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Aug 1, 2022

Unlocking the potential of senior living market

Indian developers must critically evaluate their financial risks and reconsider their business strategy to make it more robust in the current economic setup.
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Jul 28, 2022

Chinese real estate crisis: An alarm bell for Indian developers?

Indian developers must critically evaluate their financial risks and reconsider their business strategy to make it more robust in the current economic setup.
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Jun 30, 2022

Gujarat IT/ITes Policy 2022-27

The policy introduces a unique concept of the CAPEX-OPEX model which is first-of-its-kind across the nation.
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Apr 20, 2022

Role of Procurement in the Facilities Management Industry

Essentially, organizations now firmly believe that sustainability is vital to their business profitability and technology adoption is the quickest way to more client acquisitions and business growth.
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Apr 8, 2022

Neha Sharma discusses the current trends in real estate

As corporates get back to working from the office, the demand for space is steadily increasing, resulting in stabilization of rentals and a drop in overall vacancy levels.
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Apr 7, 2022

Bhiwandi and Taloja : Grand Entrance of the Alternative

The last two Financial years have seen a gross absorption of roughly 2 Million sft of Grade A Logistics and Industrial spaces in the said micro-location, along with large land investments by end-users.
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Apr 4, 2022

3D Virtual Models in Real estate

Focusing on navigation, we at Colliers have attempted to make this a reality through our 3D models as part of our platform CoGence. The platform captures the work completed at the site as point cloud data and generates a 3D model that is freely navigable and measurable.
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Apr 1, 2022

Sustainability through Technology Adoption

Colliers – Real Estate Management Services (REMS) is a signatory to the IGBC Mission on ‘NET ZERO’ by 2050.
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Apr 1, 2022

The Importance of Employee Safety

Over the years, organizations have learned many important lessons and have seen how ongoing, well-planned employee safety impacts productivity and quality of work.
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Mar 28, 2022

Meet Our Expert | Ashish Puri, Director, Interior Design Services, Colliers India

Ashish is an accomplished Architect with over 18 years of experience in designing & building Workplaces, Retail spaces, Institutional, mixed use & Hospitality projects. He has worked extensively on diverse portfolio & delivered world class spaces all across India
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Mar 11, 2022

Meet Our Expert | Dhiraj Singh, Senior Manager - Technical Due Diligence

Dhiraj is a Competent and result-oriented professional offering over 15 years of rich cross-functional exposure across execution of civil works for Residential, Commercial, Marine structure project, Industrial projects, structural & site activities in India & Abroad.
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Mar 10, 2022

Meet Our Expert - Viren Mehta, Managing Director, Occupier Services, Gujarat, Colliers India

Viren leads our Office Services business in Gujarat – one of our key markets – to identify new business opportunities to grow our market share in the state.
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Feb 9, 2022

Technology in Construction – Yesterday, today, and tomorrow

Perhaps we could even envision a future where the robots scan the construction site and micro plan work activities based on the immediate onsite requirements.
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Dec 23, 2021

Real Estate’s tech revolution is slow, but a game changer

The real estate industry, which is perceived to be one of the lowest digitized industries in India, is undergoing a digital transformation to remain relevant and offer high value to stakeholders.
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Dec 10, 2021

Hiring Trends in the Real Estate Sector

The past two years have been an exciting time for the Real Estate market. The covid-19 pandemic changed how many people thought about living and working, which made people think of the commercial real estate sector and its relevance in the future.
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Dec 6, 2021

The ESG Effect in Real Estate

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) analysis was not the aftermath of the pandemic; it has existed earlier with considerable focus by specific organizations.
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Oct 26, 2021

GIFT City – India’s First fully operational Smart City

GIFT City has world-class infrastructure implemented for the first time in the country, which will help the companies to operate efficiently
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Oct 12, 2021

Contemporary Financing solutions for the real estate industry

Developers now want to ensure that external financing to plug the cash flow gaps remains available in the absence of cash flows from sales due to any further disruptions.
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Oct 7, 2021

Elevators – One of the Key Success factors of Buildings

Our team provides solutions for energy efficiency and sustainability during lift operations.
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Oct 1, 2021

Sustainable Metro Railway Service for Urban India

The current plan to build metro systems in 50 cities, inspired by the political leadership, allows India to shape its urban areas banking on the significance of urban rail.
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Sep 22, 2021

