Coronavirus
Will India’s Real Estate & Economy Sink or Swim
Through The Black Swan Event?

Tuesday 24th March
16:30pm - 17:30pm  |  India time (GMT+5:30)

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Participation is restricted to Club Members and eMembers.

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Though it will take time to assess the full impact of the COVID-19 virus on the economy and the real estate sector, potential policy responses by governments and central banks will keep the situation fluid and potentially volatile. With many uncertainties on the horizon, join senior real estate industry leaders to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the time of COVID-19 through our interactive and frank eMeeting discussions.
 

What are the disruptive trends being seen in the way RE will operate considering the current economy in India vs rest of Asia?

 

What are the indirect consequences on the type of demand and usage of real estate in the near future for Asia?

 

Submit your interest (Non members)

Participation is restricted to Club Members and eMembers.

If you would prefer to contact us by email, please send to [email protected].

Participation is restricted to Club Members and eMembers.

If you would prefer to contact us by email, please send to [email protected].

Testimonials

“Pretty good subject! Also good number of participation!”
Nejeeb Khan
Nejeeb Khan
Country Head
Katerra
Nejeeb Khan
Nejeeb
Nejeeb Khan
Country HeadKaterra
India
Nejeeb heads Katerra’s design and business strategy in India. His success lays in bringing innovative and sustainable solutions to large scale projects in hospitality, healthcare, housing, shopping mall development & commercial projects.   In 2003, Nejeeb founded KGD-Architecture along with Ned Kirschbaum & Jim Bradburn of Fentress Architects. Today this design powerhouse with over 300 architect and engineers is Katerra’s design partner in India & the Middle East, bridging the gap between design & construction.   Nejeeb holds a master’s degree from the University of Colorado. He is a member of the Council of Architecture-India(CoA), Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and American Institute of Architects (AIA).
“It was an engaging and insightful session, gave good perspective on the current state of not only real estate but also consumer sentiments. It was quite user friendly and I encourage more of e-meeting sessions. The main advantage of this type of solution is knowledge sharing – we learn how each organization across countries are taking measures to combat something which has been declared as a pandemic"
Ramesh Nair
Ramesh Nair
CEO & Country Head
JLL
Ramesh Nair
Ramesh
Ramesh Nair
CEO & Country HeadJLL
India
Ramesh is the CEO & Country Head of JLL India. He spearheads the overall direction, strategy and growth of the Firm in the country. Having joined JLL in 1999, Ramesh has over 22 years of diversified, hands-on, professional expertise in most facets of the real estate business. He has worked across asset classes such office, retail, land, residential, warehousing and industrial, advising leading domestic and multinational owners, investors and occupiers in India. Throughout his career, Ramesh has helped clients define and deliver successful real estate projects of the highest quality. He recently completed his AMP from Harvard Business School and is a guest lecturer at IIM Ahmedabad and ISB Hyderabad.
“It wasn’t the same as being physically together and I missed the banter and chatter the most. However, in times we are in, though, the best and the most effective"
Abhishek Goenka
Abhishek Goenka
CEO
COWRKS
Abhishek Goenka
Abhishek
Abhishek Goenka
CEOCOWRKS
India
Abhishek Goenka is currently the CEO of the RMZ Family Office and the CEO at CoWrks. He is also the CIO at CoWrks Foundry. Previously, Abhishek has worked with PwC and BMR, and in both firms he has been actively engaged in advising families in setting up a governance framework and also on succession planning. He has also assisted promoters of some of the largest listed companies in Bangalore in moving to a Trust holding structure, including dealing with cross border issues. Abhishek is well versed with the various operating models of single and multi-family offices. Abhishek is also known for his domain expertise in real estate and Prop-Tech.
Anubha Garg
Anubha Garg
Club Director, India
GRI Club
+91 96198-98682
Pedro Nicolau
Pedro Nicolau
Global Head of Infrastructure
GRI - Global Real Estate Inst
+55 11 98620-3494
Priya Mathias
Priya Mathias
Country Head - India, Real Estate
GRI Club
+91 98339-45086
Anubha Garg
Anubha
Anubha Garg
Club Director, IndiaGRI Club

Anubha manages a wide portfolio of the GRI India Club and shares responsibility for curating and delivering GRI engagements for the Indian market incl. conferences as well as member-exclusive club meetings. 

