Pune Positives

Pune Positives

Pune, Growing Choice of Migrants!

Pune, Growing Choice of Migrants!

According to the World Economic Forum's report on 'Migration and Cities', India is home to one-fourth of the 100 fastest-growing cities in the world. The interstate migration in India doubled between 2001 and 2011 compared to the previous...
Pune better than Mumbai, Bengaluru in optimal speed

Pune better than Mumbai, Bengaluru in optimal speed

The traffic movement in Pune is speedier than that in Mumbai and Bengaluru when measured optimally. Data by digital map maker Tom Tom has revealed that the optimal average speed (measured in km/hour) of vehicles in Pune is 25% better than Mumbai...
Pune, one of the major cities to focus on student housing

Pune, one of the major cities to focus on student housing

Student accommodation is set to boom over the next five years, with developers gearing up to focus their energies on Pune and Bengaluru. The interest in student accommodation is a by-product of the lull in the residential sector and diminishing...
Pune one of the 6 Indian Cities Among the World’s Fastest Growing

Pune one of the 6 Indian Cities Among the World’s Fastest Growing

India is home to six of the world’s 30 most dynamic cities. In JLL’s City Momentum Index (CMI) 2017, the country’s primary IT and technology hub, Bengaluru, sits at the top. It is followed by Hyderabad at No 5, Pune at No 13, Chennai...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurated the Pune Metro Rail Project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurated the Pune Metro Rail Project

Pune: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Pune Metro project on Saturday amid mobiles flashed by hundreds of people. Modi has given full credit to the “double engine” (the BJP governments in the state and Centre)...
How Education Influences Pune’s Property Market

How Education Influences Pune’s Property Market

Jawaharlal Nehru named Pune the Oxford of the East, and this title is more than well-deserved on account of the many schools, colleges and management institutes that the city boasts of. Each year, Pune attracts tens of thousands of students not only...
 The Key to Pune’s Success: Strong Rental Returns

The Key to Pune’s Success: Strong Rental Returns

In the real estate market, a higher average rental in a location normally indicates high demand and low supply of properties in that location. Pune’s property market has shown consistent growth in rental yields.   In the real...
 PCMC: Shining Pune Real Estate Corridor

PCMC: Shining Pune Real Estate Corridor

Ever-increasing population in Pune has also put escalating pressure on available land, resulting in the forced extension of the city limits. The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) first came into the limelight as an industrial area....
Pune Real Estate See Demand Coming Back: Reports Real Estate Research Organization

Pune Real Estate See Demand Coming Back: Reports Real Estate Research Organization

The Pune real estate segment is seeing some positive traction in both the residential and commercial space. While Pune remained one of the better-performing residential markets in the country, but for commercial spaces, the city does not have quality...
Affordable Housing Gets Big Boost:  Pune

Affordable Housing Gets Big Boost: Pune

Pune: Builders and developers in Pune, largely building the value and premium segment, have started to move towards affordable homes -a sub-segment where there is a massive unfulfilled demand. This move by builders has begun to translate into smaller-sized...
Pune Property Registrations Up 34 %  in December'16, State Sees 29 per-cent rise

Pune Property Registrations Up 34 % in December'16, State Sees 29 per-cent rise

PUNE: Property registrations across Maharashtra increased by over 29% in December compared to November when demonetisation had put the brakes on real estate deals. The number of registrations in November was 1,14,632. In December, it shot up to 1,48,305....
New Launches Defining the Euphoria in Pune Real Estate

New Launches Defining the Euphoria in Pune Real Estate

Once called the pensioners paradise due to its beautiful landscape & enchanting weather, present day Pune is one of the leading realty markets of India. The real estate maket of Pune in the recent past has been clocking significant growth...
Pune property: Office rentals soar 54%

Pune property: Office rentals soar 54%

Knight Frank India’s half-yearly India Real Estate report says that the Pune market saw the sharpest rise in rentals in the office space with rentals going up by 54% since 2012. Rentals has been going up steadily since 2013. Vacancy levels...
PM Modi launches 14 projects of Pune’s Smart City Plan

PM Modi launches 14 projects of Pune’s Smart City Plan

MUMBAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 14 projects of Pune's Smart City Plan, exactly a year after he set off the the flagship Smart City Mission by releasing the Mission Guidelines. He said that Smart City Mission is now succeeding...
India’s top 7 metros: Property trends and forecasts

India’s top 7 metros: Property trends and forecasts

Movement in real estate prices in seven key cities across India, have remained largely lacklustre, despite a fall in the interest rates and important announcements like the Real Estate Regulation Act.  Ashutosh Limaye, national director...
Pune one of 100 resilient cities

Pune one of 100 resilient cities

Pune: The New York-based Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) has selected the city as one of the 100 Resilient Cities. The selection will help Pune gain access to tools, funding, technical expertise and other resources to build resilience to challenges...
Amrut benefits for 5 Pimpri Chinchwad projects

