Kamal Khetan, Sunteck Realty Limited
Mr. Kamal Khetan is a first generation entrepreneur, who founded Sunteck Realty Ltd. in 2000. With a natural flair in realty, combined with an astute sense of finance and management, his foresight has enabled the 'Sunteck Brand' to create a differential for itself in the real estate industry.

His educational proficiency with Bachelors in Engineering & Communications from Mangalore University together with his on-ground experience working in his family businesses of construction, finance and the service industry helped him further perfect his analytical and technical skills.

Before starting his own real estate venture in 2000, Mr. Khetan, with the intention of servicing multinational corporations through value-added services at reasonable rentals, came up with concept of business centers at the upcoming business district of BKC; which has now become city's new financial epicenter. Subsequently, he signed up with a joint developer for a commercial project in Vile Parle, a suburban area in Mumbai, which now houses the corporate office of Sunteck. Bidding for residential projects came soon after.

He is guided by the principle of adding value to stakeholders that manifest in his professional mannerisms and conduct. His visionary foresight is depicted by being the foremost to anticipate an opportunity in the residential space in India's most promising commercial hub i.e. Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai.

At Sunteck, Mr. Khetan is involved in the formulation of corporate strategy and providing guidance on execution and diversification plans of the Company. He is known for his extra ordinary trait of oppurtunistic 'city centric land acquisitions' with clean and clear land titles; acqusitons include land parcels in Airoli, Navi Mumbai & Goregaon (Sunteck City - 23 acres). Under his guidance, Sunteck today manages a development portfolio of over 25 million square feet catering to the ultra-luxurious and premium segment. The portfolio is spread across residential and commercial iconic landmarks in Mumbai city. His firm belief in being process-oriented ensures that the company is making a steady headway towards operating as a respected corporate enterprise. This approach has garnered him with investor confidence that he has been able to successfully build, retain, and sustain.

Mr. Khetan is highly valued for his professional deliverance, warmth and has also earned a well-deserved status among distinguished clients and business associates globally. His ambitions and approach have resulted in the company being one of the top 10 listed real-estate providers and enjoys partnerships and investments from leading domestic and international blue-chip investors.

Mr. Khetan is associated with and represents numerous industry bodies such as Young Presidents' Organization, FRICS (Fellow, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) and is also on the Council of Governors board of Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA), Singapore. He is also the member of ASSOCHAM, IMC and MCHI-CREDAI.

NBM&CW July 2015