RICS Leadership Forum on Corporate Real Estate and Facility Management

Translating Challenges into Opportunities

This paper provides an overview of the current landscape in Corporate Real Estate and Facilities Management, and the factors that infuence the real estate sector. These aspects were discussed at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) leadership conference held in Mumbai on 29th May 2019. The paper discusses the concerns in the industry, and key recommendations that were discussed by the leadership group at the conference.

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Rajesh Shetty

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Been in the Facility Management Industry for over 16 years, instrumental in setting up the FM businness for Johnson Controls in India in 1999. Following that, was heading an Indian FM Company, wherein among the many credentials, notable one was of setting up of an international office for supporting the FM business of a Global Bank. Been with Colliers International since 2008 and actively involved in expanding the FM business across India both organically and inorganically.
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Arpit Mehrotra

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With over 16+ years’ experience, Arpit is responsible for the overall  direction, strategy and growth of the firm. Arpit enjoys strong relationships with both private investors, Developers as well as local and global corporates and interacts regularly with key clients to uncover opportunities in the rapidly moving  market & other cities. 

His key responsibility is represents client interests by addressing all service related issues and assisting them counter strategic and operational challenges, plays a very crucial role in strategizing end-to-end real estate solutions for Key corporate occupiers and developers including advice on leasing, sale /purchase. Having in expertise in managing the lease negotiations, lease structuring & closure on their behalf.

He has expertise in planning, undertaking demand assessment studies and transactional services including marketing strategies based on technical real estate market analysis and has successfully managed leasing and sales assignments for leading corporations, including Nokia,Philips, Mitel, Mavenir Pega, Novartis, Amazon ,United Health Group, Oracle, Accenture, Cognizant Technology, HP, Tieto, Lenovo, NCR,  NTT Data, Motorola, Ernst & Young  to name a few.

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