Weekend Blockbrief – 24 February 2013

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BLOCKBRIEF - 24 February, 2013

 

Big Data Can Turn Real Estate Industry On Its Head

Top Stories

Big data — the collection of large and complex data sets — can transform building construction and management, investment, leasing and even government policy, according to scholars and experts on sustainable real estate more

In order to help demystify NSW zoning regulations we have created this ultra-condensed version of the NSW Standard Instrument Local Environmental Plan for the various categories of Residential and Commercial zonings more

Apartment baron Harry Triguboff has confirmed he is open to a merger of his $4.4 billion Meriton real estate empire with Stockland property group more

New York City developers made a madcap dash to secure property sites in 2012, and with prices continually inching upwards, had little option but to build luxury condos, thus leaving renters and those needing affordable housing out in the cold, the New York Times reported more

A new company called WobbleWorks out of Boston recently launched the first 3D drawing pen called the 3Doodler more

 

Development

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Planning

Building Industry Hails SA Planning Overhaul

Hume Council Sets High Level Of Sunbury Services

Avalon Beach Plan Approved

Red-zoning 'Just Doesn't Make Sense'

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR - Hot Property Deals Can Quickly Go Cold

SMH Domain - Views and Lifestyle Lure Buyers Back To Waterfront Properties

The Australian - Boom-time In Goodman's Grasp

Property Observer - Chinese Real Estate Listings Portal Juwai.com Expands European Property Coverage

Inman - Engle & Volkers Sings Ad Deal With Zillow

The Real Deal - Developers, Faced With Stratospheric Land Prices, Forced To Leave Renters High & Dry

The Source - World's First 3D Drawing Pen Launched

Blockbrief Blog - Sydney's Highest Apartment Tower Development Site For Sale