Kolkata tops the list as affordable residential real estate destination

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Over the last 2–3 years, the demand for residential real estate units has been increasing in Kolkata. The first half of 2019 saw a decent rise in the sales of residential units across the city with increasing employment opportunities and a positive market outlook.

Kolkata has witnessed a major spurt due to surging capital values and the increase in demand, emerging as one of India’s fastest growing real estate markets. Leading realty developers like Dharitri Infraventure Pvt Ltd, Emami Infrastructure, Unimark Group, etc., are coming up with new projects across the city at this juncture. These developers are meeting the growing demand of residential units.

The unsold inventory in Kolkata is also decreasing, as the city joins the race to attract investors and buyers from various locations. Most of the residential real estate boom in Kolkata has been in the affordable housing segment. Around 60 to 70 per cent have been budget-friendly projects, out of the 1,75,000 residential units launched since 2011.

Ruling the roost with better reforms and transparent policies in place, affordable project developers like Dharitri Infraventure Pvt Ltd Kolkata have been taking decent strides in the last couple of years. Improved connectivity and ease of transport have also given a boost to the buyers, opening the doors for them away from the space-crunch of the main cities. The projects in these locations come with basic facilities like 24 x 7 water and power supply, complete security solutions, play area, gardens, etc.

Making it easy for the residents to meet the daily needs, these locations offer full access to many nearby hotspots and markets. The attractive suburbs are not only luring buyers from Kolkata, but from other cities across Eastern India as well. As a result, the demand for residential real estate units has further increased. The trend is expected to continue, as the city gears up to host more residential projects for the buyers and investors.

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