The 60K-sq ft office, belonging to realtor Kalpataru, will house AMC’s head office

ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company has acquired an entire commercial tower in Mumbai’s western suburb Santacruz for over ₹315 crore from realty developer Kalpataru’s subsidiary Ixora Properties.

The newly acquired tower, built on one-third of an acre, is likely to house the asset management company’s new head office.

The office building, one of the to- wers of Kalpataru Infinia, with ground plus 12-storey structure E along with three basements, has a b carpet area of over 60,000 sq ft. The other tower of this project, with over 120,000 sq ft office space, is currently under construction.

The deal assumes significance in the backdrop of ongoing trend of leasing office space as against buying it on an outright basis.

The asset management company has paid over ₹18.9 crore as stamp duty for the registration of the transaction that took place on June 27, showed documents accessed through, a market place for commercial properties.

“The asset management company is planning to shift its corporate office from Bandra-Kurla Complex to this newly purchased office property. The fit-out work at this new office is expected to commence soon and the company is looking to start operating from here by next year,” said a person close to the development.

India’s second largest asset management company’s average assets under management stood at 28.03 lakh crore as on June end.

Change Over

AMC planning to shift corp office from Bandra-Kurla Complex

Co may start operating from Santacruz office by next year

Other deals

March 2024:

ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co leased 252,000 sq ft space in Mumbai’s Malad west suburb

2023: ICICI Securities leased

over 188K sq ft of office space in Navi Mumbai’s Juinagar

The commercial tower, which is five minutes drive from the company’s existing corporate office in

Bandra-Kurla Complex, has 114 vehicle parking slots. ET’s separate email queries to ICICI Prudential AMC and Kalpataru remained unanswered until the time of going to press. Recently, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company also picked up 252,000 sq ft of office space in IT park Mindspace in Mumbai’s Malad west suburb, for what will be its largest back-office facility. This is one of the largest office lease transactions concluded in the country so far this year.

Last year, ICICI Securities, the financial services company of ICICI Bank, picked up more than 188,000 sq ft of office space in IT park Mindspace Juinagar in Navi Mumbai through a lease of over 12 years.

The Indian office sector has been seeing sustained growth in demand despite the global sluggishness, and the performance is seen as a testament to the strong fundamentals of demand and the absence of any lasting effects of the global headwinds.

Net absorption in India’s top seven office markets breached the 40 million sq ft mark in 2023 to touch 41.97 million sq ft, showed industry data.

Source – Economic Times

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