Assam Gramin Vikash Bank – Asomi Mortgage Loan

Government of India through a notification dated 12th January 2006 amalgamated the four Regional Rur…

Government of India through a notification dated 12th January 2006 amalgamated the four Regional Rural Banks sponsored by the United Bank of India in the state of Assam to form Assam Gramin Vikash Bank (AGVB).

The erstwhile RRBs amalgamated were Pragjyotish Gaonlia Bank (Established on 06-07-1976), Lakhimi Gaonlia Bank (Established on 29-07-1980), Cachar Gramin Bank (Established on 31-03-1981) and Subansiri Gaonlia Bank (Established on 30-03-1982).

Thus Assam Gramin Vikash Bank (AGVB) came into existence from 12th January 2006 covering the areas of operation of the pre-amalgamated RRBs. The bank has its Head Office at Guwahati.

Purpose: This is a loan to owners of house, flat or commercial property to meet business/professional or personal purposes.

Eligibility: The applicant must have sufficient regular income to repay the loan and the property should be in his name.

Security: This personal loan is granted against mortgage of property such as house /flat /commercial property.

Manesar Real Estate Market

Manesar is one of the fastest growing townships in India and is a part of Delhi NCR. After Gurgaon, Manesar has caught the eye of Haryana Government and has become the new centre of developments.

Many eminent real estate developers are planning to invest in Gurgaon-Manesar Expressway. Builders like Unitech, Raheja, Vatika, DLF and various others have bought land in Manesar to create townships.

The upcoming projects like Expressway to Jaipur and SEZs are bolstering up the value of property in Manesar. These projects are undertaken by Reliance, DLF, Unitech and Raheja and are helping in boosting the property prices in Manesar already. In fact, according to survey held recently, Manesar ranked among top 3 choices of investors for property investment.

Manesar, from a small village is soon scoring its place among major outsourcing hubs in India. This transformation could happen due to the rising needs of industrial and commercial sectors. IMT (Industrial Model Township) is the main attraction of Manesar for industrial buyers as it now houses more than 500 industrial units.

Upcoming investment plans in Manesar:

Large numbers of corporate leaders like Nippon, Baxter, Stanley, Toyota, Mitsubishi, etc have setup their business units in Manesar.

With already being a home to largest car and motorcycle manufacturers namely Maruti Udyog and Hero Honda, another corporate honcho, Suzuki is also coming up with plans to invest Rs. 2500 crores in Manesar.

Also, Japanese majors and other multinational companies like Samsung Telecommunications will soon establish a unit worth Rs. 850 crores in Manesar to commence the commercial production of their products.

Next in the pipeline are Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India with a plan of pumping in Rs. 300 crores in its plant in Manesar to improve its capacity.

As happens with every developing city that the demand for residential property is upped due to commercialization, the trend is well followed by Manesar too. The professionals employed by the multinationals generated the need for housing and apartment accommodation. The rapid development of both commercial and residential sectors in Manesar has made it extremely popular among property developers as well as property buyers. The boom in real estate market is at its peak and this is what makes of property in Manesar sell like hotcakes.

An industrial and commercial hub:

Manesar is now known as an industrial and commercial hub of the city and has long ago shredded its image of a village. Earlier, no one had ever thought that a small city like Manesar could hold such potential for real estate market. There could be many reasons for this metamorphosis:
When Delhi became congested, leading companies moved to nearby areas around the national capital. It went on to develop Gurgaon property market by carrying their operations there and when again it was exploited enough, they moved further to Manesar. Therefore, hefty investments from various MNCs and setting up of major establishments in the city led to its conversion into New Gurgaon as called by many over the past few years.

Hike in property prices:

The property rates have doubled and even trebled in some areas in Manesar and have jumped from Rs. 20-25 lakhs per acre to Rs. 1.10-1.40 crores per acre. In just few months, commercial property prices have hiked by whole 35-60% and residential property by over 35%.

Infrastructural Developments:

The construction of 135 km long Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway has further augmented the property prices in Manesar Property. This would be the longest expressway of India and the most expensive too.

Real Estate projects:

Corporate Tower
It is expected to fulfill business requirements of shops, offices, etc.

Commercial Towns
HSIIDC would develop 12 commercial towns.

Townships
DLF City is planning to develop a huge township while Vatika would undertake construction of plots and villas.

