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Savills India appoints Ex JLL Director as its Head of HR

In order to strengthen its Indian leadership team, Savills India, a leading global real estate service provider today announced the appointment of ex JLL India Director Kaushik Chakraborty as Head of its Human Resource. At Savills, Chakraborty will work closely with CEO Anurag Mathur in setting up processes and beef up the team. Speaking on the new role, Mr Kaushik Chakraborty said, “We have planned out three key focus areas for the company. The focus areas would be, hiring the best Talent from the Industry, creating a great place to work with one of the best ‘People Practices’ in the Industry and building up an inclusive organization which is focused on diversity at all levels.” Chakraborty is credited with setting up the L&D structure at JLL and also lead the D&I practice and the...

Co-working space in India to grow faster than any other market: Puneet Chandra, Co-Founder & JMD, Skootr

Though the Co-working space in India is, comparatively, a newer concept, it has registered a rapid growth in the last few quarters. It is one of the prime reasons behind the revival of the commercial real estate.  Skootr is one such brand which has revolutionised the growth of co-working space. Skootr is the largest co-working player in Delhi- NCR serving more than 75 Indian and international brand. Skootr is also the only profitable start-up in the co-working and managed office space. Here are the excerpts of an interaction with Puneet Chandra- Co-Founder and Joint Managing Director, Skootr where he discussed why it is the only profitable company in its space and the way forward. As most of the co-working start-ups have failed to reach even the break-even, what makes Skootr special in its...

Shajai Jacob Joins ANAROCK as CEO – GCC (Middle East)

   To expand ANAROCK’s UAE presence with new offices in Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait & Saudi Arabia by 2019 end ANAROCK Property Consultants today announced that sales & marketing veteran Shajai Jacob, previously Executive Director & Head – Marketing (West Asia) at international property consultancy JLL India, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer – GCC (Middle East). He will be based out of ANAROCK’s Dubai office and will have complete oversight of the Firm’s brokerage operations across the Middle East & North African countries.  Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants says, “We are excited to have Shajai on board to spearhead our rapidly growing Middle Eastern business. Shajai is perfectly aligned with our vision of bec...

Will IL&FS crisis impact NBFC’s corporate funding!

There are many companies who diversified from their core business and established themselves as successful conglomerates. One such name is NSL Infratech, an infrastructure arm of NSL Group which got incorporated in 1974. NSL Infratech is counted among one of the successful infrastructure and real estate developers of India, particularly in Southern region, having successfully delivered projects in Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai.  NSL Infratech is now developing an IT SEZ in sector 144, Noida. Team RealtyMyths got an opportunity to interact with Mr. Saumendu Banerjee, Vice President – Corporate Leasing at NSL Infratech (Noida & Hyderabad) and discussed with him various topics starting from corporate leasing to NBFC crisis to co-working spaces. Hera is the video of the intera...

RICS appointed Aroon Kumar as Director of Marketing & Corporate Affairs for South Asia

RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) has announced the appointment of Aroon Kumar as Director, Marketing & Corporate Affairs at RICS South Asia and RICS School of Built Environment. Considered as the vociferous advocate of ROI driven marketing, Mr. Kumar brings 15 plus years of experience in global brand management, devising marketing strategies for various geographies, building digital side of the business, product planning, revenue planning, marketing technology, marketing automation platforms, neuro-marketing, deep understanding of consumer behavior, analytics-driven consumer insights, Artificial Intelligence, UIUX, Platforms & their Network effects, to his new role. He was conferred with Asia’s Best Marketer in 2016 by World Brand Congress Asia and CMO Council and ha...

Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani takes over as Senior Vice President, Assocham

Dr Niranjan Hiranandani,  founder & MD, Hiranandani Group, has taken over as the Senior Vice President of industry chamber Assocham. “Assocham enter its centenary year in 2019, it is my privilege to be entrusted this responsibility on the eve of the centenary,” said Dr Niranjan Hiranandani. The announcement was made at the Annual Day Celebrations held in New Delhi on 16 October 2018, during which the adjourned meeting of the 97th AGM was held, a new managing committee was reconstituted and the new office bearers assumed office. “Assocham has always played a transformational role, and it will continue to empower Indian enterprises by focusing on critical and relevant issues. I understand that the Affordable Housing will be on the priority list of the chamber, and I look forward to playi...

