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Australia mulls tighter foreign property investment rules
Nov 27, 2014
Sydney: An Australian parliamentary committee recommended strengthening rules on foreign investment in the country`s booming housing market
Sebi prohibits two realty firms from raising funds
Nov 25, 2014
Mumbai: Clamping down on unauthorised real estate investment plans, Sebi barred two real estate companies as well as their directors from raising funds from public
Mumbai top investment destinations among UAE based Indians
Nov 19, 2014
DUBAI: Despite high property prices, India's commercial capital Mumbai has once again emerged as the most popular and attractive property investment hotspot amongst the UAE-based Indian expats
Give land, get back slice & money
Nov 08, 2014
Bihar: Landowners ready to give plots to the state government for industrial use will get a part of their plots back for free, apart from market price for the land
Role of DLF I-bankers under Sebi lens? Real estate giant moves SAT against ban order
Oct 18, 2014
MUMBAI: Securities & Exchange Board of India (Sebi) may examine the role of merchant bankers in DLF's maiden equity offering in 2007
Realty body APREA seeks greater tax clarity for REITs, InvITs
Oct 16, 2014
Real estate industry body APREA has sought greater clarity on taxation issues for the newly created investment vehicles REITs and InvITs
Indian REITs, InvITs must be more tax efficient – APREA
Oct 09, 2014
The tax treatment of India’s new real estate investment trusts (REITs) regime should be changed to remove stumbling blocks to investment in the vehicles, a lobby group has said
Reits may not get complete pass-through status
Oct 06, 2014
Contrary to a promise made in the Budget for 2014-15, the proposed real estate investment trusts (Reits) might not get a full pass-through status
Parsvnath leases office space in Connaught Place; eyes Rs 100crore rental/yr
Sep 28, 2014
Parsvnath Developers has leased about 1.7 lakh sq ft in its office building near Connaught Place
Private investments to help develop 100 smart cities planned by govt: Venkaiah Naidu
Sep 27, 2014
Private sector investments will play a key role in financing and building the 100 smart cities that the government is planning, urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu said
Market regulator Sebi notifies final rules for REITs
Sep 26, 2014
Market regulator Sebi today notified norms for listing of business trust structures, REITs and InvITs that would help attract more funds in a transparent manner into realty and infrastructure sectors
Real Estate Investment Trusts will get investments, no need for more sops, say Officials
Sep 25, 2014
Real Estate Investment Trusts will help attract more funds into the realty sector and there is no need to provide more tax concessions for it, a senior government official said
Taxation, regulatory issues may trip REITs success: KPMG-IVCA
Sep 20, 2014
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) could be a game changer for the realty sector, but lack of clarity on taxation and regulatory aspects might act as roadblocks for attracting foreign investments in the commercial space
NRIs invest over $2 billion in Indian realty in 2013 on weak rupee
Sep 18, 2014
Non-resident Indians invested over $2 billion in Indian real estate in 2013, riding on the back of a weak rupee and heightened promotions by developers to attract them at a time when domestic demand was weak
Milestone to launch Rs 500-cr fund for housing projects
Sep 08, 2014
PE firm Milestone Capital Advisors Ltd, which focuses on residential and commercial projects, has launched its 10th fund that would focus on mid-size residential projects
Brigade, Singapore's GIC to invest $248 mln in Indian property sector
Sep 02, 2014
Indian developer Brigade Enterprises (BRIG.NS) and Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC Pte Ltd have agreed to jointly invest 15 billion rupees ($248 million) in residential real estate projects in south India, the companies said
Why don't we have enforceable laws instead of creating a real estate regulatory body, asks Anshuman ...
Aug 31, 2014
The Supreme Court's adverse verdicts against two major real estate firms, DLF and Supertech, show consumer activism is at its peak in the business. Do buyers have enough safeguards to protect them in the absence of a regulator for the real estate sector?
PE investment in real estate to cross Rs 12,000 crore
Aug 31, 2014
Private equity investment in real estate sector jumped over two-fold to Rs 4,100 crore in the first six months of 2014 and is likely to cross Rs 12,000 crore by end of the year
Centre asks Idco to submit land schedule on NIMZ
Aug 20, 2014
The Odisha government's bid to obtain in-principle approval for the National Investment & Manufacturing Zone (NIMZ) proposed at Kalinganagar is headed for delay with the Centre seeking a detailed land schedule for the zone
REITs may fetch $10 billion this fiscal itself: Experts
Jul 13, 2014
MUMBAI: Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), which now seems to be a reality, is likely to net a whopping $10 billion this fiscal itself, thus providing the much-needed funds to the cash-starved developers, say industry experts.
Real Estate: Boost for property buyers
Jul 12, 2014
MUMBAI: The proposals announced in Budget 2014-15 for the realty sector are expected to improve liquidity for cash-short real estate companies, improve demand for housing and increase the supply of affordable houses.
Real estate investment trusts to give a boost to property buyers
Jul 12, 2014
MUMBAI: The proposals announced in Budget 2014-15 for the realty sector are expected to improve liquidity for cash-short real estate companies, improve demand for housing and increase the supply of affordable houses.
Top 10 expectations from Budget 2014
Jul 09, 2014
DELHI: The real estate sector has been a major driver of India’s economic growth as it contributes 6.3 percent to the nation’s GDP (2012-13) and is a major source of revenue for central, state and local governments.
Southern landlord Pai plans to list investment company
May 26, 2014
BANGALORE: South India's biggest landlord, Dayanand Pai, is looking to unlock close to Rs 1,000 crore by taking his newly created Century Real Estate Investments (CREI) for an initial public offer (IPO), people directly familiar with the matter said.
REIT good for investor and industry
May 24, 2014
DELHI: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) recently initiated steps to revive the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).

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