In a conference call with analysts, DLF director Ashok Tyagi said, "We have started the entire process of making Cyber Park REIT ready".
He said the company would soon appoint consultants for creating a proper structure of its rental assets.
Tyagi said it would take 15-18 months in becoming REIT ready, but said the actual timing to launch public issue of REIT would be decided by the two shareholders.
Besides completed leased assets, he said the DCCDL is developing many assets currently and has huge future pipeline.
Therefore, Tyagi said, the JV will have to decide proper framework as in the REIT, 80 per cent of the assets should be completed leased asset portfolio.
DLF's MD (Rental Business) Sriram Khattar said the rental growth this year will remain muted due to COVID pandemic.
The company's group CFO Vivek Anand said the interest cost in the DCCDL has been reduced significantly and it will come down further.
In August this year, K Raheja and Blackstone backed Mindspace Business Parks launched the country's second REIT to raise Rs 4,500 crore.
Global investment firm Brookfield has recently filed document with market regulator SEBI to launch the country's third REIT. The issue size is again over Rs 4,000 crore.
The first REIT of Rs 4,750 crore issue size was listed in April last year by Embassy group and Blackstone backed Embassy Office Parks.
Through REIT, real estate developers and institutional investors can monetise their rent yielding commercial properties.
On Friday, DLF reported a 48 per cent decline in its consolidated net profit at Rs 232.14 crore for the quarter ended September.
Its net profit stood at Rs 445.83 crore in the year-ago period.
Total income fell to Rs 1,723.09 crore in the second quarter of this fiscal from Rs 1,940.05 crore in the corresponding period of the previous year.
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