Weekend Blockbrief – 13 January 2013

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BLOCKBRIEF - 13 January, 2013

Hong Kong Tycoons' Wealth Surges On Property

Top Stories

2013 will be another big year in strategic planning and rezoning for NSW with a number of Councils across the state still to adopt standard template Local Environmental Plans more

If location is the key driver of property values, what happens when a suburb suddenly seems closer to the CBD? more

Pumped-Up property prices lift the fortunes of Hon Kong's richest more

A SENIOR executive at James Packer's Crown Limited was allowed to rewrite a media release before it was issued by the Premier, Barry O'Farrell, announcing initial government backing of the company's plans for a $1 billion hotel and casino at Barangaroo more

Prestige property hunters who believe the market has bottomed have helped an upswing in results at some of the nation’s best addresses more

Development

O'Farrell Decides, but Packer's Man Has Last Word

Hotel Developers Unfazed By Fiscal Cliff Issues

56 Leonard Secures $350M Construction Loan

Delvene Delaney & John Cornell Sub-dividing Off Their Byron Beachfront Compound

 

 

Planning

First Test For New Victorian Planning Guidelines

Wollongong Draft Planning Proposal - Storage Premises In Heavy Industrial Zones

Brickworks Building Plan Submitted To Council

Greening Ryde

 

Real Estate Tech

Zillow & Century 21 Renew Marketing Agreement

Evolutionize Your Real Estate WordPress Site - Go Responsive

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR - Sleepy Suburbs Ready To Awaken

WSJ - Torrid CMBS Rally Senn A Bit Too Much, Too Soon

Property Observer - Majority Shareholder CapitaLand To Review Its Investment In Takeover Target Australand

SMH - Dream House An Extravagant Exercise

Daily Telegraph Real Estate - Families Loving The High-rise Life

The Australian - Australand Taking Advice as CapitaLand looks to the exit

Bloomberg - Condos Replace Newsrooms As US Papers Sell Real Estate

The Real Deal - Toll Brothers Pays $56M For Hudson Square Site, but plans hinge on rezoning

Inman - Real Estate Consumers Ready For 'Latte Vision'

Blockbrief - 2013 Another Big Year For Rezonings In NSW

 

Opinion

John Symond - Demand rising for studio apartments, but mortgage hurdles higher

NAB - 3 Interest rate cuts in 2013