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Comments by Real Estate Experts on RBI Policy announcement

Thursday, Apr 08, 2021

The RBI and especially the MPC needs to be commended for maintaining its accommodative stance for more than a year now.

Shraddha Kedia - Agarwal, Head - Marketing & Sales, Transcon Developers on RBI policy announcement

Thursday, Apr 08, 2021

RBI maintaining status quo on key policy rates was expected given the inflationary concerns in recent months.

Anuj Khetan, Director, Vijay Khetan Group on RBI policy announcement

Thursday, Apr 08, 2021

Keeping in mind the recent surge in the COVID-19 cases and the restrictions imposed, the monetary policy committee’s decision to keep key rates unchanged at 4 percent was on expected lines.

Himanshu Jain, VP - Sales, Marketing and CRM, Satellite Developers on RBI policy announcement

Thursday, Apr 08, 2021

We anticipated the monetary policy committee (MPC) to keep the repo rate unchanged at 4 percent and retained the accommodative stance that will still continue to serve the markets well.

RBI Policy Review expectation by Annuj Goel, MD, Goel Ganga Developments

Monday, Apr 05, 2021

In the aftermath of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will announce the first bi-monthly monetary policy of 2021-22 fiscal on 7 April 2021.

Real Estate Experts on March 2021 record property registrations in Mumbai

Thursday, Apr 01, 2021

With over 350 percent y-o-y jump in property registrations for the month of March, Mumbai saw a huge surge which is very much similar to the robust sales in December 2020, thanks to stamp duty reduction by the Maharashtra Government.

With infra push, Mumbai’s central suburbs becoming the most preferred choice of homebuyers

Thursday, Apr 01, 2021

This year’s Union Budget 2021-22 announced by the Finance Minister has tried to revitalize the infrastructure space in India which will have a multiplier effect on the Indian economy and help it stay on the path of growth.

Tridhaatu Realty shares view on Maharashtra Budget 2021-22

Thursday, Mar 11, 2021

After the Central Government, the MVA Government too has laid the emphasis on infrastructure projects in the Maharashtra State budget announced today.

Real Estate Experts on reduction in home loan interest rates by leading banks

Monday, Mar 08, 2021

The reduction in home loan interest rates by leading banks for a limited period have extended the best buying opportunity for the homebuyers.

Nitin Gupta, Sr Vice President, Sales, Marketing and CRM, Mantra Properties on Women's Day

Monday, Mar 08, 2021

The decision to buy a home, most often stems from a women’s need for stability and security of the family.

Female Home Buyers Trend in real estate - Dr Niranjan Hiranandani

Friday, Mar 05, 2021

While celebrating International Women’s Day, Dr Niranjan Hiranandani – MD- Hiranandani Group commented that, “Next Gen Millennial women are steadily taking on a more dynamic role as homebuyers, in addition to their role as homemaker.

Ashok Mohanani - President, NAREDCO Maharashtra on reduction in home loan interest rates

Friday, Mar 05, 2021

There is already a growing desire of owning a home as consumers look at it as a necessity in this unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ashok Mohanani - President, NAREDCO Maharashtra on RBI policy announcement

Monday, Feb 08, 2021

The economic growth needs to be supported through the monetary policy and this is the foremost reason that the RBI has continued its accommodative stance.

Himanshu Jain, VP - Sales, Marketing & CRM, Satellite Developers on RBI policy

Monday, Feb 08, 2021

On an expected line, the monetary policy committee (MPC) has kept the repo rate unchanged at four percent with an extended accommodative stance that will still continue to serve the markets well.

Dr Harsh Kumar Bhanwala, Executive Chairman, Capital India Finance on RBI Policy

Monday, Feb 08, 2021

With this accommodative stance, the RBI is expecting normalization of sectors as the CRR will further open up space for a variety of market operations and make lending easier.

Rohit Gera Managing Director, Gera Developments on RBI announcement

Monday, Feb 08, 2021

''The real estate sector has finally started showing signs of recovery with sales having picked up on the back of high affordability.

Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, National President - NAREDCO & MD - Hiranandani Group on RBI Policy

Monday, Feb 08, 2021

Under the given market scenario and circumstance , the RBI’s direction on unchanged repo rate is very much on the anticipated lines, though a rate cut would have been better to combat the negativity of pandemic led economic crisis across the industry.

Mantra Properties on approved proposal to cut real estate premiums

Saturday, Jan 09, 2021

With reduced stamp duty charges and now this rationale move by the government brings in great relief to the developers wherein ever increasing costs of construction can be offset to an extent.

Project fraternity on Maharashtra Government approving lowering of construction premiums

Saturday, Jan 09, 2021

After being hit by the pandemic, the real estate sector has seen a solid recovery on the back of stamp duty reduction and a good festive season.

Xanadu Realty on approved proposal to cut premium on real estate projects by Maharashtra gov

Saturday, Jan 09, 2021

After a turbulent, tumultuous 2020, the Indian real estate sector is looking at 2021 as the year of healing. In this context, the Maharashtra government’s recent decision to reduce premiums charged on real estate projects by 50 percent is an extremely wel

Yearly Round-up & Outlook for 2021 for the real estate sector: Ashok Mohanani

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2020

With the World Health Organisation (WHO) declaring it a global health emergency and pandemic on 11 March 2020, due to COVID-19, the sentiments of businesses worldwide were severely impacted and were mostly negative in their outlooks.

Yearly Round-up & Outlook for 2021 on the real estate sector: Kaushal Agarwal

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020

While the world will remember the year of 2020 for the coronavirus and the subsequent lockdowns, the real estate sector of India and especially that of MMR will remember it for the economic turnaround and demand revival in the category.

RBI maintains status quo, realtors rely on increased demand

Friday, Dec 04, 2020

The RBI maintained status quo as the MPC voted unanimously to hold rates steady.

Kaushal Agarwal - Chairman, The Guardians Real Estate Advisory on RBI policy announcement

Friday, Dec 04, 2020

Owing to inflation concerns and steep reductions previously, the RBI was expected to keep rates unchanged.

