Real Estate Trends

Will Foreign Investors Be Attracted To Indian REITs?

Internationally, all mature real estate markets have successfully implemented a REIT regime. REITs as an investment vehicle have enabled public and institutional participation in the real estate asset class through exchange-traded units while also enabling greater liquidity and funding by accessing public markets. Internationally many institutional investors, sovereign and pension funds, financial institutions and multifamily …

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Budget 2018 Highlights: Real Estate Gets Wide Berth, Government Plays Balancing Act

The Union Budget 2018-19 was low on specifics but stressed on the roadmap laid down by the previous budgets of the government. With no tangible benefits accruing for real estate on the broader points of industry status, GST reduction on under-construction houses or relaxation in personal income tax, there were, however, announcements from where some …

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Future Of REIT In India: Market To Be Approximately USD 46 Bn

REITs have been one of the highest discussed subjects over past few quarters and not without reason. It can provide the much needed monetizing opportunity for the asset owners while providing investment options to pension funds, long-term investors and every individual who couldn’t take part in the real estate investment class due to the high …

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Attention Spreading Across Alternative Asset Classes

For decades, Indian real estate has focused on frontline asset classes i.e. office, residential, retail and hospitality. However, now the attention is spreading across alternative asset classes as well. These are specialized real estate developments like senior living, student housing, education, warehousing and health care. Various developers have started focusing on these specific segments in …

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Private Equity Investment In Retail Gains Momentum In 2017

After almost 6 years of inactivity starting 2009, retail assets have started attracting Private Equity (PE) investments for the past 3 years. The rise in interest is due to improvement in the country’s economy post-2014 which has translated into rising consumer confidence and hence, consumer spending. With proper mall management strategies, one can generate good …

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