In our continued spotlight on project delays, we look at the Hubtown Greenwoods project in Thane, Mumbai. Consisting of 6 wings, the project was launched in 2009 with delivery promised between 2011 and 2014 as the phases were completed. But cut to 2016 and it is clear that the project is a long way away
Tucked away on the outskirts of North Chennai is Ponneri, a small town with a population of nearly 6 lakhs. While it may seem like a sleepy little town, Ponneri is set for a radical transformation, with the state government planning a smart city here. We list 5 reasons why Ponneri should be on your
When you move into your new house, I’m sure that you do not expect the walls to show cracks and the cement to chip off within 3 to 4 years. Well, that is exactly what has happened in most of the 3000-plus flats built by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) across different parts of Delhi.
With land in short supply; redevelopment is the only option for Mumbai to grow. But what happens when redevelopment projects go wrong? Redevelopment Projects Turn Deathtraps In the middle of the bustling market area of Dadar, stand the under-construction Chapra building. The walls are not completely done, the stairways are unfinished and the building itself
Home buyers are going through hard times, especially in Delhi/NCR where almost every other housing project is facing delays. Having invested their life’s savings into the project – buyers are frantic to either get their homes delivered or get their money back. However, developers have so far been unwilling or unable to do anything about
Unfair business practices by developers in India are not uncommon. In fact, almost every other day sees cases where builders are caught hiking prices, reneging on promised deadlines and even giving possession of flats without all necessary approvals. But that free rein may soon be over – at least in Noida. The Greater Noida Authority
In a landmark verdict on the 4th of May, the National Green Tribunal quashed the environmental clearances of 2 well known developers in Bengaluru. Both Mantri Techzone Pvt Ltd and Coremind Software Services (developed by the Salarpuria Sattva group) were slapped with a penalty of Rs 117.35 Crores and Rs 13.5 Crores respectively. The NGT