Branded players introducing lower ticket size products; no compromise in amenities

By Accommodation Bureau Sundeep Jagasia, Managing Director, Shree Krishna Group (Guest Article) With the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA), demand in the residential markets across cities remains subdued, but the affordable segment is seen as a bright spot driving growth

GRIHA Summit will be co-hosted by University of New South Wales & GRIHA Council

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The 10th edition of GRIHA Council’s annual flagship event “The GRIHA Summit” will be co-hosted by University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia & GRIHA Council in December 2018. In the past, the GRIHA Summit has played host to various technical sessions on sustainable building policies, tools & techniques

Good time to invest in Micro – markets

By Accommodation Times Bureau Amit Wadhwani, Director Sai Estate Consultants (Guest Article) Up until now, buyers were taking a wait and watch approach. A lot of new policies and rules were being implemented. However, we can now expect buyers to come back to the market. The overall market sentiment has also improved, which

Recommendations made by the GST Council for the Housing Sector to promote Affordable Housing

By Accommodation Times Bureau In its 25th Meeting held on 18th January, 2018, the GST Council had made several important recommendations for the Housing Sector which have come into force with effect from 25th January, 2018. The recommendations are expected to promote affordable housing for the masses in the country.   One of the important recommendations made

Prestige Estates Projects enters into deal with HDFC Capital Advisors to form affordable housing segment

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The Prestige Estates Projects has entered into an agreement with HDFC Capital Advisors to expand its business and to support affordable housing  segment, the company release stated. This real estate platform will have a capital of Rs 25 billion and will be a blend of equity and debt. The

RERA, REITs, GST, etc to spur the housing & construction activities: Puri

By Accommodation Times Bureau DELHI Minister of State of Housing & Urban Affairs, Hardeep Puri, stated at the exclusive intuitional event held here today, that the Government has granted infrastructure status to affordable housing which will enable these projects to avail the associated benefits such as lower borrowing rates, tax concessions and increased flow of