weekend Blockbrief – 10 February 2013

09/02/2013 9:08 pm


BLOCKBRIEF - 10 February, 2013

Asian Investors Driving Apartment Boom

Top Stories

A fundamental change is under way in Australians’ housing preferences and it is being driven in part by Asian developers more

Interest rates are low, there is quality stock on the commercial and residential markets and sentiment towards property is relatively optimistic compared with this time last year more

Warringah Council has released a Draft Masterplan to transform Dee Why Town Centre into the northern beaches’ premier commercial and residential district more

US real estate site Redfin is arming buyers and sellers with insight into the negotiations that take place when the firm's clients submit winning -- and losing -- offers to buy a home more

In an Australian-first engineering feat, Frasers Property Australia and Sekisui House Australia have elevated a 110-tonne steel frame 100 metres in the air, successfully attaching it to the One Central Park apartment block on Sydney’s Broadway more

 

Development

Development Approval In 10 Days!

Mirvac Slashes Value Of Projects

Australand Keeps Its Exit Options Open

Lend Lease To Put $100M In Pool

Magic Johnson's Development Proposal Accepted

Developers Move To Demolish Buildings To Construct 510-Unit Times Square Hotel

JPMorgan Pays $94.4M For Metropolitan Midtown

 

Planning

Dee Why Town Centre Draft Masterplan

Hudson Square Rezoning Goes To NY City Council

Hurstville Mayor Expresses Disappointment At Department of Planning Decision

Planning Assessment Commission 'Backflips' On Calderwood

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR - Housing Values Maintain Build-Up

WSJ - What's A View Worth?

SMH Domain - From Little Flats, Big Profits Grow

The Australian - Mirvac Hit, Stockland To Follow

Property Observer - Australia's First Rooftop Heliostat

Daily Telegraph Real Estate - Offer Of kitchen Sinks In Malaise

Inman - Redfin's Theatrics Serve No Constructive Purpose

The Real Deal - The Real Deal's Numbers To Know