Real estate developers on RBI Policy Review

Friday, Dec 04, 2020

The good thing is that the RBI has said that it will maintain adequate liquidity in the market, and we hope that the real estate sector will get some help from it.

Accommodative stance necessary to revive growth: Niranjan Hiranandani

Friday, Dec 04, 2020

The monetary policy committee’s decision to keep key rates unchanged was on expected lines and may continue in the near future to support growth as private consumption has slowly started and several stalled projects have been revived.

Co-working spaces witness massive demand among startups post lockdown

Wednesday, Dec 02, 2020

COVID-19 has disrupted life as we know in a multitude of ways, particularly when it comes to how we work. Many startups closed their offices, as they needed to pay expenses even though the premises were not being used.

How COVID-19 has made us realize the importance of the environment?

Wednesday, Dec 02, 2020

Climate change and balancing the environment has always been one of the greatest challenges of our time, so there’s a lot at stake.

Incentives announced for sector helping in revival: Vikas Garg, Deputy Managing Director, MRG World

Monday, Nov 30, 2020

Real estate, being the second largest employing sector in the nation, will be significantly impacting the nation’s overall economy.

Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, MD- Hiranandani Group on FM's announcement on IT ACT and PMAY Fund

Friday, Nov 13, 2020

Differential above 10 percent between circle rates and agreement value translates into tax penalties under Section 43CA of the Income Tax Act.

Ram Naik - Executive Director, The Guardians Real Estate Advisory on Finance Minister's announcement

Friday, Nov 13, 2020

The FM’s announcement of an increase in difference between the so called circle rates and the agreement value, will lead to further rationalisation of prices in the sector, especially in the premium or mid-income housing segment.

Project fraternity shares view post Finance Minister’s announcement

Friday, Nov 13, 2020

Looking at the current market condition, many developers with ready inventory will be able to sell as the prices have actually been corrected in large parts of urban areas in India.

Niranjan Hiranandani, President NAREDCO and Assocham on exemption under Income Tax Act

Thursday, Nov 12, 2020

Differential above 10 percent between circle rates and agreement value translates into tax penalties under Section 43CA of the Income Tax Act.

Kaushal Agarwal - Chairman, The Guardians Real Estate Advisory on RBI policy announcement

Friday, Oct 09, 2020

The steep reduction in the rates over the past several months are slowly beginning to show impact on the ground.

Project fraternity shares view post RBI Policy announcement

Friday, Oct 09, 2020

The linking of risk weightage only to Loan to Value (LTV) ratio vis-a-vis the earlier practice of risk weightage with both pricing and LTV augurs well for the sector particularly for high-end properties which have been facing severe downward demand pressu

RBI’s 9.5 percent contraction forecast was much anticipated: Niranjan Hiranandani

Friday, Oct 09, 2020

Decision to rejig home loan rules will provide boost to the real estate sector.

Decoding the housing boom in and around Thane

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020

The burgeoning satellite city of Thane which is an extended suburb of the MMR region has netted the nickname - ‘The city of dreams’ a couple of years ago, and the label could not be more accurate than in current times.

Ram Naik, Executive Director, The Guardians Real Estate Advisory on Maharashtra Ready Reckoner hike

Monday, Sep 14, 2020

While on one hand the government is indicating to homebuyers that they want them to buy homes by slashing the stamp duty, on the other it is marginally increasing the ready reckoner rates.

Anuj Khetan - Director, Vijay Khetan Group on Maharashtra Ready Reckoner hike

Monday, Sep 14, 2020

The rates have been slashed in few areas whereas it's been hiked in some, therefore it's not a direct surge in the rates.

Rajan Bandelkar, President, NAREDCO West & Convener, on Maharashtra Ready Reckoner

Friday, Sep 11, 2020

The Government had recently taken a bold decision of stamp duty reduction.

Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, President (National) NAREDCO and Assocham on Ready Reckoner Rates

Friday, Sep 11, 2020

Income tax provisions mean a developer cannot sell at a price point lower than the Ready Reckoner rate, as it translates into taxation burden for both buyer and seller.

Rajan Bandelkar, President, NAREDCO West & Convener, on Maharashtra stamp duty

Thursday, Aug 27, 2020

In a bid to resurrect from a continuous decline in the housing sales and revive the demand amid the worst hit COVID-19 pandemic, the Maharashtra Government's great decision to temporarily cut stamp duty.

Ram Naik, Executive Director, The Guardians Real Estate Advisory on Maharashtra stamp duty reduction

Thursday, Aug 27, 2020

The steep reduction in stamp duty of three percent and two percent till December 2020 & March 2021 respectively, will lead to an unprecedented surge in demand for the real estate sector.

Anuj Khetan, Director, Vijay Khetan Group on Maharashtra stamp duty reduction

Thursday, Aug 27, 2020

We welcome the state government's move of stamp duty reduction which will boost confidence amongst prospective home buyers.

Project fraternity shares view on Maharashtra stamp duty reduction

Thursday, Aug 27, 2020

The state Government's decision on stamp duty reduction is a welcome move and a festive gift for home buyers.

Quote by Xanadu Realty on reduction in stamp duty by Maharashtra government

Thursday, Aug 27, 2020

Market revivals need triggers, and this may just be the one real estate industry was waiting for.

Bhushan Nemlekar - Director, Sumit Woods basis the RBI policy

Thursday, Aug 06, 2020

The decision to allow one-time restructuring of loans by RBI is a great news for the real estate industry.

Project fraternity shares view post RBI Policy announcement

Thursday, Aug 06, 2020

With sharp reduction in policy rates announced since March, a pause was always on the cards.

Rajan Bandelkar, President, NAREDCO West on RBI policy announcement

Thursday, Aug 06, 2020

The RBI has approved a long pending demand of the real estate sector to allow one-time restructuring of loans.

Dr Niranjan Hiranandani - President, Assocham & NAREDCO on RBI policy announcement

Thursday, Aug 06, 2020

A positive step by Reserve Bank of India to pay heed to India Inc’s long pending demand of one time restructuring of loans without classifying them as NPAs, by setting up an expert committee steered by KV Kamath.

