Sunday, 12 March 2017 15:12

CII-Sotheby's Global Luxury Realty Conclave 2017

North India Sotheby’s International Realty hosted the two day conclave Global Luxury Realty Conclave in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in the capital recently. Partnered by other apex industry bodies like Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Price water house Coopers (PwC), the two-day event  debated about the Luxury real estate sector with the top business minds in the industry. The conclave provided an International networking platform comprising of real estate industry experts, select international and  domestic developers, tax advisories, HNIs, creative leaders, as well as luxury observers and innovators.  The event covered an extensive range of topics of interest to the stakeholders such as ‘Impact of changing policies on Indian real estate’; ‘Evolving real-estate market and trends’; ‘Impact of international events on global real estate’, ‘Factors affecting Indians buying abroad’; ‘NRI potential across the world’, ‘Citizenship by investment’ and many more.

Some of the key speakers included Amit Burman, Vice Chairman, Dabur India Limited and Chairman, NISIR; Rajeev Talwar, CEO, DLF Limited; Uttam Dave, CEO, Amoravida – Luxurious Bungalows, Goa; Leigh Williamson, Vice President, Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty Dubai; Kevin Brown, Real Estate Partner, SIR, New York; Prerna Mehndiratta, Partner,  M&A Tax, PwC; Robin Paterson, Joint Chairman, UK, Sotheby’s International Realty; Paresh Maity, Artist; Gaurav Bhatia, MD, Sotheby’s Auction India; Ms Raseel Gujaral, Founder Casa Paradox; Amit Gupta, Director, vis a vis many more. 

Mr Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, discussed the impact of demonetisation on the economy and the real estate industry. According him there is a great amount of excitement and brand awareness and also a great amount of demand for luxury products driven by the young population of India. He also highlighted the historic association of India with luxury since the 'Maharaja' days.

As part of the conclave the 51st Edition of The Annual Statesman Vintage Car Rally, was also organized by The Statesman group which was graced by the crème de la crème of the society. The first of its kind book photographed and curated by photographer Varun Joshi, highlights the age-old charm and glorious 50 years of the vintage car rally. Guests such as Shivani Wazir Pasrich, renowned TV personality; Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Judge, International Court of Justice; Amit Goyal, CEO at North India Sotheby's International Realty; Saba Ali, Senior Vice-President, North India Sotheby’s International Realty; Sandeep Gupta, Owner at JW Marriott; Sunil Duggal, CEO at Dabur; Salman Mehdi, Vice Chairman - Global Wealth Management, Deutsche Bank and Vice Chairman British Asian Trust, based in London and Sotheby’s International Realty representatives of UK, USA, UAE and other countries apart from a host of International Luxury developers were spotted enjoying the much awaited coffee table book cocktails followed by dinner. 

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