Friday, March 14, 2008

Reality Major's REIT plans delayed

IndiaBulls RealEstate and Unitech Ltd. have put their Singapore REIT plans on hold siting volatile market conditions. DLF may follow too.

Unitech, IBREALEST & DLF had lined up a $0.5Bn,$1Bn & $1.5Bn. offer. Unitech and IBREALEST were exploring private placement, according to Business Standard. DLF too might delay the offer or go for $500Mn. private placement.

Indian developers, hit by soaring land costs and curbs on bank loans, are looking to tap REITs, which are not yet allowed in India, although draft guidelines for them were issued in December.

Read the article on Mint

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