Property

Steinert can still breach Australand's battlements

Stockland doesn't have a great deal of room to manoeuvre on its rebuffed Australand bid, and its 19.9 per cent stake is a double-edged sword. But Mark Steinert has a few advantages up his sleeve.

Australand rejects Stockland bid

Developer's board confirms it received a scrip takeover offer from property group.

Homes too expensive: renters

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Dream of owning a home out of reach for majority of renters: study.

Mortgage melee hits banks' margins: NAB

Bank says fierce mortgage market competition is squeezing home lending profit margins.

The trouble with China's hot property

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China’s industrial expansion rests largely on debt-fuelled real estate speculation. A burst property bubble could leave Beijing reeling from simultaneous council and business bankruptcies.

Melbourne apartment prices take hit

Lift in number of new apartments is devaluing properties in Melbourne: report.

Triguboff considers $3bn sale: report

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Harry Triguboff strongly considering sale of half of Meriton Apartments business.

Tower a test for Brisbane market

The Future Fund and Stockland are ­expected to bring Brisbane’s $600m Waterfront Place office tower to market later this year.

Foreign property demand lifts: NAB

Survey finds demand for new, established houses rises strongly in March quarter.

Australand flags higher dividend

Property group tells AGM it expects takeover offer from Stockland.

TIAA-CREF buys stake in Mirvac property

TIAA-CREF acquires 50% stake in Melbourne office development for $73m.

The good, scary return of mortgage backed securities

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The money pouring into the RMBS market is good news for lending competition, but a limited supply of land means it will just add more fuel to the real estate boom.

Asset sale may put Mirvac on prowl

Mirvac Group’s transformation under chief executive Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz is stepping up a gear.

The Westfield empire's defining moment

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There is strong logic to the splitting of the Westfield group. Two independent endorsements may just get the proposal, and its controversial terms, across the line.

Westfield restructure 'fair': experts

Independent experts find proposal is fair, reasonable, in shareholders' interests.

Hockey must work an economic miracle

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On so many issues, Treasurer Hockey is between a rock and a hard place. Keeping growth alive will be an extraordinary achievement.

Wheatley to head Goldman's real estate banking

Goldman Sachs has named Simon Wheatley, formerly chief of the bank’s real estate research in Australia, as the new head of its real estate investment banking.

App to track Chinese investment in Aust

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A new online database mapping Chinese investment in Australia is the latest tactic the federal government is using to fast-track talks on a free trade deal with Beijing.

Li Ka-shing family sells Beijing property

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The company linked to Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing has sold a landmark Beijing development, the fourth property sale by the group since August.

Property sell-off to top $1bn

Burst of activity in commercial property sector ahead of Easter: report.

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