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Shyam Arumugam


Managing Director

Industrial & Logistics Services

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Professional Summary

 Managing Director & Head - Industrial & Logistics Services | India 

"Real Estate Transaction professional with cognizance of multi-market trends in India and global connections across Asia specializing in Industrial and Logistics Assets"

Hi, I am Shyam Arumugam 👋 - nice to e-meet you.

I am the Managing Director & Head of the Industrial & Logistics Services business for Colliers in India with 11 offices spread across Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Kochi Ahmedabad & Chennai. Colliers is well poised to cater to local, national and international clients across India providing them superior service delivery and in-depth market knowledge to take well informed real estate decisions on land, factories & warehouses.

Over the last 17 years, I have had the opportunity to service global clients providing hands-on Consulting, Valuation & Brokerage services of Industrial, Logistics and Office Assets. A complete believer of the "India Growth Story" and positioning Real Estate as Real Advantage for High-Growth organisations.

I have thrived thus far and continue to do so in a competitive environment seeing multiple Real Estate cycles over the years. My specialization is to manage high performance teams and mentoring hard-hitters in the Industry that accelerate our client success. A Finance Post Graduate with Civil Engineering Bachelors' Degree I am able to enable clients to take informed decisions in tough situations and deliver long term value creation. I am proud to be an esteemed member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS), UK.

Key Specialties & Areas of Expertise:

⏩ Industrial Real estate & Land for Industrial / Logistics Parks across India
⏩ Warehousing - Big Boxes, Fulfillment Centers, 3PL, Mid-Mile & Last Mile
⏩ Consolidation Strategy Formulation Expert
⏩ Factory Re-location Specialist
⏩ Corporate Location Strategy Formulation - Manufacturing, Warehousing & Data Centers
⏩ Optimal Development Strategy Formulation
⏩ Purpose-Built Development Expert


Since 2010, Colliers focus towards Industrial Leasing increased enabling global clients take informed decisions in the Industrial and Warehousing space. Thus, a vertical that serves this unique asset class emerged. Christened as the Industrial & Logistics Services which Shyam is leading for Pan-India the vertical comprises of Industrial Experts who are committed to help clients locally, nationally and globally providing them right advise.

Currently, Industrial & Logistics Services offers their service across India with a hub as spoke model servicing Tier 1 and Tire 2 cities. With 12 experts across 12 offices Colliers is a trustworthy advisor for any Industrial client who is already present in India or looking to enter India. In addition, Colliers is the only organisation to roll out a 24x7 - helpline (Industrial & Logistics Help Desk)


PGDM - Finance & Marketing - from Institute for Financial Management & Research, Chennai

Bachelor of Engineering - Civil Engineering from Government College of Technology, India

Memberships & Involvements

Member of the Royal Institue of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)

Fellow - Institution of Valuers India

Individual Member - Madras Management Association



  • Amazon
  • Americal Axle
  • Big Basket
  • Flex
  • Faurecia
  • Redington
  • Novartis
  • Nokia
  • DMI Draxlmaier
  • Tata
  • TVS
  • Vestas
  • ViaSat


“Great interaction with Shyam and his team. They are very proactive and easy to deal with. Down to earth unlike the other IPC's. Definitely colliers is my first choice always at least in this region and will continue working with them and recommending them to others.”  - Large Indian Developer

“Very happy to work with Colliers, team. You guys are conducting the business in a very organised and professional way.  All the best to you Guys!” - Largest Warehosing Developer in India 

“Openness in discussion, Trust, transparency.” - One of our key clients in India 



Service Lines

Tenant Representation, Occupier Services, Capital Markets & Investment Services, Corporate Solutions

Property Type

Land, Industrial & Logistics Services

My Team

Featured Research

Jan 24, 2023

Industrial Snapshot Q4 2022

Industrial and warehousing demand remained healthy during 2022, up 8% YoY, across the top 5 cities in India. During the year, demand from engineering and electronics firms surged more than 2X (YoY).
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Oct 27, 2022

Industrial Snapshot Q3 2022

Industrial and warehousing demand remains robust with a total gross absorption of 17.5 mn sq ft during YTD 2022, 9% rise YoY.
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Jul 21, 2022

Industrial Snapshot Q2 2022

Gross absorption in industrial and warehousing facilities continued to remain resilient with 10.8 mn sq feet absorption during H1 2022, a 6% increase YoY.
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Featured News

Oct 17, 2022

Strong demand drives industrial and warehousing leasing by 9% YoY: Colliers

Third-party logistics players accounted for half of the absorption during YTD2022
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