Author: RM Bureau

Big Story – Unsold Real Estate Keeps Piling Up

With the Indian real estate market still under considerable pressure – potential buyers are being offered options – not in india but in dubai. A number of builders are looking to tap into indian demand for realty in the middle east. Samantak das, Chief economist, & Director Research – Advisory Services, Knight Frank India shares his views on this matter. Source: Bloomberg TV

Niranjan Hiranandani on success, Indian real estate, policy paralysis

They call him ‘Builder Extraordinaire’ and you cannot wonder why. His zest, passion and business acumen have given Mumbai one of its beautiful land mark – The Hiranandani Township in Powai. Niranjan Hiranandani, co-founder and chairman of Hirananadani Group, speaks to NDTV on his journey through the ever changing dynamics of the real estate business in India and his growing conce...

The Retail Index 1Q 2014

Retailer demand mixed while rents mostly stable

Asia Pacific Property Digest 1Q 2014

Uptick in Leasing, Investment Takes a Breather

Destination India – A Real Estate Journey for Corporate Occupiers

India, as it stands today, is on the trajectory of becoming the world’s 3rd largest economy by 2020. Real estate continues to form a key ingredient for the success of




Key Stone Realtors - C&W was awarded a valuation of a portfolio of 13 properties across Mumbai and Thane.


Duet Hotels (India) Pvt. Ltd. - Project Management Services for Four Points By Sheraton Hotel at Pune.


DLF Hotels and Apartments Ltd. - Project Management Services for Interiors works at “The Magnolias, Gurgaon”.


Cryolor awarded C&W the Cost Management, Quality Assurance, EHS facilitation and Schedule planning Services for their plant at Chennai, India.


CESC Properties Limited - Project Management services for Spencer’s Galleria at 33, Syed Amir Ali Avenue


C&W was appointed as Project Management Consultant for Interior Fit-out for IVF Clinic, Kochi and Construction & Fit-Out for IVF Clinic, Gurgaon.


Ascendas Property Fund Trustee Pte Ltd. - C&W was awarded instruction to value a portfolio of 4 properties listed in Singapore Stock Exchange in 2010 & 2011


Citi Private Bank - C&W was awarded instruction to value a commercial office space in Bangalore for evaluating a lending decision

JLL India’s PE arm makes maiden real estate investment

NEW DELHI: Segregated Funds Group, the real estate-focused risk capital arm of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) India, has invested Rs. 24 crore in a residential project in Bangalore, the first such transaction made by the globalreal estate services firm’s India unit from its maiden private equity fund. The investment has been made in a housing project situated near Marathahalli in Bangalore, with r...

Residential Realty fights

The National Capital Region has seen plenty of alterations in its urban landscape over the last four decades. It is interesting to see this metamorphosis from one consolidated region to a number of smaller self-sustaining urban pockets. The first Master Plan of Delhi was prepared in 1958 emphasising on the requirement of planned development in the region. It was this plan that recommended a statut...

Mumbai firm Lodha Developers buys prime diplomatic property in UK

Mumbai-based Lodha Developers has become the new owners of Macdonald House in central London after the company bought the prime property, which currently houses the Canadian High Commission, for $530 million. Canada’s High Commissioner to the UK, Gordon Campbell, confirmed on Thursday night that legal contracts have been exchanged for the sale of 1 Grosvenor Square for 530 million Canadian d...

‘Launch of new homes falls 12% in 8 cities this year’

Launch of new homes dropped by 12 per cent to over 1.72 lakh units so far during this calendar year in the eight major cities due to cautious approach by developers in view of slowdown in demand, according to global property consultant Cushman & Wakefield. National capital region (NCR) saw a decline of 33 per cent in new launches this year at 38,411 units compared with 57,098 flats in the year...

Qatar fund in talks to invest USD 200 mn in Indian property

Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the sovereign wealth fund of the gas-rich Gulf emirate, is in talks to invest $200 million in residential property in India, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. QIA is holding “conversations” with Kotak Realty Fund, run by Kotak Mahindra Bank, which would manage the investments on behalf of the fund, said the source, who asked no...

Prices May Not Come Down

The Indian real estate sector continues to be a favoured destination for global investors. The urban population will surge in the coming years, which, coupled with growth in employment, education and health care, will push the demand for residential and commercial space. Urbanisation has been rapid in the past few years, with ‘upwardly-mobile’ buyers keen to invest and reap dividends f...

RBI rate hike to hit property market: Credai

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) hiking the key policy rate will hit property sales, particularly in the residential segment, real estate developers said while expressing disappointment at the move. RBI raised the key policy rate by 0.25 per cent to 8 per cent in a bid to curb inflation, a move that may translate into higher EMIs and push up the cost of borrowing for the corporate. Realty firms and...

London house prices jump by £50,000 in a month

London’s booming housing market is rising at an unsustainable rate, the UK’s largest property website warned on Monday, with the average asking price of a home in the capital surging by more than £50,000 last month. Such is the acceleration in the capital’s property market, according to Rightmove, that many buyers will need help from deep-pocketed parents despite the expansion of...

Exclusive interview with property investment and real estate expert, John McGrath

I often say to people “which market?” because there are multiple markets within Australia, there are multiple markets within each capital city. I’ll talk and drill down into the different price ranges, the different geographic locations, the different style of property. But generally speaking, Australia is in a pretty good state. We’ve been through a few tough years like th...

The Property Show: Homes in Noida, Pune under Rs 45 lakh

Experts discuss best budget homes in Noida and Pune under Rs 45 lakh and high-end options in Mumbai and Chennai over Rs 1 crore. They also tell you some smart investment options in Indore with a budget of Rs 24 lakh.