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General | August 2018

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ONE BRIGADE APP

ONE BRIGADE APP

YOUR GATEWAY TO THE WORLD OF BRIGADE One Brigade is designed to be that one app through which you can explore and discover various offerings of Brigade Group, ranging from offers and discounts at the Orion Malls, our Hospitality Clubs, our partners like the Sheraton, Grand Mercure, Holiday Inn & others, and of course our residential projects...

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General | August 2018

Brigade Easy Home Packages

Brigade Easy Home Packages

Brigade has launched yet another Customer Friendly Initiative, Brigade+ Easy Home Packages. This new initiative will be a one-stop solution for home buyers, who can buy a home and move into it without the hassles of making it livable and assuring ‘peace of mind’. Home buyers will have the convenience of dealing with a ‘single wind...

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General | August 2018

Managed Villas

Managed Villas

In an attempt to widen Brigade’s offerings to customers and go beyond building homes, we now introduce bespoke conveniences that include Property Management, Catering and Concierge Services. Be it a weekend getaway or hassle-free daily living, our experienced team at Brigade Hospitality will offer a range of tailor-made options at our prestig...

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General | August 2018

PROJECT MANAGEMENT PRACTITIONERS’ CONFERENCE

PROJECT MANAGEMENT PRACTITIONERS’ CONFERENCE

The 18th edition of Project Management Practitioners’ Conference (PMPC) saw strategic thought leaders, experts and professionals coming together to chalk out the roadmap for the future of the industry. Mr. M R Jaishankar was the Chief Guest at the Engineering & Construction Symposium that was part of the event held on 12 July 2018 at NIMH...

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General | August 2018

ON A GREEN MISSION

ON A GREEN MISSION

What started out as a pledge to plant 30,000 trees across Bengaluru a few years ago, today is creating a green wave of change in the city. This year, on 2 June 2018, trees were planted at our upcoming project, Brigade Panorama at Mysore Road, coinciding with the World Environment Day. The event was attended by existing clients, the project teams an...

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General | August 2018

In conversation with Nirupa Shankar

In conversation with Nirupa Shankar

What was the founding vision of Brigade’s accelerator program and how is it supported? Brigade Real Estate Accelerator Program (REAP) was set up with a vision to leveraging cutting-edge technology to bring in operational efficiencies to the industry. Our mission is to help young entrepreneurs and innovators to create sustainable businesses f...

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General | August 2018

Corporate Social Responsibility

BEAUTIFICATION OF SANDAL SOAP FACTORY METRO STATION PILLARS Over the years, as part of our CSR initiatives we have rejuvenated lakes, redeveloped parks and playgrounds, planted trees and participated in spot fixes to make Bengaluru greener. On 23 June 2018, 50 Brigade employees along with The Ugly Indian team painted the pillars and walls at...

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General | August 2018

Indian Music Experience

SOFT LAUNCH OF IME The soft launch of The Indian Music Experience - the first of its kind music museum was held between 18 & 20 May 2018, in conjunction with International Museum Day. The event was attended by over 1500 visitors. This marked the culmination of 8 years in the effort of setting up this unique museum, that features state-of...

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General | August 2018

Finance

NOW, A HOME FOR ALL Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) is a programme by Government of India to ensure Housing for all by 2022. Under this scheme, affordable houses will be built in selected cities and towns using eco-friendly construction methods for the benefit of the urban population in India. Also, under the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme, ...

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General | August 2018

THE WORLD OF BRIGADE

THE WORLD OF BRIGADE

   

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General | August 2018

Tax benefits of investing in real estate

Tax benefits of investing in real estate

Buying a home is a dream for many. Apart from steady appreciation and high returns, it also provides homeowners with security and peace of mind, which is a blessing on its own. Real estate, unlike other forms of investment, is tangible. The joy of stepping into a home that you own, is a feeling that cannot be surpassed. To make it more attractive t...

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General | August 2018

Five smart home appliances for your home

Five smart home appliances for your home

It is said that a loving family is the heart of a home. But today, with the advent of digital technology, you can give your home a brain as well! Smart home appliances not only offer the benefit of convenience, but they also provide much-needed security and connectivity. They are quick, reliable and play a significant role in promoting an urban lif...

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General | August 2018

5 environmental-friendly practices you need to follow this Ozone Day

5 environmental-friendly practices you need to follow this Ozone Day

As the saying goes – The Earth does not belong to us, we belong to the Earth. Our quest to live a luxurious and comfortable life in a well-developed metropolitan city has unfortunately taken a toll on our environment, and it is now time for us to pay back. With Ozone Day approaching this September 16th, let’s take a look at the simple e...

