Suresh Singaravelu, brings to Prestige Group his diverse knowledge and experience gained over 40 years of working with Multi-National companies in multitude fields from real estate to agricultural products. An innovator driven with passion, Suresh Singaravelu has been a pioneer in establishing methods and knowledge which have become quintessential for business practices across the country. He was one of the Founder Members of The Foundation for Fair Practices in Property Development and also a Founding Member of The International Council of Shopping Centers – India Advisory Committee. India’s first organized retail mall developed by the Prestige Group, The Forum opened in 2004 was led by him and today Forum is spread across 8.5 million sqft GLA with 5 million operational and 3.5 million sqft under development. As the President and National Retail Infrastructure with Reliance, he planned the expansion of retail business in 784 towns involving over 6000 individual sites. In the field of Hospitality, he has worked with hotel chains including Marriott, Starwood and Hilton for 2895 keys. Suresh Singaravelu also heads the development of Conrad Bengaluru, Sheraton Hotel and Convention Center Bengaluru and JW Marriot Hotel and Convention Center with over 942 keys for the Prestige Group. Leading the Business Expansion for over 7 million sqft bids executed and 6 million sqft submitted, Suresh Singaravelu has contributed significantly to the vast presence of Prestige Group pan India.
Speardeading the Retail Wing of Prestige Group, V. Muhammad Ali, has been with the Group since the inception of its Mall Business.
Today as Chief Operating Officer, leading Prestige Retail Ventures Pvt Ltd, he was pivotal in launching the very first organzied and functional mall of the country in 2004 – The Forum Koramangala – a mall that redefiened shopping – with a state of the art 9 screen multiplex, best of fashion brands and anchors, a 12 kitchen and 700 seater food court and so on.
His experience and expertise predominantly span over Shopping Centre Development, Leasing, Mall Operations and Mall Management. Ali has also been instrumental in leasing and opening all the 8 operational shopping centres, with 6 new similar mixed use developments underway, in the Forum portfolio. He has leased more than 4.5 million sft of GLA with 2500+ stores in 15 years. He has also been an active member of Retailers Association of India and has been key in shaping the landscape of retail industry in various forums.