The UAE residents from Syria, Yemen, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, India and Pakistan have increased demand for Caribbean citizenship to 51%, especially to St. Kits & Navis, Dominica, Grenada, Antigua & Barbuda and St. Lucia – the highest in the world – according a report released by AAA Associates, a Dubai-based immigration consultancy.
In a move to strengthen its position as one of India’s largest student co-living companies, Stanza Living has raised a total of INR 73 crore (USD 10 million) in an investment round led by Sequoia India.
This marks Mitsubishi’s entry into the Indian real estate sector and Shriram has been chosen partner for Mitsubishi’s maiden investment. Shriram was earlier chosen partner for first-ever realty investment respectively by TPG, Tata Capital, Walton Street Capital and Starwood Capital.
JP Morgan will take up 830,000 square feet across 16 floors within one building on the Knowledge City campus, making this deal the single largest real estate transaction in Hyderabad.
MORE till date has invested capital in the real estate sector through three real estate funds and PMS/ Prop investments. Today, cumulative AUM under MORE stands at more than INR 2,100 crore spread across IREF (INR 200 crore), IREF II (INR 500 crore), IREF III (INR 1030 crore) and balance under PMS / Prop Investments.
1300 prospective home buyers who actively participated by Expressing Interests to Buy were offered reservation to a dream home of their choice, at a “Uniform Unit Price”, based on first-cum-first-serve queuing methodology.
It seems the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has failed to address the struggling and ailing real estate sector from the standpoint of both the homebuyers as well as the developers. However, what is all the more interesting is the fact that the developers are not overtly complaining. It is only the homebuyers who are sulking while the developers are trying best to put up a brave face.
The hopes of middle class homebuyers have dashed and they blame the Finance Minister for presenting an election-oriented budget. Many even question the direction of the government where the focus has suddenly shifted towards the rural and farm sector in the last full budget presented by this government.
ZiffyHomes, a Gurgaon-based home rental marketplace has raised seed funding of INR 2 crore from Individual investors. The round was led by Bikky Khosla, Angel Investor and CEO at TradeIndia.com and Anirudh Agarwal, Managing Director at Shree Sharda Group. The duo will also join ZiffyHomes as Board Members to mentor the team for fast growth.