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 […]

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 […]

The NBFC Real Estate Crisis – What, Why and What Next?

Shobhit Agarwal, MD & CEO – ANAROCK Capital NBFCs account for over 50% of total developer financing – close to INR 4 trillion in FY2018 Real estate has already exhausted over 75% of available credit Consolidation of not only developers but also NBFCs on the cards As an alternative to the main banking sector, Non-Banking […]

ANAROCK Report Underscores Gujarat’s Thriving Economy, Housing Opportunities

Compact homes (area less than 646 sq. ft)see maximum traction in Vadodara Surat’s residential market set to boom on the back of DREAM City Ahmedabad, 26 October 2018: Gujarat’s real estate market presents a mixed bag of highs and lows, according to ANAROCK Property Consultants’ report ‘Gujarat – Land of Innumerable Possibilities’. As knowledge partner for the event, […]

India REITs – Realty Gold Over Stock Market Blues?

The pros, cons and ho-hums about Indian REITs as they stand now Shobhit Agarwal, MD & CEO – ANAROCK Capital REITs are finally happening in India, and that’s good news. While real estate as an asset class has always attracted both small and big investors, other investment instruments – gold, stock markets, fixed deposits, mutual […]

Distressed Real Estate – Invest or Avoid?

Shobhit Agarwal, MD & CEO – ANAROCK Capital The aftershocks of multiple disruptive policy reforms and structural changes continue to ripple through the Indian real estate sector. While its visible transformation from unorganized to organized and opacity to transparency are indubitably positive, we cannot help but count the fatalities of this process. Many real estate […]

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 […]