that have become available as result of the changes to the local planning controls more

Construction activity fell again in November but at a slower rate than earlier in the year, according to the Australian Performance of Construction Index more

Lend Lease and the NSW government are arguing about how to determine the profit-share payments from the $6 billion Barangaroo South project in Sydney more

 

Development

Court Ruling Sought On Barangaroo Dispute

Development Opportunities Of New Waverley Planning System

Downtown Brooklyn's Remaining City-Owned Parcels About To Be Redeveloped

Bloomberg Talks About Development Post-Sandy

 

Planning

Wagga Council: Maps Preventing Development

The New Waverley Local Environmental Plan

Botany Bay Council Forwards Draft LEP 2012 To State Government

 

Real Estate Technology

Blockbrief Launches Property Search Platform

MLS Mulling Copyright Enforcement Group To Go After 'Data Pirates'

HomeLight Deserves Out Support

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - Investor Visa Drawcard For Chinese

WSJ - 5th Avenue Retail Space In Ny Fetches $1B

SMH - Smart Buys

Property Observer - The Latest Asian Developer To Take A Piece Of The Melbourne Development Pie

The Australian - Sydney's Hotel Drought To Worsen

Daily Telegraph Real Estate - Best Time To Shop Around Is Now

Inman - More MLS Data Troubles For Agent Matching Site HomeLight

The Real Deal - Goldman Chief Pays $32M For NY Estate

Blockbrief Blog - Blockbrief Is Launched!

 

Opinion

Glenn Stevens: Just A Little Housing Improvement Detected So Rate Cut Given

Leanne Pilkington: RBA Rate Cut Won't Stimulate Housing Market Pick-Up

Australian Bankers' Association: Banks Justified In Not Passing On Rate Cuts In Full