Propbd economic update M8Feb16 – Big investors’ targets, ETFs to keep growing, Chinese planner positive, Portents of crash, Silk Road, global way forward

Big BlackRock clients target illiquid assets & cut indexed equities – Studies point to continuing growth of ETFs – Top Chinese economic planner says country can meet challenges – UK Telegraph highlights portents of a giant crash – Ex-World Bank economist sees Silk Road advancing strong Chinese future – Lin also writes on global way […]

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View from unit 1712 in the Quadrant.

All 3 sell at Ray White auction

All 3 units taken to auction at Ray White City Apartments today were sold under the hammer – the first of them at $12,400/m² (assuming a $70,000 value for the parking space), the last after considerable negotiation followed by a flurry of small raises. The first property on the auction list, a 2-bedroom north-facing corner […]

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Propbd on Q T2Feb16 – DJ’s settles, third Melbourne Ryman, Fletcher sells Rocla assets, Warehouse opens at Atrium, ethics consultation

David Jones settles Kirkcaldie’s deal – Ryman buys third Melbourne retirement village site – Fletcher nets $85 million from Rocla divestment – Warehouse moves to Atrium on Elliott – Ethics standards for property sector out to global consultation

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Key turns positive on rail link and promotes faster East-West project

Prime Minister John Key found many positives on the economic front when he addressed a Chamber of Commerce audience in Auckland on Wednesday. For Auckland, much of the positive was in transport infrastructure – some of it the slow dawning of the realisation that holding up one public project can be detrimental for many private […]

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Opponents say Ihumatao alone as low-density special housing area proposal

Local opponents of Fletcher Residential Ltd’s proposed special housing area development at Ihumatao, Mangere, have made a broad economic & housing assessment using council guidelines and concluded that it doesn’t stack up.

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