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UK corporates gather to discuss  impact to Indian real estate on the eve of the country’s election

JLL and the Confederation of Indian Industry hosts India Day event in London


London, 15th May 2014: UK corporates gathered today to discuss the advantages of India’s anticipated growth plans and true potential of India’s real estate market at St. James' Court, The Taj Hotel, London.
 
The India focused event 'India 3.0- Decoding a Billion Opportunities’ hosted by JLL, in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), involved keynote sessions, presentations and a panel discussion revolving around India’s rising economy, where real estate continues to form a key ingredient for success. Keynote speakers addressed which Indian locations UK and European corporates should establish and expand their business, as well as India’s real estate regulatory requirements.
 
Anuj Puri, Chairman & Country Head, JLL India, said: "The philosophy behind this event was to address the questions and concerns of UK and European based corporates as well as SMEs that have an interest in India. One of the overarching topics of debate was how India is transforming its mindset while dealing with its political, social and economic priorities. The discussions also focused on the means by which UK corporates, investors and SMEs can continue to derive value from the lucrative yet highly complex Indian Real Estate market."
 
John Duckworth, Board Member, JLL UK also stated: “We are extremely pleased to have hosted this event for our clients. We believe India will be one of the great success stories of this century - a rising power in the world. We are seeing UK corporates keen to partner as she grows.”
 
In conjunction with the London event, JLL released its latest thought leadership report ‘Destination India - A Real Estate Journey for Corporate Occupiers’. The report highlights the opportunities available to UK based corporates; looking specifically at growth areas such as the Indian hospitality industry and potential for industrial and warehousing in the country.
 
To read JLL’s latest report click here