Category Archives: Real Estate

Tata Housing, MoneyControl to launch online real estate portal Moneytize India

Image for illustrative purposes only Image: Shutterstock Tata Housing and MoneyControl are set to join hands to launch Moneytize India, a real estate platform to inform and educate potential property buyers to help them make informed real estate choices. ‘Moneytize India’ will guide potential real estate buyers on the right time to invest, make smart property investment choices and more, Read More


$1 Trillion Investor Says Now Isn’t Time to Cut Real Estate

There may be worrying developments in some property markets, but the world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund says it has no intention of pulling back from real estate. A gap is opening between what stock-pickers think real estate is worth and what assets could be worth in the physical market, a potential sign that a correction could be looming. For example, Read More


Real estate: GST, RERA compliance issues continue

The BSE Realty Index that raced past benchmark indices since January 2017 lost steam in the last fortnight. Results for the September quarter were a mixed bag, even as sales performance across listed entities belied expectations of a revival in home sales. No doubt, the invalidation of high-value banknotes and the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016, or RERA, Read More


Tata Housing, MoneyControl to launch online real estate portal Moneytize India

Tata Housing and MoneyControl are set to join hands to launch Moneytize India, a real estate platform to inform and educate potential property buyers to help them make informed real estate choices. ‘Moneytize India’ will guide potential real estate buyers on the right time to invest, make smart property investment choices and more, a media statement said on Friday. Top Read More


Yash Gupta resigns from Hines, to set up own real estate venture

Hines India was set up in 2006 and has two commercial office projects in Gurgaon—One Horizon Centre and Skyview Corporate Park. Bengaluru: Eleven years after setting up the India operations of Hines, an international real estate investment and management firm with $100 billion of assets under management (AUM), Yash Gupta has resigned from the firm and plans to turn entrepreneur. Gupta Read More


Shapoorji Pallonji, Allianz Group tie up for $500 million real estate fund

The $500 million real estate fund with Shapoorji Pallonji is Allianz Group’s first investment into real estate in India. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Mumbai: Global insurance firm Allianz Group on Thursday announced that it has partnered with Shapoorji Pallonji Group to set up a $500 million real estate fund—SPREF II—which will invest in commercial office properties in India. The transaction, which marks Read More


AI unlocks new avenues for online real estate services

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are revolutionizing technology all around the world. Both are pivotal in shaping most of the forthcoming innovations in every possible field.  AI, in layman terms, makes machines perform complex tasks, associated with human minds, in a smart manner. Machine learning makes computers (machine) analyse and solve problems by teaching it basic logic and making Read More


Place of learning or piece of real estate?

shutterstock.comSeason in the sun Nalanda University of old University towns, typically, nurture an environment of ideas. Unfortunately, this doesn’t seem to be happening in India As India continues with the twin tasks of building universities and developing urban centres the links that are emerging between the two are worth pondering over. There is a strong tendency for universities to gravitate Read More


SC to hear Unitech real estate developers’ matter today

The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear the Unitech real estate developers’ case. On September 15, the top court refused to grant interim bail to Unitech’s Managing Director Sanjay Chandra in connection with alleged fraud case related to delaying of housing projects in Noida and Gurugram. The apex court, three judge benches, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, Justices A. M. Khanwilkar and D. Y Chandrachud also Read More


Rental reforms redefine the Indian real estate sector

Anuj Puri Several breakthrough reforms with pertinence to the Indian real estate sector saw the light of the day over the last one year. Be it demonetisation – the government’s ‘surgical strike’ against black money – the revolutionary RERA or the unified tax regime of GST – all bore the power of rendering the Indian real estate sector more transparent Read More