Realty Plus Conclave & Excellence Awards celebrated in Pune

Realty Plus Conclave & Excellence Awards celebrated in Pune
23/02/2018 , by , in News/Views

The Realty Plus Conclave & Excellence Awards was organised in Pune on February 22nd, 2018 with a grand ceremony at Hotel Conrad, Pune. The event was attended by the medley of real estate professionals, developers, architects, government authorities and planners from across the cultural city and saw knowledge sessions and a glittering awards night.

Some of the renowned personalities that addressed the audience were

  • Ramnath Subramaniam, Executive Director – Strategic Planning, Pune Metro Rail Project
  • Satish Magar – Managing Director, Magarpatta City
  • Farook Mahmood, President of FIABCI-India Chapter
  • Amit Wadhwani – Managing Director, SAI Estate Property Consultants

Knowledge Sessions

The first panel discussion themed “Union Budget 2018-19 – Implications for the Real-Estate” saw the experts deliberate on the impact of Budget on the realty sector in conjunction with the new GST rates and other provisions.

This session moderated by Jayesh Kariya, Chartered Accountant & Real Estate Consultant comprised eminent personalities like Shantilal Kataria, President, CREDAI Maharashtra & MD Aditya Builders, Shravan Aggarwal – Joint Managing Director, Pride Purple Group, Ravi Varma, Chairman, NAR-India, Bhairav Dalal, Partner, Tax & Regulatory Practice-Real Estate, PwC India and Sachin Kulkarni, Managing Director, Vastushodh Projects Pvt. Ltd.  

With RERA introduction, how the developers’ strategy of marketing are changing was highlighted in the next discussion namely, Consumer Connect – The Marketing Tool in Digital Age ” moderated by Amit Wadhwani, MD – Sai Estate Property Consultants, the panel will  include prominent speakers like: Vikram Kotnis, Managing Director – ‎Amura Marketing Technologies Pvt. Ltd; Aditya Javdekar – Director- Vilas Javdekar Developers; JS Augustine, Director- Marketing & Sales, HR & Admin – ‎Terraform Realty; Nilesh Palresha – Executive Director VTP Group; Arvind Jain, Managing Director, Pride Group and Kajal Malik, Ex –CMO – Guardian Corporation.

The Pune city is being visualised to become a Smart City with the ongoing infrastructure projects like Pune Metro, Satellite Townships development and others. But, the challenges and hurdles ahead are many.

The concluding session of the Conclave on “Planning Pune – Vision for Pune city” with the focus on city infrastructure challenges was moderated by Shashikant Limaye – Technical Advisor Pune Metro Project, Mahametro and the presence of experts like Ar. Prakash Deshmukh – Principal Architect, Associated Space Designers Pvt Ltd.; J.P. Shroff – Chairman & Managing Director, Shroff Group; Kishor Pate, CMD Amit Enterprises Housing Ltd; Ar Shitesh Agrawal, CMD – SAAP Limited; Rajesh Mahatre– CEO Real-estate – Vascon Engineers and Vanessa De Souza, Vice President of FIABCI-India Chapter.

The event was also attended by Architect Christopher Charles Benninger with other dignitaries.

To recognize the efforts of the veterans and young generation in the industry, Realty Plus awarded a special felicitation – the “Scroll of Honour”. The recipients of this award included:

  • Shantilal Kataria – Chairman Affordable Housing Committee -Credai National
  • Shashikant Limaye – Technical Advisor Pune Metro Project, Mahametro
  • Vilas Palresha, Chairman & managing Director – VTP Group
  • Ar. Prakash Deshmukh – Principal Architect, Associated Space Designers Pvt Ltd.
  • Sachin Kulkarni, Managing Director- Vastushodh Projects
  • Kishor Pate, CMD Amit Enterprises Housing Ltd
  • Aditya Javdekar – Director- Vilas Javdekar Developers

The evening finale witnessed the presentation of real-estate & building industry’s most credible and coveted Realty Plus Excellence Awards for the real-estate professionals of the city of Pune.  

The winners of Realty Plus Excellence Awards were:

The Winners of the Realty Plus Excellence Awards- Pune 2018 were:

Commercial Project of the year: K Raheja Corp for Commerzone & The Phoenix Mills for Fountainhead

Integrated Township Project of the Year: Pride Builders for Pride World City

Residential Project of the Year: Mittal Brothers for Highmont & Pride Purple Landmark for Park Landmark

Affordable Housing Project of the year: Vilas Javdekar for YashONE

Mid-Segment Project of the Year: Tata Value Homes for La- Montana

Luxury Project of the Year: Kumar Properties for Privie Residences Sienna & Kalpataru Limited for Kalpataru Jade Residences

Ultra Luxury-Lifestyle Project of the Year: Goel Ganga Developers for Ganga Dham Tower

Green Project of the Year: DSP Design Associates for Capgemini Global Training Center

Themed project of the year: GERA Developments for Song of Joy

Villa Project of the Year: Mango Holiday Village, Guhar for Mango Village Guhar

Iconic Project of the Year: G M Kenjale Developer & Kundan Mehta Associates for Emirus & Vascon Engineers for Windermere

Developer of the Year – Residential: Puravankara Limited

Excellence in delivery: GERA Developments for Song of Joy

Architectural Firm of the Year: DSP Design Associates

Design Project of the Year: Kolte-Patil Developers for 24k Opula

International Property Consultant of the Year: CBRE South Asia Private Limited for Weikfield IT Park, Pune

Marketer of the Year: Brandniti+Design

Consumer Connect Initiative of the Year: GERA Developments for Gera’s Greensville II

Digital marketing campaign of the year: VTP Realty for VTP Realty

Innovative marketing concept of the year: VTP Realty

OOH campaign of the year: Mittal Brothers Pvt Ltd. for Highmont

Print Campaign of the Year: Pride Purple Group for 115 Hill Town 

CSR Excellence Awards: Vascon Engineers Ltd

Young Achiever of the year: Gopal Sarda – Group CEO, Kolte-Patil Developers Ltd.

CXO of the year: Atul Goel, Managing Director, Goel Ganga Developers

Lifetime Achievement of the Year: R Vasudevan, Managing Director, Vascon Engineers Ltd.


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