• Haresh Kishore, Director

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  • Global market reports state that India’s urban population has grown five-folds in the last half century to approximately 430 million inhabitants and the number is expected to rise to 600 million by 2030, accounting to 40 percent of India’s total population. Despite recording strong growth prospects in housing supply, the country still faces urban housing shortage, which is undoubtedly challenging but at the same time opens new scope of opportunities for residential realty market. Discerning this urban residential need back in 1980, Kishorkumar Gokaldas (Founder & Chairman) established KG Builders to edify contemporary residential & commercial structures with modern infrastructure and advanced facilities. Following Kishorkumar's footsteps, Gayithri Punjabi-Mirza (Director) carries forward KG Builders’ deep-rooted principles and traditional values while staying abreast with modern marketing and construction methodology to cater to young growing clientele of technology and globalization era. In an exclusive conversation with CEO Insights, Gayithri unfolds KG Builders’ excellent delivery of diverse construction projects and its proactive approach instrumental in executing urban housing and commercial undertakings.

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  • 10 Best Builders - 2018

    Real estate industry has come a long way since the 1990s’ and after agriculture, real estate and building business is the second largest employer in India. With a CAGR of 13 percent, this particular industry is hands on one of the biggest contributor to the Indian economic development. Adding to the fact, studies indicate that real estate sector is expected to grow by 30 percent during the next decade which will further pave way for the to exponentially incorporate the latest and sustainable trends to not only increase the per capita contribution but impact ecologically by reducing the carbon footprint. The current growth in Indian economy has stimulated demand for land and developed real estate across several industries. This sudden demand can be attributed to the incorporation of more than two million new graduates who create a demand for 100 million square feet of office and industrial space. Initiatives such as Real Estate Regulation Act (RERA), Benami Transaction Prohibition Act, and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT) from Government of India play a crucial role to attract investments in the sector and offer housing. If regulated properly, real estate industry can increase its market growth with the improvement in the situation of other allied industries like construction, cement, financial and retail. The growth needs a steady hand and an experienced mind to reign in the undulating foray, and this is where the esteemed builders come into play by undertaking the responsibility to impart smart construction practices. After all, in comparison to other developed countries, emerging countries demonstrate more potential for growth and investments and the leaders of the Indian real estate can direct the sector to earn higher returns for investors contrasting other global countries. This paves way for the industry to become stronger, transparent and improve globally. Celebrating the efforts of these uprising industrial leaders, CEO Insights brings to you the ‘10 Best Business Builders – 2018’, saluting the spirit of these business leaders who, with their venture are not only catapulting the society towards a progressive growth but are also acting as the aggregators of the smart world, taking the next steps towards a stronger economy. An expert panel of CEOs and industrialists, along with CEO Insight Editorial Board has performed a diligent evaluation of the industry before listing the front-runners. These inspiring leaders listed are the ones who have distinguished themselves through their life achievements and will introduce our readers to the greatness of their journey, helping them a take a leaf out of their book to understand the necessities of being a business leader and build their own enterprises based on similar virtues & values.

10 Best Builders - 2018


Company Person's Name Designation Person's Profile
Surendra Hiranandani Surendra Hiranandani Founder & MD A leading real estate conglomerate known for developing iconic destination projects across India
Haresh Kishore Haresh Kishore Director Investing in a seasoned professional team with deep expertise in project management has helped us anticipate the vagaries affecting industry and take the project to completion
Gopal Sarda Gopal Sarda CEO A real estate panjandrum providing lavish housing solutions for millennials in the heart of Bengaluru by seamlessly integrating comfort and luxury with ultra-modern amenities
Bijay Agarwal Bijay Agarwal Managing Director One of India's leading Property Development, Management, and Consulting organizations building ultra-luxurious homes giving sophisticated living opportunity
Papi Reddy N & Srinivas Kumar N, Papi Reddy N & Srinivas Kumar N, Managing Directors Offering luxurious, affordable apartments aced with world-class amenities and lush greenery in the heart of Electronic City
Anand Vilayannur, CEO Anand Vilayannur, CEO Kishore Mittal, Chairman Epitomizing customer’s housing requisites for smart, sustainable abodes cemented with quality material, advanced technologies and modern designs
Anil Varma Anil Varma CEO & Director Creates happiness throughout the lifetime of customers by delivering them a portfolio of residential & commercial buildings in a timely & efficient manner and at economical costs
Dr. S.Venkatesan,  Partner & CEO Dr. S.Venkatesan, Partner & CEO V. Lavanya, Partner A construction organization executing end-to-end civil & residential projects by combining local know-how, experience and technology backbone
V. Pratish Devadoss V. Pratish Devadoss Managing Director Monitoring all its processes via SAP system and regularly updating customers at each stage of construction, this tech-savvy firm executes a fleet of residential projects ensuring every Indian has a home
Nasir Mohideen Nasir Mohideen Managing Director Pledging to exceed customer's expectations, the firm creates premium residential & commercial spaces with utmost emphasis on finer quality, details and flawlessness, at reasonable prices

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