May 22, 2015 04:43 PM
With the Modi regime completing one year in office on May 26, the author speaks to experts to track what was done for real estate. 1. No concrete policy changes The Modi government has taken several initiatives, the outcomes of which will be seen onl
May 22, 2015 05:20 PM
A city’s design should utilise public spaces to the maximum. M. Soundariya Preetha speaks to Niels Schoenfelder of Mancini Design Imagine a city’s commercial area. The footpaths on either side of the road have trees, vendors, junction boxes,
May 22, 2015 05:50 PM
Hunt is on for an ideal place for developing an energy-efficient panchayat as a model for the State, reports K. A. Martin The Kerala State Planning Board and Energy Management Centre (EMC) have joined hands to develop an energy-efficient panchayat as a m
May 22, 2015 05:49 PM
Much money and time may be saved if land acquisition for development projects is done through the TDR (Transferable Development Rights) route, says M.L. Mahesh The selling prices of residential flats and villas have almost doubled in the last five years
May 22, 2015 05:49 PM
The belief that walls and roofs should be solid for long lasting strength is a myth. Come summer and many of us pull out our old mud water pots and tell the kids its better to drink pot water than fridge water. Why? The mud insulates it from heat and ...
May 22, 2015 05:47 PM
The real estate sector may face some shake-up when the new Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill 2015 becomes law. The news item relating to the introduction of the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha on May 13, t
May 22, 2015 05:46 PM
Choosing floating rate is the best option in the current situation, says Balaji Rao Although we realise that signs are not conducive for a rate cut, one would still hope for a slash that would help spur further economic growth. Even the Finance Minister
May 22, 2015 05:45 PM
Large developments should have water treatment facility, conservation measures and more. The city sprawls on all sides, particularly on the roads that lead out of it. The era of urbanisation is well and truly upon us but it is also an era of real estate
May 22, 2015 05:44 PM
The current pattern of logistics of collection, transportation and dumping is flawed and a paradigm shift is needed. Management of Bengaluru’s municipal solid waste (MSW) would require an entire paradigm shift, if the charm of the erstwhile &#8216
May 22, 2015 05:43 PM
The GHMC is embarking on a Strategic Road Development Plan (SRDP) – a Rs.1, 267-crore initiative that aims at easing traffic flow and creating facilities for pedestrians The great news for Hyderabadis is that the GHMC is embarking on a Strategic Ro
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