ICM 2017 & SMART HOMES SYMPOSIUM HELD ON 7th Sept 2017, Nehru Centre Auditorium, Worli Mumbai


Held on 7th Sept 2017, Nehru Centre Auditorium, Worli Mumbai

Acknowledging the fact that the real estate industry is backed by construction material industry, being the pioneers in the real estate media, the publication is thankful to the construction material industry for their support and resonate this gratitude in the form of the ‘Innovative Construction Material Award which is entering into its 4th year today.’ Taking the tradition further to a new field the publication ventured into recognizing the construction material industry. Through the course of evolution, man has gradually progressed from being a wanderer to a settler. From caves we have now undertaken the journey to homes, and not just homes, but smart homes !Additionally, a unique symposium on SMART HOMES was organized. Accommodation Times ventured into it’s 3rd year which was held at Nehru Auditorium, Worli.

Our esteem Guest of Honour for the event was

Shri Niranjan Hiranandani Co-Founder & MD, Hiranandani Developers


 The Esteemed Speakers Were
Ar. Premnath Principal Architect, Architect Premnath & Associates
Ar. Prashant Sutaria Principal Architect, Prashant Sutaria Achitects & Associates
Ar. Vivek Bhole CMD, Vivek Bhole Architects Pvt ltd
Mr.Amit B Wadhwani Director Sai Estate Consultants Pvt. Ltd


The event was sponsored by KK HOLDING  and co sponsored by KITECH and supported, SAI ESTATE CONSULTANTS, PEATA, NAREDCO, BIMA STEEL,RMCMA.

The awards for Innovative Construction Material Award- CONCRETE was awarded to GODREJ CONSTRUCTION.The next award for the Innovative Company of the year was awarded to REALTA SPACES. Innovative Supply Chain Concept of the Year was awarded to VIVAN AGGREGATES.The award for  Innovative Design Concept of the Year was awarded to P T FACADE ASIA GROUP. Award for the Innovative Construction Material  Innovator of the Year. was awarded to GM CONSTRUCTIONS.

And finally the award for the Architect of the year, was awarded to Mr.DEEPAK MEHTA.

Since the last 32 years, one man has been responsible for helming this publication effectively, he is none other than the very respected Shri Murari Chaturvediji. He casted his responsibility of welcoming the august gathering on Dr.Sanjay Chaturvedi.

We now moved on to our very anticipated symposium on SMART HOMES.

We called upon our disguinshed speakers and guest on the dias.Dr Sanjay Chaturvedi escorted Architect Prashant Sutaria, Architect Premnath, Architect Vivek Bhole, Shri Mukesh Jaitley and Dr Niranjan Hiranandani.

Through the course of evolution, man has gradually progressed from being a wanderer to a settler. From caves we have now undertaken the journey to homes, and not just homes, but smart homes !

We had with us our very eminent speakers for the evening who threw some light on SMART HOMES.

We  first welcomed, Ar. Prashant Sutaria. Prashant Sutaria , is  Principal Architect , PSA , and  cofounder of CELPT- centre of living and planning for tomorrow .  He is a creative and thinking architect who believes in design solutions for long term and likes to explore various Architectural vocabularies.His passion to work on projects of various types and contribute significantly towards better built environment and sustainable development has taken him across india for doing projects.  In his works, he is  exploring  ideas for ideal built environment which can contribute towards betterment of humanity through built environment.


Next we  welcomed, Ar. Vivek Bhole, Architect Vivek Bhole, considered as one of the leading architects in Mumbai is the principal of M/s Vivek Bhole Architects Pvt. Ltd. which has been established more than a decade ago.
Vivek has made his mark in the Mumbai skyline as a result of his hard work and architectural designs.

Finally, we had Ar. Premnath. Architect Prem Nath, having 50 years of practice, is a rare combination of an Architect- Engineer, Real Estate Appraiser, Handling Celebrity Homes / Residential and Integrated townships, Hotels-Resorts, Malls-Multiplexes and Commercial projects.Mr. Nath is presently involved with various Smart buildings with emphasis on sustainable, architecture & affordable housing and re- developments.

We finally called upon our Guest of Homour for the evening-

Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani.
Dr.Niranjan Hiranandani is the Managing Director and founder of the Hiranandani Group of Companies and is better known as the Real Estate Czar: what he has achieved is nothing short of a miracle. Displaying extraordinary qualities as a builder, as also a perfectionist in terms of quality, brilliance, and untiring zest for excellence, he has lead the Group Companies in changing the skyline of Mumbai, Thane – with Panvel, Pune, Chennai and Ahmedabad. He had hold many high positions in CREDAI, MCHI and now he is State President NAREDCO, an apex body in India for Real Estate professionals promoted by Ministry of Housing and Ministry of Urban Development

It was a wonderful and enriching discussion. We thank all our distinguished speakers for sharing their knowledge with us.