Kaushal Agarwal - Chairman, The Guardians Real Estate Advisory on RBI policy announcement

Thursday, Aug 06, 2020

The RBI was expected to announce a status quo on rates after multiple and significant repo rate reductions over the past few months.

The Guardians Real Estate Advisory on govt's proposed plan to allow 100 pct FDI in completed housing

Monday, Jul 20, 2020

The changes in the FDI policy that will allow 100 percent overseas investment in completed projects, if approved, can bring in a much required opportunity to monetise the inventory for developers.

Sumit Woods on govt's proposed plan to allow 100 pct FDI in completed housing projects

Monday, Jul 20, 2020

The Government is thinking in the right direction by planning to allow 100 percent FDI in completed housing projects.

ARHC scheme under PMAY to empower urban poor and migrant labour with affordable rental housing

Thursday, Jul 09, 2020

The Union Cabinet earlier today, approved the Affordable Rental Housing Complexes scheme.

Infrastructure to drive economic growth in the post-COVID-19 markets

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020

Even as we usher in the first phase of Unlock 1.0, businesses are slowing gearing up to resume operations, with a hopeful mood and spirit to face the uncertain days ahead.

Vijay Khetan Group shares views post remarks on real estate developers by Union Minister of Commerce

Friday, Jun 05, 2020

Speaking of price correction, the real estate industry has already started considering the same if there are potential buyers.

Real Estate in ICU; needs urgent intervention - BDA shares pain points of real estate

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Approvals like Non Agricultural approval are still required in city like Mumbai inspite Ease of Doing Business being in place.

Realty players welcome Union Finance Minister’s economic package to tackle COVID-19

Monday, May 25, 2020

Real estate developers have welcomed the economic measures announced by the Union Finance that are aimed at reviving the economy amidst the slowdown induced by COVID-19.

RBI’s proactive measure will help revive economy: Dr Niranjan Hiranandani

Monday, May 25, 2020

Measures like the reduction in repo rate by 40 basis points, the extension of term loan moratorium till August 31 is an honest step to support several sectors hit by contraction of economic activity.

Anuj Khetan - Director, Vijay Khetan Group on RBI announcement

Monday, May 25, 2020

RBI has played its part but banks need to do theirs by transmitting the rate cuts to the consumers.

Real Estate Developers shares view post RBI announcement

Friday, May 22, 2020

RBI’s recent announcements will further provide more relief to several Indians who have been forced to sit home in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Need to train laborers at construction sites to follow Corona prevention guidelines

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The realty sector has long awaited the government’s decision to resume work at construction sites.

Builders need to re-align and respond quickly to the new norm of digitisation to stay relevant

Monday, May 18, 2020

Pawan Gupta, CEO and Founder, Comezzo, highlights the new mantra for success during CorpGini’s virtual panel session on ‘Re-thinking Real Estate Marketing Considering the COVID Situation’.

Measures would be true game-changers in the agriculture sector: Dr Niranjan Hiranandani

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Various government measures which includes the amendment to the Essential Commodities Act, removing the interstate barriers and opening up the sale of farm produce to the open market would be a true game-changer.

Project fraternity shares view post Finance Minister’s announcement

Saturday, May 16, 2020

The extension CLSS scheme by one more year along with extended project completion timeline will help in addressing both demand and supply side issues, hence, augurs well for the sector.

Financial vaccine would restore and revive lives at the bottom of the pyramid

Friday, May 15, 2020

The COVID infected economy got the second dose from the finance ministry and would boost the immunity of some of the most underprivileged sections of the society that is the farmers, laborers, street vendors and the tribals.

CREDAI’s spokesperson basis the announcement made by Finance Minister

Friday, May 15, 2020

The extension of CLSS up to March 2021 and infusion of Rs 70, 000 crore is an action oriented reform for the revival of affordable housing segment.

Arvind Subramanian, CEO, Mahindra Happinest on FM's announcement on real estate

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Good quality and affordable housing is both a basic human need and a public health enabler as we have seen in the patterns of spread of COVID-19.

Avneesh Sood, Director Eros Group basis press conference by Finance Minister

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Rs 70,000 crore boost to the housing sector and middle-income groups through the extension of CLSS is a critically important move which eliminates the uncertainty which surrounded the timelines for setting up the of constructing 50 million new housing uni

CREDAI National spokesperson basis the announcement made by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Thursday, May 14, 2020

The Declaration of COVID-19 as Force Majure, extension of time lines for completion of project under the RERA, are crucial announcements for the developer community.

Himanshu Chaturvedi, Chief Strategy Officer, Tata Projects on Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative

Thursday, May 14, 2020

The Government’s Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative has recognised “Infrastructure” as one of the five pillars.

Kaushal Agarwal - Chairman, The Guardians Real Estate Advisory on extension of deadline for CLSS

Thursday, May 14, 2020

The CLSS or Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme has been extended for the MIG 1 & MIG 2 category by another year, as part of the government's relief package of Atmanirbhar Bharat.

Kaushal Agarwal, Chairman, The Guardians Real Estate Advisory on FM's announcement on relief package

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The Government has intended to resurrect the economy by reviving sentiment.

Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, National President-NAREDCO on shares view on announcement of relief package

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The first set of announcements made by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman adds up to almost Rs 6 lakh crore.

Project fraternity shares view on Real Estate sector post announcement by FM

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The relief provided to the common man under EPF will help the affordable segment a great deal.

Sumant Sinha, CMD ReNew Power on financial relief for Power sector announced by FM

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The 90,000 crore liquidity infusion into discoms will breathe fresh life into the power sector and protect distribution companies from going bankrupt.

Booster measures would arrest job losses

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The first part of the financial stimulus measures announced by the union Finance minister would help in providing liquidity.

Office Space Segment Unlikely to Witness Drastic Changes: Realty Experts

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic having a significant impact on the economy, most of the office space developers ruled out any major impact on the segment.

