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Over 50 per cent builders exit top real estate markets due to entry of large players in nine Indian cities

Over 50 per cent builders exit top real estate markets due to entry of large players in nine Indian cities

A long-drawn sales slowdown coupled with the entry of large players has forced over 50 per cent of developers to exit the realty market in top nine Indian cities, with the number of operating developers going down from 3,538 in 2011-12 to just 1,745 in 2017-18. Experts hint that there could be more churn in [...]

July 9, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Over 50 per cent builders exit top real estate markets due to entry of large players in nine Indian cities

Budget 2019: Real estate looks for infrastructure status, push to rental housing in the upcoming Budget

Budget 2019: Real estate looks for infrastructure status, push to rental housing in the upcoming Budget

Budget 2019-20: Expectation from the government in Budget 2019-20 is to frame a National Rental Housing Policy in order to meet the target of Housing for all by 2022. Union Budget 2019 India: Despite the Narendra Modi government’s constant focus on improving housing, real estate is perhaps the only sector of the economy that has witnessed a [...]

July 3, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Budget 2019: Real estate looks for infrastructure status, push to rental housing in the upcoming Budget

Real Estate Buzz: Startups fuel student housing business in India

Real Estate Buzz: Startups fuel student housing business in India

Sensing the potential of the student housing market, many start-ups have entered the fray. Student housing providers such as Oxfordcaps, Tribestays, PLACIO, Stanza Living, Campus Student Communities, Housr, Simplyguest, etc. currently operate in Delhi, Pune, Bengaluru, Noida, Mumbai, Indore, Dehradun, Ahmedabad and Jaipur. The top 10 players in the organized student housing space collectively operating [...]

July 2, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real Estate Buzz: Startups fuel student housing business in India

Will real estate find enough money to come out of doldrums?

Will real estate find enough money to come out of doldrums?

There is not enough money for the industry to build residential houses. So why should you be worried as a property buyer? Unless there is institutional money available to build the towers, you may not get the houses you have booked or are planning to book. “With a plethora of new laws to protect consumers from being [...]

June 28, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Will real estate find enough money to come out of doldrums?

This Fintech Firm’s Investing Platform Could Change Real Estate Forever

This Fintech Firm’s Investing Platform Could Change Real Estate Forever

If someone walked up to you and asked how technology makes your life better, you could probably rattle off at least a dozen examples in under a minute, citing everything from mobile coffee apps and on-demand streaming to smart home systems and tele-health services. But what if someone asked you how technology makes you money? [...]

June 26, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on This Fintech Firm’s Investing Platform Could Change Real Estate Forever

The NBA’s Unlikely Real Estate Mogul: Inside Luol Deng’s Towering $125 Million Portfolio

The NBA’s Unlikely Real Estate Mogul: Inside Luol Deng’s Towering $125 Million Portfolio

Luol Deng has spent 15 years in the NBA and has always put up solid numbers, averaging nearly 15 points per contest over 900-plus games. The 34-year-old forward, who played for the Minnesota Timberwolves this past season, has never been the headliner on any of the five teams he’s played for, but he does have [...]

June 22, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on The NBA’s Unlikely Real Estate Mogul: Inside Luol Deng’s Towering $125 Million Portfolio

Indians buying more real estate abroad: Outbound capital doubles on overseas commercial property purchase

Indians buying more real estate abroad: Outbound capital doubles on overseas commercial property purchase

Indians are investing more in real estate in foreign countries India’s outbound capital in buying commercial property overseas nearly doubling in the last financial year said a report. Now standing at $0.7 billion, the increase has been witnessed in 12 months to Q1 2019 while the past number stood at over $0.37 billion in the [...]

June 19, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Indians buying more real estate abroad: Outbound capital doubles on overseas commercial property purchase

IL&FS likely to sell its headquarters, non-core real estate assets to reduce debt, says report

IL&FS likely to sell its headquarters, non-core real estate assets to reduce debt, says report

Crisis-ridden Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) is planning to sell its Mumbai headquarters, along with other non-core real estate assets, in order to raise up to Rs 6,000 crore to reduce debt, reported The Economic Times. The move comes as the firm tries to reduce close to Rs 94,000 crore debt and improve cash position, [...]

June 2, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on IL&FS likely to sell its headquarters, non-core real estate assets to reduce debt, says report

Can Renta Corporación Real Estate, S.A. (BME:REN) Maintain Its Strong Returns?

Can Renta Corporación Real Estate, S.A. (BME:REN) Maintain Its Strong Returns?

Many investors are still learning about the various metrics that can be useful when analysing a stock. This article is for those who would like to learn about Return On Equity (ROE). We’ll use ROE to examine Renta Corporación Real Estate, S.A. (BME:REN), by way of a worked example. Over the last twelve months Renta Corporación [...]

May 27, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Can Renta Corporación Real Estate, S.A. (BME:REN) Maintain Its Strong Returns?

Modi 2.0―A stable government likely to further boost Indian real estate

Modi 2.0―A stable government likely to further boost Indian real estate

The Modi Government in its first term is credited for bringing some landmark steps to vitalise and boost the Indian real estate industry. Real Estate [Regulation and Development] Act (RERA), demonetisation, real estate investment trust (REIT) and GST have been instrumental in bringing the industry towards more organisation, transparency and structure. The government has also [...]

May 26, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Modi 2.0―A stable government likely to further boost Indian real estate

Real Estate business is doing well: Adi Godrej; Godrej Group

Real Estate business is doing well: Adi Godrej; Godrej Group

Adi Godrej, Chairman, Godrej Group, talks about the fourth quarter results of the company, expectation from election results and its acquisition plans during an interview with Anurag Shah, Zee Business. Excerpts: Q: What can be the reason behind the decline in your chemical and crop protection business? And, what is your take on the overall [...]

May 14, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real Estate business is doing well: Adi Godrej; Godrej Group

Private equity funding in real estate spikes but fewer developers raking it in

Private equity funding in real estate spikes but fewer developers raking it in

India’s real estate market, which has attracted top dollars from global and domestic investors over the years, is going through an interesting phase where each asset class in the segment has taken a journey of its own. The residential real estate segment, for instance, is emerging from the much-needed regulatory reform of Real Estate (Regulation [...]

May 13, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Private equity funding in real estate spikes but fewer developers raking it in