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REIT: A measured step to protect the growth of real estate sector
Oct 30, 2013
MUMBAI: Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) will be registered as a trust with SEBI and provide financing and exit options both for the investors as well as developers.
Tax breaks for REITs only after elections: FinMin
Oct 29, 2013
MUMBAI: The third attempt by market regulator SEBI to revive the much anticipated Real Estate Investment Trust platform has hit a roadblock yet again. And this time it is the upcoming elections that have played spoilsport.
Sebi seeks tax incentives for REITs
Oct 28, 2013
MUMBAI: Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) will ask tax authorities to consider incentives for real estate investment trusts, Sebi Chairman U K Sinha said on Monday.
Property firms gear up for first asset-backed property bonds
Oct 26, 2013
MUMBAI: Property firms, including DLF Ltd, are gearing up to sell the country's first bonds backed by rental income from their office buildings and shopping malls.
Build on a decent foundation
Oct 19, 2013
MUMBAI: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has put up SEBI (Real Estate Investment Trust) Regulations, 2013 for public comments.
REITs: Can it revive realty sector?
Oct 19, 2013
MUMBAI: The capital markets regulator has notified the draft regulations for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), a long-standing demand of the realty sector. This marks a key step in bringing greater transparency and professionalism in the industry.
Reits: An alternative route
Oct 16, 2013
MUMBAI: Soon, real estate investors would have another investment vehicle to ride — real estate investment trusts (Reits). Though the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) had initially contemplated permission to launch the product in 2008, it finally brought out a consultative paper on the subject for public feedback on Thursday.
SEBI floats draft norms for listing Real Estate Investment Trusts
Oct 11, 2013
MUMBAI: The market regulator SEBI has introduced draft regulations related to Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT). This revives an earlier proposal in 2008 which was not implemented because of difficulties in valuation and reporting of net asset value periodically.
Sebi issues draft norms for Real Estate Investment Trusts
Oct 11, 2013
MUMBAI: Looking to attract more investments into the capital market, Sebi today proposed listing of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), a popular instrument for raising funds in the realty sector.
Realty shares in demand
Oct 11, 2013
MUMBAI: Shares of real estate companies are in demand and trading higher by up to 10% after the market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) issued draft regulations for setting up real estate investment trusts (REIT) in the country.
Real Estate Regulatory Bill – Any ‘Real’ Comfort?
Sep 23, 2013
MUMBAI: The Real Estate Regulatory Bill 2013, which the Union Cabinet approved after a long hiatus in June 2013, was touted to be a game-changer for property buyers as well as the industry as a whole. The aim of the bill clearly was to provide buyers with a level playing field in an industry that is perceived as chronically non-transparent.
Realtors call for urgent implementation of REITs
Aug 25, 2013
MUMBAI: With investor sentiment waning and the rupee plunging to new lows everyday, there is an urgent need for implementing the real estate investment trusts (REITs) to ensure more liquidity in the sector, say experts.
Qatar fund QIA to invest $300 million in realtor RMZ in one of largest investment deals
Jul 23, 2013
BANGALORE: In one of the largest investment deals in the Indian real estate sector, sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is investing $300 million ( Rs 1,800 crore) in Bangalore-based real estate developer and South India's largest office space builder RMZ Corp, said three people with direct knowledge of the development.

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