K RAHEJA CORP
A LEGACY SPANNING SIX DECADES
A LEGACY SPANNING SIX DECADES
Besides innovation and dynamism, the main driving force behind the success of K Raheja Corp is its strong insight into evolving consumer needs and its persistent strife to deliver complete satisfaction to clients. It has been the ever growing passion of the Company to foster distinctive projects that revolutionize the way people live and work. K Raheja Corp’s endeavor is to transform spaces, as it develops state-of-the-art structures that deliver on both innovation and functionality. With several million square feet developed and much more underway, each of K Raheja Corp’s diverse projects, strive to set a standard of their own.
To be a trusted leader in the realty industry,
as a creator of enduring experiences for customers, partners and employees alike.
Our values are the basis on which we build a strong and shared culture across all functions and regions.
Chairman, K Raheja Corp
Mr. Chandru L Raheja is a well acknowledged authority and a doyen of the real estate industry. Over the last 4 decades, he has played an instrumental role in helping the industry evolve to its present level of sophistication.
It was his farsightedness and guidance that helped K Raheja Corp’s transition from being a real estate developer, to a well-diversified Corporate with successful businesses across the industries of retail with Shoppers Stop and Crossword; retail development with Inorbit Mall; hospitality with eminent hotels like the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre, Westin – Hyderabad, Whitefield Marriott - Bengaluru, Four Points by Sheraton – Navi Mumbai, JW Marriott – Juhu and the latest addition - JW Marriott at Sahar-Mumbai. The core business of real estate, in addition to offering residential landmarks with luxury offerings like Vivarea in Mumbai, also houses commercial business parks named Mindspace and Commerzone, and with over 4 lakh employees operating at these commercial spaces, both of them are now the foremost choices for office spaces of large MNCs entering the country.
Mr. Raheja has also steered the Company’s expansion into newer geographies across India viz. Pune, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Chennai and Goa. Apart from the various awards in the national and international arena, K Raheja Corp is also widely recognised for its contributions in the green building space and its exemplary HR practices, both of which were encouraged and fostered by Mr. Raheja himself. The veteran has been bestowed with the very prestigious Hospitality industry award titled the ‘HIFI Hall of Fame Award’ in 2013; the extremely befitting ‘Lifetime Achievement Award by NDTV Property’ at their 2016 Annual Property Awards ceremony; and the ‘10th CNBC Awaaz Real Estate Awards 2016’ - in recognition for the immeasurable contributions made to the real estate industry.
His leadership style has led to the development of a strong people-first culture in the company and also places a high value on giving back to environment. A philanthropist, Mr. Raheja has actively contributed towards society as a conscious corporate citizen. He is a trustee of the Diabetic Association of India, which specialises in the cure and care of diabetic patients at the S. L. Raheja Hospital in Mumbai; He is also the President of Sadhana Education society which runs L. S. Raheja College of Arts & Commerce located at Juhu, and is also associated with the L. S. Raheja School of Arts and Architecture at Bandra, Mumbai. Mr. Raheja is also an executive member of MDRI, a registered NGO, working actively in the sourcing of bone marrow donors.
With far-sightedness and some of the best in class practices, Mr. C.L. Raheja has set the foundation for a rock solid future for the Group.
Group President, K Raheja Corp
An Entrepreneur, and an MBA from the London Business School, Ravi has almost 25 years of comprehensive experience across real estate, retail and hospitality, right from the grassroots level to the C-suite. His multivariate experience and an inherent acumen for judging correctly has led him to spearhead business development for the Real Estate arm of the Group, and take it to greater heights. He also plays a key role in guiding the teams of finance, corporate strategy and planning, for the retail and hospitality divisions of the Company.
Fueled by his vast experience of over two decades in the industry, Ravi is actively involved in charting the future growth of K Raheja Corp and each of its businesses and has been a catalyst in the company’s evolution from a family owned business to a professionally managed and growing corporate.
A respected name in India Inc. Ravi is an active contributor to the industry through premier forums such as Indian Green Building Council, where he serves as the Chairman (Mumbai chapter), and is also a member of the World Economic Forum.
Known for his benevolence and an innate need to give back to the society, Ravi plays a key role in the group’s philanthropic initiatives through K. Raheja Foundation, Sadhana Education Society and S. L. Raheja Hospital.
Having built an excellent foundation Ravi spearheads the next phase of growth for the Group.
Group President, K Raheja Corp
Real estate scion, Neel Raheja began his odyssey with the family empire at the young age of 18. With a strong background in finance, a degree in Law from the Mumbai University, and an alumnus of the Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts (OPM Program), Neel has extended the brand beyond the realms of real estate, into related areas. Working his way to the top, he has earned his place at the helm of the Company, scaling it to new heights.
K. Raheja Corp was already an established name in the real estate sector; however Neel had a larger vision for the firm and over the last 17 years, has piloted the diversification of the Group’s business from real estate development to retail and hospitality.
The Group President has been instrumental in setting up premium hotels in the country. A few notable luxury properties are The Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre, J W Marriott Hotel Juhu and Sahar, Whitefield Marriott, Bengaluru and Westin, Hyderabad.
Neel has also been the cornerstone in establishing the K Raheja Corp’s retail brands Shoppers Stop, Inorbit Mall and Crossword, working hand in hand with the best from the industry, growing each brand to where they stand today.
Perceiving the need for intelligent work spaces, he then brought to life ‘Mindspace’ IT Parks across India – currently present in Malad, Mumbai, HITEC City, Hyderabad and Airoli, Navi Mumbai.
A reputed and respected name in the industry, Neel chairs some of the most important committees that shape key industry developments. He is the Co-Chair at CII-National Committee on Real Estate and Housing, Vice Chairman of CORENET, an Advisory Committee member of MCHI-CREDAI, and the Chairman, India Chapter of APREA.