Living with housing solutions in a box

NEW DELHI, Jan. 12 -- What can you do with 160 sq. ft? While cities like Mumbai demand creative, at times desperate, solutions to this question, Bengaluru-based architect Anshul Chodha has spent the l... Read More

'Brands must be chosen carefully'

NEW DELHI, Jan. 12 -- She is a Bollywood actor and was crowned Miss Universe in year 2000 while he is an ace tennis icon and the first Indian to have won a Grand Slam. Meet Lara Dutta and Mahesh Bhupa... Read More

The affordable housing segment will drive demand in realty for the next 10 years at least

NEW DELHI, Jan. 12 -- In the last couple of years, affordable housing is the only segment where transactions have happened in real estate. Pradeep Aggarwal, co-founder and chairman of Signature Global... Read More

NBFC crisis batters realty, home sales grow just 6% in 2018

MUMBAI, Jan. 12 -- Real estate developers in 2018 shook off the previous year's lethargy with 76% higher home launches, even as sales grew at a more sedate 6%, as a cash crunch in the latter part of t... Read More

Shapoorji Pallonji forays into NCR with mid-income housing

MUMBAI, Jan. 12 -- Shapoorji Pallonji Group forayed into the National Capital Region (NCR) on Wednesday with the launch of the first residential project under its mid-income housing brand, Joyville, i... Read More

HFCs may face slowdown in H2 FY19

MUMBAI, Jan. 12 -- Housing finance companies (HFCs) may see slowing credit growth in the second half of 2018-19 because of factors such as tight liquidity and intense competition, rating agency Icra s... Read More

GST on realty maintains status quo

NEW DELHI, Jan. 12 -- After much anticipation, the GST Council has failed to deliver a final verdict on GST applicable on real estate - but how much would it really have mattered? Here's a utopian vi... Read More

Ascendas-Singbridge buys 12.20 acre land to develop IT park in Chennai

MUMBAI, Jan. 5 -- Singapore-based Ascendas-Singbridge Group on Thursday said it has acquired a 12.20 acre land parcel to develop a 2.30 million sq ft information technology (IT) park in Chennai. A sp... Read More

EMIs that stay constant or instalments that reduce over time: what should you pick?

NEW DELHI, Jan. 5 -- When we think of a home loan, the immediate reaction is to estimate the equated monthly instalment (EMIs), the amount you will be repaying the bank or financial institution each m... Read More

What Ramco Cements' expansion drive means?

NEW DELHI, Jan. 5 -- Ramco Cements Ltd, one of the key cement producers in south India, recently announced both greenfield and brownfield expansions. The company is setting up a cement plant of 3.15 m... Read More