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India is one of the fastest growing real-estate markets in the world. It is not only attracting domestic real-estate developers but also the foreign investors; particularly, the Non Resident Indian (NRI) investments in India have a bulk of their share in the Indian housing market. According to the report, "Indian Housing Sector Outlook 2020", a growing urbanization, government initiatives and infrastructure development are together contributing towards growing aspirations of Indian consumers. These factors have led to a mind-shift of the Indian consumers to own a house which is driving the growth in the Indian housing segment at a CAGR of around 28% from 2015-2020.
Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) President Geraldine Howley has pledged to focus on attracting new talent into housing during her year in office. Geraldine, who started her career as a temporary receptionist, is now chief executive at Bradford-based housing group Incommunities
Housing organisations are signing up to improve the diversity of their leadership. The Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) Presidential Commission on leadership and diversity is making a series of challenges to the sector in its final report, which is being launched tomorrow (Thursday 25 June) at Housing 2015, CIH’s annual conference in Manchester.
Speaking today (Tuesday 23 June) at Housing 2015, CIH’s annual conference and exhibition in Manchester, Terrie Alafat said she is aiming to make the voice of housing professionals heard so that their experience is taken into account
Embracing “good” density should be a priority for cities, according to Density: Drivers, Dividends and Debates, a new report published by the Urban Land Institute (ULI). The report makes the case for investing in density and offers an agenda for advocacy, demonstration, and public education on density issues.
Balfour Beatty US has been honoured with the buildingSMART Hong KongInternational BIM Award 2015 in the “Best BIM Application in Education” project category. The awards program recognises outstanding performance and project team excellence with the use of building information modeling (BIM) technology in problem solving, decision making, productivity, and operation management.buildingSMART is an international organisation developing and maintaining open international standards for BIM.
Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company, today announced the opening of the 144-room Wyndham Costa del Sol Lima, the seventh property to open in the country under the company’s upscale Wyndham Hotel and Resorts® brand with local partner Costa del Sol, bringing the brand’s room count to more than 800 rooms
Mr Lewis today (18 June 2015) said the figures show Help to Buy is an important part of the government’s efforts to ensure anyone that works hard and aspires to own their own home has the opportunity to do so. Since the launch of the schemes, over 100,000 people have used the Help to Buy equity loan, mortgage guarantee and NewBuy schemes at a fraction of the deposit they would normally require.
A new 10-bed licensed care home for individuals with mental health challenges has officially opened, providing important rehabilitative services to men and women living on the North Shore. The Province provided approximately $1.5 million in long-term financing for the project, and will provide annual operating funding of more than $68,000
GRESB, the leading standard for sustainability performance measurement and benchmarking in the real estate industry, today released Green Bond Guidelines for the Real Estate Sector.
Canamax Announces Strategic Montney Oil Focused Acquisition further Consolidating its Greater Grimshaw Area
Canamax Energy Ltd. (“Canamax” or the “Company”) (TSXV:CAC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding purchase and sale agreement with an intermediate oil and gas company to acquire certain assets in Alberta (the “Acquisition”) for cash consideration of $24.0 million, subject to customary closing adjustments.
The Governments of Canada and B.C. officially announced today the purchase of 21 rental apartments in Richmond to ensure individuals and families with low to moderate incomes have more access to affordable rental housing
Balfour Beatty, through its Crossrail joint venture BBMV, has worked with homelessness charity Providence Row to deliver an innovative new rooftop garden aimed at supporting local homeless people in East London.
Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest and most diverse hotel company, today announced the continued expansion of its portfolio in New Zealand with the signing of a franchise agreement for the four-star Ramada Suites Auckland Federal Street, located in the heart of Auckland’s central business district (CBD)
“We will begin building the first 100 permanent homes in the heavily damaged district of Kavre in the next two weeks,” said Rick Hathaway, Asia-Pacific vice president, Habitat for Humanity. “This is just a first step. In the coming months, subject to securing funding, we aim to rebuild thousands of homes in Nepal.”