Dr Prodipta Sen, Executive Director, Alpha G:Corp is named as a ‘Best Professional in Real Estate’ byEstates Avenue magazine – find out more about what makes him tick in his 5 minute interview…
PGD in Marketing and Management, London. Earlier, Dr Sen went to St. Patrick’s School, Asansol and then to Hansraj College, Delhi University for his Honors in English Literature.
Entry into Real Estate:
Dr Sen was invited to join the core team of Alpha G:Corp as Head, Marketing and Sales with equity participation in Feb 2004. Prior to that, he was GM with Mahindra Gesco Developers Limited, starting October 1998.
Before joining Real Estate, Dr Sen was part of teams that created several benchmarks in establishing strategic growth patterns with companies like, Gomark, Apple Computers through Odin, Gestetner and Blowplast.
With a track record of excellence spanning 30 years, Dr Sen has evolved business strategies orientated towards unprecedented growth in several companies and verticals. Acclaimed as one of the brightest marketing and business strategists in the industry and ranked amongst India’s greatest brand builders, he has been accordingly felicitated by numerous global and national apex and media bodies.
Project Promoted: Alpha G:Corp’s signature City Centres are branded as ‘AlphaOne’ in Amrisar and Ahmedabad. These are today the most successful malls in Punjab and Gujarat with over 98% occupancy and 100% growth in rentals at AlphaOne, Ahmedabad. AlphaOne in both cities has become the hub of retail and entertainment activities among locals and tourists, carving a distinct niche among the many shopping centres.
Outlook for 2014:
“Presently, the main hope for developers and investors hinges on a stable and economically wise government being formed at the centre in 2014 I am optimistic that the people of India will give a sound mandate for development. I foresee a healthy outlook for Indian Real Estate in 2014 as in a nation of 1.3 billion people real estate will always be in demand and or effort should be to make it affordable so as to avoid any situation of over-supply.”
Advise to Younger Generation Seeking Career in Real Estate:
The Real Estate sector is amongst the highest employment generators; then there are also the related segments within real estate like civil construction, retail, marketing, sales and finance, among others that are highly attractive. My advice to the young job aspirants is that this can be a truly rewarding career but it takes motivation and persistence to make a genuine mark.