Recovery likely to be slow

Recovery likely to be slow

The fund-starved real estate sector is yet to fully recover despite many positive growth impulses in the economy. Analysts have said this sector is still bogged down by weak demand and muted sales. They say the delayed reforms continue to take a toll on the business...

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UdayHomz wins broker award

UdayHomz wins broker award

Gurgaon-based IT- enabled real estate investment advisory portal UdayHomz has won the Best Real Estate Consultant honour under the Regional Broker Awards category at the 8th Estate Summit and Awards 2015 by Franchise India 2015 in New Delhi. Gaurav Yadav, Founder and...

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Core infrastructure gets attention

Core infrastructure gets attention

India’s Smart City mission is giving a boost to the realty sector mainly because real estate investors believe that the planned cities offer core infrastructure such as uninterrupted electricity and water supplies, efficient public transport, solid waste management...

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Smart City to boost realty sector

Smart City to boost realty sector

Indian investors are looking at Smart City Mission announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an opportunity to invest in real-estate. A report in The Hindu said house sites in and around the Andhra Pradesh port city of Kakinada are attracting investors, mostly from...

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Realty boom expected in Doon valley

Realty boom expected in Doon valley

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, who has come under fire of environmental activists for his plans to acquire Dehradun tea garden land for development of Smart Cities, has to handle the sensitive issue politically and diplomatically. Rawat said that the...

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Allahabad has made maximum suggestions

Allahabad has made maximum suggestions

Amid the 12 cities of UP selected for Smart City development, Lucknow has garnered least number of suggestions from residents till the deadline of Monday. This is much lower compared to those in smaller cities like Allahabad, Jhansi and Aligarh. Even Lucknow Municipal...

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Square Yards sells 450 apartments at Bangalore

Real estate start-up, Square Yards, has sold over 450 apartments in Emprasa Smart City - an upcoming project dedicated to start-ups in Hoskote locality of Bangalore, the global realty aggregator said. The company had conducted a global launch of the project over the...

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Bureaucracy, land issue may put a drag on projects

Bureaucracy, land issue may put a drag on projects

A study by BMI Research, a firm belonging to rating agency Fitch, says bureaucracy and land issues could negatively impact Narendra Modi government’s ambitious plans to build 100 Smart Cities. BMI, which provides macroeconomic, industry and financial market analyses...

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Future of India’s growth will be in cities

Future of India’s growth will be in cities

Union Minister of Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu says the government proposal to build Smart Cities is aimed at providing what the citizens want their city to be. The future of India's growth story is in cities which can be made smart with new initiatives based on...

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