Jan 14, 2015 04:58 PM IST
A cut in interest rates is round the corner, which should boost the demand for real estate. A government with the strong mandate has already initiated a series of reforms which should create a positive environment for growth.
- Dec 24, 2014 12:33 PM IST
An overview of what happened in real estate sector in 2014 and what to expect in 2015.
- Dec 17, 2014 11:33 AM IST
REIT can be an option to own a diversified real estate portfolio that can generate capital gains and stable income. However, it should not be assumed that REITs will result in the availability of an instant wealth-building instrument for investors.
- Nov 27, 2014 03:19 PM IST
With the government announcing its plans to build over 100 smart cities, smart city development is the next big opportunity for real estate manufacturers and investors
- Nov 19, 2014 10:14 PM IST
Experts believe hotel REITS are at least two years away, since the sector is not seeing a revival just yet.
- Nov 18, 2014 08:50 AM IST
In 2015, overall property markets are expected to continue edge further into recovery. There are several factors that can be considered as key drivers for the sector in 2015, such as easing pressure of downside risks for rupee and current account deficit, improving export.
- Oct 29, 2014 09:37 PM IST
Shishir Baijal CMD, Knight Frank India thinks this as a significant move by the government that would auger well for the cast starved industry.
- Oct 19, 2014 12:10 PM IST
Tax incentives are key to the success of Real Estate Investment Trusts (Reits) and Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs), a senior Sebi official has said.
- Sep 16, 2014 05:37 PM IST
The regulatory system should be framed in such a way that it ensures the best interest of the investor, the market and the economy, while also making the instrument attractive in terms of greater yield and less risk to entice domestic and foreign investors.
- Sep 04, 2014 06:14 PM IST
REITs will establish a new asset class, and being a quasi debt-equity instrument, be attractive for risk-averse investors get the twin benefits of yield as well as capital appreciation. For developers, it would improve property market transparency, smoothen volatile property cycles, and potentially lower the cost of capital.
- Aug 26, 2014 01:59 PM IST
Given the fact that REITs are an efficient way of raising capital and provide an easy exit route to investors, they can be well accepted by investors if provide better return than other asset class.
- Aug 22, 2014 07:16 PM IST
India has for the first time approved legislation allowing the creation of real-estate investment trusts (REITs), a long-awaited move that should result in greater stability for the real estate industry in the country.
- Jul 10, 2014 11:38 AM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said REITs would be given a tax pass-through status to avoid double taxation.
- Feb 15, 2014 07:04 PM IST
What is the status of the real estate regulatory bill? When will it be activated, and has the feedback that various industry stakeholders have given on it been considered and factored in?
- Jan 24, 2014 04:09 PM IST
REITs are an important ingredient of a more convincing revival for Indian real estate. While this progressive model of funding has been waiting in the wings for a long time, Sebi has in fact been aiming to see REITs launched in India in the 2104 budget.
- Dec 23, 2013 06:13 PM IST
Sebi board is also likely to discuss new insider trading norms suggested by Justice NK Sodhi and a proposal to allow real estate REITs in India in a move to attract more investments into the capital market
- Dec 06, 2013 06:55 PM IST
Bengaluru witnessed the highest level of announced investment value in 2013 at INR 1,979 crores (USD 317 million), an increase of 79% compared to the same period last year.
- Dec 02, 2013 03:43 PM IST
Buying an office or retail space is a huge investment, which is why commercial real estate has been traditionally seen as an asset class that only institutional investors or heavyweight HNIs could invest in. Many retail investors are now getting into the office real estate game.
- Oct 31, 2013 03:14 PM IST
REITs to make the realty sector in India Transparent and Accountable. Over the past two decades India‘s economy has fuelled the rapid growth of the Indian Realty Sector.
- Oct 10, 2013 11:14 PM IST
After about five years of releasing its first draft regulations for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), the capital market watchdog Sebi has moved a step forward today issuing draft guidelines to finally allow REITs in India. This is expected to pep up the cash strapped sector with the capital infusion in the form of REITs.
- Feb 08, 2013 04:48 PM IST
The budget for 2012-13 did not have much toofferfor Real Estate and without any stimulus it is not surprising that the difficult conditions in the sector escalated further.