A Closer Look At Boutique Luxury Homes

Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants

With the revival in Indian residential real estate well underway, it is pertinent to turn our attention to which formats have been in high demand at every given juncture.

Such awareness is primarily useful from an investor’s point of view, but anyone who tracks Indian real estate out of purely academic interest cannot fail to be interested, either.

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How Millennials Have Redefined The Indian Residential Market

Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants

By now, it has become quite clear that as a generation, Millennials have a very different take on home ownership than their parents and grandparents did.

This trend has been studied extensively in the West, but it has made itself quite obvious in India too. How do Millennials view home purchase differently in general, and in India in particular?

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Anuj Puri’s ANAROCK Appoints Rahul Yadav As Chief Product & Technology Officer

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Anuj Puri’s ANAROCK Appoints Rahul Yadav As Chief Product & Technology Officer

Housing.com co-founder to drive the Firm’s thrust for high-tech enabled online residential brokerage

Mumbai, 3 July 2017ANAROCK Property Consultants, which prominent real estate industry stalwart Anuj Puri launched last month, today announced that it has appointed Housing.com‘s co-founder and ex-CEO Rahul Yadav as Chief Product & Technology Officer.

“This appointment is in line with ANAROCK’s highly technology-driven orientation and business model for its residential advisory services,” says Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants. “The online real estate business is still in its fledgling stage in India, and we are taking the lead on boosting it into maturity. So far, the real estate sector has not been able to emulate the success of ecommerce for consumer durables and services. We intend to change that, and Rahul Yadav’s experience in harnessing the consumer housing market at via technology will add the key element. The cutting-edge and highly consumer-focused technology platform and support infrastructure we will build here will bring in a complete transformation of the residential property business.”

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The Impact Of GST On Residential Real Estate

Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

The switchover to the GST regime is undoubtedly one of the biggest tax reforms in post-independence India.  From July 1 2017, GST effectively cuts through a confounding Gordian knot of taxation complexity in the country.

In other words, it replaces the multiple taxes levied by the central and state governments and will become subsumed of all the indirect taxes, including central excise duty, commercial tax, octroi tax/charges, Value-Added Tax (VAT) and service tax.

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Anuj Puri Launches ANAROCK Property Consultants Residential Brokerage, Fund & Investment Platform

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Anuj Puri Launches ANAROCK Property Consultants Residential Brokerage, Fund & Investment Platform

Fund will invest INR 300 crore in, Residential projects, targets USD 500 mn by 2020

Mumbai, 26 June 2017Anuj Puri, former Chairman & Country Head of international property consultancy JLL India, today announced the launch of ANAROCK Property Consultants Pvt. Ltd., essentially rebranding JLL’s erstwhile residential brokerage business which he acquired earlier this year.

Simultaneously, Puri announced the Firm’s real estate investment and fund platform, which will invest INR 300 crore in Residential real estate projects.

“We have chosen the brand ANAROCK with the motto ‘Values Over Value’ to reflect a business model and philosophy founded on the bedrock of Trust and Reliability,” says Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants Pvt. Ltd. “ANAROCK is the Group Brand, which will house multiple real estate services verticals. We will provide our regular residential advisory services which charges zero brokerage from our customers. Additionally, the Firm will operate a revolutionary business model of bulk-purchasing residential apartment inventory through a proprietary investment fundANAROCK will also provide debt, equity and mezzanine funding to residential developers. And this is just the beginning.” 

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Gurgaon Real Estate – Steady Growth Ahead

Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

The suburb of Gurgaon has been an essential contributor to the urban sprawl that comprises of prime Delhi NCR. The region has become synonymous with a viral-like growth in the past decade and has assumed a homogeneous nature being a well-established business, housing and leisure hub.

The new residential growth comprising of multistoried apartments initially started along its major arterial roads of MG Road, Golf Course Road and later spread down along the main highway connecting it to Delhi–NH-8.

Further along the way as the city started to grow its wings, newer areas were opened up along the Golf Course Extension Road and newer sectors opened up along the proposed Dwarka-Gurgaon Expressway and both sides of the NH-8, beyond the second toll plaza.

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Housing For All By 2022 – The Clock Is Ticking

Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

Affordable housing is not just about providing homes to the lower-income strata of society, though that is what the Modi government’s avowed intention behind the ‘Housing for All by 2022‘ doubtlessly is.

Affordable housing creation also has a direct and favourable correlation with the nation’s economy, as well as most other real estate segments. Housing for lower-income wage earners increases the economic strength of any city or region, as it attracts inward migration which creates a bigger manpower pool.

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Decoding The Indian Luxury Housing Story

Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

Luxury housing in India is the proverbial sitting duck for target practice in the shooting gallery that is the Indian residential property sector.

Market pundits and the media never get tired of taking potshots at it, and claiming that this segment has got run out – even though Indian luxury housing is actually something of a newbie on the pitch and still has very long innings ahead of it.

Maybe the fact that there are a lot of wealthy people in a country with so much poverty strikes some as an aberration, rather than a reason for pride.

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Understanding The Intricacies Of Real Estate Funding

Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

Real estate development remains a highly lucrative business line, which is why most builders retain skin in the game even in the face of strong market headwinds.

However, real estate development also remains a highly capital intensive business, and among the many new market truths that RERA has brought to the fore, the fact that only well-capitalized players will endure going forward stands out.

The ‘time-honoured’ practice of raising funds from the market via ‘pre-launches’ has now become untenable.

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Investors Gearing To Ride The REITs Wave

Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

The formation of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) will help in the expansion of the quality real estate universe in India, besides giving developers another instrument to exit their projects.

REITs would own real estate, and most of them are expected to have their shares listed on the stock market. These listings will provide retail investors a good and an entirely new opportunity to participate in real estate’s growth story in India.

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