Real Estate Archive

The NBFC Real Estate Crisis – What, Why and What Next?

Shobhit Agarwal, MD & CEO – ANAROCK Capital   NBFCs account for over 50% of total developer financing – close to INR 4 trillion in FY2018 Real estate has already exhausted over 75% of available credit Consolidation of not only developers but also NBFCs on the cards   As an alternative to the main banking

NBFC Crisis – Real Estate on Tenterhooks

Shobhit Agarwal, MD & CEO – ANAROCK Capital It may be true that ‘when the going gets tough, the tough gets going,’ but this doesn’t hold true for the Indian real estate sector currently. The ongoing NBFC crisis post IL&FS default has made things even more difficult for developers.   Post the banking system’s freeze


Blockchain gaining traction among developers at this year’s Cityscape Global   Dubai, UAE; 24 September 2018: Dubai’s drive to become a global blockchain technology hub has been backed to transform the UAE real estate industry by leading developers behind more than 200 combined projects in different stages of development. Master developers Azizi Developments and IMKAN Properties

One year of GST – impact on real estate

Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants The Goods and Services Tax (GST), a revolutionary tax reform rolled out on the 1st of July 2017, has effectively replaced the previous Gordian Knot of multiple taxes like VAT, central excise duty, commercial tax, service tax, octroi, etc. It has made India a ‘tax-neutral’ nation – and

Paradigm Shift: Blockchain Set to Revolutionise Real Estate & Construction Industry : Antao AV, Chief Operating Officer, Synergy Property Development Services

While the influence of technology has permeated every industry and sector conceivable, whether it’s Banking, Manufacturing or Healthcare, the role technology is playing in shaping the real estate & construction industry is of transformational nature.  Of particular interest is the role new-gen technologies like Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), Machine learning, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Technology and the Future of Real Estate Consultancy in India

Anuj Puri – Chairman, Anarock Property Consultants At a time when technology is disrupting different industries across the world, the consumer-facing property brokerage industry cannot be far behind. Real estate was among the first marketplaces in India to attract and justify professional brokerage services, and took off in earnest on the back of increasing need

Indians ready to capitalise on Dubai’s lucrative real-estate industry

–          A majority of investors seeking property within the range of INR 3.24 Crore to INR 6.5 Crore –          33% of potential buyers interested in apartments, while 17% looking for villas October 17, 2017, Mumbai, India: When it comes to buying property in Dubai, Indian investors are quite willing to shell out big sums, as per a recent

Data Explosion – Three Tectonic Shifts in Indian Real Estate

    Ramesh Nair – CEO & Country Head, JLL India   In today’s technology-driven market environment, data rules – and for India’s real estate market, the importance of data was underlined in bold strokes by the implementation of RERA. No longer are we talking about ‘my data vs. your data’ – now, the most

The Liquor Ban Real Estate Story – Highway to Hell?   Ashutosh Limaye, National Director – Research, JLL India

With the recent Supreme Court ruling banning the sale of liquor from establishments located within 500 meters of the National and State highways, a new real estate dynamic is at play. Two different categories of establishments have been impacted, with corresponding effect on real estate:   F&B outlets located within malls and stand-alone restaurants located

Despite concerns over Brexit, UK rated as most attractive commercial real estate market

In the latest BrickVest commercial property investment barometer, 30% of investors selected the UK as their preferred location, albeit down slightly from 31% in Q1 2016 25% favour Germany as their location of choice and 18% for US and France Risk appetite amongst US and UK investors is at 56 and 55 meaning that investors