The 9th edition of the Realty Plus Conclave & Excellence Awards – South in Bengaluru concluded on a grand note on November 30th, 2017. The event gathering of almost 200 delegates included the top Builders, Developers, Realtors, Architects & Designers, Planners and enterpreneurs in the realty space.
This year the theme of the conclave was “Realty Revives”
The Experts Session on “Transit Oriented Development of Bengaluru” was moderated by Amit Oberoi, National Director Colliers International.The panellists were Ar. Naresh Narasimhan, Partner & Design Principal – Venkatraman & Associates, G Raghavan, CEO - Bhartiya City Developers Pvt. Ltd., Balakrishna Hegde, Founder & Managing Director, Chartered Housing (P) Ltd., Srinivasan Subramanian, CEO, SNN Builders, and Ar. Subbaiah T S, Secretary IIA.
The inference of the session was that what the country needs is People oriented Development rather than Transit oriented to enable a livable city for its citizens.
The Panel Discussion on – “Technology enabling Sustainability” moderated by Ram Chandnani, MD - Advisory & Transactions Services, India – CBRE South Asia included prominent speakers like: Dr. Chandrashekhar Hariharan, Chairman - BCIL ZED Homes, Amitabh Satyam, Chief Mentor - Smart Transformations, Adarsh Narahari, MD - Mantri Primus Lifespaces Pvt Ltd & Secretary CREDAI – Bengaluru, John Kuruvilla, Chief Mentor, Brigade Real Estate Accelerator Program (REAP) and Kishore Jain, MD Jain Heights and President Elect CREDAI – Bengaluru.
The panellists agreed that rather than depending on the government and expecting it to solve all the infrastructure problems, there are enough technology start-ups and private initiatives that should be encouraged for the sustainable solutions to urban development.
The Concluding session of the Conclave on “New Funding Options - Post RERA” moderated by Anuj Puri, Chairman - Anarock Property Consultants saw the presence of experts like Murali Malayappan, Managing Director - Shriram Properties Ltd., Ashish R Puravankara, Managing Director - Puravankara Ltd., Ravindra Pai, Managing Director - Century Real Estate Holdings Pvt. Ltd., Anup S. Shah, Partner - Anup S Shah Law Firm, Amit Wadhwani, Director - Sai Estate Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Akshay Dewani, Director & Promoter - Assetz Property Group and Yash Gupta, Chairman & Managing Partner at YG Real Estate LLP.
The session concluded on a positive note for the realty sector, predicting the exponential decrease in the number of developers across India going forward but, at the same time a huge increase in the scale of operations for the existing developer organizations. The panellists were of the view, that lucrative domestic and international funding was waiting to foray in the Indian real-estate. The Glittering Awards evening highlights were the grand presentation of Realty Plus Coffee Table Book – “The Moguls of Real Estate” - Top 100 Developers of India and the “Scroll of Honour” felicitation by Realty Plus.