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India's Top Business Districts to Invest in

A look at the hottest pre-leased office destinations, based on investor returns forecast for 2013 to 2017

Published: Jun 17, 2013 06:54:47 AM IST
Updated: Jun 17, 2013 08:22:28 AM IST

Graphic by Sameer Pawar

Report highlights
  • Mumbai will continue to be the fulcrum of banking, financial services and insurance activity as far as fresh investments for new offices, expansion and relocation are concerned. It will be followed by
  • Bangalore, National Capital Region (NCR), Chennai and Hyderabad.
  • Business districts of NCR and Bangalore, the largest office markets in the country, lag behind other cities in terms of investor returns.
  • While the IT/ITES industry will continue to remain the largest occupier of office space, it will not ensure superior investment returns.
  • Demand for office space from manufacturing and other service sectors is expected to  grow at 12% and 13% respectively per annum over the next five years.

(This story appears in the 28 June, 2013 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)