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Govt relaxes FDI policy for real estate sector

The government on Wednesday eased foreign direct investment (FDI) norms for the construction development sector, which is expected to provide a substantial boost to the sector in terms of greater foreign capital inflows.

India is harvesting the good governance of RBI governor Raghuram Rajan: Mauro Ratto, Pioneer Investments

The worst of emerging market selling is over, said Mauro Ratto, head of emerging markets at Pioneer Investments. In an interview with ET, Ratto said India is harvesting the good governance of Reserve Bank of India's governor Raghuram Rajan.

Govt relaxes FDI policy for real estate sector

The World Bank is in talks with the government to provide some initial funding for the latter's smart cities programme and the Amrut initiative for urban revitalisation.

Why affordability is the booster shot for commercial real estate?

For commercial realty market to witness resurgence affordability has to be its strategical part. The real estate of India in commercial segment (if the media inputs are to be trusted) is already on mild upward turn. This is notably contributed by some big corporate players whose demand for office space in various cities, especially Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Noida and Delhi-NCR have resulted in fruitful contribution to the surge in commercial realty. But still, like residential properties where demand is subjected to affordability, in commercial segment as well, the price significantly matters without any doubt.

SBI gets RBI's nod for starting real estate subsidiary

State Bank of India has received in-principle approval from Reserve Bank of India to form subsidiary to manage its real estate assets of country's largest lender spread over country. In the long run banks may monetise these assets.

Buyers Alert: REAL ESTATE Evolution with a Big Bang!

Each one of us have different expectations in life and simply love it when there are some wonderful things to surprise us, giving a completely new experience. This is, indeed, on the minds of the new-age city developers for the potential market.

New Gurgaon

New Gurgaon, situated between Old Gurgaon and Manesar is the recent development in real estate Delhi NCR to accommodate the growing residential demands. In the past few months, the demand has been especially high and the new sectors are catering to these requirements to a large extent.

Real Estate investment is all about finding the right location.

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Master Plan of Gurgaon 2031

The Gurgaon Master Plan 2031 is now out. Some of the SEZ designated zone land has been converted to 7 new residential/commercial sectors. Some of the mysterious changes in 2031 plan are – increase in the size of sector 37-D...

“I need space to breathe to make anything worthwhile.”
Meghna Sharma
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India is harvesting the good governance of RBI governor Raghuram Rajan: Mauro Ratto, Pioneer Investments

The worst of emerging market selling is over, said Mauro Ratto, head of emerging markets at Pioneer Investments. In an interview with ET, Ratto said India is harvesting the good governance of Reserve Bank of India's governor Raghuram Rajan.

New Gurgaon Vs. New Delhi

New Gurgaon, arguably India's fastest developing suburb with glitzy high-rises and neon-flashing malls, could be on the road to emerging as the new equivalent to South Delhi locations. A look at the rise in property prices over the past three-four years shows why.

Creating space to breathe in

It seems that builders at New Gugaon has understood this need and built a natural city (New Gurgaon) within a city (Gurgaon). At its core, the idea of the natural city means balancing urban density, with all of its inherent efficiency, with an understanding of human psychology...

Gurgaon-Pataudi Road, an emerging realty hub

Riding high on its close proximity from Delhi, Gurgaon and NH-8, the main Gurgaon-Pataudi road in the foothills of Aravali in recent times has emerged as an ideal residential, investment and commercial hub for buyers and builders alike.

Next destination of growth

So where would you like to be after you have bought your own house? Where people are moving or where development is moving? It is a difficult question to answer. While development comes at a small premium crowd create cramped spaces. The national capital region (NCR) has many such residential hotspots where you pay a premium for getting development along with the space. However, at the time of the possession of your property..

Do what the wealthy do: invest in ‘an’ emerging city

“Where you’re invested is much more important than what you’re invested in,” says Srina Micheal , Director and chief executive officer of Jonathan Capital Corp.

A city with in a city

It seems that in recent years, a new city within the city has been opened to the public. New Gurgaon, is not only planned, but carefully grown and adapted, learning from the mistakes made while developing Gurgaon. Unlike in Gurgaon..

New Gurgaon still better than Dwarka expressway

While driving past the National Highway 8, one may have seen new buildings coming up after the Hero Honda Chowk in Gurgaon. The developments in this part of Gurgaon give a feeling that the Millenium City is still expanding has an appetite for more! With its quick appreciation potential, Gurgaon and its several parts in the past 5-8 years have been the cynosure of attraction and centre of activity for many investors and homebuyers. The sectors along the NH-8, popularly called as New Gurgaon, being one of the most desirable destinations for property investment offers a number of options for property investments ranging across categories. In recent years, the attractiveness of the real estate hotspot has increased..

New Gurgaon moved up to No. 3 as the real estate investment destinations

Among Indian cities, New Gurgaon moved up four notch to No. 3 in The Association of Investors in Real Estate’s survey 2013 of members. New Gurgaon moved up in rankings of both North and Indian cities..

Ready-to-move-in properties available!

Buying property can cost some fortune! The choice to buy property between an under-construction project and a ready-to-move-in housing complex can be tough. While location of a property matters, there is a difference..

Foot-Friendly Neighborhoods

People favor walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods that provide shorter commutes, per the results of a National Association of Realestate survey. According to the study, 60 percent of those polled prefer a community with a blend of houses and stores and other businesses that are easy to get to on foot versus communities that involve more driving between work, home and recreation.