Tag Archives: Demonetisation

Demonetisation and RERA: How will it impact property prices?

On November 8, 2016, the Government of India de-notified currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 as legal tender. The temporary shortage of cash adversely impacted several sectors that depended on cash, notably wholesale markets, the informal sector and even parts of the real estate industry. The real estate industry involves both, formal as… Read More »

Rental properties in residential and commercial segments pick up post demonetisation

Steady rentals, high absorption levels and limited supply, have contributed to the commercial real estate market in India witnessing an improved sentiment. This segment has witnessed a surge, relative to other real estate asset classes, on account of the growth in the IT/ITeS, BFSI and consulting sectors and the growth of high-potential start-ups. There has… Read More »

Commercial realty sales rose 9% in 2016

If demonetisation severely impacted the residential real estate segment in 2016 with sales dropping by 9% from 2015, the commercial real estate segment, backed by demand for office space, saw sales climbing 9% in 2016 over the previous year, according to real estate consulting firm. In a report, the property consultant said the year witnessed… Read More »

Demonetisation Delivers Massive Blow To Real Estate Market, Developers Say Sales Down By Half

Property market, long considered a black money safe haven, seems to have taken a big hit from demonetisation, with developers seeing their sales drop by about 50 per cent in the last three months and now pinning their hopes on buyers coming to market with ‘white money’. The genuine buyers in the residential market, on… Read More »

Mumbai’s Bandra-Kurla Complex office rentals market going strong despite demonetisation

Demonetisation has not slowed down the commercial property market, at least in Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC). Consider this fact: In the past one month, several office lease transactions have been concluded in the business district. Most of these deals have taken place in Maker Maxity, the 18-acre office complex which is a joint venture between Mukesh… Read More »

Demonetisation to hit industrial sector temporarily: Credit Suisse

Amidst demonetisation driving significant demand contraction in consumer discretionary sectors, public sector contracting can be a ‘safe haven’. Subsequent push on infra spending, subject to ability to spend, can be a positive as well. For Larsen & Toubro, the impact is limited to temporary disruption in near term and slower execution of real estate contracts. We… Read More »