Resurgence of REITs in Asia Pacific with Vinod Rohira of Mindspace REIT

Episode 18,   Jun 20, 2021, 03:58 PM

Welcome to the APREA Podcast: Investing In Asian Real Estate Assets. The theme of this series is “Resurgence of REITs in Asia Pacific”, featuring REITs’ CEOs highlighting markets’ opportunities, strategies, and their professional journey. This series is proudly brought to you by Link Asset Management Limited.

In this episode, journalist Mark Cooper speaks with Vinod Rohira who is the Chief Executive Officer of Mindspace Business Parks REIT, one of the largest Grade-A office portfolios in India. Here, Vinod speaks about challenges of floating and operating an office REIT during the pandemic, and how he has dealt with multiple stakeholders in this challenging time. 

Given Mindspace’s commitment to sustainability; Vinod also shares what are the particular challenges of trying to develop and manage realty assets’ sustainably in India, and what changes Vinod would like to see to the India REIT code, in order for the sector to thrive.