Tag Archives: Commercial Investment

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 »

India’s top car makers develop own real estate, invest in own properties

Rising rentals in most Indian cities are making big auto companies tweak their real estate strategy and start investing in own properties — be it for the company headquarters, sales offices, or even dealerships. The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki has already set up a real estate subsidiary that is looking to acquire land… Read More »

Indian cities top real estate prospects in 2017

This year’s Investment Prospects survey from Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PwC shows a strong shift away from last year’s favorites, which featured core markets in Japan and Australia, in favor of emerging-market destinations. The survey also found steep declines in the popularity of gateway cities with the exception of Shanghai which has seen a… Read More »

PNB Housing to invest over Rs 300 crore in Parinee’s office project

Private equity major Carlyle Group-backed mortgage lender PNB Housing Finance has entered into an agreement to invest over Rs 300 crore in realty developer Parinee Group’s commercial project, said two persons familiar with the development. The total funding, to meet project expenses, will be provided in stages and the tenure of the facility is four… Read More »

Breaking Ground: Chinese Investment in US Real Estate

Chinese investment around the world surged over the past decade, expanding from an early focus on natural resource extraction and energy in developing countries to broader industries and advanced products and services in developed markets. In 2014, Chinese outward foreign direct investment (FDI) totaled $116 billion, and approximately $18.1 billion flowed into the United States.… Read More »

CPPIB to invest in India’s largest realty deal

In the largest deal brewing up in the commercial real estate space in India, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board   (CPPIB) is leading the negotiation to acquire private equity firm Everstone Group’s industrial and logistics real estate development platform, IndoSpace, as part of private real estate investment (REIT), said two people familiar with the development.… Read More »

Piramal Fund Management invests Rs 700 crore in two Mumbai commercial projects

Piramal Fund Management, the financial services arm of Ajay Piramal-led Piramal Group, has deployed Rs 700 crore collectively against two commercial properties, Reliable Tech Park and Empire Towers in suburban Mumbai. The funding suggests a possible revival in demand for real estate despite demonetisation that was seen as a dampener for the sector. The lender would… Read More »

Dubai hot favourite for realty investment

Indians have by far remained the most prolific foreign investors in Dubai realty, outshining capital inputs from British, Russians and all others. As per the data from Government of Dubai’s Land Department, Indians have once again topped the charts as the number one investor in Dubai realty with a whopping investment of Rs 13,600 crore… Read More »