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Private investments in industrial & warehousing assets in India

This article details out how private investors can participate in strong & growing industrial and warehousing assets in India.

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4 strategies to build a successful Built-To-Rent (BTR) portfolio in India

The Indian residential sector has been languishing since 2015 on account of over-supply and scarcity of equity issues. The residential rental housing market is in our view a yet untapped market.

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Impact of second wave of COVID-19 on Indian Real Estate

In March 2020, while economists were debating if the business recovery pattern post outbreak of COVID-19 will be 'V', 'U', 'W' or 'L' shaped. Now, during a surging COVID-19's 2nd wave in India, we are sure it is likely to be 'W' shaped recovery knowing the possibilities of multiple COVID-19 waves before it subsidizes. Yes, we are still living in uncertain times and it will continue for coming few quarters.

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Leveraging Environmental, Social and Governance ("ESG") Initiatives to lower the Cost of Capital

Many businesses struggle to somehow link increased equity flows or cheaper debt to their ESG strategy. In this article, we look at how businesses can best leverage what they are already doing to truly benefit from their well-laid ESG strategies.

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PropTech: what this means to your Portfolio and Business

Proptech has started disrupting and enhancing real estate market. Innovative solutions are boosting businesses and reinvigorating the commercial property sector. With the onset of the pandemic and the sudden shift from offices to home, workers were quick to adapt to tech-enabled daily communication and connection.

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Real Estate: Are you invested correctly?

This question is frequently asked by real estate owners and investors. Shifting your real estate investment portfolio away from traditional portfolio-structures, towards emerging assets can assist you to protect and enhance its value.

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What is the world messaging us?

As the world begins a challenging and slow exit from the Covid-19 tunnel – one question presents itself: What is the world messaging us?

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How technology has emerged as a saviour for many canny retailers and mall owners

With Covid-19 cases continuing to grow in RSA, India, the USA and elsewhere, the upcoming months present a major challenge for business-continuity and success, especially for retailers and mall owners, as both sectors have suffered significant losses due to the pandemic.

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The converging of two worlds - real estate and technology: "the tomorrow-world of applied PropTech"

The PropTech economy is the confluence of two great bastions of investment and enterprise: technology and the real estate industries. It touches everything in society, from how we work, live, and play to our investment decisions

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Four steps to reimagine work and workplaces and implications for Real Estate practice

Before the pandemic, the conventional wisdom had been that offices were critical to productivity, culture, and winning the war for talent. Companies competed intensely for prime office space in major urban centres around the world, and many focused on solutions that were seen to promote collaboration

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Five rules to live by during a pandemic and implications for Real Estate practice

While it might feel as if the coronavirus crisis is over, it’s not. The virus is still out there. But some things have changed. And because life during a permanent lockdown isn’t sustainable, public health experts are beginning to embrace a "harm reduction" approach, giving people alternatives to strict quarantine.

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Residential projects under stress due to regulations and market factors

Regulatory amendments, changing market dynamics & delayed approvals for development have largely resulted in stressed residential projects. The primary outcome of this has been a liquidity crunch in the sector, which is the major issue faced by the residential development sector currently.

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