27 November 2023, Realty+
The 4th Edition of India Real Estate Show (IRES) 2023, presented by Khaleej Times & Realty+ and powered by VTP Realty was spread across two days Nov 25 and 26 at JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Business Bay in Dubai. The event comprised exhibition and conference highlighting the lucrative investment potential of Indian real estate.
The exhibition saw the presence of leading Indian real estate developers such as Tata Realty, Godrej Properties, VTP Realty, Provident Housing, Hero Realty, Signature Global, Ram Ratna Group, Birla Estates, Balaji Technocity among others.
The UAE-India Real Estate Show 2023 was inaugurated by Majid Al Marri, CEO of, the Real Estate Registration Sector, Dubai Land Department.
The welcome Address by Michael Jabri-Pickett, Editor-in-Chief of Khaleej Times emphasized the partnership between two leading media groups of UAE and India and its contribution to the real estate industry of both countries.
The Keynote address by Satish Kumar Sivan, Consul General of India to Dubai and Northern Emirates highlighted the collaborative relationship between the governments of UAE and India for economic support and opportunities among both nations. He said, “Real estate is one of the major economic drivers for India and UAE and events like these can enhance cooperation among the decision makers and policymakers and creates awareness among the public.”
The event was endorsed by India Club, UAE Taxation Society, Institute of Chartered Accounts-Dubai, Gulf Maharashtra Association, All Kerala Colleges Alumni Forum, Jain International Trade Organisation (JITO), IBPC-Business Group and Rajasthani Business Group. The organization gained maximum traction among its community members.
The highlight of the event was the felicitation of prominent Indian real estate leaders. The awards were presented by Satish Kumar Sivan, Consul General of India to Dubai & Northern Emirates, Majid Al Marri, CEO, Real Estate Registration Sector, Dubai Land Department. and Michael Jabri-Pickett, Editor-in-Chief of Khaleej Times.
The recipients of Iconic Leaders of Indian Realty Awards at IRES 2023 were –
Sankey Prasad – Global Indian Icon of the Year
Sachin Bhandari – Visionary Business Leader of the Year
Pradeep Agarwal – Affordable Housing Leader of the Year
Dharmesh Shah – Innovative Real-estate Entrepreneur of the Year
The concurrent conference at IRES comprised knowledge-sharing discussions.
Talking about the Real Estate Investments Prospects & Potential with Sapna Srivastava, Editor Realty+, the speakers, Sachin Bhandari – ED and CEO of VTP Realty, and Shajai Jacob, MD& Country Head – ApnaComplex & ANACITY, ANAROCK Group spoke about the merits of various real estate asset classes in India for foreign buyers and investors, the challenges that need to be addressed for post-sales services to NRIs and the various factors to be considered when investing in India.
The next conversation on Actionable Guide To Real-Estate Buying with Sapna Srivastava, Editor Realty+, Dr. Mustafa Taherali Saasa, Chairman & MD, Raj Group of Companies, UAE and Vijay Chaudhary, Chairman, Ram Rattan Group and Dalmia Ram Rattan deliberated on the best practices for real estate professionals and do’s and don’ts for real estate buyers and developers.
The niche event saw interest from Indian residents in Dubai who were interested in properties from branded developers of India and projects of various ticket sizes and stages of construction in major cities of India.