A Vibrant Day of Gujarat Real Estate
Realty+, the leading publication dedicated to the real estate industry of India celebrated the 11thRealty+ Conclave and Excellence Award 2019- Gujarat on 14th June in Courtyard by Marriott, Ahmedabad. The vibrant event emphasised the current topics of the sector and honoured the leaders of the industry in the presence of Gujarat realty’s influencers.
The day’s enlightening conclave sessions touched upon the issues ranging from finance and marketing to technology and design as well as the real estate current scenario & trends.
The First Session of the Day “How to be Creative: Traditional & Non-Traditional Capital Sources” deliberated on capital & liquidity issues in real estate. The session was moderated by Pavan Bakeri, Managing Director, Bakeri Group and the expert panel included Chetan Shah, Executive Director | Kotak Realty Fund, Kotak Investment Advisors Ltd., Farid Karachiwala, Partner, J. Sagar Associates, Jayesh Kariya, Real Estate Expert, Consultant & Chartered Accountant, BSR Affiliates, N.K. Patel, Founder Director & Group Chairman, Sun Builders Group, Manish Shah, Managing Director, True Value Group.
The Next Session on “Embracing Change: Investing in Innovative Construction Technologies” involved discussion among the panellists Atul Desai, CEO & Executive Director, Prism Johnson (RMC India Division), Pinal Shah, Managing Partner, Rushabh Consultants LLP, Dhruvil Patel, Executive Director, BPC Projects & Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd., Yatin Pandya, Founder & Principal Architect, Footprints E.A.R.T.H. and Sharad Mahajan, Architect & Planner, chaired by Pankaj Dharkar, International President – Fire & Security Association Of India (FSAI) & Director, PankajDharkar& Associates – PDA.
The Third Panel Discussion “Who Moved My Cheese: Real Estate Digital Marketing Transformation” witnessed a heated debate on novel marketing strategies among panellists Chitrak Shah, Managing Director, Shivalik Group, Deep Vadodaria, Director, NILA Spaces Ltd., Karan Bhatia, Director – Marketing & Sales, HRG Group, Govind Rai, Co-Founder, RealtyX, Chirag Dagli, Founder & Director, Communication Crafts. The session was conducted by Niraj Shah, Chairperson IIID Ahmedabad Regional Chapter & Partner Founder, IDO Design.
The very interesting session on “Real Estate after Elections: Trends Expected to Emerge” had some pertinent issues raised by the moderator Amit Wadhwani, Co-Founder, Sai Estate Consultants ChemburPvt. Ltd. and debated by the panellists, Ashish Shah, Chairman & Managing Director, Shree Balaji Group, Jayesh Kariya, Real Estate Expert, Consultant & Chartered Accountant, BSR Affiliates,Ranjeev Mahindru, CEO Adani Realty, Sameer Sinha, Managing Director, Savvy Infrastructures Pvt. Ltd., Dushyant Goswami, Managing Director, Suvidha Projects, Pankaj Shah, Director, Synthesis SpacelinksPvt. Ltd., Yogesh Bhavsar, Chairman, VyaptiVandematram Group, Anand Choksi, Managing Director, The Real Estate Connect.
The last but not the least, the design-oriented debate on “The Gift that Keeps Giving: Designing Cities for People” moderated by none other than Kartikeya Sarabhai, Founder & Director, Centre For Environment Education and panellists, Ar. Parul Zaveri, Co-Founder & Principal Architect, Abhikram, Dipesh Shah, Head – Business Development & Chief (IFSC), GIFT City, Ar. Jagrut Patel, Founder and Principal Architect, Jagrut& Partners, Paresh Sharma, Chief Town Planner- Gujarat, Government of Gujarat, Prof. H.M. ShivanandSwamy, Executive Director, Center for Excellence in Urban Transport, CEPT University kept the audience thoroughly engaged.
The Realty+ Excellence Awards evening had some inspiring addresses by the avid media personality Dr.AnnuragBatra, Editor-In-Chief, Business World & Chairman exchange4media Group. And Vipul Mitra, Additional Chief Secretary to Government of Gujarat as also the dynamic Jaxay Shah, Chairman – CREDAI India & Managing Director – Savvy Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. and high-spirited Amit Wadhwani, Co-Founder, Sai Estate Consultants ChemburPvt. Ltd from Mumbai. Ms JankiVasant Founder NGO, Samvedna was also present during the evening.
As the awards night progressed, Realty+ went on to felicitate renowned individuals of the industry with the prestigious ‘Scroll of Honour Trophy’. The recipients comprised Kartikeya Sarabhai, Founder & Director, Centre For Environment Education and panellists, Ar. Parul Zaveri, Co-Founder & Principal Architect, Abhikram, Sameer Sinha, Managing Director, Savvy Infrastructures Pvt. Ltd., Pankaj Shah, Director, Synthesis SpacelinksPvt. Ltd., YogeshBhavsar, Chairman, Vyapti Vandematram Group and Ar. Jagrut Patel, Founder and Principal Architect, Jagrut& Partners. The felicitations were followed by the unveiling of the Cover of Realty + Coffee Table Book – “THE Pillars of Real Estate – India’s Top 100 Building Material Brands”
The entertaining musical sessions by celebrity singers of Gujarat ArvindVegd and ParthOza made the evening an affair to remember for the audience.
The evening concluded with the prestigious Realty+ Excellence Awards ceremony.