Sotheby’s real estate arm to tap HNI buyers

Sotheby’s logoSotheby’s International Realty, the real estate arm of the auction house Sotheby’s, said it is expanding its presence in the domestic market with offices in top eight metros. Even as the company plans to open its Mumbai office by mid-2017, it also plans to add two more India desk targeting Indian diaspora in Canada and Singapore. Continue reading

The Great Khali eyes gym chain

the-great-khaliThe professional wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, better known by his ring name The Great Khali, to flex his muscles at the gym, is planning to set up 50 gyms in India in a year and then look abroad. The USP being a combination of gym with fitness and wrestling.

‘’The theme of the gyms would look like a wrestling ring. As members enter the gym, Khali will greet them with an automated voice message. There will be a Khali gallery, which will display and sell merchandise like clothes and boots,’’ says Ankur Makan, Khali’s man handling the project. Continue reading

Burman Hospitality Launches First Taco Bell Outlet

Taco Bell LogoTaco Bell, the world’s largest Mexican-style quick service restaurant chain made its debut in New Delhi with its first outlet at Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj. Taco Bell announced the Delhi launch with Burman Hospitality Private Limited (BHPL), its first franchisee in India incorporated by The Burman Family, the promoters of Dabur. In addition to the grand opening in New Delhi, Taco Bell has six restaurants in Mumbai and Bangalore. Taco Bell with Burman Hospitality Private Limited aims to take the count to 25 restaurants in the next 18-24 months. Continue reading