Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • Charu Thapar

About Charu Thapar

Charu Thapar, as the Head of Strategy and Platform – Property & Asset Management Asia Pacific, is responsible for the overall property management operations across a portfolio spanning c.200 million sq. ft, consisting of over 275 properties spread across multiple property types, including Commercial Office Buildings, Retail Malls, Residential Complexes and a major sporting arena, across the country. Having recently venturing into the consulting domain, Charu's team delivers successful assignments in Financial & Budget modeling, CAM Benchmarking, Building Appraisals, Risk & Compliance Audits for Townships, Office and Residential complexes and the newly defined ‘super tall buildings’.

In her role, Charu is responsible for the business unit’s strategic direction, manages a 2,500 member strong team, provide executive oversight to the P&L and steers growth for the PAM business operations…


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About Charu Thapar

Charu Thapar, as the Head of Strategy and Platform – Property & Asset Management Asia Pacific, is responsible for the overall property management operations across a portfolio spanning c.200 million sq. ft, consisting of over 275 properties spread across multiple property types, including Commercial Office Buildings, Retail Malls, Residential Complexes and a major sporting arena, across the country. Having recently venturing into the consulting domain, Charu's team delivers successful assignments in Financial & Budget modeling, CAM Benchmarking, Building Appraisals, Risk & Compliance Audits for Townships, Office and Residential complexes and the newly defined ‘super tall buildings’.

In her role, Charu is responsible for the business unit’s strategic direction, manages a 2,500 member strong team, provide executive oversight to the P&L and steers growth for the PAM business operations across the country while contributing c. 15% of the firm’s overall revenues.

Experience
Charu is a senior industry veteran with over 24 years of experience in Real Estate, of which 15 years is within the field of Asset and Property Management. She is a member of Asia Pacific Executive Leadership for PAM, Asia Pacific Premium Asset Group, Asia Pacific Premium Residential Group and the India Leadership Council.

Prior to joining JLL, Charu worked with Cushman & Wakefield where she was the Managing Director – Asset Services Client Solutions, Asia Pacific with exposure to establishing, consolidating and implementing best practices in China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, Indonesia and India. She has expertise in Cost Management, Business Development, Client Relations, Technology and Systems as well as servicing various local and international clients. Charu was awarded the ‘Leading Global Client Solutions Professional 2006’ as well as the “C&W Honors 2007” awards, the highest professional recognitions within the organization.

In her past, Charu has also worked with Colliers Jardine and the Taj Group of Hotels. She is additionally has served on the Board of the IFMA Mumbai Chapter, is a member of RICS, and leads the Diversity and CSR Initatives for JLL.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Board of Trustees, Trustee (2017 – Present)
  • Past Roles:
  • Annual Conference, Session Chair (Australia 2017)

Events/Initiatives Involving Charu Thapar

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

20 Oct 2018, Event Report – CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on…

CTBUH Trustees Convene in Dubai

20 Oct 2018, Event Report – The CTBUH Board of Trustees met for the second time in 2018, just prior to the 2018…

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

20 Oct 2018, Event Report – CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during…

Events/Initiatives Involving Charu Thapar

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on the year's developments and to plan for 2019.
CTBUH Trustees Convene in Dubai
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
The CTBUH Board of Trustees met for the second time in 2018, just prior to the 2018 Middle East Conference, to undertake high level discussions on the Council's future.
Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during the Middle East Conference for a discussion on the Council's regional growth and global initiatives.
CTBUH Board of Trustees Travels to Hawaii
22-24 Mar 2018, Honolulu – Event Report
The CTBUH Trustees from Chicago, New York, London, Mumbai, and Hong Kong gathered to attend the main annual Trustees meeting.
CTBUH Trustees Hold 18th Meeting at 2017 Australia Conference
29 Oct 2017, Sydney – Event Report
The Board of Trustees convened for the second time in 2017, just prior to the Australia Conference. This meeting marked a few significant changes to the Board.
CTBUH Leaders Connect at 2017 Conference
29 Oct 2017, Sydney – Event Report
The Annual Leaders Meeting was held the day before the start of the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, bringing together the Council’s leaders.

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Charu Thapar Related Resources

Polycentric Cities: The Future of Vertical Urbanism

Oct 2018 – CTBUH Journal 2018 Issue IV
William Baker, SOM; Santiago Calatrava, Calatrava International; Rob Devereux, ICD Brookfield Management Ltd, et al.

Charu Thapar Related Papers/Research

Polycentric Cities: The Future of Vertical Urbanism
Oct 2018 – CTBUH Journal 2018 Issue IV; William Baker, SOM; Santiago Calatrava, Calatrava International; Rob Devereux, ICD Brookfield Management Ltd, et al.
As we approach the new normality of cities housing 10 million or more inhabitants, those best positioned for the future are evolving along polycentric, multi-nodal lines, with several central business districts, ideally all offering something…