Indian Companies Overseas Foreign Direct Investment Set to Rise: CII

By Accommodation Times Bureau Given stable market conditions and the significant impact created by Indian companies on local economies, Indian overseas investments are likely to go up. As per the latest World Investment Report of UNCTAD, India’s total cumulative stock of Overseas Foreign Direct Investment (OFDI) amounted to $155 billion in 2017. Indian

10% growth in commercial, retail rentals in past 3 yrs: Report

By Accommodation Times Bureau New Delhi CRISIL fine-tunes criteria to reflect changing dynamics CRISIL’s analysis of high-grade commercial and retail properties that it rates, spanning over 23 million square feet, shows steady increase in demand in the recent past, with rising rentals and low vacancy rates at 5-10% over the last 3

Green Buildings in 2007 use to be 20% more expensive, but not now: Dr. Ajay Mathur

Chandrakant Patil, Minister of Public Works Department, Government of Maharashtra was also present at the function By Rohit Sharma MUMBAI Green buildings today are of the cost as the conventional buildings, some people say slightly they are expensive 1 or 2 percent more expensive, Dr. Ajay Mathur, President, GRIHA Council said. In a function

Standard Operating Procedure (S O P) for handling complaints

By Dr. Sanjay Caturvedi, LLB, Ph.D. Whereas. the Chairperson. Maha RERA is vested with the powers of general superintendence and directions in the conduct of affairs of the Authority under section 25 of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act. 2016 (RERA). Whereas. Rule 6 of the Maharashtra Real Estate (Regulation and

Changing Face of Alibaug: Waterways in Addition to Expressway and Highways

By Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, CMD, Hiranandani Communities MUMBAI A swift ride access from the two major IT hubs and Commercial Centres of Mumbai and Pune, Alibaug is one of the most popular travel destinations which not only serves as a weekend getaway but also an ideal destination for Sun, Sand and the Sea

8 smart gardens to be built under Smart City Project

By Accommodation Times Bureau JAIPUR Another dimension is being linked to the beauty of Ajmer city, which is being developed as a smart city. Parks will be developed as smart parks in eight major colonies of the city. Open air gyms, walking track, swings and other facilities will be available in these

One Year of GST: Real Rstate needs a few aspects to be tweaked says Hiranandani

By Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani, President, NAREDCO MUMBAI: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) has undisputedly, been the biggest reform for the Indian economy since 1947, as also a paradigm changing event for the real estate industry. On completion of the first year under the GST regime, Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani, President, National Real

IIFL Home Finance Ltd creates platform to promote green affordable homes

KUTUMB is an extension of social and environmental initiatives taken by IIFL Home Finance Limited— such as affordable housing loans, Swachh Bharat and Women Education and Empowerment By Accommodation Times Bureau One of India’s largest HFCs, IIFL Home Finance Limited recently created ‘KUTUMB’, a platform to promote benefits of green architecture in

Will the anguished home buyer return to under-construction properties?

By Nibodh Shetty, Consultant - Research, Knight Frank India The government has been trying hard to bring back buyer confidence for committing to under-construction properties by asking states to implement RERA, which would safeguard the buyer’s interests. Maharashtra has been the first state in India to have implemented RERA by notifying