Retail Sprees- A predicted catharsis pattern post lockdown

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

The pandemic of COVID-19 has altered the definitions of recreational activities that once formed a crucial part of our daily lifestyle.

Project fraternity on resuming construction at in-situ project

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

Project fraternity shares view on resuming construction at in-situ project.

Project fraternity shares view on real estate sector in India post COVID-19

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

This global scare has made NRIs think of investing in their own country as rupee is at an all time low and property values are currently in their best state for offering higher ROIs in future.

Five long-term lessons for developers from COVID 19 by Vijay Verma, CEO, Sunworld Group

Thursday, Apr 30, 2020

The pandemic of COVID 19 has made lockdown an essential way of living. This has brought a nationwide standstill to all industries and businesses.

Project fraternity shares view post RBI liquidity measures

Friday, Apr 17, 2020

Project fraternity shares view post RBI's announcement on liquidity measures.

Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, President- Assocham and NAREDCO on RBI liquidity measures

Friday, Apr 17, 2020

The perception that authorities had focused only on saving lives and not livelihood was dispelled today, with the RBI Governor’s announcements which focus on enhancing liquidity as also specific measures to deal with the extraordinary set of circumstances

Anuj Khetan, Director, Vijay Khetan Group shares views post RBI slashes reverse repo rate

Friday, Apr 17, 2020

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, the RBI’s announcement to reduce reverse repo rate by 25 basis points and additional liquidity for National Housing Bank will accelerate and facilitate bank credit flows towards the already stressed real estate sector.

RBI Policy for the real estate sector by Rajan Bendelkar, President, Western Region, NAREDCO and Dir

Saturday, Mar 28, 2020

The RBI's much - needed liquidity infusion of Rs 3.74 lakh crore into the economy comes as a big relief for the country, its markets and the people who are battling a COVID-19 war in already prevailing recessionary conditions.

Gyanesh Chaudhary, Managing Director, Vikram Solar shares views post RBI announcement on rate cuts

Saturday, Mar 28, 2020

The measures announced by RBI will act as a big relief for the industry, financial institutions, mutual funds as well as Indian economy as a whole.

Earth Hour Day 2020 quote by Saravanan Panneer Selvam, General Manager, Grundfos India

Saturday, Mar 28, 2020

The World Earth Hour comes at a time when we are facing one of the biggest pandemics the planet has witnessed in recent times.

Satish Magar, President, CREDAI National, post RBI’s reduction in reverse repo rate

Saturday, Mar 28, 2020

Reduction in repo rate, additional liquidity of about Rs 3.74 lakh crore induced reduction in CRR, Long Term Repo Operations and enhancement of Marginal Standing Facility and the moratorium of three months on payment of installments in respect of all term

Ramesh Nair, CEO & Country Head of JLL India on RBI Repo Rate

Saturday, Mar 28, 2020

Purposeful action to mitigate the adverse macroeconomic impact of the pandemic

COVID–19 to impact property sales

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020

Ugadi, one of the biggest festivals in South India and Gudi Padwa, the beginning of the Hindu calendar that signifies the start of the New Year are considered to be the most auspicious time to buy a property; the festivals won’t be the same this year.

Impact of COVID-19 on the real estate sector

Friday, Mar 20, 2020

The COVID-19 situation remains fluid and uncertainty still looms on the possible economic impact of the outbreak.

Khetsi Barot, Director, The Guardians Real Estate Advisory shares views post RBI policy

Friday, Feb 07, 2020

Commercial Real Estate needs support on the liquidity front to ensure smooth sailing across the year of 2020.

Kaushal Agarwal, Chairman, The Guardians Real Estate Advisory shares views post RBI policy

Friday, Feb 07, 2020

“The announcement is on expected lines, keeping in mind the inflation and the key policy rate reduction of 135 basis points, that was announced across last year.

Innovative move to boost growth; help stressed sectors, sans policy rate cut - Niranjan Hiranandani

Friday, Feb 07, 2020

The RBI Credit Policy has given a boost to critical sectors such as automobiles, housing and MSMEs, besides infusing additional liquidity of Rs 1 lakh crore in the banking system.

Jay Cheema, Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas shares views post Coal Ordinance

Thursday, Jan 09, 2020

This is a welcome step by the Government considering India’s decelerating gross domestic product growth.

Outlook 2020 for commercial real estate segment by Khetsi Barot, Director, The Guardians Real Estate

Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020

The commercial real estate market of India in the year 2019 has seen increased investor focus.

Yearly Round-Up & Outlook 2020 for Real Estate by Deepak Nair Head-Marketing, JP Infra Mumbai

Monday, Dec 30, 2019

One of the starkest trends has been the gradual shift towards integrated residential properties in gated communities that offer an array of lifestyle amenities.

Year-end & Outlook 2020 by Ketan Musale, Director, Dotom Realty

Friday, Dec 20, 2019

With a large number of global and domestic institutional investors, India is moving closer towards becoming an organized sector.

Year-end & Outlook 2020 by Anuj Khetan, Director, Vijay Khetan Group

Monday, Dec 16, 2019

The year 2019 has been a roller coaster ride for the realty sector with the developers understanding the preferences of the homebuyers and altering the supply accordingly.

Year-end & Outlook 2020 by Khetsi Barot, Director, The Guardians Real Estate Advisory

Monday, Dec 16, 2019

The larger challenge facing the economy today is demand creation.

RBI springs a shocker keeps the repo rate unchanged at 5.15 percent: Niranjan Hiranandani

Monday, Dec 09, 2019

In a challenging scenario – and no better term to describe the Indian economy vis-à-vis GDP growth in the past few months. Given this, it would be expected that policy reforms and changes would all be focused on enhancing GDP growth.

Sundeep Jagasia, MD, Shree Krishna Group shares views post RBI monetary policy

Monday, Dec 09, 2019

Looking at the market dynamics, we were projecting the RBI to cut down the key policy rates.

Ramesh Nair, CEO & Country Head - India, JLL shares views post RBI monetary policy

Friday, Dec 06, 2019

The central bank by keeping the rates unchanged has recognised that the need of the hour is to infuse confidence about the economic growth through a holistic approach.

