Home Truths Post COVID!

Real Estate

The smart homes market globally was expected to reach $53.45 billion by 2022, pre-COVID. And in India, it was expected to witness a twofold increase, from $3 billion in 2020 to around $6 billion by 2022.

Pandemic after-effects

‘Necessity is the mother of invention’. And while home automation is often neglected compared to workplaces, Shveta Jain, Managing Director (Residential Services), Savills India, believes “a major event like COVID-19 will enforce the value of technologically sound and automated homes.” The pandemic is changing the way we experience our homes. 

This recalibration is likely to result in long-term changes, “be it in the design of housing projects, the adoption of technology for comf