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Snapshot of the Week, to 25 May 2003

Snapshot of the Week lists the headlines from all stories published on The Bob Dey Property Report as they appear during the week. The Snapshot is broken into categories for easier tracking, with links to the story page for each item.

There are some quirks to the system: A brief item on a listed company may appear in Snapshot on Local Business rather than under that company’s name in the Organisation/Listeds section, for instance.

In all categories, the latest news appears at the top of the list.

This week:

External links: BDO Spicers

Village Roadshow

Stockland Trust Group

Listeds: AMP trust signs conditional $112 million deal on ASB Centre

Colonial presents another dismal report

Fletcher determined to get offside at Trans Tasman meeting

Trans Tasman & Australian Growth could disappear

Symphony takes over Cuisine Market management

Listeds – Australia: Westfield bids for whole of AMP Shopping Centre Trust

AMP Life throws another spanner at Centro takeover bid

Full MacDow takeover under way

Local business: Air NZ load factor still ahead

Ports of Auckland container volumes up 9%

Rabobank gets AMP rural loans portfolio

Local property: Botany town centre wins international award

Kiwi places $25 million to buy Hamilton’s Downtown Plaza

Houses prices rise for 7th quarter

Blake tribute

Sky adapts Imax for blockbusters

propbd Diary – Environment Court Court fees

propbd Diary – Listeds: Ryman Healthcare annual result

Regional economy: Bright short-term future for Auckland construction

Research: Ed Schuck gets 1st local PhD in property

Statistics: Migrant inflow continues

March occupancy rates slip

Syndicates: Urbus increases profit 20% on greatly enlarged portfolio

U: East Tamaki Storage Solutions faces liquidation

1 Plaster Scene down, another rises

McCormick Accounting Services folds

Jackson’s Budget Homes folds, Lifestyle Investments faces liquidation

IRD pursues Ca’Bella Holdings

IRD seeks liquidation for Middleton’s Stuarts Properticare

IRD pursues Cook & Struyck’s Hemisphere (now Famous Brands Factory Outlet) & Hudson Park

Manning’s Dakota Hamilton folds

EJ Willoughby & Supreme Homes fold

Hugill’s Estancia folds

Bridgecorp chases Mahmoudi/Ghaleh

World property: Centro extends bid for AMP trust

Taubman bid extended

$US300 million waterfront redevelopment in Branson, Missouri

Investa takes 8.4% of Principal Office Fund

Transmetro chain buys Sydney hotel

Lend Lease to sell US tax-credit housing investment business

Wellington cinemas main contributor to Reading’s revenue rise

Village Roadshow sells in Britain, forecasts loss

Wal-Mart boosts earnings 14%

Leighton & Ariadne settle Noosa purchase

Lend Lease plans 2010 completion for Twin Waters

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Snapshot of the Week, to 18 January 2004

Snapshot of the Week lists the headlines from all stories published on The Bob Dey Property Report as they appear during the week. The Snapshot is broken into categories for easier tracking, with links to the story page for each item.

There are some quirks to the system: A brief item on a listed company may appear in Snapshot on Local Business rather than under that company’s name in the Organisation/Listeds section, for instance.

In all categories, the latest news appears at the top of the list.

This week:

External links Villa World

Tse Group

Trends 2004

Springwise

Trendwatching

Listeds: Ronin completes AMP NZ Office acquisitions

Local business: SkyCity looks at Darwin casino

TrustPower re-enters bond market

Local property: John Wilson retires from CDL roles

Trans Tasman completes AGP takeover

Sky buys Whangarei multiplex

U: Intec Pacific faces liquidation

Jorna’s Baton faces liquidation

Ashby forms new company as One Italy (Epsom) faces liquidation

Village Heights folds

Kitchen Cad Solutions folds

World business: Why the price of oil is rising

World property: Villa World lodges applications for 2 Surfers towers

CNL buys 20 retirement villages for $US562 million

Macquarie ProLogis buys in Texas

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Snapshot of the Week, to 12 May 2002

Snapshot of the Week lists the headlines from all stories published on The Bob Dey Property Report as they appear during the week. The Snapshot is broken into categories for easier tracking, with links to the story page for each item.

