CBRE launches tech centre in Gurugram
CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd, one of India’s leading real estate consulting firms launched its first dedicated real estate technology Centre in Guru gram, India. The Digital & Technology (D&T) Centre was inaugurated by Chandra Dhandapani, Chief Digital & Technology Officer, CB RE and Ans human Magazine, Chairman, India & South East Asia, CBRE.
The new Digital& Technology hub will serve as the firm’s primary software development centre in Asia Pacific, with a focus on C BR E’ s next generation technology suite. Smart technologies that leverage mapping, augmented reality and data analytics will be supported and pioneered at the facility.
As the global leader in workplace strategy, CBRE is leading the way in cu rating next- generation digital experiences, delivering workplace destinations of choice for every client they serve. One of the company’s marquee initiatives-CB RE 360 will reflect each client’ s unique culture sand workplace requirements and offer client-specific branding for property investors and occupiers that desire it. Thestate-of-the-art Gurugram site will initially host approximately 120 software engineers dedicated to work on CBRE’s expanding suite of Asia Pacific digital products. Moving into the new D& T Centre in Gurugram, CBRE plans to further invest in its India software development team, expanding both head count and capabilities in the coming 12 months to pioneer the next generation real estate technology solutions and platforms.
Chandra Dhandapani, Chief Digital & Technology Officer, CB RE, said “At CB RE, we believe that technology is a key enabler in enhancing the services and experiences we provide for our clients. This Digital& Technology Centre will serve as a catalyst for the development of next generation technologies that help our clients achieve their aspirations through real estate. This centre will give us access to world class digital talent that India is well known for.”
The CBRE Digital & Technology Centre adds to CBRE’s network of software engineering hubs and 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 execute enterprise-level digital strategies that support business objectives, 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 a new generation of best-in-class technology solutions to address the growing digitization needs of the realty sector but serve as a major draw card for India’ s world 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.
The state-of-the-art Gurugram site will host software engineers, application developers and data analysts This Centre is emblema tic of a wider enterprise shift to a client lifecycle-centric view of our technology enable ment capabilities. Further, it will enable CB RE to meet the full spectrum of its occupier and investor clients’ needs, with India playing a key role in this process.