Bangalore has grown to become one of the fastest growing metros in the country and the growth is only expected to continue. Buying your first house or apartment is a huge moment- one filled with happiness and pride. In today’s world, with real estate prices fluctuating so much and housing being a sector with a lot of potential, it has become more important than ever to invest in the right option. With so many groups and developers focusing on the housing and development sector, here’s a look at some of the best builders in Bangalore.
1) Prestige Group
The Prestige Group has over 32 years of experience in the field of real estate and is has now become a major player within the industry. The brand has grown to become South India’s leading property developer.The Track2Realty’s 2018 Consumer Confidence Report ranked them as the 3rd most trusted brand out of 500 developers nationwide.
Their presence can most significantly be felt in cities such as Cochin, Chennai, Bangalore, Mangalore, Goa and Hyderabad. They have spearheaded several award-winning project and has throughout the years built a diverse portfolio that covers retail, residential, leisure and commercial sectors.
2) Sobha Limited
Sobha Limited has established themselves as one of the most prominent real estate developers in India. The company was founded in 1995 and has since seen phenomenal growth. The company has garnered so much trust throughout its illustrious career that it came out first in the
Track2Realty’s 2018 Consumer Confidence Report. The company is based in Bangalore and focuses mainly on residential and contractual projects. The company designs villas, presidential apartments and villas, luxury apartments, row houses and plotted projects.
The Sobha group has as of September 30th, 2018, completed projects that span over 96.48 million square feet of area.The group has extended its presence to Bangalore, Gurgaon, Chennai, Pune, Coimbatore, Thrissur, Calicut, Cochin and Mysore. Overall, the Sobha group has projects in over 26 cities and 13 states across India.
3) Godrej Properties
Godrej Properties is a developer in India that has been able to uphold the values of innovation, growth and sustainability of the Godrej Group. The group has been in existence for over 121 years and was ranked second in the Track2Realty’s 2018 Consumer Confidence Report. Over the course of its existence, the company has received over 200 awards, which include-
the “Real Estate Company Of The Year” at the Construction Week India Awards 2015, ‘Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability’ for the year 2015 by Institute Of Directors (IOD), “Most Reliable Builder for 2014” at the CNBC AWAAZ Real Estate Awards 2014, “Innovation Leader in Real Estate” award at the NDTV Property Awards 2014 and “Popular Choice – Developer of the Year” award by ET NOW in 2013.
4) Brigade Group
The Brigade Group, which has its headquarters in Bangalore, was founded in 1986 and is one of South India’s most prominent real estate companies. Mr. P.V. Maiya is the independent Director of the Brigade Group and the company is mainly focused on property development.
The company has offices in several cities such as Chennai, Chikmagalur, Hyderabad, Kochi, Mangalore, and Mysore. It has an office in Dubai and is also represented in the USA.
Puravankara Builders was the first developer in India to obtain a FDI license. The group has successfully completed over 48 residential projects and 2 commercial projects that occupy more than 23.5 million square feet. This was achieved by indulging in a joint venture with the Singapore based company- Keppel Land Limited, which serves as the the property arm of the 54% government owned conglomerate, Keppel Corporation Limited.
The group has its headquarters in Mumbai and has completed projects in cities such as Bangalore, Kochi, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Mysore and overseas in Dubai, Colombo and Saudi-Arabia. The Puravankara Group won the 1998 award of ‘Finaliste, International Prix d’Excellence’’ for its project “Purva Park” in Bangalore.
6) Embassy Group
Embassy Group, which was established in 1993 and led by Jitu Virwani, Chairman and Managing Director of the group has grown to become a prominent real estate developer thanks to its professional work ethics and hardworking sensibilities. Over the last three decades, the firm has begun work,developed and finished work on over 8 Million Sq. Ft. of residential assets and another 15 Million Sq. Ft. is ongoing development.
