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Snapshot of the Week, to 27 January 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: Banks delivers 100-day message

Exernal links: NZ Law Society property law section

Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Local business: Transit lets Puhinui interchange contract

Upper Harbour Motorway hearings end

First shore busway section opened

Official cash rate held at 4.75%

Prebble says Government sets up automatic loss for super fund

Local property: Airport retail licences up for bidding

Hamilton casino on target for August completion

Rodney District consent activity January 2002: Forest farm park for Pohuehue

Coatesville subdivision

Stillwater subdivision

Stanmore Bay low-intensity area subdivision

Statistics: November export value up slightly

Hotels do worse but backpackers better

U: IRD seeks to wind up Puddick Scaffolding, Awarua Properties, Business Systems, Fire Safety Consultants

Legacy Group liquidation sought

Diverse Homes liquidation hearing in March

Liquidators appointed for 255, Curtain Couture

Phil Warren dies

Richards & Keene join CB Richard Ellis

Workforce 2001 wound up

Warehouse closes E-loan companies

Reminder from CMI Screws liquidator

Le Haavre Interior Concepts company wound up

New York Gear in liquidation

Ototoa Station wound up

Odyssey Online appoints liquidators

Mark Thompson of B&T dies

Another unbelievable Nigerian scam

JR Grant Electrical in liquidation

Allyon Investments wound up

Pacific Retail appoints Newland to full board position

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Snapshot of the Week, to 21 January 2001

The previous version, in December, was getting out of hand so I’ve shortened the Snapshot of the Week to headlines. The fuller version of each article will appear in its own category.

Latest:

Agencies: Bayleys’ international partner, Cushman & Wakefield, takes stake in tax management venture, looks at other property industry partnerships.

Economy: Inflation hits 4% for year on 1.2% December quarter CPI figure.

Listeds: PFI sells Fletcher Aluminium property for $10m, Restaurant Brands’ profit down 24.6% in restructure year but company says all three of its chains poised for bigger returns.

World property: Burnham Pacific signs new deal as liquidation continues, 250ha business park for Qingdao, Swire Pacific loses $NZ1.3b arbitration case, Singapore introduces business park flexibility, Kaohsiung rail project starts, spec tower across Hudson from Manhattan, 17% return on three-year Daytona hotel revamp, bidding war for UK housebuilders, Harvey Norman up 11.9%, German-backed Millennium buys six US Ritz-Carltons, Prentiss exits markets and homes in on Washington.

World business: 250ha business park for Qingdao, HK down, Taiwan up?, Shanghai grows at 10.8% and starts $US7.2b chemical industry park.

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Snapshot of the Week, to 12 August 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: Infrastructure Auckland’s $45 million “not much”

Urban renewal an important facet of Britomart scheme

Britomart turns from property development to transport fixation

$200m Britomart scheme gets unanimous green light

Council wants onsite stormwater management

New convention centre study

Auckland gets Infrastructure Auckland $45 million for interchange

Auckland City consent activity: Consent for new version of apartments deferred

Community board opposes Telstra Saturn cables

Karaoke gets consent, but only until 1am

Clode apartments consent deferred

Trotting club garden centre deferred because of signs

Broadway Post Shop to shift

Townhouses allowed though density provisions exceeded

Glen Innes dairy to expand

External links: Foodland Associated

Leighton Holdings

Seagar & Partners

20/20 Design Group

Deutsche Asset Management Australia

Listeds – Australia: Strong supermarket gains for FAL in NZ

Westfield Trust distribution up 4.1%

Local business: Tsang and Wells’ Savoy holdings percentages dip

Alpe leaves Tourism Holdings

Force reviewing Argentinian structure

Warehouse sales up 19%

Local property: Sister bank finances Colonial buy

Manukau City: PM opens Botany town centre

Howick business zone rules to be tightened

propbd Diary: propbd Diary Listeds

propbd Diary Listeds Offshore

propbd Diary Economy

propbd Diary Waitakere City

propbd Diary Manukau City

propbd Diary Rodney District

propbd Diary Auckland Region

Rodney consent activity: Notified application for Te Hana logging transfer facility