She has over 10 years of professional experience in hard-core B2B Business Development roles across sundry industries such as: ATL and BTL Marketing solutions, Food and Facilities Management, Events and Sponsorships, and has worked with with large, established brands and start-ups alike. 

She holds a Global Dual MBA degree in International Marketing and Strategy and a Bachelors Degree in Computer Engineering.

+91 96198-98682
Pedro Nicolau
Pedro Nicolau
Pedro Nicolau
Global Head of Infrastructure
GRI - Global Real Estate Inst
+55 11 98620-3494
+55 19 3203-0645
Pedro Nicolau é head global de Infraestrutura do GRI e responde pela coordenação das atividades do GRI Club Infra. Anteriormente, trabalhou na Clarion Events, na posição de head para o Brasil da divisão de Infraestrutura de Transportes, Mobilidade e Saneamento. É graduado em Relações Internacionais pela Unesp.
Priya Mathias
Priya
Priya Mathias
Country Head - India, Real EstateGRI Club
 
+91 98339-45086

Sponsorship opportunities

GRI eMeetings offers a unique opportunity for companies to raise their profile in front of the most senior executives of the Real Estate industry worldwide
Contact our team and check the sponsorship and exposure opportunities according to the strategy of your company.
 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Club Partners
Brookfield Asset Management - India
CHEC
Sectoral Club Partners
CoWrks India Private Limited
Credberg
EverVantage
GAR Corporation
Tabreed
Team One Arteq
Welspun One
JLL - India
Katerra
PwC - PricewaterhouseCoopers - India
Tata Realty & Infrastructure Ltd
www.brookfield.com
Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
Brookfield is a global alternative asset manager with over US$ 285 billion of assets under management and has a history, of over 100 years, of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, infrastructure, renewable energy and private equity.
http://www.portcitycolombo.lk/about/
Colombo | Sri Lanka
Port City Colombo is a brand new city development built as an extension of the existing Colombo CBD with an initial investment of US$1.4billion and an expected US$15billion overall investment when completed. Spanning 269 hectares, it is a sea reclamation project joined to the current central business district. Port City Colombo is made up of 5 different precincts which comprises of Financial District, Central Park Living, International Island, The Marina and Island Living. When completed, Port City Colombo is estimated to have some 5.65 million square metres of build up space, boasting some of the best in design in terms of Grade A offices, Medical Facilities, Educational Facilities, Integrated Resort, Marina, Retail Destinations, Hotels and various Lifestyle Developments. Using the latest sustainable city design and smart city concepts, Port City Colombo will be the hub of South Asia.
www.cowrks.com
Bangalore | Karnataka | India
CoWrks is India’s largest and fastest growing large-format coworking space provider. Established in 2016, it has become home to several leading entrepreneurs, a launch pad for startups and a work hub for millennials in large enterprises and Fortune 500 companies. Headquartered in Bangalore, CoWrks currently operates out of five cities, and is spread across 2 million sq. ft, with a community of over 23,000 members. CoWrks caters to all demographics of the workforce with an array of membership options, including flexible and dedicated desks, customizable private studios and even virtual membership. CoWrks is driven by data and technology, providing a sophisticated visitor management system, a private social networking app, digital meeting room booking, and more. With 24*7 access to select workstations, a sweeping gamut of amenities, and unique networking opportunities, the co-working space is creating a culture that boosts creativity, productivity, cross-collaboration &knowledge sharing
https://credberg.com/contact
Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
CREDBERG is a solution focused boutique investment bank that draws on its expertise in Real Assets and its global network to provide corporate finance solutions, asset brokerage and capital market services across all major real estate markets across India
evervantage.in
evervantage.in
+91 22 2282 8911
Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
EverVantage is a real estate consultancy firm that caters to the needs of developers, high net worth individuals, and investors across the country. Equipped with its single-minded pursuit of ‘forEver adVantage’, the firm provides services like fund raising, hospitality advisory, portfolio management, land transactions, leasing and transaction management, and strategy advisory. Adhering to its belief of ‘People over Projections’, EverVantage prioritizes right end-to-end solutions over simply closing a deal for its clients.
http://www.garcorp.in
http://www.garcorp.in
+91 40 23393703
Hyderabad | Telangana | India
The Group is a pioneer in the creation of commercial office parks in Hyderabad. GAR Corp is widely renowned for its unique reputation of Build – Lease – Own -Operate model which enables long term ownership of assets. GAR Corp has a strong track record of servicing Global IT / ITes Clients and our facilities currently cater to more than 60,000 employees working with the industry’s most stable and marquee client base. Presently, the Group is on track to create an asset base of 12 million square feet in the office parks segment by 2020.
https://www.tabreed.ae
https://www.tabreed.ae
+971 2 202 0400
Gurgaon | Haryana | India
Founded in 1998 and listed on the Dubai Financial Market, Tabreed is a global leading UAE-based investor, developer and operator that provides energy-efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly district cooling solutions through long term cooling as a service concessions. Through its 75 plants, thermal storage facilities and chilled water distribution networks, Tabreed currently delivers over 1.1 million refrigeration tons of sustainable cooling to over 250 million square feet of air-conditioned area in the cities the company currently operates in. Technology agonistic; using a variety of energy or heat rejection sources and with 20 years of operational excellence, Tabreed remains the partner of choice for organizations interested in benefiting from environmentally friendly cooling solutions that support the sustainable development goals.
