The Economic Times Best
Realty Brands 2021

Real estate sector is the most globally recognised sector. The sector is divided into four segments – housing, retail, hospitality and commercial. The growth of this sector has completely been complimented by the urban and semi urban accommodations. The construction industry ranks third in India. India’s realty sector has shown the largest improvements globally. India has earned the 34th rank globally on the Global Real Estate Transparency Index.

India’s infrastructure and real estate markets has made a dozen of multitude and technical developments and innovations. This has helped India to create a mark in the inroads that are expected to reshape the future of this industry. The Indian property space has proven that we are not far away from the global leaders when it comes to assimilation artificial intelligence and machine learning.


Indian Government Initiatives

Government of India along with the governments of respective States has taken several initiatives to encourage development in the sector. The Smart City Project, with a plan to build 100 smart cities, is a prime opportunity for real estate companies. Below are some of the other major Government initiatives:

In order to revive around 1,600 stalled housing projects across top cities in the country, the Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of Rs 25,000 crore (US$ 3.58 billion) alternative investment fund (AIF).

Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) (PMAY (U)), 1.12 crore houses have been sanctioned in urban areas, creating 1.20 crore jobs.

Government has created an Affordable Housing Fund (AHF) in the National Housing Bank (NHB) with an initial corpus of Rs 10,000 crore (US$ 1.43 billion) using priority sector lending short fall of banks/financial institutions for micro financing of the HFCs.

On July 31, 2020, India formally approved 423 SEZs, of which 248 were already in operation. Most special economic zones (SEZs) are in the IT/ BPM sector. (Source

About Summit

The Economic Times Best Realty Brands 2021
Having successfully covered brand stories in specific sectors such as BFSI, Education, Healthcare, FMCG, Technology, Lifestyle and Luxury, Entrepreneurs, and many more, The Economic Times now looks to unveil the most comprehensive study of leading brands in the space of “REALTY” by launching this coveted book will feature brands that have shown constant innovation and relatability, based on their values, style of operation here, and the kind of influence they have on Indian consumers. Remember, as the market gets more seasoned, it is only the select few brands that will weather the tide. This curation aspires to put on the map, celebrate, and immortalize brands that have enriched Indian society through their tireless contribution


Choose Your Category

The Economic Times Best Realty Brands 2021 aims at celebrating the success of the Real Estate Market and its sub segments, to n the map, celebrate and immortalize brands for the year 2021

Housing Realty Brand

  • Best Residential Realty Brand 2021
  • Best Affordable Housing Realty Brand 2021
  • Best Residential Sustainable Realty Brand 2021

Retail & Commercial Realty Brand

  • Best Commercial Realty Brand 2021
  • Best Industrial Realty Brand 2021
  • Best Plant & Warehousing Realty Brand 2021
  • Best Institutional Realty Brand 2021

Best Realty Leaders

  • Best Housing Developer 2021
  • Best Retail & Commercial Developer 2021
  • Best Ontime Delivery Realty Developer 2021

The Economic Times Best Realty Brands 2021

Acting as the change agent, it is Economic Times constant endeavour to address to the issues and matters of importance that are determinants to the growth of our nation. Economic Times, through its various industry led initiatives, has been promoting the transformation India is witnessing at its every nook and corner and so ET announces The Economic Times Best Realty Brands 2021 to showcase the growth the sector witnessed, challenges faced and how it overcame the challenges and what will determine the growth rate of the sector in years to come? In this edition, we will take stock of the situation, analyse the past and draw the future. The half day summit will discuss all major aspects that needs immediate attention and bring forth the hidden opportunities.


March 23, 2021 | Virtual Event

15.00 - 15.10
15.10 – 15.15
Opening Remarks by ET Edge
15.15 – 15.30
Keynote Address: Technology Driven Evolution – The Future of Indian Real Estate
The real estate market in India is currently witnessing a steady rise in integration of technology that is further contributing to its growth. India is marching towards a global benchmark with the perfect mix of technology and real estate.

  • What’s the Ideal mix of technology and real estate?
  • Attracting future oriented eager buyers and investments

Sharad Mittal, CEO & Head of Motilal Oswal Real Estate
15.35 – 16.20
Panel Discussion: Agility Vs Resilient – Does the Resilient Brand Need to Be More Agile?

With resilience being the buzz word across the realty sector globally, this discussion talks about what does it take to maintain resilience and making your brand and business ready for agility.

  • What’s the resilient investment portfolio?
  • The COVID -19 learning and the desperate to adapt and action
  • Inculcating agility to be flexible, innovate and reconsider and change
  • What is a wrong or right investment?

Session Chair:
Sandeep Sethi,
MD West Asia, JLL – Session Chair

Murali Malayappan,
Chairman & Managing Director, Shriram Properties Ltd

Anuj Puri, Chairman, ANAROCK Property Consultants Private Limited
Nirupa Shankar, Executive Director, Brigade Group
Mani Rangarajan,
Group COO, (Elara Technologies) Housing, Proptiger &
16.20 – 16.55
Unveiling of The Economic Times Best Realty Brands 2020 -2021 Coffee Table Book & Felicitation
16.55 -17.00
Closing Remarks by ET EDGE


Anuj Puri

Chairman, ANAROCK Group

Mani Rangarajan


Sandeep Sethi


Sharad Mittal


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