Moving on, there was a feature presentation by our sponsor, KK Holding

KK Holding is a multi-industry company that was established in 2013. KK Holding and the people that make up the establishment have more than 20 years of experience between them, having a wide range of expertise in commercial facade construction, hospitality, real estate, education & social sector, packed food, and hotel businesses. KK Holding now operates its businesses in 7 countries in Asia.


Under the active leadership of Mr. Kapil Shukla, the young dashing CMD of KK Group, KK Holding has managed to form an enviable reputation for its quality service. The experts have referred to the KK systems as “sharp and clean with pleasing structural features”. This is evident with KK Holding receiving accolades from the International Standard requirements for Weather Performance and Structural Integrity.

And finally the most awaited segment of the evening arrived ! The Awards section.

  1. The first award was for the most Innovative Construction Material Award- CONCRETE. The award goes to GODREJ CONSTRUCTION.

Mr. Mehernosh N. Pooniwala, Abhijeet Gawde, Ayush Singh and Shikhar Ranjan to receive the Award from our guest. Godrej Construction is an integral part of the highly diversified Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. established in 1897 • Over 60 years, they have designed and built 35 large industrial sheds/structures • Constructed total built-up area of approximately 7,50,000 sq.m. in Vikhroli, Mumbai and other cities in India • Godrej Group has it’s presence in 3 Business Verticals: Real Estate- Commercial | Real Estate- Residential I Construction Materials.


  1. The next award was for the Innovative Company of the year, the award went to REALTA SPACES. Mr Mr. Mustakeen Sheikh from Realta Spaces collected the award. Realta Spaces are flourishing expeditiously in the realty sector with diversified approaches in construction, Infra and Retail. Realta means a star in Irish and true is the reciprocation of its founder Mr. Mustakeen Sheikh. This young entrepreneur started as early as 22 years of age and is the only DNB company creating a mark in the unexplored retail infra sector.  They provide radical and ingenious residential model and retail outlets India is yet to witness. With a strength of 2 employees as a start up to a pan India network of employees and 6 diversified businesses their current size and anticipated growth will lead to a benchmark in the coming years.


3.Next, was the award for Innovative Supply Chain Concept of the Year. The award went to VIVAN AGGREGATES. Mr. Vijay Jain received the Awards from our guest. ‘Vivan Aggregates Private Limited’ – the flagship company of ‘Vivan Group of Companies’ which was started in February 2009, under leadership of Vijay Subhash Jain. The company was started in the year 2009 running in the name and style of ‘Vivan Enterprise’ as a proprietorship concern. Further to the remarkable achievements in the first two years of ‘Vivan Enterprise’ Mr. Vijay Jain decided to convert a proprietorship concern into a private limited company under the title of Vivan Aggregates Private Limited in 2011. Since the inception of new company, it has successfully achieved the targets and has always moved ahead year on year. The company is successful in delivering construction materials achieving the position among the top 10 in the industry.



4.The next award was for  Innovative Design Concept of the Year and the award went to P T FACADE ASIA GROUP. Mr VINOD PATIL  received the Award.FACADE ASIA has a remarkable reputation in providing façade design consultancy, as well as high quality innovative glazing and framing systems. Our system offers a comprehensive line of architectural aluminium products for commercial, hospitality, social and educational construction – which includes curtain wall systems, framing systems, entrances, doors and windows. They have wealthy and balanced experience, on-going innovation and constant improvement. They strive to develop solutions that promote integrated, sustainable building practices, and we are dedicated to providing the tools our customers need to succeed. This system combines energy saving, stylish design, versatility and efficient fabrication.


5. The next award was for Innovative Construction Material  Innovator of the Year. And the award went to GM CONSTRUCTIONS.. Mr. Sanjay Devnani, Over the Past Decade, Has Been One of The Most Enterprising Personalities in Suburban Mumbai’s Real Estate Market. Mr Devnani, Has Developed Multiple Residential Structures in Upmarket Suburbs Such As Bandra, Khar & Chembur in Mumbai & Has Been One of The Most Prominent Developers in India’s Largest 2nd Home Destination – Aamby Valley City. Mr Devnani Has Constructed Upwards Of 1 Lakh Square Feet In & Around Mumbai. Chembur has been one of the most Important Suburbs for Mr Devnani.


6.Next, we had the award for the Architect of the year, was awarded to Mr.DEEPAK MEHTA. The Principal Architect Mr. Deepak Mehta, of Deepak Mehta Architects, is a graduate from The Academy Of Architecture, Mumbai .He has worked with Ar. Hafeez Contractor as an Associate Architect & has grown steadily over 30+ years based out in Mumbai. The firm, Deepak Mehta Architects wasestablished in 1985,Today, he has spread his wings in more than 12 cities of India & overseas at Dubai , Maldives and Jeddah.

Congratulations to all our awardees !

Finally, Mr. Ajay Chaturvedi, the CEO of Accommodation Times  proposed the vote of thanks!


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