Construction/Engineering
www.team1architects.com
www.team1architects.com
+91 22 662 233 44
Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
We are a Technology-Enabled Architecture, Engineering, Planning, and Design firm creating the Intelligence Based Architectural and Design solutions for Sustainable Buildings, and Efficient Infrastructure for Tomorrow. The company has Energy Modelling & The Sustainability Concept at the core of its Designs. We leverage the knowledge of the work environment as a tool to solve organizational challenges. We understand issues companies face as they attempt to effect change through the built environment and with our Technology Adaptive and Enabled Design solutions we are able to combine an organization’s strategy, space types and sciences to create interdisciplinary facilities that lead to innovations and creative breakthroughs he proposes designs that are at the convergence of engineering, efficiency, and wellness. OUR NICHE: Architectural Design Interior Architecture Design Engineering Procurement Commissioning (DEPC)
9853322222
Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
One Industrial Spaces is building integrated fund/asset management, development management and property management platform focusing on the Industrial Real Estate sector in India. Founded in July 2019 by Anshul Singhal, an industrial real estate veteran with a track record of delivering Grade A industrial/warehousing facilities across India in his earlier role as CEO of a leading industrial development platform. The founding team has not only closely worked with large private equity funds but also comes with years of track record in the entire lifecycle delivery of the business including; Identification of Markets, Acquiring Land, Obtain Planning Permissions,Project Design, Execution, Leasing, Market Positioning & O&M.The One Industrial team is being built to differentiate itself with ability to unlock large parcels of clean lands in India by partnering with landowners across the country.
https://www.jll.co.in
https://www.jll.co.in
+91 22 6620 7575
Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
JLL is India’s premier and largest professional services firm specialising in real estate. With an estimated revenue for FY 2018-19 expected to be approx. INR 4,000 cr, the Firm is growing from strength to strength in India. The firm has an extensive presence across 10 major cities (Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Bengaluru, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Kochi and Coimbatore) and 135 tier II & III markets with a cumulative strength of more than 11,000 professionals. It provides investors, developers, local corporates and multinational companies, a comprehensive range of services including leasing, capital markets, research & advisory, transaction management, project development, facility management and property & asset management across asset classes: commercial, residential, industrial, retail, warehousing & logistics, hospitality, land, healthcare, senior living and education.
https://www.katerra.com
Hyderabad | Telangana | India
Katerra is a technology driven global company optimizing the way buildings are designed & constructed through tested systems & approaches to bring more efficiency in our projects. Katerra offers end-to-end building products across Residential, Commercial Office Buildings, Hotels, Malls, Hospitals, Schools & Industrial Parks. Founded in 2015 by Michael Marks, Katerra has 700+ projects in progress & 6 factories globally. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Katerra is present across America, India, China & the Middle East with 7,500+ professionals experienced in design, technology & construction. Katerra utilizes offsite manufacturing at its factories to save time & cost. Katerra's unique design approach links standardization with customization to provide efficiency without sacrificing design freedom. In India, Katerra is working with Indira Canteen, Infosys, Embassy, Vaishnavi, Lulu Mall, Bosch, KMCH Hospitals, GEMS Schools & others to deliver design & construction solutions.
http://www.pwc.com/in/en
http://www.pwc.com/in/en
+91 22 6689 1000
Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 2,36,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at www.pwc.com In India, PwC has offices in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. For more information about PwC India’s service offerings, visit www.pwc.com/in PwC refers to the PwC International network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate, independent and distinct legal entity. Please see www.pwc.com/structure for further details.
http://www.tatahousing.in
Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
Tata Group forayed into the real estate business over 35 years ago. Tata Housing was formed in 1984 and Tata Realty and Infrastructure Limited in 2007. The two companies were consolidated in 2018. TRIL has a strong presence across segments in 15 cities. Cumulatively, the company has a total of 53 projects (delivered & under construction); residential spaces of over 20 million sq ft, Commercial spaces of around 12 million square feet, Retail spaces of about 1.3 million square feet, Thirty two million square feet constructed, Another 37 million square feet is under construction. Each of the projects are built to enhance the quality of life for our customers and ensure customer delight. The focus is on best-in-class developments, sustainability and safety. The company carries forward the legacy of trust & integrity of the Tata Group