Karma Lakelands
Unitech would bring in Ultra Luxury villas with an 18 Hole Golf course.

Manesar is seen as the next generation IT-ITes destination and is conveniently located. It has become one of the most preferred places to invest money in for both buyers and investors.

Ghaziabad Real Estate

Ghaziabad is rapidly emerging as a hotspot real estate destination. It is alluring many big builders, developers and investors as all over India the property prices are soaring but here the prices are still within reach. It has become land of opportunities for many big and small builders as it is offering good return on investments. With many MNCs setting up their base in the city, more and more people are migrating here in search of livelihood. Ghaziabad realty market is not only attracting domestic but also global investors.

In recent few years, development in the city is happening at a faster pace. There has been considerable improvement in roads, transport system and infrastructure in the city. Apart from that, well connectivity of the city with Delhi and availability of all basic amenities and lively lifestyle, are some of the reasons why people are moving to Ghaziabad. Also, those who cannot afford to buy homes in Delhi are considering Ghaziabad as an option to remain close to the city because here property prices are quiet affordable as compared to Delhi.

Another factor that has surged the demand of residential property in Ghaziabad is setting up of some good engineering colleges and schools in the city. The city is also emerging as an educational hub and students all over India are coming here for their education. It is also expected that in coming few years many companies more good companies will infiltrate the city thus creating employment opportunities as well as more demand for more homes. Moreover areas like IndraPuram, Kaushambi, Vaishali, Vashundhara, and Shipra are emerging as posh localities of Ghaziabad and many people are looking out for housing options in these areas.

Even though rental prices have soared up in the city the last few years still they are quiet less as compared to Delhi region. In Vaishali, a 2BHK apartment on rent can cost you up to Rs.6000 to 10000 whereas 3BHK can cost you up to Rs.7500 to 12000 and 4BHK can cost you up to Rs.10000 to 16000. In other areas like Kaushambi, Indirapuram, and Vasundhara, the rental prices for 2BHK are Rs.5000 to 12000, 3BHK can cost you up to Rs.8000 to 15000 and 4BHK can cost you up to Rs.10000 to 18000.The cost of rental values can vary depending upon the location.

Ghaziabad property market is boasting high residential property sales and demand for commercial property is also rising. Many new commercial projects are lined up in the city. According to a report ADAEs Reliance Energy will launch a 1000 hectare Special Economic Zone in the city which will bring relief to traders from paying tax, excise and customs duty on buying of commercial property in Ghaziabad. Apart from that SVP Group, is planning to launch two new malls namely opulent mall and Gateway Mall which will house high profile retail ventures and bring more business to the city.

Chennai Residnetial and Commercial Property Scenario

Chennai has successfully walked towards a cosmo outlook in the past few years. Today it is much easier to survive in the city without having the knowledge of Tamil. This has resulted in much more residential movement in the city. Commercially, of all the metros in India, Chennai possesses distinct advantages that the other cities do not. Good supply of talented workforce and increasing movement of IT- ITeS industry to the city have been recent reasons of growth.

Besides, there is a good supply of real estate in Chennai as compared to the already saturated Mumbai and Delhi. Historically, it has always been a commercial hub as the port city of the South. Thus there is a lot more expectations from the city than has been seen in the recent years. Manufacturing Companies have focused their interest in and around Chennai. Residential housing has been the focus of developers with a plethora of projects from 5 lakh – 1 crore category. There is more to it than on the surface

The growth of the IT industry in the city is led by the abundance of good talent in the city. Besides a lot of people from across India are comfortable settling in the city. This is the key reasn for companies like Nokia and Dell to setup their campuses in Sriperumbudur in Chennai.

There has been a paradigm shift in the outlook of the state towards building up the infra in Tamil Nadu, Chennai leading the pack. The port in Chennai gives the city an exceptional advantage and has resulted in some key industry development in this city. Automobiles, Chemical, Manufacturing industries have mushroomed in and around the city. Owing to billions of dollars of real estate investment in the city, the city has emerged as a good investment destination. So, which areas make for a good investment. Primary properties are coming up in OMR, ECR and Thillavur and thus are the recommended places for investments.

The Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR) is attracting a lot of real estate activity. The area has resurged as the IT Centre of the city. On the anvil are mega residential townships backed by foreign equity players for some of the projects. An upcoming area, there has been realty development to cater to the increasing need of school, markets etc. However, prices may be peaking in the area as prices have doubled since December 2006. These places have a good water and are unpolluted to be and therefore give the advantage of peaceful living in an urban metro city.

East Coast Road, with its scenic beauty has dawned a new avatar as one of the most lucrative residential destination in the city. There are a lot of residential projects coming up in that part of the city. Government has taken definitive steps towards reducing the transportation in that area. Thiruvallur, a sub urban risk zone area has also seen recent activity. Some other upcoming areas include Kancheepuram, Padapai, GST Road, Tindivinam.

In the more established places in the city with good infrastructure include places like T. Nagar, Mylapore, Abhiramapuram, Adayar as these places have good proximity to schools, hospitals and industrial areas.

Chennai can finally look upto a more organized retail industry. The retail scenario has been a on the up. Malls are mushrooming in areas like N.M. Road, Vadapalani,P.H.Road,Anna Salai, C-IN-C Road, OMR, Velacheri and N.H.Road

Ther have been efforts to improve the infrastructure in Chennai. Some problems that plague the city include the cleanliness, transportation, potable water which if solved will make Chennai a more happening destination.

Besides all the above, Chennai is emerging as a tourist destination with a lot of tourist spots in and around the city. Not only for the traveler, due to the much more increased business activity in the city, there are hotels coming up for the business traveler. So there are budget hotels for the domestic traveler, and in the higher category of 5 star hotels for the executives traveling for the multinational establishments in the city.

So to summarize it all the city is an attractive destination. It has a good future with its emergence as a hot IT – IteS destination’ and the other industries. The port is a catalyst in making sure that the boom never dies. The retail industry with the more cosmo outlook will only look up in the next 5-10 years. Real Estate is comparatively cheaper and there is sufficient supply. Go ahead and make a judicious investment.

Surajkund – Lucrative Real Estate Options

Real estate boom in India has activated many dormant areas to become super- active. Surajkund is currently going through this phase of activation and is ready to cross the threshold in order to emerge as a real estate destination. This boom is further strengthened by the relaxation of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the real estate and construction sector. Additionally, the retail segment has opened the doors for the commercial real estate sector of India. Faridabad is fast becoming the next hot destination for expanding developmental activities. The pace of real estate growth is expected to prosper well as more and more companies are now choosing to opt for Surajkund. The city has become a prominent investment destination due to its proximity to Delhi and also because of the rising values of the real estate in Gurgaon and Noida.

Faridabad has traditionally been an industrial city, with 300 large and 10,000 small scale units and the Haryana Government’s new Industrial Model Township. However, the industrial town of Faridabad is now noticing new residential developments, especially in Surajkund village that spans across 30 acres. Surajkund, already known for its international Mela, is now a residential delight for many. The Surajkund mela was launched in 1981 by the Haryana Tourism and is held in the month of February from 1st-15th every year. This craft Mela (fair) serves as a meeting ground for talented artists, painters, weavers, sculptors and craftsmen from all over India who display handicraft products in the typical setting of a rural Indian market place. The place is visited by number of domestic and International tourists and the foot-falls seems to be multiplying every year.

Green Environment

Away from the hectic and congested life, Surajkund offers an environment like no other place in Delhi. The place displays a sense of peace and traditional touch which is envied by every Delhiite. People are opting for Surajkund for its peaceful natural surroundings. Renowned developers are coming up with township projects in and around localities of Surajkund. The first township project near Surajkund is Charmwood Village by the Eros Group covered in the area of 65 acres. Omaxe, Ansals are also setting up their residential projects.

These attractive townships are sufficient to satisfy the needs of people. Bungalows, apartments and villas are available here with all the modern amenities. The rates of residential properties range between Rs 6,500-Rs 8,000 per sq ft. The rent is around Rs 20,000 for 2 BHK flat and varies on the bases of size and type. Ansal and Crown Plaza have lavishly designed malls catering to children’s entertainment and hospitality, along with other commercial and residential projects. Numbers of other residential projects are in pipeline and soon going to be launched.

Infrastructural developments

Social infrastructure is also developing at the fast pace to support the physical infrastructure in Surajkund. All the national and international based schools and educational institutes have come up in the periphery to benefit the students with a pollution free atmosphere. MNV public school, Delhi Public School and Manav Rachna School are to name a few. Transportation is also improving by and by with Delhi’s bus stand just 1 km from the Surajkund. Local rickshaws and autos are also available for intra-city connectivity.

