Category Archives: Delhi

Scarcity of leased office space sparks investor rush

Large property investors are scrambling to buy commercial towers where tenants have moved in, driving up the capital value of these buildings. However, with rentals failing to catch up, returns from these investments have fallen, real estate brokers and advisors said. Stiff competition among sovereign wealth funds and large private equity funds for scarce assets… Read More »

Co-working spaces are becoming popular in Delhi NCR

With a thriving start-up ecosystem aided by the Modi Government’s efforts to create an enabling environment for entrepreneurs across the country, demand for co-working spaces has been rising in recent times. Among the main drivers of this phenomenon are the increasing number of freelance professionals and consultants in today’s globalised workforce. Also, co-working business centres… Read More »

Saks appoints Aditya Birla Fashion to open first Indian outlet

Ultra-luxury retail business in new-age India will be founded on old money. North America’s oldest commercial firm is partnering Aditya Birla Group, whose origins date back to 1857, to start Saks Fifth Avenue outlets in a country that once boasted of the poshest store east of the Suez. Hudson’s Bay Co.-owned Saks, which competes with… Read More »

Date: February 20, 2017 Category: City Delhi

DLF to invest Rs 3,500 crore in 2017 to complete running projects

India’s largest realty firm DLF Ltd will invest about Rs 3,500 crore this year to complete construction of almost all of its existing housing projects, a senior company official said. DLF has 18.5 million square feet area under construction in various housing projects, and it is targeting to complete about 15-16 million sq ft by… Read More »

DLF promoters in advanced talks for 40% stake sale in rental arm

The promoters of DLF are in advanced discussions with shortlisted investors to sell their 40% stake in the realty developer’s rental arm, DLF Cyber City Developers (DCCDL), its management said. The final bids will be presented to a committee of independent directors for the evaluation and making the final decision, they told analysts on an… Read More »

DLF investors a worried lot amid major cancellations

Realty major DLF saw nearly 50% cancellations of gross sales in the first nine months of FY17, sparking concerns among investors. At an investor presentation, DLF said, out of Rs 1,550 crore gross sales booked in the first nine months of the current fiscal, it saw cancellationupgradation of Rs 790 crore, effectively reducing bookings to… Read More »

Rs 12,000 crore deal: Singapore’s GIC leads race to buy 40% stake in DLF’s rental arm

GIC of Singapore is set to enter into exclusive bilateral negotiations with KP Singh and his family, the promoters of India’s largest real estate firm DLF Limited, to acquire their 40% stake in DLF Cyber City Developers Limited (DCCDL), the company that owns a portfolio of leased commercial assets, including the entire Cyber City complex… Read More »

Coworking space provider Innov8 raises angel funding round

Coworking space provider Innov8 has raised an undisclosed amount in an angel round enabled by LetsVenture and Venture Catalysts. The round saw investments by prominent angel investors such as Vijay Shekhar Sharma of Paytm, Rajan Anandan of Google, Kunal Shah of FreeCharge, Girish Mathrubootham of Freshdesk and Anand Chandrasekeran of Facebook. The Delhi-based company plans… Read More »

Meet, the new co-working space in india

Oneco.Work is an office space provider for entrepreneurs and startups. It offers premium co-working office spaces and essential back-end services, with a broad range of facilities that meet the requirements of startups of all scales and sizes.Its mission is to enable entrepreneurs to scale their businesses with alacrity by offering them a conducive work environment. Oneco.Work… Read More »