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  • Compact homes (area less than 646 sq. ft)see maximum traction in Vadodara
  • Surat’s residential market set to boom on the back of DREAM City

Ahmedabad, 26 October 2018: Gujarat’s real estate market presents a mixed bag of highs and lows, according to ANAROCK Property Consultants’ report ‘Gujarat – Land of Innumerable Possibilities.

As knowledge partner for the event, ANAROCK launched the report at the CII Realty & Infrastructure Conclave 2018 in Ahmedabad today.

Shobhit Agarwal, MD & CEO – ANAROCK Capital said, “Gujarat has attracted over ₹65,432 crores of FDI over the last 5 years, accounting for 5% of the total investments in the country. The state’s major real estate markets are largely stable, barring a minor price correction in early 2017 due to demonetisation. Smaller-sized housing units appear to attract the maximum demand overall, though Surat is a notable exception. While there has been fairly constant housing price growth in all segments since 2016, the maximum price rise in major cities of the state has been in the mid-segment.”

Housing Price Trends

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Anuj PuriAnuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants

  • Housing sales jumped by nearly 8% in the first 3 quarters of 2018
  • NBFC crisis hijacks Indian real estate’s growth story, fallout into 2019
  • General elections will play a role in the sector’s fate in 2019

As we embark on the final lap of this calendar year, it is appropriate to take a quick glimpse of what has happened in the Indian real estate sector during a highly tumultuous 2018.

Given the RBI’s alternating cautious and proactive stance towards managing the overall economy, it remains to be seen if 2018 will bring any further surprises for the real estate sector. If not, we can expect fairly steady sailing until the end of the year.

2018 So Far

  • Residential Real Estate

The year 2018 brought with it a new ray of hope for the residential sector, with both sales and new supply gradually picking up across the top 7 Indian cities – Bengaluru, National Capital Region (NCR),

Sukhdeep Aurora, Chief People Officer – ANAROCK Property Consultants

The best companies attract the best talent, but the best talent also knows its value and will always have its sights on even better opportunities. This is why a top-ranking company will focus on employee retention at least as much as on acquiring right talent.

The fact that the best talent will be the most productive is more or less a given – that’s why they are the best. A company’s most productive employees will bring personal accountability and ownership to their work, so they know that their productivity is closely interlinked with their own career growth within the firm.

However, it goes without saying that an organization must also do everything it can to foster not only employee productivity but also satisfaction and a sense of being valued, and ‘belonging’. One of the primary means of doing this is by providing an enabling workplace environment. Adopting an open office plan can be one of the best ways of achieving this.

Open offices have their detractors – and, in many individual cases,  some of the objections do have merit.

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  • MMR, Pune, Bengaluru & Chennai accounted for 76% of the new supply
  • MMR saw max. jump in buys with 16% increase, NCR & Hyderabad lowest with 2% increase
  • Overall unsold housing inventory reduced by 2%

As anticipated, the real estate market across the top 7 cities in Q3 2018 stayed subdued. The quarter saw a meagre 3% increase in the overall fresh housing supply as against the preceding quarter.

These new launches were largely dominated by the lower-budget segment (< Rs. 40 lakh) with nearly 42% of the total new supply. 33% launches were in the mid segment (Rs. 40-80 lakh) and the remaining 25% in the luxury and ultra-luxury segments.

The third quarter of the year is usually a lull period due to the 15-day shraddh period, which is considered inauspicious for buying property. Consequently, builders keep new projects on hold for the ensuing festive season beginning early October.

In terms of purchases, there was a slight increase of 9% during the Q3 as compared to Q2 2018 across the top 7 cities of India.

Soumendu ChatterjeeSoumendu Chatterjee, City Lead – Kolkata, ANAROCK Property Consultants

Commissioned in the late 1970s, EM (Eastern Metropolitan) Bypass in Kolkata was previously a long stretch of road abutting undeveloped land.

EM Bypass stretches from Bidhannagar to Kamalgazi and was built to create a high-speed link between the northern and southern fringes, and also to reduce the perennial traffic congestion on Gariahat Road.

EM Bypass connects some of Kolkata’s prominent localities such as Salt Lake, Maniktala, Park Circus area, Gariahat, Sealdah Railway Station, Jodhpur Park, Selimpur, Lake Gardens, Jadavpur and Garia. EM Bypass also provides excellent connectivity to distant parts of Kolkata and other cities.

Located close to Kolkata’s CBD (central business district), the EM Bypass region is today witnessing a surge in housing demand from thousands of employees working in the IT-ITeS companies, industries and public offices in and around it.

In addition to the continuous physical infrastructure upgrades such as ongoing metro and BRTS network, EM Bypass is adequately endowed with social infrastructure. There are a number of retail malls/shopping complexes, high-end hotels and restaurants, hospitals and educational institutions on both sides of the Bypass.

