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Jun 24, 2016
NEW DELHI: Reforms in FDI policy and relaxation of norms in Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) will benefit the realty sector, especially the commercial segment, property consultant CBRE today said.
Jan 02, 2016
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Real estate companies are expected to raise more money from private equity funds in 2016 than last year after the government simplified foreign direct investment norms for the sector last year.
Dec 17, 2015
Mumbai: A relaxed FDI (foreign direct investment) policy for the realty sector has reinforced the confidence of overseas investors and has helped India regain its place as one of the preferred investment destinations, according to a survey by PwC.
Dec 01, 2015
NEW DELHI: Easing of investment norms under Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy for the real estate sector is more of a long term story, and is unlikely to result in any immediate increase in FDI in the near term, ratings agency Fitch Ratings has said.
Nov 30, 2015
BENGALURU: The Xander Group, which owns a portfolio of 66 million sq ft worth real estate assets in India, is looking to scoop up more across the retail, commercial and residential segments, the founder of the global investment firm said.
Nov 12, 2015
NEW DELHI: Real estate industry today hailed the government's decision to relax FDI norms for construction sector saying the move would boost foreign investment into the housing sector, particularly affordable segment.
Nov 11, 2015
MUMBAI: The centre has streamlined FDI in real estate, made it more transparent and offered greater flexibility to foreign investors to invest in India's property market, as part of a move to open up the economy even further.
Nov 11, 2015
New Delhi: With India's real estate industry facing a huge slowdown for last 2-3 years, the government on Tuesday relaxed foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in the construction sector by removing two major conditions related to minimum built-up area as well as capital requirement.
Jun 08, 2015
MUMBAI: In a landmark order that would bring FDI in real estate projects under a legal scanner, the Bombay high court declined relief to IDBI Trusteeship Services in what it said was "clearly an attempt at seeking active court assistance to achieve what the law prohibits and that is clearly inconsistent with public interest." The law permits FDI investment in real estate development only in the form of equity and prohibits investment with assured returns, the court said.
May 21, 2015
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has in its draft of the new housing policy proposed foreign direct investment (FDI) for the development of special townships
May 06, 2015
NEW DELHI: Real estate and construction sector is set to become the prime employment generator in India
Apr 21, 2015
India's image in the field of business and policy environment is gradually changing with the government's intent to promote business
Mar 30, 2015
Dubai: India was among the top source market for Dubai whose infrastructure development initiatives and the services industries remained the major drivers of capital
Mar 14, 2015
New Delhi: The commerce ministry has clarified that fresh foreign direct investment (FDI) can be brought into a construction project only if the minimum capitalisation requirement of five-million dollar has been achieved within six months of approving the building plan
Housing sector could turnaround in 2015 with boost of FDI
Dec 29, 2014
Mumbai: The year 2015 may well turn out to be that of turnaround for the sagging real estate sector
Demand pick-up evades realty
Dec 22, 2014
Mumbai: While Dalal Street had a party last year, the mood on realty street was a tad subdued
Global investors buy $2 billion office space in 2014
Dec 18, 2014
BENGALURU: Foreign investors have bought tenanted office space worth over $2 billion in India
Private equity in realty sector to grow up to $3bn in 2 years
Dec 12, 2014
MUMBAI: The government's decision to relax FDI norms in the construction sector is likely to attract private equity investments to the tune of up to $3 billion
Realty firms gain as govt eases FDI norms for construction
Dec 04, 2014
Mumbai: Realty companies have gained between 1% to 3% on BSE boosted by government's decision to ease FDI norms in construction sector
Global firms in talks to invest in Indian realty
Nov 20, 2014
New Delhi: Property and equity firms from Malaysia, Singapore and other Asian countries are weighing the Indian real estate market
Govt to relax exit option for FDI in real estate
Nov 14, 2014
New Delhi: In order to give a thrust to its ambitious plan of ‘homes for all by 2022’, the Government is planning to make exit easy for foreign investors
Mahindra Group betting big on government’s initiative to build smart cities
Nov 12, 2014
NEW DELHI: The $16.5-billion Mahindra Group is betting big on the government's initiative to build smart cities
Govt to issue clarification on FDI in construction
Nov 07, 2014
New Delhi: The government will soon issue some clarifications on the rules for foreign direct investment (FDI) in construction
After foreign equity, realty industry needs funding reforms
Nov 02, 2014
More reforms to boost credit flow are needed to provide a long-term solution to the funding crisis faced by the realty industry
Easier FDI in real estate means govt is inflating India’s urban housing bubble
Oct 31, 2014
New Delhi: India's relaxed rules for foreign direct investment (FDI) in construction will make it easier for foreigners to invest in real estate

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