Tier 1 cities of
India powers on and its traditional commercial hubs continue to emerge as strong business centres.
Tier 2 & 3 Indian cities (22 of them identified by us) are making a strong mark and offering great alternatives for IT / ITeS and BPO operations.
The Edge of a Pan-India Platform
Understanding India in depth and backing up these insights with strong pan-India presence – this is what makes Cityinfo a true real estate powerhouse.
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The Cityinfo service offering has been designed to offer a complete, one-stop solution from thought to eventual real estate option finalization and beyond. We assist clients in every stage of the real estate process, helping us achieve our intent of maximizing value for our customers.
As a result, our capabilities extend across the entire spectrum of real estate transactions – starting with providing strategic planning and research, portfolio analysis, location and site selection, amongst many other advisory services through representation in the leasing, buying, managing and valuing of assets.
Cityinfo Service Portfolio
Strategic Real Estate Advisory
The importance of getting the right real estate solution cannot be understated. For instance, the ideal business location – whether in terms of cities to locate in or micro-markets within cities – is a key enabler of business success. Business locations play an integral role in almost every aspect of business operations – from ensuring a strong employee draw to having a significant bottom-line impact based on accessibility, incentives and other such deciding factors. Our research and advisory practices rely on a keen understanding of business drivers and offer insights to structure the ideal real estate solution.
Real Estate Transaction Management
Our core skills lie in the area of holistic real estate transaction management. Driven by the key strengths of national presence, tracking of properties & maintaining detailed profiles and a structured process for transaction management, we are able to help corporations identify best-fit real estate options and maximize value through the process.
Asset Portfolio Management
Our expertise in real estate, coupled with strong practices and business acumen, is also applied to the management of asset portfolios. We advise clients on managing their real estate portfolio to optimize operations and create value where possible – therefore, having a direct impact on the cost of operations.
SERVICES IN DETAIL
Real Estate Advisory
Our Advisory services encompass a range of consulting solutions that help corporations develop the ideal real estate strategies, aligned to business objectives, and approach to minimizing bottom-line impact and maximizing efficiencies. The range of areas covered by our advisory offering include feasibility studies (including multi-city feasibility and research), business locations, facility profiling, workspace planning and occupancy cost analysis & planning.
Diverse commercial segments are covered by our agency style offerings – including acquisitions, dispositions, lease negotiations and other transactional services which play a key role in identifying and transacting the ideal facility for requirements of the client.
Our Tenant Representation service works on behalf of the corporate occupier to ensure maximum benefit, value and quick closures for site selection and acquisition at the start of the cycle and site disposition at the end of it.
On Site Selection and Acquisition, we go through the entire process of evaluating potential locations, analyzing them for best fit to strategy & requirement, planning phase benchmarks and landlord negotiations for lease terms.
For Site Disposition, we implement a diverse set of initiatives to ensure high impact closure – including initiation of landlord negotiations; property positioning and marketing; document preparation and distribution; updating of national databases; offer solicitation and review; contract negotiation and execution.
Focused at corporate occupiers and investors, our lease management services range from advice on initial drafting of lease, analyzing long and short-term consequences of entering into contract, negotiating rent reviews and lease renewals. A sector-agnostic service, lease management caters to all genres of commercial property - offices, industrial or logistics accommodation. Within Lease Advisory, services offered by us include lease structuring advisory, break clause advisory, lease tracking, lease renewals, rent reviews, alienation matter advisory.
Apart from these standard services, our Lease Advisory offering further includes custom solutions for lease management depending on specific client needs.
Investment Transaction Services
Investors in real estate will find a range of advisory and transaction enablement solutions from Cityinfo of superior value in identifying and acquiring real estate assets, ideally aligned to their investment ambitions and returns expectations.
As part of Investment Advisory, our research teams track market behavior and trends to generate opinions on ideal investment routes, fair market value input & yield advisory to maximize returns. This effectively results in advisory on risk assessment, investment options, capital allocation and redeployment opportunities.
Upon closure of the ideal strategy, our Investment Acquisition Transaction Services team goes through the entire process of site selection, due diligence, best purchase terms negotiation and acquisition closure. In order to get immediate returns going on the asset, we also help identify occupiers for the asset.
Our transaction services also extend to real estate investment sales with advisory & transaction support on all aspects of selling single or multiple properties on behalf of investors.
A pan-India research, information & analytics platform at Cityinfo provides detailed analysis of real estate trends and forecasts, tactical and strategic investment analysis, retail analysis, building and project specific feasibility analysis to ensure that a wide range of relevant and actionable insights are available to design and implement the most appropriate real estate strategies.
Real Estate Asset Valuation is an art which combines diverse skills: in-depth knowledge of local real estate practices, its nuances and intricacies across micro-markets, localized value drivers & principles and modeling tools / capabilities to arrive at well thought-through and accurate valuation of the asset.
Our teams combine all these technical resources with knowledge of Indian markets to provide advice of the highest quality on valuation to our clients. The keys to our strength are our vast experience in valuation assignments, strong national presence, extensive research capabilities and regularly updated databases to evaluate and report on multiple properties spread over large geographic regions.
Allied real estate services offered by Cityinfo include:
- Guidance for SEZ formalities
- Temporary office / business center space identification
- Vendor and service provider identification
- Back office support
- Infrastructure audits
- Title search & statutory due diligence
- Project management for fit-outs
We offer a range of residential real estate services to an exclusive client base of investors and corporate occupiers. Our support on this front include advisory and transactional support on sale, purchase and lease of residential properties.