Housing.com and PropTiger.com’s parent company, REA India, were ranked 55th Best Large Places to Work in Asia by Great Place to Work
Updated: 09/01/2022 17:42 IS
New Delhi [India]Sept. 1 (ANI/NewsVoir): India’s leading digital real estate company REA India has been ranked 55th in the Top 100 Large Employers in Asia by the Great Place to Work® Institute.
Earlier this year, the Gurgaon-headquartered digital real estate company was ranked 21st among the top 100 places to work in India. It was also recognized as India’s top 3 organization in Best Workplaces in RetailTM (E-Commerce).
The latest ranking for REA India, which owns industry-leading digital real estate portals Housing.com, PropTiger.com and Makaan.com, recognizes the company’s role in building and maintaining a culture of trust and performance, characterized by HR policies that support the prioritize the general welfare of employees.
“We live by a people-first philosophy. Our people are at the heart of every single decision we make to build a better organization. We believe this is the key factor that helps us deliver exceptional value to our consumers and customers. We strive to create a strong and sustainable workplace capable of weathering any crisis by building a forward-thinking culture that ensures both business success and employee satisfaction,” said Dhruv Agarwala, Group CEO, REA India ( Housing.com, PropTiger.com & Makaan.com).
Widely recognized and valued for its employee-friendly policies, REA India is credited with launching unique industry-first initiatives including a hybrid labor policy, a sponsored annual health check-up program for employees and their dependents, and promoting mental health through employee welfare and Assistance Program (EWAP), an early check-in policy that allows people to receive a portion of their salary every 15 days.
Rohit Hasteer, Group CHRO, REA India (Housing.com, PropTiger.com and Makaan.com), said: “At REA India, our goal is to provide a consistently superior employee experience. We work with our employees to understand how their experience can be improved. This culture of listening and taking timely action on feedback is something that really resonates with our employees and gives them a sense of belonging and empowerment.”
Hasteer adds, “Building a more diverse and inclusive workforce, fostering innovation and collaborative teamwork, engaging talent and shaping careers, and upskilling employees will continue to be our areas of focus. Receiving this award continues to reinforce REA India’s conviction and strong commitment to its People First philosophy.”
The Great Place to Work Institute identifies the best places to work in AsiaTM by surveying over 1 million workers in Asia and the Middle East. The ranking is based on workplace programs affecting over 4.7 million workers in the region. REA India was also recognized as a Great Place to Work, Asia in 2021.
Previously known as Elara Technologies Pte. Ltd., REA India is part of REA Group Ltd. of Australia (ASX: REA) (“REA Group”) and is the country’s leading full-stack digital property provider.
REA India was ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in 2017, 2019, 2021 and 2022. Over the years REA India has strived to build an organization on the foundations of trust, transparency and expertise and it has emerged as one of the most popular employers in the country.
REA India (formerly known as Elara Technologies Pte. Ltd.) is part of REA Group Ltd. of Australia (ASX: REA) (“REA Group”). It is the nation’s leading full-stack real estate technology platform, which owns Housing.com, Makaan.com and PropTiger.com.
In December 2020, REA Group acquired a majority stake in REA India. Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, REA Group is a multinational digital advertising company specializing in real estate. It operates Australia’s leading residential and commercial property websites, realestate.com.au and realcommercial.com.au, and owns leading portals in Hong Kong (squarefoot.com.hk) and China (myfun.com). REA Group also holds significant minority interests in Move, Inc., which operates realtor.com in the US, and PropertyGuru Group, which operates leading real estate sites in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia.
REA India is the only player in India to offer a full range of real estate services, supporting consumers throughout their home search, from initial search and discovery to financing and the final step of closing the deal. It provides real estate developers, brokers and homeowners with advertising and listing products, exclusive sales and marketing solutions for builders, data and content services, and personalized search, virtual tours, site visits, negotiations, home loans and post-sale services for consumers to both buy and rent.
REA India has a national presence with 17 offices across India with corporate headquarters located in Gurugram, Haryana.
Housing.com was founded in 2012 and acquired by REA India in 2017. Housing.com is India’s leading full-stack proptech platform for homeowners/homeseekers, landlords, developers and real estate agents. The Company provides listings for new homes, resale homes, rentals, land, commercial and community properties in India.
Backed by strong research and analytics, the company’s experts provide comprehensive real estate services that include advertising and marketing, sales solutions for real estate developers, personalized search, virtual tours, AR&VR content, home loans, end-to-end transaction services and post-transaction services for consumers to both Buy as well as for rent.
PropTiger.com is one of India’s leading digital property advisory companies, providing a one-stop platform for buying residential property. Founded in 2011 with a mission to help people buy their dream homes, PropTiger.com uses the power of information and the organization’s deep understanding of the real estate sector to bring simplicity, transparency and confidence to the home buying process.
PropTiger.com helps homebuyers through the entire home buying process through a mix of technology-enabled tools and on-site support. The company provides researched information on various locations and properties and provides guidance on matters related to legal paperwork and loan assistance to successfully complete a transaction.
Makaan.com was acquired by REA India in May 2015 with the vision of creating a real “marketplace” for real estate. Makaan.com has quickly become the partner of choice for consumers looking to rent, buy or sell a home. Offering maximum real estate options to its online clients, Makaan.com has grown to become one of the largest online real estate advertising platforms in India.
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