• ANB-Capital

    Ex-JLL India Capital Markets MD launches ANB Capital Advisors

    January 25, 2018— Shobhit Agarwal, ex-Managing Director – Capital Markets & International Director of JLL Property Consultants (India) Pvt. Ltd., today launched ANB Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd. The firm, headquartered in Mumbai, will focus exclusively on various asset classes of real estate. Mr Agarwal heads a team of highly...
  • Santhosh Kumar

    Santhosh Kumar quits JLL, joins Anuj Puri’s ANAROCK as Group Vice Chairman

    January 11, 2018— Real estate industry veteran Santhosh Kumar today joined Anuj Puri’s new age real estate firm ANAROCK Property Consultants as Group Vice Chairman, after more than a decade with international real estate consultancy JLL India as CEO – Operations. He will be based out of ANAROCK’s Gurgaon office,...
  • mumbai india real estate

    What will be your Biggest Investment in 2018?

    2017 saw a paradigm shift in how India invests its money. While still reeling under the impact of demonetization, the year saw an introduction of major policy changes as well as the boom of newer and riskier investment avenues, including Bitcoin and other crypto- currencies. Coming to real estate,...
  • Serein india

    Hines Announces Partnership with Tata Housing in Thane, India

    December 6, 2017— As part of its global commitment to the Living/Housing sector, Hines, the international real estate firm, has entered into a partnership with Tata Housing, one of the fastest-growing real estate companies in India, to invest $23 million toward the development of India’s first wellness homes project –...
  • hyderabad india

    Rental Reforms Redefine the Indian Real Estate Sector

    Several breakthrough reforms with pertinence to the Indian real estate sector saw the light of the day over the last one year. Be it demonetization – the Government’s ‘surgical strike’ against black money – the revolutionary RERA or the unified tax regime of GST – all bore the power...
  • Hong Kong

    Asian Investment in Global Real Estate Gains Momentum

    August 29, 2017—Global real estate continues to serve as an attractive asset class for investors, with Asian outbound investment into the sector posting significant year-on-year gains in the first half of 2017, according to the latest research from CBRE. Approximately US$45.2 billion of Asian outbound capital was directly invested...
  • Thakur-Mall-0-Kandivali-East-Mumbai

    East Mumbai – From Industrial Belt to Major Residential-Commercial Hub

    The eastern corridor of Mumbai – especially the suburbs from Ghatkopar to Mulund and Thane – has been witnessing a major transformation over recent years. From being a largely industrial belt to developing into a hub for malls and premium residential towers replete with the latest amenities, the area...
  • India Real estate rentals

    Rental Housing in India – The Ideal Investment

    The Indian real estate market in the country is going through some exciting times – not only have sales started picking up, but even the rental market is growing at a healthy rate. A survey in 2009 pointed out that almost 35% of urban families were living in rental...
  • india office building

    JLL India Launches Online Platform for Office Leasing

    August 23, 2017— The country’s leading international property consultancy JLL India today announced the launch of Property.jll.co.in, its proprietary online portal for Pan India office leasing options. This online marketplace offers office tenants and landlords a convenient search medium and end-to-end transaction engine. Property.jll.co.in makes JLL’s comprehensive aggregated database of...
  • new deli india skyline

    How Millennials Have Redefined the Indian Residential Market

    By now, it has become quite clear that as a generation, Millennials have a very different take on homeownership than their parents and grandparents did. This trend has been studied extensively in the West, but it has made itself quite obvious in India too. How do Millennials view home...
  • Outpost Cambodia

    Outpost pops up at the Green Penthouse in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Get your passport ready: Outpost Coworking is delighted to announce it’s first international pop up! Set in a must-see urban treehouse, Outpost Cambodia at the Green Penthouse delivers a range of contemporary coworking and coliving options along side everything you’ve come to expect from Outpost: great events, fast internet,...
  • Taj Mahal: India

    Project Management In India: Optimizing Real Estate Value

    June 14, 2017— Over the last few decades, India has undergone rapid industrialization – predominantly in the manufacturing ‘clusters’, most of which thrive in and around the metropolitan cities of the country. Some of the prime movers for this rapid growth have been the steady increase in per capita income...
  • hyderabad india

    A Closer Look at the Indian Rental Homes Market

    May 16, 2017— In India, much is written and discussed on the topic of home purchase, because homeownership is a topic close to the heart of most Indians. Also, buying a home invariably involves a very big part of an average Indian family’s existing and future finances. This is...
  • New Delhi India

    Domestic Private Equity Investment Rising in India; 2017 May Set New Benchmark

    Given the improving regulatory framework, India is now looking way more attractive to investors – both foreign and domestic – than ever before. The recent state election results have only reaffirmed that the central government will keep working on improving and introducing newer policies that are aimed at growth...
  • mumbai india

    The Liquor Ban Real Estate Story – Highway to Hell?

