Zydus Healthcare bought the Walia Business Park at Goregaon East, Mumbai in fourth week of March 2017 for total pay-out of INR172 crores. The said property was lying vacant since last two and half years despite receipt of occupation certificate in Oct 2014 and was mortgaged to SBI in June 2015. The 2 basements + 2 podiums + ground + 10 floors building, admeasuring 79,832 sqft in carpet area is right on the Western Express Highway, Goregaon. The purchase price on carpet area is INR 21,545 per sqft and presuming building efficiency of 63%, the purchase price on chargeable area would be INR 13,570 per sqft.
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Netmagic has entered into an agreement in March 2017 with Hiranandani Group and Balaji Tele-Developers with total pay-out of INR 321 crores to develop a 2,86,691 sqft IT/ITeS building in Lighthall, Hiranandani Business Park, Chandivali, Mumbai. This transaction is a perpetuity lease at a one-time price of INR 11,198 per sqft with annual lease rent of INR 1.00 per sqft. Presuming 14% discount rate, the deals NPV would be at one-time price of INR 10,850 sqft as the total consideration of Rs 321 crores shall be made to the developers in a staggered manner over the next 13 months. We opine that Netmagic has negotiated a sweet deal primarily for two reasons: 1) they are investing in a building of their choice and specifications and 2) at a lower price as compared to the prevailing market capital values of INR 13,500 – 16,000 per sqft in and around Powai. The prevailing market capital values are derived using prevailing cap rates for fully leased commercial office assets of ~8.5 – 9.0% and current average rental values of INR 100-120 per sqft per month in and around Powai.
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ICICI Prudential has recently bought an entire floor of 60,000 sqft (chargeable area), a pre-leased commercial unit at Crescenzo building, BKC for INR 147 crore in February 2017. The leased property is currently occupied by Tata Communications at rent of INR 177 per sqft per month (on chargeable area). The buyer, ICICI Prudential, also receives proportionate undivided interest of 5.19% in the land.
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WeWork, the global co-working unicorn, that provides shared working spaces for freelancers, entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses, has just leased its first office space in Mumbai in the first week of January 2017. According to CB Insights, in the latest round of funding by Jinjiang International Group during October 2016, WeWork was valued at US$16.9 bn. Among its investors include global institutional investors such as JP Morgan Chase, Harvard Management Company, Goldman Sachs, Fidelity Investments, Wellington Management, Hartford Funds Management, Legend Holdings and Hony Capital.
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Garnering unprecedented success, Zara – the global apparel retailer, continues to expand its presence in India. In November 2016, it leased nearly 30k sq ft of carpet area on ground floor in the Oberoi Mall in Goregaon. The lease is structured in a way that Zara pays the higher of a minimum guaranteed rent of INR 100 psf per month on a carpet area basis or 9.5% of net sales (revenue share). In addition to the rent/revenue share, it is also bearing an additional INR 26 psf per month towards heating, ventilation and air-conditioning charges (or CAM charges) in Oberoi Mall.
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J Kumar Infraprojects Ltd, the listed contracting firm with several urban infrastructure development projects in Mumbai, has leased 81,588 sq ft on the second, eleventh and twelfth floors in Crescenzo, a prominent commercial office building in Bandra Kurla Complex. J Kumar shall pay around INR 37 crore annually to Parinee Developers Private Limited, the owners of the premises for a period of 3 years, including a six month rent free period. This translates to gross rents of INR 375 psf pm, inclusive of property tax and common area maintenance charges.
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