Technical Due Diligence of Workplace Environment through High–Performance Evaluation

At workplaces, we can evaluate a high-performance building by analyzing and making suitable recommendations on the workspace configurations and maintenance
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Sep 20, 2021

Senior Living in Post Pandemic World

The Senior Living segment is expected to witness growth in the coming years while also addressing the issue of the aging population and their kin.
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Aug 11, 2021

Building indoors: In pursuit of creating a healthy workspace

Do we know that people spend more than 90% of their lives indoors? And if we are spending more time indoors, then it is evident that our workplaces have a significant ability to influence our overall health and wellbeing.
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Aug 11, 2021

Pandemic Impact and Contract Procurement path in Construction Industry

Most of India's construction projects are progressing on the Traditional Contract path in which the design responsibility lies with the clients.
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Jul 6, 2021

How can Technical Due Diligence guarantee a return on your investment?

Technical Due Diligence (TDD) is like a guarantor for your investment. TDD validates your investment and assists you in getting through the deal comfortably.
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Jun 28, 2021

Technical Due Diligence – An insight into transactions in real estate acquisition

We at Colliers inspect, review, analyse, evaluate the holdings through every aspect and provide Technical Due Diligence expertise to investors, banks, financial intuitions & developers who are scheduling to acquire real estate assets into their portfolios.
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Jun 17, 2021

Conducting an effective due diligence

The term "due diligence" refers to the act of thoroughly researching something before taking action.
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Jun 7, 2021

Technical Due Diligence – A Precursor to Architects and Occupiers

Technical Due Diligence helps reduce risks and provides critical data points that guide architects to work on Informed Design to meet the best end-user requirements.
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May 25, 2021

Technical Due Diligence - A Colliers Approach

At Colliers, we have been providing technical due diligence services for the past couple of years.
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May 16, 2021

Technical due diligence for the electrical system

Technical due diligence helps assess the condition of existing systems, adequacy of the system to suit requirements, and subsequent upcoming capital investments, which assures closing the property transaction.
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May 4, 2021

Bid strategy and project finance health check

Optimized pre-qualification process for going along with prospective project partners helps in ensuring timely delivery with quality.
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Apr 20, 2021

Understanding Technical Due Diligence

TDD is the process of analyzing the technical value of any service, product, process, idea, or architecture.
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Apr 13, 2021

TDD Case Study - Investment by an overseas financial institution: data centers

Our client with an objective to make an equity investment, hold and manage data center assets for Tier IV, appointed Colliers to provide TDD for one of their projects located in South India.
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Apr 13, 2021

TDD Case Study - Investment by overseas financial institution

Colliers was appointed by a private financial firm to provide TDD services for their interest in buying controlling stake in a greenfield project in South India market.
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Apr 7, 2021

Technical due diligence - focus & process

Technical Due Diligence is a step-by-step process to review and analyse the information from the data shared followed by undertaking site inspections to enable an assessment of associated risks.
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Mar 25, 2021

Workplace Wellness - Role of a Facility Manager

Workplace wellness makes a major impact on the workplace culture, resources, productivity, and ultimately the bottom line.
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Mar 18, 2021

Colliers PjM team delivers Microsoft’s Newest IDC hub in Noida

India’s leading Project Management consultancy Colliers, has successfully handed over Microsoft’s India Development Center (IDC) facility at NCR.
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Jan 21, 2021

The goal of technical due diligence

Technical due diligence aims to provide enterprising solutions and innovative options without compromising the value proposition.
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Jan 13, 2021

Key real estate trends likely to prevail in 2021

The real estate industry has gone through a roller coaster ride in 2020 and winds of change are already being seen both on the consumer and developer front.
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Jan 5, 2021

The New Normal: Need-based Cleaning

Offices, organizations are embracing a need-based cleaning methodology to address the specific need to the evolving work culture that is ever-changing with the impact of the pandemic.
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Dec 23, 2020

Dynamics between Interest Rate and Real Estate Investment Trusts

Commercial real estate (CRE) is a widely followed asset class that is fluid and receptive to changing global and domestic capital flows.
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Dec 17, 2020

Tech boost to improve operational costs and efficiencies

With the advent of Cloud Computing one has innumerable options to adopt newer IoT and AI / ML based technologies, which, in the long run, would help improve operational cost and efficiencies.
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Dec 17, 2020

Re-imagining Hyderabad office real estate industry for the next normal

With the global economies recovering and the normalcy depending heavily on vaccination, the length of this slowdown in the office space demand remains uncertain to this date.
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Dec 11, 2020

Noida – Residential Dynamics and Outlook

In the decade gone by, the growth of Noida has been primarily propelled by the value proposition it presents both for office occupiers and house buyers.
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Dec 4, 2020

Is NOIDA the upcoming shining magnet of NCR?

