Delhi, the capital of India, has been the real hotspot in the real estate industry in the country. In recent years, Delhi property market is growing at a phenomenal rate due to great improvement in the transport system, expansion plan of 65 km- long Delhi Metro Rail and the commencement of 2010 Commonwealth Games in the capital. A real estate consultancy has rated recently New Delhi as the 16th most expensive real estate market of the world and the costliest retail destination in India. The demand for real estate development is expected to remain robust across Delhi property market due to huge demand from IT/ITES sector.
Residential Real estate
Delhi residential real estate market segment is growing exponentially because of huge demand for housing from IT/ITES and foreign diplomats. South Delhi is the most happening residential place in Delhi property market and the rental values of residential properties like the flats, villas and duplex houses are extremely at higher end.
Commercial Real Estate
The leading retail brands in Delhi property estate market has generated huge demand for commercial space in the city because of its large format retailing and burgeoning demand from IT/ITES segment as well.
New Delhi commercial market space is broadly classified into:
Central Business District Connaught Place
Secondary Business District Nehru Place & Bhikaji Cama Place in South Delhi
Peripheral Business District Jasola, Saket & Noida.
Some of the major transactions in Delhi property market are:
Central Business District
Ministry of Finance 15,700 sq.ft.
Edelweiss 13,500 sq.ft.
Maquaire 7,000 sq.ft.
Atlanta 20,000 sq.ft
Secondary Business District
Sunflag 3,500 sq.ft.
Porsche 14,000 sq.ft.
Sapient 22,000 sq.ft.
Hansgrohe 23,000 sq.ft.
Juniper Networks 8,000 sq.ft.
ICICI Prudential 10,000 sq.ft.
Peripheral Business District
LI & Fung 200,000 sq.ft.
Deloitte 70,000 sq.ft.
Ericsson 70,000 sq.ft.
Kyocera -12,000 sq.ft.
Fujifilm – 10,000 sq.ft
Accenture – 2,00,000 sq.ft
Sapient – 2,00,000 sq.ft
Amway 26,000 sq.ft
Thus, Delhi is a preferred place for investors worldwide and the city is a significant destination for leading MNCs, IT/ITES companies and corporate pouring lot of investments that in turn creating a hue demand for commercial real estate space in Delhi property market.
According to industry survey, Delhi real estate is considered to touch greater heights in the hospitality sector with 27 new hotels and serviced apartments with more than 4900 rooms in the next 3-4 years. And, the other interesting and fascination information is that Delhi real estate is expected to touch minimum hundred shopping malls by end of 2010 due to burgeoning retail space demand in Delhi real estate market.