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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.
Pakistan-stumps-India;-rolls-out-South-Asia’s-1st-REIT-while-we-still-try-to-axe-the-tax-
Jun 26, 2015
MUMBAI: At a time Indian realtors and investors are struggling to roll out real estate investment trusts (REIT) amid regulatory complications and tax uncertainties, Pakistan has gone ahead to launch South Asia's first REIT at a premium of 10% to the offer price, earlier this month.
DLF-to-launch-first-Reit-by-current-financial-year
May 22, 2015
Mumbai: The country’s largest property developer DLF is working on launching its first real estate investment trust (REIT)
Cabinet-relaxes-rules-for-foreign-investment-in-real-estate
May 07, 2015
NEW DELHI: Cabinet relaxed rules to allow foreign funds to invest in real estate investment trusts (REITs),
Govt-eases-MAT-rules-for-REITs-and-InvITs
May 02, 2015
NEW DELHI: The government provided some relief to foreign investors
REITs-to-debut-in-India-as-DLF-readies-2-funds
May 02, 2015
New Delhi: DLF Ltd, the country’s largest realty company by market capitalisation, is readying plans to float India’s first Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)
India-to-become-fourth-largest-infrastructure-market-by-2030:-Report
Apr 25, 2015
NEW DELHI: India would become fourth largest infrastructure projects market in the world by 2025
High inventory, slow sales make PE Funds rush for bulk deals
Dec 16, 2014
MUMBAI | NEW DELHI: A record unsold inventory of more than 800,000 apartments and slow home sales are turning out to be an opportunity for private equity funds
Good time to buy commercial property
Oct 12, 2014
For those looking to invest in real estate, commercial property is a better option than residential at this point of time, from the investment perspective
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
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?
Budget 2014: Higher FDI in realty encouraging
Jul 13, 2014
PUNE: Pragmatic measures to support the country's housing sector proposed in the Budget will encourage developers to plan larger residential projects and attract substantial investments from Indian and overseas investors, real estate developers from the city have said.
BSE forms 11-member advisory group on REITs
Jul 13, 2014
MUMBAI: The BSE has launched an advisory group on REITs (real estate investment trusts), which are aimed at attracting long-term funds to the cash-strapped realty sector from both foreign as well as domestic investors.
Parsvnath to explore raising foreign funds as govt eases rules
Jul 13, 2014
MUMBAI: Realty firm Parsvnath Developers will consider raising foreign funds in two commercial projects in the national capital that have now become FDI compliant after the government eased rules in the Budget.
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.
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.
Budget 2014: Suggested amendments for real estate
Jul 07, 2014
DELHI: The real estate sector happens to be one of the very important sectors for the overall growth of the economy. Since the new government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has taken a pragmatic view of providing housing to all by 2020, it becomes very important that certain amendments are made in the law for the real estate sector.
Real estate trusts may tap Rs 90k cr in first year
Jun 14, 2014
MUMBAI: Real estate investment trusts (Reits), which are expected to get a green signal in the upcoming Budget, could open up a new source of funding for developers battling declining sales and high cost of funds.
Real estate industry awaits policy action from next government
May 11, 2014
MUMBAI: Like most other business sectors, the Indian real estate market holds its breath for a stronger and more determined government. The perception which is currently driving market sentiments is that market momentum can either accelerate, remain unchanged or decelerate depending on which party is voted into power. Speaking purely from the viewpoint of market sentiment, there is some validity to this perception. However, the fact is that the true benefits of political stability and proactive
Real estate investment trusts get regulatory push
May 10, 2014
MUMBAI: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) is preparing to remove the barriers for launch of trading in Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
REITS: Challenges for the new government
May 08, 2014
MUMBAI: Although REITs is not a new name in India, the government is still in the process of formulating legislations for it in the Indian real estate market. Indeed, implementing REITs is one of the challenges that the new government faces.
Xander, Dutch pension fund APG to go on $300m office buying spree
May 08, 2014
BANGALORE: Emerging markets investor Xander and Dutch pension fund APG have partnered for a Indian venture that would deploy $300 million (or Rs 1800 crore) to buy tenanted office spaces across the country's top metros.
Private equity players boost city's real estate market
Apr 22, 2014
PUNE: The unbridled influx of professionals and a local economy, which is relatively less affected by the economic downturn, has renewed interest of private equity players in the city's real estate sector.
Bet big on office space
Apr 07, 2014
MUMBAI: Thinking of buying your third apartment at Worli? Why not an office block in BKC instead? It may not have quite the charm or glamour of a penthouse apartment, but it can certainly get you hefty returns.

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