Climate tech funds in real estate: A necessary means to an end

Climate tech funds in real estate: A necessary means to an end

We are undoubtedly living in an era that is increasingly being imperilled by climate change; and there is an urgent need to respond to this crisis. Today, commitments towards decarbonization and net zero carbon emissions have taken centre stage, especially with the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow implying concern over the emissions gap and the […]

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Tackling embodied carbon in real estate

Tackling embodied carbon in real estate

Often sustainability in real estate has been synonymous with reducing carbon emissions; built environment being one of the largest contributors of GHGs. Till recently, it was all about enhancing energy efficiency of the building, but energy efficiency by itself does not translate to reduced environmental impact. This is just the operational carbon that we are […]

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Decarbonization & Real Estate

Decarbonization & Real Estate

Decarbonization has taken center stage, especially in the run up to the COP 26 climate conference next month. The building sector alone contributes to 40% of the global carbon emissions and since buildings account for most of the carbon emissions, it is important that the sector plays an active role to contribute towards decarbonization. The […]

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Fractional Ownership In Commercial Real Estate in India – Viability And Outlook

Fractional Ownership

The past few years have witnessed a plethora of investment avenues opening up for the discerning investor in the country. With an increasing number of people veering towards an alternate income source, largely to fulfil their aspirations and fortify their retirement corpus, fractional ownership in Commercial Real Estate (CRE) has emerged as one of the […]

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What can property owners do to stay relevant and beat obsolescence?

What can property owners do to stay relevant and beat obsolescence?

The changing requirement from the built environment in terms of energy efficiency, minimal impact on the environment, the journey to net zero make properties susceptible to being devalued on account of                            non- performance, leading to them to be tagged as stranded assets. […]

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Green Leasing – Another step towards sustainable built environment

Green Leasing – Another step towards sustainable built environment

2020 has been a decisive year for sustainable business, the pandemic has accelerated the shift to sustainable environment and has increased the urgency to plan and anticipate the next global crisis which is climate change. To combat climate change many nations are reducing their CO2 emission levels and have committed to net-zero emissions targets. In […]

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The Delta Variant Is Causing Doubts. What Can CRE Expect?

2022 was supposed to be a year of accelerating growth as we recover from the pandemic, especially for commercial real estate sectors that were particularly hard hit, such as retail, office and hotels. While the economic prognosis is still good, the Delta variant is raising doubts about top line forecasts. What can CRE expect in […]

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Workplace Wellness -Ushering in Smart Building 2.0

Workplace Wellness -Ushering in Smart Building 2.0

Today healthy building strategies are more crucial than ever to get back to work. As people spend majority of their time indoors, the spaces need to be as healthy as possible. A typically healthy building strategy includes enhancing ventilation and filtration, focusing on layout of space that accommodates social distancing norms and requires visitors to […]

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Does the Hybrid Workplace Model Work for You?

Does the Hybrid Workplace Model Work for You?

A hybrid workplace model supports a mix of in-office as well as remote workers. This model has been or at least is in the process of being adopted by a vast majority of companies as a direct result of the pandemic. Of course, the adoption of the Hybrid Workplace Model largely depends on the nature […]

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