The property price of Surajkund has increased three times in last couple of years. Planned infrastructure, township projects of big brands, proposed Metro in main Faridabad and rise in the prices of real estate property of other cities, involvement of Haryana government in the overall development of Surajkund make it a good choice for real estate investors.

Manesar Real Estate Market

Manesar is one of the fastest growing townships in India and is a part of Delhi NCR. After Gurgaon, Manesar has caught the eye of Haryana Government and has become the new centre of developments.

Many eminent real estate developers are planning to invest in Gurgaon-Manesar Expressway. Builders like Unitech, Raheja, Vatika, DLF and various others have bought land in Manesar to create townships.

The upcoming projects like Expressway to Jaipur and SEZs are bolstering up the value of property in Manesar. These projects are undertaken by Reliance, DLF, Unitech and Raheja and are helping in boosting the property prices in Manesar already. In fact, according to survey held recently, Manesar ranked among top 3 choices of investors for property investment.

Manesar, from a small village is soon scoring its place among major outsourcing hubs in India. This transformation could happen due to the rising needs of industrial and commercial sectors. IMT (Industrial Model Township) is the main attraction of Manesar for industrial buyers as it now houses more than 500 industrial units.

Upcoming investment plans in Manesar:

Large numbers of corporate leaders like Nippon, Baxter, Stanley, Toyota, Mitsubishi, etc have setup their business units in Manesar.

With already being a home to largest car and motorcycle manufacturers namely Maruti Udyog and Hero Honda, another corporate honcho, Suzuki is also coming up with plans to invest Rs. 2500 crores in Manesar.

Also, Japanese majors and other multinational companies like Samsung Telecommunications will soon establish a unit worth Rs. 850 crores in Manesar to commence the commercial production of their products.

Next in the pipeline are Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India with a plan of pumping in Rs. 300 crores in its plant in Manesar to improve its capacity.

As happens with every developing city that the demand for residential property is upped due to commercialization, the trend is well followed by Manesar too. The professionals employed by the multinationals generated the need for housing and apartment accommodation. The rapid development of both commercial and residential sectors in Manesar has made it extremely popular among property developers as well as property buyers. The boom in real estate market is at its peak and this is what makes of property in Manesar sell like hotcakes.

An industrial and commercial hub:

Manesar is now known as an industrial and commercial hub of the city and has long ago shredded its image of a village. Earlier, no one had ever thought that a small city like Manesar could hold such potential for real estate market. There could be many reasons for this metamorphosis:
When Delhi became congested, leading companies moved to nearby areas around the national capital. It went on to develop Gurgaon property market by carrying their operations there and when again it was exploited enough, they moved further to Manesar. Therefore, hefty investments from various MNCs and setting up of major establishments in the city led to its conversion into New Gurgaon as called by many over the past few years.

Hike in property prices:

The property rates have doubled and even trebled in some areas in Manesar and have jumped from Rs. 20-25 lakhs per acre to Rs. 1.10-1.40 crores per acre. In just few months, commercial property prices have hiked by whole 35-60% and residential property by over 35%.

Infrastructural Developments:

The construction of 135 km long Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway has further augmented the property prices in Manesar Property. This would be the longest expressway of India and the most expensive too.

Real Estate projects:

Corporate Tower
It is expected to fulfill business requirements of shops, offices, etc.

Commercial Towns
HSIIDC would develop 12 commercial towns.

Townships
DLF City is planning to develop a huge township while Vatika would undertake construction of plots and villas.

Karma Lakelands
Unitech would bring in Ultra Luxury villas with an 18 Hole Golf course.

Manesar is seen as the next generation IT-ITes destination and is conveniently located. It has become one of the most preferred places to invest money in for both buyers and investors.

Who Invented Super Built Up

All over India, super built-up concept has taken its place in real estate transactions. It is applicable to residential units, commercial premises and now to the open vacant land.

Although, there is no place of such concept in any law for the time being inforce, the transactions cannot take place without it.

Question is, who invented and why ? When builders started selling concepts instead of flats in early 80s, they were asked to sell it on carpet and no due charges were given for the extra amenities they had provided.

