Honey Katiyal – Founder & CEO,Investors Clinic :
There are hardly any Real Estate Tycoons like Mr Honey Katiyal, Founder & CEO, Investors Clinic Infratech Pvt. Ltd. He is a visionary genius, a value builder with a global mindset in the world of real estate.
Blessed with flawless business acumen, unassuming while dealing with colleagues and associates, and flamboyant enough to be written about on page three of colourful newspaper supplements, Mr Katiyal has a way with everybody he interacts with and leaves an indelible mark on their mind, that too with great ease! One of the youngest entrepreneurs in the real estate sector, he is also one of the very first and few who comprehended the necessity of providing professional real estate services to the customers.
There are many dimensions to the 34 year old Dynamic and self-motivated visionary CEO from Moradabad who bridged the journey from an aspiring youngster to the top notch real estate entrepreneur in a very short span. An avid gymmer, a cricketing and Formula One enthusiast, socially full of zip and superb while hobnobbing with stars from the cricketing world and Bollywood, Honey Katiyal loves to live life king size. Yet it’s his work that drives him, as is evident from the many awards and accolades he has been honored with in the last few years. Amongst the multitude, there is the Times Research Service Excellence Award 2010 and Rajiv Gandhi Realty Excellence Award for Best Property Consultant 2010-11, for his outstanding contribution to the Indian real estate industry. In November 2010 itself, Mr Katiyal was conferred with the prestigious Glory of India Award & Certificate of Excellence. He was chosen for this award by India International Friendship Society (IIFS) because of his visionary approach and his exemplary contribution in introducing professional real estate marketing services in India.
It’s not a lengthy one with too many twists and turns but it’s quite a story of success. He came to Delhi in1997, to pursue his Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the Aurobindo College but did not waste time and started his own business after graduation. This was the time when multi-level marketing (MLM) companies were doing very well. So he plunged into the bandwagon and soon started his own MLM Company with the name of Milestones Marketing. But he realised soon enough that the MLM concept would not get any better, so he entered in the real estate arena. On December 7, 2006, Investors Clinic — a real estate consultancy firm — came into existence. The office was set up at Ansal Fortune Arcade. And fortunately the business hit the bull’s eye.
Honey Katiyal practically transformed the face of real estate industry in India by bringing in professionalism in this sector.
It helped immensely that he understood the pulse of the market and prospective buyers. Mr Katiyal believed in acting as a strategic adviser to both, real estate developers and buyers, a step that may have contributed significantly to the way real estate consultants were regarded. Under his leadership, Investors Clinic emerged as one of North India’s leading real estate advisory and portfolio management firms.
Thus, it is a known fact that IC is a pioneer amongst professional real estate consulting companies in India. In a span of 7 years, it went from a handful of employees to a work force of over 2100 professionals and a Net Worth of more than Rs. 1000 crore. Investors Clinic has sold properties worth Rs. 40,000 crores since inception to 85,000 satisfied families. It is currently selling more than 1500 properties worth Rs. 1000 Crore per month. Having said that, Investors Clinic surpassed its past sale records in 2014 by selling 2400 properties in the month of March itself. Investors Clinic takes pride in the fact that it is one of the highest tax paying company of the industry. With more than 1,25,000 sq. ft. of office space, Investors Clinic has offices today in more 29 cities PAN India. “We make it our business to understand your financial requirements. We have already served the premier corporate houses in both domestic and international arena,” says the magnate. In his very own words, the story has only just begun. Mr Katiyal’s vision for his company is, “To be India’s most admired and customer centric real estate service provider.” Success loves this man for a reason. He aspires as much for his people as himself.