The group has projects in Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Coimbatore, Serbia in Eastern Europe and Malaysia. Some of their most luxurious projects include the Embassy Boulevard – a luxury gated community, Embassy Grove- a villament lifestyle in the heart of the city, Embassy Pristine – lake-front green homes, Four Seasons Private Residences and Embassy Lake Terraces. All these projects have helped to develop an identity for the Group that is synonymous with quality and robustness.
7) Salarpuria Sattva Group
Salarpuria Sattva Group is one of India’s leading property development and management companies. The group was founded in 1986 and built its headquarters in Bangalore in 1993 in a small 20000 sq ft. of land.
The Group has now grown to include projects that cover over 24 million sq.ft, with 38 million sq.ft under construction and another 30 million sq ft in development. Over 3 decades of unwavering commitment to quality has resulted in the company growing to include projects in over 5 major cities in India.
8) Shriram Properties
Shriram Properties, which is a part of the Shriram Group of companies, is a financial conglomerate that has a strong presence across South India. The Group was established in 1995, has its headquarters in Bengaluru and has successfully completed projects in Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Coimbatore and Vizag.
Shriram Properties has delivered more than 20,000 sq.ft of built up space, with an additional 12 million sq.ft. close to completion and 45.85 million sq.ft still under development. Their projects include apartments, villas and villaments which includes plotted development, gated communities and residential projects.
9) L&T Realty
Though initially a construction company, over 75 years within the industry has helped L&T foray into the real estate industry through its daughter company-L&T Realty. The group, thanks to its hard work, ethics, professionalism and sustainability has been able to grow from strength to strength since its inception.
The customer-focused approach and trying to reach for quality has helped them re-define the development industry and has now helped the Group extend its presence to several cities throughout India. The Group has several residential, commercial and retail projects and have also built several business parks such as the Navi Mumbai – Seawoods Grand Central, and many other such coveted residential buildings and complexes.
10) Mantri Group
The Mantri Developers Pvt. Ltd.was established in 1999 by Mr. Sushil Mantri, and has since grown to become the the pioneering force behind the rapidly changing skyline of south India, with projects that include residential, retail, commercial, education and hospitality sectors.
In 18 years, the group, has been able to carve out a niche for itself as an industry benchmark for quality,ethics and commitment to transparency in business. These attributes have helped Mantri Developers become one of India’s most preferred real estate brands in south India.
Mantri Developers offers villas, row houses, super luxury apartments, luxury apartments and semi-luxury apartments and has successfully deliver around 1.4 homes, every single day. Mantri Developers lay a strong emphasis on environmental management and is hence in the forefront with respect to using cutting-edge technological innovations such as home automation systems.
The name Bhartiya Group has been stalwart in the construction industry for over 12 years and is spearheading one of the most important projects in Bangalore’s history- the 2 billion USD worth Bhartiya City.
With a built up area close to 17 million square feet, Bhartiya City spans over acres of land in North Bangalore and has residential and commercial districts, as well as IT parks, hotels, shopping and entertainment districts, schools and hospitals, all within four walls. The project is to be the single largest urban development of its kind within corporation limits of any Indian metropolitan city. It has brought together architects and urban planners of international repute such as Perkins Eastman (New York), Cox (Sydney), BDP Khandekar (Amsterdam) and Broadway Malayan (UK).
Their Nikoo apartment project includes everything from 500sq ft studio apartments to 3,500 sqft sky villas.Meanwhile Bhartiya’s interior design arm, Studio Creo, specialises in creating fresh, innovative residential spaces. In addition to interior design, Studio Creo also provides furniture.
12) Goyal And Co Hariyana Group
Goyal & co. was founded by the late Mr. Rampurshottam Goyal in 1970 in Ahmedabad. Years of perseverance and long term vision and professionalism, helped Goyal & Co grow into one of the leading real estate development companies in Western India, both in terms of residential and commercial.
Choicest locations and perfect planning have ensured value for money for it’s customers. Goyal & Co has completed more than 200 projects that include apartment developments, villas, plotted developments, corporate offices and townships.
