GST to make steel sector more organized
Steel industry says with the goods and services tax (GST) rollout unorganized players in the sector will have to move to organized form of doing business
http://www.livemint.com/Industry/W5WkXu6ihF9Hgy7oLfWeFJ/GST-to-make-steel-sector-more-organized.html

 RERA likely to impact performance of developers in FY18: ICRA
ICRA says RERA in the short-term may pose challenges for developers, but in the long term it is expected to increase customer confidence and improve demand prospects
http://www.livemint.com/Money/hXlGNOUuIlUhiRQZ9IifEI/RERA-likely-to-impact-performance-of-developers-in-FY18-ICR.html

Land deals pick up pace amid falling prices, rising distress
Delhi NCR, where land values have dropped by 30-40%, may be the worst impacted by the real estate slowdown, but that hasn’t deterred buyers
http://www.livemint.com/Companies/qu0yuyizI25pZOjVVe10HM/Land-deals-pick-up-pace-amid-falling-prices-rising-distress.html

CPPIB is top real estate investor in India in the first half of 2017
Canadian pension fund CPPIB entered into two real estate deals worth $750 million
http://www.livemint.com/Companies/PPOggG97LoMDemWJLYlV3I/CPPIB-is-top-real-estate-investor-in-India-in-the-first-half.html

Cement prices to rise 6% YoY: ICICI Securities report
ICICI Securities report says average cement prices are likely to be up 6% YoY and 7% QoQ, led by the western region where prices are likely to be up 10% YoY and 15% QoQ
http://www.livemint.com/Cement-prices-to-rise-6-YoY

Does a renovated NHB Residex help homebuyers?
The Residex index is now more current and user friendly, but is that enough to make it appealing and more relevant for all?
http://www.livemint.com/Money/uGjxpnLRbpywaXUh9WC9dO/Does-a-renovated-NHB-Residex-help-homebuyers.html

Residential property developers may attract bigger chunk of equity capital
Residential property developers are finding a larger chunk of equity capital coming their way as private equity funds are loosening purse strings after four years
http://www.livemint.com/Companies/WX2hQwHYEZLIEh8j2Ac4JI/Residential-property-developers-may-attract-bigger-chunk-of.html

Will real estate development management model take a hit under RERA?
Stringent partnership rule under RERA is likely to disrupt development management (DM) strategy of real estate developers
http://www.livemint.com/Companies/y5CPxfPSuk4sPBI97NQkON/Will-real-estate-development-management-model-take-a-hit-und.html

Steel stocks at highest in years, thanks to China
Demand in China, which produces half the world’s steel, has been surprisingly strong this year and the country closed some plants to ease a glut that had spread across the globe
http://www.livemint.com/Home-Page/MOIK04Onv2BitNgBd624lL/Steel-stocks-at-highest-in-years-thanks-to-China.html

 Realty sector sees ₹16,000-crore investment in first half of fiscal
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/real-estate/realty-sector-sees-16000crore-investment-in-first-half-of-fiscal/article9781744.ece

TN to unveil new housing policy
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/national/tn-to-unveil-new-housing-policy/article9750722.ece

Demand for green buildings grows as health, environmental concerns rise
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/real-estate/demand-for-green-buildings-grows-as-health-environmental-concerns-rise/article9750728.ece

Building permits in TN set to go online
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/real-estate/building-permits-in-tn-set-to-go-online/article9747224.ece

Home buyers should avoid projects nearing completion to escape higher EMI burden
http://premium.thehindubusinessline.com/portfolio/news-analysis/home-buyers-should-avoid-projects-nearing-completion-to-escape-higher-emi-burden/article9749053.ece

India can produce 300 mt of steel by 2030: Experts
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/national/india-can-produce-300-mt-of-steel-by-2030-experts/article9783300.ece

ICRA, IIFCL launch rating system for infra projects
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/money-and-banking/icra-iifcl-launch-rating-system-for-infra-projects/article9779068.ece

Structured debt transactions in real estate slow down
http://realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/industry/structured-debt-transactions-in-real-estate-slow-down/59695381

Affordable housing set to grow by 30%: Report
http://realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/residential/affordable-housing-set-to-grow-by-30/59591886

Tamil Nadu to create RERA-like rent authority under act
http://realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/regulatory/tamil-nadu-to-create-rera-like-rent-authority-under-act/59603791

Cement sector set to be positively impacted by GST: Fitch
http://realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/allied-industries/cement-sector-set-to-be-positively-impacted-by-gst-fitch/59647630

NHB examining relaxing NPA classification limit beyond 90 days
http://realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/regulatory/nhb-examining-relaxing-npa-classification-limit

No GST on housing society RWA with Rs 5000 per month subscription
http://zeenews.india.com/real-estate/no-gst-on-housing-society-rwa-with-rs-5000-per-month-subscription-2023608.html

Residential launches decline 41% in H1 2017: Survey
http://zeenews.india.com/real-estate/residential-launches-decline-41-in-h1-2017-survey-2021419.html

NHB to come out with notification on LTV ratio shortly
http://zeenews.india.com/real-estate/nhb-to-come-out-with-notification-on-ltv-ratio-shortly-2020785.html

Builders ignoring RERA will face action: Tamil Nadu government
http://realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/regulatory/builders-ignoring-rera-will-face-action-tamil-nadu-government/59801368

Tamil Nadu government plans new cess, flat prices may go up
http://realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/regulatory/tamil-nadu-government-plans-new-cess-flat-prices-may-go-up/59784044

GST incentivises investments in SEZs: Official
http://realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/industry/gst-incentivises-investments-in-sezs-official/59784160

Architects in Kerala to be penalised in case of violation of building rules
http://realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/regulatory/architects-in-kerala-to-be-penalised-in-case-of-violation-of-building-rules/59818534

Overseas investment in Indian real estate surges
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/real-estate/overseas-investment-in-indian-real-estate-surges/article9786702.ece

Green buildings footprint to triple in India by 2020: Mahesh Ramanujam, CEO, GBCI
http://realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/industry/green-buildings-footprint-to-triple-in-india-by-2020-ramanujam-ceo-gbci/59576022

Digging up Demand
http://www.constructionweekonline.in/digging-up-demand/