All You Need To Know About Realty+ Conclave & Excellence Awards- 2021 – South

According to the official statement, leaders of Indian real estate expressed their views on the hot topics of South India’s realty.


Amid the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the 13th Realty+ Conclave & Excellence Awards 2021- South was held on a virtual platform on December 18, with the participation of leaders of Indian real estate expressed their views on the hot topics of South India’s realty.

Dr. Annurag Batra, Editor-in-Chief & Chairman, exchange4media Group and BusinessWorld expressed his positive sentiments for the real estate sector and set the tone for the day. 

According to the official statement, the highlight of the day was the special address by Anand Malligavad, a techie turned Lake Conservationist from Bengaluru who said “It’s time to care before streams are bare.” 

The first session of the day discussed Bengaluru’s Turning Points - Property Trends to Watch-out. It was moderated by Mayank Saksena, MD & CEO - Land Services, ANAROCK Property Consultants and the speakers were Ashwinder R. Singh, CEO, Residential - Bhartiya Urban & Bestselling Author, P Ravindra Pai, MD, Century Real Estate Holdings, Kishore Jain, Managing Director, Jain Heights and Preetham Mehra, Senior Executive Director, Head - Government Business, CBRE India. 

The panel was bullish on the growth of Bengaluru realty in the coming years and was of the view that real estate prices are set to go up in coming times.

The next session was based on Resilient Chennai - Housing Demand Vigorous Comeback,  chaired by Siva Krishnan MD, Chennai & Coimbatore & Head - Residential Services,  JLL.  The speakers were Rajendra Joshi - CEO - Residential Business - Brigade Group, Dr. R. Kumar, Founder Chairman & Managing Director, Navin’s,     Sriram Iyer, President & CEO, TVS Emerald and Abhishek Mehta – Managing Director – Urban Tree Infrastructures. 

They discussed the trends of Chennai's real estate and the way developers and occupiers are strategizing their business plans.

In the next session, experts talked about Hyderabad’s Upward Curve - New launches Taking Centre stage. The session was conducted by Veera Babu, Managing Director - Hyderabad & East India • Cushman & Wakefield and speakers included, C Shekar Reddy, CMD, CSR Estates Limited & Chairman-CII-IGBC, Hyderabad, M Nanda Kishore, Managing Director, Ramky Estates & Farms Limited, P. Padmapriya, Director Business Development, Phoenix Group, Rajashekar Reddy Venuganti, General Secretary, Credai Hyderabad and Sumanth Reddy, Managing Director, India Institute of Real Estate. 

The discussion revolved around the factors contributing to the rise of Hyderabad as the role model for development and how various players are creating their developments in sync with customer demands.

Another interesting session of the day was on the topic of Promising Growth Prospects: Southern Cities Commercial Realty which was moderated by Ramesh Nair, CEO | India & MD, Market Development | Asia, Colliers and the speakers were, Amit Grover, Executive Director - Office Business, DLF Limited., Amit Ramani, Founder & CEO, Awfis Space Solutions, Juggy Marwaha, CEO – Prestige Office Ventures, Ravi Ahuja, Head Commercial Leasing, L&T Realty and Vinod Rohira CEO, Mindspace Business Parks REIT. 

They discussed how office real estate in the South was different from other cities and the reasons why realty growth in tier 2 cities is going to come up in a big way in the next two years.

The final session Unravelling of Marketing Mystery was a very informative conversation on Future Trends for Realty Brands and was conducted by Farook Mahmood, CMD, Silverline Group & Chairman Emeritus & Founder President FIABCI-India. The speakers were Anirban Ghosh, Vice President- Sales & Marketing at Shapoorji Pallonji Real Estate, Arun Anand, Founder, Flow Realty, Cyriac Joseph, Senior Vice President & Head - Marketing, PR & Corporate Communication I Brand Strategist, Vaishnavi Group, Govind Rai, Co-Founeder & CEO Insomniacs and Monica Matthias, Director, Hoysala Projects. 

They discussed the new ways of marketing and how not only the realty firms but even the consumers were becoming more digital literate.

The Awards evening began with the energetic address from Dr. Annurag Batra, Editor-in-Chief & Chairman, exchange4media Group & BusinessWorld. The high momentum continued with the address by Prof. M. N. Sreehari. Advisor to Govt of Karnataka & Chairman, Indian Smart Cities Development Organisation. 