Ketan Musale, Director, Dotom Realty shares views post RBI monetary policy

Friday, Dec 06, 2019

The rate cut would have been the need of the hour to provide the much-needed fillip to the real estate sector and to facilitate growth.

Rajan Bandelkar, President, NAREDCO Maharashtra & MD, Raunak Group on RBI monetary policy

Friday, Dec 06, 2019

The status - quo maintained by the RBI on the rate cut was much expected.

Kaushal Agarwal, Chairman, The Guardians Real Estate Advisory shares views post RBI monetary policy

Friday, Dec 06, 2019

The status-quo on RBI's decision to not reduce the rates comes as a surprise and contrary to the industry's expectations, which is skewed on the back of increasing inflation and depreciation of the rupee.

Anuj Khetan, Director, Vijay Khetan Group shares views post RBI monetary policy

Friday, Dec 06, 2019

Despite the current situation in the overall economy, RBI’s decision to not lower interest rates has come as a disappointment to the real estate industry.

Four key challenges in Indian real estate segment

Thursday, Nov 28, 2019

The Indian Real Estate sector, one of the most globally recognized sectors in the world, is well complemented by the demand for office spaces as well as urban and semi-urban accommodations.

Avneesh Sood, Director Eros Group on govts decision to help complete stalled housing projects

Thursday, Nov 07, 2019

We welcome the Government initiative to provide a structured method of infusing liquidity into stuck projects, and thereby seek to address the key issues of project funding, completion and delivery.

Avneesh Sood, Director Eros Group, basis the RBI's decision to reduce repo rate

Monday, Oct 07, 2019

With the fifth consecutive repo rate cuts, this year is a positive outcome for the economy, especially in light of the sluggish economy.

Satish Magar, President, CREDAI National, basis the RBI's decision to reduce repo rate

Friday, Oct 04, 2019

The cut in repo rate by RBI to 5.15 percent is along expected lines.

Amit Gupta, Director - Legal and Corporate Affairs, Vikram Solar shares view post Corporate Tax cut

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019

We would like to congratulate Hon’ble Finance Minister for a bold and progressive reform of reducing the corporate tax rate to 22 percent, it was a much needed relief that is expected to boost private investment in the country.

Sumant Sinha, Chairman & MD, ReNew Power shares view post Corporate tax cut

Monday, Sep 23, 2019

I congratulate the Finance Minister for reducing corporate taxes meaningfully.

Relaxation in FDI Norms to Support Growth of Retail Sector

Friday, Aug 30, 2019

Single brand retailers will now be able to start online sales before they set up brick-and-mortar stores, but will need to open these within two years. The two year period, however, may not be enough for retailers to set up stores at prime locations.

FM's Fiscal Stimulus Announced, quote by Dr Niranjan Hiranandani - National President NAREDCO

Monday, Aug 26, 2019

On applauding the course corrective steps actioned by the government, Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani National President, NAREDCO reverberates that, “The fiscal stimulus announced by FM was to address deeply seeping in liquidity crisis choking economic growth wa

Grade A Warehouse – Will it be the first choice?

Monday, Aug 19, 2019

There is growing preference for Grade A warehousing spaces in the country.

Sarojini Ahuja - VP, Sales & Marketing, Transcon Triumph shares views post RBI monetary policy

Friday, Aug 09, 2019

The RBI’s decision to cut Repo Rate by 35 bps has come up as an aid to the Union Budget that focuses on affordable housing and the overall growth of the economy.

Samyak Jain, Director, Siddha Group shares views post RBI monetary policy

Thursday, Aug 08, 2019

The RBI’s decision to cut the repo rate by 35 bps to 5.4 percent is a progressive step taken for the real estate sector.

Manoj Paliwal, CFO, Omkar Realtors & Developers shares views post RBI monetary policy

Thursday, Aug 08, 2019

RBI's move will reduce the outgo in terms of EMI for the borrowers benefitting the home-buyers’ which will surely boost confidence in the segment bringing in the much-awaited momentum in sales.

Niranjan Hiranandani, Sr Vice President, ASSOCHAM and National President, NAREDCO on RBI policy

Thursday, Aug 08, 2019

The fourth straight cut in the benchmark repo rate is a welcome step which will make borrowings cheaper and would help boost in demand in several sectors like real estate and auto which has been sagging since last several quarters.

Mr Manu Karan, Vice President, CleanMax Solar on early transmission schemes of renewable power

Friday, Jul 26, 2019

The Government's decision to give an early regulatory nod for transmission scheme of renewable power is a welcome move for developers.

Sunil Rathi, Director, Waaree Energies on India's RE capacity addition of 260 GW by 2022

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019

Over the last few years, India has been attempting to expand its renewable energy capacities, by setting up more and more solar projects in the country.

Project fraternity reflects on Model Tenancy Act 2019

Friday, Jul 19, 2019

There are many challenges and prevalent practices have to be kept in mind so as not to face hurdles for implementing the Act.

Surendra Hiranandani, Founder & Director, House of Hiranandani on two years of RERA

Friday, May 03, 2019

RERA has completely changed the landscape of realty sector in India.

Mr Arjun Bajaj- CEO & Founder, Daiwa shares future plans of the company

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019

Currently Daiwa have three manufacturing units in Greater Noida, Ludhiana and Himachal Pradesh.

Vinit Agarwal, Brand & Marketing Director at Aisen shares views & future plans of the company

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

Aisen is focusing to get into the complete segment of consumer durable categories in next two years.

Amar Bahl, COO, ART Housing Finance shares view post lowering tax rates in Real Estate

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019

The reduction in GST for under-construction properties and affordable housing projects is a pragmatic move by the government which will help the real estate sector.

Manappuram Home Finance shares view post lowering tax rates in Real Estate

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019

The GST council’s decision to reduce the GST rates on affordable housing from eight percent to one percent is a a buyer friendly measure which will increase the appetite for such projects across the country.

