Track2Realty Exclusive: Once known for cotton cultivation, Annur is fast changing its outlook as cotton cultivation has taken a back seat in the last over a decade due to high cultivation cost and uneconomical operation arising out of poor marketing infrastructure. The region nevertheless holds tremendous potential to emerge as one of the key real estate hotspots in time to come.
Track2Realty Exclusive: Analysts have been wondering in the last couple of years that when the property market across the country had been witness to slowdown, how come Coimbatore market kept its momentum up with no visible signs of stress. As a matter of fact, the property prices in the city across the asset class noticed upward movement in the range of 10-15 per cent, thus bucking the trend of slowdown.
Track2Realty Exclusive: The occupier report of office space is often seen as the barometer of the vibrancy of the given property market since it indicates the level of economic activity that sustains all other segment of real estate, residential and commercial in particular. However, in downtown Coimbatore market this premise was never considered for critical evaluation since the market had multiple demand drivers and office uptake was not necessary criterion for any of these demand drivers.
Track2Realty Exclusive: If you want to know how the growth of the real estate can make a city bi-functional, visit Gobichettipalayam (also known as Gobi). It is a town and municipality in Tamil Nadu which happens to be the second largest city and urban agglomeration in Erode district and is the administrative headquarters of Gobichettipalayam taluka, revenue and educational districts.
Track2Realty Exclusive: If you think buyers’ market is a myth in Indian real estate, probably you have not been exposed to Coimbatore real estate. Furthermore, if you feel buyers’ market is an off shoot of crisis in the property market where the developers have gone belly up to go for distress sale, again experience this as a myth and not reality in Coimbatore property.
Track2Realty Exclusive: Any commercial property with a rental value of Rs. 70-80 per square feet may be an ideal place to do business with. That, however, is not a reality in Gandhipuram of Coimbatore. Reason: the destination known as the commercial belly of Coimbatore was till recently offering the rental yields in the range of Rs. 30-40 per square feet. Critics even term the recent appreciation as not sustainable in commercial property rally in this micro market.