Here are the names of the winners:

  • Commercial Project of the Year - Brigade Enterprises Ltd. for World Trade Center Chennai AND Sumadhura Capitol Towers Private Limited for Sumadhura Capitol Towers

  • Villa Project of the Year - Puravankara Limited for Purva Smiling Willows at The Sound of Water

  • Plotted Development of the Year - Century Real Estate for Century Greens

  • Mid-Segment Project of the Year - Casagrand Builder Private Limited for Casagrand Orlena AND Navin Housing and Properties Pvt. Ltd. for Navin’s Starwood Towers

  • Integrated Township Project of the Year - Bhartiya Urban Pvt. Ltd. for Bhartiya City

  • Luxury Project of the Year - Spectra Constructions Pvt. Ltd. for Spectra Raywoods AND Urbanrise Lifestyles Pvt. Ltd. for On Cloud 33

  • Most Environment-Friendly Commercial Space - DLF Assets Limited for DLF Cybercity Chennai

  • Themed Project of the Year - Asset Homes Pvt. Ltd. for Selfie Apartments 

  • Residential Project of the Year - L&T Realty for Raintree Boulevard AND Ramky Estates & Farms Limited for Ramky One Galaxia

  • Senior Living project of the Year - Ashiana Housing Ltd. for Ashiana Shubham, Chennai

  • Design Project of the Year - Vaishnavi Group for Vaishnavi Rhapsody 

  • Ultra Luxury-Lifestyle Project of the Year - Kalpataru Limited for Kalpataru One Crest AND The Phoenix Mills for Phoenix Kessaku 

  • Residential Complex of the Year -  Navin Housing and Properties Pvt. Ltd. for Navin’s Starwood Towers AND  Manbhum Construction Company Pvt. Ltd. for Manbhum Around the Grove  

  • Iconic Project of the Year - Goyal & Co | Haryana Group for Orchid Piccadilly 

  • Most Popular Project of the Year - Casagrand Builder Private Limited for Casagrand Boulevard

  • Industrial & Warehousing Project of the Year - ESR for ESR Oragadam AND Logos Property for Logos Devanahalli Industrial & Logistics Park

  • Best Selling Project of the Year - Urban Tree Infrastructures Pvt. Ltd. for Silver Fields

  • Developer of the Year – Residential - Puravankara Limited AND Century Real Estate

  • Developer of the Year – Commercial - DLF Assets Limited for DLF Cybercity – Hyderabad

  • Excellence in Delivery - K. Raheja Corp 

  • Excellence in Customer Service - Asset Homes Pvt. Ltd. for Asset Delight

  • Fastest Growing Realty Brand of the Year - Shriram Properties Ltd. 

  • Interior Design Firm of the Year - Oscar & Ponni Architects, Chennai 

  • Best Interior Design – Residential - Urban Zen for Project 211 – Two Parallels

  • Emerging Interior Design Firm of the year - Zyeta

  • Design of the Year – Residential - Oscar & Ponni Architects for DATO Dr. Ameen’s Residence – Garden Home 

  • Architectural Firm of the Year - DSP Design Associates

  • Architect of the Year - Anup Naik, Co-Founder & Director, Urban Frame Pvt. Ltd.

  • Architectural Design of the Year – Commercial - Kembhavi Architecture Foundation for M/s Bhima Jewellers  

  • Architectural Design of the Year – Institutional - Urban Frame for TenBroeck Academy

  • Digital Marketing Campaign of the Year - Habitat Ventures for Habitat Aura marketed by Flow Realty

  • Integrated Brand Campaign of the Year - Shapoorji Pallonji Real Estate for Parkwest 2.0

  • Print Campaign of the Year - Insomniacs for The Belvedere 

  • Innovative Marketing Concept of the Year- Asset Homes for Koodumattom 

  • Property Consultant of the Year - Flow Realty

  • Project Launch of the Year - Advaitha Ventures for Advaitha Aksha marketed by Flow Realty AND Shapoorji Pallonji Real Estate for Parkwest 2.0

  • PropTech Website of the Year - TOTALITY for Credai 365

  • PropTech Innovative Solution of the Year - 75F Smart Innovations India Pvt. Ltd. for IoT – Powered Building Management Solution

  • PropTech Architectural Firm of the Year - DSP Design Associates

  • Co-working Space Design of the Year - Awfis Space Solutions for Awfis Gold

  • CXO of the Year - Murali Malayappan, Chairman and Managing Director, Shriram Properties

  • Young Achiever of the Year - Vishal Chandrashekar Raju, Chief Marketing Officer & Head of Design, Spectra Constructions

  • FM Professional of the Year - Narayanswamy, General Manager – REMS, Colliers

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