The balcony was charged extra premium by the BMC and builder mounted balcony area on carpet area of the flat. And slowly he started adding areas of passage, common staircase, lift wells, compounds, terrace, gardens etc on the carpet area to maximise his profits.

The permissible built up ratio was 18% that time and is still applicable. But the trend changed over the years. Builders started mounting 23% in early 90s then 30% in late 90s and nowadays majority of the builder sells nothing less then 33% to 45% on residential units, 50% to 200% on commercial premises. Government agencies like MHADA, SPPL, DDA and CIDCO are also following the trend.

Landlords are also now very well informed on such practice and hence sell the open land to developers by adding 33% of saleable area.

This is not the practice in Mumbai alone. Ahmedabad, Delhi, Rajkot, Bangalore, Pune, Nashik, Kolkatta, Chennai and elsewhere in India are following the trend.

When Mr. Deepak Parikh, chairman, HDFC, boldly said in CREDAI meeting at Bangalore that the sale must be on carpet area, no developer came forward to announce his intention to sell at carpet area except Mantri Group. CREDAI has itself imposed code of conduct which clearly says that the carpet area must be mentioned in sale agreement. The Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India failed to impose such code.

In Model Agreement under Maharashtra Apartment Ownership Act, it is mandatory to mention carpet area in sq.mtrs. And the model agreement is mandatory to be followed for entering into an agreement. But sellers never follows the model Agreement, instead drafts one sided agreement to protect them and attack the purchaser without any fault.

A thought was coined by MCHI office bearer, in a talk show on some channel recently, that we give extra amenities, extra open space, extra lifts and other amenities, we are charging for that. And super built-up area is just a method for calculating the rates. Either you pay Rs. 2600/- as super built up or Rs. 3800/- on carpet, my flat will cost Rs. 18,00,000/- for 2 BHK.

Open spaces are mandatory to be left alone in the Development Rules of BMC. The builder has to keep such open space. By just decorating and using it as USP for the project, it doesn’t give him any reason to mount on the carpet.

It is already written in DC Rules and proven that lift wells and staircase do not count in the total constructed FSI, hence charging such area on carpet is not justified.

Compounds also cannot be charged on carpet, because anything open to sky is not saleable. Non saleable areas cannot be sold by proxy. It cannot be counted in area of occupation. Also, open car parkings are been sold, hence builder should not charge the open compounds twice, once sold as car parking and secondly mounting such areas on carpet. Even open car parking cannot be sold.

Lastly, the customer who register their documents on super built-up area pays higher property tax, society charges for life time. He pays the taxes for lifetime on the area which he is not occupying and only mentioned on paper. Higher stamp duty and Registration charges on super built-up area is also not justified.

It was indeed a great concept two decades ago, but now when transparencies are discussed, the seller must be Caveat Emptor. Let the buyer be beware of everything which he is paying for. Founder Convenor Mr. K.V. Satyamurthy, FAAI rightly raised the voice as “Maap Mein Paap Nahin”. An upcoming rating agency sent a SMS to this author, said “Earth will swell 45%, if developed by a Mumbai developer”

[Counter arguments are invited. Just mail on ]

Current Property Rates Of Mumbai

The financial capital of India, Mumbai has always been the leader in the indicative prices of the Indian real estate market. Even during the slowdown, Mumbai is the frontrunner when it comes to property. In the past as well, it has shown a record rise in real estate prices at par with some of the highest property prices in the world. That is why Mumbai is called the Manhattan of India.

It is not only the residential market of Mumbai that boasts of skyrocketing property prices but the commercial market of the city as well touch the sky. But these days, due to the slowdown, the city is witnessing a correction in prices both in residential and commercial markets. In fact, it is the best time to buy a property in the city with the developers offering lower prices and discounts. Also, one should consider buying property now with lower interest rates on home loans provided by banks.

The real estate prices as well as the increase in rental values in Mumbai can be credited to the large scale investments in the commercial sector and the residential sector. Mumbai has always been the favorite spot for the corporate sector for developing their headquarters in the city. Besides that, increasing investments by MNCs in the IT, ITES and the BPO sector have led to a growing demand for office space; which as a result have created an imbalance in demand and supply for residential property. The rental values in Mumbai are also high in comparison to that in other metros and cities.

