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CREDAI NATCON London 2017

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The NATCON is an annual international convention of CREDAI. It aims to understand the innovative technologies and market dynamics of International Real Estate markets. It has become an excellent platform to deliberate the policy and business environment prevailing in housing and real estate sector.

The CREDAI NATCON 2017 is being held in London from 10th to 12th August. The theme for this year is Revive, Reinvent and Refocus. A conference that will introduce the members to new trends and enable them to change the scenario at home forever. The members will get to interact with global leaders and gain priceless insights.

Rajesh Agarwala, Deputy Mayor of London, Mr. YK Sinha Indian High Commissioner UK, Mr. Anshuman Magazine, CBRE Chairman India and Southeast Asia, Mr. Prakash Challa, Chairman and Managing Director SSPDL Group, Mr. Getamber Anand, CREDAI Chairman, Mr. Jaxay Shah, CREDAI President, Mr. Satish Magar, CREDAI President Elect, Mr. Suresh Krishna Chennai President Elect and Udumalai K. Radhakrishnan, Tamil Nadu Minister for Housing and Urban Development lighted the lamp and inaugurated the event.

Post both the country’s national anthems delegates from India addressed the audience. Mr. Prakash Challa, Chairman and Managing Director SSPDL Group, Mr. Getamber Anand, CREDAI Chairman, Mr. Jaxay Shah, CREDAI President, and Mr. YK Sinha Indian High Commissioner UK talked about the regulations, customer support, technology and financial aspects of the industry.

CREDAI NATCON London 2017

Rajesh Agarwala, Deputy Mayor of London introduced the audience with London’s strengths and the London Plan. He said it includes strategies for housing, transport, economic-development, and the environment. Home for Londoners is a new body which is focused on delivering and supporting new models of housing delivery. The objective is to address the skills and capacity issues facing London’s construction industry and to work in partnership to deliver more genuinely affordable homes for Londoners. He stressed on three main housing priorities, to increase housing affordability, to increase the housing supply and focus on housing quality.

Mr. Anshuman Magazine, CBRE Chairman India, and Southeast Asia took everyone through the CREDAI-CBRE report. The report was officially unveiled by Udumalai K. Radhakrishnan, Tamil Nadu Minister for Housing and Urban Development.

Day two the first session was a debate on Social and Digital Marketing – a boon or bane. The two speakers were Prasanjeet Baruah Business Head – Tech-Telco, Auto, Financial Services at Facebook and Anuj Puri from ANAROCK. Prasanjeet Baruah talked about the requirements on digital and social marketing to meet developer’s business objectives.   

Anuj Puri talked about how Indian digital market needs to grow and become professional. Even though the digital market is growing in India, there is clearly a lot of online and offline information leakage and theft which was going to the competitor’s pockets. He shared statistics on telesales and how with time it has only got more difficult and expensive to get conversions. The session was followed by a q&a round with enthused audience getting their queries answered.

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Hacker Connect: Connecting For The Future Of Real Estate

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Hacker Connect is here to share insights into the future of real estate technology, bringing together hundreds of real estate technology professionals at one platform. This day-long event on Monday, January 22- 2018, in New York City at the Marriott Marquis Hotel, Times Square has been planned by and for the real estate technology community.

The event will be kicking off with the speeches by moderators Adi Pavlovic (director of KW Labs, Keller Williams) and Katie Ragusa (vice president of product, Tribus), in which they will share their top ten trends for the coming year.

Hacker Connect is a unique concept with an agenda organised by the Hacker Connect Advisory Committee (HCAC). It will be the day of an opportunity where discussion and debates will be collaborated to define real estate’s most crucial technology topics. One of the main highlights will be the keynote address on “Internet of things: What is next?”, delivered by scientist, musician and inventor Dr. Kate Stone. This event will see a large crowd from all the aspects of real estate sector.

The participation is hoping to see more than 500 engineers, designers, developers, database architects, webmasters and product managers from across the country for a deep real estate technology dive.  Outlined to be an efficient and fruitful day for the tech-savvies from the real estate sector, Hacker Connect will see various exciting activities such as connecting with peers, discovering innovative breakthroughs, building partnerships, tackling thorny tech issues and collaborating during special hands-on keyboard sessions.

A list of various technology subjects will see a detailed discussion during the event, gradually gaining importance over the real estate sector, one of these issues is open source projects. These projects are open sourced, turning out be powerful coded, and are mainly open to public viewing and modification. A very viable product that will be open to discussion in the world of real estate sector.

Data security, ownership and privacy being one of the topics discussed, and also among the fastest growing tech issues. Data processing is an all-time function and recent estimates shows that approx. 90% of the data in the world today has been created over the last two years alone. With this explosion of the data science field, by everyday people, through posts on social media, emails, and instant messages, arises the question of ownership’s and access to this data, is becoming relevant. Integration and adoption in the field of technology with instant offers, virtual showings and closings will also be open to discussion in the event.

Hacker Connect will be a rare opportunity to build bonds and grow connections across companies and organizations, innovations, breakthroughs, and discovering new opportunities through collaboration forums on tech adoption, building vs. buying and best practices. Whether it be valuable lectures from the industry leaders on API, bots, user experience and blockchain, or combatting cybercrime in the recruitment efforts, everything will be involved for the enhancement of the real estate sector.

