Ashish Raheja Managing Director Raheja Universal (Pvt.) Ltd
When you think of attributes like dedication, exceptional work ethics and enthusiasm, there comes to mind only one name – Ashish Raheja. A perfectionist and visionary, Ashish is a much-respected name in the real estate segment.
An alumnus of Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics (Mumbai), Ashish Raheja is a gold medalist in financial accounting and auditing. Hailing from a family renowned in the real estate industry, Ashish Raheja learnt the ropes of the trade at an early age and stepped into the business to take it to new heights.
In 2007, Ashish Raheja took over the reins as Managing Director and his sharp business acumen and dedication towards positive deliverables soon earned him the title of ‘Inspirational Mentor’. Ashish along with his brother Rahul now ably support Suresh Raheja who is at the helm of the company. Today, under their leadership, Raheja Universal (Pvt.) Ltd. is recognized as one of the top real estate brands in the country, symbolizing luxury living in India, with development of over approx. 6.28 million square feet of real estate across 48 premium projects in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.
Raheja Universal has the ability to identify land and develop projects with potential for capital appreciation and long-term value creation for their customers. Quality and client satisfaction lie at the crux of the company’s real estate offering making it a name to reckon with. Their alliances with international architects and construction companies have resulted in contemporary and world class structures much to the delight of buyers. It has garnered ample goodwill to enjoy a pan India presence. Their ongoing projects include Raheja Imperia, Raheja Ridgewood, Raheja Exotica – Sorento, Raheja Reflections Odyssey, Raheja Waterfront and Raheja District II.
Ashish’s breadth of experience and implementation of systematic processes has made the brand better prepared with the demands of reality buyers.
Ashish Raheja’s initial tryst with the real estate industry was in the capacity of a trainee. Working alongside the senior managers in this company he honed his skills and soon took over independent charge, at first, of a residential project after which he took total responsibility of all technical aspects of the Raheja group projects. Under the tutelage of his father, Ashish and his brother Rahul took the initiative to transform the family owned-business into a structured corporate entity. In 2007, with the company having established itself as a professionally managed entity, their father decided to pass on the mantle of Managing Director to Ashish Raheja. This cemented Ashish Raheja’s belief in the vision for the company, which would only materialize through a strategic thought process and effective implementation & execution.
A team player, Ashish is known for his excellent judgment and ability to inspire everyone in his team.
Ashish Raheja personifies integrity and humility, qualities which have made him a highly admired man in the industry. He has been honored with numerous awards noteworthy amongst which are the coveted ‘Developer of the Year 2010’ and the Young Visionary Award in Real Estate Infrastructure (2009)
As a company, Raheja Universal has been the recipient of numerous awards like the Business Super Brand 2008, Consumer Super Brand 2009-10, Consumer Super Brand 2011-12 and Power Brand 2012 awards. The company recently also won the ‘Best Industrial Park – Mumbai’ award and the ‘Icon Industrial Park’ award, for Raheja District II – their Industrial Park in New Mumbai.
For a man who has achieved a lot in a short span of time, Ashish Raheja is deeply rooted to his values of trust and honor; personal traits which have helped him create Raheja Universal with a unique perspective. This, perhaps, is the beginning of many new innovations to come from him in the years ahead!