Across the world, the buildings we reside in and manage our businesses out of, consume electricity, water, energy and other natural resources. Our buildings are known to consume almost 35% to 40% of the energy around us, a large chunk of it during the construction stage. The building industry produces some of the largest amounts of ‘demolition waste’ that can have an adverse impact on our environment and ecological life cycles. The construction and operation of buildings and cities as vital as may be, also implies the inevitable and slow destruction and depletion of our forests, ground cover, water, and energy. While the expansion and development of our communities are unavoidable, the design, construction, and operation of our buildings can certainly help reduce the overall impact of man-made construction on human health and the natural environment.Read More..
With an eye on the impending election to the Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in February 2017, the Devendra Fadnavis led BJP government in Maharashtra is in the midst of launching several infrastructure projects amounting to almost Rs 1 Lakh Crore (USD $15 billion). This list of projects will focus on the development of infrastructure in Mumbai to include water reuse and recycling, solid waste management, expansion of the Mumbai Metro line, development of the Mumbai coastal road and the Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link, construction of ports and jetties, and roads.Read More..
Express Towers has recently won the ‘Highly Commended’ award at the prestigious Asia Pacific Property Awards 2016-2017, under the category of Commercial Renovation / Redevelopment India. This exemplary building has always provided a unique business edge to international and domestic corporates, and has been a much sought-after commercial property in the country’s financial capital.Read More..
The all-auspicious occasion of Akshay Tritiya is almost upon us, falling on the 9th of May this year. This important day in the Hindu calendar is the third day of the waxing moon in the month of Vaishaka (April-May) when the sun and moon...Read More..
An important bill that had been pending since 2013, the Real Estate Regulatory Bill was passed by the Rajya Sabha on the 10th of March, followed by the Lok Sabha on the 15th of March. The much awaited bill seeks to set up a system to regulate the real estate sector in India that will protect the rights and interests of home buyers. The provisions under this bill will ensure that developers complete projects in time, and compensate home buyers suitably in the absence of timely completion.Read More..