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Will scrapping on Article 370 open up real estate sector in J&K, Ladakh?

Will scrapping on Article 370 open up real estate sector in J&K, Ladakh?

Home Minister Amit Shah on August 5 proposed the scrapping of Article 370 that accords special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The Centre informed Parliament that the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) would be bifurcated into two Union Territories (UTs) – Jammu and Kashmir would become a Union Territory (UT) with a legislature while [...]

August 6, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Will scrapping on Article 370 open up real estate sector in J&K, Ladakh?

Arizona Retirement System plans $2.7bn real estate investments by 2023

Arizona Retirement System plans $2.7bn real estate investments by 2023

Arizona State Retirement System intends to invest $2.7bn (€2.4bn) in real estate over next the four years to enable it to reach its 20% allocation target. In a board meeting document, the $38bn US pension fund’s consultant RCLCO Real Estate Advisors said part of the plan would involve the selling of some existing non-strategic real [...]

July 27, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Arizona Retirement System plans $2.7bn real estate investments by 2023

Dubai’s real estate slump catches up with the city’s finance hub

Dubai’s real estate slump catches up with the city’s finance hub

Walk into the latest expansion of Dubai’s financial district and you’ll see a handful of small art galleries, some upscale men’s tailors and plenty of retail space waiting for takers. The DubaiInternational Financial Centre isn’t being spared a slump in the emirate’s retail and property market as it struggles to attract tenants to its 1 billion [...]

July 23, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Dubai’s real estate slump catches up with the city’s finance hub

Over 50 per cent builders exit top real estate markets due to entry of large players in nine Indian cities

Over 50 per cent builders exit top real estate markets due to entry of large players in nine Indian cities

A long-drawn sales slowdown coupled with the entry of large players has forced over 50 per cent of developers to exit the realty market in top nine Indian cities, with the number of operating developers going down from 3,538 in 2011-12 to just 1,745 in 2017-18. Experts hint that there could be more churn in [...]

July 9, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Over 50 per cent builders exit top real estate markets due to entry of large players in nine Indian cities

Budget 2019: Real estate looks for infrastructure status, push to rental housing in the upcoming Budget

Budget 2019: Real estate looks for infrastructure status, push to rental housing in the upcoming Budget

Budget 2019-20: Expectation from the government in Budget 2019-20 is to frame a National Rental Housing Policy in order to meet the target of Housing for all by 2022. Union Budget 2019 India: Despite the Narendra Modi government’s constant focus on improving housing, real estate is perhaps the only sector of the economy that has witnessed a [...]

July 3, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Budget 2019: Real estate looks for infrastructure status, push to rental housing in the upcoming Budget

Real Estate Buzz: Startups fuel student housing business in India

Real Estate Buzz: Startups fuel student housing business in India

Sensing the potential of the student housing market, many start-ups have entered the fray. Student housing providers such as Oxfordcaps, Tribestays, PLACIO, Stanza Living, Campus Student Communities, Housr, Simplyguest, etc. currently operate in Delhi, Pune, Bengaluru, Noida, Mumbai, Indore, Dehradun, Ahmedabad and Jaipur. The top 10 players in the organized student housing space collectively operating [...]

July 2, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real Estate Buzz: Startups fuel student housing business in India

Will real estate find enough money to come out of doldrums?

Will real estate find enough money to come out of doldrums?

There is not enough money for the industry to build residential houses. So why should you be worried as a property buyer? Unless there is institutional money available to build the towers, you may not get the houses you have booked or are planning to book. “With a plethora of new laws to protect consumers from being [...]

June 28, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Will real estate find enough money to come out of doldrums?

This Fintech Firm’s Investing Platform Could Change Real Estate Forever

This Fintech Firm’s Investing Platform Could Change Real Estate Forever

If someone walked up to you and asked how technology makes your life better, you could probably rattle off at least a dozen examples in under a minute, citing everything from mobile coffee apps and on-demand streaming to smart home systems and tele-health services. But what if someone asked you how technology makes you money? [...]

June 26, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on This Fintech Firm’s Investing Platform Could Change Real Estate Forever

The NBA’s Unlikely Real Estate Mogul: Inside Luol Deng’s Towering $125 Million Portfolio

The NBA’s Unlikely Real Estate Mogul: Inside Luol Deng’s Towering $125 Million Portfolio

Luol Deng has spent 15 years in the NBA and has always put up solid numbers, averaging nearly 15 points per contest over 900-plus games. The 34-year-old forward, who played for the Minnesota Timberwolves this past season, has never been the headliner on any of the five teams he’s played for, but he does have [...]

June 22, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on The NBA’s Unlikely Real Estate Mogul: Inside Luol Deng’s Towering $125 Million Portfolio

Indians buying more real estate abroad: Outbound capital doubles on overseas commercial property purchase

Indians buying more real estate abroad: Outbound capital doubles on overseas commercial property purchase

Indians are investing more in real estate in foreign countries India’s outbound capital in buying commercial property overseas nearly doubling in the last financial year said a report. Now standing at $0.7 billion, the increase has been witnessed in 12 months to Q1 2019 while the past number stood at over $0.37 billion in the [...]

June 19, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Indians buying more real estate abroad: Outbound capital doubles on overseas commercial property purchase

IL&FS likely to sell its headquarters, non-core real estate assets to reduce debt, says report

IL&FS likely to sell its headquarters, non-core real estate assets to reduce debt, says report

Crisis-ridden Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) is planning to sell its Mumbai headquarters, along with other non-core real estate assets, in order to raise up to Rs 6,000 crore to reduce debt, reported The Economic Times. The move comes as the firm tries to reduce close to Rs 94,000 crore debt and improve cash position, [...]

June 2, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on IL&FS likely to sell its headquarters, non-core real estate assets to reduce debt, says report

Can Renta Corporación Real Estate, S.A. (BME:REN) Maintain Its Strong Returns?

Can Renta Corporación Real Estate, S.A. (BME:REN) Maintain Its Strong Returns?

Many investors are still learning about the various metrics that can be useful when analysing a stock. This article is for those who would like to learn about Return On Equity (ROE). We’ll use ROE to examine Renta Corporación Real Estate, S.A. (BME:REN), by way of a worked example. Over the last twelve months Renta Corporación [...]

May 27, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Can Renta Corporación Real Estate, S.A. (BME:REN) Maintain Its Strong Returns?