REITs, today, are increasingly being preferred as a viable investment option as they are real estate asset backed, operated and maintained by trusts. While the share of REITs in the overall real estate market capitalization is quite substantial on a global scale and have been in existence in the west since the 1960s, the current […]
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2022: Expectations for The Road Ahead
2021 saw a fair amount of traction across most asset classes, barring the second quarter of the year. As we step into 2022, there is cautious optimism governing the market, given the threat of the Omicron variant looming large on the horizon. Nonetheless here are some key expectations for the period: The new perspective on […]
Looking back 2021: Resilience in the Face of Tribulations
Indian real estate went through one of its most challenging phases in 2020 as industries across the globe observed severe constraints in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The period witnessed some of the harshest upheavals in the real estate industry in modern times, encompassing even the otherwise robust office market of the country and […]
Decarbonization & Real Estate
Decarbonization has taken center stage, especially in the run up to the COP 26 climate conference next month. The building sector alone contributes to 40% of the global carbon emissions and since buildings account for most of the carbon emissions, it is important that the sector plays an active role to contribute towards decarbonization. The […]
Fractional Ownership In Commercial Real Estate in India – Viability And Outlook
The past few years have witnessed a plethora of investment avenues opening up for the discerning investor in the country. With an increasing number of people veering towards an alternate income source, largely to fulfil their aspirations and fortify their retirement corpus, fractional ownership in Commercial Real Estate (CRE) has emerged as one of the […]
What can property owners do to stay relevant and beat obsolescence?
The changing requirement from the built environment in terms of energy efficiency, minimal impact on the environment, the journey to net zero make properties susceptible to being devalued on account of non- performance, leading to them to be tagged as stranded assets. […]
Green Leasing – Another step towards sustainable built environment
2020 has been a decisive year for sustainable business, the pandemic has accelerated the shift to sustainable environment and has increased the urgency to plan and anticipate the next global crisis which is climate change. To combat climate change many nations are reducing their CO2 emission levels and have committed to net-zero emissions targets. In […]
The Delta Variant Is Causing Doubts. What Can CRE Expect?
2022 was supposed to be a year of accelerating growth as we recover from the pandemic, especially for commercial real estate sectors that were particularly hard hit, such as retail, office and hotels. While the economic prognosis is still good, the Delta variant is raising doubts about top line forecasts. What can CRE expect in […]
Does the Hybrid Workplace Model Work for You?
A hybrid workplace model supports a mix of in-office as well as remote workers. This model has been or at least is in the process of being adopted by a vast majority of companies as a direct result of the pandemic. Of course, the adoption of the Hybrid Workplace Model largely depends on the nature […]
Warehousing & Logistics Sector in India: Keeping up with Technology & Innovation
The past year 2020 has proved to be a turning point for most industries across the globe. While the COVID-19 outbreak manifested itself as the saboteur of many businesses, it also acted as a catalyst for the growth of several others. In the case of India, the pandemic not only brought the warehousing and logistics […]