CBRE launches tech centre in Gurugram
GURUGRAM: CBRESouthAsiaPvt. Ltd, one of India’s leading real estate consulting firms launched its first dedicated real estate technology Centre in Gurugram, India. The Digital & Technology (D&T) Centre was inaugurated by Chandra Dhandapani, Chief Digital & Technology Officer, CBREandAnshumanMagazine, Chairman, India & South East Asia, CBRE.
ThenewDigital& Technology hub will serve as the firm’s primarysoftwaredevelopmentcentre in AsiaPacific, withafocuson CBRE’snextgenerationtechnology suite. Smart technologies that leverage mapping, augmentedrealityanddataanalytics will be supported and pioneered at the facility.
As the global leader in workplace strategy, CBRE is leading the wayincurating next-generation digital experiences, delivering workplace destinations of choiceforeveryclienttheyserve. One of the company’s marquee initiatives - CBRE360willreflect eachclient’s uniqueculturesand workplace requirements and offer client-specific branding for propertyinvestorsandoccupiers that desire it. Thestate-of-the-art Gurugram site will initially host approximately120softwareengineers dedicated to work on CBRE’s expanding suite of Asia Pacific digital products. Moving into thenewD&TCentreinGurugram, CBRE plans to further invest in its India software development team, expanding both headcountandcapabilitiesin the coming 12 months to pioneer the next generation real estate technology solutions and platforms.
Chandra Dhandapani, Chief Digital & Technology Officer, CBRE, said “AtCBRE, webelieve that technology is a key enabler in enhancing the services and experiences we provide for our clients. This Digital & TechnologyCentrewillserveasacatalyst for the development of next generation technologies that help our clients achieve their aspirations through real estate. This centrewill give usaccesstoworld class digital talent that India is well known for.”
The CBRE Digital & Technology Centre adds to CBRE’s network of software engineering hubsand serves as the only dedicated development Centre outside of the United States. Consistent with CBRE’s global technology development strategy, CBRE’s Digital & Technology Centres aim to develop and executeenterprise-level digital strategies that supportbusinessobjectives, improve client outcomes and drive growth for clients and client-facing professionals. Anshuman Magazine, Chairman, India & South East Asia, CBRE, said “The Digital & Technology Centre in Gurugram is a game changer for real estate and technology development in India. This centre will not only pioneer anewgenerationofbest-in-class technology solutions to address the growingdigitization needsof the realty sector but serve as a majordrawcardforIndia’sworld class digital talent.”
CBRE Digital & Technology Centre located in Gurugram is the fourth digital hub created by CBRE across the world and the first outside of its home market, the United States.
Thestate-of-the-art Gurugram site will host software engineers, application developers and data analysts This Centre is emblematic of awiderenterpriseshifttoa client lifecycle-centric view of ourtechnologyenablementcapabilities. Further, it will enable CBREtomeetthefullspectrumof its occupier andinvestor clients’ needs, with India playing a key role in this process.