Sarojini Ahuja, VP, Sales & Marketing, Transcon Triumph shares views post RBI monetary policy

Friday, Feb 08, 2019

The RBI's decision on reducing repo rate by 25 basis points will make home loans cheaper, and also increase liquidity in the banking system.

Manoj Paliwal, Chief Financial Officer, Omkar Realtors shares views post RBI monetary policy

Friday, Feb 08, 2019

Apex Bank stood by its commitment, cuts rate by 25 bps

Hari Prakash Pandey, Executive Director, Runwal Group shares views post RBI monetary policy

Friday, Feb 08, 2019

The RBI's move on slashing the repo rate by 25 basis points focuses on driving growth and is expected to infuse liquidity in the system.

Hiral Sheth, HOD, Marketing, Sheth Creators, shares views post RBI monetary policy

Thursday, Feb 07, 2019

The first bimonthly RBI Policy announcement by newly appointed RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, slashing the repo rates by 25 bps to 6.25 percent is a welcome move said, Hiral Sheth, HOD, Marketing, Sheth Creators.

Mr Ashok Rajpal, MD of Ambrane India shares journey and future plans of the company

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Ambrane in a very short span of time has built its own success story especially in the Market where Power Banks were not well known, we have become no. 1 in the category and also have become a synonym to being the Industry players.

Indian real estate; 2018-19 redefining years

Monday, Jan 14, 2019

The last year has been a tumultuous one for India’s real estate market. The extreme ups and downs have left the sector looking almost completely different from what it used to look like, just the year before.

Superior customer insight & tech-based product devp key success factors for product innovation

Monday, Dec 24, 2018

Breakthrough product innovation can be classified into two broad categories: Products that address un-served customer needs.

New Technology in RMC - Structural Lightweight Concrete

Friday, Oct 12, 2018

One of the most defining aspects of modern society is our ability to create the things we require, be it food, shelter, or clothing, and being an integral part of construction, concrete is arguably one of the most essential parts of development today.

Nirvana Realty shares views on Mumbai's Development Plan 2034

Monday, Oct 01, 2018

With the new DP plan affordable housing that was only outside the city is now available inside the city.

Sanghvi Parrsssva Group shares views on Mumbai's Development Plan 2034

Monday, Oct 01, 2018

This time, the focus has been equally placed on commercial real estate with twin focus – decongesting existing CBD areas as also on extending the ‘walk to work’ aspect in newer locations.

Cost control key to ensuring business sustainability

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

Robust cost models coupled with effective cost controls are central to ensuring projects are delivered to budget, and keeping contractors competitive says Rajiv Menon, Managing Director, Black & Veatch India

Shashi Prabhu & Associates shares current trends in architecture and upcoming projects in India

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

Indian architecture is a highly fragmented society made up of numerous individuals and organizations each aspiring to improve the working life of the people within their surroundings by experimenting with creativity and design.

Project management a salient feature for real estate sector development

Thursday, May 31, 2018

The Real Estate sector is second only to agriculture in terms of employment generation and contributes heavily towards the gross domestic product (GDP).


Monday, Apr 30, 2018

'Implementation of policies like RERA and GST last year had a significant effect on the real estate industry, and it brought about a substantial shift in the market.

BRNL to bid for mid to large BOT Projects

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018

India has a massive infrastructure investment requirement to the tune of USD 4.54 trillion by 2040.

Key role of a Project Manager in infrastructure growth of India

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

Infrastructure is the backbone of any nation. India is still treated as a developing economy because of the low-infra development and resultant poor standards of living of the population.

Turnkey MEP becoming a new standard in infra projects - T.P. Prakasan, COO-MEP, Sterling and Wilson

Monday, Dec 11, 2017

Customer requests led leading players to realise industry needs and integrate all services under one umbrella of Turnkey MEP services.

Modern trends in architecture for commercial buildings

Friday, Oct 13, 2017

Commercial architecture has always been familiarizing and adapting not just with the up-to-date designs and styles, but also tries its best to cater to the demands of the neighbouring world.

Henkel’s new adhesives plant to come up near Pune

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

Henkel in India is setting up the country’s largest adhesives plant at Kurkumbh, near Pune, which will be operational by mid-2018.

Burgeoning Dynamics of the Indian Commercial Real Estate

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

India is a sprouting market with evolution being the most significant driver for progress.

Mr.Anand Sundaresan, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India, President, ICEMA

Monday, Jul 10, 2017

The suspense is over and now GST is a reality. Myself, our company Schwing Stetter India, and also members of ICEMA, have always welcomed implementation of GST. We are only anxious because of many rumors about the Government's and our readiness to sail th

Boost in PPP projects investments in coming years is bright- Mr. Satish Parakh, Managing Director

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017

India has one of the largest road networks in the world with about 47 lakh km of roads. This road length includes National Highways (NHs), Expressways, State Highways (SHs), district roads, PWD roads, project roads, etc.

Responses by: Mr. Palash Nandy, Chief Commercial Officer, Numeric India

Monday, Jun 12, 2017

The Indian UPS market growth for the calendar year 2016 has been quite flattish. The line interactive and Single Phase UPS market has been flat while the Three-phase UPS market has had a significant growth.

GST to push Projex

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Indian corporate captains, economists and institutions like IMF have hailed the decision of the NDA government to implement the much talked about GST.

Responses by Vineet Kashyap, MD, B L Kashyap & Sons Limited

Tuesday, Apr 04, 2017

Our current portfolio consists of projects ranging from constructing hospital complexes, residential units to manufacturing plants and business parks in different parts of the country.

An Interview with Mr. Ben W James, CEO Founder of GRT

Monday, Mar 27, 2017

Global Road Technology (GRT) is an international company that provides revolutionary solutions to create better and safer roads for people, industries and communities.

NHPC projex as per plan

Thursday, Jun 09, 2016

The last year has been very good for NHPC. All projects have been executed successfully, except the Subansiri project.