Amrut benefits for 5 Pimpri Chinchwad projects

PIMPRI CHINCHWAD: Five new projects at a cost of nearly Rs 3,200 crore have been proposed for Pimpri Chinchwad under the Union government's Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (Amrut). Besides development of several parks...
Pune 4th Among Cities Which Deliver Better Quality of Life

Pune 4th Among Cities Which Deliver Better Quality of Life

Pune: Pune ranks 4th while Mumbai topped the list among 21 big cities in a survey conducted to assess the capability of city administration to deliver better quality of life over the medium and long term. While the maximum city moved eight places...
Pune Will Soon Get National Center for Urban Innovation Hub

Pune Will Soon Get National Center for Urban Innovation Hub

The city will soon get a national center for urban innovation, which will be of help to all Smart cities in the country. Municipal commissioner Kunal Kumar, who just returned from a UK tour, said, “The Pune Municipal...
Pune Housing Prices Rise Steadily: NHB Residex

Pune Housing Prices Rise Steadily: NHB Residex

Thanks to rapid urbanisation and expansion, Pune housing rates grew one of the fastest among the big cities according to the National Housing Bank’s (NHB) Residex 2017, for both HPI@Assessment Prices and HPI@Market Prices for under construction...
Why Pune’s Keshav Nagar is a Safe Bet for Real Estate investors

Why Pune’s Keshav Nagar is a Safe Bet for Real Estate investors

Pune continues to be an interesting real estate market in India despite the slowdown in house sales and new launches. Research shows that Pune has continued to remain in second position as far as property occupancies and sales go, while many...
Buyers of Residential Properties in Pune Have Reasons to Smile

Buyers of Residential Properties in Pune Have Reasons to Smile

Real estate is a sought-after asset since its returns are high and buyers of residential properties in Pune have reasons to smile. The city residential realty market has seen the highest appreciation in India despite 13 months of unsold inventory....
Here’s why you should be investing in Pune’s Hadapsar

Here’s why you should be investing in Pune’s Hadapsar

Hadapsar, an eastern suburb of Pune, is all set to become a realty hotspot. Currently, rental values in this locality are on the rise, as the Information Technology (IT) sector which has a strong presence in the neigbhourhood has been recruiting....
PCMC Among Top Ten India's Cleanest City and Pune Ranks 11th

PCMC Among Top Ten India's Cleanest City and Pune Ranks 11th

The Swachh Survekshan 2016, conducted to check the progress of the Swachh Bharat Mission of the Union government, has revealed a list of India's 10 cleanest cities. And, while Pimpri-Chinchwad made the cut, coming in ninth place, Pune, ranked...
Pune’s Residential Market Ripe for Investment, Office Market Continues to Break Record!

Pune’s Residential Market Ripe for Investment, Office Market Continues to Break Record!

Knight Frank India launched the fourth edition of its flagship half yearly report - India Real Estate on 28th Jan 2016. It presents a comprehensive analysis of the residential market of Pune for the period between July–Dec 2015 (H2 2015)....
Pune, 19 others make cut for Smart Cities

Pune, 19 others make cut for Smart Cities

Lutyens' zone, already considered among the most pampered areas in India, and Pune have made it to the list of 20 cities to be turned into Smart Cities as part of the Modi government's ambitious urban modernisation programme. For...
Pune is one of the ten cities in India that offers great investment prospects, reports JLL

Pune is one of the ten cities in India that offers great investment prospects, reports JLL

JLL India on 12th Jan 2016 released report on the country's ten cities that offer great lower budget real investment prospects. They are Hyderabad, Pune, Navi Mumbai, Jaipur, Surat, Ghaziabad, Nagpur, Kochi, Coimbatore and Ahmedabad. "These...
 Why Invest in Pune?

Why Invest in Pune?

Pune has emerged as one of the most favourable cities for investing in residential real estate in the year 2015. The city, famed for its educational institutions and quaint localities, is now a buzzing metropolis with great places to live in, and...
PM terms Pune ‘Detroit of India’

PM terms Pune ‘Detroit of India’

Chakan: Describing Pune as the 'Detroit of India,' Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called upon Pune-based companies involved in the manufacturing sector to increase production in defence and railways.  Modi also stressed the need...
Investment in Pune Property Market Remains Rewarding

Investment in Pune Property Market Remains Rewarding

What makes Pune such an attractive property investment destination, despite the fact that Mumbai - India's legendary real estate par excellence - is right next door?    Kishor Pate Amit Enterprises Housing What makes Pune...
Strengths of Pune

Strengths of Pune

Pune has been able to create one of the strongest human capital and economic growth engines among Indian cities. With 811 colleges, it is often called the “Oxford of the East”. This has resulted in more than 30% graduate workforce, which...
Key Insights from Pune’s Proposal to win the Smart City Challenge and work towards creating a world-class Smart City

Key Insights from Pune’s Proposal to win the Smart City Challenge and work towards creating a world-class Smart City

Pune is the eighth largest city in India in terms of both population and GDP. Driven by rapid urbanization, Greater Pune’s population will grow from 5.5 mn to 7.7 mn by 2030, putting severe strain on core urban infrastructure and impacting the...