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Noida, once projected as the largest industrial town in Asia, is today one of the best location for residential purpose too in the Delhi-NCR region. It is also emerged as the gateway to the investors in Uttar Pradesh. New Okhla Industrial Development Authority, or better known as Noida only, was developed in the 1970s as a modern industrial city under the UP Industrial Area Development Act, 1976.
Confusing it may sound, but a project called Delhi One has been launched in Noida by the trend setter of green building concept in India The 3C Company. This mega mixed-use project incorporating residential, commercial, retail and hospitality zones is spread across 12.5 acres at Sector 16-B, Noida.
The Gurgaon-based real estate developer, Orris Infrastructure, has launched a new age commercial complex ‘Business Square’ in Sector 82A, New Gurgaon. The project, which is spread over an area of 9.5 acres, has three towers that will offer office space and also includes a convention centre, 5-star and business hotel, according to the company.
The Faridabad property market has started showing signs of recovery very fast. The pace of recovery in the Faridabad has been witnessing a quiet revolution over the past six months. Real estate prices, which had plummeted post 2008 and then plateaued at Rs 20,000-25,000 per square yard last year, have suddenly shot up by 30-40%.
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.
Kolkata is fundamentally a Tier II city, and its real estate market is not as volatile as those of the primary cities. Because of this, Kolkata’s residential property sector was not as seriously impacted by the nationwide slump in the real estate market as cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Pune or Hyderabad.
The final 2010 edition of Global Market Perspective provides our view on the likely shape of commercial real estate markets across the globe in 2011. Over the next 12 months we expect to see a much greater divergence in real estate activity and performance.
Naturally, the IT industry is not comfortable with seeing the STPI scheme go. It was slated for expiry in 2009, but the industry managed to wangle two extensions for it. The Government has provided an alternative in the form of Special Economic Zones.