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Analysis REIT, Real Estate Investment Trust, REIT in India, REIT Success in India, REIT Potential in India, REIT Potential & Performance
India can raise over $25 bn with REITs in next 3 years – ANAROCK

While the commercial office sector will dominate Indian REIT listings for the next couple of years, retail and logistics REITs are sure to follow. However, Indian residential REITs remain at best a distant possibility. The draft Model Tenancy Act, 2019 will make rental housing a more attractive investment play – but for Indian residential REITs to succeed as they have in countries like Singapore and the US, rental yields on Indian housing need to significantly surpass the current 1-3%.

Analysis REITs, Real Estate Investment Trusts, Indian REITS, Future of REITs, Success of REITs, ROI of REITs
Present and future of Indian REITs

The success of the Embassy Parks REIT has given global investors strong reason to increase their stake in multiple commercial assets across the country so that these could be listed under REITs in the future. Some of these global institutional investors who are eyeing the country’s real estate market via REITs include Japan’s NikkoAm StraitsTrading Asia, US’ North Carolina Fund, Taiwan’s Eastspring Investments, Malaysia’s Hwang Asia Pacific REITs and Infrastructure Fund, and Canada-based Sentry Global.

Analysis NRI Investment, NRI Property Investment, NRI Investment in India, Real Estate Returnsd on Investment, Real Estate ROI, Real Estate Versus Gold, Real Estate Versus Equities
Indian housing a good hedge in troubled times for NRI investors

Indian real estate is still a viable and fairly safe long-term investment option. Investors with a short-term view on ‘instant returns’ need to look elsewhere, but most other asset classes are quite volatile in nature and will continue to remain so.  Indian residential real estate is a long-time favourite of resident Indians and NRIs, and recent trends suggest a positive outlook for this asset class going forward. Property prices have bottomed out and cannot possibly reduce further, especially since construction costs are gradually heading north.

Analysis Ailing Real Estate, Problems of Real Estate, Under Construction, Protest of Home Buyers, Builder Buyer Conflict, Delayed Projects, Funding Problems of Real Estate
What ails the housing market?

In the ‘golden years’ of India’s housing market, property was the default go-to option for big-ticket investment. With real estate’s fading allure, investors began exploring other options and found them to quite rewarding. For instance, they can invest in a start-up with sums as ‘low’ as INR 10 lakhs. Many entrepreneurially-inclined Indians find the potential ROI (as high as 15% in many instances) makes more sense. Mutual funds provide good returns and the entry level is low enough to be affordable to many.

Analysis Co Working Space, Co Working Space in India, Success of Co Working, Investments in Co Working, Trends in Co Working, Innovations in Co Working
Huge investments enabling co-working spaces to scale up and innovate

Over the last few years, co-working spaces have gained popularity with start-ups, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and large corporates. Unlike the traditional business centres, co-working offices offer unique amenities such as a gymnasium, spa, a food court, gaming zones, sleeping pods, crèche services etc. These attributes have helped popularize co-working spaces among employees, entrepreneurs and corporates alike.

Analysis ROI, ROI of Property, Return on Investment, ROI of Commercial Property, ROI of Residential Property, Investment Potential of Property, Growth Potential of Property, Property Valuations
Is Indian real estate still a profitable investment asset class?

Let’s get straight into this question, which has been a concern among all stakeholders – financial planners, property owners, investors and prospective buyers – over the last few years. And only because real estate, particularly residential, did not yield the same returns as it did during its Golden Era of the early 2000s.

Analysis REIT, Real Estate Investment Trust, REIT in India, Success of REIT, REIT worthy Projects, REIT Listing, Developers worth REIT, India Real Estate News, Indian Realty News, Real Estate News India, Indian Property Market News, Investment in Property
Top 10 developers/funds own half of the REIT-worthy assets in the country

Large foreign funds have expressed an interest to own a share of the Indian real estate pie. Nikko Am Straits Trading Asia, North Carolina Fund, Hwang Asia Pacific REITs and Infrastructure Fund, Eastspring Investments and Canada-based Sentry Global have received SEBI approval to invest in India as developers and real estate investors, revealing the underlying interest in REITs. Our research indicates that continuous institutional flow of funds has provided the initial momentum to REIT.

Analysis Private Equity, PE Investments, Funding Gap in Indian Real state, Real Estate Funding, India Real Estate News, Indian Realty News, Real Estate News India, Indian Property Market News
Entity-level PE inflows in Indian realty up 17% in last 2 years

Entity-level investment is an efficient strategy to get a firmer foothold in the real estate market. It allows a private equity investment firm to not only deploy its capital but also gain synergetic skills in the real estate marketplace. PE firms invariably look for high levels of corporate governance in a real estate development company before deciding to invest in it at an entity level.

Analysis NRIs, Non Resident Indians, NRIs Property Investment, NRIs property search, NRIs Legal Checklist, NRIs Investment in Property, India Real Estate News, Indian Realty News, Real Estate News India, Indian Property Market News
NRI investors zero in on Indian real estate revival signals

According to a World Bank report, India received USD 79 billion in remittances in 2018 – with a sizeable portion going into real estate. NRI investments into Indian real estate are led Indian expatriates from UAE, USA, UK, and Canada. In terms of Indian cities, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai and Delhi-NCR currently attract the lion’s share of NRI investments. 

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