What once considered to be a ‘Male-Preferred’ market, the perception about the real estate market has changed a lot in the last few years. The sector, like any other growth-oriented sectors, now prefer talent over the gender. ATS Infrastructures, leading from the front, appoints Asma Javed as AVP where she will take care of its Retail, Commercial & Business Development portfolios.
Asma Javed brings on the table more than 15 years of rich experience in retail and commercial leasing, with some of the renowned MNCs as her clients. Team RealtyMyths got an opportunity for a candid conversation with Asma at her new office.
Asma Javed shared her views on the recent trends in the retail and commercial real estate and said that apart from IT, ITes and e-Commerce segments, single brand retail is also gearing up in India and with names like IKEA opening their stores, the future of retail leasing looks bright.
She also spoke about the perception-change in the real estate sector. She said the companies now prefer talent over gender. This has helped female professionals prove their metal in real estate as well.
Talking about her personal life and how she strikes balance between personal and professional lives, she said for her the profession is the passion and her social work towards uplifting and strengthening deprived women acts as refreshment which revitalises her to strive more.