Reshma Hajite, Director at Excellence Shelters Pvt Ltd
Great Companies: How did you get your idea or concept for the business?
Reshma Hajite: We wanted to start business to support our Excellence Dhyas Social Foundation. We founders 5 of us have been working in corporate and thought if we can start business. But we wanted business into non-perishable industry. Realised land is one asset even if it doesn’t get sold for a year still it would appreciate. So started with first small plot in Solapur.
Most of our friend circle started with us and we realised there is huge demand in land market of security. Security of land title and boundary security. And there is no structured player in the market
Great Companies: What are the various services provided by Excellence Shelters Pvt Ltd?
Reshma Hajite: We are into:
Land acquisition in Pune, Mumbai and Solapur for non-agriculture plots. We are also developing first liveable farmhouse gated community concept in Pune on Mulashi-Lonavla road.
B2B Land acquisition for builder, hospitals, schools
Land Education: webinar and seminars on land investment for NRIs, doctors, government officers.
Great Companies: What makes Excellence Shelters Pvt Ltd different from hundreds of other similar service providers?
Reshma Hajite: We are the only company in Plotted development where our ongoing NA projects are rated by CRISIL.
Our USPs-Clear title plots-with immediate sale deed, Maintenance and security, Gated communities, appreciating land location identification.
We provide first farmhouse liveable gated community in Pune where we provide solution from land acquisition to Maintenance of farmhouse.
Great Companies: What were the struggles and challenges you faced and how did you overcome them?
Reshma Hajite: Being first generation Entrepreneur fund raising, acquisition have been challenged. Most of the time we get cheated also but each mistake for form system and developed strong legal system, development.
We are internationally in multiple countries US, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai, Australia, and UK. Handling NRI clients, their priorities, developing customer centric processes was solution we found.
Great Companies: How do you plan to grow in the future? What does 5 years down the line look like for Excellence Shelters Pvt Ltd?
Reshma Hajite: We will be going to be top company in India providing gated communities in Pune West. When people think of farmhouse they should remember us. With our farmhouse land education and farmhouse projects we want to help 1Lakh individual to fulfil their dream of owning farmhouse peacefully and create profitable assets.
Great Companies: If you had one piece of advice to someone just starting out, what would it be?
Reshma Hajite: Work on your passion and work around problem in the sector you are going to solve.