Real-estate Joyous Fête in the City of Joy
The Realty+ Conclave and Excellence Awards 2019-East held on March 14th at the JW Marriott in Kolkata was an exuberant affair showcasing an outstanding lineup of real estate big-wigs and luminaries of art, fashion and government of West Bengal.
The show keynote speakers of the day were:-
- Annurag Batra, Editor-in-Chief & Chairman, exchange4media Group & BusinessWorld,
- Shri Debashis Sen, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Govt of West Bengal, IT Department & Chairman, West Bengal Housing Infrastructure
- Shweta Shalini, Advisor – CM Maharashtra & Govt. Policy Expert & Executive Director, Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation, Govt. of Maharashtra,
- Nandu Belani, President – CREDAI Bengal
- Amit Wadhwani, Co-Founder, Sai Estate Consultants Chembur Pvt. Ltd.
The first panel discussion of the event discussed Growth Drivers of Kolkata Real Estate – Commercial to Residential and Everything In-between moderated by Surekha Bihani, Managing Director – Kolkata, Jones Lang LaSalle India. The panellists were Harsh Vardhan Patodia, Chairman & Managing Director, Unimark Group, Nandu Belani, President – CREDAI Bengal & Chairman, Belani Group of Companies, Sanjay Jhunjhunwala, Chief Executive Officer, Mani Group, Sanjay Jain, Group Managing Director, Siddha Group, Shourya Mandal, Partner, Fox Mandal Solicitors & Advocates and N G Khaitan, Senior Partner, Khaitan & Co.
The Design Forum focused on Exploring Modern Design in West Bengal – Limitations & Possibilities. The panellist for this discussion were Ar. J.P. Agarwal, Principal Architect, Agrawal & Agrawal Architects, Planners & Interior Designers, Manojit Bose, Chief Knowledge Officer, Pune Smart City Corporation Ltd, Arya Sumant, Managing Director, Eden Realty Ventures Pvt. Ltd, Basant Parakh, Managing Director, Orbit Group, Prof. Joy Sen, Professor & Head – Architecture & Regional Planning, IIT Kharagpur, Nilanjan Basu, Founder & Managing Director, BCE Design Services LLP and Shweta Shalini, Advisor – CM Maharashtra & Govt. Policy Expert & Executive Director, Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation, Govt. of Maharashtra, It was moderated by Ar. Vivek Singh Rathore, Design Principal, Salient Design Studio.
The Experts Debate on Reinventing the Role of Broker – Impact of Digitization with the moderator of the panel being Amit Wadhwani, Co-Founder, Sai Estate Consultants Chembur Pvt. Ltd comprised speakers, Saurbh Katyal, Director, Office Services (Kolkata), Colliers International India, Anup Dalmia, President, RECA – Kolkata & Vice President, NAR – India, Mahesh Somani, Head – East Zone & Chairman – National RERA Committee, NAR India, and Managing Director, Somani Realtors Pvt. Ltd, Siddharth Pansari, Managing Director, Primarc Projects (P) Ltd, Girija Kumar Choudhary, Whole-time-Director & CFO, Emami Realty Ltd, Rishi Jain, Executive Director, The Jain Group and Apurva Salarpuria, Executive Director, Salarpuria Group.
The glittering Awards evening was graced by renowned Kolkata artist & painter Suvaprasanna Bhattacharjee, fashion designer Sharbari Datta, Shamlu Dudeja Pahechan, Chairperson at Calcutta Foundation & SHE Foundation and Suchandra Bhutoria, Chair Person – FICCI FLO.
The dignitaries presented the Realty+ Coffee Table Book: “HOMES FOR ALL”- India’s Top 100 Affordable Housing Projects and the felicitated the real estate industry leaders with the Realty+ “SCROLL OF HONOUR”.
The recipients were –
- Sachchidanand Rai, Chairman, Eden Realty Group
- Sanjay Jhunjhunwala, Chief Executive Officer, Mani Group
- Sunil Jha, Managing Director, Shristi Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd
- Surendra Kumar Dugar, Managing Director, PS Group
- Vivek Singh Rathore, Design Principal, Salient Design Studio
The finale of the evening was the prestigious The Realty+ Excellence Awards –East 2019 ceremony. The winners were –
Commercial Project of the year – Mani Group for Mani Casa dona
Integrated Township Project of the Year – Non-Metro, – Shrachi Group for Shrachi Renaissance Township
Residential Project of the Year – Jain Group for Dream Ecocity
Budget Housing Project of the Year – Dharitri Infraventure for Dharitri – New Royal Enclave
Budget Housing Project of the Year Non – Metro -Signum Group for Signum Parkwoods Estate
Affordable Housing Project of the year – Arrjavv for Arrjavv Sonarkella & Salarpuria Properties for Amarana Residences
Mid-Segment Project of the Year – Ideal Real Estates for Ideal Aquaview & Srijan Realty for Ozone
Luxury Project of the Year -Salarpuria Properties for Victoria Vistas
Ultra Luxury-Lifestyle Project of the Year – Orbit Group for Orbit Victoria
Design Project of the Year – PS Group for Aurus
Themed project of the year – Sugam Diamond Abasan for Morya & Tata Housing for Avenida
Villa Project of the Year – Non – Metro – Sree Balaji for Bon Bungalow
Iconic Project of the Year – Mani Group for Vivara & Emami Realty for Emami City
Residential Complex of the Year – PS Group for Vyom & Southwinds Project for Southwinds
Mixed-Use Project of the Year – Anik Industries for One Rajarhat
Most Environment-Friendly Residential Space – Eden Realty Group for Solaris City Serampore
Most Environment-Friendly Residential Space – Non Metro – Sree Balaji for Panthaniwas
Popular Mall of the Year – Quest Properties India for Quest Indulge
Hospitality Project of the Year – Mani Group for Courtyard By Marriott, Siliguri
Redevelopment Project of the Year – Eden Realty Group for Bonorini
Developer of the Year – Commercial – Infinity Group
Developer of the Year – Residential -PS Group
Developer of the Year – Township -Shristi Infrastructure Development Corporation
Emerging Developer of the Year –vinayak Group
Excellence in Delivery –Tata Housing for Avenida
Excellence in Customer Service – Navin Space Housing for Navita
Architectural Design of the Year – Commercial – Diamond Group for Diamond Heritage
Digital Marketing Campaign of the Year –Eden Realty Group for Solaris Launch Campaign
Integrated Brand Campaign of the Year – PS Group for Dhanteras
Advertising Agency of the Year – Shreyansh Innovations
Real-Estate Website of the Year – Orbit Group for www.orbitgroup.net
Young Achiever of the year – Gaurav Dugar, Managing Director, PS Group
The Lifetime Achievement of the Year – Seo Kumar Kajaria, Chairman, Diamond Group (शिओ)
Sustainable-Business Leader of the Year – Raj Vardhan Patodia, Chairman & Managing Director, Signum Group