TransStadia eyes all India Presence

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

In 2012, we had approached all states, out of which 11 states invited us for further discussions. Mr Narendra Modi, the then chief minister of Gujarat,

Smart Cities: The next Big Boom in Indian Real Estate Sector

Monday, Feb 16, 2015

India’s urban agenda is presently focused on the creation of “Smart Cities” in industrial corridors.

We expect the mining sector to pick up after successful auctions

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015

Atlanta is into Infrastructure Development, Real Estate and Mining in India.

Xrbia plans to build 100 feature ready cities by 2030

Monday, Nov 03, 2014

XRBIA Developers is a unique housing venture established in 1995 and has projects spread across Mumbai, Nagpur, Delhi and Pune.

Manufacturing in India will continue to grow

Monday, Oct 06, 2014

Murata India was incorporated on 22 September 2010, and started operations on 1 October 2010, with a total manpower of five. Lim Yean Cheong, Alex - President, Murata Electronics (India), believes India will continue to progress and the market demand for

India is our centre of excellence, and we are committed to the region

Monday, Aug 04, 2014

India has been of growth and commitment. India is a high growth geography for us and is a key engine for our global growth. Our great positions in good industries ensure we are operating in sectors that continue to grow faster than GDP.

Growth prospects are quite positive for Hospitality sector

Monday, Jul 07, 2014

Indian hospitality industry has been catering to the needs of the luxury traveller with little or no branded penetration in the mid-market and economy segment.

Funding models have to be mixed - public and private

Monday, Jun 02, 2014

A recent report by PwC stated that India will need to add at least 6,50,000 beds by 2017 at a capital investment of Rs. 1,62,500 crore.

There is direct co-relation between reduced friction and improved fuel efficiency

Monday, Mar 10, 2014

India is adopting the latest challenging limits which will require technology investments to improve vehicle design

Private sector funding is imperative to support and boost infrastructure growth in the country

Monday, Mar 03, 2014

Feedback Brisa Highways OMT Services Pvt. Ltd. (FBH) is a Joint Venture between the two leading companies in the Infrastructure sector:

Quotes on Interim Budget 2014-15

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014

Finance Minster P. Chidambaram presented the Interim Budget 2014-15 on 17 February 2014. Here are some of the noteworthy quotes on the budget

Embedding sustainable procurement in construction industry

Monday, Jan 06, 2014

Since it first pictured on the evolution chart, human race has been in eternal debt - borrowing from nature and future generations.

Consolidation is a good step to enhance competitiveness

Monday, Jan 06, 2014

Cement is one of the core industries which plays a vital role in the growth and development of a nation. Since the product is essential in nature

Eco-friendly construction doesn’t lead to cost escalation

Monday, Dec 30, 2013

As the effects of climate change are felt across the world people are becoming more conscious in their attempt to safeguard the environment.

We have plans to expand and grow over the next couple of years

Monday, Dec 23, 2013

we have plans to expand and grow over the next couple of years. And investment would be required to modernize current facilities, increase value adding capacity and invest in new areas like larger forgings.

There has been no government activity in construction in 2013

Monday, Dec 16, 2013

From the construction perspective, we have not seen any activity from the government this year. I wish this was different because my firm belief is that if you are doing your job right there should be no problem in India

What ails Indian infrastructure

Monday, Dec 09, 2013

The state of mess in Indian infrastructure starts right from conception, planning, allocation of funds, design and choice of executing agencies to their actual execution and maintenance thereafter.

Construction sector Vital for growth

Monday, Dec 02, 2013

From the macro perspective,the slowdown in the economic growth has led to slackness in the Real Estate sector.

India, the most industry unfriendly country

Monday, Oct 07, 2013

Ashu Sagar, Secretary General - AOGO, was formed on Aug 1, 2006 to network, exchange information on operating issues in upstream, find common solutions and if necessary approach the authorities to facilitate the changes which shall encourage exploration i

Smart Street lights for a smarter and safer community

Monday, Jul 08, 2013

Energy efficiency is one of the important strategies that is being implemented to try and keep pace with the growing demand for power in India, the third largest energy consumer country in the world.

Integrated Townships – The vision of wholesome living

Monday, Jun 03, 2013

Integrated township projects are gathering momentum in India. This concept is picking up among city dwellers, and home buyers are looking for a complete living experience.

Forbes Pro's World-Class Water Solutions & Zero Discharge Plants

Monday, Jun 03, 2013

The World population is increasing, and with it the energy consumption per head is rising continuously, mainly caused by industrial development.

Innovation and technology in bridge construction

Monday, May 06, 2013

Bridges are the backbones of any transportation and infrastructure project (railway/road). Ashoka Buildcon Ltd., traces the evolution of bridges over a thousand years up to present times.

Tribeca shares views in Residential & Commercial space

Monday, Apr 01, 2013

Tribeca – an exclusive India Representative to the Trump Organization. Mr. Kalpesh Mehta has rich exposure to domestic and international real estate markets, through his background in private equity and real estate development.

Revival of Private Investment is the key to India’s GDP Growth

Monday, Mar 04, 2013

First, by adhering to the fiscal targets, i.e by pegging the fiscal deficit for FY13 at 5.2 per cent of GDP and committing to a deficit of 4.8 per cent for FY14, FM has tried to solve the issue of rating downgrade by international rating agencies and give

Vision 2013 for Indian Real Estate Industry

Monday, Feb 11, 2013

Mumbai’s Real Estate Market Growth Rate is pretty fast comparing to other cities of the country.

Affordable housing in Mumbai A Dream that can come true

Monday, Feb 11, 2013

The mention of affordable housing in Mumbai appears a dream and a very improbable one to come true.

We See Great Potential For Steel Plates in Subsea Projects

Monday, Jan 07, 2013

We are happy that we have joined the ranks of a few global steel producers who can make this grade of steel plates. This has opened up a new market for us.

Significance For The Realty Industry To Achieve Industry Status

Monday, Dec 10, 2012

It is vital that the realty sector has to be granted an industry status.

Enhance the quality & life of a construction project with suitable, MULTI-PURPOSE PAINTS

Monday, Dec 10, 2012

Since traditional days, paints have always been known to enhance the beauty of a house with shades of colours applied over the walls.

