real estate investments: India likely to attract $2.5 billion cross-border realty investment in 2022: Report
The US, Canada, UK, and Germany are predicted to be largest deployers of cross border capital in 2022, led by investment managers, institutions and private equity investors.
“A series of structural reforms in recent past has put the country’s real estate sector on high trajectory attracting global attention. Rapidly improving pandemic scenario in the country coupled with policy interventions to support realty sector growth will ensure global capital finds it attractive to participate in the sector. The country’s commercial real estate sector has evinced strong global investor interest in segments led by Office and Warehouse,” said Shishir Baijal, CMD, Knight Frank India.
The office sector is likely to be the focus of more than half of all major cross-border transactions, while residential is forecast to be the second most invested sector in 2022.
Sources of capital are likely to be broad based, targeting a geographically diverse area, including the US, Germany, the UK, the Netherlands, and Japan.
Investment managers and private equity funds, particularly from the US and Canada, are forecast to remain major players in the industrials market in 2022, also targeting a diverse range of locations including the US, the UK, Germany, France and the Netherlands, as well as Spain, Poland and Australia.
London, Shanghai, New York, Paris, and Washington DC are the world’s greenest cities for real estate and India’s greenest city for real estate is Delhi, followed by Chennai, Mumbai and Hyderabad.