Real Estate at the Crossroads: What are the Expectations in 2020?

real estate in 2020

Over the past decade, India’s real estate sector is undergoing radical transformations in terms of policy reforms, technological advancements, buyer-centric structural changes, and market consolidation — which have all been instrumental in reshaping the sector, increasing transparency and customer confidence. Additionally, the government’s Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana — the world’s largest housing program — aiming to […]

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Rash Behari Avenue: The Quintessential Bengali’s Shopping Street and More

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On a lazy afternoon, Sudeepa, a non-resident Bengali, having made London her home for a decade now, is anxiously waiting for the phone to ring. Rini had promised to come by for a shopping trip to Gariahat. Shopping is an excuse, (perhaps not), Sudeepa is just impatient to walk down the Rash Behari Avenue sidewalks, […]

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Embrace the High Life with Your Green Address in Chinar Park

Tania Banerjee, a 34-year-old IT employee, was growing tired of commuting from her suburban apartment to her workplace in New Town every day. Waking up at wee hours, battling through the office-going crowd at the station, considering herself lucky if she found a seat at the jam-packed train, and coming home much later than most […]

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Pithe — the Fast-Fading Art of Culinary Excellence in Bengal

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“Food is what creates memories”, says 78 years old Dhiman Banerjee. Sitting in his lavish north Kolkata house that still echoes the old architectural legacy of the bygone British era, Dhiman gets nostalgic in the wintery chill of January. “Its winter. And winter in Bengal is all about nolen gur and pithe puli parbon.” “Back […]

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How You can Live Your Best Life in New Town, Kolkata

new town, kolkata

In 2017, when 32-year-old Smita Sinha moved to Kolkata from her hometown Ranchi to join a reputed MNC, she thought she was moving into a crowded and noisy city that she’d find difficult to adjust to. Yet, it was an opportunity that she couldn’t afford to pass up. Smita, however, was pleasantly surprised to discover […]

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