With India expected to be the world’s fastest growing economy in 2017, this year’s World Real Estate Forum organised by MIT Center for Real Estate on the MIT campus in Cambridge will have a special focus on India.
The World Real Estate Forum will be held on May 18 and 19 in Massachusetts. The panelists will come from countries including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Mexico and India. Global experts will discuss a wide range of topics that are shaping and reshaping the real estate industry including city futures, innovation, growth markets, cross-border capital and development opportunities.
The Growth Markets and Development Opportunities: India panel at the WREF will discuss what the country’s growth means for the future of Indian real estate, and hear from India’s leading developers about their strategy for the future.
“The Forum is a unique and perhaps the only platform which brings together global leaders and academia to discuss current and future issues impacting global real estate and identify potential solutions,” said Raja Seetharaman, panelist and Director of Propstack. “I look forward to discussing about the impact of technology, digitization & data transparency in real estate.”
Other participants on the India-focused panel include Ajay Prasad, panel moderator and Managing Director- India, Taurus Investment Holdings; Claude Lavigne, Senior Vice President of Investments and Global Markets at Ivanhoé Cambridge; Manoj Menda, Corporate Vice Chairman at RMZ Corp; and Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament for Thiruvananthapuram, and Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs.
Soure: The Economic Times