India Real Estate Investment

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India Real Estate Investment is a significant feature of the Indian realty market under the initiation of the investors and developers, leading to future real estate development in India. The development of private ownership of property real estate in India has become a major area of business with India Real Estate Investment playing the vital role. India Real Estate Investment involves minimum risk for getting maximum return.

India Real Estate Investment has rising demand in every sector like commercial, residential, retail, industrial and hospitality. But maximum demand is observed in the booming IT sector. The India Real Estate Investment is facilitated by the liberal economic policies of the government.

  • Factors Favoring India Real Estate Investment:

    1.Increasing growth in residential properties due to lower interest rates, easy availability of housing finance, rising income, better job prospects and increase of nuclear families.
    2.Growth of retail market in India due to increasing demand from retailers, higher disposable incomes and opening up of FDI in Retail.
    3.Burgeoning IT and ITES industry
    4.Growing commercial property market
    5.Emerging hospitality or hotel industry due to the exceptional boom in inbound tourism and the IT sector
    6.Development of the special economic zones

  • Role of Government in India Real Estate Investment:
    The Indian government has been playing a proactive role in the India Real Estate Investment and thereby promoting investors to invest in Indian real estate market. The different laws governing real estate are -

    1.Indian Transfer of Property Act
    2.Indian Registration Act, 1908
    3.Indian Urban Land (Ceiling And Regulation) Act, 1976
    4.Stamp Duty
    5.Rent Control Acts
    6.Property Tax
    7.Foreign Exchange Regulation Act, 1973

  • Foreign Role in India Real Estate Investment:
    The liberal government policies have facilitated the expansion of the foreign involvement in the India Real Estate Investment sector. At present, the non-resident Indians have played a very important role in transforming the Indian real estate market. Some of the important foreign investors in the Indian real estate market are like-

    • Emmar Properties
    • Laing O'Rourke (LOR)
    • Morgan-Stanley Real Estate
    • Vancouver-based Royal Indian Raj International Corporation (RIRIC)
    • Indonesia-based Siputra Selim group
    • US-based Warburg Pincus
    • Blackstone Group
    • Broadstreet
    • Columbia Endowment Fund
    • California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)

  • India Real Estate Investors:

    There are Indian institutions like HDFC, ICICI Venture and Kotak Mahindra launching funds to invest in real estate market in India.

  • Indian Real Estate Investment Trust:
    The Indian Real Estate Investment Trust will play significant role in the investment in real estate helping the individual investors to own a share of the profiting real estate market.

    Currently in the Real Estate Investment World India 2007 there has been an interactive discussion on the dynamic growth of the growing India real estate market and the strong growth opportunities in rising sectors like financial services, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, and biotechnology will further enhance the scope for India Real Estate Investment.

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