Casa Grande Private Limited is a Chennai based real estate enterprise started in 2004 driven by a strong belief in building aspirations and fulfilling them. This is manifest in the 6 million Sq.ft that it has developed and sold till date. Indeed, 4000 customers fulfilled aspirations across 68 projects is a paradigm in itself.
Casa Grande defines designs and develops quality livings spaces and operates in niche residential segments like luxury villas and apartments in Chennai, Bangalore, Coimbatore and Cochin. The company also sells plotted development spaces. Projects in the pipeline are to the tune of around 2500 crores in the luxury apartments and villas category across these 4 geographies.
Casa Grande, an ISO certified company, is run by a young management team. It is on an aggressive growth path with expansions plans across South India.
- Aggressive growth
- To be a 3000 Crore Turnover Company by 2019
- To be a PAN South India Player through a position of Dominance/ Relevance in each of the geography
- Continue to be the Most Preferred employer
- To be the most trusted Real Estate brand by 2019
- We are in pursuit of Customer Delight through Excellence in product, highest standards in Quality, and On-time Delivery
- Integrity and fairness
- Mutual respect
- Transparency and trustworthiness
- Commitment to all stakeholders
- Innovation in product offerings
- Superior product design, styling and quality
- Value for Money
- On-time delivery
A first generation entrepreneur, M. Arun Kumar is the Founder and Managing Director of Casa Grande Private Limited. From humble beginnings in 2004, Arun Kumar has presided over the company’s growth to Chennai’s leading real estate developer with a sales turnover of Rs. 650 crore in FY 2014-15, a base of 4000+ happy customers and over 4 million Sq. ft. delivered. During this period, the company has expanded operations to Coimbatore, Bangalore, Kochi and Hyderabad in line with its mission of becoming a dominant player across South India. In addition, Casa Grande has won multiple awards including “Indian Achievers for infrastructure Development” by Indian Economic Development & Research Association for year 2010 and “Real estate developer of year-Tamil Nadu” for year 2013.
Arun Kumar’s vision of providing end-to-end solutions across the real-estate spectrum led to his founding companies in allied sectors like Interior Solutions (DoMyHome), Facilities Management (Casa Grande Prop Care), Online Property Portal (RealtyCompass) and Warehousing and Industrial Parks (Casa Grande DistriPark). Each entity was later handed over to professional entrepreneurs to manage operations. In the pipeline is Casa Grande Tranquil, which will develop retirement communities. His entrepreneurial instinct also led to his founding Laundry Boy, an on-demand laundry service based in Chennai with plans to expand across India.
Arun Kumar’s philosophy of placing the customer’s interests first and focusing on product innovation have driven Casa Grande’s rapid growth and are key to his vision of taking the company to significantly greater heights.
K.R.Anerudhan is the founder of Casa Grande Private Limited, with its inception in 2004. Under his leadership the company has executed more than 47 residential projects and constructed more than 6 million sqft of living spaces.
From luxury apartments to villas to smart homes, all the projects executed are current landmarks donning the Chennai city. K.R.Anerudhan designed, developed and implemented best construction practices that have become industry benchmarks.
Anerudan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Madras University.
Kapil Pansari is the Director of Casa Grande Private Limited and heads Land Acquisition and Finance. A Chartered Accountant by qualification, Kapil Pansari brings more than 10 years of experience in real estate and banking. Prior to Casa Grande, he has worked with leading organizations, including ICICI and Jones Lang Lasalle.
Siva Sankar Reddy is the Director – Chennai and Hyderabad at Casa Grande Private Limited. A Chartered Accountant by qualification and he brings experience in taxation, treasury, compliance and investor relations. Prior to Casa Grande, he has worked with leading organizations, including MARG, SPIC and Novatium Solutions.
Under his supervision credit access has taken a paradigm shift from single banking to multiple banking relationships.
Sumanth Krishna R is the Director of Casa Grande Private Limited and heads Strategy and Systems. An engineer by qualification, Sumanth Krishna R brings more than 15 years of experience from various prestigious organizations like HCL Technologies and CRISIL. He also holds a Master’s degree in Management from Management Development Institute in Gurgaon.
D.Senthil Kumar is the Director of Casa Grande Private Limited and heads the Coimbatore region since October 2011. He started his career in the garment industry and was one of the largest business partners of Wipro Infotech.
Wipro’s Rising Star in the inception year, Best business partner for South India for 3 consecutive years, third largest Business partner across India (Non-metros) and one amongst the 12 Platinum partners for Wipro across India, he is an epitome of entrepreneurial spirit.
Senthil Kumar holds a Bachelor’s in Engineering from Bharathiar University.
Guha heads the Bangalore division with a mission and charter to expand and establish the business in the market. With over 15 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, including managerial roles at large companies such as Texas Instruments and AMD, Guha brings a multinational perspective to the company’s management and mission. Guha holds a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Temple university, Philadelphia, and is an alumni of McCombs school of business university of Texas at Austin, USA.
