M.R. Jaishankar, chairman and managing director of real estate firm Brigade Enterprises, the youngest of 12 siblings, started his career in the family business of growing coffee beans.
But after a nasty labor dispute, which resulted in the burning down of his factory in 1984, he saw an opportunity in the real estate business in the then sleepy Bangalore city — and tasted big success.
Everyone of us has our own ideas about a dream home and usually wonder if it makes a good investment or not.
But for Abhijit Mukherjee, president of the pharma firm Dr. Reddy’s, the choice is very clear — He is not a big fan of real estate investment.