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Real-estate-market-may-see-an-upswing,-say-developers
Jan 11, 2016
Vadodara: The real estate market in Vadodara seems to be set for an upswing this year. The CREDAI Vadodara Property Carnival 2016 organized at Navlakhi Grounds saw a record number of bookings for apartments and duplexes over last three days.
Head-of-PACL-Arrested-Over-Alleged-Rs-45,000-Crore-Investment-Scam
Jan 09, 2016
New Delhi: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested the founder of PACL Ltd over allegations the property company cheated investors of $6.8 billion (about Rs 45,000 crore), in what local media is calling the country's biggest financial scandal.
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.
Delhi-NCR-New-Home-Launches-Down-14%-in-2015:-Property-Consultant
Jan 06, 2016
New Delhi: Launches of new homes fell 14 per cent in the Delhi-NCR market last year to nearly 23,000 units due to a slowdown in demand, according to a report by Cushman & Wakefield.
Housing-Project-Launch-Prices-Drop-up-to-20%-in-3-Metro-Cities:-Report
Jan 05, 2016
Mumbai: Developers in certain micro markets of metros like Delhi-NCR, Mumbai and Bengaluru witnessed a drop of 4-20 per cent in launch prices of residential projects in 2015 over the previous two years, according to a report by property consultant Cushman & Wakefield.
Dubai's-Emaar-Properties-Hires-Contractor-to-Restore-Fire-Ravaged-Hotel
Jan 04, 2016
Dubai's Emaar Properties has hired a local contractor to restore a fire-damaged hotel, stating on Sunday that the New Year blaze would have "no material impact" on the company because the building and risk of fire are covered by its insurance.
PEs-may-pump-in-more-money-in-real-estate-this-year-
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.
Building-height-clearance-now-a-click-away-in-Bhubaneswar
Jan 02, 2016
Bhubaneswar: Here is a good news for real estate developers, factory owners, civic bodies and energy department as they can get online height clearance from airport authorities for construction of buildings.
JP-Morgan,-Apollo-Global-set-to-exit-BPTP-after-protracted-arbitration-battle-
Dec 30, 2015
NEW DELHI | BENGALURU: JP Morgan and Apollo Global Management are set to exit entity level investments in Gurgaon-based builder BPTP after a protracted arbitration battle.
Delhi-HC-issues-notices-to-CCI,-CREDAI-and-20-realty-developers-over-cartelisation,-matter-to-be-hea...
Dec 30, 2015
MUMBAI: Realty developers' troubles regarding allegations of cartelisation have got murkier as the petitioner has now moved the Delhi High Court against competition watchdog Competition Commission of India (CCI) itself.
DDA-to-put-up-10,000-rejected-flats-for-sale-in-March-
Dec 28, 2015
NEW DELHI: Nearly 10,000 DDA (Delhi Development Authority) flats will be available early in the new year, most of them one-bedroom accommodations surrendered by allottees of the 2014 housing scheme. The land-owning agency hopes to turn around the large scale rejection, unusual for DDA projects, by putting up the flats for sale around March, along with others returned or yet to be allotted under other schemes.
Hong-Kong-Apartment-Sells-for-Record-$77-Million:-Report
Dec 28, 2015
Hong Kong, China: A luxury apartment in Hong Kong sold for a record 594.7 million Hong Kong dollars ($76.7 million), days before Christmas, making it the most expensive flat in the city and possibly in Asia, reports said on Friday.
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.
Credai-Visakhapatnam-to-hold-Property-Expo-from-25-Dec-2015
Dec 24, 2015
VISAKHAPATNAM: The Visakhapatnam chapter of Confederation of Real Estate Developer's Association of India (Credai) is to hold the second Vizag Property Expo 2015-16 from December 25 to 27 at Visakha Function Hall in the city.
Lodha-Group-eyes-growth-in-commercial-realty-space-
Dec 23, 2015
MUMBAI: Lodha Group, the country's largest realty developer by sales, is now carving out a new vertical with strategic focus on commercial property developments. The group that has so far concentrated on residential development is looking to increase its presence in office space as well.
Prateek-Group-raises-Rs-100-crore-for-its-Ghaziabad-township-project-
Dec 23, 2015
NEW DELHI: Real estate developer Prateek Group has raised Rs 100 crore from investment firm Xander group's NBFC arm Xander Finance for a township project it is building in Ghaziabad.
Fair-Trade-Regulator-Dismisses-Complaint-Against-Imperial-Housing
Dec 22, 2015
New Delhi: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations of anti-competitive business practices made against real estate developer Imperial Housing Ventures.
Housing-Prices-Up-13.7%-in-July-September-Quarter:-RBI
Dec 19, 2015
New Delhi: Housing prices increased by 13.7 per cent during July-September of this fiscal year compared with year-ago period but the annual growth rate has slowed down, according to a report to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Indian-Realty-Market-Regains-Favour-of-Foreign-Investors:-PwC
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.
Government-May-Consider-Scrapping-Double-Taxation-in-Realty-Sector
Dec 17, 2015
New Delhi: The government will consider the real estate industry's demand to remove double taxation on developers who have to pay both labour cess as well as PF/ESI, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said on Wednesday.
Hotel-Leelaventure-Completes-Rs-725-Crore-Goa-Property-Sale
Dec 15, 2015
New Delhi: Hospitality chain Hotel Leelaventure on Monday completed the Rs 725-crore sale of its Goa property to Ceres Hotels.
8500-Allottees-Surrender-DDA-Flats:-Government
Dec 11, 2015
New Delhi: Around 8,500 allottees - almost one-third - of a housing scheme of Delhi Development Authority (DDA) have surrendered their flats, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.
Housing-Prices-Down-15-20%,-No-Scope-for-Further-Cut:-Industry-Body
Dec 10, 2015
New Delhi: Housing prices have fallen by an average 15-20 per cent across the country in last 18 months and there is no scope for further reduction, realtors' apex body CREDAI said on Wednesday.
Developers-to-Deposit-70%-of-Project-Cost-in-Separate-Account
Dec 10, 2015
New Delhi: The government on Wednesday reached out to the Opposition including the Congress by agreeing to incorporate in the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill 2015, a provision requiring real estate developers to deposit 70 per cent of the project cost in a separate escrow account.

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