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Absence of concrete City Development Plan has affected Srikakulam Realty
Gurugubilli Raju
  The bearish sentiment in the Indian realty market is well known to all and Srikakulam is no exception to that. With no specific development plan yet for the city, the realty sector has been impacted with slowing down of the construction activities. The recent announ
Higher land prices, a big worry for Realtors in Vijaywada
Chigurupati Sudhakar
Government’s proposed EWS housing scheme within the city limits will be difficult to take shape in letter and spirit unless affordable and cheaper land is provided to the developers here, says Chigurupati Sudhakar, President Credai Vijaywada. Besides he discussed ce
Interest from NRIs & neighbouring areas caused Realty Price hike in AP
Siva Reddy
People residing outside Andhra Pradesh besides interest shown by NRIs to build houses in the proposed Capital region have shoot up the Realty prices, says Siva Reddy, President, Credai Andhra Pradesh.   Excerpts of his Interview with Sandeep Pattnaik of Gharabari.
Decision on Land Pooling in Jan 2015
M. V. Rajeshwara Rao
CREDAI Hyderabad is organizing a Workshop in the first week of January 2015 to find Land Pooling Solutions, says M. V. Rajeshwara Rao, CEO, CREDAI HYD. The authorities will work out how much of developed land will be given to landowner as percentage of the land acquired,
Premium paid by Developers for Affordable Housing should be brought down
Sunil Mantri
Union Government should reduce the premium paid by developers in case of affordable housing, to address the urgency in meeting the shortfall in the Country, says Sunil Mantri, President, National Real Estate Development Council [NAREDCO]. Besides, there is a nee
Smart City Announcement aim to develop smart buildings
Aditya Vora
  Adytum Designs was established by Aditya Vora, Director, Adytum Designs Pvt. Ltd. in the year 2005. Adytum Designs, within a span of a decade, has made a mark of a resilient architectural feat with more than 65 projects in hand and expertise in Master planning
Current Realty Market befitting for end-users but not to Investors
Amit Bhagat
Amit Bhagat CEO & MD, ASK Property Investment Advisors says, that the current realty market is not conducive for Investors to invest, while it is favourable for end-users. Bhagat joined ASK from ICICI Home Finance where he was the Head of Property Services business, which c
Economic revival and receding Inflation will boost Housing demand
J C Sharma
The demand for real estate properties will increase in future, given the slew of initiatives in the offing by the ruling NDA Govt, says Mr. J.C. Sharma, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Sobha Limited. The industry will break away from the vicious cyclical routine an
Land rate and Taxes must be at a bare minimum for Affordable Housing to succeed
Rohtas Goel
Real Estate Sector has all hope for a reformist and bold budget this time along with expectations for a slash in Repo rate from RBI, says Rohtas Goel, CMD, Omaxe Ltd and Chief National Real Estate Development Council [NAREDCO], to boost housing demand in the Country. Thou
Grade A commercial Properties in tier 2 and tier 3 cities appear on the radar of investors
Anuj Puri
Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata will start attracting sizeable investments in the realty space along with the top three metros of Mumbai, NCR and Bangalore, says Chairman and Country Head, at JLL India Mr Anuj Puri. This will be a notable change from dynam
Politicians need to learn urban science for effective policy making in Realty Sector
Lalit Kumar Jain
Political tools to exploit name “builder” for vote doesn’t allow reforms, which seemingly benefit developers though the fact is otherwise, says Lalit Kumar Jain, Chairman Credai India and CMD of Kumar Urban Development Pvt. Ltd [KUL]. Shri Jain popu
Eco growth in Asia Pacific translating into stronger Property demand
ANSHUMAN MAGAZINE
ANSHUMAN MAGAZINE, CMD, CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd. sees optimism in the real estate market about rising investment sentiments, thanks to the government stimulus efforts. The spotlight continued to remain on emerging locations of India, China and Southeast Asia, he says.  
Uptick in aggressive acquisitions by foreign funds in Indian real estate assets
Sanjay Dutt
With stable pro-business government at the Centre and improving macro-economic conditions, there has definitely been an uptick in aggressive acquisitions by foreign funds in Indian real estate assets during the last year, which is an indicator of renewed interest in the sector
Evaluating Opportunities in NCR and North India to invest in Residential Realty Space
A K SHARMA
India’s mid-income housing would be relatively less affected by any adverse movements in the market as these are need based as compared to discretionary based housing requirement, according to  A K SHARMA, CEO & Director, LIC Housing Finance Ltd Asset Management
Union Budget 2015 dissapointing for Housing Sector
Vijay Mirchandani
Vijay Mirchandani,, presently Executive Committee Member- CREDAI National and EC member CREDAI (Indore) and also the Managing Director of Mirchandani Group. The group has pioneered several world class residential and commercial properties across India in Bhopal, Indore, Mumbai