National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) has floated the third tender for the government's ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, with the invitation of bids for construction of civil and building works between Vadodara and Ahmedabad.
The upcoming Smart Urbanation by Smart Cities Council India, scheduled to be held in Bengaluru on September 24-25, will recognise and award highest citizen benefitting projects in the country. CW presents select best entries in various categories.
Logistics leasing in the country has recorded a growth of 31 per cent on a yearly basis, crossing 13 million sq ft, as per a CBRE South Asia report titled ‘India Industrial and Logistics Market View, H1 2019’. Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru accounted for more than 60 per cent of the leasing activity
Mumbai alone has about 5 lakh vacant houses, followed by Delhi and Bengaluru at 3 lakh, Pune and Ahmedabad at 2 lakh, Jaipur at 1.2 lakh, Hyderabad at 1 lakh, Kolkata at 80,000, Bhopal and Gurugram at 75,000, Lucknow at 65,000 and Ghaziabad at 55,000, as per the Knight Frank report.
Residential unit launches in H1 2019 increased by 21 per cent YoY to 0.11 mn units while sales grew by a steady 4 per cent YoY to 0.13 mn units. The residential market witnessed growth in supply as well as sales for the third consecutive half year period, both hitting their highest level since demonetisation during H2 2016