Developers turn to old housing societies for luxury home sites

Under the redevelopment model, a builder rebuilds an entire building or housing society after getting approvals from residents and regulatory bodies

http://www.livemint.com/Companies/Developers-turn-to-old-housing-societies-for-luxury-home-sit.html

JSW said to offer guarantees to fund Jindal Power plant purchase

JSW aims to reach an agreement by the end of March; initial consideration would be about Rs. 4,500 crore, with most to be settled through payment guarantees rather than cash

http://www.livemint.com/Companies/JSW-said-to-offer-guarantees-to-fund-Jindal-Power-plant-purc.html

Real estate bill set to ease home-buying process

The bill aims to make the sector transparent, give home buyers the advantage and, in turn, lift the market

http://www.livemint.com/Money/Real-estate-bill-set-to-ease-homebuying-process.html

Real estate bill set to ease home-buying processGlobal steelmakers may win reprieve as China exports set to slow

Exports from China, which accounts for about half of global output, surged to an all-time high last year as producers contended with sinking local prices and a glut of material

http://www.livemint.com/Industry/Global-steelmakers-may-win-reprieve-as-China-exports-set-to.html

Mega housing plan for Mumbai faces reality check

Delayed approvals, slow pace of land release may scupper the govt’s plans to build half a million affordable homes in the Mumbai metropolitan region by 2019

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/Mega-housing-plan-for-Mumbai-faces-reality-check.html

Government said to consider extending steel-import safeguard duty to 2018

The step may be limited to shipments that aren’t subject to minimum import prices

http://www.livemint.com/Industry/Govt-said-to-mull-extending-steelimport-safeguard-duty-to-2.html

Buying a home and developing properties get costlier in Mumbai

Govt. to hike RR rates by 8-10%; some relief expected in commercial belts.

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/buying-a-home-and-developing-operties-get-costlier-in-mumbai/#sthash.WSHSEZOy.dpuf

Mumbai: Realty firms, architects make suggestions for DCR

During the daylong meeting Thursday, the stakeholders suggested that an internal redressal system be set up in the BMC in case a building proposal is rejected the first time.

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/bmc-mumbai-realty-firms-architects-make-
suggestions-for-dcr/#sthash.KXJy8gPe.dpuf

Tata Steel explores outright sale of UK business

Steelmaker sees a bleak future for its already beleaguered UK operations given structural weakness in the global steel market

http://forbesindia.com/article/special/tata-steel-explores-outright-sale-of-uk
business/42809/1#ixzz44MtLDWLE

Affordable housing is at the core of sustainable development

With a focus on affordable housing, Budget 2016 has proposed incentives for both developers and first-time buyers

http://forbesindia.com/article/special/affordable-housing-is-at-the-core-of-sustainable-development/42733/1#ixzz44MvSVuJq

Brigade to build World Trade Centre in Chennai at cost of over Rs. 1,000 crore

Brigade Enterprises and Kansai Nerolac announced that the purchase of land and buildings at a consider of Rs 537.8 crore was done through a JV with GIC

http://realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/infrastructure/brigade-to-build-world-trade-centre-
in-chennai-at-cost-of-over-rs-1000-crore/51625541

Govt. Notifies rules to manage construction, demolition waste

New rules stipulate building permits will be given only after a waste management plan is provided to authorities

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/Govt-notifies-rules-to-manage-construction-demolition-waste.html

Centre announces new building by-laws for Delhi

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/todays-paper/tp-others/tp-states/centre-announces-new-building-bylaws-for-delhi/article8415091.ece

Corporate-backed fund houses see signs of revival in realty sector

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/todays-paper/tp-news/corporatebacked-fund-houses-see-signs-of-revival-in-realty-sector/article8397707.ece