The company has a portfolio of more than 70 properties in Ahmedabad with clients like Vodafone, Reliance ADAG, Tata Motors, Tata Vsnl, Godrej, ICICI, Kirloskar, Accor Hotels etc. The firm is currently rapidly growing its presence in Bangalore and Mumbai.The company has sucessfully completed 4 residential projects in Mumbai and 2 in Bangalore.
13) Provident Housing
Provident Housing is a subsidiary of Puravankara Limited which is since its establishment in 1975 has grown to become one of the largest real estate developers in the country. Provident Housing was established in 2008 and focuses on affordable housing.
Affordable homes with new features and quality built is the primary focus of the company. The company has finished over 6500 homes at suitable locations and at highly competitive prices. The Company has launched 11 residential projects covering over 18 million square feet of land, in cities including Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mangalore, Coimbatore and most recently Goa. Another 9.74 million square feet of development is planned over the coming years.
Provident Housing has won several awards, including ‘Best Affordable / Budget Housing Developer of the Year, South India at the 10th Franchise Estate Awards in January 2018’.
14) Rohan Builders
Rohan Builders was established in 1993 and has grown to include over 1000 professionals and has projects that cover over 15 million square feet all across the country. The company thanks to its hard work and great work ethics is consistently rated as DA2+ by CRISIL, for the past decade which showcase its ability to adhere to timelines.
Rohan Group has successfully been referred by over 32% of its previous customers and is hence a cherished name within he real estate industry. All homes built by this group are PLUS homes which means that they are Perfectly Ventilated, Lively, private and are smartly spaced. Rohan has also introduced the Tunnel form technology and has also undertaken national projects such as the Amritsar Wagah NH1 that connects India to Pakistan.
It also houses clients such as Coke, Pepsi, HUL, ITC, Bajaj, Tata, Mahindra and Cairn. With 9.2 million sq ft of living spaces and 8000 happy families across Pune and Bangalore, the company’s best salesmen prove to be their homes.
15) Mahaveer Group
Mahaveer group based in Bangalore was established in the year 1998. The group is an initiative of Reddy Structures Private Limited, and has grown to earn a reputation for being a fine real-estate company.
Mahaveer Group is also certified under ISO 9001:2015 and has a series of well-noted projects across South India. Mahaveer focuses on residential properties such as villas, plots and apartments. Over the past 19 years, Mahaveer Group has built long-term relationships, which has helped them grow and evolve to become a stalwart within the industry.
The group has delivered over 115 projects that sprawl over 9 million square feet with over 8.4 million square feet undergoing construction. The Group has also won several awards including Realty India Award for Most Admired Project in 2018, Times Business Award 2018 and Premium Lifestyle Project Developer Award.
16) Vaishnavi Group
The Vaishnavi Group was started way back in 1998 by C N Govindaraju, a civil engineer by profession. Vaishnavi has since come a long way, carving a niche for themselves within the upper income group segment. A span of two decades in real estate development has resulted in over 5 million sq.ft of successfully completed commercial and residential space, over 4 million sq.ft currently under development and over 2 million sq.ft in various stages of planning.
The Vaishnavi Group, which is a Bangalore based real estate company started with the aim of making a mark in the real estate segment. In the fiscal year 2015-16, the group has recorded nearly 40 per cent referral sales, signifying high levels of customer satisfaction and trust.
17) Sowparnika Projects
Sowparnika Projects started their journey in Bangalore with Sai Kuteer, followed it with Sai Poornima, a 5 unit apartment. The Group has been able to offer sensibly priced homes, and this has helped them prosper with a turnover of 4.5 crores in the first year. The Group has since expanded its network by starting projects in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
Timely completion and the quality of homes is what has helped Sowparnika grow to become one of the leading brands in South India. The Group has over 6000+ satisfied customers, 35+ completed projects, 30+ ongoing projects, has completed the development of 50+ lakh sq ft with another 50+ lakh sq ft under development and a strong presence in the states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
SNN Developers was established in 1994 and has been listed among the top real estate property developers and builders in Bangalore.SNN Builders have completed over 40 projects covering more than 12 million sq. ft. The company wishes to balance the needs of a growing city while also promoting a green and sustainable environment.
