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.
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Better returns, a mature and transparent market are some of the factors that have made investors flock to the country’s commercial real estate. With commercial segment remaining the most favoured among all kinds of asset classes, high-net-worth investors and the uber-rich are now looking at pre-leased assets, primarily office assets, with hope.
JLL India has announced key leadership appointments at strategic positions in its Chennai business. Siva Krishnan has been appointed Managing Director, Chennai; Kanchana Krishnan has joined as Head – Markets and Retail, Chennai and Jerry Kingsley has stepped up as Head – Capital Markets, South India and Head – Sri Lanka.
ANAROCK Property Consultants has appointed Shajai Jacob, Executive Director & Head – Marketing (West Asia) at i JLL India, as Chief Executive Officer – GCC (Middle East).
The report highlights the need for new urban centers in the country, and shortlists 45 potential mega-cities such as Nagpur, Lucknow, Jaipur, Kochi and Bhopal, among others.
News Point: Supply/demand mismatch in terms of price and configurations…
After recording significant leasing in 4Q10, Mumbai city witnessed moderate transaction activity in 1Q11 as the major office occupiers of India Inc awaited the impact of budget on their corporate real estate strategy for the next fiscal year.
The period ending 1Q11 witnessed moderate activity in the office market in the city. With CBD vacancy rates continuing to hover at around 1%, office transactions were limited to either small office queries or larger office spaces that were inevitably a churn in the existing stock.