Prefabricated construction to speed up real estate

Prefabricated construction to speed up real estate

Financial innovation is critical in the real estate sector but operational innovation around real estate is equally if not more important, says Taponeel Mukherjee, head of   Development Tracks, an infrastructure advisory firm. An innovative operational model in real...

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Consortium approach to build smart homes

Consortium approach to build smart homes

Building smart homes in Smart Cities requires a consortium approach where construction companies, builders, suppliers of equipment and information and communication technology companies cooperate with a well-defined strategic goals. These days you witness diverse...

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Rs 110bn development project takes off

Rs 110bn development project takes off

Krishnapatnam Port, which is expected to complete land acquisition for Smart City construction, has almost finished this key aspect of the project. After acquiring 5,000 acres, it is now looking at an additional 1,000 acres. The ports Managing Director Chinta Sasidhar...

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Navi Mumbai builders urge Smart City norms

Navi Mumbai builders urge Smart City norms

The Builders Association of Navi Mumbai (BANM), which will be holding their 16th Mega Property Exhibition from Jan 8 to 11, has urged the civic body to ensure that Smart City scheme is retained. Devang Trivedi, former president of BANM, said, "We hope and urge that...

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Infrastructure to get further boost

The committee set up to recommend reviving the public-private partnership (PPP model) of infrastructure development has suggested that the government should encourage easier funding for construction projects with long gestation periods. "PPPs are an important policy...

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Mirroring tradition and modernity

Mirroring tradition and modernity

In a bid to win the Smart City challenge and receive the funding under the Centre’s Smart City Mission, Ahmedabad is emphasising on design innovations that would reflect both tradition and modernity. It has ambitious plans for the redevelopment of nearly 70 hectares...

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BMC told to plan budget for Smart City Bareilly

During a meeting of municipal authorities with senior Uttar Pradesh officials, the former were asked to prepare a plan for a sum of at least Rs 10billion to sustain the Smart City project. Construction of project would call for careful planning and execution in a...

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