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Rekha Jhunjhunwala buys Mumbai apartment for 11.76 crore

Mar 22, 2024 05:10 PM IST

The apartment that Rekha Jhunjhunwala has bought is spread across an area of 1666 sq ft and comes with one car parking space

Rekha Jhunjhunwala, who is the wife of late billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, has purchased an apartment in Mumbai for 11.76 crore, documents accessed by IndexTap showed.

Rekha Jhunjhunwala, who is the wife of late billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, has purchased an apartment in Mumbai for <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>11.76 crore. (Picture for representational purpose only) (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Rekha Jhunjhunwala, who is the wife of late billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, has purchased an apartment in Mumbai for 11.76 crore. (Picture for representational purpose only) (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

The apartment is located in an almost 50-year-old building on Walkeshwar Road. It is spread across an area of 1666 sq ft (carpet area) and comes with one car parking space. The buyer has paid stamp duty of 58.81 lakh. The Deed of Transfer was registered on March 15, 2024.

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A query has been sent to Rekha Jhunjhunwala.

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Last year, Rekha Jhunjhunwala, had purchased five commercial office spaces collectively spread across 1.94 lakh sq ft in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) and Chandivali in Andheri West for a sum of 739 crore.

The company, Kinnteisto LLP, where Jhunjhunwala is a partner, had purchased two offices spanning 26,422 sq ft and 30,172 sq ft on the 14th floor of The Capital in BKC for 123.99 crore and 145.33 crore respectively in October 2023.

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The company had also bought even larger space on the 18th floor and 19th floor of the same building developed by Wadhwa Group Holdings for 331.68 crore. These office units 1802 and 1901 are spread across 69,425 sq ft. Collectively, the transaction is worth 601 crore and comes with 124 car parking spaces.

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In a separate transaction registered on October 16, 2023, Kinnteisto LLP also purchased two office units spread across 68,195 sq ft carpet area on the eighth floor of Boomerang commercial building developed by Kanakia Spaces in Andheri East for a sum of 137.99 crore. The deal comes with 110 car parkings and the purchaser had to pay stamp duty of 8.27 crore.

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Multi-billionaires that comprise industrialists, Bollywood stars, start-up founders continue to purchase spacious sea-facing apartments in the more than 1.4 lakh per square foot plus range even as supply for such luxury units continue to be limited. It is the paucity of housing supply in this category that dictates the high price.

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Capital appreciation has overtaken lifestyle upgrade as the primary motivation for real estate investment, signaling the return of investors to the market, the annual Luxury Outlook Survey 2024 conducted by India Sotheby’s International Realty (ISIR) had said recently.

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    Vandana Ramnani is editor, real estate, HT Digital. She has reported extensively on residential and commercial real estate. She can be reached at vandana.ramnani@htdigital.in

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