Knowledge Series & Gala Awards
The 9th Realty Plus Conclave & Excellence Awards – North 2017 concluded on a grand note. Held on October 25, 2017 at Hotel Leela Ambience in Gurugram, the event witnessed the coming together of leaders of the Delhi-NCR real-estate.
The 9th edition of Realty Plus Conclave and Excellence Awards-North comprising informative presentations and intriguing discussions on topical issue of the sector was also the centre of industry networking for all the stakeholders of Delhi NCR realty. Some of the eminent personalities gracing the occasion were – Shekhar Dutt, Former National Security Advisor & Former Governor of Chattisgarh, Dr. P S N Rao, Chairman Delhi Urban Arts Commission and Vijendra Gupta, BJP MLA & Member BJP National Executive, Leader of the opposition in Delhi.
Neeraj Bansal, Partner & Head – ASEAN Corridor & Real Estate Sector, KPMG in India emphasised that RERA and GST are blessing in disguise for the realty sector. He presented fact and figures on the performance of the real-estate across cities post the regulatory changes and advised on the steps required for its consistent growth in the near future.
Mili Majumdar, Managing Director of Green Business Certification Institute Pvt Ltd, India and Senior Vice President, USGBC gave an engaging presentation on the green & sustainable approach to the building construction. She inquired from the audience on their perception of eco-friendly development and explained how going green is economically viable for the realty sector.
Amit Wadhwani, Director, Sai Estate Consultants in his address informed the audience of the changing buying trends of the real-estate buyers, his own experience in the Mumbai region and how new age realtors like him are changing their strategies and approach in sync with the matured and much more aware real estate customer.
Dr. P S N Rao, Chairman Delhi Urban Arts Commission in his speech during the Awards evening was of the view that real-estate participants need to work together for the sector to gain credibility and trust among the consumers. Acknowledging the presence of Shri Vijendra Gupta, BJP MLA at the event, he said that the government initiatives and positive policies will help take the realty sector of India to newer growth potential.
Vijendra Gupta, BJP MLA & Member BJP National Executive, Leader of the opposition in Delhi expressed his pleasure at being part of the Realty Plus evening and congratulated all the winners and participants of the Awards. As part of the DDA Committee, he had initiated online processes for smooth functioning of the department and for ease of business for the developers.
The conclave themed ‘Realty Revives’ saw some hard-hitting and pertinent discussions on the aspects of RERA and Affordable housing in the context of Delhi NCR real estate market.
Affordable Housing: a Game Changer
The panel moderated by Anuj Puri, Chairman Anarock Property Consultants discussed the demand, and viability of Affordable Housing projects and the challenges of developing low cost housing. The panellists included Pradeep Aggarwal, Chairman, Signature Global; Vineet Relia, Managing Director, SARE Homes; Pradeep Jain, Chairman, Parsvnath Group; Rohtas Goel, Chairman & MD, Omaxe Group and Anushree Srivastava, Chief Executive Officer, zVesta.
RERA- Experiences & Influences
RERA introduced With RERA Indian real estate industry got its first regulator and all the progressive developers believe that RERA is good for the realty sector in long run, as now only the serious real estate developers will remain in the business and RERA will also help in bringing the customer’s confidence back.
The session on RERA was aimed at analysing and understanding the post RERA climate. Moderated by Neeraj Bansal – Partner and Head ASEAN Corridor & BCRE Sector, KPMG in India, the panel deliberated on the experiences of the developers and the impact of RERA going forward. The panellists of the session were PranavAnsal, Vice Chairman, Ansal Properties and Infrastructure Ltd; Amaresh Singh, Solicitor & Partner, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices; Amit Wadhwani, Director, Sai Estate Consultants, Vineet Relia, Managing Director, SARE Homes and Dhiraj Dogra, Realty & Retail consultant.
Realty Plus Excellence Awards – North 2017
The glittering evening of Recognition and Rewards for the real-estate of North India began with the “Scroll of Honour” felicitations, an initiative by Realty Plus followed by the presentation of “Excellence Awards” in various categories.
Scroll of Honour
L to R: Recipients – Guninder Singh, Pranav Ansal, Pradeep Jain, Pankaj Bansal, Pradeep Aggarwal, Mili Majumdar, Sr. Vice President – Ms Ratika Bhargava on behalf of Arjun Sharma, Managing Director, Select Group along with B G Vyas, COO Kajaria Ceramics Ltd and
Scroll of Honour Recipients
- Arjun Sharma, Managing Director, Select Group
- Ananta Singh Raghuvanshi, Executive Director – Sales & marketing, DLF Home Developers Ltd.
- Guninder Singh, CEO, Vipul Group
- Mili Majumdar, Managing Director, DBCI India Pvt. Ltd, & Sr. VP – USGBC
- Pankaj Bansal, Director, M3M India Pvt. Ltd.
- Pradeep Aggarwal, Co-founder & Chairman, Signature Global Group
- Pradeep Jain, Chairman, Parsvnath Developers Ltd.
- Pranav Ansal, Vice Chairman, Ansal Properties & Infrastructure Ltd.
- RohtasGoel, Chairman & Managing Director, Omaxe Ltd.
- Sanjay Wadhwa, Director, SWBI Architects Pvt. Ltd
Realty Plus Excellence Awards
The Award Winners were:
Commercial Project of the Year: M3M India Pvt. Ltd. for M3M Urbana
Integrated Township Project of the year: Infinity Infotech Parks Limited for Krishnabhumi
Affordable Housing Project of the year: Eros Group for Eros Sampoornam
Luxury Project of the Year:
- Vipul Group for Aarohan
- Central Park for Central Park Resorts
Ultra Luxury-Lifestyle Project of the Year: M3M for M3M Golfestate
Green Project of the Year: Emaar India for Digital Greens
Emerging Developer of the Year – Residential: FS Realty
Developer of the year Residential: Emaar India
Developer of the year Commercial: Eros Group
Excellence in delivery: Omaxe Ltd. for Grand Omaxe
Sustainable Design Architect of the Year: Creative Group
Design Project of the Year:
- Aeon Design & Development for Group Housing for Shiv Nadar University
- AVA Design Studio for Knight Frank India
- AVA Design Studio for XL Catlin India
International Property Consultant of the Year: CBRE South Asia Private Limited
Facility Management Firm of the Year: Alpha G:Corp Management Services Pvt. Ltd.
Realtor of the year: 360 Realtors
Electronic Real-Estate Website of the Year: Proptiger for Makaan.com
CSR Excellence Awards: Ansal API
Young Achiever of the year: Rahul Singla, Director, MAPSKO GROUP
Architectural Firm of the year: And the winner is Studio K.I.A
An Evening to Remember
Realty Plus always does a fabulous job. It is very important that all the stakeholders of the real-estate sector come together to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the sector. Listening to different viewpoints always opens the horizons for betterment. Vineet Relia, MD, SARE Homes
I thank Realty Plus for conducting such a wonderful event. As investors and a technology company, being part of the conclave gave us an opportunity to network and share thoughts with various real-estate representatives gathered here. Anushree Srisvastava, CEO, Zvesta
Realty Plus is doing a great job by bringing all the stakeholders together and I congratulate them for putting up a good show. Pradeep Jain,Chairman, Parsvnath Developers
I think it is a great initiative from Realty Plus to create a platform for knowledge sharing which will help all the realty fraternity in their respective businesses. Pankaj Bansal, Director, M3M
The well attended conclave comprising some healthy discussions on RERA and affordable housing were interesting and informative. Congratulations to Realty Plus. Mili Mazumdar, MD, GBCI India Pvt. Ltd
The panel discussions during the conclave presented both sides of the topic and contradictory views of the panellists making them a meaningful conversations and something to take away from, for the audience. Guninder Singh, CEO, Vipul Group
Realty Plus Conclave & Awards was great event that brought together the eminent personalities of the real-estate sector to discuss the issues prevailing in the industry. K R Meena, Regional Manager, LIC Housing Finance Ltd
Events like Realty Plus conclave give a unique experience of knowing the divergent views of the leaders of the Indian real-estate and get to know the ground realities of the market. Kapil Saini, Marketing Director, Formica Group
Realty Plus is one of the oldest real-estate magazines and is one name which has been constant for a decade. I feel proud to be a part of the Realty Plus events. Dr. Ananta Singh Raghuvanshi, Executive Director, DLF Ltd