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Aug 06, 2015
VISAKHAPATNAM: Terra Alpha, the real estate arm of US-based private-equity real estate investment firm SRS Investments, on Wednesday launched the Port City's first realty FDI (foreign direct investment) project Celest that comprises a residential-cum-c
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.
Develop the plot, build the storey
May 19, 2014
MUMBAI: Inherited property can be touchy territory. If you have a land parcel that was bequeathed to you, chances are that you will be in two minds about what to do.
Real estate sector: Investor money waiting at the gates
May 11, 2014
MUMBAI: The broader enthusiasm in the market has caught the real estate sector too, going by the slew of investments that are on the upswing.
Around $16 billion locked in Mumbai's fund-starved real estate sector
May 11, 2014
MUMBAI: Close to Rs1,00,000 crore (around $16 billion) by private equity funds is locked in the fund-starved real estate sector as hundreds of projects get delayed across the country and investors struggle for an exit.
Private equity investments in real estate sector up 28% in Q1
May 08, 2014
HYDERABAD: The real estate sector recorded Rs 2,800 crore in private equity investments during the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 28 per cent compared to the previous quarter and nearly 2.5 times the investment in Q1 2013, according to real estate consultancy Cushman & Wakefield.
Equity beats real estate gains in long run
May 06, 2014
MUMBAI: There has been a deluge of offer s through advertisements aimed at prospective home buyers, for those who will live in that property and also those who want to buy a property as an investment. For the second option-that is buying a real estate now as an investment for future gains-a widely accepted opinion is that investing in property is the best investment, even better than investing in shares. We analyze this belief by looking at the pros and cons of such an investment, and whether th
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.
Noida seals Supertech towers, builder mum on refunds
Apr 17, 2014
NOIDA: Homebuyers in Supertech's Emerald Court towers suffered a double jolt on Tuesday as the company unceremoniously called off a press conference and virtually stonewalled buyers' demands for a refund even as the Noida Authority sealed the project site, bringing construction to a halt.
Cyrus Mistry's family owned company accuses its attorney of fraud, illegal land sales
Apr 12, 2014
HYDERABAD: A company owned by the family of Tata Sons chairman, Cyrus P Mistry, has accused the attorney it hired to take care of issues related to properties it bought from the Hyderabad Nizams of fraudulently selling them.
5 ways to earn a good return on property investment
Apr 09, 2014
HYDERABAD: If someone is looking for low – risk and secured investment which offers good potential in the long run, then property investment would be the right choice. Investment in real estate tends to be less volatile than other investment avenues. Monetary triumph is achievable to quite an extent by investing in real estate sector.
Plan your investments at the start of the year
Apr 08, 2014
MUMBAI: The beginning of a new financial year is a good time to revisit your portfolio and take stock of your finances. Early planning helps you earn more returns and prevents you running from pillar to post in the last week of the next March.
Realty investments in India dip 65% in 2013
Apr 05, 2014
MUMBAI: In 2013, investments in India’s real estate sector fell 65 per cent to $1.2 billion, making the country the 10th most invested region in Asia-Pacific, according to a report by real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield. In 2012, Indian realty had received investments of $3.4 billion; then, too, it was 10th in the region.
Ahuja Group raises ?60 crore from Motilal Oswal realty fund
Apr 01, 2014
MUMBAI: Motilal Oswal’s second real estate private equity fund called India Realty Excellence Fund II LLP has made a fresh investment of ?60 crore in Mumbai-based developer Ahuja Group’s housing project.
Payment Default: Cases Registered against Chit Fund Firm
Mar 27, 2014
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Various police stations in Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam districts have registered cases against a private chit fund firm which allegedly defaulted in repaying maturity amount to investors.
PE investments up by 13 per cent in realty sector for 2013
Mar 18, 2014
MUMBAI:Global real estate consultancy, Cushman & Wakefield’s latest report on private equity (PE) investments in real estate, revealed that total inflows from private equity funds in the real estate sector for 2013 was recorded at Rs 7,000 crores (USD 1.2 billion), an increase of 13 per cent as compared to 2012 (Rs 6,200 crores / USD 1.1 billion). Overall private equity investments across sectors in India have also increased by 11 per cent from USD 9.49 billion in 2012 to USD10.5 billion in 2013
Bangalore real estate rings in new year with PE deals
Feb 19, 2014
BANGALORE: Just 45 days into the New Year and Bangalore is seen to be racing ahead in attracting private equity investments in the real estate sector. Many deals topping $10 million (above Rs 60 crore) have been concluded or are in advance stages of closing, said multiple industry sources.
Getting ready for filing income tax returns?
Feb 17, 2014
MUMBAI: By this time of the year, most salaried individuals would have received mails from the human resource team at their organisation, asking for tax saving declaration(s) for financial year (FY) 2013-14.
Piramal, Canada pension fund set up $500-m realty venture
Feb 14, 2014
MUMBAI: Piramal Enterprises and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) have jointly set up a $500-million fund to finance residential property projects in India.
Things to know before you buy your home
Feb 12, 2014
DELHI: Getting into real estate investment without a proper understanding of what you aim to achieve is not advisable. There are many risks involved in real estate investment. However, with the right data and advice, you can definitely succeed in property investment. Here is a general blueprint.
Money mistakes that might haunt you in the future
Jan 28, 2014
MUMBAI: Making mistakes with our money is something we all are wary of but can never really be sure of avoiding. Even those of our friends who seem to have the smarts for handling their money, sometimes falter at problems that credit and financial planning bring along.
What attracts NRI investment in Indian real estate
Jan 10, 2014
MUMBAI: For Non Resident Indians, a base in their homeland is always considered a safe prospect and gives them an added sense of security. When it comes to the Indian real estate, non-resident Indians (NRIs) take centre-stage, especially with the depreciating rupee. The recent market trend where there is high inflation, volatility and the rupee value depreciating, NRIs make the most of the opportunity and invest in the Indian real estate market.
Rajasthan ideal for investments, Vasundhara Raje tells NRIs
Jan 10, 2014
JAIPUR: In an effort to fulfill the poll promise of providing 15 lakh jobs in the next five years, chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Thursday appealed to Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to invest in the state. In her message to NRIs on the occasion of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in New Delhi, she underscored Rajasthan's advantage over other states.
Realty investment drops 6% in 20 states
Jan 08, 2014
HYDERABAD: Outstanding investments attracted by the real estate sector in Andhra Pradesh (AP) have dropped from over Rs 1.44 lakh crore as of September 2012 to about Rs 1.39 lakh crore by September 2013, registering a marginal decline of about 3.2 per cent, according to The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham).
SEBI proposal on real estate investment trust set to get RBI nod
Dec 27, 2013
MUMBAI: The much-awaited Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) regime has inched closer to becoming a reality, with the banking regulator keen on approving changes to attract foreign investments.

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