CENTURY REAL ESTATE - CORPORATE VIDEO
BUILDING TODAY'S VISION INTO TOMORROW'S LIVING
Century Real Estate is one of the leading professional real estate companies of India, and the largest owners of Real Estate in Bangalore, with over 3000 acres in land bank and a development portfolio of over 20 million sq.ft. comprising both commercial and residential properties including educational institutions, hotels, plotted developments for sale, ultra-luxurious villas, premium apartments and integrated townships spread across south India. With more than 40 years of industry experience, Century Real Estate is recognized as one of the oldest and most respected companies in the real estate space in Bangalore and in India. The growth of Century Real Estate practically mirrored the growth of Bangalore as one of Asia’s fastest growing cities.
For those who marvel at the landmark buildings of the city, Century Real Estate has been one of the prime architects of iconic buildings namely – Manipal Centre, Taj Residency, Vijaya Bank head quarters, Diamond District to name a few, and has the unique distinction of having purchased land on MG Road at INR 5 per square feet in 1973. Century Real Estate is synonym to Bangalore’s legacy and Real Estate in Bangalore as it has a significant role in transforming and contributing towards its overall growth. Century Real Estate as a brand reverberates loyalty, connected on Technology and powered by trust and quality.
Century Real Estate ushered in the apartment culture and pioneered the concept of joint development projects with leading developers for commercial and residential properties. Century gifted the best of luxurious villas, apartments/flats in Bangalore, commercial plots, properties of spaces and luxury homes to Bangaloreans, with the best, cutting edge technology, building world class amenities.
Century Real Estate headquartered in Bangalore, India was founded by Dr. P. Dayananda Pai and Mr. P. Satish Pai in the year 1973.
Century Real Estate's incredible journey began with the young civil engineer Dr. Dayanand Pai who came to Bangalore in 1968. Few back then could have imagined that this sleepy town would one day become a global metropolis of the future. But Dr. Pai had a clear vision of the transformation that was to come and that vision ignited a dream. In 1973, along with his brother Mr. Satish Pai, he founded Century Real Estate and got into the business of land trading, and in affect laying the ground work for decades of industry leadership. With Dr. Dayananda Pai as the land guard, Century Real Estate had put together significant land bank and in turn made this available to Bangalore's earliest developers.
As Bangalore grew, so did Century Real Estate. The company made a calculated transition from land trading to development in the 1980s. At a time when the real estate sector was still evolving and largely unorganized, Dr. Pai and Century Real Estate had already built a reputation for transparency and fair dealings. In the 80s, under Dr. Pai's leadership, Century Real Estate facilitated some of the most iconic projects in the heart of Bangalore. At the same time, the company was among the first private firms to get into plotted developments.
As the IT revolution gathered steam in the 1990s, the demand for housing and office space grew exponentially. Century Real Estate ushered in the apartment culture in the city and pioneered the concept of joint development projects working closely with leading developers to develop both commercial and residential properties.
In the new millennium, foreign direct investments transformed the industry and Century Real Estate responded by raising the bar once again. Ravindra Pai joined the company as the Managing Director in 2003 and along with a professional management team steered the company towards a full-fledged development under the Century brand. Under a new generation of leadership, the company built on its independent development portfolio while at the same time continuing to be involved in multiple joint development projects with leading developers.
To be the most respected and progressive real estate brand that will catalyse the industry and play a significant role in the building of a new and a better India, suited for the evolving life and lifestyle of its people.
We will be a model real estate organisation: institutionalized and adopting best practises in every sphere.
We will aim to successfully leverage significant opportunities across the real estate spectrum, by being fully integrated and present in all verticals and horizontals that demonstrate potential. We will follow utmost professionalism, in management and in structure, and build the best team and workplace in the industry.
We will build the Century brand to make it widely known and highly regarded, by continually striving to earn and maintain the respect of our peers and stakeholders. We will abide by the tenets of the Century brand which have helped us win market success over the past three decades, and continue to build and nurture bonds of lasting value with all our stakeholders.
We will constantly think ahead and establish the Century brand in the long term, by anticipating, innovating and delivering to tomorrow's opportunities, trends and needs.
Aim beyond what is easy to see: Always target far and high, aim to look and go beyond what's in easy sight.
Dream twice, not once: Dream in our mind, Dream in our action.
Believe in self-first: We must believe we can do it, only if there's success in the head, can we achieve success in the real world.
Enjoy the adventure: We must enjoy our work, be adventurous, we have nothing to lose everything to gain.
Innovate to secure: We must keep in touch with the latest developments in our field and keep bringing new ideas to our customers, to continually surprise and delight them.
No Substitute to hard work: To achieve success, we must welcome hard work and hardships.
Win with pleasantness and humility: Arrogance may help us succeed once or twice, but will drive people off in the long term. We never lose anything with humility and pleasantness though, but always win in the long term.
Never compromise our name: Our name is our badge of honour. We must always protect it by honouring every commitment we make under its name.
As a renowned real estate brand, Century Real Estate is driven by an innate urge to provide world-class experience to its customers and stakeholders in every which way. Century sturdily follows the philosophy 'Thinking Ahead', which is building today's vision into tomorrow's living. It is about sustainability, integrating affordable housing with world class infrastructure and amenities. Century Real Estate as a brand reverberates loyalty, is connected on technology and powered by trust and quality.
By channeling its unique legacy and expertise into a sustainable vision that engages every level of its human capital, be it management, staff, customers or partners, Century Real Estate's mission of 'Thinking Ahead' reverberates along the entire value chain.
To everyone associated with Century Real Estate, 'Thinking Ahead' means:
That Century Real Estate's employees and stake holders are motivated by exhilarating leadership opportunities, empowered to deal with challenges, by safe guarding and future-proofing company's legacy and growth, by being customer friendly and worthy of their trust. That customers benefit from new technologies, revolutionary materials and cutting edge design, that their changing lifestyles and evolving needs are met through forward-looking innovations, committed support and involvement from the company.
That employees are encouraged to think creatively, to constantly learn from their exposure to international architects, global standards, and futuristic designs while structured training programmes allow employees to grow with the company. Century's core values of respect and excellence will provide them with a secure and friendly work environment maximizing their potential thus inculcating a sense of pride and commitment to the organization.
That investors and partners will grow with Century Real Estate, share success and strengthen a bright future together, with exponential expansion, partner with the company to create something larger than just a return on investment, something that makes a significant contribution to industry, to the economy and in turn to the society.
That company's peers will strive towards greater excellence by setting an example, and that the inevitable raising of industry benchmarks and forging productive partnerships will raise the bar for a greater good of every link in the chain.