The Silicon Review
The real estate industry holds a high potential of prosperity for individuals and firms around the world. Therefore, entrepreneurs and business-savvy individuals venture into this business, but proper guidance is essential when it comes to investing in real estate and making a fortune out of it. In order to perform well in the sector, the advice of a real estate consultancy firm is of paramount importance.
In the light of the above mentioned, we are thrilled to present you STUDIO XP Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd., a Design and Project Management Consultancy Firm that was established with the intent of offering a range of hassle-free services in the fastest growing real estate market. It works with the mission to become the best and first choice of a company for Delivery Design, PMC and D&B services for Corporate, Retail, Institutional, Hospitality and Leisure Projects.
In conversation with the thought leaders, Koheli Puri and Jitendra Puri, Founders of STUDIO XP Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
Q. How is the technological and business market scenario in India?
STUDIO XP Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd. is a Real Estate Consultancy Firm, with multi-disciplinary specialist skills and experience in Interiors Design/Design & Built Services for corporate offices, commercial projects, international schools, hotels, factories & retail. We provide comprehensive solutions from Project Inception & Conceptualisation till completion to the clients as one stop solution to meet their space requirement as per apt and relevant business purpose. In the current market scenario, lots of expansions of national and multinational companies and their business lines are taking place along with developments in the commercial, institutional and hospitality sector. So we feel our market scenario looks quite optimistic, progressive and futuristic.
Q. The number of companies in India is way too many, and the competition in the market is to its peak. Do you think budding entrepreneurs can still make their own way?
Yes, budding entrepreneurs can still make their way because they have more to offer when it comes to thinking out of the box and being different in the industry. They can really make a difference by going for a more personalised approach and bring in better involvement of top management and visionaries.
Q. The days of Indian companies struggling to compete globally are over. What is your approach towards reaching global or universal standards?
Having prior experience in working with multinational firms gave us the exposure to the global standards and global clients. We strictly follow the industry standards and best practices. Working with our reputed current national and multinational clients is actually helping us to further improve and expand our wings beyond national borders and place us in the global market.
Q. How has the journey of the company been so far?
Our journey so far is very interesting. When we started in 2011, the real estate market was quite good and we did a lot of corporate and commercial projects. Then came a time when the market was slow and we felt a bit stagnant.But due to our diversified project portfolio, we always managed to do decent business, and now, from last year the market has picked up and so has our growth. I guess all ups and downs have made us a better planner and strategist!
Q. How successful was your first project? Share the experience.
Our first project was very successful, and we got several repeat businesses after that from the same client. Also, after doing the first project, we realised that we are a great team to sail through together.
Q. Any company, big or small, must have the sense of authenticity and originality to succeed. Is your company a leader or a follower?
We are leaders in our business of design and build services as we are the only company which has – Interior Designing and Project management – both as prime verticals.
Q. What challenges did you face in your initial years?
In the initial years, we didn’t have to struggle much as we the directors of StudioXP were quite a renowned face in the industry. However, in order to grow, we did struggle to have right resources for the projects.
Q. How do you manage to serve the needs of highly volatile market?
We are very clear about our clientele, our standards and the kind of services we provide. Having said that, we are also very flexible interms of understanding clients’ business requirements and changing criteria and adapt ourselves to suit them. It’s rightly said that change is the only constant, and to suit the clients’ changing needs, we also equip, skill and technologically uplift ourselves to serve the industry.
Q. If you have to list five factors that have been the biggest asset to your organization, what would they be and why?
Our strong technically qualified team, our approach towards taking complete accountability, our value for commitment, innovative design and fast turnaround time, continuous thrive for quality are some of the prime factors due to which we are excelling in the industry.
Q. As a question on sustainability, where do you see your company a couple of years from now?
I see offices in other Metros and working Pan India with over 100 crore turnover.
The Founding Duo
Koheli Puri, Founder & Managing Director
Koheli Puri is a Dynamic Project & Construction Management Professional with 20 years of post-qualification experience across various spectrums. She holds a M. Tech. degree from I.I.T Delhi (Construction Mgmt.) and B. Arch from Bengal Engg. College. Koheli has worked for 7 years in JLL, as Head of Operations - North India – Project Management Division (PDS) and 4.5 years with Developers –managed and delivered several Corporate, Commercial, Hospitality, and Institutional Projects.
Jitendra Puri, Director & Co-founder
Jitendra Puri is an Innovative Designer with 20 years of post-qualification experience in Design of Corporate Offices, Software Development Centres, BPOs, KPOs, Schools, Food Courts, Data Centres, Hotels, Commercial Spaces with Several National and Multinational brands. Jitendra possesses qualifications of M. Tech. - I.I.T Delhi (Construction Mgmt.), B Arch. Jitendra was spearheading a reputed Architectural Firm as Director and head of Interior Design Division, for over 12 years prior to this.
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