There was an almost 26% increase in institutional investments into alternate assets such as data centres, student housing, senior living and co-living in India that witnessed an inflow worth $500 million last year, said a report by Colliers.
Robust technology consumption and data privacy laws will also pave way for further investments in the data centers space, with investors and developers exploring development options, the report added.
The overall institutional investments in real estate fell to $4 billion in 2021 from $4.8 billion in the previous year and $6.2 billion in 2019.
Real estate institutional investment volumes closed at $4 billion in 2021 compared to $4.8 billion in the previous year and $6.2 billion in 2019. Although it is a 17% dip YoY, capital flows came on a broad-based recovery across most asset classes, geographies and doubled in the number of deals compared to 2020, according to the report.