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25 Mar 2017

Co-working space launched at VBC

25 Mar 2017 | 12:43 AM

‘Footprints’ — an exclusive co-working space initiated by Vatika Business Centre has launched its first centre in Gurguram at Vatika Atrium, Golf Course Road, Sector 53.

Construction resolution board for armed forces

25 Mar 2017 | 12:43 AM

The Directorate General of Married Accommodation Project (DG MAP) recently announced that it has proposed setting up of a Construction Resolution Board to address and resolve disputes relating to defence construction work between the Army and their builders in order to avoid prolonged litigations on account of which such works usually suffer.

Use the right adhesives

25 Mar 2017 | 12:43 AM

There were times when only cement sand mortar was used as the bedding material for fixing final flooring material like marble or tiles over it.

CLSS guidelines cleared for middle income groups

25 Mar 2017 | 12:43 AM

The Centre's credit-linked interest subsidy scheme for housing loans taken by people in mid-income groups has been made effective from January 1 with EMIs to go down by over Rs 2,000 per month.

Summer sans water woes

25 Mar 2017 | 12:43 AM

Summer has just kicked in. One of the key challenges during summers in apartment complexes, packed with modern amenities, is to meet the water demands for keeping all the amenities working.

18 Mar 2017

Fascinating Freesia

18 Mar 2017 | 12:45 AM

Freesia is a half hardy from gladiolus family and is a lesser known flowering beauty that has not caught the fancy of many garden enthusiasts, especially in North India.

Do you have a penchant for Penjing?

18 Mar 2017 | 12:45 AM

Penjing has made a place for itself in India as several enthusiasts fascinated by miniature masterpieces are trying their hands at creating them.

Luxury market can’t be written off yet

18 Mar 2017 | 12:45 AM

The residential real estate sector in India has had its ups and downs for two years now. Negative news about real estate seem to be a rage with the media these days.

Cherry County gets full completion certificate

18 Mar 2017 | 12:45 AM

Noida-based ABA Corp’s Cherry County is the first project to get full completion certificate in Greater Noida (West).

11 Mar 2017

Benefits for first-time buyers

11 Mar 2017 | 1:01 AM

People often think that it is better to use own funds instead of borrowing, but when it comes to buying your first home the reality is you get lots of benefits while buy it against home loan.

Exclusive floor for women in tricity project

11 Mar 2017 | 1:01 AM

Tricity-based realty developer APS Group has announced a special offer for women entrepreneurs in its commercial project Tricity Trade Tower on Chandigarh-Patiala road.

Ariana in Borivali (East)

11 Mar 2017 | 1:01 AM

Paradigm Realty group has launched Ariana Residency in collaboration with Dotom Realty at Borivali East, Mumbai.

Innovations in construction industry

11 Mar 2017 | 1:01 AM

New technologies are transforming the engineering and construction (E&C) sector at an accelerated pace, according to a new report compiled by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

Beware of this silent killer

11 Mar 2017 | 1:01 AM

Water is the most destructive weathering element for concrete, masonry, wood and cement plaster.

Cool’n Fab

11 Mar 2017 | 1:01 AM

Summers are almost there and most of us are planning to make our space fresh and rejuvenated.

04 Mar 2017

Asahi Glass enters retrofitting market

04 Mar 2017 | 1:16 AM

Asahi India Glass Ltd. (AIS) has entered the glass replacement and retrofitting market by introducing AIS Renew in India.

Create an enterprising private office

04 Mar 2017 | 1:16 AM

Private offices are usually thought of as traditional work spaces that force some difficult tradeoffs: workers get more privacy but less interaction with others, plenty of quiet concentration but no collaboration, and great image and status but limited function and flexibility.

Stories in stone

04 Mar 2017 | 1:16 AM

Stones in different shapes, sizes, textures and colours have always held a mysterious appeal for people.

Time to light up style

04 Mar 2017 | 1:16 AM

A warm, welcoming host''s house is incomplete without artistically placed, procured and curated lamps.

25 Feb 2017

Stay updated on cement standards

25 Feb 2017 | 12:44 AM

Cement and steel being the two most important materials that govern the strength of a structure, remain under constant gaze of Bureau of Indian Standards.

Fun, fizz and frolic

25 Feb 2017 | 12:44 AM

Do you find solace and peace of mind in prepping your own cocktails? A home bar equipped with the bar essentials will do the trick.

Is affordable housing a distant dream?

25 Feb 2017 | 12:44 AM

While the government, through its action and intent, has made it clear that affordable housing is the major thrust area for it as it is a means to achieving the ‘Housing for All’ goal by 2022, some questions regarding the practical angle remain unanswered for the moment.

18 Feb 2017

Rent reimbursement plan

18 Feb 2017 | 12:46 AM

Supertech Limited, India’s leading real estate developer, recently launched a ‘Rent reimbursement plan’ (RRP) under which all bookings made during the limited period offer will be entitled to a monthly reimbursement towards rental expenses.

Add colour outdoors

18 Feb 2017 | 12:46 AM

There has been a sea change in the outdoor furniture trends over the past few years.

Ornamental value of fruit trees

18 Feb 2017 | 12:46 AM

A beautiful garden is admired by everyone.

Complement spring

18 Feb 2017 | 12:46 AM

Let bursts of bright colours, lively patterns and floral motifs breathe new life in your home décor to welcome the glory of spring season.

11 Feb 2017

Bricks to blocks — Changing paradigm of construction

11 Feb 2017 | 12:42 AM

Advent of many new materials has brought significant changes in the concept of residential buildings in India.

Garden chic

11 Feb 2017 | 12:42 AM

Earthly Creations has launched its kitchen gardening collection recently.

Taking up the challenge

11 Feb 2017 | 12:42 AM

Life of marketers in the real estate sector has changed drastically post November 8, fighting against an unprecedented scale of demonetisation which has taken away 86 per cent of the total cash supply out of the system.

RBI status quo leaves a trail of disappointment

11 Feb 2017 | 12:42 AM

The hopes of home loan rates going down further are going to remain unfulfilled for the moment as the RBI decided to maintain status quo on key lending rates in third bi-monthly monetary policy review earlier this week.

04 Feb 2017

Making a mark with quality service

04 Feb 2017 | 1:10 AM

Facilities management (FM) is a field that has a strategic role to play in the experience of the end user of buildings and facilities.

Give me red!

04 Feb 2017 | 1:10 AM

If you want to paint your garden red during winters grow Clerodendrum splendens.

Cutting edge cacti

04 Feb 2017 | 1:10 AM

Cacti are not merely desert plants having sharp and painful spikes as is generally thought of, they are perhaps the most unique ornamental plants for decorating homes and gardens.