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18 Feb 2017

Rent reimbursement plan

18 Feb 2017 | 12:46 AM

Supertech Limited, India’s leading real estate developer, recently launched a ‘Rent reimbursement plan’ (RRP) under which all bookings made during the limited period offer will be entitled to a monthly reimbursement towards rental expenses.

Add colour outdoors

18 Feb 2017 | 12:46 AM

There has been a sea change in the outdoor furniture trends over the past few years.

Ornamental value of fruit trees

18 Feb 2017 | 12:46 AM

A beautiful garden is admired by everyone.

Complement spring

18 Feb 2017 | 12:46 AM

Let bursts of bright colours, lively patterns and floral motifs breathe new life in your home décor to welcome the glory of spring season.

11 Feb 2017

Bricks to blocks — Changing paradigm of construction

11 Feb 2017 | 12:42 AM

Advent of many new materials has brought significant changes in the concept of residential buildings in India.

Garden chic

11 Feb 2017 | 12:42 AM

Earthly Creations has launched its kitchen gardening collection recently.

Taking up the challenge

11 Feb 2017 | 12:42 AM

Life of marketers in the real estate sector has changed drastically post November 8, fighting against an unprecedented scale of demonetisation which has taken away 86 per cent of the total cash supply out of the system.

RBI status quo leaves a trail of disappointment

11 Feb 2017 | 12:42 AM

The hopes of home loan rates going down further are going to remain unfulfilled for the moment as the RBI decided to maintain status quo on key lending rates in third bi-monthly monetary policy review earlier this week.

04 Feb 2017

Making a mark with quality service

04 Feb 2017 | 1:10 AM

Facilities management (FM) is a field that has a strategic role to play in the experience of the end user of buildings and facilities.

Give me red!

04 Feb 2017 | 1:10 AM

If you want to paint your garden red during winters grow Clerodendrum splendens.

Cutting edge cacti

04 Feb 2017 | 1:10 AM

Cacti are not merely desert plants having sharp and painful spikes as is generally thought of, they are perhaps the most unique ornamental plants for decorating homes and gardens.

28 Jan 2017

NGT’s power to exempt realty projects challenged

28 Jan 2017 | 1:24 AM

The Environment Ministry has challenged the jurisdiction of National Green Tribunal to take a decision on its recent notification exempting real estate projects from obtaining prior environmental clearance.

Retail investment touches $700 m mark

28 Jan 2017 | 1:24 AM

The retail segment in the real estate sector attracted an investment of over $700 million last year and inflow from private equity firms and wealth funds could rise by up to 20 per cent in 2017, according to property consultant CBRE.

Setting trends for children’s room

28 Jan 2017 | 1:24 AM

1 Soft colours: From the walls of the room to the crib and study table, there is a trend of light, soft, gender-neutral pastel colours.

The awning glory

28 Jan 2017 | 1:24 AM

Every problem has a solution.

Colours, shapes & styles you should look out for

28 Jan 2017 | 1:24 AM

PRASOON SHRIVASTAVA:2017 will be ruled by quality over quantity and functionality over aesthetics.

21 Jan 2017

Hot pursuits of cold days

21 Jan 2017 | 12:41 AM

The intensity of cold as well as the duration of winters may have reduced oflate, but that doesn’t mean that the effect of cold weather on your garden and plants will be less in any way.

Irregular plots have negative energy

21 Jan 2017 | 12:41 AM

One of the main reasons of Vaastu defect of a plot is its shape. As per Vaastu Shastra plots that are square or rectangle (in the ratio 1:2 & all sides at 90 degrees), circular (only if the construction is also circular), are the best ones.

Fuel to fire your imaginiation

21 Jan 2017 | 12:41 AM

A fireplace is a functional design element that has the ability to transform the appeal of a living room dramatically. Why? Fireplaces all over the world evoke feelings of homeliness, family and friends, stories told, stories shared amid peals of carefree laughter.

14 Jan 2017

Eco-friendly and pocket-friendly frames

14 Jan 2017 | 12:26 AM

The frames of doors and windows are generally made from wood as it is easily available and can be prepared in any shape, size with decent appearance.

Wood flooring trends to watchout for

14 Jan 2017 | 12:26 AM

Vintage style: Old is new again and one of the strongest trends in hardwood flooring continues to be the move toward more authentic-looking wood.

Functional and elegant

14 Jan 2017 | 12:26 AM

Though a studio apartment is all about functionality, it doesn’t mean that there is less or no scope for decor and design elements in these.

Gurugram’s realty drivers

14 Jan 2017 | 12:26 AM

Several new far reaching initiatives taken and the ones in the pipeline are likely to change the face of real estate and infrastructure landscape of Gurugram in the months to come.

Residential Slow; Office Steady

14 Jan 2017 | 12:26 AM

The tottering Indian realty sector seems to be unaffected by the New Year positivity so far, as apprehensive investors are still reluctant to venture into the realty space. The end users, too, are in wait-and-watch mode in the hope of bigger sops in the forthcoming budget.

HUDA allows first floor for booths

14 Jan 2017 | 12:26 AM

The Haryana Government has accepted a longstanding demand of people by allowing construction of first floor on market booths of Haryana Urban Development Authority.

07 Jan 2017

ChatBot to help design interiors

07 Jan 2017 | 12:48 AM

Helpmebuild has launched its first-of-its-kind FB Chatbot in order to tap the untouched market of interior designing and architectures with the user’s query and train the bot and systems for future innovation in the decor industry.

Pruning glory

07 Jan 2017 | 12:48 AM

Trees and shrubs flourish unattended quite well in and around the garden, but a gardener's personal and customised care will definitely shape them well and contribute towards their health and beautification.

Cement sector to take growth hit from cash recall

07 Jan 2017 | 12:48 AM

Demonetisation is likely to pull down growth of the cement sector this fiscal to 4 per cent and may impact the debt level of small and medium producing firms, says a report.

Setting the TONE for 2017

07 Jan 2017 | 12:48 AM

Unlike fashion that changes with each season, interior trends have a much longer gestation period.

Hopes of a sunny 2017 rise high as loan rates fall

07 Jan 2017 | 12:48 AM

After a grim end to 2016 the realty sector in the country entered the New Year on a sunny note.

31 Dec 2016

India's First All- Steel Residential Building

31 Dec 2016 | 12:46 AM

Kolkata hogged the limelight in 2016, with the construction of an all- steel building.

Bigger India Footprints

31 Dec 2016 | 12:46 AM

K.P SINGH:The election of property tycoon, Donald Trump as the new President of America, may well herald the beginning of a new era of larger footprint of Trump brand on Indian real estate, especially after the group’s recent tie-up with Gurgaon-based developer, Ireo for an office complex and with M3M for a residential project.

DLF Loses Land Battle

31 Dec 2016 | 12:46 AM

Leading real estate developer, DLF got a major setback this year as the Punjab & Haryana High Court directed the developer to return 11 acre of prime land in DLF5 to the concerned RWA.

Voices: the year that was

31 Dec 2016 | 12:46 AM

Demonetisation and the new regulations for the real estate sector may have briefly halted the march, especially of the residential property market but in the long run these will help the sector grow in a much more evolved manner.

Joint Developments

31 Dec 2016 | 12:46 AM

Land acquisition by developers over the past one year or so, hit roadblock as debt-ridden developers found themselves cash-strapped amidst sales slump, to buy land for new projects, especially for large land parcels.

A year of churning

31 Dec 2016 | 12:46 AM

The real estate sector that faced turbulent times this year, is staring at another challenging year ahead, following disruption caused by reforms like Real Estate Regulation Act (RERA) and demonetisation.