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Domestic private equity in realty doubled in 2016: JLL report

It touched $3.4 bn in 2016 as against $2 bn in 2015

BS Reporter  |  Mumbai 


Domestic investment in has doubled last year, says a new study.

The domestic investment in touched $3.4 billion in 2016 as against $2 billion in 2015, said a report from

The 2016 has crossed 2007 peak of $3.3 billion, it said.

"Local knowledge makes them more confident than foreign counterparts that do not get to witness all the positive changes take place in India. With many states on the verge of setting up regulator and REITs coming up, 2017 could very well set a new benchmark as far domestic PE inflows into the Indian estate is concerned," said Shobhit Agarwal, managing director of  capital markets and international director at

In comparison, foreign PE investments stood at $1.54 billion in 2015 and $1.85 billion in 2016. The corresponding figure in 2007, which was previous peak, stood at $4.6 billion.