Established in 1980, privately held Lodha Group is India’s No 1 real estate developer and amongst the world’s select multinational real estate developers with presence in India and the United Kingdom.
The company is one of the most profitable players in India and the largest by sales for three consecutive years. It achieved net sales of INR 7,790 Cr for FY 14-15 and INR 7,520 Cr for FY 13-14 with INR 8,092 Cr in FY 12-13 and INR 3,911 Cr in FY 11-12.
The Group is currently developing an estimated 43 million sq ft of prime real estate with the largest land reserves in MMR, and has 28 ongoing projects across London, Mumbai, Pune and Hyderabad and expanding in Bangalore. The group has the largest land bank of over 6,200 acres with an estimated saleable area of ~553 million sq ft. In FY 14-15 alone the company delivered 5.7 million square feet and 5,500 units across projects. The group plans to deliver more than 11.8 million sq ft in FY 15-16.
Lodha Group is one of the largest corporate entities in Mumbai, with over 3,870 direct associates and over 25,000 workmen at its sites. It has the largest technical manpower in real estate (1,800+ engineers, 800+ management professionals, 150 designers and architects) supporting an 1,800 strong construction management team.
The company also comprises of over 550 marketing and sales professionals, supported by 300 customer care representatives. The group is also the largest premier B-school recruiter, having employed over 300 fresh graduates.
Pioneering new trends in the market, the Group introduced CASA by Lodha, offering the mid-income consumer luxury homes within easy reach.
The Group also introduced the concept of branded office spaces, with offerings at every level, from world-class corporate offices and large-scale office campuses to signature boutique offices for growing businesses.
Lodha’s clean title land, world-class design, excellent execution, differentiated branding and marketing together with energetic on-ground sales have worked well to create the best value for customers.
The Group’s tremendous success has been marked by financial investments from the finest global long-only investors, including JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, HDFC Ventures and ICICI Ventures. Going beyond its role as a premier real estate developer, the Lodha Group has been a socially responsible corporate, focusing on education as the best medium to enrich society.