Logistics leasing in the country has recorded a growth of 31 per cent on a yearly basis, crossing 13 million sq ft, as per a CBRE South Asia report titled ‘India Industrial and Logistics Market View, H1 2019’. Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru accounted for more than 60 per cent of the leasing activity
Knight Frank India has launched the 10th edition of its flagship half-yearly report – India Real Estate. The report presents a comprehensive analysis of the residential (across eight cities) and office (across seven cities) market performance for the period July-December 2018 (H2 2018).
The ongoing Non-Banking Financial Companies’ (NBFC) cash crunch can hit close to home as it could have a cascading impact on the somewhat improving residential real sector. This is primarily because for last few years, developers had been availing term loans from NBFCs and Housing Finance Companies (HFCs) and any turmoil in the latter is bound to impact the Indian realty industry.
There's been plenty of action in the Indian real-estate sector in the wake of policy moves like Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), Goods and Services Tax (GST), Housing for All by 2022, foreign direct investment (FDI), the Benami Transactions Prohibitions Act, demonetisation, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) and land title insurance, among others.
2017 saw a paradigm shift in how India invests its money. While still reeling under the impact of demonetisation, the year saw an introduction of major policy changes as well as the boom of newer and riskier investment avenues, including Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies.