Over USD 25 Bn Worth Of REIT Launches In Next 3 Years – ANAROCK

Over 150 mn sq. ft. rent-yielding office properties could get listed in the top 7 cities in 3 yrs; this is 25-30% of the total Grade A office space in India Top 7 cities have close to 550 mn sq. ft. Grade A office supply; of this 310-320 mn sq. ft. is REITable currently Prestige, RMZ Corp, K Raheja Corp, Godrej Properties & Panchshil Realty gearing […]

Indian REITs: Where They Are Now (And Where They Need to Go)

Shobhit Agarwal, MD & CEO – ANAROCK Capital With the Indian real estate sector in the throes of a severe liquidity crunch, Real Estate Investment Trusts or REITs offer a funding lifeline to foreign and domestic investors to pump badly-needed money into the market. The overwhelming response to the launch of India’s first REIT by […]

Government Relaxes FDI Norms for the Indian Retail Sector

Shobhit Agarwal, MD & CEO – ANAROCK Capital The government is on a roll and is making concerted efforts to bring India’s economic growth back on track. In line with the overall demand, the government today relaxed the FDI norms in single-brand retail and expanded the definition of mandatory 30% domestic sourcing norms. This is excellent […]

Real Estate Attracts $2.2 Bn Institutional Funding in H1 2019, 31% Yearly Fall

PE & NBFC investments close to USD 2.2 bn in H1 2019 (approx. USD 3.2 bn in H1 2018) Commercial real estate had a 64% share with USD 1.4 bn inflows Private equity alone pumped in USD 2.1 bn in H1 2019 against USD 2.6 bn a year ago Inflows from NBFCs saw a 73% […]

Project-Level Consolidation On The Rise

Stuck housing projects get a new lease of life More than 90% consolidation in Indian real estate at project-level; only a few (such as Indiabulls) consider exiting realty business altogether After DeMo wiped out fly-by-night and many small developers, liquidity crisis led Big Boys to take up stuck/delayed projects Preferred consolidation models include JVs, alliance, development management contract, […]

PE Funds Inject $1.1 Bn Into Logistics And Warehousing In 2 Yrs

Q1 2019 saw nearly USD 200 mn invested into Logistics & Warehousing in cities like Bengaluru, Chennai and Pune Over USD 1.1 bn invested in logistics and warehousing sectors from Q1 2017 – Q1 2019; zero investments in 2015 & 2016 Southern cities of Bangalore, Chennai & Hyderabad see maximum inflows, followed by Mumbai & […]

PE Inflows In Indian Retail Double To $1.2 bn In 2 Years

Shobhit Agarwal, MD & CEO – ANAROCK Capital From USD 600 mn from 2015-2016, private equity inflows in retail jumped to over USD 1.2 bn between 2017 and 2018 Of total USD 1.84 bn inflows in retail in last 4 yrs (2015-2018), Tier 2 & 3 cities attracted nearly 48% funds (of USD 880 mn) against USD 960 mn in Tier 1 cities Top favoured Tier […]

Entity-Level PE Inflows In Indian Realty Up 17% In Last 2 Years

Shobhit Agarwal, MD & CEO – ANAROCK Capital Previously, private equity (PE) funds focused on Indian real estate were content with investments at the project level. Now, investors’ preference is now gradually tilting towards entity-level investments. Data trends from ANAROCK’s recent report Private Equity in Indian Real Estate indicate that the share of entity-level investments is on […]

Singapore Private Equity into Indian Real Estate Triples in Last 2 Years

Shobhit Agarwal, MD & CEO – ANAROCK Capital Singapore funds, over 2 years, comprise 41% share of total PE inflows into Indian real estate at USD 3.5 bn (against USD 1.15 bn in 2015 and 2016 combined) The US and Canada-based PE investors come next with a collective contribution of USD 3.8 bn PE funds […]

PE Inflows In Residential At 4-Year Low, Commercial At 4-Year High – ANAROCK Report

Total private equity inflows in residential at USD 266 mn in 2018 – an 82% decline since 2015 Commercial real estate drew the lion’s share with USD 2.8 bn PE funds Average deal size increased by over 170% in 4 years – from USD 47 mn in 2015 to USD 128 mn in 2018 Overall […]