‘Shale and Texas Energy’ lecture set

first_img Twitter ‘Shale and Texas Energy’ lecture set UTPB JBS Public Leadership Institute. Local NewsBusiness Pinterest Twitter WhatsApp JBS lecture logo “Shale and Texas Energy: Past and Future” is the subject of the John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. Farm to Market Road 1788.Admission is free, courtesy of Diana Davids Hinton, holder of the J. Conrad Dunagan chair of Regional and Business History at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.The lecture will be moderated by Jacki Pick, current host of the energy-focused Dallas-based radio program.Panelists will be Amy Myers Jaffe, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment at the Council on Foreign Relations; Christi Craddick, chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission, and Gary Sernovitz, managing director at Lime Rock Partners, a creative private equity investment partner that focuses on the upstream oil and gas sector.More Informationcenter_img Facebook By admin – April 24, 2018 WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Previous articleDAILY OIL PRICE: April 24Next articleOPD searching for stolen vehicle adminlast_img read more

Gold Coast among top 50 cities worldwide for prestige property performance

first_imgMore from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa12 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoBroadbeach development, Opus, is set to add to the Gold Coast’s luxury residential offerings. The Gold Coast is no stranger to luxury homes, so it’s no surprise it has been named in the world’s top cities for best prestige market performance. The Glitter Strip is one of the world’s top cities for luxury residential property, a new report shows.The Gold Coast was one of only five Australia hot spots in the world’s top 50 cities for prestige market performance in the past year, according to Knight Frank’s The Wealth Report 2019, which is released today. The report’s Prime International Residential Index follows the movement of the world’s top 5 per cent of prestige property values across 100 cities. MORE NEWS: Dated Mermaid Beach house sells under the hammer for premium price Knight Frank director and Queensland head of project marketing Chris Litfin said owner occupiers had been spurring the top end of the market. “Developers have reacted to the demand for luxury product from owner-occupiers and are building product to cater directly to it, but the definition of luxury has changed.“While once luxury would have been totally categorised at penthouses and sub-penthouses, now luxury is wrapped in the location and the amenity of the offering, even if it’s for a smaller apartment.“We’ve seen good multimillion-dollar sales in Sandbar Burleigh and both Opus and Koko at Broadbeach, with some selling in excess of $2 million.” The Gold Coast was ranked 42nd equal with Perth. Only Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne rated higher in Australia.It is the first time the Gold Coast has featured on the list in the report’s 12-year history. MORE NEWS: Main Beach penthouse breaks multiple property records Australia’s top performing luxury markets center_img As will Morris Property Group’s Koko development at Broadbeach.The new findings come a week after an Urbis report found the average sale price for luxury new apartments on the Gold Coast has jumped $100,000 to more than $700,000 since 2017. That report also found developers are selling five units a week more than they were just two years ago. So far this year, a number of eye-watering sales have been penned on the Gold Coast, three in excess of $7 million. Already this year, three sales in excess of $7 million have been penned. Philippines capital Manila was crowned the top city of luxury listings, notching 11 per cent growth.Sydney was Australia’s most affluent with 3.1 per cent growth in 2018, placing it 30th in the world, followed by Brisbane at 31 with 3 per cent change. Knight Frank head of residential Australia Sarah Harding said Australia was a top destination for the ultra-wealthy because of its lifestyle, education and political stability. “Ultra-high-net-worth individuals dedicate a large portion of their wealth to property. “This has been confirmed by the growth in the average number of homes owned by wealthy people around the world increasing from 2.9 to 3.6 over the past year.” The report found Australia’s wealthiest owned three residential homes, on average, in 2018. Sydney, ranked 30, 3.1 per cent prime price growth. Brisbane, ranked 31, 3 per cent prime price growth.Melbourne, ranked 41, 2.2 per cent prime price growth.Gold Coast, ranked equal 42, 2.1 per cent prime price growth.Perth, ranked equal 42, 2.1 per cent prime price growth. The Gold Coast ranked 42nd in Knight Frank’s The Wealth Report 2019. last_img read more