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US-China trade war to boost real estate investments in India: Report

MUMBAI : Despite coronavirus induced economic crisis, India will continue to see higher opportunities for real estate investment as the US-China trade war will influence cross-border activity for many years regardless of the US leadership, according to a report published by Savills, a real estate consultancy firm. The ‘Impacts 2020’ report, studied the various social, environmental, demographic and technological ‘tipping ... Read More »

Supreme Court notices to Centre, RBI on plea by real estate body on loan moratorium

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on a petition on the issue of loan moratorium. In its petition, the Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (CREDAI) sought to know if all non-banking finance companies are eligible for loan moratorium or whether banks have the discretion to give ... Read More »

How returns from gold and real estate are taxed: Key things you should know

New Delhi: Real estate, gold and fixed deposits have traditionally been the most preferred investments of Indians. In the recent past, gold has provided attractive returns due to which long term return from the yellow metal also looks attractive. However, returns from real estate have been in negative territory in the last few years. In such a situation financial planners ... Read More »

Real estate to take a dip this festive season

The ongoing Covid-19 virus mayhem and concerns over the global economy are likely to curtail a number of residential project launches across the country during the upcoming festive season of Gudi Padwa, Ugadi and Akshaya Tritiya, which usually sees several new launches. Developers are keen to focus on executing their ongoing projects rather than adding new inventory as they continue to ... Read More »

Ask Eli: Impact of Coronavirus on the Real Estate Market

Question: How will the threat of Coronavirus impact the real estate market in 2020? Answer: I wasn’t planning to write this, it seems a little click-baity (now my “Trump’s Impact on Real Estate” column has some competition!), but I got the question four different times in under 24 hours last week so here I am writing about it. Too Early To Know ... Read More »

Coronavirus Impact On Real Estate Companies In Asia — So Far

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) epidemic that started in China in late 2019 continues to spread around the world.  The latest figures as of February 28 show more than 83,000 reported cases of the coronavirus in at least 53 countries, with more than 2,800 deaths globally. The death toll has surpassed the 2002 SARS epidemic. As global health officials scramble to get ... Read More »

Godrej’s bold real estate bet in Mumbai — a swank project at steep prices in the suburbs

As a long-time witness to scores of real estate projects in Mumbai over the years, I have reduced the number of visits to new projects. Part of the reason is that there is hardly anything new to choose from because of the sharp reduction in launches. More importantly, today almost all projects look the same in Mumbai. Yet, I was ... Read More »

Can you bet on real estate stocks?

The contraction in consumer demand has affected almost all industries in the last couple of quarters, but the real estate sector has been the worst affected. The ongoing slump in the aftermath of demonetisation and the implementation of Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) has been further exacerbated due to economic slowdown and muted consumer demand. The risk associated ... Read More »

Top 5 Real Estate Trends for 2020

2019 has been a strong year for Indian real estate, with many milestones like the first REIT launched in March, the continued rise of exciting new sectors like co-working and managed offices, and consolidation of the market into a more structured, transparent investment space after a transition period in the wake of RERA. Not only return from real estate outperforming ... Read More »

PE investment in real estate up 3 pc at Rs 43,704 cr during 2019: Report

Warehousing witnessed Rs 3,810 crore worth investment in 2019 as compared with Rs 2,870 crore in the previous year. Private equity (PE) investment in the real estate sector rose 3 per cent to Rs 43,704 crore during the last calendar year on increased interest of foreign investors in commercial properties, property consultant Cushman & Wakefield said on Thursday. According to ... Read More »