REIT Industry Honors Wood & Hogan

 By Accommodation Times News Services AT REITWORLD 2015        NAREIT Industry Leadership and Achievement Awards Recognize Career Contributions of Industry Leaders WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 17 —The National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) today presented its 2015 Industry Leadership Award to Donald C. Wood, President and CEO of Federal Realty Investment Trust, and its

Introduction of REITs as an eligible Financial Instrument under FEMA

By Accommodation Times News Services Introduction of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) as an eligible financial instrument / structure under Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) 1999 The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to allow the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) as an eligible

Finance Bill relaxes MAT on REITs

By Accommodation Times News Services Much awaited Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) in India, will be relaxed with Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT). REITS and InvTs are much awaited securitised exchange traded products which will revolutionise the funding option for fund starved Real Estate industry. “We are committed to the fiscal-end timeline for

Industry is expecting more incentives for REITs in the forthcoming Budget

By Accommodation Times News Services To ensure success of newly created REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) structure, property developers and consultants have sought more tax incentives in the upcoming Union Budget on investments through this route. The Real estate industry seeks more incentives for Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) to be announced

DLF is planning to launch REITs by next year

By Accommodation Times News Service  DLF the real estate company, plans to launch Real Estate Investment Trusts (Reits) in the next financial year. With an aim is to monetise its commercial properties and it is in discussion for partnerships. Its net debt grew by Rs 817 crore during the second quarter

Tax incentives key to success of REITs syas SEBI

By Accommodation Times News Services Tax incentives are key to the success of real estate investment trusts (REITs) and infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs), said Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). The board had notified the norms for listing business trust structures, REITs and InvITs, in September to attract more funds

Indian REITs – The Retail Opportunity

Accommodation Times News Services By Suvishesh Valsan, Senior Analyst – Research & REIS JLL India The draft guidelines for trading in REITs in India have been introduced and allowed. For the very first time, there exists a tool to channel small savings into the Indian real estate sector. Not surprisingly, several owners

Introduction of REITs in India will help deepen country’s property industry

              By Shobhit Agarwal, the managing director of capital markets in India for JLL India has for the first time approved legislation allowing the creation of real-estate investment trusts (REITs), a long-awaited move that should result in greater stability for the real estate industry in the country. The formation of REITs – funds that