Anuj Puri is Chairman & Country Head at JLL India, the country's largest premier real estate services company, and is responsible for the overall direction, strategy and growth of the Firm. He is also a key member of JLL's Asia Pacific Leadership Group, as well as its Global Head of Retail Leasing. Anuj is among the most respected leaders in the Indian real estate industry, and an acknowledged expert on India’s real estate opportunities both within India and across the globe. He oversees a team of over 8500 employees across 11 cities in India, and enjoys strong relationships with private investors as well as local and global corporates, and interacts regularly with key clients to uncover opportunities in the rapidly emerging Indian real estate market. He has over 26 years of experience in multi-disciplinary advisory and transactions, and has successfully handled marketing of projects within Office, Retail, Hospitality and Residential real estate domains. His vast expertise also encompasses feasibility studies, program requirement derivation as well as fund and investor sourcing.
In a major announcement that promises to revolutionize India's retail industry and improve "ease of doing business", the Modi government has cleared the Model Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Services) Act 2015. This will allow all public amusement establishments with at least 10 employees -- such as restaurants, local markets, shopping malls and movie theatres -- to operate 24x7.