Our latest publication “Indian Real Estate Handbook” presents the current state of the real estate market in the country and examines the evolving policy framework in the country. There has been some important development on the regulation front. Parliament of India has recently passed the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill. This indicates a more regulated sector, with an enhanced level of transparency and governance regime.
Key highlights of the report are:
- The report gives an outlook on the market and captures the sentiment of some prime development firms.
- A snapshot of the M&A activity in the sector. There has been a decrease in the average deal size. The number of deals from 110 deals aggregating US$ 5,169 mn in 2014 plummeted to 78 deals aggregating US$ 3,078 mn in 2015. Average deal value too fell from US$ 47 mn in 2014 to US$ 39 mn in 2015.
- On the residential and commercial front, the National Capital Region, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region and Bengaluru remain the key market in the country.
- A quick view of the smart city project and progress made on “Housing for all” initiative launched by the Government of India.