There are some quirks to the system: A brief item on a listed company may appear in Snapshot on Local Business rather than under that company’s name in the Organisation/Listeds section, for instance.

In all categories, the latest news appears at the top of the list.

This week:

Agency: 9 Metropolis units sold at mortgagee auction

Auckland city consent activity: Earthworks plan change hearing scheduled

Committee switches to independent commissioners for Sky City overpass hearing

Hirequip to expand on Projex Mt Wellington site

St Mary’s Bay infill proposal notified

Giltrap gets signs dispensation on Great North Rd

Auckland City convention centre: Council won’t join Sky convention centre venture

Companies: Bridgecorp Holdings to shift incorporation to Australia

Local business: Savoy Equities suspended

S&P affirms council ratings as submission date on sell-off looms

Richina controlling group’s formal voting agreement expires

Local property: Securities Commission bans Money Managers from contributory mortgage broking

Air NZ gets $27 million for skifields

New Securities Commission chief changes the rules

New boardinghouse & substandard housing rules introduced

propbd Diary – Papakura: Financial contributions public meeting

Regional strategic direction: Regional council steps forward, somewhat uncertainly, on ferry wharves & rail network

U: Harts company Combined Equities wound up

GHC Properties closes

Receiver at Value Homes

Ferris company FMG Corp faces liquidation

Karaka Cable in gun again

Agio Trustees in liquidation

Right Point fallout continues

Financier pursues Greg McDonald of Pakiri

EJM Builders faces liquidation

World business: National Australia Bank half-year profit $A2.26 billion

Enron scam worsens

Top pension fund hires Lend Lease

World property: Deutsche deal gets new Lend Lease head office started

Simon sells interest in 3 Rodamco malls

Market decline hurts US apartment company Post Properties

Coles Myer increases third-quarter sales 9%

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Snapshot of the Week, to 25 February 2001

Items in Snapshot of the Week are listed in categories, in the order shown in the right-hand column, with the latest news appearing first in each category. Now that I have a link-writing facility, you will be able to click on story links in the right-hand column or at the end of each item. Use the Back button on your screen to return from those story pages to this page.

This week:

Auckland City: More consultation on non-notified non-complying subdivisions

New commissioner for pensioner flats hearing

Extension for One Hobson

Office space juggle in Viaduct allowed

Three-year extension for Epsom MetLife flats

York St restaurant gets non-notified hearing

Criminal court: Fraud trial starts

Developers: Sanctuary shell faces liquidation but Sanctuary (Icon) carries on [correcting earlier report]
Local property
Sanctuary (Icon)

Development sites: Starline takes over at Gulf Harbour in April

Starline’s Quay Park project unveiled soon

PFI profit cut 57%

Auckland International Airport up 15%

Michael Hill up 3.3%

Kiwi Income at 60% of KDT

Deloitte pair receivers of Manor Inns

Evergreen lifts profit

Calan “don’t know” on price drop

Airport gets seventh design-build

SEA offers bonds to take out minorities

TTP: How do you escape from writedown demoralisation?

Trans Tasman Properties makes loss if writedowns counted, profit if not

Sky half-year profit up 19.6%

North Shore: Shore councillors support lifestyler-sized Okura subdivision

More consultation on separate rate for Takapuna

Expert identified, councillor responds on dual membership

Regional growth: Panmure opponents of Liveable Communities strategy win reprieve

Syndication: Duffy joins Dominion Funds

Valuation: City valuation firms merge

Waterfront: Work on Hilton to resume

World property: New BHP headquarters

Leighton profit up 13%

Wal-Mart up 17% for year but same-store growth slows

More UK airport action

Ariadne caution

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Snapshot of the Week, to 4 November 2001

Snapshot of the Week lists the headlines from all stories published on The Bob Dey Property Report as they appear during the week. The Snapshot is broken into categories for easier tracking, with links to the story page for each item.

