Mumbai: Hindi Business News channel, CNBC-AWAAZ hosted the 12th Real Estate Awards 2017-18 presented by RR Kabel last week in New Delhi. The awards were conceptualised to recognize and honor the endeavours of those entities who have played a vital role in the development and growth of the real estate industry. The evening was hosted by Mr. Vipin Bhatt, Real Estate Editor and Senior Anchor at CNBC-AWAAZ and Priyanka Sambhav, Editor – Consumer Affairs at CNBC-AWAAZ, with Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Minister (IC), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs gracing the event as the honourable Chief guest.
Despite unfavorable economic conditions in last few years, it’s the tenacity and strategic thinking of these highly-driven entities that has ensured the Real Estate sector doesn’t just survive but also serves as a catalyst for rapid urbanization and changing lifestyles and aspirations of the Indian consumer. The evening commenced with an opening address by Mr. Vipin Bhatt followed by a welcome note by Alok Joshi, Managing Editor, CNBC-AWAAZ & CNBC-Bajar who set the tone for the evening. This was followed by a panel discussion between Shreegopal Kabra, MD, RR Global, Mr. Gautam Chatterjee, Chairperson, Maharashtra RERA, Mr. Getamber Anand, Chairman, CREDAI, Mr Manoj Gaur, Md, Gaursons India Ltd., Mr. Sunil Rohokale, CEO-MD, ASK Investment Managers Ltd, and Mr. Anshuman Magazine, Chairman- CBRE moderated by Mr. Vipin Bhatt on the ‘Vision that the industry has for 2018, the change agenda, revival and reforms’.
The evening also witnessed the launch of the Charter Book. Following which was the felicitation of the special categories that included Lifetime Achievement Award, Builder Of The Year and Best Home Loan Provider amongst others.
Speaking about the initiative, Joy Chakraborthy, CEO Forbes India & President Revenue, TV18 said, “Despite the slowdown, the Real Estate and construction sector continues to be a key contributor to the GDP and a crucial growth driver of our economy and we at Network18 are immensely proud to announce the winners of the 12th edition of ‘CNBC Awaaz – Real Estate Awards’. In addition to being a testament to the hard work put in by these leaders of the Real Estate Industry, this honor also signifies achievement in an era that has been extremely challenging for this sector. The editorial team at CNBC Awaaz have been integral part of the of this journey over past many years and it is quite pleasing to have felicitated those flag bearers who are driving this Industry to its new growth path.”
The initiative by CNBC-AWAAZ acknowledges the efforts made by these high-fliers in the real-estate space. With these establishments and performers playing a key role in uplifting the economy of the nation, the aim is to keep the momentum going in future editions of the Real Estate awards.
Below is the list of winners of the 12th National Real Estate Awards 2017-18
|Award Categories||Winners||Winning Company|
|Best Residential Project-Affordable||Gaur Cascades||Gaursons India Ltd.|
|Best Residential Project-Affordable||Sumadhura Madhuram||Sumadhura Infracon Pvt. Ltd.|
|Best Residential Project-Mid||Rodas Enclave (Raffles)||Hiranandani Group|
|Best Residential Project-Mid||Kalpataru Splendour||Kalpataru Group|
|Best Residential Project-Luxury||Embassy Pristine||Embassy Group|
|Best Residential Project-Luxury||Rustomjee Paramount||Rustomjee Group|
|Best Residential Project-Ultra Luxury||The Crest||DLF Ltd.|
|Best Residential Project-Ultra Luxury||Lodha Altamount||Lodha Group|
|Best Commercial Project||One BKC||Radius Developers|
|Best Commercial Project||ONE HORIZON CENTRE||Hines|
|Best Retail Project||THE FORUM SUJANA MALL||Prestige Group|
|Commendation for contribution to the Real Estate Industry||MICRON Electricals|
|Commendation for contribution to the Real Estate Industry||unity group|
|Best Property Consultant- Residential||ANAROCK PROPERTY CONSULTANTS|
|Special Commendation for Creating Excellence In Living Spaces by Thinking Green||“Good Earth Malhar” Kengeri, Bengaluru|
|Contribution to the Field of Indian Architecture & Design||Christopher Charles Benninger|
|Best Home Loan Provider||HDFC LTD|
|Builder Of The Year||Godrej Properties Ltd.|
|Special Recognition For Transformational Leadership –Implementation Of RERA||Gautam Chatterjee|
|Project Management Consultant||CBRE|
|Lifetime Achievement Award||Mofatraj Munot|