Tata Real Estate and Infrastructure Limited Plans 20,000 Crore Investment

Published: May 29, 2009

TRIL has hired Sanjay G. Ubale, a former IAS officer to head its real estate and infrastructure foray. Tata Realty & Infrastructure Limited (TRIL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Sons, has unleashed it mega investment plans for the sector. The company, part of a $62.5 billion Tata group, has said that it plans to develop [...]

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Real estate recovery in next three months: Assocham

Published: May 29, 2009

New Delhi: India’s realtors believe the sector will see signs of recovery in the next three months, according to the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham). A survey report by the industry lobby said 88 percent of chief executives of real estate firms see a quick revival within the next three months [...]

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Demand High for Affordable Housing

Published: May 27, 2009

The possibility of an affordable home not only eludes the vast middle class in the private sector, but also the Central public sector employees across the country, reflecting the gross shortage of houses. Huge deficit between demand and supply, especially in metro cities, has forced the Central government real estate firm National Buildings Construction Corporation [...]

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Real Estate India Ready to Roar Again

Published: May 27, 2009

Investors and analysts have begun re-rating the realty sector on optimism that the worst may be over, as the efforts of recent months and a stable global environment will help developers attract funds and boost earnings. Developers in the past year have restructured debt, sold non-core assets and tweaked product mix, helping to push up [...]

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TDI launches Tuscan City in Kundli

Published: May 22, 2009

New Delhi: Real estate developer TDI Infrastructure Ltd has announced the launch of Tuscan City in Kundli. Designed around the theme of Italy, this is an affordable housing project, which claims to bring to India for the first time the look and feel of Italian lifestyle, known for its panache, design and architecture.
Says Kamal Taneja, [...]

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DLF Consolidates its Realty Division into 2 Groups

Published: May 22, 2009

DLF, India’s largest realty company, has consolidated all its real estate verticals under two divisions as part of a restructuring exercise aimed at leveraging synergies and imparting greater customer focus. The company till now had six verticals in the real estate division: retail, offices, commercial, homes, SEZs and hotels. Now, the retail, offices, IT parks [...]

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Unitech sells Saket office for Rs 450 cr

Published: May 21, 2009

NEW DELHI: India’s second-largest real estate firm Unitech has sold its office building in Saket, New Delhi, for around Rs 425-450 crore to an
unnamed property investor, following over six months of negotiations with several prospective buyers.
Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra said the deal amount is over Rs 500 crore, but didn’t disclose the buyer’s name. People [...]

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Commercial rentals in Delhi, Mumbai plunge

Published: May 21, 2009

Commercial real estate rentals in Mumbai and New Delhi have seen a steep decline of 24 per cent in the January March quarter over the previous quarter of the financial year 2008-09, according to a research report by Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj (JLLM), a property consultancy firm.
“The biggest decline in commercial rentals have been in [...]

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Builders Allege Upturn in Property Demands- Banks Disagree

Published: May 20, 2009

Builders seem to have reset their price expectation and it is starting to reflect in the new stock entering the market Banks say that they have not seen any change in either loan disbursement or loan applications. After six to eight months of a dry spell in the real estate space, builders are claiming that [...]

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Realty industry hopes for better days under new government

Published: May 18, 2009

NEW DELHI: India’s realtors, one of the worst-hit by the slowdown, believes the sector will get more attention under the new government given its professed thrust on infrastructure. Anuj Puri, chairman and country head of realty consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj, says the industry can expect the broad reform agenda would continue under the next [...]

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Real Estate India can see a Turnaround

Published: May 18, 2009

The election of a stable government at the Centre could bring a bottom to the real estate market and may help in turning it around, as improved economic sentiment and rallying stock markets bring back confidence into the battered sector, industry experts say. The real estate sector has seen a steep fall in prices in [...]

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