Puravankara to launch new housing projects in Bengaluru, Pune, Chennai, Kochi

Puravankara will develop about 12,500 units in these 13 projects. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint

New Delhi: Bengaluru-based realty firm Puravankara Ltd has chalked out an expansion plan to start 13 new housing projects this fiscal at an estimated construction cost of around 3,000 crore.

The company is set to launch in the current fiscal 13 projects, of which six are in Bengaluru, three in Mumbai, two in Pune and one each in Chennai and Kochi, according to an investors presentation.

Ten projects in pipeline are under joint venture with land owners and three owned by the company.

As per the presentation, the company would develop over 11 million sq ft area in these 13 projects, of which 7 projects with 8.2 million sq ft area to be under its Provident brand that caters to mid income customers.

According to sources, Puravankara will develop about 12,500 units in these 13 projects at an estimated construction cost of around 3,000 crore.The company has created a robust launch pipeline as it sees gradual recovery in housing sales post adverse impact of note-ban, realty law RERA and the GST, they added.

During the last fiscal, Puravankara Ltd sold 3,429 units worth2,098 crore compared to 2,781 units for 1,881 crore in the 2017-18.

On financial front, Puravankara’s consolidated net profit went up by 25 per cent to 114 crore during the full 2018-19 fiscal as compared to 91.40 crore in 2017-18.

The revenues rose 41 per cent to 2,126.72 crore during the last fiscal from 1,504.94 crore in FY18.

Puravankara Ltd MD Ashish R Puravankara, said, “FY19 ends on a positive note for us as we continue our momentum and stay on the path of gaining market share, and hence strong and sustainable growth.