Eastern ward consent

U: The names behind the action, week to 12 August 2001

World business: US imposes tariff on Canadian lumber

World property: Mirvac sells all but one of Promontory

Macquarie CountryWide profit up 22%

Leighton and Fielding join in investment

Ariadne warns of $A6 million loss

Lend Lease takes control of Suncorp retail property fund

Macquarie Office profit up 23.4%

HK land authority to sell $HK250 billion landbank

Keppel profit up 21%

ING balance sheet strong as it expands

Deutsche doubles profit

Equity Office up 11.4% on 33.5% revenue rise

$US45 million Dairy Farm hit hurts Jardine

Babcock & Brown takes control of MTM Entertainment

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Snapshot of the Week, to 16 March 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:

Auckland City snapshot: $150 uniform charge & lower differential shift for Auckland ratepayers

Fast fix for footpaths

New look for Queen St

$19 million for cbd capital works

External links: Beca

DTZ Research

DTZ NZ

Commercial Real Estate

National Party

Act

Listeds: GPG has resounding victory over Perry’s Rubicon interest

Update: Trans Tasman chief rejects Powell allegations; Trans Tasman shareholder goes to court seeking refund at NTA

Southern Capital plans change into Hirequip

Warehouse finds profit after taking out restructure

Metlifecare earnings rise 44%

Listeds – Offshore: Foodland looks at Farmers’ future

Westfield adds Sydney Central Plaza to Centrepoint

Local business: Misleading Vertex IPO raises governance questions

Prebble says roads bill brings return of the pork barrel

Politician who tackles structural problems will lose

Car sales lead January retail rise

Local property: Residential building work up 19.4%, commercial 7.8%

Warehouse to move into WestCity

propbd Diary – Listeds Offshore Westfield Trust & Westfield America Trust to hold briefings

Securities Commission: Securities Commission bans First Foundation ads

Statistics: Quiet January for accommodation industry

U: Staite, on edge of prime bank schemes, bankrupted

More Gavin Harris companies hit liquidation list

Meltzer gets 2nd HMI timeshare entity wound up

Oceans joins Fourie companies in liquidation list

Dempseys’ DMD gets adjournment

Smith Financial Services settles

On Call Finance wound up

Ede’s Dimension Kitchens folds ahead of IRD call

COR Drainage wound up

Training No 2 wound up

Concourse Engineering wound up

Covich Contractors gets adjournment

OK.B to settle

TE Construction to settle

Warning bells ring at Rangi’s Global Internet

Affordable Commercial Rentals gets tax debt down

Granite Benchtop to settle

Salter Holdings wound up

Kitchener Construction Shed 20/24 to settle but Custodian 1000 wound up

Adjournment for John Russell companies

Receivers at Ngaruawahia’s Delta Tavern

Liquidators at 3 of Gage’s Genesis Homes companies

T-Mark/AIS investors close 2 companies

Dymocks v Todd dispute continues

New Start Developments wound up

Long Bay Heights settles

Door Care wound up

Non-trading insurance broker disputes IRD claim

Trendy Homes survives but Mohammed Ayub arrested

Parkbrook Holdings wound up

Burrell settles

One Italy and Café Belgique liquidation calls adjourned, more to come

Markham 2000 settles

Urban Habitat settles

Fitzgerald’s CFI Investments out of receivership

LAP in voluntary liquidation

XYZ Rentals folds

Pathway Homes company faces liquidation

Windmill Developments folds

Hanlon Systems folds

Manukau Events joins Enterprising Manukau in liquidation

Lawrie Webb Plumbing folds

Autocrat Building 1998 faces liquidation

Law firm wants to wind up Elkhishin’s Pacific Ridge

Le Noel’s renamed Reed Recruitment folds

String of Ashby/Ayson companies face liquidation

Hotchin closes 3 companies

Sleepyhead winds up Flaxall and Woolrest

Somervell closes Cybertech

World business: Illusory profits

Crikey looms outside the executive washroom in AMP boardseat bid

Terra Firma Capital hunts for new investment

World property: Wesptac payouts to 2-tier marketing victims revealed

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Snapshot of the Week, to 30 November 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:

Auckland City planning issues: Significant business conducted at city development committee

Debate on intensification grows

Council looks at action on cyber cafés

Concern at development on Rakino ridgelines

Britomart: Bluewater gets Britomart nod

External links: Somersoft Property Investors Forum

PropertyTalk

HousemouseNZ

HousemouseUK

John T Reed

Reed Guru Rating

Property Investing

HomeBizBuzz

North South Finance

WorldProperties

RealENZ

Property Review

Freestyle Design

Listeds: ING trust gets expansion approval

Calan discount still a worry but balance sheet changes should help

Ryman raises profit 10.6% to $8.4 million

Listeds – Australia: Westfield adds 3 malls, profits in 1 onsale to Centro

Local business: Pt Chev & Royal Oak reject Mainstreet again

Rubicon chairman looks for share lift

Pacific retail sinks to loss, blames 1-offs

Local property: Reports in closed agenda on Britomart & arenas

Quay Park: Jacobsen the new Australian arena partner

Statistics: Consents hold up, except in Auckland

House price index rises 17% in year

Takapuna: Cornerstone’s Sentinel sells fast

U: Tourism Marine faces liquidation

Brian & Vivienne Guest folds

Manning closes Ohau Channel company

3 Conrad companies closed

GN Design faces liquidation

KTS Properties folds

IRD pursues Waitemata Back Care Beds & Waterbeds

Imac Construction faces liquidation

Doyle’s Nelson St Restaurant (ex-Praxis Café) faces liquidation

Delirium Holdings faces liquidation

Glaslyn wound up

Boss Construction & Boss Project Management fold

New company formed as Kitchen Cad faces liquidation

World business: Britain joins job exporting

World property: Bid to unseat grand Hotel Group board fails

Record US home starts

CDL to build a St Regis in Singapore

Henry Kaye’s property guru company in receivership

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Snapshot of the Week, to 1 September 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 Oneroa homestay

Conrad adds a floor on Hobson St

Manson gets consent for Roller Mills project

More parking for reconfigured Viaduct Point

Paediatric unit gets consent

Flats above Khyber Pass commercial floors to be notified

Non-notification for Richmond Rd deli/cafe

Consent process: Slicker Auckland consent process promised

External links Environmental & Earth Sciences

Marcam Developments Ltd

Stoneybrook Epsom

Gold Nugget awards

PCBC The Premier Building Show

Tour the Peninsula

Bartley Internet & Graphics

Waihi (Graeme Joyce’s site)

Waihi (official site)

Legal humour

Dilbert

Ports of Auckland

Ports of Auckland cruises

Grey Lynn: Non-notification for Richmond Rd deli/café

Rippin buys Richmond Rd site

Infrastructure: Eastern expressway in 5 years is plan

Listeds: Trans Tasman sinks to $8.4 million half-year loss

Calan increases profit 4.8%

Savoy working with litigation funders on Britomart claim

Briscoes has big profit lift

Development margin helps AMP trust to 48% earnings lift

Sky’s non-casino operations lend strong support

National trust sells 2, extends Newmarket offer

Listeds – Australia: Australian Growth Properties lifts profit 4.2%

Commonwealth/Gandel fightback over Colonial trust; Mirvac bids for Colonial trust

Local business: Takeovers panel questions GPG’s Rubicon bid

Downtown drinks ban starts 26 September

ASB report on bear market

Local property: Rodney plan hearings to start mid-October

Newmarket: Flats above Khyber Pass commercial floors to be notified

AMP shifting to Domain Centre

Panmure: Panmure’s liveable community plan adopted

propbd Diary – Listeds: AMP NZ Office Trust annual meeting

Rodney: Council waters down proposal to withdraw from regional planning

Territorial councils have responsibility to set agenda

Positive change in Rodney is a “living vision for economy”

