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 & […]

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 […]

What ROI Can One Expect From REITs?

Shobhit Agarwal, MD & CEO – ANAROCK Capital About 50% of India’s total office stock is REITable – up from 30% in 2 years Projected 5-year returns on commercial assets is 14% REITs could further percolate down to other asset classes like retail and logistics The listing of India’s first REIT by Blackstone-backed Embassy Group has been […]

50% of Indian Office Stock Qualifies for REITs

Shobhit Agarwal, MD & CEO – ANAROCK Capital About 50% of India’s total office stock is REITable – up from 30% in 2 years Low returns, lack of sound rental policy eliminated residential’s REITs candidature Projected 5-year returns on commercial assets are 14% The listing of India’s first REIT by Blackstone-backed Embassy Group has been […]