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Reliable-Rating-For-Developers-Launched
Jan 26, 2017
The launch of Genuine Reliability and Customer Satisfaction GRACS Star rating for developers by GharaBari.com would bring transparency in the realty sector.
7th-Pay-Commission:-Home-Sales-Likely-To-Improve,-Say-Realtors
Jun 30, 2016
New Delhi: Real estate industry bodies on Wednesday said housing sales are expected to improve following implementation of Seventh Pay Commission recommendations as prices have fallen in last few years because of a slowdown in the property market.
Complaint-Against-DLF-Rejected-by-Fair-Trade-Regulator
Jan 07, 2016
New Delhi: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Wednesday rejected a complaint of anti-competitive practices made against realty major DLF relating to a project in Gurgaon, Haryana.
Property-market-in-Bengaluru-hit-by-slow-job-creation-
Dec 28, 2015
BENGALURU: Bengaluru, the most resilient property market in the country is seeing cooling off too with deserted marketing offices and desperate salesmen. The property sales in the city have fallen by as much as 30% in the last three quarter due to slow job creation and low salary hikes by IT companies. "The market is really bad, even festive season did not bring in buyers back to the market despite offers. Our sales fell by around 40% during the year," said a senior official from a listed proper
DLF-gets-Rs-1,992-crore-from-GIC-for-stake-sale-in-2-projects
Dec 24, 2015
NEW DELHI: India's largest real estate firm DLF has said that it has received Rs 1,992 crore from Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC after the completion of its deal to sell 50 per cent stake in two of its new projects in Delhi. DLF had earlier announced that it has signed an agreement with GIC to enter into a joint venture to invest in two upcoming projects located in central Delhi. The deal was later approved by the Competition Commission of India.
Reliance-Communications-Sells-150-Flats-for-Rs-330-Crore
Dec 22, 2015
New Delhi: Reliance Communications on Monday said it had sold nearly 150 residential flats in Navi Mumbai for Rs 330 crore as part of its asset monetisation plans aimed at lowering debt.
SBI-Life-Insurance-Company-buys-Rs-140-crore-office-space-in-Navi-Mumbai-
Nov 25, 2015
MUMBAI:In the largest commercial space transaction in Navi Mumbai, SBI Life Insurance Company has bought 1 lakh sq ft office space from L&T Realty at its mixed-use project L&T Seawoods Grand Central for Rs 140 crore, said three persons familiar with the matter.
HDFC-Realty,-iBidmyHome.com’s-online-home-auction-gets-bids-worth-Rs-155-crore-
Nov 24, 2015
MUMBAI: Property advisory firm HDFC Realty has received bids worth Rs 155 crore under its multi-property online auction of ready-to-move in apartments in 8 residential projects across Bengaluru, Chennai and Kochi.
Government-wants-passage-of-'amended'-real-estate-bill-this-session-
Nov 22, 2015
NEW DELHI: The government is gearing up to ensure the passage of the crucial real estate bill, which is aimed at curbing malpractices in the sector and bringing transparency through regulatory mechanism, in the forthcoming Winter session of Parliament.
Dubai-real-estate-players-bullish-about-high-Indian-investment-
Nov 09, 2015
DUBAI: Leading real estate players in the Middle East are bullish about Indians continuing as the most prolific foreign investors in the sector in the coming months too, as official statistics show that Indians have invested over Rs 30,000 crore last year alone here in properties.
Property-dealers-looking-to-invest-in-office-segment
Nov 06, 2015
MUMBAI | BENGALURU: With commercial real estate showing signs of recovery, property developers that had stopped investing additionally in this segment are now looking to invest in office projects. The rising interest is this space has been generated by better demand outlook and constrained supply of grade A office spaces as most developers did not launch any major office projects since 2009, given the weak uptake until recently.
China-developers-do-a-realty-check,-keen-to-float-JVs-for-realty-sector
Nov 05, 2015
MUMBAI: After global private equity and sovereign funds, now Chinese developers are eyeing investment opportunities in India's property sector.