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General | August 2018

House decorating ideas for a rented property

House decorating ideas for a rented property

Home décor complements one’s way of life and if done well, creates a cozy cocoon where one can rest and de-stress till it’s time to transform into a social butterfly again. It is safe to say that your home décor is an extension of your style and personality. However, if you are living in a rented apartment, you often have ...

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General | August 2018

Mahatma Gandhi’s statue at Brigade Gateway Campus, Bangalore

Mahatma Gandhi’s statue at Brigade Gateway Campus, Bangalore

The statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled by Shri. Gopalkrishna Gandhi the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi at Brigade Gateway campus, Bangalore. Padma Vibhushan Dr. K Kasturirangan and M.R. Jaishankar, CMD of Brigade Group presided over the occasion. Over a 1000 people witnessed the unveiling ceremony of this Mahatma Gandhi statue in Bangalore. Briga...

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General | August 2018

A guide to paying property tax in Bangalore

A guide to paying property tax in Bangalore

Property tax is a recurring payment to be made by property owners to a municipal body of the state in which they own a property. In Bangalore, property tax is paid to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) by April 30th of every year. The amount to be paid as tax varies based on which zone the property is located in. This tax is used by the ...

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General | August 2018

Top things to consider before buying a property

Top things to consider before buying a property

Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions in every individual’s life. It is not only an emotional milestone for many but is also a huge financial step that demands a lot of planning and research. Whether you are a first time home buyer or a seasoned investor, listed below are the top things to consider before buying a property. Idea...

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General | August 2018

Here's why investing in the outskirts of Bangalore is a good idea

Here's why investing in the outskirts of Bangalore is a good idea

Aptly referred to as the Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore has witnessed a massive real estate boom because of the IT explosion in the city. The property market is fast seeping into the outskirts of the city, making them the next hot destination to invest in. If you are a first time home buyer planning to buy a property in Bangalore, then the outs...

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General | August 2018

Best residential localities in Chennai to invest in

Best residential localities in Chennai to invest in

The tropical city of Chennai has always been synonymous with a thriving real estate industry. From unmatched social infrastructure to a multitude of posh localities, Chennai is every investor’s go-to destination for luxurious properties with high returns. Listed below are the best residential localities in Chennai to invest in. OMR Buying a ...

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General | August 2018

5 Easy Tips to make your home decor ready for the Festive Season

5 Easy Tips to make your home decor ready for the Festive  Season

Festivals are synonymous with love, laughter and timeless memories. However, all these elements can be cherished even more with a gorgeous backdrop of décor trends that complement the livelihood of the season. Read on for the top home décor ideas you can incorporate in your home to embrace the spirit of the festivities. Follow the li...

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General | August 2018

Decoding Productivity: Why Good Lighting Is Critical in Any Office

Decoding Productivity: Why Good Lighting Is Critical in Any Office

Architecture and design in an office space is a major factor that induces productivity and better quality of work.  While organizations constantly work towards providing a healthier lifestyle for their employees by providing them with snacks, discounts on gym memberships and in house fitness centres, it is still important to understand how bus...

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General | August 2018

Reasons why courtyard villa is the upcoming trendsetter in the luxury realty market

Reasons why courtyard villa is the upcoming trendsetter in the luxury realty market

Whether you are a first time home buyer or a regular investor, there are a number of things to consider before buying a property. The first of these factors, of course, is zeroing in on the right property. With the number of options available today, real estate investors are spoilt for choice when it comes to buying a new home. Courtyard villas are...

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General | August 2018

Workplace Design: The Key to Retain Talent

Workplace Design: The Key to Retain Talent

Image Source: Pexels   One size doesn’t fit all and unfortunately, when it comes to office design, that is the reality of businesses. The ideal workspace can vary from business to business and a study conducted by SAPIO Research concluded that 48% said design would significantly influence their decision to stay with a company. With ta...

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General | August 2018

Millennials As a Workforce: Choices and Preferences

Millennials As a Workforce: Choices and Preferences

Image Source: Pexels   While there are numerous workforce dynamics that impact businesses, understanding the preferences of young professionals with respect to the workspace can help organizations acquire an edge in todays talent war. According to Deloitte’s Seventh Annual Millennial Survey 80 percent of millennials feel business succe...