Sathish CG is the Sr. Vice President of Sales at Casa Grande Private Limited. Sathish CG holds a Masters in Financial Management from Annamalai University.
Prior to Casa Grande, he has worked with leading organizations, including Cushman & Wakefield, MARG ProperTies, Retail Fixtures and Furniture Pvt. Ltd.
Eshwar is the Sr. Vice President of Marketing at Casa Grande Private Limited. Eshwar holds a Masters in Marketing from Symbiosis International University.
Prior to Casa Grande, he has worked with large corporates like Sobha Developers, HIRCO and Tata Teleservices Ltd.
The Casa Grande Foundation is an organization dedicated to transforming Indian public education for underserved youth. The Foundation drives reform by engaging in practice, policy and partnerships that provide quality education and enrichment opportunities.
We put these beliefs into practice by closing the gap and providing appropriate level of funding that is required to deliver a quality education. By applying passion and discipline to our work we create an environment in which children can excel.
We inspire learning through academic rigor, shared responsibility and a culture of respect in which every student, parent, teacher and administrator plays a valuable role. Our approach to education is surprisingly straightforward – and it is proven.
As we directly impact students and our community through our charitable foundation, our work has broader implications and impacts the future generations to a great extent.
Casa Grande Foundation has pledged to improve the education in Thiruvanamalai district which is one of the lowest performing school districts in the country with lowest pass percentage in SSLC and HSC.
Through advocacy – whether it’s bringing together educational leaders to advance the national conversation about what works, or by supporting legislation – we seek to make the following priorities a reality in public schools nationwide:
– Increased investment to give all public schools the resources they need to succeed.
– Provide adequate staff support for educating of the children
– Provide better sanitation in schools for greater hygiene
9th January 2015, Chennai
The two young sporting talents who will be part of Casa Grande Aspiring Stars program would be
Abinikka.R (AITA – Under 16, Rank 4),and
Dhakshineshwar (AITA – Under 16, Rank 5)
Shri Ajai Kumar is the former Chairman and Managing Director of Corporation Bank and has a distinguished career in banking industry.
A Master of Science (Physics) from University of Allahabad, is also Law graduate. He is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB). Shri Ajai Kumar has taken several initiatives for bank’s growth in his various positions at Bank of Baroda, UCO Bank, and Corporation Bank. While in Bank of Baroda, Shri Ajai Kumar was General Manager Retail Banking and later Head of Bank’s Technology Division for Business Transformation Projects and IT Operations and was responsible for 100% automation of both domestic and overseas branches.
During the tenure as CMD of Corporation Bank, Shri Ajai Kumar enabled creation of strong business processes and structures in the form of SME Loan Centres, Circle Offices, Agriculture Business Development Cells, Corp Excel branches, Gold Loan Shoppes. All these measures resulted in strong business growth in Retail, SME and in Priority Sector credit in the Bank.
Shri Ajai Kumar was also Member of the Board of Directors of Indo Zambia Bank Ltd. He was also a Founder Director on Board of National Payment Corporation of India. Presently, he is a Part-time Director on the Board of YES Bank Ltd. Shri Ajai Kumar was also been appointed as Non-official Independent Director on the Board of NPCIL
Akshay Dewani leads overall investment function of fund and is also responsible for Investor Reporting & Relationship at Avenue Venture Partners. He is responsible for identifying the development partners with a partnership mind-set, deliberating and deciding upon terms of partnership and then identifying and closing proprietary deals with the selected partners.
Having spent years in the real estate industry, he has a deep understanding of the Indian real estate market, right from land acquisition and approval process, to project development. Before starting his corporate career, he formed a successful consortium of HNIs for investments in real estate around Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur. Such an initiative testifies for his track record of creating good value for investors. Prior to AVP, he was a member of an investment team at a reputed real estate fund, undertaking the responsibilities of deal sourcing, negotiation, fund deployment and investment monitoring.
Education: Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India; Bachelor of Commerce
Mr G Chella Krishna is a noted Chartered Accountant in practice and a Partner with M/s. CNGSN & Associates LLP, Chartered Accountants, Chennai.
He has specialized in the field of valuation, transaction advisory, taxation, HNI advisory, family business management, and succession planning.
He has rendered advices on a number of matters for several of Tamil Nadu’s largest industrial houses and has worked with many MNCs in Singapore and Dubai for structuring their inbound investments.
He has also provided strategic financial consulting to several small and medium sized businesses to aid in their growth to the next level. He is also the Chairman of Audit Committee and member of the Board of M/s. Manali Petrochemical Limited and M/s Elnet Technologies Limited.
C.K.Kumaravel is the CEO and Co-Founder of Naturals – India’s no.1 hair & beauty salon chain – Naturals. With 500 salons and counting, his long term goal is to make naturals the no.1 salon chain of the world.
Think big… Dream big… Live big is his life philosophy
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