Is There Any Hope for Dharavi?

So far, there have been no answers – only more questions By Anuj Puri, Chairman - ANAROCK Property Consultants Mumbai's Dharavi, one of the largest slums in Asia, has been an area of contention for almost two decades now. For all its revelations, the recent blockbuster film 'Kaala' only underscored what Mumbaikars,

Residential Real Estate’s Fading Blip on Private Equity Radars

Commercial, warehousing the flavours of 2018; affordable housing’s continuing allure By Accommodation Times Bureau Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants Sluggish demand along with bleak returns on investment has dented the previously glowing charisma of Indian residential real estate in the preceding 2-3 years. The cascading effect of demonetization, implementation of RERA

Is the ‘Human Touch’ in the Real Estate Business now Obsolete?

By Accommodation Times Bureau Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants With the advancement of the Internet and e-commerce, the ‘human touch’ and ‘face-to-face’ interactions are on the decline. Hand-written letters and postcards have gone the way of the dinosaurs, and even e-mails are rapidly becoming passé as the world shrinks into

Infrastructure Status for Logistics Sector – Ripple Effect on the Affordable Housing?

By Accommodation Times Bureau Anuj Puri, Chairman - ANAROCK Property Consultants ‘Infrastructure status’ typically helps to raise long-term funds at low rates and attract significant foreign investments. The Government’s recent move to grant infrastructure status to the logistics sector is extremely progressive and will to make funding easy and cheap for companies

Exiting a project under RERA may cost one dearly

 By Accommodation Times Bureau The Real Estate (Regulation and Amendment) Act, 2016, which came into force on May 1, 2017, will bring an estimated 83,000 registered builders in India under its purview. It will ensure that the interests of home buyers are protected. The Act empowers homebuyers to exit a project

What kind of impact will GST have on realty sector ?

 By Accommodation Times Bureau Home-buyers are keeping an eye, constantly, on the new development in the Goods and Service Tax as it counts to assess the market on the right time, as GST is ready to get implemented. Buyers need to take their decisions perfectly as the GST is going to