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’s vision of ‘Building a Better Life’ extends across markets with several landmark developments to its credit including World One – the world's tallest residential tower, and Palava City – the first Greenfield smart city in the country. The group has brought some of the top global names including Armani/Casa, Trump, Philippe Starck, Jade Jagger, Kelly Hoppen, Greg Norman and Pei Cobb Freed to India. The Group has recorded the biggest land deal in India till date, buying a plot for INR 4,053 Cr from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) in 2010, where it is developing New Cuffe Parade, a world-class mixed use development set to become the new city centre of Mumbai. The group has acquired other notable land parcels in Mumbai such as the 88-acre land parcel in the Thane region; the 17 acres Mumbai Textile Mills parcel for ~INR 2,727 Cr from DLF, and the famous Washington House property on Altamount Road from the American government.