New Delhi: Property consultant JLL India on Monday said it has formed a separate vertical to provide services to the infrastructure sector.
In a statement, JLL India said that its dedicated 'Infrastructure Services' vertical would specifically address the requirements and opportunities that the infrastructure sector will represent till 2020.
JLL is the first global property consultant to offer this service within the country, it added.
"The newly-launched Infrastructure Services business will sharpen focus for the firm's deep capabilities within the high-potential infrastructure sector," JLL India Chairman & Country Head Anuj Puri said.
He noted that the new government has imparted a huge focus on the infrastructure sector through a series of recent measures such as increased budgetary allocations, creation of a National Investment & Infrastructure Fund, plans to establish 100 Smart Cities, as well as an investment of USD 1 trillion in upscaling the country's infrastructure.
The new services vertical will be led by Shubhranshu Pani, who is transitioning from his post of Jt. Managing Director, Retail Services to lead this practice.
JLL India has presence across 11 cities with a staff strength of over 7500. It provides investors, developers, local corporates and multinational companies with a range of services in all the segments of the real estate, hospitality, healthcare and education sectors.