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The place to be: 10 reasons to invest in India

The place to be: 10 reasons to invest in India

India’s economy and business landscape are changing, ushering in a period of growth, prosperity and investment opportunities. All the ingredients are in place for India to become a world leader investment destination. Let’s look a little more closely at just a few of the more compelling reasons why investing in India is an opportunity you […]
The Eco Hotel Phenomenon and Donald Trump’s observations

The Eco Hotel Phenomenon and Donald Trump’s observations

What turns a run of the mill, resource hungry hotel into an Eco Hotel and why does it matter? Well, the clue lies partly in the question: an Eco Hotel isn’t resource hungry at all. Instead of gobbling away at all before it, an Eco Hotel sips and nibbles at its key resources: energy, water […]
Modular Construction: the answer to the shortage of skills in India

Modular Construction: the answer to the shortage of skills in India

Most Indians work in agriculture but next comes construction, and according to the latest Economic Survey the subcontinent’s real estate and construction sector is likely to create more than 15 Million jobs over the next five years, that’s three million every year. To put that in perspective less than 3 Million people are currently employed […]
An Ambition for Growth: The Roots of India’s Economic Miracle

An Ambition for Growth: The Roots of India’s Economic Miracle

Currently locked in a peculiar species of death roll with her backbenchers, Theresa May still (to her credit) seems intent on securing an orderly exit from the EU by 2020, but most economic commentators are forecasting a long term decline in UK GDP however “soft” the exit terms might be. Price Waterhouse for one are […]
Better Smart than Big: India’s Eco Hospitality Sector

Better Smart than Big: India’s Eco Hospitality Sector

The problem with global conglomerates is that they have global reach but monolithic thinking. Look how long it took Facebook to respond to high profile data breaches, with the hardly media shy Mark Zuckerberg virtually disappearing from the ubiquity of his own platform for weeks on end. Think of IBM: slow to the point of […]
Affordable Housing for India: A Perfect Storm of Opportunity

Affordable Housing for India: A Perfect Storm of Opportunity

Affordable Housing for India: A Perfect Storm of Opportunity Mumbai’s skyline has, of course, been transformed beyond recognition over recent years, but its glass pinnacles are well beyond the reach of all but its wealthiest residents. So you need to look closer to the earth to find the true driver behind the subcontinent’s resurgent real […]
What the Reserve Bank of India can teach the Bank of England

What the Reserve Bank of India can teach the Bank of England

Inflation, as it happens, is also attracting considerable attention not only on the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England but also at the Reserve Bank of India which anticipated recent events in Threadneedle Street by raising its own interest rate to 6.5%. That came hard on the heels of a hike of 0.25% […]
India’s urban challenge and Modular Construction

India’s urban challenge and Modular Construction

“We must run as fast as we can just to stay in one place… and if you want to go anywhere we must run twice as fast as that.” (Alice in Wonderland). As well as having an engaging smile, indeed sometimes only an engaging smile, the Cheshire Cat’s advice to Alice demonstrated wisdom beyond his […]

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