Infrastructure: Cabinet approves land transfer of Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers to MMRDA

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 12 has given ex-post facto approval for: i. Transfer of land of M/s Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd. (RCF) to Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA); ii. Proposal for approval for a transfer of land of M/s Rashtriya

Urban development to boost Raigad; An emerging star on MMR’s realty horizon

By Accommodation Times Burea MUMBAI Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India’s (CREDAI) MCHI Raigad Unit held a ‘Change of Guard’ ceremony where Ateeque Khot took charge as its new President and the developers’ body launched a report titled ‘Raigad District: A New South within the Emerging MMR Corridor’ with JLL. The

Thane – driving the real estate growth in MMR

By Rochelle Chatterjee- Vice President, Residential Sales, Oberoi Realty For long known as the distant cousin of Mumbai with a penchant for factories and industries, Thane has emerged as the most sought-after destination to reside in and build businesses in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). With huge open spaces, the infrastructure supporting

Increase in Carpet Area to impact NCR, MMR and Bengaluru

By Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani, CMD, Hiranandani Communities MUMBAI The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) is an initiative through which the Indian Government aims to provide ‘Housing for All by 2022’. The Government has come up with various incentives which work as ‘sweeteners’ for the home seeker, the latest being increase in carpet

It’s the biggest challenge of my career: MMRDA Commissioner

By Accommodation Times Bureau Mumbai A. Rajeev, Metropolitan Commissioner, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Friday said that probably the first time the government is supporting infrastructure development wholeheartedly. The Commissioner in the meet-n-greet event with city’s infra journalists he said, “It’s the biggest challenge of my career”. “This probably is the first

Maha govt considers uniform DCR for Civic bodies in MMR

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The Minister Ranjit Patil on Wednesday told the Legislative Council that, the Maharashtra government is taking into account for preparing uniform Development Control Rules (DCR) for all municipal corporations falling under the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). The government is formulating for all eight municipal corporations which are falling under

MMR to get more low-cost houses

MUMBAI To boost ‘housing for all mission’ of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in private sector, the Maharashtra government has decided to adopt a policy of offering incentives by permitting 2.5 Floor Space Index (FSI)  to all the low-cost housing projects under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). The government has also allowed 1 FSI on

CM Devendra Fadnavis reviews MMRDA projects’ status

By Accommodation Times Bureau Mumbai, October 6, 2017 – “It was certainly a happy and satisfying exercise to review the MMRDA projects. The progress showcases the commitment of MMRDA to serve people and make their life easier”, said the Honourable Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr.Devendra Fadnavis after concluding the review of

MMR: Highest Sales of Apartments in Last 7 years !

By Accommodation Times Bureau Mumbai:During the period between April and June 2017, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) has registered its highest sales of 15,848 apartments in the last seven years. According to a report released by Liases Foras, a real estate rating and research firm, out  of the total MMR sales Mumbai has contributed about

MMRDA’s regional plan 2016-36 opposed by Thane town planners, experts

  By Accommodation Times Bureau THANE: Several experts and town planners from the city have united to voice their opposition to the regional plan 2016-36 being prepared by the Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority(MMRDA) for the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Activists from Thane alleged the draft plan was prepared without consultation of urban local bodies without coordination with