The Life Interview With Ashish Manchharam

8M Real Estate's Ashish Manchharam gives shophouses a new lease of life

Managing director Ashish Manchharam's 8M Real Estate has acquired more than 40 properties worth about $500 million in Chinatown and the Central Business District

Mr Ashish Manchharam, managing director of 8M Real Estate, finds a thrill in revitalising old spaces.

The real estate investment and management firm, which he founded in 2014, has carved out a niche in the conservation shophouse sector here, acquiring and redeveloping more than 40 properties worth about $500 million in Chinatown and the Central Business District.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 18, 2018, with the headline 'Giving shophouses a new lease of life'. Print Edition | Subscribe