Catering to India’s housing demand, SOBHA is the only Indian real estate company to make it to this prestigious list of growth drivers for the APAC region among other construction companies listed. The evaluation was based on companies having: revenue of at least $100,000 generated in 2015; revenue of at least $1m generated in 2018; being independent; headquartered in one of 11 territories in Asia-Pacific (Japan, South Korea, India, Australia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, New Zealand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines) and whose revenue growth between 2015 and 2018 was primarily organic.
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CapitaLand’s developments underway in India include 17.9 million sq ft of business park space in Bangalore, Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad and Pune when completed. Another 7.2 million sq ft through forward purchases have been signed up and are under construction. This includes IT parks in Mumbai and Hyderabad, a seventh warehouse at Arshiya Free Trade Warehousing Zone, Panvel, near Navi Mumbai, and BlueRidge 3, an IT/ITES Special Economic Zone development in Hinjewadi Phase 1 in Pune. CapitaLand is also building up a logistics asset portfolio in India with 4.3 million sq ft planned for development.
Furniture players are also experimenting with design and interior modelling of homes. Through an online presence and an influencer network, players are investing in this side of the business. As a result, furniture players are not just your simple sofa sellers, they are much more! They now offer new-age designs, suggest home improvement tips by way of customization and site visits by their own ‘design officers’. These specialized services win over the traditional furniture store operators in terms of post-sales services delivery and customer satisfaction.
OYO Workspaces, India’s fastest growing, multi-brand managed workspaces solutions provider is expanding its footprint in India and has forayed into the Hyderabad market with its new Innov8 centre. This new centre named as Innov8 Sreshta Marvel Hyderabad, is situated in Gachibowli, in the vicinity of Hitec City and has a capacity of over 700 seats. It is a beautifully crafted workspace with an industrial design language and is the latest addition to the company’s 22+ coworking centres.
Garage 270 in Udyog Vihar has the capacity to seat 1800 members and offers multiple F&B options, daycare facility and last mile connectivity, and has received an overwhelming response. This workspace will also feature one of a kind community terrace garden which will be used for urban farming.
FastFox was valued at just under INR 100 crores at the time of this transaction. With this acquisition, Elara has entered the online-to-offline home rentals space, which has a market opportunity of over INR 20,000 crores. The addition of FastFox.com to its portfolio allows Elara to offer a comprehensive end-to-end service to landlords and tenants, thereby ensuring a significant improvement in consumer experience.
Dubai led the pack of international cities that contributed significantly to the GTV of the company followed by Toronto and Melbourne. Square Yards has built up significant NRI operations in 13 international cities namely Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai, Kuwait, Sharjah, Hong Kong, Muscat, Melbourne, Singapore, Sharjah, Sydney and Toronto.
Virtual Reality technology combined with their proficient contracting ability, Flipspaces comes as a one-stop partner for clients who want to design their commercial spaces through Interior Design and Contracting. Their target market includes offices, restaurants, educational and financial institutions, and hotels.