The retail market of Mumbai also witnessed a huge hike in prices during the boom in the real estate market. In fact, it is one of the foremost cities to be hit by the retail buzz. With the coming up of the retail market, there has been an increasing demand for retail properties in the financial capital of India. This increase in demand has created a viable market for mall space and other kind of retail stores and showrooms. These retail stores and malls are either owned by a business or some brand outlet or leased for hefty prices as their demand is usually very high.

Mumbai has been ranked seventh among the most expensive cities in the world to carry out a business and to live in.

Although, the prices of different kinds of property in Mumbai differ from location to location, the following is an indicative list of realty prices of both the residential as well as commercial spaces in Mumbai.

Here are some indicative rates to apprise you of the market conditions.
Prices in South Mumbai in April 2009:
Cuffe Parade – Rs 20, 000 62, 000 per sq ft
Churchgate Rs 18, 000 30, 000 per sq ft
Marine Lines Rs 14, 000 22, 000 per sq ft
Malabar Hill Rs 20, 000 65, 000 per sq ft
Napeansea Road Rs 20, 000 65, 000 per sq ft
Worli Rs 18, 000 45, 000 per sq ft
Prabhadevi Rs 13, 000 24, 000 per sq ft
Mahim Rs 8, 500 14, 000 per sq ft

Prices in Central Suburbs in April 2009:
Byculla Rs 8, 500 11, 000 per sq ft
Wadala Rs 5, 000 8, 000 per sq ft
Sion Rs 6, 500 9, 500 per sq ft
Kurla Rs 4, 000 6, 500 per sq ft
Powai Rs 4, 500 9, 000 per sq ft
Chembur Rs 3, 750 7, 000 per sq ft
Ghatkopar Rs 4, 500 7, 500 per sq ft
Bhandup Rs 3, 750 6, 000 per sq ft
Mulund Rs 3, 750 7, 000 per sq ft
Thane Rs 4, 000 6, 000 per sq ft
Dombivalli Rs 1, 400 2, 500 per sq ft
Kalyan Rs 1, 400 2, 200 per sq ft
Ambernath Rs 1, 100 1, 600 per sq ft

Prices in Navi Mumbai in April 2009:
Vashi Rs 3, 250 5, 500 per sq ft
Airoli Rs 2, 500 4, 000 per sq ft
Kopar Khairane Rs 3, 500 5, 000 per sq ft
Sanpada Rs 3, 000 5, 000 per sq ft
Nerul Rs 3, 000 5, 000 per sq ft
CBD Belapur Rs 3, 000 5, 000 per sq ft
Kharghar Rs 2, 000 4, 000 per sq ft
Kalamboli Rs 1, 400 2, 200 per sq ft
Panvel Rs 1, 800 2, 700 per sq ft

Prices in Western Suburbs in April 2009:
Bandra (E) Rs 7, 000 11, 000 per sq ft
Bandra (W) Rs 16, 000 28, 000 per sq ft
Khar (E) Rs 7, 000 11, 000 per sq ft
Khar (W) Rs 13, 000 18, 000 per sq ft
Santacruz (E) Rs 9, 000 12, 000 per sq ft
Santacruz (W) Rs 12, 500 18, 000 per sq ft
Vile Parle (E) Rs 7, 500 11, 500 per sq ft
Vile Parle (W) Rs 10, 000 17, 000 per sq ft
Andheri (E) Rs 6, 500 9, 500 per sq ft
Andheri (W) Rs 6, 500 14, 000 per sq ft
Jogeshwari Rs 5, 000 8, 000 per sq ft
Goregaon (E) Rs 4, 500 7, 000 per sq ft
Goregaon (W) Rs 4, 800 7, 000 per sq ft
Malad (E) Rs 4, 500 7, 500 per sq ft
Malad (W) Rs 4, 000 6, 500 per sq ft
Kandivli (E) Rs 4, 500 7, 500 per sq ft
Kandivli (W) Rs 4, 500 6, 500 per sq ft
Borivli (E) Rs 4, 500 6, 500 per sq ft
Borivli (W) Rs 4, 000 6, 500 per sq ft
Mira Road (E) Rs 1, 800 2, 500 per sq ft
Naigaon (E) Rs 1, 200 1, 800 per sq ft
Vasai (E) Rs 1, 100 1, 800 per sq ft
Vasai (W) Rs 1, 000 1, 800 per sq ft
Virar Rs 1, 100 2, 000 per sq ft

The Real Estate Market Of Mohali

Major realtors from all over India have realized the potential of the Mohali real estate market and are looking to develop promising residential and commercial properties in the area. This tier-II city is a part of the Tricities- Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali. The city has been developed as an extension of Chandigarh. It shares its border and architecture with Chandigarh. But Mohali has now emerged as a separate city, with a distinctive personality. It is the second best real estate investment option in Punjab after Chandigarh real estate. Home buyers including employers, traders, residents and NRIs have tapped the booming property market of Mohali.

