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Reports Student Housing, Co Working, Co Living, Shared Living, Real Estate Start Ups

Start-ups fuel the Indian student housing movement

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 slightly over 75,000 beds with plans to touch nearly 2 lakh beds by 2020. 

Headlines Indian Flag, Independence Day Special, Indian Real Estate Post Independence, Housing For All, Real Estate Reforms, History of Indian Real Estate

72 years of independence – A bittersweet dawn for India’s housing sector

It was not the magic wand it was hoped to be. However, over the past two years, the Real Estate Regulatory Act (RERA) has brought more sanity – and the return of consumer power – than seemed possible in such a short time. The real estate sector is still struggling with it and the Act is very much work-in-progress in many states, but RERA nevertheless hangs like a sword of Damocles over a previously unregulated industry. Eventual compliance across the board seems inevitable.

Consumer Connect Project Takeovers, Real Estate Consolidation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Distressed properties, Property Market Consolidation,

Project-level consolidation on the rise

While consolidation has been an ongoing phenomenon for some time, recent mergers, acquisitions and joint developments are underscoring this trend like never before. The Indian residential sector saw a series of disruptions in the last two to three years, with revolutionary reforms like DeMo, RERA and GST remarkably altering the way real estate business is conducted. A natural by-product of this upheaval was consolidation, with fly-by-night developers completely vanishing and small players merging with big ones.

Reports PMAY Housing Benefits, Affordable Housing in India, Housing Supply in India, Housing Supply in Top 7 Cities

Only 29% of H1 2019 housing supply qualifies for govt sops in top 7 Cities – ANAROCK

Only a paltry number of developers have built housing that meets the Government’s criteria for incentivized affordable housing in 2019. ANAROCK data reveals that of the total housing supply of 1,39,490 units in the top 7 cities H1 2019, merely 39,840 units meet these criteria. The Government’s recent Budget ‘bonanza’ of an additional INR 1.5 lakh tax deduction on interest repayment of home loans availed till March 2020 will benefit very few people in urban India.

Reports Unsold Housing Inventory, Demand Supply in Real Estate, Luxury Housing Stock, Affordable Housing Stock, Mid Segment Housing Stock, Housing Delays in India, New Property Launches

Unsold luxury housing stock declines 12% in 1 year

The slowdown in Indian residential real estate over the last few years caused most high net-worth individuals (HNIs) to shun luxury housing and look at other investments within or outside real estate. However, ANAROCK’s latest study indicates that HNIs are now using the tail end of the slowdown in India’s luxury residential market to their advantage.

Column General Elections, Elections and real estate, India real estate news, Indian realty news, Real estate news India, Indian property market news, Track2Realty, Polls and property market

General Elections – the real estate connection

During any impending general elections, real estate stakeholders conjecture exhaustively about the likely impact on the real estate market. Conventionally, the period between the announcement of the election date till the final result day is a period marked by caution and hesitancy in the overall real estate market.

Column REIT, Real Estate Investment Trust, REIT in India, REIT investment, REIT success, REIT failure, Investment in REIT, Funding options in real estate, India real estate news, Indian realty news, Real estate news India, India property market news, Investment in property, Track2Realty

50% of Indian office stock qualifies for REITs

The listing of India’s first REIT by Blackstone-backed Embassy Group has been in the offing for quite some time, but it now finally appears that it will be listed within the first half of 2019. As REITs await their official deployment in India, investors hoping to cash on this new avenue for generous ROI growth seek to understand what exactly is in store for them – and for the real estate market.

Headlines 2018, Yearly review, New year in real estate, Yearly review of Indian real estate, Pains & gains of 2018, India real estate news, Indian realty news, Real estate news India, Indian property market news, Investment in property, ANAROCK Property Consultants, Anuj Puri, Track2Realty

The highs and lows of Indian real estate in 2018

Year 2018 was a veritable roller-coaster ride for the Indian real estate. Despite signs of recovery across segments, the liquidity crunch – further exacerbated by the NBFC crisis – put all industry stakeholders on tenterhooks.

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Is there any hope for Dharavi?

Mumbai’s Dharavi, one of the largest slums in Asia, has been an area of contention for almost two decades now. For all its revelations, the recent blockbuster film ‘Kaala’ only underscored what Mumbaikars, human rights activists, urban planners and real estate developers have known for decades – there is no simple formula for unravelling the complex Dharavi equation.

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