Open Offices – A Boon or A Bane?

  Open offices have been synonymous with flexibility, communication and collaboration. However, they are slowly losing their purpose and possibly the very thing they intended to accomplish, especially due to ever increasing complaints from employees about noise and clutter. As the saying goes “One size doesn’t fits all,” it just maybe true in the case […]

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Building a home in virtual reality

Adaptation of technology in the real estate sector cuts down cost, enhances safety, and reduces construction time by Shrinivas Rao    We are in the era of advanced innovation. All industries and sectors of the society are developing newer technologies to suit their needs and requirements. Advancements in real estate technology have helped reduce construction […]

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Automation revolutionises the Employment landscape of a Workplace

As businesses quantify technology’s impact on employment- advanced applications in robotics, telemetry & communications, wireless & sensor systems, Internet of Things, predictive analytics and artificial intelligence among other technologies are revolutionizing the employment landscape at workplaces across the globe. The quest for cost optimization, improved product quality, reliability, enhanced productivity, better working conditions in addition […]

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“Housing for All by 2022”, not a distant dream!

The Union Budget proposed by the Finance Minister, Mr. Arun Jaitley focused on roadmap to achieving goals set out in the previous budget. While the last budget established “Housing for All by 2022” policy initiative, this time the focus was on driving the venture.  Better credit facilities for developers, investors and end-users have been most […]

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Union Budget 2017-18: Pledge to a “concrete” roof for All

In a quest to increase transparency & accountability, the Union Budget 2017-18 outlined several pro-poor, pro-agriculture, pro-infrastructure initiatives today. While inclusion of Railways, Civil aviation and Water transport was anticipated to be categorized under “Infrastructure”, interestingly FM also considered “Affordable Housing” under his commitment to drive promising infrastructure in our country. Although “industry status” was […]

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Technology trends in Commercial Real Estate

Technology has permeated into all aspects of our lives and has impacted all industries be it finance, healthcare, hospitality, transportation or real estate. Technological innovations such as 3D and Cloud Technology have revolutionized the real estate industry. Be it the 360 degree view (virtual reality) of a house enabling an individual to take an informed […]

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