Indian real estate market may touch USD 180 billion by 2020: Report

According to the report, the Real Estate Regulatory Act is expected to consolidate the real estate sector in the country as it would force out unscrupulous developers.

Published: 14th March 2018 08:01 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th March 2018 08:01 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

NEW DELHI: The real estate sector in India is likely to reach a market size of $180 billion by 2020, from $126 billion reported in 2015, a report said.

"The housing sector's contribution to the Indian GDP is expected to almost double to more than 11 percent by 2020, up from estimated five to six percent," said the CREDAI-JLL report released at the inaugural session of CREDAI Conclave 2018 here on Wednesday.

The Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Association in India (CREDAI) is the apex body of private real estate developers in the country, while, JLL is a professional services firm specialising in real estate. 

According to the report, the Real Estate Regulatory Act is expected to consolidate the real estate sector in the country as it would force out unscrupulous developers.

The report further said: "Private equity and debt investments in real estate increased by 12 percent on year-on-year (basis) across 79 transactions in 2017."

"Private equity inflows in office and information technology and information technology-enabled services during 2014-2017 (year-to-date) are 150 percent higher than the previous seven years' inflow combined," it added.

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