    With the recent Supreme Court ruling banning the sale of liquor from establishments located within 500 meters of the National and State highways, a new real estate dynamic is at play. Two different categories of establishments have been impacted, with corresponding effect on real estate: F&B outlets located within...
  • Mumbai India

    How will GST Impact the Indian Real Estate Sector?

    The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is beyond doubt the most revolutionary tax-related reform to be seen in India in several decades, since it will eliminate the conflicting and cascading taxation structures which have confounded several industries over the past few decades. It will most certainly have a profound...
  • new deli india skyline

    Residential, Office RE Remain Favourite Asset Classes for Domestic and Foreign Investors

    In 2016 and Q1 2017, residential projects (including townships) across India attracted an investment of more than INR 26,000 crore. Commercial projects (including IT), on the other hand, got almost half of this amount at slightly more than INR 13,600 crore. Land attracted 2.5% of the overall investment at...
  • Vitae Constructions LLP's "Safalya" Mumbai India

    The Second Homes Market Post Demonetization

    May 3, 2017— Even though the Indian real estate sector was going through challenging times in past 2-3 years, H1 2016 saw a positive turn in the market. Compared to H1 2015, the period saw a 7% jump in volumes, with price corrections in the top 8 cities resulting...
  • SPG Intercity Cushman Wakefield

    In 2017 around $1.4 trillion will be invested in Global Real Estate

    May 2, 2017—The global demand for real estate investment continues to exceed the supply – fueled by new sources of capital and a growing number of investors who rely on global diversification. Cushman & Wakefield’s “The Atlas Summary” is this and more. The annual report analyzes the investment market...
  • New Delhi India

    The RERA Effect – Indian Real Estate Waits to Inhale

    May 2, 20176— Just a couple of months ago, demonetization appeared to have taken all the remaining steam of our Indian real estate’s sails. Sales in the significantly cash-driven resale homes market nosedived and prices in this segment declined by as much as 20-25%. They were already trailing primary...
  • mumbai india real estate

    Mumbai’s Key Office Real Estate Trends Leading up to 2020

    May 2, 2017— On the back of declining interest in the traditional central business district (CBD) of Mumbai, some corporations are establishing their front-office functions in the secondary business districts (SBDs) and moving back-office activities to the suburban markets. Leading up to 2020, domestic corporations are expected to move up...
  • Anuj Puri Chairman Jones Lang LaSalle Residential (JLLR)

    Former JLL India Chairman & Country Head Buys Residential Brokerage Business

    April 25, 2017— JLL is selling its India residential brokerage arm to former India head Anuj Puri. Mr Puri, who left the firm on 28 February, has worked closely with the JLL India and Asia Pacific leadership teams to complete the acquisition of Jones Lang LaSalle Residential Private Ltd...
  • mumbai india

    REITs, GST Fuel Increase in Pan India Grade-A Warehousing Stock

    April 21, 2017— The Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are soon going to be a reality in India. These, coupled with a growing demand for quality warehouses by the industry, are expected to lead to an increase of Grade-A and Grade-B warehousing stock...
  • Global Residential Investment Destinations in 2017

    The global economy is expected to grow by 3.5% in 2018 compared to under 3% in 2016. This encouraging trend suggests more vigorous economic activity, rising incomes and a keener appetite for real estate investments – not only within India, but on international markets, as well. Indians have historically...
  • India Real Estate: The Impact of Transit-Oriented Development

    Today, the scale of urbanization in India is only 33%, whereas the size of the urban population is about 429 million – much larger than that of many other countries, according to World Bank data. The fact that Indian cities are among the fastest-growing in the world is clearly...
  • D’Mart: Balancing the Ownership Vs. Leasing Act

    The recently-closed Rs. 1,870-crore D’Mart public offering got listed at Rs. 604.40 – a 102.14% premium over its issue price of Rs. 299 per share. It received bids for 463.61 crore shares against the total issue size of 4.43 crore shares, recording a staggering 104.48 times oversubscription. Owner Radhakrishna...
  • 2016 Sees Lowest Office Vacancy in 8 Years; To Rise Marginally in 2017

    April 9, 2017— The pan-India office vacancy in 2016, at 15%, was the lowest in eight years. On the back of positive office space demand from sectors like manufacturing, logistics, FMCG, consulting firms, etc., the year saw a record low vacancy largely driven by IT cities such as Bengaluru,...
  • Global Corporations Balancing Cost And Talent Against Uncertain Economic Backdrop

    April 5, 2016— New CBRE study finds the balance between cost and talent to be more equally weighted in the Americas versus cost-centric focus in EMEA and Asia Pacific Concerns over the health of the global economy, workforce strategies and rising cost and speed of business are heavily influencing real...