6 Factors For Investing In Commercial Real Estate

6 Factors For Investing In Commercial Real Estate

The commercial real estate market is on the upswing and is turning out to be a great investing opportunity for all the investors. Introduction of reforms like Real Estate Regulatory Act (RERA) and Goods Service Tax (GST) has proved to be game changing for the industry. More corporates and start-ups are in search of office spaces. At the same time there is rising demand for co-working spaces. If you are planning to invest in commercial real estate, then here are the factors you should consider before you don the investor cap. Location - Location plays the most prominent factor in…

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The Rising Demand For Affordable Housing In Gujarat

The Rising Demand for Affordable Housing in Gujarat

Gujarat, known as the most industrialized state of India, now has its real estate agents betting on affordable homes. Gujarat Real Estate Regulatory Authority’s one-third real estate projects fall under the category of affordable homes. Several realty projects like commercial, residential, mixed-use and plotting schemes – ‘Affordable Homes’ has become the new buzzword for Gujarat’s realty sector. With 502 residential affordable housing projects - both in residential and mixed-use - Ahmedabad ranks the highest by holding the most number of projects followed by Vadodara, Rajkot, Surat and Gandhinagar. A recent report by Real Estate consultancy firm Knight Frank India reveals…

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How Will The Elections Affect Real Estate In 2019?

How Will The Elections Affect Real Estate In 2019?

Elections do not make or break a market, but can certainly affect the economy to a great extent. From liquidity crisis to softening of property prices, elections have known to impact real estate sector in the past. Since two decades every pre-election year there has been a decline in investments in the real estate sector. With the new tax system (GST) and legal regime the non-banking financial sector is undergoing a liquidity crunch for the real estate industry as the Banks have stagnated the lending to the real estate sector. Nonetheless, in spite of the liquidity crisis behind us, the…

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All You Need To Know About REITs – Real Estate Investment Trusts In India

All You Need To Know About REITs – Real Estate Investment Trusts In India

The listing of India’s first Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) by Blackstone-backed Embassy Group may now be a reality and it is good news for the real estate sector that has been experiencing severe liquidity crunch. Currently, developers incur huge capital expenditure especially in Commercial Real Estate (CRE) on land, construction, interior fit-outs, etc. which remain locked, even after the asset is complete until it generates returns to break-even. REITs are investment vehicles that own, operate and manage a portfolio of income-generating properties for regular returns. REITS able properties in our country include commercial assets - primarily office spaces - that can…

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How Is RERA Going To Impact Real Estate Buyers?

How Is RERA Going To Impact Real Estate Buyers?

What Is RERA (Real Estate Regulatory Act) The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act is an act passed by the Indian Parliament. The RERA seeks to protect the interests of home buyers and also boost investments in the real estate sector. The Rajya Sabha passes the RERA bill followed by Lok Sabha and then comes into force. Under the ACT, the central and state governments are required to notify their own rules, on the basis of the model rules framed. For long, home buyers have complained that real estate transactions were lopsided and heavily in favor of the developers. RERA…

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Everything You Need To Know About The New GST Rate To Be Applicable From April

Everything You Need To Know About The New GST Rate To Be Applicable From April

Real estate developers with unsold housing inventories can now choose either the old rate or the new one if the project is still under construction on March 31st. This option was given on Tuesday at the Goods and services Tax Council meeting. The decision cleared the air on possible loss in input-tax credit that is underway if realtors choose the new rate structure. The council approved a formula, which will determine the extent to which tax credit can be claimed on purchases for constructions and 15% commercial space as a residential property of new rate structure. “Developers will get minimum…

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Setting Up Your Business In An Industrial Park

Setting Up Your Business In An Industrial Park

If you are planning to set up your own business or looking for expanding an already existing one, then a plot of land is what is most important for you. A good sized plot of land with a convenient location and other necessary amenities would be perfectly suitable to fulfil your need. So, at this point of time, it would be ideal to go for the plots which are particularly created for industrial uses. Plots for Industries These are designated plots which are specifically created for commercial purposes where various business owners can set up their own office in this…

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Investing Advise For Commercial Real Estate

Investing Advise For Commercial Real Estate

Investing in real estate has become a very common aspect in the recent times. This can be clearly proved from the fact that a number of investors are keen on investing in real estate. But we want the real estate investors to be aware of the fact that investing in commercial real estate would be a much better option for investment. Most importantly, the business owners looking for real estate for industrial purposes should go for these designated plots of land for commercial uses. Real Estate for Industries or Commercial Uses We have come across a number of plots or…

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Be Selfish And Grateful To Stay Motivated

Be Selfish and Grateful to Stay Motivated

A lot of people ask me how I stay so competitive and motivated. The question may seem simple but for me to give an answer, it’s difficult. Being motivated for me is hard wired. It’s the genuine understanding that you have one life and a certain amount to time to accomplish what you set out to do and that keeps me going and that keeps the hunger growing. There are 2 things that keep me grounded and drive me to stay motivated. They are – Selfishness and Gratitude. Simply put, I am selfish with the time I have left and…

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