Weekend Blockbrief – 16 December 2012

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BLOCKBRIEF - 16 December, 2012

New Sydney LEP 2012 In Force

Top Stories

NEW planning controls to control development in the Sydney CBD, The Sydney LEP 2012 came into force this week bringing in more consistency to development controls across the Sydney CBD more

Take a look at the auction results from around the country more

Lockhart Steele's passion for telling the story of how neighborhoods evolve, from the pavement up, has become the Curbed Network, a fast-growing New York City-based blog network with three brands spanning real estate, dining and fashion in the U.S.'s largest cities more

It’s all come with a rush. Sydney will have a new light rail down George Street, a new convention exhibition and entertainment precinct, a revived Circular Quay, and an enlivened Martin Place more

The Clare Hotel, is heading upmarket again, with plans to incorporate the historic pub into a new boutique hotel. Frasers Property has lodged plans for a 60-bed hotel – the first Australian addition to Loh Lik Peng’s ”Unlisted Collection”, which includes small designer hotels in Singapore, Shanghai and London more


Property Development

Macquarie Centre Redevelopment



Newcastle Train Line Axing Sparks More Debate

Coffs Council Adopts Vital Plans At Meeting

'Nothing Has Changed Months After Fire Death In Crowded Block'

Exhibition Of Draft Palerang LEP 2012

Airport For Bushells Ridge Mooted In Wyong Council's Draft LEP


Real Estate Tech

The Next Wave Of Property Websites

The Foundations Of Curbed Blog

Globalisation Conversation To Wrap Up Real Estate Tech Event


Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - The Hidden Cost Of Holiday Homes

WSJ - Home Prices Could Jump 9.7% In 2013, J.P. Morgan Says

SMH - That Little Piece Of Paradise Can Be A Nightmare To Sell

Property Observer - Top 10 Most Expensive suburbs In Sydney's Northern Beaches For House Rentals

The Australian - Bankers Trust In Sector As It Racks Up The Billions

Daily Telegraph Real Estate - Why Should Buy In 2013

Inman - The View From The Curb

The Real Deal - NY Multi-Family Transaction Volume Up 24%, Year Over Year

Source: Will Washington Get New Green Construction Code?

Blockbrief: Blockbrief CEO Talks Rezoning, Fragmented Land & Property Development In API Magazine



ANZ: Housing Construction At Recessionary Levels

PFA Report: Less Volatile Unlisted Property Investments Have Outperformed REITS Over Last 25yrs