SNN’s upcoming projects are located in South and North Bengaluru, and consist of 1/2/3/4 BHK residential apartments, penthouses and villas. Since its inception, SNN Builders have have received several awards including Developer of the Year, Best Concept & Architecture Residential Project, Best Luxury Project in Bengaluru, Excellence in Delivery, Fastest Growing Real Estate Company in Bengaluru, Best Themed Project of the Year and still counting.
19) Vaswani Group
Over the last 33 years, The Vaswani Group have developed residential and commercial real estate across Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune and Goa and has completed the development of close to 8 million square feet .
The Group has been instrumental in pioneering and advocating for the concept of row houses and townhouses in Bangalore. In 1985, the Group embarked on a journey to offer global-standard residential solutions for the public. The Vaswani Group is active in the field of residential, commercial, retail and hospitality.
20) Arvind Smartspaces
Arvind SmartSpaces is the real estate wing of the Lalbhai group and is one of the fastest growing real estate developers within India. The group was established in 2009, and has since been able to carve out a niche for themselves in the real estate industry in a short span of time.
The precision in their work, the simplicity and transparency of their transactions and the quality of their build has what has helped Arvind Smartspaces to grow and develop the way they have. The company has already completed 7 projects within the first 8 years since its inception. Having already established themselves in the states of Gujarat and Karnataka, the Group is trying to expand its boundaries to other states within India.
In the last 3 years, Arvind SmartSpaces has received 13 awards, including “Asia’s Greatest Brands 2016 by Asiaone Magazine in Financial Year 2015 -16″, and “Emerging Developer of the Year – India” award in ABP News Real Estate Awards 2016.
21) Assetz Property Group
The Assetz Property Group was founded in 2006, and has since emerged to become one of the top real estate property developers in Bangalore. They have over 10 million square feet under development and is based in Singapore. They typically focus on Commercial, Residential, Warehousing and Fund Management.
They have built two world-class IT tech parks in Bangalore which are the Vrindavan Tech Village which was India’s first Platinum LEED certified IT SEZ, and Global Technology Park namely. It has over 10 residential projects within and around Bangalore.
The Valmark Group have over two decades of experience and a proven track-record of excellence within the real estate sector and their residential projects include Apas, Cityville, Aastha, Amoda, Ananda and Abodh.
The Group has since then embarked on joint ventures with well-known real estate companies such as Brigade Group, Mantri, Vaishnavi and Ashed Properties for residential apartments, shopping malls, hotels, commercial office spaces and integrated townships. The Group has four ongoing projects centered around and across Bangalore aimed at luxury and affordable housing.
23) Adarsh Developers
Adarsh Developers was founded in 1988 and has since focused on affordable and high budget residential projects in and around Bangalore. The company has over 40,000 satisfied customers and has been able to make a name for itself thanks to its powerful designs, timely completion of projects and stringent quality checks. In 1996, the Group launched the Adarsh Palace which was one of the first residential properties in Bengaluru to offer a clubhouse.
The group later forayed into the sector of Luxury Hospitality by signing up to build two Shangri-La Hotels in Bengaluru. In 2016, Shangri-La won the Best City Hotel Award at the India Hospitality Awards while Adarsh Premia won the Asia Pacific Property Award for Residential High-Rise Development India in 2018.
Make sure you do your research before investing in a real estate group. Choosing the right zone is of utmost importance. Certain developers are known to stake out areas in highly commercial zones while others prefer to buy property in more conservative residential zones. So read up on and fix which area of Bangalore you would like to live in before choosing a developer. Certain groups such as Sobha, Purvankara and Prestige are famous for their luxury projects and gated communities while others such as Adarsh, Brigade and Sowparnika do extremely well with affordable housing. Once you have zeroed in on an area, work out your finances and choose what segment of the industry you would like to foray into and then choose accordingly.