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Good time to invest in commercial realty as firms bring employees to office

Leasing of space is likely to rise as Covid-related uncertainties reduce and hybrid work model becomes the norm

Housing market, Homes, Real estate, Realty

Sarbajeet K Sen
With the third wave of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic ebbing, the near-term prospects of commercial real estate are set to improve. The long-term prospects of this segment are tied to the pace of economic growth. Since India has among the fastest-growing economies globally, commercial real estate offers sound long-term prospects as well.  

Improving outlook

Work From Home (WFH) had marred the prospects of commercial real estate as companies let go of leased spaces to reduce their rental expense. “The uncertainty that office as an asset class witnessed since the start of Covid is now reducing with corporates inviting their employees

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First Published: Feb 18 2022 | 1:51 PM IST

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