Confirmed participants

Abhishek Goenka
Abhishek Goenka
CEO
Adil Engineer
Adil Engineer
Jt.Managing Partner
Anchit Lakhotiya
Anchit Lakhotiya
Head Real Estate
Anshul Singhal
Anshul Singhal
Managing Director
Bhairav Dalal
Bhairav Dalal
Partner and Leader - Real Estate Tax
Cherag Ramakrishnan
Cherag Ramakrishnan
Founder & Managing Director
Gaurav Karnik
Gaurav Karnik
Partner & National Leader Real Estate
Gunjan Bahl
Gunjan Bahl
CIO
Jai Mirpuri
Jai Mirpuri
CEO India
Juhi Bajaj
Juhi Bajaj
CEO
Kaushik Desai
Kaushik Desai
Executive Director
Kumaran Chandrasekaran
Kumaran Chandrasekaran
VP Investments
Mitesh Agrawal
Mitesh Agrawal
Principal
Nejeeb Khan
Nejeeb Khan
Country Head
Abhishek Goenka
Abhishek
Abhishek Goenka
CEOCOWRKS
India
Abhishek Goenka is currently the CEO of the RMZ Family Office and the CEO at CoWrks. He is also the CIO at CoWrks Foundry. Previously, Abhishek has worked with PwC and BMR, and in both firms he has been actively engaged in advising families in setting up a governance framework and also on succession planning. He has also assisted promoters of some of the largest listed companies in Bangalore in moving to a Trust holding structure, including dealing with cross border issues. Abhishek is well versed with the various operating models of single and multi-family offices. Abhishek is also known for his domain expertise in real estate and Prop-Tech.
Adil Engineer
Adil
Adil Engineer
Jt.Managing PartnerCREDBERG
India
Adil Engineer is a founding member of Credberg and serves as a Jt Managing Partner, based in Mumbai. Adil is responsible for Jointly leading the firms growth Strategy. He has more than 28 years of experience encompassing investment banking, investment management and construction. He has advised on deals in excess of US$ 4 billion across asset classes and the entire capital stack. Mr Engineer was previously a Partner at Brookfield Financial where he was instrumental in setting up the Indian operations. Prior to that, Mr Engineer worked as a Director with F&C REIT Asset Management where his role focused on investment management across the entire investment cycle. Prior to that he was a founding member of a medium sized construction firm.
Anchit Lakhotiya
Anchit
Anchit Lakhotiya
Head Real EstateRattanIndia Finance
India
Qualified Chartered Accountant and Real estate Banker with over 18 years of experience across the mortgage, corporate, structured and alternative capital structure for Real estate in India. Career across ICICI Bank, SCB, Altico & RFIN. Successfully managed and build RE structured and credit book of over $1.5 bn +. Currently heading the RE business for RFIN NBFC a Lonestar investee company.
Anshul Singhal
Anshul
Anshul Singhal
Managing DirectorWelspun One
India
Anshul is the Managing Director of Welspun One Logistics Parks, an integrated fund, asset and development management organization to deliver large format, institutional Grade A warehousing and industrial parks in key micro markets across India. Anshul Singhal founded One Industrial Spaces and in July 2019. On December 01, 2019, Welspun Promoters acquired a majority stake in the company, re-branding it to Welspun One Logistics Parks. From 2014 to 2019, Anshul was the Director & CEO of Embassy Industrial Parks (EIP), a joint venture between Warburg Pincus and the Embassy Group.
Bhairav Dalal
Bhairav
Bhairav Dalal
Partner and Leader - Real Estate TaxPwC
India