Ever since the turn of century, Noida & Gurgaon have been in the reckoning for the top spot as prime satellite towns of Delhi.
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Dec 1, 2020

Technical Due Diligence: How can investors benefit?

A technical due diligence commences by setting up a framework and communication protocols between stake holders.
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Nov 27, 2020

Adopting construction technology to benefit from the biggest gains in the construction process

This pandemic situation due to Covid 19 has led many organizations to think through the Construction process and use of technology from a different perspective.
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Nov 4, 2020

5 trends to emerge post Covid-19 in property and asset management

GS Tyagi discusses five key trends that are likely to emerge in property and asset management.
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Nov 2, 2020

Changing real estate landscape post COVID19: The rise of India’s warehousing and logistics sector

The warehousing and logistics sector is positioned as one of the fast revival sectors post Covid-19 onset
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Oct 30, 2020

Transforming Workspaces through Innovative Design – Post Covid Ideas

Ashish Puri discusses some tangible workplace ideas which will play a vital role in how we work in future
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Oct 14, 2020

Changing Dynamics of the Industrial Warehousing and Logistics Space in India

India’s warehousing and logistics sector has gone through a huge transformation in the last few years.
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Oct 7, 2020

Land Due Diligence of Industrial Parks

Colliers was appointed by an investor to provide technical advice for their interest in buying stake in an Industrial Parks portfolio spread across strategic micro-markets in India.
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Oct 7, 2020

Six Emerging Trends in Facilities Management Sourcing

Facility managers must familiarize themselves with how six emerging trends could reduce costs and improve productivity.
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Sep 23, 2020

Digital Market Place for Farming

The farm bill formulates a framework on agreements that enables farmers to engage with agri-business companies, exporters and retailers for services and sale of produce while giving the farmer access to modern technology.
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Aug 13, 2020

Importance of MEP Services in Technical Due Diligence

Technical Due diligence can unravel crucial facts, so that they don't have to be surprised of unforeseen facts post-purchase/invest
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Aug 10, 2020

Digitisation in Facilities Management post Covid-19

A value driven FM operation requires a change in approach that includes the convergence of the right tools and technology that can empower facilities in achieving optimal performance.
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Aug 10, 2020

New Gurgaon: A promising real estate market of NCR

The biggest driver of New Gurgaon has been its value proposition, especially in terms of quality of new age housing options that it presents vis-à-vis the travel time from major employment hubs.
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Jul 27, 2020

Residential Vs Commercial real estate investment – which will perform better post-Covid19?

Real estate which has generated approximately 7.5% returns over last five years, remained stagnant. However, liquidity issues and impact of the demand downturn is resulting with price corrections and change in yields in various asset classes.
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Jul 22, 2020

How co-living is expected to reshape the real estate sector in India, amidst COVID-19?

With the current new normal, there are various signs which are favoring the coliving segment including affordable rentals and services
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Jun 25, 2020

Occupiers in logistics sector adapting to changing market conditions

The Indian real estate sector has been impacted in several ways from the ongoing crisis. However interestingly, the logistics sector has proved to be relatively resilient to the challenges posed by the outbreak of COVID-19, majorly due to occupiers such as e-commerce companies offering essential products including food and grocery items.
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Jun 11, 2020

Why Bengaluru could bounce back sooner than we think?

