Soundproofing: A crucial element of good workplace design

Soundproofing

A well designed, employee centric workplace is incomplete without the right acoustics. Sounds drastic, doesn’t it? Overdramatic? Not really. Our immediate environment has a huge impact on us and our health and wellbeing. With so much importance being accorded to employee health and wellbeing, it is time that we shine the light on the sound […]

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Lighting & the Workplace

Lighting

It has been proven that lighting has a vital effect on an employee’s productivity & efficiency. Given the physical and psychological effects lighting has on human beings, poor lighting conditions can not only lead to exhaustion, lethargy, irritability, but can also act as a trigger point to raising the incidence of conflicts among employees in […]

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Greenfield projects: Boosting real estate growth prospects

Greenfield projects

A key factor today driving business value of any company is its workplace proposition. Companies have always been on the lookout for quality office space that provides a conducive working environment. This has further been consolidated post conclusive research on how a good workplace is crucial to improving productivity and efficiency of employees; and post […]

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Electric Mobility & Real Estate

Electric Mobility & Real Estate

As we veer towards a more sustainable environment, in the years to come electric vehicles will become the mainstream mode of mobility. This can be seen in the momentum EV industry has had in the last year, which has continued well into 2022, with many notable automotive giants introducing multiple EV models at the CES […]

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Transit-oriented Development: Relevance & Viability

Transit-oriented Development: Relevance & Viability

India is one of the fastest growing nations of the world in terms of urbanisation. With population projected to reach 600 million by 2031, the load on metropolitan cities is set to increase manifold. The last few decades have seen a great strain on these cities’ resources, particularly on public transport and overall traffic situation, […]

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Retrofitting office buildings: Moving towards sustainability

With net zero commitments leading nations and businesses to create strong action plans, the focus is fast moving towards a more sustainable time ahead. Amidst the flurry of new zero pledges, it is imperative to bolster them with plausible and rational propositions. Given that the real estate sector is a key component of urban development, […]

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ESG and its impact on real estate investment decisions

ESG and its impact on real estate investment decisions

ESG factors have assumed much significance in the real estate sector in the recent years, becoming an integral part of organisation strategies as they benefit the stakeholders not only from a financial returns perspective but also from an environmental sustainability standpoint. The deliberations that began with sustainability were propelled furthermore by the pandemic to include […]

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2022: Expectations for The Road Ahead

2021 saw a fair amount of traction across most asset classes, barring the second quarter of the year.  As we step into 2022, there is cautious optimism governing the market, given the threat of the Omicron variant looming large on the horizon. Nonetheless here are some key expectations for the period: The new perspective on […]

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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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