Santhosh Kumar

Vice President, ANAROCK Property Consultants

Santhosh Kumar has joined ANAROCK as Vice President recently. Earlier, he worked as the CEO – Operations for Jones Lang LaSalle, India, leading a large team of real estate professionals across India. He plays a pivotal role in the firm overseeing strategic business development, coordination of operations between offices, service delivery standards and providing input for continued business growth.

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Top property investment hotspots for 2018 in West and North India

Real estate is a dynamic industry where things can change from year to year and even from quarter to quarter. The Indian real estate market has certai...

Real estate is a dynamic industry where things can change from year to year and even from quarter to quarter. The Indian real estate market has certainly been in flux after the recent policy upheavals. As such, investment decisions must necessarily move with the times.   Here are 2018’s...

  • August 7, 2018
  • 23

How policy interventions helped the resale property market

The issue of transparency in secondary or resale real estate transactions has indeed been on everyone’s minds ever since RERA stepped in to rescue t...

The issue of transparency in secondary or resale real estate transactions has indeed been on everyone’s minds ever since RERA stepped in to rescue the primary or first sale-by-developer market. The question that looms large is – have the Government’s moves to clean up the sector benefited the...

  • July 30, 2018
  • 8

Smart city mission – Tier 2 and tier 3 cities take the lead

For a very long time, real estate developers and investors focused almost exclusively on the metros as these were considered the safest bets for sales...

For a very long time, real estate developers and investors focused almost exclusively on the metros as these were considered the safest bets for sales and returns on investment. After all, these cities were generating the most employment and therefore inward migration.  As a result, the metros...

  • July 16, 2018
  • 113

Gurgaon real estate analysis – Q1 2018 vs Q1 2017

Gurgaon is a prominent commercial office market of Delhi-NCR as well as India, and the dynamics of its commercial office market in Q1 2018 as against ...

Gurgaon is a prominent commercial office market of Delhi-NCR as well as India, and the dynamics of its commercial office market in Q1 2018 as against the same period last year are worth noting. In Q1 2018, approximately 4,100 new units have been launched in Gurugram, accounting for nearly 32...

  • July 3, 2018
  • 100

Delhi NCR – The Growth Story Continues

Real estate in Delhi NCR hit a rock-bottom after the triple-tsunami of demonetisation, RERA and GST. However, there are a few pockets which are still ...

Real estate in Delhi NCR hit a rock-bottom after the triple-tsunami of demonetisation, RERA and GST. However, there are a few pockets which are still driving real estate activity, largely on the back of affordability or infrastructure development.  Despite being hit by the overall slowdown in the...

  • May 28, 2018
  • 84

Busting the Myth of the ‘Ideal Home’

You read of it in advertisements and on hoardings, and hear of it in radio jingles and TV commercials - the ideal home, or 'dream home'. It makes you ...

You read of it in advertisements and on hoardings, and hear of it in radio jingles and TV commercials - the ideal home, or 'dream home'. It makes you wonder if you're living the lifestyle you truly deserve, if your previous home purchase decision was too hasty and if there is a chance you could do...

  • April 26, 2018
  • 94

Chennai’s hottest property investment hotspots

Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, is one of the biggest cultural, economic and educational centres in South India. Mercer’s Quality of Living Surv...

Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, is one of the biggest cultural, economic and educational centres in South India. Mercer’s Quality of Living Survey noted Chennai as the safest city in India, and is exemplified by the fact that it has the third-largest expatriate population in the country. Also...

  • March 16, 2018
  • 442

Kolkata real estate – A real-time update

The real estate market of Kolkata has been relatively stable as compared to other metro cities. Here’s a real time update on what the residential an...

The real estate market of Kolkata has been relatively stable as compared to other metro cities. Here’s a real time update on what the residential and commercial market scenario - One of the interesting new trends in Kolkata’s residential real estate market has been the entry of new players....

  • March 12, 2018
  • 128

A quick look at Golf Course Extension Road, Gurgaon

The Golf Course Extension Road has emerged as one of the most sought-after residential corridors of Gurgaon. While not being priced as high as the nei...

The Golf Course Extension Road has emerged as one of the most sought-after residential corridors of Gurgaon. While not being priced as high as the neighbouring Golf Course Road, it offers multiple apartment options for the upper-mid segment moving up the value chain to luxury housing options as...

  • March 9, 2018
  • 207

The Trump effect on Gurgaon’s luxury housing market

When the scion of one of the world's most iconic real estate brands comes to India to help market yet another luxury homes project - this time in the ...

When the scion of one of the world's most iconic real estate brands comes to India to help market yet another luxury homes project - this time in the Millennium City of Gurgaon - the market sits up and takes notice. By all standards, the upcoming Trump Towers are a sizeable undertaking - the...

  • February 20, 2018
  • 520

Sustainability – Integrating traditional and modern architecture

With the escalating ecological crisis across the world, there is a mounting threat to traditional and cultural values. Unplanned development that disr...

With the escalating ecological crisis across the world, there is a mounting threat to traditional and cultural values. Unplanned development that disregards local beliefs, culture and values have led to a widespread socio-economic imbalance. To make our communities more sustainable, vernacular...

  • February 14, 2018
  • 221

Importance of infrastructure status for Indian real estate

The Finance Minister’s fifth union budget on 1st February 2018 was probably one of the most closely-followed events for the Indian business communit...

The Finance Minister’s fifth union budget on 1st February 2018 was probably one of the most closely-followed events for the Indian business community. Not only was it the final budget before the 2019 general elections, but strong rumours of a populist Budget were sending all sorts of mixed...

  • February 9, 2018
  • 130

The upside of high residential inventory

The author talks about factors which infused renewed positive customer sentiment in the residential market in 2016, which ultimately resulted in boos...

The author talks about factors which infused renewed positive customer sentiment in the residential market in 2016, which ultimately resulted in boosting the demand for residential properties. Further, he shares tips for home buyers to make informed decisions. For the last 3-4 years,...

  • June 6, 2016
  • 437
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