GSBS 5th Edition & #Time2Leap Awards ends on a positive note

GSBS 5th Edition
The 5th edition of GSBS engaged the audience with a conference, B2B meetings, and discussions on the opportunities and innovations in the construction and real estate sectors of India; and concluded with an Award Ceremony. Held at the Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre, Hyderabad, the event saw a gathering of key decision makers and government officials.

The event was inaugurated by B. Kalyan Chakravarthy (IAS) – Director EPTRI (Environment Protection & Training Research Institute), who spoke about the development of greenfield and brownfield projects in Telangana, tackling climate change, water management and other requirements for smart and sustainable developments across the region. N Srinivas, Chief Engineer & GM Technical from KUIDFC spoke about how Bangalore is tackling the scarcity of land and managing resources for a more aligned Smart City development.

A panel discussion on “Building a safer and smarter ecosystem through greenfield and brownfield projects” saw speakers B Kalyan Chakravarthy, Director EPTRI; N Srinivas, KUIDFC, Maheep Singh Thapar, MD, Adapt Technologies, and Vijay Garg, Immediate Past President – COA (Council of Architecture). The session was moderated by Ashutosh Limaye – Senior Research Director – Anarock Property Consultants. Audience gained key insights on the relationship between economy and development; role of redevelopment to ensure optimal land utilization; building capacities in architects, engineers, environmental planners etc to tackle contemporary issues and challenges, and many other issues.

GSPS Panel

There was a discussion on the “Evolution and Future of South India’s Real Estate Sector” and on “How to tackle investment challenges in real estate”, which was moderated by Shankar Arumugham, COO, Strategic Consulting, JLL India. C. Shekar Reddy - CMD, CSR Estates & Chairman, IGBC Hyderabad Chapter shared his views on the performance of Hyderabad’s real estate market and the business opportunities therein; future of affordable housing in Hyderabad; and on urban infrastructure, the relevance of smart cities, rainwater harvesting and recycling.

The conference concluded with a discussion on “Solutions and Technologies that are transforming the way we build”. It threw light on sustainable construction materials, products and technologies to reduce carbon footprint and pave the way for constructing smart, intelligent buildings. The session also covered emerging technologies like Big Data, Drones, Artificial Intelligence, VR, IoT, BIM and Construction Robotics and their implications in the Real Estate sector. The session was moderated by S.P Anchuri - Chief Consultant, Anchuri & Anchuri), Vice President (South), Structural Engineers World Congress (India), and participants included Madhusudhan Karatgi, Senior Associate Director Projects, CBRE; Dr. Chinam Reddy, Director NITHM (National Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management Hyderabad; Diwakar Chintala, Principal Architect, Studio Chintala; Gaurav Sanghvi, MD, Olympia Merlin Group; and C.A Prasad, Director METEY Engineering & Consultancy & President Pre-Engineered Structures Societies of India.

The event also saw a display of new products and innovations from Orient Electric, Doka India, HIL Pipes, Highbrow Diligence Services, Delta Faucet, PRECA, NavNirman Formwork, Kirby Building Solutions, VIVA Composite, Fosroc Construction Chemicals, Buildmetrix, BuildON & Koochie Play.

GSBS is organized by SummentorPro Business Consultants (S-PRO), whose mission is to bridge the gap between private organizations and government entities so that the regions and industries derive maximum benefit in terms of business and revenue generation. It is supported by KUIDFC (Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development & Finance Corporation), EPTRI (Environment Protection & Training Research Institute), CREDAI Telangana, Telangana Tourism, and TECCI (Telangana Chambers of Commerce & Industries).

Winners #Time2Leap Awards
Advait Homes Best Retirement Project of the Year Advaitt Retirement Homes
Asmita Infrastructure Best Construction Company of the Year Asmita Infrastructure
CoEvolve Estates Best Innovative Developer of the Year CoEvolve Estates
Dezinebox Co-Working Space Project of the Year Thane Global Impact Hub - Co-working & Incubation
EarthenHive Architects Most Sustainable Architecture - Hospitality Segment Coorg Heafon Resort
Gaikwad Developers Young Achiever's Award Prathamesh Gaiwad, MD  
Gera Devlopments Commercial property of the year Gera's Imperium Rise
Idea Centre Architects Most Sustainable Architecture Design- Residential Navanidhi
Illusions Most innovative interior design award - Studio Design Cera Style Studio
JRA Design Waterfront & other Ecological Projects Kochi Riverfront promenade
K Raheja Corp Services Environment friendly project of the year Commercial Mindspace Business Park
K Raheja Corp Services Environment friendly project of the year Residential Artesia
Mahimtura Consultants Commercial Property of the year - Consultant Category The Olympus
Muppa Projects India Most Trusted Brand of the Year Muppa Projects India
Olympia Merlin Developers Residential property of the year Reflection
Oscar & Ponni Architects Best Architecture award - Museum Project Telegu Museum
Oscar & Ponni Architects Best Restoration Award St Bede's School Auditorium
Oscar & Ponni Architects Most Sustainable Architecture Design -  Retail Laurel Mall Chennai
Oscar & Ponni Architects Best Architecture award - Institutional project GRT Institute of Technology
Ram Prakash Associates Most innovative interior design award - Commercial Mahathi Softwares 
Ram Prakash Associates Best Architecture award - Public Project Shri Renga SAI Temple
Space Forms Architects Best Architecture award - Government Project Municipal Council Satara
Spectra Constructions Luxury project of the year Spectra Palmwoods
Spectra Constructions Most innovative project of the year Spectra Palmwoods
Spectra Constructions Themed project of the year Spectra Palmwoods
Studio Kriadaum Architect of the Year Madurika S
Tata Housing Development Company Best Senior Citizen Project of the Year New Haven
The Hans India Print Media of the Year The Hans India
Sri Aditya Homes Affordable Housing of the year Sri Aditya Lagoon
Doka India Best AR & VR Technology of the Year Doka India
Doka India Most trusted brand of the year -  Formwork Doka India
Orient Electric Best Smart Energy Efficient Solution of the Year Orient Electric
 HighBrow Diligence Best Data Analytics & Technology Consulting Company of the Year HighBrow Diligence
Nav Nirman Best Formwork Technology Company of the Year – Neo Alumax System For Verticals NavNirman
HIL Best Innovation in Pipes & Fittings Company of the Year HIL
Fosroc Construction Chemicals Best Construction Chemical Company of the Year Fosroc Construction Chemicals
Delta Faucet Best Bathroom Fittings of the Year Delta Faucet
Viva Composite Best Aluminium Composite Panel Company of the Year Viva Composite
PRECA Best Prestressed Precast  Technology of the Year PRECA
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NBM&CW

New Building Material & Construction World

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L&ST

Lifting & Specialized Transport

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II&TW

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week

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