The Smart City Mission will change the way we perceive a city: Pratap Padode

Smart City Mission is Narendra Modi government’s one of the biggest and most ambitious projects. The government has already shortlisted the names of 100 cities to be converted ‘Smart’, it has sanctioned Rs 9,940 crore on the project so far. Though it is true that nothing specific appears visible on-ground, the government claims to have achieved a substantial development in this direction. Team RealtyMyths talked to Mr. Pratap Padode, Founder, First Construction Council to know his views on the developments. Here’s what he said about the government’s Smart City Mission.  The government has announced 100 smart cities, but we only hear about a few of them like Indore and Raipur. What is going on with other smart cities? – There are lots of projects happeni...

Our Cities, Our Responsibilities -Its Time to Act

Amidst garbage dumps, overflowing drains and mosquitoes and flies all around, if you suddenly come across a well-decorated, beautifully painted wall or a hut or even a public convenience, you are bound to get surprised. Though, as said by a tyre company, “Roads are filled with idiots”, our cities are also filled with many senseless people who happily spread garbage everywhere. However, there are people like Yogesh Saini who, via his organisation Delhi Street Art, tries his best to keep alive these surprising elements.  Delhi Street Art has been beautifying Indian cities since last 4-5 years now. When we asked Yogesh why and how did he feel the need to beautify the city, his reply was simple, “I am trying to motivate people to own public places, thereby decorating them an...

Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan (“Venkat”) takes charge as Chief Executive Officer of Vedanta Resources plc

~Industry veteran also inducted as member of the Board of Directors~ Vedanta Resources Plc (“Vedanta”) announced today that Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan, popularly known as Venkat has taken charge as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company with effect from August 31, 2018. He has also joined the company’s Board of Directors. Commenting on the appointment of Venkatakrishnan, Anil Agarwal, Chairman of Vedanta said, “I’m delighted to welcome Venkat who joins us today as Chief Executive Officer of Vedanta Resources Plc. Venkat joins us from AngloGold Ashanti and brings unique perspectives on the global business environment, having a true multi-cultural career journey. His sharp technical skills, business acumen, strong set of ethics and values make him an exceptional leader....

Knight Frank India appoints Arvind Nandan as Executive Director – Research

Knight Frank India, one of the leading International Property Consultants, has inducted an industry veteran to fortify its leadership team. Arvind Nandan has joined Knight Frank India as Executive Director – Research and will be looking to further bolster Knight Frank’s thought leadership research in India. Dr. Samantak Das, who led the Research function for over a decade, has decided to pursue interests outside Knight Frank India. Arvind brings with him over two decades of Leadership and Management expertise in the areas of Research, Strategy, Analysis, Consulting, Valuations, Investment due-diligence and Development Analysis. Prior to joining Knight Frank India, Arvind was Head – Property Consulting (Sobha LLC, Dubai). Before this, he has held leadership roles with Colliers International...

India and the issue of unplanned development

There is no doubt that the current status of India’s urban infrastructure is not in great shape. Every now and then we hear about log traffic jams, overflowing sewers, garbage spill over, flyovers falling down, roads caving in and many more such incidences happening in and around our ‘world-class’ urban cities. One of the prime reasons for all these problems is the poor urban planning and lack of foresightedness among our bureaucrats. Encroachment and the issue of irregular colonies in Delhi are also some of the critical by-products of poor planning and execution of urban development policies. The issue of encroachment became so grief that the Supreme Court finally had to intervene where it directed the city authorities to check and get rid of the illegal construction. It...

Mayank Saksena quits JLL, Joins ANAROCK as MD – Land & Head of South India

Will leverage immense land demand, address South India’s pent-up housing inventory India’s leading real estate services provider ANAROCK Property Consultants have announced that industry veteran Mayank Saksena has joined the Firm as Managing Director – Land & Head – South India Residential Services. Prior to this appointment, Mayank Saksena was Managing Director of Land Services international property consultants JLL India, where he was also part of the India Leadership Council (ILC). During his tenure of over a decade there, he closed several high-ticket land deals and acquisition mandates. These include some of the largest land transactions on record across large cities in the country. In his career spanning over 16 years, he has crafted transactions and acquisitions on b...

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