Coming to real estate, 2017 was a roller coaster ride, with policy changes leading to speculations regarding the investment scenario. However, with global real estate investment activity broadly tracking last year’s pace, we saw India’s investment market attract over $5.1 billion in 2017. Commercial marketsThe volume of total investments in the office asset class are clearly on an upswing with equity participation continuing to be the preferred mode for investment by PE players. Surprisingly, over 58% of total investments in malls have been in Tier II cities, signalling at the growth potential in such cities. We expect the new reforms to improve investor confidence and prepare the template for a more organised and transparent sector leading to it finding it's footing as the most favoured investment destination.
Source: The Hindu January 12, 2018 08:08 UTC