West Bengal offers help to set up covid isolation units on housing societies – ET RealEstate

Representative Image KOLKATA: The state health department on Monday issued an advisory to all major housing societies and high-rises in the city, asking the resident welfare associations to set up community-based isolation centres, assuring them of providing steady oxygen supply and daily visits by doctors there. Less than two weeks ago, KMC had made a […]

Amrapali Village’s RWA seek urgent covid assistance from Uttar Pradesh government – ET RealEstate

Picture used for representational purpose only GHAZIABAD: The RWA of a housing society in Indirapuram sent an SOS to the UP government on Tuesday, saying over 300 families living there were affected by Covid-19 and it needed urgent assistance to contain the spread of the virus that has ravaged the condominium of 1,002 flats since […]

Residential societies in self-isolation mode in Dehradun – ET RealEstate

DEHRADUN: Replicating their self-isolation model followed during the coronavirus-induced lockdown last year, the residential associations in Dehradun have yet again banned the entry of outsiders, including domestic workers, in the society premises. The decision, jointly taken by all the housing associations under the Dehradun Residents Welfare Front (DRWF), has been taken to contain further spread […]

Singapore’s hot housing market faces risk of cooling curbs – ET RealEstate

File photo SINGAPORE: Ishwinder Kaur and her husband spent more than two years looking to buy their first home in Singapore, hoping property prices would dip during the hunt. The couple finally bought their apartment in December after prices rose in all but one quarter last year, even as the city state posted its worst […]

RWAs in Gurugram seek nod to turn club houses into Covid facilities – ET RealEstate

Representative image GURUGRAM: The RWAs of 24 condominiums and residential colonies in the city on Thursday wrote a joint letter to the deputy commissioner seeking guidelines to convert their club houses and community centres into Covid-relief facilities. This comes a day after the RWAs held an online meeting with the deputy commissioner to discuss the […]

Indian corporates expect covid-19 pandemic to influence realty strategy for three years – ET RealEstate

Most Indian corporates expect the ongoing pandemic to influence the direction of their real estate strategy over the next 3 years and increase in quantum of their real estate space requirement, showed a Knight Frank global survey. According to this survey of 400 global firms employing 10 million people reveals occupiers are looking at offices […]

IWG says sees ‘unprecedented demand’ for hybrid working options – ET RealEstate

BENGALURU: Office rental firm IWG Plc on Tuesday said it has witnessed “unprecedented demand” for its flexible work products, suitable for a combination of office and remote work that has become the norm during the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has reshaped the office space sector as employers opt for shorter leases and more employees work […]

Co-working spaces flourish in Kochi during pandemic – ET RealEstate

Representative Image KOCHI: Though the office space market is hit hugely by the Covid pandemic, the coworking space providers are finding an increased demand for small spaces from corporates, who are scaling down their operations either temporarily or permanently in Kochi. “We are getting nearly 25 inquiries every month from the corporates who want to […]

Group housing societies in NCR set up isolation facilities with oxygen beds – ET RealEstate

Representative Image NEW DELHI: Spike in coronavirus cases has forced many group housing societies across Delhi NCR to take the driver’s seat and handle the crisis. Many self-motivated residents have become social workers and formed groups for catering to multiple daily needs related to medical supply, food, vaccination registration and other emergency helpline numbers. Residents […]

Hyderabad: UFERWAS draws up action plan to assist Covid-affected apartments – ET RealEstate

Representational image HYDERABAD: With apartments and housing complexes across Hyderabad reporting a high number of Covid-19 cases, the United Federation of Residential Welfare Associations (UFERWAS), an apex body of RWAs in the city, has come up with an action plan to assist residents. Through various social media platforms, its members are dispersing important information — […]