“Logistics, warehousing and retail will continue to witness considerable growth on the back of recently-eased policy norms for the retail sector, aimed at boosting growth and attracting more investments,” says a report recently released by real estate consultancy firm Anarock. The report highlights key trends in private investments in different verticals of the real estate business including commercial comprising warehousing.
According to the report, Indian real estate attracted nearly USD 14 bn of foreign private equity (PE) between 2015 and Q3 2019 with 63% (approx. USD 8.8 bn) of the total foreign investments cornered by the commercial real estate. “ Of the total USD 14 bn foreign investments in Indian real estate between 2015 and Q3 2019, nearly USD 8.8 bn went into commercial realty, followed by USD 1.7 bn in the retail sector and USD 1.5 bn into the housing sector. Logistics & warehousing drew over USD 1 bn, and the remaining investments went into mixed-use developments,” says the report.