Prefab structures A feasible model

Monday, Oct 08, 2012

The skilled labour crunch, increasing material & labour cost has put the Real Estate industry in flux. This has resulted in delay in construction as well as increased production and construction cost.

Technology available in the Solar sector

Monday, Sep 10, 2012

We firmly believe that the target will be achieved by 2017-18 and by 2020. Another 10 GW will be added making total to 30 GW by 2020.

Redevelopment is the next BIG THING

Monday, Sep 10, 2012

The Indian Realty business is now transitioning from the regular horizontal construction methodology by going vertical; hence redevelopment is the next big thing in Mumbai.

Housing Regulation and Development Bill

Monday, Aug 06, 2012

The economy of the country is not exactly rosy at the moment, and this has affected the Real estate sector as well. However, the sector is bound to gain momentum as the economy

Policy change will open up investment opportunities global retailers

Monday, Jul 09, 2012

The Retail Industry in India has undergone a transformation. It has transitioned from traditional stores to exclusive showrooms in the past few years.

CEPA is expected to boost India Canada bilateral trade

Monday, Jul 09, 2012

India and Canada have longstanding bilateral relationship based on shared democratic values, the multi-cultural, multiethnic and multi-religious nature of two societies and strong people-to-people contacts.

Latest novelty in the Ceramics industry

Monday, Jun 11, 2012

With rapid urbanization and substantial investments in Real estate development, India's demand for ceramic products is undoubtedly on the rise clocking in nearly 15 per cent of annualized growth over the last five years.

Maharashtra Budget aims to boost the infrastructure sector

Monday, Apr 09, 2012

Ajit Pawar, State Finance Minister has predicted that gross state domestic product will rise by 8.5 percent. Is it realistic? Comment.

Liberalization & its impact on the Cement industry

Monday, Mar 12, 2012

As of now, the industry looks forward to a revision of the high interest rates, rationalisation of imposed taxes, including excise and sales tax, and a series of confidence-building measures on the part of the government for sustained growth of the indust

Excess Capacities & Higher Input Costs

Monday, Mar 12, 2012

The long term growth story for the Indian Cement sector is positive, even if the country's GDP was to grow at a moderate seven per cent per annum.

Realty funds are better vehicles to invest in Real estate

Monday, Mar 12, 2012

The current standoff in Real estate markets due to global uncertainty, high interest scenario and flagging demand has put the investor in a fix.

FORECAST, Real Estate, 2012

Monday, Feb 13, 2012

Real estate sector plays an important role in the urbanisation of Tier II & Tier III cities. Today, it is on par with international standards in terms of technology, architecture & designing, materials used, and more

Healthy Demand for Realty Sector in 2012

Monday, Feb 13, 2012

Major driving factor for the Indian Realty sector is of course, the strong fundamentals of the country's economy, making it one of the fastest growing economies in the world.

Land Acquisition

Monday, Jan 09, 2012

Land acquisition is the act of acquiring land from private party for public purposes by a government in return for an agreed compensation.

Development of Ports

Monday, Jan 09, 2012

It is not healthy for the sectors or the country, to see projects ultimately fail, hence it is imperative that bid structures and competition are established to achieve cost effective pricing, but also pricing within a range that reasonably reflects the r

STRONGER GROWTH Predicted for ceramic tiles industry from 2012

Monday, Jan 09, 2012

The total world tile market is 8,515 million sq mtrs and out of that 65 per cent of the market is in Asia, which is growing at higher base in terms of production and consumption.

FDI hike in Retail

Monday, Dec 12, 2011

The Infant Industry Theory, a theory arguing that governments should play an active role in protecting fledgling domestic industries from competitors, is probably one of the reasons responsible for the deadlock in parliament over the opening up of the Ret

FDI in Multi-brand Retail to benefit Food Processing Industry in India

Monday, Dec 12, 2011

The Government of India intends to boost the food processing sector and thereby increase the processing level of perishable items, reduce wastage, increase value add and enhance the country's share in global food trade to 3 per cent from the current share

India's Roads & Highways: Current & Future Scenario

Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Over the last few years, the Indian economy has been in a phase of unparalleled growth of about 8-10 per cent per year, making it one of the fastest growing economies in the world.

A compelling case for sustaining INDIA'S GROWTH

Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Inadequate infrastructure poses a significant constraint on India's growth potential. India's poor infrastructure is in marked contrast to rest of Asia - there are congested roads / airports, long & frequent power cuts and strained capacity at ports.

Growing importance of Outward FDI

Monday, Sep 12, 2011

India has been traditionally a country that has looked to FDI for supporting its investment endeavours. Comparisons are made regularly with China on how their policies are relatively more supportive of such investment flows.

FDI Outflow from India

Monday, Sep 12, 2011

The FDI data suggest that in the recent years FDI outflow from India has increased steadily. Are the Indian companies fed up of the indifference? Is the Indian government showing this in their projex plans? Is this the reason they are looking for green pa

Wastewater Management in Commercial Buildings

Monday, Aug 08, 2011

With rising urbanization and industrialization, growing population and improving standard of living, water demand and consumption is increasing at a rapid rate.


Monday, Aug 08, 2011

As the National Water Policy of Govt. of India- Ministry of Water Resources puts it "Water which is already a scarce resource, will become even scarcer" and "non conventional methods of sourcing and utilization of water needs to be practiced."

Next revolution underway Solar Power

Monday, Jul 11, 2011

India is a power deficit country with almost 40 per cent of the population, which accounts for a huge half a billion people, having no or little access to electricity.

Solar - increasingly competitve than traditional sources

Monday, Jul 11, 2011

India is privileged to receive roundthe year solar radiation. According to Ernst and Young's renewable country attractive index, India is the second most attractive market on the solar index after the US. In India, the sector has seen important and much n

Instruments of Change

Monday, Jul 11, 2011

Chemtrols Solar is part of the 36-yearold Chemtrols Group, and offers services across the Solar Photovoltaic (PV) spectrum.

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