10th Realty Plus Conclave & Excellence Awards 2018, a huge success!

10th Realty Plus Conclave & Excellence Awards 2018, a huge success!
23/06/2018 , by , in News/Views

Real Estate Fraternity in Ahmedabad Engages in an Exhilarating Discussion on ‘Building The Urban Future’

Thought-inspiring conversations on Building The Urban Future through smart infrastructure made the 10th edition of the Reality Plus Conclave & Excellence Awards 2018 strike an instant chord with the real estate fraternity in Ahmedabad today. The conclave also celebrated one year of RERA, diving deep into the challenges faced over the year and solutions to overcome them. While the discussions provided much food for thought on the current challenges faced by the realty sector, the conclave played host to a number of innovative ideas that could provide solutions.

The highlight of the evening was the unveiling of the  Realty Plus coffee table book titled ‘Homes For All- India’s on Top 100 Affordable Housing Projects’ in association with JLL as the knowledge partner.

The conclave got its dose of vigor from a riveting plenary session on ‘Building Smart Infrastructure for Liveable Cities’. Moderated by Ar. Jayesh Hariyani (Chairman -IGBC’s Green-Smart Cities Rating System & CMD, Senior Principal – INI Design Studio), the panel comprised of eminent personalities like Kamal Singal (CEO & MD, Arvind SmartSpaces Ltd), Chitrak Shah (Co-Founder & Managing Director- Shivalik Group), N K Patel (Chairman – Institute of Town Planner’s (INDIA) Gujarat Chapter & Sun Builders Group), Gautam Madan (Director Marketing Asia Pacific- Honeywell Building Solutions), Atul Desai (Executive Director & CEO-RMC (India) division of Prism Johnson Limited), Rajesh Sharaschandra Phadke (Chief Architect and Planner -GIFT City).

The other plenary session on ‘One Year of RERA – Challenges & Solutions’ was an equally exciting discussion moderated by Amit Wadhwani (Founder, SAI Estate Consultants). Dignitaries from the realty sector like Dhruv N Patel (Hon. Secretary Gujarat Institute of Housing & Estate Developers GIHED –CREDAI), Deep Vadodaria (Director, Nila Spaces Ltd), Sanjay Gupta (Sadgun Realty Mumbai), Jayesh Kariya (Real Estate Consultant & Chartered Accountant), Anand Choksi (Managing Director, The Real Estate CONNECT), and Dr Vatsal Patel (Technical Officer – RERA Gujarat) participated in the invigorating talk.

Brief interactive session on ‘Going Green is the Way Forward’ was conducted by Vasudevan Suresh (Chairman – IGBC Policy & Advocacy Committee) and ‘Impact of GST on Real-estate’ by Gurudas Pai (Partner- Indirect Tax, Pwc India) was well received by the stalwarts from the industry. Amit Wadhwani, Founder Sai Estate consultants from Mumbau gave an interesting talk on the disrupting real estate services. He spoke about how the realty broking services are going through a paradigm shift.

The Awards evening began with the warm address by the Chief Guest Vallabhbhai Kakadiya, Ex Minister of Transport (State Independent Charge) & BJP MLA. Realty Plus also felicitated some of the prominent names of Gujarat real estate with ‘Scroll of Honour’ that included:

  • Deep Vadodaria – Director, Nila Spaces Ltd
  • Jayesh Hariyani – Chairman -IGBC’s Green-Smart Cities Rating System & CMD, Senior Principal – INI Design Studio
  • N K Patel, Chairman – Institute of Town Planner’s (INDIA) Gujarat Chapter & Sun Builders Group
  • Sanjay Shah – Chairman & MD, DBS Communities
  • Ashish Patel- President, Gujarat Institute of Housing and Estate Developers

Realty Plus Excellence Awards in 6 different categories were distributed to celebrate excellence in niche capacities including Real Estate Projects, Builders & Developers, Architects, Interior Designs, Realty Consultants, and Branding & Marketing. The winners of Realty Plus Excellence Awards – Gujarat were:

Real Estate Projects

  • Commercial Project of the year – Avirat Group for Silver Radiance & Shilp Group for Shilp Epitome
  • Residential Project of the Year – HRG Construction for Verántes
  • Low Cost Housing Project of the Year – Shubham Group for Shubham 1
  • Affordable Housing Project of the year – Nebula Companies for Aavaas by Nebula
  • Mid-Segment Project of the Year – 7 Star Empire Ltd for Star Galaxy & Vishwanath Builders for Vishwanath Sarathya
  • Luxury Project of the Year – Arvind SmartSpaces Limited for Arvind Uplands & Samsara Buildtech for Element
  • Ultra Luxury-Lifestyle Project of the Year – Suryam Group for The Banyan & Ratnaakar for Ratnaakar Beaumonde
  • Green Project of the Year – Hindva Builders for Palazzo
  • Themed project of the year – HRG Construction for Verántes
  • Villa Project of the Year – Pacifica Companies for Westridge
  • Iconic Project of the Year – Raghuvir Developers & Builders for Raghuvir Shell

Builders & Developers

  • Developer of the Year – Commercial – Shivalik Group
  • Developer of the Year – Residential – Swagat Group
  • Emerging Developer of the Year – Avirat Group
  • Excellence in delivery – Pramukh Group for Pramukh Aranya

Architects Awards

  • Architectural Firm of the Year – DSP Design Associates
  • Emerging Architectural Firm of the Year – Design Studio Architects & Interiors
  • Design Project of the Year – Blocher Partners India for Mondeal Heights

Interior Design Awards

  • Best Interior Design – Residential – Sanskar Corporation for Solitaire
  • Best Interior Design – Commercial – Earth Group for Status Project Site Office
  • Best Interior Design – Retail – Chintal Design Studio for Today’s Designer by Rakhee Saraogi
  • Best Interior Design – Villa – INI Design Studio for Gala Lotus Villa
  • Luxury Interiors of the Year Award – Year INI Design Studio for Belvedere Golf & Country Club

Realty Consultant Awards

  • Property Consultant of the Year – City Estate Management
  • Realtor of the year – Coldwell Banker Gujarat
  • Structural Engineering Firm of the Year – Ducon Consultants Pvt. Ltd

Branding & Marketing Awards

  • Consumer Connect Initiative of the Year – Lead Magnets
  • Digital Marketing Campaign of the Year – Pacifica Companies for Reflections
  • Innovative Marketing Concept of the Year – Virtuous Retail Surat for Dumas Art Project
  • OOH Campaign of the Year – Small, Big & Bold for Ratnaakar Brand Campaign
  • Print Campaign of the Year – Print Campaign of the Year INIT for The Bungalows
  • Real-Estate Website of the Year – Earth Group for www.earth-group.com


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