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MUMBAI, INDIA (7 Oct 2022) – Urban Land Institute (ULI), global member-driven research and education non-profit dedicated to promoting real estate and land use expertise, announced its expansion into India to advance the country’s growing real estate sector providing leadership, education, and a platform to highlight awareness of global best practices in land development and the built environment. Kicking off its entry into India, ULI held a meeting with Sanjeev Sanyal, member, the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council, and other industry leaders in the real estate and built environment sector.
“As one of the fastest growing large economies in the world, with booming urbanisation, dynamic infrastructure initiatives, and long-term investment inflows, the real estate sector is poised for incredible growth and opportunity. We are excited to bring our expertise and collaboration to work with real estate leaders in India and focus on shaping the future of the dynamic built environment in the country by fulfilling our commitments toward a net zero future, increasing housing attainability, and educating the next generation of diverse real estate leaders,” said David Faulkner, president, ULI Asia Pacific.
Sanjeev Sanyal (on the left), member, the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council, in conversation with Rohan Sikri, senior partner, the Xander Group (on the right) during ULI India’s inaugural event in Mumbai on Decoding Economic Outlook and the Future of the Built Environment on 18 August 2022.
ULI’s India Organising Committee is co-chaired by Rohan Sikri, senior partner, the Xander Group, along with Hong Kong-based Nicholas Brooke, chairman, Professional Property Services, who is also a life trustee of the ULI and former chair of ULI Asia Pacific.
“ULI is the preeminent global research and education institute committed to working collectively with industry partners and other stakeholders in the urban development ecosystem toward a sustainable built environment. I am pleased to play a pivotal role in supporting the ULI’s expansion into India, and I look forward to working alongside other industry leaders in laying the foundation for ULI’s long-term success in the country,” said Rohan Sikri.
ULI’s founding partners in India include Anarock Consultants, Blackstone, Brookfield, Hines, K Raheja Corp, RMZ Corp, Tata Realty, and the Xander Group. ULI India will formally commence operations in India in early 2023.