U: hmc² = new architecture company

New director for NSM Contracting

Covington Grafton to be struck off

Wild Thyme Property Holdings in voluntary liquidation

Roseville Developments in voluntary liquidation

Ponsonbys The Bach in voluntary liquidation

Boutique Tanneries Ltd faces winding up

IRD seeks liquidation for Kitset Buildings

Bayleys seeks liquidation to Verley

Enviroflo closes

International Motor Sport in voluntary liquidation

National Short Term Leasing in voluntary liquidation

Ray Haydon closes 1, sets up 2

Creditors’ meeting for Clode’s Terraces On Main

Tennyson Holdings in voluntary liquidation

3 Protector Security-related companies close

Reinsfield company Bonela closes

Savill & Associates closes

Koning’s Leicester Holdings in voluntary liquidation

Ex-Brushware company Tamarisk closes

Arblaster Furniture closes

Dukes faces liquidation

Absolute Furniture in voluntary liquidation

Guardex Security closes

Howick Car Centre closes

Application to remove Goodall Construction from register

Avis pursues Sarb Construction

Titirangi Electrical faces liquidation

Olliver’s electrical closes

Armadillo Restaurants in voluntary liquidation

Receiver at Yacht Club restaurant

World business: Sheep power shifts

World property: US construction down, Manhattan vacancies up

Citibank sells its HQ for $US1 billion

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Snapshot of the Week, to 16 June 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: Marcam seeks Mad Ave innovative housing consent against multitude of opponents

Another gallery for Morgan St

Avondale post office Thai restaurant opens for lunch

Timothy Place factory access finally approved

External links: Reserve Bank gives monetary policy explanations

Bayleys Research update

Gillespie Young Watson

The New York Times’ World Cup soccer link

Federal St: Column-free banquet room for 1500 a feature of $60 million Sky convention centre

Glendowie: Marcam seeks Mad Ave innovative housing consent against multitude of opponents

Listeds: Unconditional agreements complete Trans Tasman sales round

Ryman Healthcare earnings down 21.5% but directors positive

Fletcher Building expects bigger profit lift

Local business: International role for NZ Securities Commission

Sky to seek ASX listing

ASB rural lending tops $9 billion

Local property: PWC Tower officially opened

Newmarket: Another gallery for Morgan St

North Shore: Spencer on Byron return cut in half to 4%

Retail: Woolworths buy to cost Progressive $690 million; Second 14 June update: Injunction lifted; Update: Injunction halts merger; ruling awaited on FAL quest to defeat it

Rodney: Consultation on economic strategy

Cllr Walker removed from hearings committee

Statistics: Income returns high in annual property index

Hotel occupancy rises 3 points in April

U: Gerrard company Rapallo seeks to wind up Watkin Ward

STM Engineering survives liquidation call

Earthmoving Consultants director staves off liquidation long-distance from Fieldays

Wiring Power wound up

Cable Trace given chance to sell assets

Te Hue Holdings wound up

Longstanding actions against Fava’s Sportscar World dismissed

Allied Concrete gets contractor to pay subbie’s bill

Claim against Blyth Interiors shifts to Disputes Tribunal

Trijun settles

Chilcott (moving office) appointed receiver at Parkbrook

IRD seeks liquidation for Harts mortgage company

Betta Building faces liquidation

IRD seeks to wind up Douglas’ Pacific Product Brokering

Independent Cranes in voluntary liquidation

Cooper/Bridgman company Markbridge in voluntary liquidation

Mars Engineering in voluntary liquidation

Struck-off Styles/Talaic company Merris faces IRD liquidation call

Harts company Morris & Young (ex-Iles & Campbell) wound up

Earthsystems faces liquidation

Green Gulf Homes faces liquidation

Receiver at Ward-Holmes company Eternal Investments

Citius goes into voluntary liquidation

IRD seeks to wind up Symon Peters’ Adelaide Rd company

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Snapshot of the Week, to 20 May 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:

Criminal court: Jaffe gets four years’ jail

Listeds: Fletcher Building expects double ebit, big writedowns

Listeds – Australia: General Property Trust moves to quarterly updates

Local business: Costs against campaigners

Shu Bar owners look at Deka

Lowe looks at Colyer Mair

Affco profit slides

RetailX deal proposed

Interest rates cut

Fletcher Building pro forma accounts

Colonial trust intact in bank rejig

Email man to run Fletcher Building

North Shore City: Shore council releases coastline protection rules

“Sludgegate” rolls on: Chisholm fights legal process

World business: RM Williams warns of loss

BHP Billiton merger done

Brandes fails to move Jardine hierarchy

HIH Insurance loss could reach $A8 billion

US insurers merge

World property: Hudson asset switch

South Australian manufacturing park to float

Macquarie moving Big Dipper to Dreamworld

General Property Trust moves to quarterly updates

Healthscope buys Sydney Clinic

Washington Group (ex Morrison Knudsen) on knees

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Snapshot of the Week, to 10 March 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 cbd: Portfolio of Metropolis units makes rent payment to Harts

Auckland City consent activity: Gathering area for Avondale Mainstreet

Heavy opposition for St Georges Bay Rd townhouses

Plan change 71 (mixed-use zone) commissioners appointed

Kitchener’s extra Queen St block gets consent

Parnell commercial conversion allowed

Consent for Great South Rd expansion

Non-notified hearing for Tram Broadway extension

Apartments for difficult Newton site

Gym to replace WINZ at 3 Kings Plaza

Extra state houses for May Rd

Compromise on hours for Kingsland café

Consent for Marcam’s 13 Eastpark houses

Institute of Studies addition notified as student numbers questioned

Auckland City strategic direction: Roading strangling the economy, ideology strangling the brain

Criminal court: “I did wrong, but,” says Van Nieuwkoop

Environment Court: Henderson wins Keystone Ridge case

External links: Britomart project page

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Snapshot of the Week, to 4 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:

Agency: Barfoot & Thompson opens in Kerikeri

External links: Website: Blogger

Listeds – Australia: Update, AMP completes $A1.2 billion placement

AMP demerger to be completed by year’s end

Centro fires back at AMP rejection

Local business: Deficit $1.85 billion

Evergreen’s forest value down 8.25-13.2%

Williams & Kettle lifts Rural Property Trust stake

Local property: ABC Learning Centres enters NZ market

Ipoh sells old BNZ in Wellington

Transfund raises eastern corridor study funding

Noland replaces Minty at Paramount & Symphony helms

CDL Hotels buys more of CDL Investments

propbd Diary – Listeds: Briscoe annual meeting

Savoy Equities annual meeting moves south

Statistics: Building consents soar again in March

U: Premium Blasting folds

Taradale consultants get their money

Kidd Holdings wins adjournment

Mad Dogs (Wairau Park) files tax assessments

Rodney Investments wound up

O’Neill’s Point liquidation call adjourned

Court master rejects shortened advertising time for liquidations of Glade (Epsom) and Walker Equipment NZ

Sharma’s Amalgamated Securities folds ahead of IRD liquidation call

Skyrme’s Wingate Investments and Massif Holdings fold

Webb’s Mickstar Developers faces liquidation

3rd application to wind up TE Construction

World business: General Motors shows a frightening way forward

World property: Windfall for Macquarie Leisure Trust

Simon & Westfield win important round against Taubman

Simon buys into international services company

General Growth Properties has strong quarter

Best Western chain keeps growing

Starwood Hotels reports loss

Equity Office earnings slide

Camping ground operator bought

Lend Lease opens 1st greenhouse-rated building

Equity Residential gets big lift

Host Marriott reports loss

Singapore Government lodges Ipoh bid

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