Like most of the other property hotspots, developments on the commercial front has kick-started residential property segment in Mohali as well. Influx of highly-paid professionals employed by the business and IT giants operating in the city has rather translated into upbeat markets, and the impact is pretty visible. According to industry sources, capital values for residential plots in prime locations increased by 50-150 per cent.

Real estate developers like Emmar-MGF, TDI and Unitech have stormed the property market of Mohali. The city has witnessed a tremendous increase in the property prices and interest of property buyers. Now Mohali is being projected as a city with a very distinct identity. Office space in Mohali has already been caught by companies like Convergys, IDS Infotech, and other business and technical support companies. Besides that, the city boasts of a very pleasing and charming architecture. Commercial as well as hospitality investment in Mohali include construction of a five- star hotel, a couple of three-star hotels and two world class hospitals. Megaplex is also being planned which will be equipped with a film theatre and several entertainment options
Emaar MGF, one of Indias leading real estate developers is coming up with a signature project in the city called Mohali Hills. Mohali Hills is a maiden mega project of the joint venture in Punjab with a capital expenditure of Rs. 16,000 crores. Emaar MGF Land Private Limited has emerged Indias leading joint venture in real estate with residential, commercial & retail, IT parks and SEZs, Hospitality, Healthcare and Education projects being implemented on a pan India basis. The joint venture has brought in the largest FDI in the Indian real estate sector along with world-wide collaborations that have introduced best global practices in the sector today.

Mohali Hills is a project that includes development of luxury villas, premium apartments, terraced town homes and lies in close proximity to Chandigarh. Spread over many acres, this project is the first ever integrated township to be built in Punjab. This township will include residential plots, town houses and villas along with convenient shopping malls, landscape gardens and recreational centres, in simple words it will be a self-sufficient township. Mohali Hills will be a house for special education & wellness zones with fully-equipped hospitals, schools, and colleges in order to provide institutional facilities of medical care and education to the residents of the township. The township will also introduce world-class office & IT park spaces in the city which in turn will give a fillip to industry and business, IT in the state.

The project, Mohali Hills is the culmination of an MoU between the Government of Punjab and leading real estate developer, Emaar MGF to develop 5000 acres of land in different parts of Punjab; Mohali, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Amritsar; through integrated township projects and urban infrastructure development projects.

Besides Emaar MGF, other developer that is taking keen interest in the property market of Mohali is Ansal API. The realtor is in the process of developing Golf Linksan integrated township comprising luxury villas, condominiums, penthouses and plots..

Unitech has also put stakes in Mohali, with its premium residential and commercial projects. Besides that some small developers are also investing in the city. Pearls Infrastructure is coming up with Pearls City, an integrated township, near Kharar-Banur Road, in sector 104. Taneja Developers is developing 200-acre township, which is yet another talked about project in the town. Other projects which will mark the development of the city are: the independent expandable villas, senior secondary school, club and recreation centre, hospital, and five star hotel, located on main MohaliKharar Highway.

In the meantime, the real estate developers are keeping their fingers crossed over the future scenario of Mohali, they feel that infrastructure development and progress on commercial fronts will play a significant role in the development of residential real estate at this emerging city.

Delhi Property – 16th Most Expensive Real Estate Market Of The World

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

Nehru Place
Sunflag 3,500 sq.ft.
Jasola

Porsche 14,000 sq.ft.
Sapient 22,000 sq.ft.
Hansgrohe 23,000 sq.ft.
Juniper Networks 8,000 sq.ft.

Saket
ICICI Prudential 10,000 sq.ft.

Peripheral Business District
Gurgaon
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
Noida
Accenture – 2,00,000 sq.ft
Sapient – 2,00,000 sq.ft
Amway 26,000 sq.ft

Conclusion
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.