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General | August 2018

Three Things Every Working Parent Can Do To Achieve Work-life Balance

Three Things Every Working Parent Can Do To Achieve Work-life Balance

Image Source: https://images.unsplash.com/   Parenting is a full-time job by itself, yet many juggle a full time position along with their personal responsibilities. With every family being unique and different, it is rather clear that there is no universal formula for finding work-life balance. However the benefits of it are many as it can ...

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General | August 2018

Buckle up - The Year-End Bonanza is here!

Buckle up - The Year-End Bonanza is here!

  As the year-end approaches, it is time to prepare ourselves for fresh opportunities and set life goals that help us grow. One such goal on every individual’s bucket list is buying a home. Whether it is as an investment to enjoy high returns or a security shield to safeguard your family, buying a home is nothing short of a milestone....

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General | August 2018

Why are millennials interested in real estate investing?

Why are millennials interested in real estate investing?

The average age of homebuyers investing in the booming real estate sector of the nation is constantly decreasing. This only proves that an increasing number of millennials are thinking long-term and turning to the flourishing property sector of India for high returns and life-long security. It is always a good idea to start early when it comes to i...

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General | August 2018

DIY home décor ideas for decorating your home this Christmas

DIY home décor ideas for decorating your home this Christmas

The vibrant festival of Christmas is often synonymous with love, laughter and liveliness. From setting up a magnificent tree to giving thoughtful presents, it is a festival when families and friends come together for an enormous celebration. Apart from the scrumptious spread and laughter-filled conversations, the one aspect that really amps up the ...

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General | August 2018

IFSC: A Boon to the Indian financial sector

IFSC: A Boon to the Indian financial sector

With the world economies developing rapidly, various countries across the globe have started to develop International Financial Services Centres (IFSC) to provide global financial services with countries such as New York, London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Singapore in the lead. The Indian economy has also started to pick up the pace, making ...

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General | August 2018

Three Simple Energy Saving Initiatives To Power Change in the Workplace!

Three Simple Energy Saving Initiatives To Power Change in the Workplace!

Office buildings represent approximately 17 percent of energy use in commercial buildings nationwide and consume the maximum amount of energy than any other building type. Therefore managing business energy usage & ensuring that it is as efficient as possible can positively impact a business. Reducing energy wastage & making the use of it e...

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General | August 2018

Dos and Don’ts for renting out your house

Dos and Don’ts for renting out your house

Enjoying high returns in the form of rental income is one of the biggest benefits of investing in real estate. However, whether you are a first-time home buyer or an experienced investor, letting your property out for rent can be tricky. From the types of tenants, you prefer to the expected rental rates, there are a plethora of factors that influen...

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General | August 2018

Taking a Break Can Help One Be More Productive: Here’s why

Taking a Break Can Help One Be More Productive: Here’s why

While many leave their vacation time unused, the undeniable fact is that taking a break can actually benefit one in multiple ways. With the holiday season already on, it’s time to stop working too hard, head for the beach & enjoy the career rewards.  While deadlines at work loom in sight it is also important to take a break from the ...

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General | August 2018

Brigade – Year in review

Brigade – Year in review

As 2018 comes to an end, it is time we look back at the milestones of success that have motivated us to raise the bar high in our quest to transform the skyline of the country. From informative events that educate first time home buyers on all they need to know about real estate investment to spectacular new launches with irresistible offers, it ha...

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General | August 2018

How to Set Realistic Goals in the Office This Year & To Achieve Them

How to Set Realistic Goals in the Office This Year & To Achieve Them

With the New Year standing before us like a fresh chapter in a book, it is time to start indulging in retrospection and re-evaluating life goals & choices in order to plan for the months ahead. New Year resolutions provide the perfect opportunity for those who want to work on themselves & bring certain changes that were previously decided u...

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General | August 2018

Attract the Live-Work-Play Generation With Experiential Mixed-use Offices

Attract the Live-Work-Play Generation With Experiential Mixed-use Offices

With cities growing bigger and local travel time getting longer than expected, the concept of mixed-use developments is gaining momentum and millennials are celebrating. While mixed-use spaces are known to be use as a tool to bring out individuality and work-life balances for employees, there are three major factors why office space in such develop...

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General | August 2018

Prevent Work Burnouts By Spending More Time With Your Family

Prevent Work Burnouts By Spending More Time With Your Family

We are all aware of a term commonly used when describing the current social scenario - rat race! And it is true. People are moving at breakneck speed and dealing with cutthroat competition, always trying to top the last goal and it is never-ending. This obsession of going above and beyond the last achievement is making people dedicate their entire ...

