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Scaling New Heights in Real Estate Development

By Naina Grewal Darpan, 28 Jan, 2022
  • Scaling New Heights in Real Estate Development

In the rich landscape of the Lower Mainland, there are notable go-getters in the community that has been able to build successful business empires and have accumulated years of experience to provide the best-in-class real estate value. We take a sneak peek into these real estate champions’ backgrounds and learn about their take on the future of the real estate.

 

2022 is expected to be another hot year for the real estate market. The past decade has been a strong one for the Lower Mainland’s real estate market, and recent times have seen an influx of demand. With noteworthy new developments in the mix, this year is set to be full of exciting announcements and record-breaking milestones. As prices continue to soar and the market boom prevails for seemingly yet another year, we bring to you the biggest names in the business. Especially in the rich landscape of the Lower Mainland, there are notable go-getters in the community that has been able to build successful business empires and have accumulated years of experience to provide the best-in-class real estate value.


BMG Real Estate’s Balraj Mann, the Founder, and Chairman of BM Group of Companies head an organization that comprises of a diverse portfolio of structural restoration, waterproofing, construction management, material supply, and real estate-related businesses. Charan Sethi is an industry change-maker, spearheading various projects that are set to transform Surrey’s downtown core. Guided by esteemed industry veteran Dave Mann, Isle of Mann Property Group is committed to community growth and business success through disciplined investment and mindful development.


Jacqueline Huynh is at the forefront of ML Emporio, a comprehensive development company with a rich legacy of design and constructing exceptional multi-family homes. Allure Ventures’ Kuldeep Singh Chohan brings forth a promise of delivering superior construction at competitive costs and with tight adherence to schedule. Manish Sharma, the mastermind behind Square Nine Developments, is an entrepreneurial role model, working to become a leader in providing affordable yet top-quality homes while delivering quality interior and exterior features as well as convenience.


Just as those who may be dreaming to make an investment or jump into the world of real estate, these real estate superstars have started from scratch and now built exemplary empires. Their experiences and learnings guide eager home buyers and investors that the right time, possibly contrary to popular belief, is now.

Given their robust business sense, we take a sneak peak into these real estate champions’ backgrounds and learn about their take on the future of the real estate.
Taking a look at the stories of these incredible businessmen and community leads, one thing is for sure: the real estate market is one to watch out for – both behind the scenes and for the end consumer. However, there is no market condition that can replace the value of hard work, dedication, and commitment. For those passionate to reap the benefits of the real estate market, proactiveness and passion are the key ingredients that will lead to success. The real estate market being hot should not be a deterrent, but rather a point of encouragement to dive right in, of course after calculated, careful consideration.


Undoubtedly, the stories of community success only add to the industry’s lucrativeness, while also serving as inspiration and a source of insight. As the year kicks off with a phenomenal start, trends will seemingly be shooting for the stars. Will prices continue to soar? Will the real estate market, yet again, break all records? Only time will tell!

 

Meet The Top Developers of Real Estate in the Vancouver Lower Mainland


"BMG Real Estate stands for building communities and providing global infrastructure solutions. We are a one-stop shop, offering solutions relating to water supply, roadwork, material supply planning, construction development, and rehabilitation.”- BALRAJ MANN, Chairman, BM Group of Companies

 

"Real results come in when people move in with their belongings and they have a pleasant journey inside their homes as well. To me, customer service is of the utmost importance. Selling is great, but getting good reviews is what I look for.” - CHARAN SETHI, Founder, President, and Chief Visionary Officer, Tien Sher Group


"I came into real estate as a sales agent in late ’80s. Slowly I transitioned from sales to developing, and then into construction also. Isle of Mann came into existence in 1994. We have been developing and building in the Lower Mainland since then. 27 years and counting..”- DAVE MANN, Founder and President, Isle Mann Property Group

 

"In 2008, I ventured into my construction company, Square Nine Developments Inc. We are dedicated towards quality and craftsmanship and have been making our presence known in multi-family housing market. From building wood frame town houses and now into developing and building concrete high rises, Square Nine is setting up the mark with its core values.”- MANISH SHARMA, Owner and Director, Square Nine Developments

"The Allure mantra is “our family building your home”, which is fully aligned as a family enterprise with close ties to the community. The family shows their passion for community through philanthropic giving, in support of several local charities.” - Kuldeep Singh Chohan, Chief Operating Officer, Allure Ventures

 

"ML Emporio homes are focused on livability through a seamless blend of form and function to maximize every square foot of each home. We carefully select quality materials and finishes to elevate each home.” - Jacqueline Huynh, Senior Development Manager, ML Emporio Properties

 

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