Net Zero Carbon Vs Net Zero Energy

Given the drastic climate change and its cascading effect, UNFCCC’s   Paris Agreement requires all countries to take climate action, to keep global warming well below 2°C by drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Construction and operation of a building accounts for nearly 36% of the total global energy used, of which 39% of energy expended is related […]

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Space Differentiators

Space differentiators of yesterday, like grand lobbies, fitness center, outdoor gathering spaces or smart elevators were envisioned to add value to the office spaces. In fact, for a while it did, till the modern worker stopped seeing value in these. Furthermore, if we consider the use of such facilities and compare it with the cost […]

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AI In Property Valuation

Real Estate Valuation is based on multiple criteria like location, area, brand, accessibility and finer details of the property. However, major deciding criteria continue to be budget, location and the brand. When it comes to commercial real estate, the process, in essence, remains the same. This process involves a substantial amount of data collection and […]

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The Current Global Economic Trends

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in its latest World Economic Outlook, has pared the global growth forecast from last October’s estimate. The global economy is now projected to grow 3.5% in 2019 and 3.6% in 2020, 0.2 and 0.1 percentage points below the last estimate. The projection is backed up by a list of downside […]

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Impact of Land Constraint on Data Centres

Cloud computing and IoT have increased the amount of data that is being generated and stored, thereby driving growth of the Data Centre construction market. Today, even small and medium-sized businesses are looking to have their own data centres. This rising demand for data centres has led to a scarcity of land available for building […]

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Facilities Management Services Market – An Overview

It is forecasted that the FM market is to see rapid growth in the next five years, with the APAC region becoming the largest FM market in the world by 2025 driven by economic growth, commercial construction and a rising culture of services outsourcing. This being the case, firms have come to realize that partnering […]

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2019: EXPECTATIONS FOR THE ROAD AHEAD

The real estate industry in India is going through what can be described at best as ‘interesting times’.  Policy changes in 2017 led to a lot of expectations of 2018, including easing of teething problems with RERA and GST .and a new order of transparency and efficiency. While 2018 lived up to a fair number […]

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Tenant Improvement

Tenant improvement allowance is an important factor in lease negotiations. It is a type of agreement that states that the landlord will compensate the tenant for all or a portion of funds required to fit-out in the leased commercial space. When entering into a new lease agreement, both tenants and landlords need to be clear […]

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Agile Workplace

As companies focus more on about how employees work and what they need to be effective, the concept of agile organisation is emerging as the new dominant organisation paradigm. Companies from startups and online businesses to world-class organizations such as Google and Deloitte have started employing the ideas of agile, where employees can complete work […]

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