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Colliers India moves to a new activity-based workspace in Mumbai

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The new office is in one of the most premium locations in Mumbai: One BKC

India, March 21, 2022Leading diversified professional services and investment management company Colliers (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) commenced operations from its new address in Mumbai, One BKC today. This aligns with the company’s aggressive strategy to integrate and strengthen its business in the region amidst its rapid growth objectives in Mumbai, the country's financial capital and one of the largest markets in India.

This new office is a testament to our commitment to always do what’s right for our people. The new activity-based workspace promotes agile work practices, wellness, and an engaging environment for our people to keep pace with the evolving work dynamics that can cater to our business and talent requirements. In addition, One BKC houses some of the leading Fortune - 500 companies with the largest client base. Colliers is now where its clients are.

Colliers has grown from strength to strength in Mumbai by hiring some of the best market-leading talent in the real estate industry. With this workplace, Colliers has created a place of collaboration to drive exceptional results, and a space to brainstorm and develop innovative, focused, and value-enhancing solutions for our clients.

The design of the workplace has been developed around the requirements of its people and clients, and hence boasts active collaboration and wellness spaces, an amphitheater, media room, a state-of-the-art cafeteria for socializing and a work café at the reception to encourage interactions amongst teams and clients to experience the Colliers way of working.

Ramesh Nair, CEO, India and Managing Director, Market Development, Asia, Colliers, said: “I am super excited to be moving into our brand-new office at One BKC, which brings us closer to our clients and talent pool. We have embraced the hybrid-work model and have built around flexibility to encourage innovation, collaboration, and fun. The office design is very millennial-friendly. It allows for informal catch-up zones, ideation spaces, quiet concentrated meeting rooms, a media room, amphitheater, quick use phone booths, flexible workstations, a walking track, exercise zone and fun and a vibrant cafeteria. Technology is built into the space, with interactive screens in all our meeting rooms, IAQ monitors, and AI-based lighting and temperature sensors. Our employees and clients will experience the best-in-class workspace and see for themselves the higher employee engagement, sustainability, health and wellness levels.”

 

Media Contact:

Sukanya Dasgupta

Director & Head, India Marketing & Communications

Sukanya.dasgupta@colliers.com

+91 9811867682

 

Riddhi Vira

Manager, Public Relations | India

riddhi.vira@colliers.com

+91 9619776362

 

About Colliers

Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 64 countries, our 17,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert real estate and investment advice to clients. For more than 27 years, our experienced leadership with significant inside ownership has delivered compound annual investment returns of 20% for shareholders. With annual revenues of $4.1 billion and more than $50 billion of assets under management, Colliers maximizes the potential of property and real assets to accelerate the success of our clients, our investors and our people. 

    

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Ramesh Nair

Chief Executive Officer | India

Managing Director, Market Development | Asia

Mumbai (Corporate Office)

Ramesh has over 24 years of experience in consulting across top-tier International Property Consultants (IPCs). As the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), India & Managing Director, Market Development, Asia, Ramesh drives Colliers India’s overall direction, strategy and growth. He is responsible for developing new client relationships, ensuring consistently superior levels of service delivery, and incubating new specializations. Having worked across diverse asset classes such as office, land, warehousing, industrial, retail, residential, data centers, and hotels advising leading domestic and multinational owners, investors, and occupiers, he aligns all business lines towards the firm’s strategy internally and externally.

He develops a country-wide growth plan, manages revenues, operating expenses, and profitability to drive results, identify trends, and take corrective action. Ramesh also creates our workforce to provide innovative future solutions and help clients define and deliver successful real estate projects of the highest quality. As Managing Director, Market Development, Asia, Ramesh uses his considerable industry experience to add value beyond the boundaries of India and develop services, expand client relationships, and attract other talented professionals to the company. Ramesh also serves on the Colliers Asia Executive Board.

Before joining Colliers, Ramesh served as the CEO & Country Head of JLL India, where he oversaw the work and outputs of ~12,000 professionals working across transactions, consulting, and annuity businesses. During his tenure, he successfully grew the company to record heights. Previously, Ramesh held other leadership positions at JLL, such as COO – India; MD - West India; South India Markets Head; India Head of Land; MD – Industrial; MD – Chennai; and MD – Hyderabad. Ramesh was one of the youngest International Directors and Country Heads of JLL globally. He has also been a member of the Asia Pacific Executive Board of JLL and the J8, a group of JLL’s eight most prominent countries in terms of profits and revenues globally amongst 80 countries.

Easily one of the most recognizable persons in real estate in India, Ramesh is one of the influential thought leaders in the Industry. He has written widely for prominent publications like the Times of India and Economic Times. He frequently appears on business shows across leading business channels such as CNBC.

A firm believer in the value of education, he has been a guest lecturer at prestigious institutes such as IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Kolkata, ISB Hyderabad, JBIMS, and SP Jain.

 

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