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Co-living: The Future Of Real Estate?

A relatively nascent trend in the real estate world, co-living has been picking up immense interest in the last year. Co-living is a modern take on shared housing, where like-minded individuals can reside in a fully furnished house, specifically designed to create an environment for people to interact and share experiences. For many in India, this trend has caught on ... Read More »

Indiabulls Real Estate to merge certain Embassy Property projects with self

MUMBAI: Realty developer Indiabulls Real Estate has approved merging Bengaluru-based Embassy Property Developments with itself. Apart from bringing its ongoing, completed and planned projects into the company, Embassy is in talks with investors such as Blackstone Group and others to raise up to $200 million before the said merger. This equity investment of $200 million is expected to support the merged entity to expand ... Read More »

Budget 2020: Bold fiscal measures needed to boost real estate sector

New Delhi: Given the policy reforms undertaken by the government over the last few years, we are hopeful that the upcoming budget will provide a much-needed stimulus to the real estate sector. We expect the budget to push for investment in infrastructure, relax income tax slabs, assist the private sector and announce more measures that will boost the real estate industry. ... Read More »

Real Estate in 2020: Green shoots are too visible to be ignored

I If the real estate industry does well, around 200 other sectors, including steel, cement, paints and bricks among many others, stand to benefit. A look at any unfinished concrete tower scraping the Indian sky is enough to gauge the state of the domestic real estate industry in 2019 — a lot of effort invested into it, but not enough ... Read More »

How Does Indiabulls Real Estate’s (NSE:IBREALEST) P/E Compare To Its Industry, After Its Big Share Price Gain?

It’s really great to see that even after a strong run, Indiabulls Real Estate (NSE:IBREALEST) shares have been powering on, with a gain of 69% in the last thirty days. The full year gain of 21% is pretty reasonable, too. Assuming no other changes, a sharply higher share price makes a stock less attractive to potential buyers. While the market sentiment towards ... Read More »

How to revive real estate sector? Government must consider these moves

Taking the real estate sector out of the woods is critical due to its strong linkages with other sectors. Real estate in India faces a severe credit crunch. The sector depended heavily on NBFCs for its credit requirements. Hence, the sharp slowdown in NBFC sector and NPAs plaguing the banking sector has had severe repercussions. RBI’s latest Financial Stability Report highlights ... Read More »

Please, Android phone makers, just give us better cameras, not more dumb gimmicks

We’re barely a week into 2020, and we’ve already got the first smartphone camera gimmick of the year. At last week’s CES in Las Vegas, OnePlus demoed an “invisible camera,” which uses electrochromic glass to create various tints in color to make the camera under the rear glass seem like it’s not there until it’s called into action. It takes its inspiration from ... Read More »

Indian real estate attracts $5 billion PE in 2019, commercial projects lead: Report

MUMBAI: Indian commercial real estate retained its Numero Uno position and continued be a preferred destination for global institutional investors in the backdrop of robust office space take-up, falling vacancy levels and rising rentals. Indian real estate attracted more than $5 billion private equity (PE) inflows in 2019. Of this, over 66% or $3.3 billion was infused in the commercial ... Read More »

Under stress, real estate sector most squeezed in Delhi, Mumbai

The NCR real estate market has so far received loans worth Rs 1.64 lakh crore from banks and NBFCs/HFCs, Anarock Capital managing director & CEO Shobhit Agarwal said. The real estate sector is saddled with loans worth over Rs 6.63 lakh crore, of which alm-ost 15%, or roughly Rs 99,773 crore, is under ‘severe stress’, data from Anarock Property Consultants ... Read More »

Kerala’s real estate sector to finally get its regulator K-RERA on January 1

After much delay, Kerala is all set to formally launch its Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) on January 1, 2020. The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) was implemented in India with effect from May 1, 2017. It has been over two-and-a-half years since this game-changing piece of law came into force in the country, but Kerala was yet ... Read More »