Keppel Land reveals first Indian investment
Keppel Land, the property subsidiary of Singaporean conglomerate Keppel Corporation, is in a partnership to develop its first commercial property in India.
The group has acquired a well-located 3.09ha site from Metro Cash & Carry India in Yeshwanthpur through a majority 51:49 joint venture with Indian property developer Puravankara.
The total consideration of INR 4.05 billion (US$81 million) includes the cost of $16 million for the construction of a 160,000sqft retail/office complex. The total development cost, including the land, is $207.4 million.
Yeshwanthpur is 5km northwest of central Bangalore, one of the primary hubs for the technology industry in India. The area is among the largest and fastest-growing office markets in the country.
Photo: Keppel Land’s Beijing Development