Flexible workspaces: A continued journey in 2022

The office market sector in India has been witnessing uncertainty for the most part in the past two years. It has taken several hard decisions and various strategic permutations on the part of the industry players to keep afloat and strive towards relative normalcy during the pandemic-induced hardship. One such approach that has been suitable […]

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REITs in India: On an Upward Trajectory

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 […]

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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 […]

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To build or to refurbish?

Net zero commitments have increased rapidly over the years as countries, cities and businesses have pledged to create a more sustainable future. As real estate and the built environment is responsible for more than 40% of global carbon emissions, the sector has a significant role to play in achieving the net zero targets. Decarbonizing has become […]

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Climate tech funds in real estate: A necessary means to an end

We are undoubtedly living in an era that is increasingly being imperilled by climate change; and there is an urgent need to respond to this crisis. Today, commitments towards decarbonization and net zero carbon emissions have taken centre stage, especially with the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow implying concern over the emissions gap and the […]

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Tackling embodied carbon in real estate

Often sustainability in real estate has been synonymous with reducing carbon emissions; built environment being one of the largest contributors of GHGs. Till recently, it was all about enhancing energy efficiency of the building, but energy efficiency by itself does not translate to reduced environmental impact. This is just the operational carbon that we are […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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