Colliers India Blog

Explore the Colliers India Blog to learn more about real estate and the property market. Our in-house bloggers, who are industry experts with many years of experience, have come together to share their perspective and thought pieces on various issues plaguing the real estate industry, as well as topics that are of general interest to end users and information seekers.

Great Service Management- The future for FM

By Jaswant Singh. With company’s looking at creating memorable experience and excellent workplace for their employees in intensely competitive market, service excellence is the only way for Facilities Management (FM) growth. 

5 key factors driving growth of FM Industry

By Jaswant Singh. From a single-source outsourcing services such as soft services to business process outsourcing (HR, finance, and internal functions) to workplace change management and risk mitigation, FM industry has evolved over the years to deliver more strategic value to clients and include more aspects of the FM services.

Revival of Kolkata office absorption space in 2017

By Shubho Routh. Kolkata office market can broadly be categorized under 4 micromarkets - old CBD (Dalhousie), CBD which comprises of Park Street, Camac Street, Theatre Road, AJC Bose road, etc., PBD restricted to Park Circus Bypass connector and the Ruby Bypass connector and SBD including Salt Lake Sector V & New Town.

Technology in facilities management and future of work

By Rajesh Shetty. Facilities management (FM) business is all about people, technology, and if introduced early into the operations, organisation can stay ahead of the curve and maintain competitive edge in the market. 

Affordable housing in India with Precast Construction

By Vasu Agrawal. Affordable housing itself is meant for the section of society whose income is below the median household income as rated by country, state, region or municipality or recognised Housing Affordability Index.

Secondary business districts a preferred choice for offices

By Divya Seth. Secondary business districts (SBDs) are on a fast track towards becoming the preferred choice of business centres for companies. The quality of supply in these locations along with the infrastructure in place to support the large developments, have considerably changed the market dynamics in most cities.

Leveraging facility management in real estate

By Padmakumar P. Facilities management (FM) is a process of managing and maintaining the facilities in an organization. It has gained importance over the past few years, after a reluctant start in the 1990’s, as the business has identified that well-managed buildings and facilities help companies function more effectively and efficiently. 

GST set to change the dynamics of Indian logistics industry

By Amit Chawla. The introduction Good and services taxes (GST) is a transformational move and will have a positive impact on all the business sectors. Logistics and warehousing, one of the highly under rated sector will witness a paradigm shift. 


REITs to be a game changer for the industry

By Praveen Nair. REITs will bring a revolution primarily in the commercial real estate market in India. A REIT can be invested in any rent yielding Real Estate like warehouses, apartments, shopping malls and mortgages other than just office spaces.


How to conduct technical due diligence for large projects

By Ashish Kumar. Technical due diligence is a process of analysing and reviewing a property/site by which the prospective occupier is able to acquire information and make an informed assessment of the transaction of the said property. 

Measuring Quality in Construction

By Harsha Vellal. In the construction industry, quality is of paramount importance in assessing the real value of the project. Here are things you ought to know about construction quality, as measuring it can be lifesaving, and ignoring it can be fatal.

5 reasons that make Manchester a hotspot for investment

By Mona Jalota. Manchester is one of the largest and fastest growing economy outside London. With a population of 2.6 mn, Manchester is the second largest economic hub after London. Read this blog to know the reasons that make Manchester a hotbed for investment.

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