Real Estate News and Updates Chandigarh, Mohali, Zirapkur


Mid-range homes flavour of the season: Survey Trends show that over 63 percent of homebuyers will buy property anytime during 2020; 46 percent bought property in 2019 because of attractive prices

Money Control. Mar. 2020 See details

Four factors that may rekindle buyers’ interest in real estate

Live Mint. Mar. 2020 See details

Airport retail opportunity in India to grow to $9.3 bn by 2030 from $1.4 bn

The Economic Times. Feb. 2020 See details

Office spaces grow despite economic slowdown, with co-working being a rising star

Business Insider. Nov. 2019 See details

Changing Consumer Mindset And Full-Stack Service Model Are Shaping Proptech In India; Here’s How

Inc. 42. Oct. 2019 See details

Proptech is changing the way property managers do business

Henley Standard. Oct. 2019 – “According to a survey of real-estate professionals by KPMG, 97% felt that digital innovations will have an influence on their business, while 78% said the influence of tech had already increased during the past 12 months.” See details

PE funds pump $3.8 billion into Indian real estate

Economic Times. Oct. 2019 – “Commercial real estate continues to be the hot investment target for private equity investors in 2019 and the trend will most likely continue in the quarters ahead.”” See details

Shaped by the Metro: How connectivity boots real estate

Hindustan Times. Oct. 2019 – “As localities get better connected, cities are expanding their peripheries and developers have been cashing in on this infrastructure development.” See details

Deconstructing India REITs: Growth potential and role of global investors

JLL India. Oct. 2019 – “”Major private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds have increased their investments in Indian real estate over the years.” See details

On the REIT bandwagon

Shobhit Agarwal of ANAROCK Capital. Oct. 2019 – “Retail REITs focus on owning and managing the retail segment and can be a viable instrument for mall developers to raise funds. The Indian retail scenario is bound to benefit from REIT funding, but issues like smaller lease tenures and business models must be ironed out before a retail REIT is launched.” See details

IRDAI revisiting 'title insurance' products to popularise it among property buyers

Money Control. Oct. 2019 – “IRDAI said that the number of title insurance policies sold are minimal despite the availability of product for the last one-and-a-half years.” See details

Commercial real estate defying the slowdown in small towns too

Financial Express. Sep. 2019 See details

Urbanisation. Aspiration. Innovation: The new paradigm of India retail

JLL India. Sep. 2019 See details

Infrastructure: The Linchpin of India’s Real Estate Story

Knight Frank India. Sep. 2019 See details

Retailtainment 2.0: Investing in Experience

CBRE. Aug. 2019 – “Retail stores are not anymore about only selling products but more about providing an enjoyable customer experience.” See details

Consolidation brewing in India's co-working market

Business Today. 30 May 2019

Real estate advisory company CBRE states that India’s overall stock of flexible space increased by about 50 per cent, from 10 million sq. ft. in 2017 to about 15 million sq. ft. by the third quarter of 2019. See details

Tier 2 & 3 cities draw investors interest: ANAROCK’s Consumer Sentiment Survey

News Barons. 27 May 2019

The top favourite real estate investment hotspots among these smaller cities include Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Nashik and Kochi. See Details

How Smart City tag is building new ground for real estate investment in Tier-2, Tier-3 cities

Zee Business. 27 May 2019

The ‘Smart City’ tag allotted to several smaller towns and cities itself opened up opportunities in their respective real estate markets. See Details

Why Real Estate Should Be A Part Of Your Investment Portfolio

Outlook Money. 20 May 2019

According to a study by Cians Analytics on the returns from various asset classes in India during 1991-2013, real estate and equity have given maximum returns to investors. See details

Next 10 Years Will Change the Way We Think about Buildings

Entrepreneur. 18 May 2019

With IoT and machine learning (ML), the ability to capture, analyze and use the already-available big data presents a fantastic opportunity to fix all the pain points in facilities management. See Details

Why NRIs are eyeing commercial real estate in India

Financial Express. 16 May 2019

The commercial real estate market in India is undoubtedly far more organized than the residential sector which makes it a hassle-free segment to invest for the NRIs. See Details

Indian retail mall space: Chandigarh leads in non-metro cities

Business Insider. 25 April 2019

Among the non-metro cities, Chandigarh has led (PE) investments for malls in India, attracting roughly Rs 1101 crore from 2015 till year-to-date (YTD), as per Venture Intelligence. See Details

Housing ministry to take up Chandigarh’s property lease proposal in May

ET Realty. 22 April 2019

After finalizing the proposal of converting leasehold properties into freehold in the Industrial Area phases I and II, the UT administration will discuss the same with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) next month after the Lok Sabha elections get over… See Details

Now, register 4th floor as separate unit

The Tribune, Chandigarh. 19 March 2019

The Haryana Government has finally allowed registration of fourth floor as independent dwelling unit in residential areas across the state. However, the registration of the fourth floor will come at a price as building owners will have to shell out… See Details


An ICSC Report: The Future of Shopping Centers

Over the past year, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and its global Board of Trustees embarked on a project, titled Envision 2020, aimed at identifying a way forward for the industry by shining a light on the best practices and themes shaping retail real estate. See the Report

An Anarock Report: Q1 2019 India Residential Market Viewpoints

Quarterly snapshot of residential real estate market developments across top 7 cities of India
See the Report

The Wealth Report, by Knight Frank

This annual publication includes performance data for 100 key global luxury property markets as well as the results of The Wealth Report Attitudes Survey and Knight Frank’s Global Cities Index. See the Report