UNI - EN REPORT No32/2016
Plaza Centers N.V. (“Plaza” or the “Company”), a leading emerging markets property developer, announces that an Indian subsidiary ("SPV") of Elbit Plaza India Real Estate Holdings Limited (in which Plaza holds a 50% stake with its joint venture partner, Elbit Imaging Ltd.) (“EPI”), has signed a Joint Development Agreement (“JDA”) relating to its 74.7 acre plot in Chennai, India.
Under the terms of the JDA, the SPV will confer the property development rights to a reputable local developer (the “Developer”) who will carry full responsibility for all of the project costs and liabilities, as well as for the marketing of the scheme. The JDA also stipulates specific project milestones, timelines and minimum sale prices.
Development will commence subject to the obtainment of the required governmental / municipal approvals and permits, and it is intended that 67% of the land will be allocated for the sale of plotted developments (whereby a plot is sold with the infrastructure in place for the development of a residential unit by the end purchaser), while the remainder will comprise residential units fully constructed for sale.
The SPV will receive 73% of the total revenues from the plotted development and 40% of the total revenues from the sale of the fully constructed residential units.
In order to secure its obligation, the Developer will pay a total refundable deposit of INR 35.5 Crores (approximately €4.8 million), with INR 10 Crores (approximately €1.35 million) paid following the signing and registration of the JDA, INR 17 Crores (approximately €2.3 million) payable when planning permission for the first phase of the development project is obtained (the “Project Commencement Date”), and the remaining INR 8.5 Crores (approximately €1.15 million) payable six months after the Project Commencement Date.
For further details, please contact:
Dori Keren, Acting CEO +48 22 231 99 00
Eitan Farkas, Financial Director +36 1 462 7140
Dido Laurimore / Claire Turvey / Tom Gough +44 20 3727 1000
Notes to Editors
Plaza Centers N.V. (www.plazacenters.com) is a leading property developer and investor with a significant presence across Central and Eastern Europe and operations in India. It focuses on constructing new shopping and entertainment centres and, where there is significant potential, redeveloping existing centres in both capital cities and important regional centres. The Company is listed on the Main Board of the London Stock Exchange, the Warsaw Stock Exchange and, as of 27 November 2014, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (LSE: “PLAZ”, WSE: “PLZ / PLAZACNTR”; TASE: “PLAZ”). Plaza Centers N.V. is an indirect subsidiary of Elbit Imaging Ltd. (“EIL”), an Israeli public company whose shares are traded on both the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange in Israel and the NASDAQ Global Market in the United States. It has been active in real estate development in emerging markets for over 20 years.