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After novel protest, Unitech home buyers mull legal action over delay

Plan to also move Competition Commission
Tired of the delay in getting delivery of their apartments, buyers of Unitech’s ‘The Residenc... »

ASK invests ₹127 crore in ATS Group’s realty project

The project, with 1.7 m sq ft saleable area, is in Noida
Financial conglomerate ASK Group made its maiden investment from its offshore fund in ATS... »

What drives property prices?

Have you ever wondered why property prices in a neighbouring town head for the stratosph... »

How to home in on your property

Choose from these five real estate themes that hold great promise
We’ve all heard that the Budget has a lot in store for the realty sector. The buzz is th... »

Chennai to host construction expo

The 2014 edition of BusinessLine's Construction, Architecture and Interiors Expo w... »

Tata Value Homes launches online booking for Chennai, Bangalore projects

Tata Value Homes, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Tata Housing Development Company, has announced the launch of online booking for its projects in Bangalore and Chennai. According to an off... »

Buying more than one home? Fork out capital gains tax

Looking to sell your ramshackle ancestral home to buy a couple of apartments? Be prepared to shell out a hefty sum in capital gains tax, as the Budget has capped tax breaks available to suc... »

Cheer for home-buyers as Ministry mulls new interest sop plan

Buyers in the economically weaker section and low income group category could come a step closer to achieving their dream of owning a house soon as the Ministry of Housing has proposed an o... »

Maharashtra simplifies land conversion process

The Maharashtra Cabinet on Wednesday decided to further simplify the process of developing land in municipal areas having their own plans. In such areas, permission of the District C... »

ICCI calls for Coimbatore development authority

The Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Coimbatore (ICCIC), has resolved to impress upon the Government the need for a Greater Coimbatore Development Authority, simila... »

New phase of IT park project Waverock in Hyderabad inaugurated

A new phase of the IT park project Waverock in Gachibowli Hyberabad was inaugurated and another phase launched on Tuesday. This project is a part of larger IT/ITes SEZ promoted by Telangana State... »

TN Government announces housing schemes

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa. The Tamil Nadu Government has announced a number of residential projects including layouts, apartments and slum redevelopment initiatives that will improve supply of housing for the lower and midd... »

A fillip for affordable housing

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s push for affordable housing should lead to lower cost of finance and more supply of units for those seeking such houses. Jaitley has allocated ₹4,000 cror... »

‘Housing for all’ initiative has many sectors excited

The Centre’s ambitious ‘housing for all by 2022’ initiative has created excitement among the players in the cement and steel sectors, as well as real estate developers. To meet the s... »

Pratik Mantri made president of CREDAI Karnataka Youth Wing

The Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association of India (Credai) Karnataka has announced its Youth Wing for the second generation of developers. The association will focus on th... »

Mahindra Lifespaces to build affordable housing pilots

CommonFloor launches apps for apartment management

ASK Group offshore fund invests Rs 127 cr in ATS Group project

ASK Group, a diversified financial services group, has made the maiden investment of Rs 127 crore from its offshore fund in ATS Group’s project in Noida. The offshore fund is being manag... »

Deep in debt, flat buyers form body

“We have just come together as a group. We do not really know what to do, we only want our money back,” says LS Prashanth, an apartment buyer in the Prime Sristi multi-storey project which collaps... »

Study: Low demand sees office space absorption in Kolkata decline 36%

Kolkata witnessed a substantial dip in office absorption rates for in the first half (Jan to June) of 2014. Total net absorption was lower by 36 per cent compared to the same period last year... »

Kolte Patil gets nod for township project in Urse

Pune-based Kolte-Patil Developers Limited has received Location Clearance from the Urban Development Department (UDD) for the first phase of its Sanjivani Integrated Township project at... »

Global realtor Tishman Speyer shifts focus on India

Mega investment Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao flanked by Jerry Speyer, (left), Chairman and Co-CEO of Tishman Speyer, and KT Rama Rao , Minister for Information Technology unveiling the Waverock IT/ITES
SEZ, Phase 2.1 in Cyberabad near Hyderabad on Tuesday. - Photo: PV SIVAKUMAR Global real estate developer Tishman Speyer is shifting back focus on India as it is confident that the Narendra Modi Government would bring back positive market sentiments. Having been s... »

DLF plans to raise Rs 3,500 cr via securities backed by IT SEZs

India’s largest realty firm DLF is planning to raise up to Rs 3,500 crore through issue of securities backed by IT-SEZs to replace its costlier debt. In May, DLF had launched »

Real estate and infrastructure players upbeat on affordable housing moves

Strong measures Higher tax exemption limits on home loan repayments will spur demand

The real estate sector welcomed the Union government’s stress on affordable housing as a right step to revive the industry’s fortunes. The government has allotted ₹4,000 crore to the Nat... »

Budget impact

Big wins for real estate

Real estate sector is a key beneficiary of the budget which has many key proposals that will boost the prospects of property developers. More funds Access to funds has bee... »

Kolkata sees 30% drop in office space absorption: CBRE

The Kolkata market saw a near 30 per cent drop in quarter-on-quarter absorption rates for office spaces​, according to CBRE’s India Office Market View for Q2 2014 report. The city also sa... »

New homes get smaller but affordable: Cushman & Wakefield

The reduced apartment sizes in new launches this year have contributed to making prices more affordable, according to global real estate consultants Cushman & Wakefield. In the over... »

Brigade launches new residential project in Bangalore

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