Colliers, a leading diversified professional services and investment management company today announced the appointment of Ramaiy Kapoor as the Managing Director, Data Center for its India business. Kapoor comes with a rich real estate experience and joins Colliers from CapitaLand where he was heading the investment & commercials division for their India Data Center business. With key achievements comprising successful deal closures of greenfield developments and collaborating with global teams on M&A deals, he has proven proficiencies in business strategy, deal structuring, negotiations, credit analysis and corporate finance, among others.
In his role at Colliers, Ramaiy will work closely with the top India leadership to capture a higher market share and drive profitability for the firm’s Data Center business. Given his exceptional business development and stakeholder management abilities and vast knowledge of the sector, he will tap into new opportunities and expand client relations.
“Colliers has always been focused on bringing in the industry’s best talent and empowering them to lead our business into the future. Ramaiy has long-standing industry relations and a reputation that precedes him. He has deep insights on the real estate acquisition process of data centers and has managed large portfolios with tenacity. His ardent knowledge on investment strategies and asset management along with his excellent track record of prime deal closures assure us that he will play a significant role in maximizing profitability for the firm.” says Sankey Prasad, Chairman & Managing Director, Colliers India.
“The Indian Data Centre industry is poised for high growth over the next decade. The times are exciting, there is an influx of interest from across the globe for investments in India in anticipation of the surge in demand and shift from on premise data centres to colocation. This is supported by conducive government policies and ecosystem. We aim to be at the forefront of this and provide complete end to end solutions for our customers across all business functions and project lifecycle. Our team has demonstrated strengths in Project Management, Building Management, Land acquisitions & Capital Markets and we are building capabilities across Leasing and Operations Management. Under the guidance of the top management, I am excited to embark on this journey and add value to the business,” added Kapoor.
In May 2023, Colliers appointed Vijaya Ganesh as the Managing Director, Industrial & Logistics Services, an industry veteran with over two decades of illustrious experience in real estate. The firm is invested in enhancing its service offerings and expanding its India capabilities to adapt to the market shifts and better serve its clients.