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General | August 2018

Colour colour, which colour do you choose?

Colour colour, which colour do you choose?

Choosing the right colours for your home can be a daunting task. Going over the different catalogues, nit-picking the hues and shades, and coordinating the tones with your furniture, can all be quite taxing. As difficult as it may seem, choosing the right shade of paint for your house is a crucial aspect that requires considerable time and thought....

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General | August 2018

Five Scientifically Proven Ways To Make Work More Enjoyable.

Five Scientifically Proven Ways To Make Work More Enjoyable.

People all are busy in their own ways and their offices take up a major chunk of their time! Some even put in extra hours at work. But sitting on one’s desk constantly is just taking them closer to burnout. It is crucial that people make their workspaces a place where they don’t mind staying for such long hours. A place that helps them...

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General | August 2018

The Future of Wellness in the Workspace

The Future of Wellness in the Workspace

Organizations, with the new era, are adopting more employee friendly layouts for their office spaces to increase productivity and employee engagement. With more innovative workspaces (mixed-use developments) in the mix, organizations are seeing a more productive and enthusiastic workforce. Today, many employees are spending more than 40 hours a we...

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General | August 2018

Building A Women-centric Workplace Is This Simple

Building A Women-centric Workplace Is This Simple

The society is moving towards time and age where women are a lot more empowered and are seeing themselves in high positions. They are out there making a mark for themselves in the various industries they touch. But there is an underlying issue that is slowly changing, of making workplaces more women-centric. How do we make workplaces more women-fr...

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General | August 2018

Do Power Naps At Work Improve Job Productivity: Insights

Do Power Naps At Work Improve Job Productivity: Insights

The world just saw World Sleep Day and observed it globally and they raised some important questions and appalling statistics in terms of global sleep patterns. But let’s first address the basic question: Why do we observe World Sleep Day? World Sleep Day is an annually celebrated occasion which is a call to action for the world to stress up...

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General | August 2018

A Quick Guide To Conserve Water At The Office

A Quick Guide To Conserve Water At The Office

Today, our natural resources need the most amount of conservation and are slowly moving towards depleting. It has now become our duty to, in our own little ways, conserve them. One such resource is water. On a daily basis, there are a lot of instances where we see water being wasted mercilessly. While many people have adopted various ways to conse...

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General | August 2018

Harmony At Work: How The Music At WTC Bangalore's Lobby Helps Employees

Harmony At Work: How The Music At WTC Bangalore's Lobby Helps Employees

Since time immemorial we have known music to affect our mood. The kind of music we listen to determines our mood for that moment. So it is safe to say that music is a very influential tool to keep us focussed or relaxed in different instances. Music has also been used as a tool to communicate emotions and thoughts by humans. Through a certain type ...

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General | August 2018

Mindfulness At Work: Conquer Your Day With Productivity

Mindfulness At Work: Conquer Your Day With Productivity

The one thing we all can relate to is the stress of being on the job. We have targets to achieve, deadlines to meet and quality to uphold. And maintaining all of that can sometimes get the best of us and the stress just doesn’t let anything happen right. Even when we try to stay positive and mindful we are often targeted with less than desira...

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General | August 2018

Preserving Nature: The Age Old Banyan Tree at Brigade Tech Gardens

Preserving Nature: The Age Old Banyan Tree at Brigade Tech Gardens

Earth Day, a day to celebrate nature is just around the corner and corporates are bringing their A-game. The stress on conserving “natural capital” is now a key discussion organizations are having. By natural capital we mean, the air, water, land and living organisms that provide the goods and services critical for supporting all life. ...

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General | August 2018

Celebrating the Backbone of Brigade: Our Labour Force

Celebrating the Backbone of Brigade: Our Labour Force

International Labour Day is a significant day observed to recognize and celebrate the efforts and achievements of workers. Tracing back to its origins, the concept of Labour Day evolved from the Labour Union Movement. This movement holds great significance for Labour Day as it grew out of the need to protect the common interest of laborers, in orde...

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General | August 2018

The Walk To Work Evolution: Mixed-Use Offices On The Rise

The Walk To Work Evolution: Mixed-Use Offices On The Rise

Office spaces in the current scenario have undergone a major transformation in the past decade. From traditional office spaces, we are now looking at mixed-use commercial developments.  To put it in simple terms, mixed-use development is a type of urban development strategy that blends residential, commercial, cultural, institutional, or enter...

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Much has happened since the publication of the last issue of Brigade Insight - Indian economy has become stronger with the positive impact of GST taking shape,

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