Bhairav Dalal is a Partner in the Tax & Regulatory Practice. He has a varied experience in advising Indian and multinational groups in the area of Real Estate, Infrastructure and Private Equity. He has over 13++ years of post qualification experience in transaction and tax advisory services. Over the last ten years his focus has been Real Estate.Bhairav has also advised Real Estate companies on complex projects involving tax optimisation strategies, investment structuring and group restructuring. Given his experience, he has been extensively involved in the REIT / InvIT discussions in the industry and regulators as well. He has handled diverse assignments in the transaction and corporate restructuring space.
Cherag Ramakrishnan
Cherag
Cherag Ramakrishnan
Founder & Managing DirectorCeear Realty
India
Cherag has been instrumental in building Equinox Realty (formerly known as Essar Realty) from scratch before starting CEEAR. Under his energetic leadership Equinox Realty had created a portfolio of nearly 16 million sq. ft. of projects across India which are under different stages of development. Cherag was when he set up and successfully ran his business ‐ ‘Ramon Property Services’. Ramon has been a pioneer in luxury home sales / commercial office search / investment sales & design & development consultancy. Cherag is a Post Graduate in Business Management from the University of Mumbai and also has a certificate for the Global Advance Management Course from ISB Hyderabad & KELLOGG University Chicago. He is an eminent member of RICS
Gaurav Karnik
Gaurav
Gaurav Karnik
Partner & National Leader Real EstateEY
India
Gaurav Karnik is Partner with Ernst & Young’s tax practice in India and is the National Leader for Real Estate for EY India. He is a Bachelor in Economics (Honours) and a Chartered Accountant. Gaurav has more than 20 years of experience in the field of international, transaction tax and regulatory issues. Advised several US, UK, Singapore based real estate and infrastructure focused private equity funds in structuring their India centric real estate and infrastructure funds and their specific investments in Indian companies.
Gunjan Bahl
Gunjan
Gunjan Bahl
CIOLOGOS
India
Gunjan is a seasoned manager with a total experience of 18 years, of which 14 years have been in the areas of real estate investments and asset management. Before joining Logos India in September 2019, he was worked for four years with Govt. of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) and prior to that, nine years with J.P. Morgan Asset Management. His focus has been on acquisition and asset management of commercial, hotels, residential and logistics assets in all key markets of India. Gunjan is a post graduate in marketing and finance from Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad.
Jai Mirpuri
Jai
Jai Mirpuri
CEO IndiaESR - e-Shang Redwood Group
India
Jai Mirpuri has over 13 years of real estate experience across various geographies and asset types. He has spent the last 10 years in Asia, including with Redwood in Japan, China and India. Prior to this he was part of the IBD at Deutsche Bank (Singapore). He has an MBA from INSEAD, a B.Tech & M.Tech from IIT Bombay and speaks Japanese (fluent) & Mandarin (basic). Redwood is a part of E-Shang Redwood (ESR) which is one of the foremost industrial real estate players in Asia with over $3 billion of institutional equity under management and 100 million sq. ft. of industrial real estate either completed or in its pipeline.
Juhi Bajaj
Juhi
Juhi Bajaj
CEOJuhi Developers
India
