Real Estate’s Young Turks Of 2021
THE REALTY+ 40 UNDER 40 INAUGURAL EDITION THIS YEAR LISTED THE TOP REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS FOR THE YEAR 2021 THAT ARE PAVING THE PATH FOR CHANGE AND INNOVATION IN THE SECTOR.
As India prepares for a post pandemic world, the young generation of Indian realty professionals, despite the challenging times are relentless in their pursuit of success and in steering their organizations towards a brighter future. While, each of them pursued their own journey, the trait common to all was the agility in adapting to change and the focus to grow their businesses. Some even launched new ventures spotting opportunities amid the crisis. Also, featuring high on their list of business strategies is the desire to give back to the society, monitoring carbon footprint of their businesses and social initiatives for the employees and the larger communities.
THE BRIGHT YOUNG BUSINESS MINDS
All in all, our participants this year came from diverse backgrounds and regions of the country representing varied building and construction segments. The 50 per cent of the nominees comprise young professionals between the age of 35 and 40 years and the youngest three in the list are below 28 years of age. Representing women power were 7 women entrepreneurs on the list. The Realty+ 40 under 40 list is representative of the varied segments of the sector, featuring young talent from across real estate development, Prop-tech, co-working, building products, marketing, project management, architecture, commercial and warehousing and thus gives a fare idea of the direction the Indian real estate and building industry is poised to take.
METHODOLOGY AND JUDGING PROCESS
Starting with online nominations, and initial shortlisting of submissions, which was then vetted by Realty+ team, the rigorous process put together a final set of profiles taking into consideration criteria such as body of work, size and growth of their business, innovation, social impact and demonstration of leadership. The birthday cut-off to make the 2021 list was March 31st, 2021 The shortlisted nominee profiles were presented to a distinguished Jury panel comprising policy makers, real estate, building & construction and technology professionals. The Jury members scored each entry on the basis of individual achievements, company’s notable accomplishments, present leadership performance and future vision as a business leader, among other parameters to select the winners.
RISING TO THE CHALLENGE
Proving their mettle, the winners have exhibited the true spirit of entrepreneurship not only in terms of revenues and growth of the company year on year but also through their contribution to the profession and the industry at large. They not only demonstrated their business acumen but also social awareness. Measuring business’s success in key areas of profit, people & planet is important to them was evident.