Is Real Estate Investment a Good Idea This Festive Season?

  The festive season is round the corner. Just as segments like retail and FMCG, the real estate sector will also throw open several festive offers to lure homebuyers. The sector has remained under the wraps for some time now (owing to RERA and demonetisation) with subdued offtake and piled up inventories. Needless to say, that builders are now focussing […]

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Top Property Investment Hotspots 2018 – West and North India

By Santhosh Kumar, Vice Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants Real estate is a dynamic industry where things can change from year to year and even from quarter to quarter. The Indian real estate market has certainly been in flux after the recent policy upheavals. As such, investment decisions must necessarily move with the times. Here are 2018’s top-ranking real estate […]

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Increased Property Purchase Costs – Hype Vs. Reality

Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants Miracles have been known to happen when a chequebook lies on the negotiation table Stamp Duty Shocker On the real estate market, upward revisions of any kind can doubtlessly hurt. Let’s take the Maharashtra Government’s proposal to levy a surcharge of 1% on stamp duty, effectively raising it to 6% from the existing […]

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Vacant Affordable Housing – Causes (and Solutions?)

By Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants In any discussion about affordable housing in India today, the fact that a lot of such housing is actually lying vacant is bound to crop up. One may point out that, especially with the Government’s avowed intention of providing Housing for All by 2022, this supply should logically go towards bridging the affordable […]

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New Housing Launches up by 50% in Q2 2018

By Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants Affordable Housing Keeps the Momentum Going   Unsold inventory down 2% from 7.11 lakh units in Q1 2018 to 7.0 lakh units in Q2 2018 Unsold inventory declined 10% from 7.7 lakh units in Q4 2017   There has been a whopping 50% jump in overall new housing launches in Q2 2018 over the preceding quarter, with […]

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At Bengaluru’s Yelahanka, sound planning drives real estate growth

By Prashant Thakur, Head – Research, ANAROCK Property Consultants  Despite new launches decline, property prices in Yelahanka did not correct significantly and actually appreciated by 9% in the past 2 years Existing since the 12th century, Yelahanka is closely linked with the origin of Bengaluru. The book ‘Bengaluru to Bangalore’ by T.V. Annaswamy mentions that the word ‘Yelahanka’ is derived […]

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Co-working – a Threat to Conventional Offices?

By Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants Co-working spaces have redefined the work culture globally and India is one of the most fertile grounds for the growth of this new work environment option. From simple workplace with ungainly desks and chairs to much better-utilized spaces, automation and even added recreational facilities, office space structures in India have indeed changed a […]

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India Inc. Goes Global with Open Offices

 By Sukhdeep Aurora, Chief People Officer – ANAROCK Property Consultants Open offices are a new-age commercial spaces trend which is catching up across the globe, including in India. Improving wireless technology to suit changing business requirements is truly an enabler for this transformation. Millennials and globe-trotters today account for a large and ever-increasing share of the Indian working population – […]

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Realty 2018 – Can NCR Deliver on its Promises?

By Prashant Thakur, Head – Research, ANAROCK Property Consultants  Project delays are one of the most alarming issues historically dogging the Indian real estate sector. The dearth of effective planning and execution of construction activities, escalating construction costs, approval delays, diversion of allocated funds to other projects and tepid sales are some of the predominant factors resulting in project delays. […]

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Indian Real Estate’s IPO Revival

By Shobhit Agarwal, MD & CEO – ANAROCK Capital A decade ago (in 2007-08), prior to the global financial crisis hitting D-street, the Indian initial public offerings (IPO) market gave a stellar show with overall ₹41,300 crore funds raised, making India the 5th largest market in volume and 7th largest in value terms. Then the capital markets crashed in after […]

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