There are some quirks to the system: A brief item on a listed company may appear in Snapshot on Local Business rather than under that company’s name in the Organisation/Listeds section, for instance.

In all categories, the latest news appears at the top of the list.

This week:

Auckland City Council: Banks & Hay get their way

Auckland City consent activity, 31 October 2001 Mount St student flats decision bound to arouse controversy

Committee astonishes by declining sign on lift

Mobil to rebuild Dominion Rd service station

Innovative housing development planned for St Lukes Rd/New North Rd corner

Consent application purely to question levy

Mount St flats will block neighbour

Request for sign on outside lift declined

Promotional sign for Parnell terraces approved

External links: Sky City

Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Housing: Healthy housing programme starts

Listeds: Force to recapitalise with $31 million rights issue, keep Queen St centre

Local business: Shamrock takes Nuplex stake

Force gets report delay waiver

Fletcher Building pays out noteholders

Dorchester buys Harts Portfolio Management

Logan at 73% of Pacific Retail

Local property: 51 KFC outlets the next Colliers portfolio auction

Symphony moves to Markets building

Australasian Property reschedules

Manukau City Council: Jan Sinclair to head hearings committee

Papakura: Papakura mayor holds back faction plans

propbd Diary – Auckland City Council meetings schedule

Committees

Community boards

Hearings

Tenders (CPO pre-qualification)

Propbd diary – Listeds: Fletcher Building

Calan

Australasian Property Holdings

propbd Diary – Manukau City November meeting timetable

Rodney consent activity November 2001: New $40-50 million Waiwera hotel plan

Brown employs hick-country-town approach towards council

Baturic wins council approval after starting work

Consent for Bridge House revamp non-notified

Council’s own staff also use “must be today” try-on

Appeals

Notified applications

Delegated decisions reported 2 November

Rodney consent activity October 2001: Delegated decisions 26 October

Delegated decisions 19 October

Pt Wells tourist lodge

Truffiere wins approval

Cluster housing at Dairy Flat

Council committee supports Pakiri sand dredging opponent

U: Housing Co 2000

Tauranga Developments (ex Quayside)

Magellan Orakei

Peter Turner’s PNT Housing

B&R Quality Homes

Commercial Partitioners

Neville Mahon’s Southern Restaurants

Lamp Man

Northern Ceilings

Tamaki Developments

Redfern Properties

Teague Construction

Pakiri Farms Trust

Valley Fields

Ambrico creditors’ meeting

Clarke & Ramayah against City Viaduct Café

Stuart Robertson’s Trust Asset Management and Agio Trustees

James McGee’s Vines Management

Mainprop Commercial

IRD too late on Mays Rd

Wickham Developments (now The Open Fields)

New York Gear settles

Castlerock staves off Far North Property

2m Construction creditors’ meeting

Harvey’s Eastern Suburbs creditors’ claims

World business: Which worry bead?

World property: Equity Office surges on

Starwood slumps then rebounds

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Snapshot of the Week, to 24 August 2003

Snapshot of the Week lists the headlines from all stories published on The Bob Dey Property Report as they appear during the week. The Snapshot is broken into categories for easier tracking, with links to the story page for each item.

There are some quirks to the system: A brief item on a listed company may appear in Snapshot on Local Business rather than under that company’s name in the Organisation/Listeds section, for instance.

In all categories, the latest news appears at the top of the list.

This week:

Agency: Kellands joins Christie’s network

Banking: ASB increases profit by 24%

External links: WealthCoaches

ANZ Bank

Mortgages by Design

CIA

Tenancy Information NZ

Hybrid Property Consulting

Mortgagenet

Covec

Investment flats

Withers Tsang

Rentsure

Valuit

Acumen Financial Planning

Empower Education

Mitchell & Stout Architects Ltd

Hermes Property Asset Management

Infrastructure: February deadline for eastern corridor recommendation

Listeds: Trans Tasman bids for Australian Growth

Revaluations boost AMP NZ Office result

Ports of Auckland to sell 2 marinas

Update: Placement raises $102.5 million; Fletcher Building buys Tasman Building Products

Urbus buys Albany sites

ING takes over Paramount management

Local business: $1 million more for Aotea Centre upgrade

Auckland to host international education conference

Zero-tolerance drive opens with 36 tickets for cabbies

Local property: Investor happy to take empty building

North Shore: Northcote Central renewal project gets underway

Property Council: Sydney conference aimed at raising the bar

Property Council conference snippets

FPD Savills director gives wide-ranging trends outlook

Principal boss under siege as he outlines Australian listed sector

Rodney consent activity: Farmers’ market approved

Statistics: Migrant inflow checked

U: Alpine & Marvel Properties fold

Stabila wound up

G-Farm wound up

Brauninger holds off liquidation of
Sapphire Holdings

Garin Enterprises wound up

Startel Communications folds

Spacewall folds

Future Build hangs in

Mansfield’s Rockford wound up

Arthur Waters Motor court gets adjournment

IRD gets Makora wound up

Dome Homes wound up

Accent Music Centre faces liquidation

Mahoney Gardner Churton firm washed up

Taisei Trading faces liquidation

IRD pursues 2 Knock companies

Action Construction faces liquidation

Concord Holdings faces liquidation

Equico faces liquidation

Ken Carter (ex-Carter Holt) bankrupt

Australasian Building Corp faces liquidation

Public examination for O’Meara

Elders chases Stuart Jackson for bankruptcy.

S&C Concrete Services faces liquidation

Financial Vision (Auck) folds

1 Rich Investments folds, another about to start

Gearsons Products faces liquidation

Meeting called for creditors of 3 Krukziener companies

World property: Tourism Asset Holdings bond issue oversubscribed

ING Australia buys in New York

Investa at 67% of Principal

Macquarie Goodman at 78% of AMP Industrial

Enron tower on the block

Listed trust buys into 100ha Victorian business park

Canary Wharf sale close

Arabs & Germans buy in UK

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Snapshot of the Week, to 1 February 2004

Snapshot of the Week lists the headlines from all stories published on The Bob Dey Property Report as they appear during the week. The Snapshot is broken into categories for easier tracking, with links to the story page for each item.

There are some quirks to the system: A brief item on a listed company may appear in Snapshot on Local Business rather than under that company’s name in the Organisation/Listeds section, for instance.

In all categories, the latest news appears at the top of the list.

This week:

Auckland City financial contributions: Auckland City introduces interim contributions policy

