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.