This event will be followed by a networking event; all the Hacker Connect attendees will be joining the New Bacon Networking Event. Based on the concept of ‘Data is the New Bacon’, this unique networking event will allow all the attendees to connect with each other while feasting upon the bacon forward snacks and craft beers at BarBacon, the wildly popular Bacon themed gastropub in NYC. All the attendees will be provided by a Link to RSVP in their respective Hacker Connect confirmation email.

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UAE-INDIA At The Smart Summit Of Realty

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The bigger picture got SMARTER, as Indian real estate sector transcended nations, taking the investment avenues to the world stage. The Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (CREDAI) held its first international exhibition of Indian properties in Dubai. This Indian Property Show became the platform where the affluent NRI’s in UAE were showcased the prime Indian properties. The show catered to the dreams of the NRIs, about 2.6 million of them, to own a property back in India.

This internationally acclaimed Indian Property Show turned out to be the largest Indian property exhibition, held on 7th, 8th & 9th of December 2017, at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The NRI communities mainly consisted of investors, the prime audience for Expo, as recently the new initiatives taken in the market have successfully captivated their interest. Being the uncapped market, the NRI investing sector has now become the foremost objective. The government and the CREDAI has taken some path-breaking initiatives in order to introduce the Indian real estate sector to the international investors.

As the investment in India, by Dubai NRIs’ is reaching USD 100 billion by 2020, turning out to be a positive sign for Indian developers. The recent government reforms like GST, RERA have brought a sense of accountability and complete transparency. These steps have revived the trust in the NRI consumers as they have started taking interest in the Indian real estate. Hence every Indian developer made the best use of this opportunity and showcased their best.

UAE-INDIA At The Smart Summit Of Realty

The major intention of the EXPO was to introduce the buyers to the latest trends of market, its policies and dynamics. The Indian Property Show joined hands with the CREDAI’s Smart India Realty Summit, providing a boost and helping NRIs to make informed decisions for their property purchases. Hence devising a smart strategy based summit, where one-on-one meetings, seminars and networking events were held, thus changing the face of the Indian real estate forever.

The first one-on-one meeting, kick-starting the summit, was the Foreign Institutional Investment (FII) MEET. Where the investors met at a round-table conference to facilitate the business deals and closure. Followed by a PROJECT HANDBOOK LAUNCH, which provided information to FIIs, fund managers, High Net-worth Individuals (HNI) and foreign investors in desired format. Also the top projects of the 50 participating developers were featured in the Handbook. The participation fees of this event being Rs. 3 Lakh plus taxes.

The investment industry experts explored the possibilities in External Commercial Borrowing (ECB), Investment potential of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT), opportunities in affordable housing and international realty market. This event shaped out as an exclusive knowledge sharing in various Seminars and Conferences at the Expo. The participation costed Rs. 7500 plus taxes.

One of the highlights of the event was UAE CHANNEL PARTNERS MEET, where the developers from both the countries met one-on-one and explored the investment avenues of property sales in international market.

To celebrate the excellence of the real estate in India and UAE, an award show was also hosted at the event. The elite audience mainly consisted of the conference participants like the Developers, High Net-Worth Individuals, Foreign Institutional Investors, Fund Managers, Architects, Contractors and Bankers.

A special event showcased the opportunities for mega initiatives taken by the government, in the various regions, was also held. This FOCUSED REGION SHOWCASE included the smart cities, economic regions, free trade zones and cluster development projects, to pitch the high net worth individuals from India for investment. On the completion, this unique show gave assurance of a bright future for this franchise, bringing out the best of the Indian real estate.

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Real Estate Giants Opens The FOAID 2017

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The FOAID 2017

Set to recognize outstanding work in the world of design and architecture, FOAID aims to create a benchmark where the stalwarts & the future designers share a common platform. Festival of Architecture & Interior Design (FOAID) is a festival of creative minds to meet & discuss the new facets of the design fraternity. In a fast growing field of architecture, FOAID dedicates exceptional explorations at the new horizon of the design industry for a better future.

This year, the two-day festival will hold a gathering of thousands of design professionals and registered delegates from across the country. Following the previous year, this time the main event, Design Arena, will be held on a grander scale. Design Arena is a unique concept where the peers from the industry and the leading product suppliers come together to discover the latest trends of Design.

A staggering 30,000 sqft of Design Arena is ready to display the latest work by the design giants. An additional plus is the presentation of the innovative products by leading brands. In accordance with the recent developments, this festival initiates from 1 December. The main highlight being the inauguration at The Lalit, Mumbai. It will be followed by a Keynote and a Special address by two distinguished guests, Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani of Hiranandani Developers and Mr. Boman Irani of Rustomjee Developers respectively.

This event is not only important for the professionals but also for the young entrepreneurs as well as the students, who wants to pursue a career in design and architecture. The informative session at the Design Arena, will provide the audience with an inside glimpse of the designing game and will inspire them to innovate and implement the creative ideas in their lives. Even the students will get to share the stage with the respected architects and designer by displaying their projects.

More and more initiatives are being taken every year to encourage the profession of architecture and design.  One such great initiative taken this year is the addressing by Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani and Mr. Boman Irani. They will be providing valuable insights on real estate sector on the first day of the FOAID.  This enriching experience will commence the celebration of the glory of Indian Architecture & Design.

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