Redevelopment can create 2.5 lakh housing units: Expert

Redevelopment can create 2.5 lakh housing units -Expert-DNA- Oct 24,2013-Pg03

The successful implementation of the cluster development scheme and redevelopment of cessed buildings will generate at least 2.5 lakh housing units in the city.
According to Liases Foras, a real estate research firm, the redevelopment of cessed buildings will generate 1.50 lakh housing units, while the implementation of cluster redevelopment will create 26,272 housing units after rehabilitating the existing tenants. According to a conservative estimate, if the entire 16,000-odd buildings are developed in a cluster mode, the city will get 2.5 lakh housing units, said an expert.

“There is no virgin land available in the island city and redevelopment is the only option,” said Paras Gundecha, former president of Maharashtra Chamber of Housing Industry (MCHI).

Sumansa Exhibitions – Indian Property Show 2013, Dubai

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Afternoon: Mumbai Redevelopment

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Redevelopment is a process of urban renewal. The potential benefits of redevelopment in a city are many. It not only reduces urban sprawl but also improves the economic competitiveness of city’s prime precincts.

Mumbai has, for many years now, been a subject of redevelopment to catalyse urban renewal and improve the quality of real estate and infrastructure. A fast-growing population’s demand for space amidst limited availability of developable land has forced the redevelopment of old properties into brand new structures.

Mid-Day: The Dollar Effect

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India offers a wide range of real estate options for various budgets, with improved quality and features of properties. Currently the larger cities like Mumbai are witnessing a slump in sales forcing the developers to offer good deals. “There is a possibility of two-fold benefits for the NRI investors – the current weakening of Indian rupee is expected to be short-lived phenomenon, and once the Rupee starts appreciating, the investor will get more dollars for the same investment in rupees. Secondly over the mid-long terms (three-five years), property prices in India will appreciate considerably, thus giving good returns to investments,” said Mr. Om Ahuja, CEO – Residential Services, Jones Lang LaSalle India.