Investors-turn-pessimistic-on-commercial-real-estate
Nov 04, 2015
Monthly rentals and capital value expectations in commercial real estate in India rose in September quarter, albeit, at a pace lower than expected before, according to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the UK-based qualifications and standards body for land, property and construction.
Lucknow-Municipal-Corporation-lays-out-real-estate-venture-plan
Nov 03, 2015
LUCKNOW: The Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) would realize its long-held dream of venturing into real estate post Diwali. The corporation has finalised tenders for building a huge commercial complex in Kamta, near the new high court building, and three residential projects - one behind Omaxe City on Rae Bareli Road and two others in Para. All these ventures are set to begin this month.
Fullerton-India-to-float-housing-finance-company
Sep 15, 2015
Leading non-banking financial company (NBFC) Fullerton India Credit Company Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Singapore-based Fullerton Financial Holdings, has decided to float a housing finance company by November this year.
Consumption-of-construction-chemicals-is-set-to-go-up-in-India
Sep 15, 2015
Rapid urbanisation is setting the pace of the Indian construction industry and, by extension, the construction chemicals market. The government’s ambitious ‘Housing for All’ and ‘100 Smart Cities’ programs are key growth drivers for the construction chemicals sector.
Fullerton-India-receives-housing-finance-licence-from-NHB
Jul 23, 2015
Mumbai: Non-banking finance company Fullerton India on Thursday announced the receipt of housing finance licence from National Housing Bank.
Master-plan-for-15-cities-on-cards
Jul 13, 2015
PATNA: State urban development and housing department (UDHD) principal secretary Amrit Lal Meena on Saturday said the administrative system and people need to be smart to make a 'smart city' as only pumping resources will not make the city smart.
ICICI-Bank-gets-inquiries-for-its-housing-finance-company,-may-sell-soon
Jul 11, 2015
Country's largest private sector lender ICICI Bank on Friday said it has received enquiries from potential suitors for its housing finance arm, and is expected to soon take a call on it.
Venkaiah-Naidu:-Land-bill-amendment-crucial-for-housing-sector-
Jun 12, 2015
The proposed amendment to the Land Acquisition Act is crucial for creating two crore affordable houses in urban areas by 2022 under the government’s new ‘Housing for All’ mission, Union Minister for Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation M Venkaiah Naidu said.
L&T-forms-new-unit-for-smart-cities;-expects-business-to-reach-$1-billion-mark-in-three-four-years-
Jun 10, 2015
MUMBAI: Larsen & Toubro, India's largest engineering and construction company, has formed a new unit to cater to smart cities, security solutions and communication projects, expecting the business to grow to $1 billion in three to four years, driven by the government's push in these areas.
Rahul-Gandhi-reaches-out-to-home-buyers,-discusses-real-estate-bill
Jun 07, 2015
Kolkata: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday reached out to home buyers here to discuss concerns about the Real Estate Regulation Authority Bill which he says has "loopholes".
Government-will-not-compromise-on-basic-purpose-of-Land-Acquisition-Act:-Venkaiah-Naidu
Jun 07, 2015
Mumbai: The government will not compromise on the basic purpose of the Land Acquisition Act, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said amid mounting criticism from the Opposition as well as its ally Shiv Sena on the controversial amendments to the Land Bill.
Fresh-tax-on-unsold-flats-to-force-developers-to-release-inventory
Jun 06, 2015
In a bid to arrest hoarding of residential flats by developers and increase supply across the country, the income-tax department has decided to tax realtors on estimated annual rentals. The tax could be anywhere between 15% and 20%. The move is as per the central action plan for 2015-16, under which the I-T department can levy tax on any unsold flat by treating it as 'income from house property' under Section 43-CA of the I-T Act, 1961.
E-commerce,-start-ups-accelerating-office-space-demand
Jun 05, 2015
The IT and ITeS companies’ capacity expansion plans, the country’s office space market seems to be regaining lost steam. With a major chunk of total absorption of Grade A office space being notched up by the technology sector, in the January-March quarter, commercial realty market is getting ready to make the most of it.

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