Niranjan Hiranandani

Articles By Niranjan Hiranandani

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Creating ‘Value Offices’ key to the future of work in post-pandemic era

Project completions grew by 59% and net absorption increased by 63%, as compared to the quarter earlier. This momentum was sustained through Q4 2020 with a net absorption of 8.24 million sq ft, an increase of 52% when compare

The report, however, did not elaborate how much has the affordability improved in the region now.

Make smart cities sustainable, too

As cities become smart, there is a demand to focus on the ‘green’ aspects

Smart cities are built of smart homes.

A new reality for the realty sector

Data centres in the top eight cities occupy 7.5 mn sq ft; over the next 2-3 years, this could go up by another 10 mn sq ft

OECD, coronavirus, losses, arm's length

Reviving real estate–Slashing GST rates is key

For Indian real estate, the challenges of ‘restart’ have effectively ended up being a very different ball game from that the other segments of industry are in.

The pandemic and the series of lockdowns effectively deepened the challenges facing the sector over the past few years, with economic, taxation and industry reforms bringing in a paradigm shift.

Towards a faceless, fair and fearless tax system — a radical reform India needed

Since the last one year, the government has been undertaking several measures towards introducing a transparent and a hassle-free tax regime in the country. On these lines, the central government has reduced the corporate tax

With this new initiative, the government aims to widen the tax net from the current 15 million.

What Centre should do to revive real estate sector, explains Niranjan Hiranandani

The real estate sector holds potential to resurrect economic growth. The central government needs to ensure additional measures are introduced in the form of tax benefits and reduction in loan rates to revive this industry

The government then introduced GST to bring further reforms in the sector.

Budget 2020: Expect more global investment, says Niranjan Hiranandani

Budget 2020-21: The government’s fiscal deficit target would be 3.8% of GDP, a slippage of 0.5 percentage points due to lower-than-expected tax collections.

Infra funding 2.0: Long-term infrastructure bond market for the private sector is a must

The recent announcement of `102 lakh crore by the finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman was shot in arm for acceleration of mega infrastructure projects allocated across the various sectors like power, railways, urban irrigatio

IBC vs RERA: Should insolvency proceedings be the first option?

The IBC should not be the first resort for a lender for handling a default, given that there are other fora.

IBBI, Insolvency code, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, IBC, bankruptcy

Union Budget 2017: ‘Infrastructure status’ gives housing sector a lot to cheer about

The positive from this ‘infrastructure status’ means that developers can access foreign funds at a cheaper cost by way of debt; and it will be a ‘priority sector lending’ for banks

second home, rental income, income tax, arun jaitley, interest rate, loan

Union Budget 2017: After demonetisation, housing gets a lot to cheer about

The year 2016 was one with many challenges—from Brexit to Donald Trump getting elected as the President of the United States of America, the global economy definitely faced challenging times.

Budget 2016: Will result in positives for economy

For real estate, the three main plus points — removal of DDT from REITs, allowing 100% deduction on profits made by entities making affordable houses and increased HRA deduction are a good start

Budget 2016: Will result in positives for economy

Union Budget: An opportunity missed for realty

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley, in his Budget speech, has presented a growth-oriented Budget...

Union Budget: An opportunity missed for realty
Income Tax Calculator, Budget 2019, How to Calculate Income Tax


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