Auckland City Mainstreet: Auckland City’s 16 Mainstreet budgets set

Economy: Bollard says Reserve Bank would prick a bubble

Official cash rate raised to 5.25%

Listeds: Pastoral House purchase settled

Local business: Kiwi won’t buy Tarawera block from Fletcher

Shop24 automated stores to be franchised

Carter Holt writes 30% off forest value

Local property: ING raises $20 million with new units

BP & Ports agree early Tank farm exit

Rodney consent activity: Dairy Flat cluster

Matakana café

Snells Beach comprehensive development declined

Spencer jetty on Kawau approved

Manning’s Snells Beach proposal ahead of its time

Statistics: Consent level stays up, but Auckland slips

U: Cheshire quits Jasmax

Dallimore’s Rodal Consultatants faces liquidation

Archibalds Wholesale folds

Sapphire Homes in gun again

Advanced Construction Services folds

Pooltech liquidator pursues Motor Vehicle Solutions

Cambridge Consulting folds

Duncan McFarlane proposes debt compromise

Waiheke Airfields dispute continues

Hamill Refrigeration gets adjournment

GN Design settles

NZ Bridge wound up again

Intec Pacific settles

Bella Design to settle

Seamart Wholesale settles

Apex Security & Investigations wound up

JT Shack folds

Powell Furniture wound up

Construction Rigging Specialists wound up

Axis 2000 gets adjournment

Plant & Machinery Sales’ creditors line up

One Italy (Epsom) business to be sold

Sunnyhills settles

Lamp Man heads to hearing

2 Cleary companies settle

Empire Leasing wound up

Betta Realty faces liquidation

New move to wind up TE Construction

High Street company faces liquidation

Bifino folds

Unlisted public companies: Urbus buys 2 Pacific Retail properties for $17.5 million

World property: Lion Nathan looks at exiting Victorian hotels

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Snapshot of the Week, to 14 July 2002

Snapshot of the Week lists the headlines from all stories published on The Bob Dey Property Report as they appear during the week. The Snapshot is broken into categories for easier tracking, with links to the story page for each item.

There are some quirks to the system: A brief item on a listed company may appear in Snapshot on Local Business rather than under that company’s name in the Organisation/Listeds section, for instance.

In all categories, the latest news appears at the top of the list.

This week:

Auckland City consent activity: Hearing for Lunn Ave church

Council wants to add floor to Victoria St parking building

Museum seeks consent for underground carpark

Krukziener wants to create flats in Union House

Acoustic wall between supermarket & dwellings

Axis gets consent for f&b at Hobson site

Osborne St restaurant to become tavern

Onehunga church expansion gets consent

National Mini Storage’s revised Penrose plan approved

Rawson gets consent for Mt Wellington bulk retail

Shelly Beach levy bonding allowed

Airport: Trans Tasman buys 35ha next to Airport Oaks

Botany: Hub’s 13 strata outlets up for auction

Economy: Continuing house price rises expected

External links: CyberCityGuides

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust

Local business: May retail sales rise 8.3%

Fletcher Aluminium sells Australian distribution business

Local property: Commonwealth sells 4% of Colonial property trust

Westfield completes first stage of St Lukes revamp

Property Council introduces premises conditions report

World property: BoozAllen keeps expanding

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust

Mid-America & Crow enter joint venture to buy apartment communities

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Snapshot of the Week, to 11 March 2001

Snapshot of the Week lists the headlines from all stories published on The Bob Dey Property Report as they appear during the week. The Snapshot is broken into categories for easier tracking, with links to the story page for each item.

There are some quirks to the system: A brief item on a listed company may appear in Snapshot on Local Business rather than under that company’s name in the Organisation/Listeds section, for instance.

In all categories, the latest news appears at the top of the list.

This week:

Auckland City consents: Apartments-to-gallery conversion

Hyatt Apartments parking layout tight but OK

Parnell Irish tavern gets consent

Storage proposal withdrawn

Auckland Regional Council: Coastal plan appeals, consent application submissions

High Court bankruptcy: Bankrupts carried on trading
Bankruptcy Court

Bryers escapes bankruptcy, debt-compromise scheme withdrawn
Bryers escapes

Listeds: Francis agrees to sell Force
Local property

Censure for Savoy
Local property

Newmarket profit falls 30%
Local property

Damba’s fortunes rise
Local property

Bigger loss for Australasian Property
Local property

Restaurant Brands sales up 10%
Local property

Kiwi Income secures development trust
Local property

Airport Foodtown
Local property

National interest, best price, best value — the Fletcher separation debate stopped well short of quality
The Fletcher separation vote story

