What are the listed REITs in India?

As of 31st March 2021, India has 4 registered REITs. Of these, only 3 are listed, which are:

  • Mindspace Business Park REITs
  • Brookfield India Real Estate Trust
  • Embassy Office Parks REITs
What are the benefits of REIT investment in India?
  • Cheaper alternative to property transactions
  • Easy entry and exit from real estate investments
  • Automatic price determination system
  • Property and geographical diversification
  • Less risky than a direct investment in real estate
  • Higher liquidity than direct property investments
What are some things to check before you invest in REITs?
  • Asset portfolio of the REIT or the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)
  • Past performance of the stocks
  • Historical profits of the REIT
  • Occupancy Ratio of the properties
  • Sectoral diversification of the properties and tenant quality
  • Weighted Average Lease Expiry
  • Geographical diversification of properties
  • Yield from dividends
How to buy REITs in India?

On stock exchanges, REITs are listed and traded, and investors can purchase units through a Demat account. To take advantage of new REIT launches, investors can also look at IPOs

What is the minimum investment in REIT India?

The minimum amount to invest in REIT India after SEBI’s notification on July 30th, 2021, ranges from INR 10,000 to INR 15,000. In the same SEBI regulation, the minimum lot size for REITs was also decreased from 100 units to 1 unit.