Luxury residential prices register lowest growth since 2009: Study

The Prime Global Cities Index by Knight Frank stated that Delhi ranks seventh where prime property prices recorded a growth of 5.8 per cent on a 12-month and 4.4 per cent on a three-month basis. Continue Reading

RE stock to rise 200mn sq ft as investor confidence improves: CBRE

India’s real estate (RE) stock will reach 3.7 trillion sq ft in the current year with 200 million sq ft of new real estate space added across different categories, a report said. Continue Reading

Residential PE inflows plunge, commercial on high plane: Study

Institutional investors invested more than $4 billion funds across the country’s real estate segments, with total private equity inflows in the segment topping at $266 million in 2018, an 82 per cent decline since 2015, said a report. Continue Reading

Real Estate bad loans likely to rise as refinancing options dry up: Report

The report published by Credit Suisse, titled “The second wave” has indicated that non-performing loans from the real estate sector are likely to rise this quarter owing to the drying up of refinancing options for real estate developers. Continue Reading

1st REIT launched in India by Embassy Office Parks, to raise Rs 4,750 cr

Embassy Office Parks REIT, a joint venture between the Bengaluru-based Embassy Group and private equity firm Blackstone, India’s first real estate investment trust, will hit capital markets on 18 March with its initial public offer (IPO) to raise about Rs 4,750 crore from public. Continue Reading

80% office space occupiers plan expansion of RE portfolio: Report

Released by CBRE on Thursday, the report said more than half of the respondents of the survey identified expansion as their top real estate strategy over the next two years. Continue Reading

Developers need to increase sales by 2.5 times to service debt: Report

Released by real estate and analytics company, Liases Foras, the report states that the existing scenario signifies that the industry is at an inflection point and is staring at long-due price correction in order to improve sales. Continue Reading

GST-hit realty JD projects reduce 22% in 2018: Study

Chennai: Challenges posed by the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has hit joint development (JD) launches in FY18, even as share of real estate projects launched under the model has increased significantly over the years, a report said. Continue Reading

Realty sales in key markets rises by 42% to 1.36L units: JLL India

The report, titled India’s ‘Resurgent Residential Sector – A Study of Top Seven Markets’, states that new launches touched 1.6 lakh units across Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Bengaluru, Pune, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Continue Reading