Daily Blockbrief – 7 November 2012

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BLOCKBRIEF - 7 November, 2012

Second Airport Plan Dashed

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Top Stories

RBA Leaves The Cash Rate At 3.25% On Melbourne Cup Day

International Architects Bid For Barangaroo Masterplan

Jubilation For Long-Awaited Development Approval

Albanese Accuses O'Farrell Of Trashing Own Airport Plans

On Election Day, US Real Estate Execs Talk Politics

Home Deposits Reamin A Hurdle For 1st Home Buyers

 

Development

World's Tallest hotel To Open Next Year In North Korea??

Developers Return To Battered Towns

ANZ Warns Anti-Development Protestors Will Harm Construction Industry Recovery

Grand Hyatt NY Hotel Renovation

Developers With Branded Developments See An Uplift

Hong Kong Property Developers' Shares Lose Ground

Greenies Upset About Coastal Development For Over A Decade

New York's NIMBY Posse

 

Planning

Controversial Housing Approved

Planning Minister Fronts Protesters In Tamworth

Proposed Changes To NSW Statewide LEP Template Placed On Public Exhibition

Startford Coal Mine Extension Project On Exhibition

Olympic Park Modification On Exhibition

Port Macquarie Have Your Say - What Should Be On The Horizon?

 

Real Estate Technology

Zillow Buying Mortgage Pricing Engine

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Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - Property Giants Slated Over 'Face Rents'

SMH - Spending Surges On Renovation Supplies

Property Observer - 5 More Sales To Asian Buyers Make One Hyde Park Luxury Tower Of Babel

The Australian - Leighton Puts Focus On Debt

Daily Telegraph Real Estate - Mine Town Property Up 4000%

WSJ - Asia Luxury Homes

AOL Real Estate - US September's Home Price Rise Shows Biggest Gain 6 Years

Inman - Real Estate Companies Join Sandy Relief Efforts

The Real Deal - Empire State Building Owners To Resolve Suit Over $1B Public Offering

 

International

Despite Global Economic Uncertainty In 2012, Prime Office Rents To Grow In Majority Of Tier-1 Cities

UK Property Prices Edged Downwards Last Month

London Rents Expected To Rise For Next 10 Years Due To Housing Supply Shortage

Scotland Builders' Furious New Figures Highlight Planning Delays

Brooklyn New Development Sales Rise 31% Over Last Quarter

Foreign Buyers Still Boon To Florida Housing Market In 2012

Houston Clarifies Zoning Procedure

Saudi Residential Financing Nears $1.6B

 

Opinion

RBA Governor - The Housing Market Has Strengthened

RBA - Notes Signs Of "Prospective Improvement" In Housing Investment

Ernst & Young - A-REITs Match Global Competitors On Annual Returns