Shareholders approve Fletcher Challenge separation
Local business

Calan earnings up marginally
Local property

Appraisal explains wide Force value range
Local property

Fletcher Challenge breakup battle
Local business

Local business: Transfund gives $22m for rail corridors

Local property: Jonmer wins approval for Anzac St apartments

Axis accepts conditions for next Birkenhead Trust apartments

Judge reserves decision on Keystone Ridge appeal

Force’s canal village concept before regional council

Servcorp takes PWC Tower floor

Change at Bayleys Research helm

Britomart work starts

Work to start on two Taradale projects

Manukau City hearings: Howick height disparity provokes two deputations and council report

Regional Growth Forum: Green light for Babich land to go urban

Rodney consent activity: Delegated decisions 8 March

Matakana quarry hearing left to new councillors

World business: Bush intervenes in labour dispute

Temasek looks at US Phillipines bases

Australian dollar dives and Japan talks crisis

Australian gdp falls

World property: Argentine vineyard growth and quality surge

Property provisions knock Swire Pacific

Westfield Trust fills $250m notes issue

Thistle profit steady on revenue rise

Restructure helps Tourism Asset Holdings

Irish building materials group on expansion drive

Think of another way to say writedown

Peppercorn rents out for HK development sites

Westfield to take over its US-listed reit

Taiwan’s way out of property oversupply

Developers Diversified up 6.8%

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Snapshot of the Week, to 1 December 2002

Snapshot of the Week lists the headlines from all stories published on The Bob Dey Property Report as they appear during the week. The Snapshot is broken into categories for easier tracking, with links to the story page for each item.

There are some quirks to the system: A brief item on a listed company may appear in Snapshot on Local Business rather than under that company’s name in the Organisation/Listeds section, for instance.

In all categories, the latest news appears at the top of the list.

This week:

Auckland City consent activity: 2 more floors proposed for Mandalay hotel

7 units proposed for Balmoral Rd site

Spaghetti Junction links consideration deferred a week

Khyber Pass & Downtown signs applications withdrawn

Gulf islands visitor facility plan change to be notified

External links: Vision Senior Living Ltd

Goodinvestor

UK Mortgages Guide

Mortgage Mate

Real Groovy Records

Local business: Special council briefing on airport stake sale

ARC sets up fund for coast-care projects from seabed licences

Principles for a good society, by the Securities Commission

Recommendation to adopt international accounting standards

Local property: Auckland & Shore to enforce spa pool fencing preference

Hallenstein manager wins Westfield young retail award

Housing Corp signs energy-efficiency protocol

Manukau consent activity: Council refuses to change roading condition on Matanikolo subdivision

Liquor outlets near homes continue to bug councillors

Taradale surprises with earthworks appeal

Manukau strategic planning: Liquor outlets near homes continue to bug councillors

Mangere: Council refuses to change roading condition on Matanikolo subdivision

North Shore consent activity: Milford healthcare centre expansion

North Shore snapshot: City blueprint action plan

Regional growth strategy: Growth forum produces housing definitions

Retirement villages: Vision Senior Living to raise prices at least 10%

Rodney consent activity: Plan change 62 case back in fortnight

Council pulls out new proposal on development levy

Rodney snapshot: Western waste plans

Leigh-Ti Point plan adopted

More hearings meetings

Rodney strategy framework adopted

Relook at Warkworth structure plan

Council to farm out legal work locally

Statistics: Phenomenal October

U: Bridgecorp takes possession at 4 Trendy Homes sites

IRD moves to wind up RW Peters Contractors, SK Tau Builders, Club Havana, Leftfield

Predator Signs & Designs in voluntary liquidation

Cooper winds up Angaline

Hirepool seeks liquidation for Paisley Painting

Blind Factory closes

Waiheke Island: Chisholm loses in Appeal Court

Waitakere City consent & planning activity: Henderson Valley natural health hospital

Waitakere snapshot: Public/private joint venture proposed for New Lynn development

World business: Lending on medical future receivables ends in bankruptcy

World property: Lend Lease hit with $A95 million tax bill

Richina investor raises Crescent stake

Forest City makes conversions big business

Boston Properties sells in Washington

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