Anuj PuriAnuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants

The festive season is considered auspicious for property purchase and Indians across many states prefer to make informed property buying decisions during this period.

To encash on the increased demand during the festive season, builders, on their part, leave no stone unturned to lure customers with freebies and discounts.

Over the last few years, mounting unsold stock across cities prompted developers to clear their stock and focus more on project completion rather than launch new ones.

Festive Season Offers

This year, launches have increased, and many builders have, in fact, been offering schemes, freebies and discounts all year long to attract home buyers.

Some of the prominent offers include cash discounts, flexi-payment plans, no registration or stamp duty fees, no EMIs till possession, free home appliances or gold coins, etc.

A lot is up for grabs and it is interesting to note the variations in festive discounts. Cash-starved developers are also coming up with some very innovative and attractive schemes.

If we analyse the trends during the year and previous festive season,

51% home buyers seek rental income, 39% prefer affordable housing

  • 39% prefer to invest in housing priced below ₹40 Lakh
  • 68% seek property for end-use; 52% favour compact 2BHKs
  • 51% of investors focused on rental returns

As many as 81% of polled aspiring homebuyers acknowledge Indian real estate’s improved and improving transparency, discipline and accountability post implementation of regulatory policies, reveals ANAROCK Property Consultants’ Real Estate Consumer Outlook: H2 2018.

Anuj PuriCommenting on the survey, Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants says, “With the now discernible impact of RERA, DeMo and GST, housing sales are seeing an upward trajectory in 2018 q-o-q. New launches have also gone up this year with affordable housing witnessing significant growth. NRIs see India’s rebooted real estate market environment conducive enough to justify property investments, especially on the back of the depreciating rupee.”

  • Nearly 69% of prospective buyers are looking to buy property for end-use
  • 84% are looking for homes which are either ready-to-move-in or slated to complete in the next 6 months.

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PRESS RELEASE

80% Of Navi Mumbai Launches Affordable-To-Mid-Segment – ANAROCK-CREDAI Report

  • Housing sales have exceeded launches in the past two years
  • At 36,400 units, Navi Mumbai has only 15% of MMR’s overall unsold supply
  • Navi Mumbai ranks 2nd in Ease of Living out of 111 cities, surpassing Greater Mumbai & Thane

Navi Mumbai, 5 October 2018: Nearly 80% of the overall residential project launches in Navi Mumbai from 2013 to H1 2018 are in the affordable (< INR 40 Lakh) and mid-segment (INR 40 Lakh – INR 80 Lakh) budget range, states a report by ANAROCK Property Consultants and CREDAI.

The report ‘Navi Mumbai – City of Possibilities‘ was released at the Capital Connect event organized by CREDAI BANM in Vashi, Navi Mumbai today.

Anuj PuriAnuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants says, “If we focus on the unsold inventory, it emerges that Navi Mumbai has a mere 15% of the overall pent-up housing stock in MMR.

Anuj KejriwalAnuj Kejriwal, MD & CEO – ANAROCK Retail

  • Online retail is projected to grow to US$ 73 billion by 2022
  • Retail sector attracted US$ 147.40 million investments in FY18
  • Organised retail penetration expected to reach 10% in 2020 against current 7% 
  • Amazon & Alibaba are investing in offline stores – brick-and-mortar retail will survive the ‘online assault’

The Changing Dynamics of Indian Retail 

The Indian retail sector is on a faster roll than ever before. Rapid urbanization and digitization, rising disposable incomes and lifestyle changes – particularly of the middle-class – are acting as booster rockets for the Indian retail sector, which is projected to grow from US$ 672 billion in 2017 to US$ 1.3 trillion in 2020.

Over the last two decades, the Indian retail market has witnessed phenomenal changes, evolving rapidly from traditional shops to large multi-format stores in malls offering a global experience, and on to the highly tech-driven e-commerce model.

These changes have resulted in unprecedented growth in overall consumption with numbers suggesting that consumer expenditure in India will rise to US$ 3,600 billion by 2020 from US$ 1,824 billion in 2017.

Anuj PuriAnuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants

Technology has disrupted almost every facet of the real estate business today. However, the creation of the core product is and will remain the most important aspect of this business, and advanced technologies are certainly playing a major role there.

By adopting innovative technologies like automation in construction, innovative designs, sustainability, use of prefabricated material and online marketing, developers can value-engineer their product.

Let’s look at some of the existing and upcoming technology disruptions in real estate construction.

  1. 3D Printing

Among the many new technologies already adopted by the construction sector, 3D Printing (large-scale printing of homes) is anticipated to change the way real estate is built over the next decade.

Though still very nascent, 3D Printing can potentially replace a substantial amount of construction across major segments, including residential, commercial or even retail.

This will be a massive paradigm shift in real estate development. Apart from seriously reducing waste, cost and labour requirements, 3D printing will help builders penetrate the hitherto inaccessible areas of dense urban centres,

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