Bengaluru among 10 cities to attract maximum cross-border investments in APAC: CBRE

India was among the top five preferred markets in APAC with the launch of the first Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) and the resulting improved market transparency, the consultant said in its Asia Pacific Investor Intention Survey 2019.

Jun 19, 2019, 16:25 PM IST

Blackstone-Embassy to launch India's first REIT on Mar 18 to raise up to Rs 4,750 cr

Embassy Office Parks, joint venture of Blackstone and Embassy, has entered into unit subscription agreements with strategic investors to allot them 2,92,08,800 units for Rs 876.3 crore.

Mar 13, 2019, 10:50 AM IST

All you want to know about REITs and its types

Before exploring the reasons to invest in REITs, let us first understand the basics of REIT and its types.

Jan 26, 2018, 11:05 AM IST

Allowing InvITs, REITs to issue debt securities positive: ICRA

This amendment would also lead to tax efficiencies as the InvITs/REITs can now issue bonds at a lower cost and lend to SPVs with some margins.

Sep 19, 2017, 18:58 PM IST

Sebi allows REITs, InvITs to raise funds via bonds

Sebi's board has approved amendment to REITs and InvITs regulations in order to facilitate growth of such trusts, the regulator said in a statement after its board meeting.

Sep 18, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

MFs plan schemes to cash in on housing for all mission

Mutual fund houses plan to come up with special schemes focused on the housing sector that is expecting a big boost from the Centre's 'Housing for All by 2022' mission.

Jun 04, 2017, 17:33 PM IST

Pension fund now has more investment options with InvITs

Pension fund managers will now have more investment options, with InvITs finally becoming a reality after two years and REITs in the offing.

May 21, 2017, 15:39 PM IST

Govt exempts InvITs from acceptance of deposit norms

Infrastructure Investment Trusts have been exempted from the ambit of acceptance of deposit rules under the companies law, a move that is expected to ease the compliance requirements for the investment vehicle.

May 14, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

Decision to keep repo rate unchanged will improve financial system: Arundhati Bhattacharya

The RBI policy to keep the repo rate on hold was on expected lines, even though the reverse repo rate was hiked to six percent.

Apr 06, 2017, 18:37 PM IST

Centre to notify rules of the Real Estate Act soon

The Centre will notify the rules of the Real Estate Act soon, moving another step toward operationalising the legislation which seeks to regulate the housing sector, bring transparency and help protect consumer interests.

Oct 09, 2016, 17:29 PM IST

PE inflows in real estate up 33% at Rs 5,193 crore in January-June

 Private equity inflows in realty sector rose by 33 percent to Rs 5,193 crore in the first half of 2016 on improved investment climate following reforms like real estate regulatory law, ease in FDI rules and introduction of REITs, according to property consultant JLL.

Aug 23, 2016, 16:25 PM IST

Housing sales decline 2.2% to 1.58 lakh units in FY16

Housing sales fell 2.2 percent to 1.58 lakh units in seven major cities last fiscal, but the market is expected to improve by next March on the back of lower interest rates and fall in prices, says a report.

Jun 26, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

NSE pitches for new investment products, bullish on ETFs

Pitching for new products to attract more investors to stock markets, leading exchange NSE has said there is a need for tailor-made instruments for different kinds of people and 'one vanila' cannot serve all

Mar 20, 2016, 14:29 PM IST

USD 15-20 billion of commercial space eligible for REITs in 2-3 years

As per a KPMG survey, around 80-100 million square feet of commercial space worth USD 15-20 billion would be eligible for Real Estate Investment Trusts in the next 2-3 years.

Oct 11, 2015, 13:57 PM IST

DLF to launch Rs 3,600 cr CMBS issue in next two months

India's largest realty firm DLF is likely to raise about Rs 3,600 crore this quarter through the issue of securities, backed by its IT-SEZ, as part of strategy to replace costlier debt.

May 04, 2015, 17:47 PM IST

Govt gives relief for REITs, InVITs on Minimum Alternate Tax

The government Thursday said minimum alternate tax would be applicable on the real estate and infrastructure investment trusts only when there is actual transfer of their units.

Apr 30, 2015, 23:30 PM IST

Realty sector seeks more tax sops on REITs

To ensure success of newly created REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) structure, property developers and consultants have sought more tax incentives in the upcoming union budget on investments through this route.

Feb 04, 2015, 17:21 PM IST

REITs will be 'booster rocket' for investments: JLL India chief

The real estate investment trusts will be a "booster rocket" for investments coming into the country and realty players are awaiting more clarity on the proposed new instrument, according to JLL India's Chairman and Country Head Anuj Hari.

Jan 23, 2015, 16:49 PM IST

Real estate biz accounts for major chunk of black money: ICAI

When it comes to flow of black money, real estate business accounts for a major chunk of of such illicit funds, accounting regulator ICAI has told the government while seeking urgent steps to check this menace.

Dec 05, 2014, 21:50 PM IST

Indian realty market sees $4.5 bn investment during Jan-Sep:CBRE

Country's real estate market attracted investments worth nearly USD 4.5 billion during the January-September period this year, with Mumbai receiving a significant part of it, says a report.

Dec 04, 2014, 20:42 PM IST