Juhi Bajaj, Chief Executive Officer of Juhi Developers is among those rare women who joined the business at a young age of 16. She started her journey of entrepreneurial success under the guidance of her father to learn the nuts and bolts of a two decade old family owned business in the real estate and construction sector. Along with heading the sales and marketing departments, Juhi started to take more responsibilities of the day-to-day operations, business development and finance. She has been awarded the International Fame award as ‘Young achiever- Real Estate, Navi Mumbai’. With the right education and constant profound exposure to all business activities, at the age of 23, Juhi is in the minority in an industry dominated by men.
Kaushik Desai
Kaushik
Kaushik Desai
Executive DirectorWalton Street
India
Kaushik Desai is currently Executive Director of Walton Street India, handling key relationships with investors, funds, intermediaries and developers. He is responsible for helping evaluate new investment opportunities and instrumental in reviewing and advising on transaction structures. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Company Secretary and has a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the Mumbai University.
Kumaran Chandrasekaran
Kumaran
Kumaran Chandrasekaran
VP InvestmentsSundaram Alternates
India
A financial services professional with over 14 years of experience across advisory, investment banking, corporate banking and presently fund management. Established the real estate alternate credit platform for the group and currently managing the funds under AIF CAT II, as a Fund Manager. Prior to this, Kumaran played key role in Piramal’s growth curve in the real estate financing since early days of 2014. Experienced across products – equity, structured debt, construction finance, apartment fund in the Real estate space. Worked with multilateral agencies like CPPIB, ADB and World Bank. Scholar of prestigious IVY league school, Columbia Business School and a privileged member of RICS.
Mitesh Agrawal
Mitesh
Mitesh Agrawal
PrincipalNew Vernon Capital
India
Mitesh heads the Real Estate Investment function at New Vernon (NV) Capital. He has nearly 2 decades of work experience and primarily in Real Estate PE. Portfolio IRR is reckoned to be among the Top 10 Percentile of all Real Estate funds in India across both the major cycles since 2005. Recognized as India’s Top 40 under 40 Alternative Investment Professional in 2018 by an eminent jury representing The Indian Association of Alternative Investment Funds (IAAIF). Cumulative transaction experience in office real estate of over 14 million sft. Edu: M.B.A. – Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad (ISB Scholar, Dean’s List), Chartered Accountant (Ranked Top 50 All-India across each of the 3 levels of C.A. examinations)
Nejeeb Khan
Nejeeb
Nejeeb Khan
Country HeadKaterra
India
Nejeeb heads Katerra’s design and business strategy in India. His success lays in bringing innovative and sustainable solutions to large scale projects in hospitality, healthcare, housing, shopping mall development & commercial projects.   In 2003, Nejeeb founded KGD-Architecture along with Ned Kirschbaum & Jim Bradburn of Fentress Architects. Today this design powerhouse with over 300 architect and engineers is Katerra’s design partner in India & the Middle East, bridging the gap between design & construction.   Nejeeb holds a master’s degree from the University of Colorado. He is a member of the Council of Architecture-India(CoA), Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and American Institute of Architects (AIA).
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