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Vienna world's best city to live; Hyderabad on top in India Vienna world's best city to live; Hyderabad on top in India

In the top-five positions globally, Vienna (Austria) is followed by Zurich (Switzerland), Auckland (New Zealand), Munich (Germany) and Vancouver (Canada).

Full List: World's 10 best places to live in Full List: World's 10 best places to live in

Vienna, a city of nearly 1.8 million people, is the world's best city, followed by Zurich, Auckland, Munich and Vancouver.

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Jumeirah Golf ties up with SPF Realty to sell projects Jumeirah Golf ties up with SPF Realty to sell projects

Dubai-based Jumeirah Golf Estates has tied up with SPF Realty, a brokerage, to sell properties to Indian investors.

DLF to launch new luxury property, likely to add Emporio and Promenade malls DLF to launch new luxury property, likely to add Emporio and Promenade malls

Real estate major DLF is all set to roll out a new luxury property, The Chanakya, and bring in brands such as Longchamp, Hunkemoller, G Star Raw, Juicy Couture, La Perla and Chanel Beauty to its Emporio and Promenade malls this year.

 

Property firm IndoSpace to invest $1 billion in India over 5 years Property firm IndoSpace to invest $1 billion in India over 5 years

Property developer IndoSpace, owned by India's Everstone Capital and US-based Realterm Global, said it will invest $1 billion in India over the next five years to expand its real estate development projects.

Affordable houses in less than Rs 5 lakh: Five things you want to know Affordable houses in less than Rs 5 lakh: Five things you want to know

The government plans to offer affordable houses below Rs 5 lakh.

Modi govt to provide affordable houses in less than Rs 5 lakh Modi govt to provide affordable houses in less than Rs 5 lakh

At a time when only one percent of India's population can afford a house above Rs 10 lakh, the Modi government is not only committed to building smart cities but also to offer affordable houses below Rs 5 lakh.

Soon, Delhiites to get more options to buy apartments in posh areas Soon, Delhiites to get more options to buy apartments in posh areas

With traditional colonies being developed into high rise apartments in posh areas, get ready for more homes in Delhi.

US keen to participate in all 100 Smart City projects US keen to participate in all 100 Smart City projects

US Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews, who is on a five-day visit to India, said that the US can be a "valuable partner" for India in providing sustainable solutions for Smart City initiative.

All set for opening of Kochi Smart City on February 20 All set for opening of Kochi Smart City on February 20

This signature IT project, coming up on 246 acres at Kochi, was first mooted in 2004 during the first term of Chandy but got delayed and it was only in 2014 that the construction of the first phase began. 

 

Union Budget 2016: Finance Minister may give LTCG tax concession for under construction property Union Budget 2016: Finance Minister may give LTCG tax concession for under construction property

The Finance Ministry may bring cheers to lakhs of home buyers in the country who are saddled with the double burden of house rent and high EMIs on home loans.

No 'political discrimination' in smart city selection: Centre No 'political discrimination' in smart city selection: Centre

Addressing the India Investment Summit, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu said the selection of 20 smart cities was made through competition, which was totally objective and transparent.

Bengaluru tops in Asia Pacific on commercial realty growth Bengaluru tops in Asia Pacific on commercial realty growth

Bengaluru is ranked first in the Asia Pacific region in terms of city's socio-economic growth and momentum in the commercial real estate space, according to property consultant JLL.

Over $150 billion investments required for smart cities: Study Over $150 billion investments required for smart cities: Study

The government recently announced the list of first 20 cities to be developed as 'smart cities' with Bhubaneswar topping the list followed by Pune, Jaipur, Surat, Kochi, Ahmedabad, Jabalpur, Vishakapatnam, Sholapur, Davangere, Indore, New Delhi, Coimbatore, Kakinada, Belagavi, Udaipur, Guwahati, Chennai, Ludhiana and Bhopal.

Gurgaon most attractive property destination in NCR Gurgaon most attractive property destination in NCR

Gurgaon has emerged as the most attractive destination for real estate investment in the national capital region, according to a survey by industry body PHDCCI.

 

India's first 20 Smart Cities: Features of Smart City! India's first 20 Smart Cities: Features of Smart City!

Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday announced the first list of 20 cities that will be developed to have basic infrastructure with a proposed investment of Rs 50,802 crore over the next five years.

Smart Cities will require huge fund mop-up via PPP: Experts Smart Cities will require huge fund mop-up via PPP: Experts

With the government naming 20 cities to be developed as 'Smart Cities', industry experts Wednesday said the project will require huge fund mobilization that could be brought about by public-private partnerships.

Housing sale down 4% in 8 cities in 2015; 6.9L units unsold Housing sale down 4% in 8 cities in 2015; 6.9L units unsold

Housing sales fell by 4 percent to 2,63,720 units last year, lowest since 2010, in the eight major cities of the country on account of demand slowdown in the real estate market despite interest rate cut by the RBI.

'Indians 3rd biggest investor in US realty market at $8 billion' 'Indians 3rd biggest investor in US realty market at $8 billion'

Indians are the third biggest international investor community with USD 8 billion investment in the US realty market after Canadians and Chinese, brokerage firm Sotheby's International Realty said Thursday.