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    Kailash Babar

    Senior Assistant Editor, ET

    Have been writing, over nearly one and a half decade, about business, policy and human interest perspective on India’s rapidly changing real estate sector.

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    HDFC disburses over 50,000 PMAY home loans in 6 months including lockdown periodRealty developers seek Indian Railways’ support for migrant workers’ returnIL&FS eyes Rs 1,500 crore from sale of headquarters in MumbaiMaharashtra realty developers to pay reduced stamp duty for homebuyers
    Investment in REITs can offer higher returnsLooking beyond UK, Indians get homes in Singapore, Bangkok, DubaiInvestors looking for contrarian bets can buy stocks of realty developersLittle scope for IT firms' realty cost saving led by work-from-home: Report
    Strata raises Rs 140 crore to invest in three warehousing assetsMahindra Lifespace Developers to focus on land acquisition, project alliancesRealty developers’ body CREDAI MCHI aims to create one lakh new jobs in a yearMumbai adds highest data centre capacity in January-June: Report
    Mumbai property registration dips in August ahead of stamp duty reductionMaharashtra govt’s plan to reinvite bids for Dharavi project may hit legal hurdleReady apartments likely to see more traction in Maharashtra post stamp duty cutMaharashtra Govt mulls inviting fresh bids for Dharavi redevelopment project
    Phoenix Mills eyes acquisitions as malls' valuations turn attractive post Covid-19Maharashtra cuts stamp duty for deals until March end; Move likely to push realty demandLenders seek higher security, receivables cover for realty developers’ fundingGovt working actively to bring new norms to push affordable rental housing: Housing Secretary
    Phoenix Mills promoters sell 7.28% for Rs 833 croreBrookfield eyes RMZ Corp's assets worth Rs 12,000 crore across Chennai, BengaluruGovt plans commercial, residential development at Mumbai’s iconic CSMT stationPiramal Capital in talks with Apollo Global to raise $500 million
    Edelweiss ARC’s auction of DB Realty South Mumbai plot fails to get bidsRealtors see housing demand pick up with festive offers, stamp duty cutCanada's Ivanhoe Cambridge, Embassy Group in talks for office platform in IndiaGovt’s last-mile realty fund clears Rs 10,000 cr investment for 101 stressed projects
    Indian rental housing to see an uptick in two years led by govt reforms, reportIndiabulls Real Estate, Embassy Group finalize merger terms, share swapMerger Plan: Indiabulls Real Estate, Embassy to fix valuation, swap ratioSenior living projects' demand may rise amid COVID-19 uncertainties: Report
    Prime Global Cities Q2 Index sees 0.9% rise; Mumbai, Bengaluru, New Delhi rankings dip: ReportTata Realty plans to list 20-million-sq-ft commercial assets portfolio as REITMumbai SRA to grant project commencement approvals within 7 days of applicationTechnology to help realty developers face coronavirus-led challenges: Bain & Co
    Our investing theme in India remains IT across realty and PE: Christopher Heady, Blackstone GroupPirojsha Godrej to steer Godrej’s foray into financial services through Godrej Housing FinanceHSBC puts South Mumbai Horniman Circle commercial building on the blockEquinix expands into India with acquisition of GPX India data centers
    Blackstone set to acquire Rs 12,745 crore of Prestige assetsLumos Alternative Investment Advisors to raise Rs 300 crore realty stress fundSquare Yards Q1 results: Revenue up 13%; property transactions jump 82%Large deals bring real hope for ailing realty with a kickstart in leasing office spaces
    Monetary Policy: RBI's loan restructuring move to provide breather to real estateGodrej Properties to tap consolidation opportunities to grow market shareGodrej Properties Q1 results: Reports net loss of Rs 20 crore; booking volume up 85%Standard Chartered Bank’s subsidiary inks 1-million-sq-ft office lease in Chennai
    Top 8 Indian cities to add 10 million sq ft data centre space in next 2-3 years: ReportRealtors see next 6 months moderately better; current sentiments at lowest: SurveyMumbai property registration gathers pace, July collection at Rs 242 croreHousing Minister says open to 100% FDI in affordable rental accommodation projects
    Remote working finds increasing preference among employees globally, finds surveyMindspace Business Parks REIT issue response indicates robust rental yield demandMahindra Lifespace Developers Q1 results: Reports net loss of Rs 20 croreCovid-19 impact: Demand for rental accommodation in key cities starts easing
    More consumers keen on home ownership over renting despite COVID-19 challenges: SurveyOpportunities of mispriced assets to drive investor interest in Indian real estate: Roberto VersaceCovid19 Impact: Top 8 property markets see 5.4% decline in Q1 average pricesCovid19 Impact: Lower execution likely to hit construction companies’ Q1 performance
    Stock broker buys marquee bungalow in Kolkata for Rs 100 croreBrookfield gears up for $500-700 million realty trust issue, likely to be the third with such offeringBrookfield Asset Management gears up for $500-$700 million REIT offeringRoadblock in real estate recovery: Home-buying gets hit by weekend lockdowns
    Mindspace Business Parks REIT raises Rs 1,519 crore from 54 anchor investorsSunteck Realty inks pact to develop 50-acre in Vasai, eyes Rs 5,000 cr revenueGoogle's investment spree for more office space livens up real estate market in IndiaPeel-Works plans to grow warehousing space by six-fold to 5 lakh sq ft
    Guardians Real Estate Advisory buys office in ONE BKC, plans to shift head officeHiranandani Group's Yotta inks pact to set up 13-acre data center park in ChennaiMMRDA decides to allot Bandra-Kurla Complex land parcel to Indian Oil CorporationSpecial situation funds, NBFCs eye investment opportunities in stressed real estate
    Brookfield takes over Peninsula Land’s residential project in Mumbai’s BycullaMindspace REIT gets Rs 1,125 crore commitment from GIC, strategic investorsShipping major Maersk leases 1.4 lakh sq ft at Godrej Two in Mumbai's VikhroliLarge, organised realty developers better positioned to tackle Covid-19, says ICRA
    Embassy Group to merge 62 million sq ft realty assets with Indiabulls Real EstateAuto components bigwig Anurang Jain buys 2 South Mumbai apartments for Rs 100 croreCovid-19 exacerbates decline in residential real estate bookings, says India RatingsMorgan Stanley leases 1.1 million sq ft office space in Mumbai’s Goregaon suburb
    Dharavi residents plan to oppose fresh tenders for redevelopment projectNetflix signs deal with WeWork for Mumbai spaceMaharashtra govt, SBI to set up stress fund for stuck slum rehabilitation projectsBrookfield Properties leases 3.5 lakh sq office space at Equinox Business Park
    Cabinet nod for development of affordable rental housing complexes for urban migrants, poorOffice leasing slips 73% to 3.72 million sq ft in April-June: ReportFormer IndusInd MD Romesh Sobti buys two flats in Mumbai for Rs 76 croreCo-living companies explore revenue-share pacts
    India ranks 34 on Global Real Estate Transparency IndexNearly 50% of unsold residential inventory faces high execution riskRevenue share emerges as preferred structure for co-living operators, property ownersWelspun One Logistics plans to invest Rs 900 crore to develop warehousing park near Mumbai
    Covid19 Impact: Mall operators’ operating income to decline 45-60% in FY2021, says ICRACovid-19 impact: Private equity inflows into Indian real estate to taper downMaharashtra Real Estate Tribunal says booking amount forfeiture unfair due to inequitable, one-sided pactsGodrej Properties inks development pact for prime 5-acre plot in Worli
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