Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has urged the real estate sector to be sensitive to the purchasing power of the poor while pricing their housing units. Speaking at the 10th national convention of the Confederation of Real Estate developers” Association of India (CREDAI) in New Delhi on Dec 16, Mukherjee also called for greater integrity in development, construction and marketing or real estate business.
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In a decisive display of undisputed market leadership, international property consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle India swept up all four awards in the IPC segment at the Property World Awards function on December 15, 2010. The star-studded event took place at the Hotel ITC Maratha in Mumbai.
The 10th National Convention (NATCON) of Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association of India (CREDAI) is being held in New Delhi, Dec 16-17, and the focus this year is on the affordable housing. The convention will be attended by more than 600 leading real estate developers, heads of financial institutions, fund managers, bankers, state & central government representatives, realty professionals and international experts. The convention will highlight the areas of concern in providing affordable housing to meet the growing need of creating inclusive development in the sector.
Construction and real estate development company Panchshil Realty has roped in internationally acclaimed design company, Yoo Design Studio, to design ‘Yoopune’, a residential project that is coming up in Pune. For Yoo, a company promoted by Philippe Starck and John Hitchcox, a renowned property entrepreneur, it is the debut project in India.
The Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association of India has expressed concern over “painting” the ‘loan-for-bribe’ as a scam. It says such negative projection would lead to drastic reduction in credit for real estate companies.