Tag Archives: Foreign Investment

Opportunities For Foreign Investors in Indian Realty Sector

With relaxed FDI guidelines, real estate focused government initiatives and growing market, the Indian real estate holds a vast opportunity for investors seeking to invest in Indian real estate, says Cushman & Wakefield India survey. The Indian economy is expected to record GDP growth higher than China, making it the fastest in the world during… Read More »

India to attract USD 4.2bn global investment

With India emerging as a preferred investment destination, the country is expected to witness nearly USD 4.2 billion new capital in the realty sector in 2017, says Cushman & Wakefield. According to a report titled ‘The Great Wall of Money’ by the global consultant, new capital available for global real estate investment in 2017 is… Read More »

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 »

Blackstone, GIC top global real estate investors in India

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC Pte. Ltd and private equity firm Blackstone Group Lp have emerged as the two top global investors in India’s real estate sector after almost a decade of investing in the country. Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is fast moving into the big league. GIC and Blackstone, which have different investment… Read More »

For its first India deal, Allianz to partner Shapoorji Pallonji; German insurer eyes $5 bn investment

Allianz partners Pallonji for its first India deal German insurer Allianz is close to striking a deal with construction player Shapoorji Pallonji for approximately $400 million (R2,670 crore), three people familiar with the development confirmed to FE, reports Priyanka Ghosh in Mumbai. Allianz is looking to invest as much as $5 billion in India’s real… 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 »