During 2019, Bengaluru recorded gross absorption of about 15 million sq feet, with average annual absorption of 14.3 million sq feet between 2015 and 2019.
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Jun 3, 2020

Preparing for the new normal

Beyond Covid-19, how occupiers and developers of Hyderabad are navigating the crisis.
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Jun 3, 2020

Effective Air-conditioning at Workplaces post Covid19

While the occupiers and developers plan to restart their office and workplaces and some of them are planning for their new workplace fitouts, most of them have the following questions in their mind with respect to air conditioning.
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May 14, 2020

COVID19 Valuing real estate and changing the way we Work, Live, and Invest

We are in an unprecedented time and guessing the period of uncertainty is not easy. The speed with which a Vaccine is created would ultimately dictate the extent of change and the “New Normal”.
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May 12, 2020

Future trends in design and elevator industry post COVID-19

The current COVID- 19 situation has prompted Consultants to review designs. The current building design should be evaluated from perspective of the immediate / short-term solutions and from long -term perspective.
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May 7, 2020

The path to recovery: What’s next in the Real Estate sector?

From the value of your assets to whether you should go ahead with your next real estate investment - we are here to help with your real estate questions. This QnA with Ashutosh Kashyap shares top real estate questions that will help you navigate these uncertain times and uncover opportunities that may arise.
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May 7, 2020

Transitional Workspace Strategies-2020

As we entered May 2020, the current situation has posed biggest ever dilemma to the workplace strategists - What is going to happen to the reinvention of workspace trends which morphed in the last 15 years
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May 7, 2020

COVID19- Will the construction industry rise to the labour crisis?

Considering the fear factor associated with the spread of the virus in major cities and its satellite areas, labours on construction sites in cities have been and are moving back to their native places, hence the construction industry in major cities will be facing acute shortage of labour.
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Apr 30, 2020

COVID19: CRE Occupiers to RESET or RECHARGE the commercial real estate sector (South India)

Arpit Mehrotra, Managing Director, Office Services (South India) shares key takeaways from the session and presents his views on the current and near-term impact of the covid-19 situation on the real estate sector.
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Apr 23, 2020

Making the Indian Hospitality Sector more resilient

As the hospitality sector resets itself after the pandemic, it becomes vivid with each passing day that unless companies invest in increasing resilience of their businesses the recrudescence of viral disease outbreaks and pandemics
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Apr 22, 2020

COVID19: Why is it an opportunity for real estate investors?

Despite the current situation, the market is attractive for opportunistic buyers and investors. In this QnA, Aashish Agarwal, Senior Director, Valuation & Advisory Services analyses the impact of the global pandemic on commercial leasing and explores the future opportunities.
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Apr 20, 2020

A quick refresher of key factors impacting land valuation

An estimate of land value involves the assessment of various factors, precisely physical, social, economic, which have direct impact on the land in terms of investment or development purposes
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Apr 16, 2020

New set of expectations in Facility Management

Beyond the traditional metrics, such as cost per square meter and square meter per employee, companies have begun to use employee productivity, engagement and retention to measure the effectiveness of a facility; where the responsibility of a Facility Manager becomes crucial.
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Apr 15, 2020

India’s real estate sector adopts largest remote working experiment

While office leasing activity has been robust, with 2019 breaching its previous high volumes, and private equity investments have been buoyant, the residential sector has experienced a lengthy slowdown.
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Apr 15, 2020

The curious case of ‘hand sanitiser’ and few take away for the realty sector

The ongoing crisis would have forced many to think out of the box and realign their businesses and livelihoods. Be it an established product or a compelling business plan; what is being witnessed is that even a seemingly less important product or service can command a lot of attention - for instance the ‘Hand Sanitiser’.
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Apr 6, 2020

Opportunities for Commercial Realty investors amidst a pandemic

India can expect a stronger economic growth compared to other major economies despite the outbreak of COVID-19, as projected by Colliers’ COVID-19 Indian realty report. It further states that despite being predicted to be weak till H1 2020, consumer spending is estimated to grow at 5.7% in 2020, quite similar to its story in 2019 and is slated to improve further in 2021.
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Apr 3, 2020

Navigating volatility in real estate

Gagan Randev, National Director, Capital Markets, shares key insights and outlines the new opportunities emerging for real estate investors.
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Mar 8, 2020

Bhiwandi – the new logistics epicentre for India's top businesses

Commercial realty has been a rescuer for the realty sector in the last few years, with the residential segment going through a tough phase. A significant part of this success can be credited to the Logistics & Warehousing segment.
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Mar 1, 2020

