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Macro awarded first residential FM appointment in India

Macro, the facilities management arm of global consultancy and construction firm, Mace, has a won a contract to manage The Crest, a luxury residential development of 765 units across six towers in DLF5, Gurugram, India.

Macro currently manages a number of other properties in India on behalf of Invesco, a long-term global client. The Crest will be Macro’s first project with India’s largest real estate development company, DLF, and its first residential project in India.

The new contract will see Macro deliver facilities and estate management services in the common areas of The Crest condominium, including security, grounds keeping, lift maintenance, landscaping, cleaning and pest control across the project’s 8.8 acres.

Mace’s consultancy arm has been delivering project management services on the development since its inception in 2012.

Aakash Ohri, Senior Executive Director, DLF, said: “Over the past five years, Mace has delivered fantastic results for us, managing a number of our residential and commercial projects.

‘Over this period, our relationship has gone from strength to strength. We are very confident in our appointment of Macro’s team to deliver a world-class service for the residents of The Crest.”

Manny Sagar, Managing Director, APAC for Macro, added: “We’re obviously very proud that DLF5 has chosen us to manage its new luxury residential project. 

“This appointment is a demonstration of both Mace’s commitment to delivering excellent services to our clients and the great synergies between our consultancy and our operations teams. 

“We look forward to taking over the scheme when Mace hands it over to DLF5 in early 2018, and we will work closely with our client and colleagues to ensure that the new development is operating perfectly for its new residents.”

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