Tag: Commercial

SBI Recovers Two Thousand Crore Rupees’ Bad Loan

State Bank of India is likely to report an improvement in its asset quality when it presents its first quarter results. According to top SBI sources, the bank has recovered bad loans worth around two thousand crore rupees during April-June 2008. Top SBI executives, when contacted, refused to comment. SBI managing director S K Bhattacharya […]

Realty Gloom Reflects Stock Price

The gloom over the realty sector is reflected in the stock prices of many companies. BSE Realty Index has been the worst performer so far in 2008, having shed more than 68.5% from its January peak. Analysts expect further erosion in valuations of realty stocks with the sector facing a slowdown, input costs rising, and […]

Hotmail Allies With Parsvnath

The famed Nano City project of Hotmail man Sabeer Bhatia, is all set to get a partner soon and that will be realtor Parsvnath Developers. As Sabeer arrives in India on July 10, final decisions will be taken about handing over 30-38% equity stake in the project to Parsvnath Developers. A senior official of Nanocity […]

Realty Is Facing A Major Cash Crunch

Land prices in the national capital region (NCR), Mumbai suburbs, Bangalore and Hyderabad have corrected by up to 25% as property developers slow down their land purchases. Poor sales and lower availability of credit at higher cost have prompted property developers to end the mad rush to acquire land. Some of the developers have even […]

Housing Loan Growth Rate Drops By More Than Half

With interest rates remaining high and real estate prices yet to show any decline, the growth in demand for housing loans is on the decline. The growth in housing loans, which was 25.8% (Rs 46,019 crore) during the period ended February 16, 2007, has declined to 12% (Rs 26,930 crore) during the period ended February […]

Deutsche Bank Arm Views Scope In Realty

Just when it seems that the realty run is almost over, a Deutsche Bank arm has announced an investment of over $1 billion over the next three years in the Indian real estate sector. RREEF Alternate Investments, the global alternate investment management business of Deutsche Bank, today announced that it would invest over $1 billion […]

Akruti Plans Foray In Middle East, Other Indian Cities

Real estate firm Akruti City Ltd plans to make its first international foray in the Middle East later this year, with projects in both residential and commercial segments. Mr.Vyomesh Shah Managing Director of Akruti said, “We had sent our team to study the Middle East market and they came back with very encouraging growth prospects”.