Top five best practices in Facilities Management in 2020

Workplaces have come a long way from just being cold and boring buildings to warm, collaborative spaces that encourage innovation, teamwork and inspire action.
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Feb 28, 2020

Union Budget 2020: Bolder reforms to boost growth of Industrial & Logistics sector

By rolling-out more drastic measures to restore consumer confidence by providing more liquidity, enabling access to cheaper credit, putting more money in hands of customer by IT slab tweaks or effecting GST cuts for items would fuel the growth in demand, that would bring positive momentum to the industrial and logistics sector.
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Feb 23, 2020

Buoyant outlook for Indian commercial market in 2019 & beyond

In terms of commercial office leasing, the first three quarters of 2019, leasing activity continued its strong momentum across seven major cities in India, with gross absorption recorded at 40.1 million sq feet, a 9% increase over corresponding period last year.
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Feb 16, 2020

Revolutionising CRE with Integrated Facilities Management

Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) has evolved significantly over the last decade and transformed itself into a stable, lean and flexible model catering to the changing client requirements.
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Feb 8, 2020

Hyderabad: The most preferred destination for tech occupiers

Hyderabad is the economic powerhouse of Telangana and in recent years it has emerged as the most preferred IT-ITeS destination of the country.
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Jan 28, 2020

Realty Sector Expectations: Union Budget 2020-21

With growing unemployment and subdued demand, expectations across sectors are galore; especially from the real estate industry which undeniably contributes to over 8% of the GDP and is the second-largest employer in the country.
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Jan 25, 2020

Budget 2020 Wishlist: Expectations for the real estate sector

The current government in their first and now second term has undertaken a lot of strict and appreciable measures to clean up the bubble formation and have a strong foundation for the long term vision of trillion dollar economy.
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Jan 19, 2020

Real Estate Outlook 2020

It was a mixed bag of a year for the real estate developers in 2019. While commercial real estate did exceedingly well across geographies, residential real estate did not share the same enthusiasm.
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Jan 6, 2020

Flexible Workspace: Innovation and consolidation to be prominent trends in 2020

Over the last few years, flexible workspace segment has gained momentum in India and presently it is garnering 18% of the total office leasing activity.
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Dec 22, 2019

Will BFSI companies consider co-working spaces?

Co-working is a sizzling trend these days across the major Indian cities. There has been a lot of speculation around the success/ business model of co-working players and the kind of commercial occupiers they may attract. 
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Dec 10, 2019

Valuation Regulation – A Game Changer

Valuation is considered as one of the most critical areas in finance as it plays a crucial role in many areas of finance such as buy/sell, solvency, and M&As. 
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Nov 25, 2019

Unlocking the potential of Big Data in Facilities Management

The FM sector has struggled for a long time with digitalizing the operations. Meanwhile, other sectors have seen it necessary to digitalize and implement different technologies such as Internet of Things and Big Data Analysis to streamline growth and innovation, which is required to stay competitive.
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Nov 17, 2019

How India is rapidly moving towards becoming a global manufacturing hub?

The booming online shopping trend has contributed and further boosted the warehousing and logistics realty absorption, which has been increasing at a good rate. 
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Nov 12, 2019

Top micromarkets of Gurugram to watch for in 2019

Over the last 2 decades and more especially over the last 15 years, Gurgaon has witnessed transformation from being a satellite town of Delhi to a self-sustaining city. 
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Oct 19, 2019

The Swiss Challenge way to fulfil India’s ‘Smart cities’ dream

The Swiss Challenge method is a mix and match of open auction and closed tender invitation process which determine the asset’s optimal value and reiterates Government’s attempt to bring in transparency through e-governance. 
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Oct 6, 2019

Ten things to consider when planning an office fit-out

A new office environment can boost organization’s brand image as well as enhance productivity. It also presents a great opportunity for an organization to improve its business through cost-effective fit-out, whether it’s a new premise or refurbishing the existing one.
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Sep 24, 2019

Smart buildings: An integrated future of Facilities Management

Though the real estate industry was late to adapt new technologies, innovation is now apparent in how buildings are designed and built.
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Sep 11, 2019

Smart and green buildings: the sustainable approach

There is distinct difference between smart buildings and green buildings. However, the current rating systems in India are ensuring the combination of both are being driven in the design of the buildings. 
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