Mid-Market Housing touches 42% of total transactions in second half 2018-19: Report

By Rohit Sharma MUMBAI: The share of mid-market houses costing Rs 20-50 lakh in the overall residential sales in the country has been progressively rising, touching an all-time high of 42 per cent of total transactions in the second half of the current financial year 2018-19, according to data released by Square Yards. The mid-market houses

Drones: the next big disruptive innovation in the Indian construction industry

By AV Antao, COO, Synergy Property Development Services Construction is one of the most dynamic, responsive and unique sectors in the Indian economy. It contributes significantly to the country’s economic development by generating output, creating jobs and facilitating income generation. The Indian construction industry is undergoing a seismic transformation, with technology

Report: 56% of millennials willing to consider Co-living spaces in top cities

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI: The survey observes that 72% of millennials (18 – 23 years) have given co-living spaces a thumbs-up and over 55% respondents in the age group of 18 – 35 years are willing to rent co-living spaces, according to Knight Frank report. The survey was undertaken across top cities of India, including Mumbai,

Impact of e-commerce on Indian real estate

By Ravindra Pai, MD-Century Real Estate India is one of the fastest growing markets for the e-commerce industry. With many industries like apparel and fashion being influenced by e-commerce, real estate industry is not far behind. Real estate is an information-driven industry. With the Indian home buyers getting younger and more tech-savvy, they

Green Construction: The Biggest Change Maker in Real Estate

Arch. Rajendra Chandorkar, EVP, Architecture & Design, Oberoi Realty With a billion-plus population, India is the world’s 4th largest country in terms of carbon emissions. Rapid urbanisation has led to a harsh impact on the environment. To remain energy-positive and reduce our carbon footprint, we need to focus on propagating energy

Pirangut- Pune’s next residential hub

By Om Ahuja, COO- Residential Business, K Raheja Corp Pune has transformed into a thriving city equipped with quality social and civic infrastructure. Owing to the commercial influx, the fringes of Pune have started witnessing significant residential development with rising demand from professionals. To add to this, Pune emerged at the

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,

Kanjurmarg – emerging as a lifestyle destination

By Accommodation Times Bureau Kanjurmarg – A location in the Mumbai suburbs which holds the three aces of accessibility, affordability and appreciation potential consolidated with good social infrastructure and workplace hub integration, it can rightly lay claim the most coveted property investment hotspot tag. Today, it is a vibrant, pulsating suburb that

New Rail Terminal to make Panvel a realty hotspot

By Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, National President, NAREDCO The Maharashtra Government and the Indian Railways have announced the completion of over half of the work necessary for creating a world-class railway terminal in Panvel. The announcement essentially underscores the shift in centre-point Mumbai which is expected to be in Panvel. This positive announcement