Real Estate

Top 8 Cities See 68 Land Deals for 1,656+ Acres in 9M 2022

Top land deals across 8 cities in India

In contrast, the Jan-Sept. period of 2021 saw the closure of just 20 land deals for over 925 acres across these cities

  • Of total land deals in 2022 (Jan-Sept.), nearly 40 deals over 590+ acres were proposed for residential development, 147 acres for Industrial & Logistic Park and Warehouse, 119 acres for data centers, 115 for mixed-use development & 26 acres for commercial, among others
  • Hyderabad tops land deal share with 46%, NCR comes a distant 2nd with 14% & Bengaluru had a 13% share
  • MMR clocked the highest number of land deals, but for small land parcels

Mumbai, 21 November 2022: Land, the most precious finite resource amid rapid urbanization, has been seeing increased activity after the pandemic. Latest ANAROCK Research indicates that the top 8 cities closed at least 68 separate land deals accounting for 1,656 acres in the first nine months of 2022. In the corresponding period last year, just 20 land deals for 925 acres were closed across these cities.

With some of the larger deals, there is still ambiguity about the type of development that will take place there. For most other deals, developers and entities have already zeroed in on development purposes:

  • Of 68 land deals closed in 2022 (Jan-Sept.), nearly 40 deals with 590+ acres are proposed for residential development
  • Over 147 acres in 4 separate deals are earmarked for industrial & logistics parks and warehousing
  • 4 deals for over 119 acres are for data centers
  • 5 separate land deals for over 115 acres are for mixed-use development 
  • Approx. 26 acres in 4 separate deals are for commercial development
  • Approx. 11 deals for over 659 acres are for miscellaneous purposes including retail and BPO and development; development purpose for a large portion of these deals is undecided
Proposed DevelopmentNo. of Land DealsApprox. Size (acres)
Industrial & Logistics & Warehouse4147
Data Centres4118.8
Others (Retail/BPO or Undecided)11658.94
Source: ANAROCK Research

City-wise Outlook

“In terms of land area transacted, Hyderabad has seen the biggest land transactions so far this year,” says Santhosh Kumar, Vice Chairman – of ANAROCK Group. “In terms of the total number of land deals, MMR clocked the highest number of deals; while the total area transacted was unspectacular, one must also consider the steep prices in this land-starved city.”

Top Land Deals Across Cities

Deal in QuarterLandownerBuyerCityApprox. Size (in Acres)Approx. Value (INR-crore)Proposed Development
Q3-2022Ireo GroupOberoi RealtyGurugram501,000Residential
Q3-2022GOCL CorporationSquarespace Infra CityHyderabad12.25125NA
Q3-2022AnonymousGodrej PropertiesBengaluru7150Residential
Q3-2022Acreage BuildersMax EstateGurgaon7.15323commercial
Q3-2022Ambience GroupElan GroupGurgaon7.5200Mixed Use
Q2-2022AnonymousMadhav GroupAhmedabad2250Residential
Q2-2022PB GlobalRunwalDevelopersThane20471Residential
Q1-2022AnonymousHetero GroupHyderabad600350Not divulged yet
Q1-2022IndiabullsReal EstateElan GroupGurgaon40580Mixed Use
Q1-2022AnonymousMicrosoftHyderabad41164Data Centre
Source: ANAROCK Research

Top Land Deals Across Cities Month-wise (Jan.- Sept. 2022)

CitiesNo. of DealsApprox. Size
Source: ANAROCK Research
  • Hyderabad saw 7 separate deals for 769+ acres, accounting for over 46% of the total land transacted between Jan-Sept.
  • NCR sealed 16 separate transactions accounting for 14% of the total land deals covering approx. 234 acres. This includes 9 deals for a total of 197 acres in Gurugram, and 7 in Delhi, Faridabad, and Noida. The proposed developments include residential, retail, mixed-use, commercial, and warehousing
  • Bengaluru saw 9 separate deals for a total of 223 acres earmarked for residential, mixed-use, and a logistics park
  • Pune saw 8 separate deals for approx. 124 acres, accounting for 7% of the total land area transacted across these cities. All are proposed for residential development
  • MMR saw the highest number of transactions cumulatively accounting for just 199 acres, earmarked for residential and logistics developments
  • Chennai saw 7 deals for 92+ acres for a mixed-use development including residential, BPO, and an industrial park
  • Ahmedabad closed 3 deals for approx. 9.6 acres
  • Kolkata closed 1 land deal for approx. 5.6 acres

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