Anuj Puri, Chairman, ANAROCK Property Consultants

I had the honour of being featured on the cover of Construction Week magazine this month. It was an incredibly interesting interview with the magazine’s dynamic editor, Jayashree Kini-Mendez.

Here are some excerpts:

What the Indian real estate sector requires today

In my opinion, only disruption can save the day for the Indian real estate sector. Both because of the groundbreaking policy reforms now in place and the changing mindset of real estate consumers, the old ways of doing business simply cannot prevail any longer.

What is required are new ideas, new ways of conducting business, and a far greater focus on accountability and transparency than has been evidenced by the industry so far. ANAROCK Property Consultants is a new benchmark for impeccable values, corporate governance and customer-focus in the Indian real estate space.

On my entrepreneurial streak

If one has it, the entrepreneurial streak is not something that will be denied for very long. I had to fulfil my obligations to my previous firm in the manner which the role required of me,