Union Budget 2021-22 was broad-based with special emphasis on building robust healthcare infrastructure, physical infrastructure and affordable housing. It will result in job creation in the informal sector, which was severely impacted by the pandemic
Union Budget 2021-22 presents several opportunities to give the sector a shot in the arm. Given that real estate contributes more than 8% of the Indian economy, it has justifiable expectations.
As on 2019-end, 1,322 projects comprising ~5.76 lakh units (launched in 2013 or before) were stuck in various stages of (non) completion in top 7 cities; by 2020-end, this reduced to 1,132 projects comprising ~5.02 lakh units
The housing industry needs focused measures to further bolster demand in 2021. This year, the demands go beyond the usual suspects of single-window clearance and industry status.
On an average, 1/3rd of the overall project cost a real estate developer incurs in Mumbai goes towards various premiums. In one notable case, for a plot of land valued at INR 5 crore in Bandra, the developer had to pay premiums to the tune of approx. INR 6 crore to the BMC.
As per ANAROCK data, out of the total new housing supply in year 2015 (approx. 3.90 lakh units), branded players’ share accounted for 41% while the remaining 59% of housing supply was by non-branded players.
The Model Tenancy Act provides a clear roadmap for states to follow and tweak according to their local conditions and market. It remains to be seen to what extent the states will toe the central government’s line.
ANAROCK-Mace report titled ‘Navigating the India Data Centre Lifecycle – Trends & Perspectives’ reveals that India will see at least 28 large hyperscale data centres constructed over the next three years
South-Central Mumbai localities witnessed luxury home sales worth INR 500 Cr last month (October). In 2019, the corresponding period saw luxury sales worth approx. INR 150 crore, thus improving by >230% in the year.
Q3 2020 saw home sales values increase by more than 2.3 times to approx. INR 29,731 crore - up from INR 12,694 crore in the preceding quarter