Realty+ E-Conclave Gujarat 2020: Scaling New Heights
Realty+ successfully added yet another feather in its hat by hosting the first ever virtual e-conclave. The 12th Edition of Realty+ E-Conclave–2020 GUJARAT on 19th August 2020, was truly a memorable day.
The E-conclave began with an enthusiastic Inaugural Address by Dr Annurag Batra, Editor-in-Chief & Chairman, exchange4media Group & BusinessWorld. Following Dr. Batra’s words of encouragement, Indian real estate’s mogul Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, Managing Director Hiranandani Group and National President NAREDCO & ASSOCHAM delivered the opening keynote of the E-conclave.
The four plenary sessions brought together eminent personalities from the real estate, architecture and building materials industry from across the country. The E-conclave witnessed the exchange of professional insights and opinions on some of the most trending real estate topics.
The opening panel discussion titled Real Estate Transformations Post Covid and moderated by Viren Mehta, Sr. Director & Head Transactions, JLL Ahmedabad had renowned real estate developers & professionals of Gujarat The speakers were Ajay G. Patel, Director, Synthesis & President-GIHED CREDAI; N.K. Patel, Founder Director & Group Chairman –Sun Builders Group & Chairman NAREDCO –Gujarat; Paresh Sharma, Former Chief Town Planner – Govt of Gujarat; Ranjeev Mahindru, CEO – Gujarat Region, Adani Township & Real Estate Co. Pvt Ltd & Rocky Israni, Managing Director – India Investments, Pacifica Companies. The speakers discussed the future of the real estate industry post the pandemic and the new trends that the industry will adopt to adapt.
The next session was moderated by Ajay Sharma MD, Valuation Services Colliers International India and will discuss the Changing Realty Sales Patterns in Gujarat. The panellists expressed their opinions on the different sales patterns that the industry has come up with during these unprecedented time. The speakers for the session included Amit Wadhwani, Managing Director of Sai Estate Consultants Chembur Pvt Ltd; Chitrak Shah Co-Founder & MD Shivalik Group & Vice President – Gihed Credai; Dushyant Goswami, Managing Director- Suvidha Projects; Paras Pandit Chairman & Managing Director Sheetal Infrastructure; Pravin Bavadiya, Founder & MD, City Estate Management & Swagat Vyas Managing Director Vishwanath Builders.
The third plenary session of the day was titled Revival Of Supply Chain & Projects Delivery and moderated by Anil Haldipur, Director, Project Management Group, CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd with speakers Ayush Bagla, Executive Director , CERA Sanitaryware Ltd; Jinal Palkhiwala, Director – Inmobel Doors; Neerav Parmar, Senior Vice President – Contracts and Procurement – Shapoorji Pallonji Real Estate; Parth Patel, Managing Director, Kavisha Group & Sameer Sinha, Managing Director –Savvy Infrastructures Pvt. Ltd. The speakers shared that as with every industry there will always be ups and downs. However, Indian real estate will revive and Gujarat is already leading on the path to recovery.
The Realty+ Conclave came to an end with n stimulating Fireside chat on Technology Trends in Architecture moderated by Deben Moza, Executive Director – Head of Project Management Services, Knight Frank India and featured panellist Chetan K. Singh Founder & CEO ArchChat; Kalhan Mattoo, Founder, OOK – Office Of Kalhan International & Manit Rastogi, Founding Partner-Morphogenesis . They discussed how tech is changing the face of design industry and what more can be done.