Sobha Hartland, situated in the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City, is a rambling 8,000,000 square-foot gated network with huge desire.

It’s an undertaking which is the launchpad for Sobha Realty to possibly turn into a $1bn organization. Sobha Group executive, PNC Menon, says, “We at present do $700m. We are not overambitious.”

How can it intend to arrive? With a normal populace development pace of 5 percent, Menon says that Dubai’s land advertise size is pegged at Dhs25bn ($6.8bn). Sobha is plotting for Dhs2.5bn ($680m) of that pie in its immediate land business. The other Dhs1bn ($272m) is by method for the gathering’s auxiliary organizations like development, structure and assembling which will produce another Dhs1bn. “That together adds up to around $1bn.”

Significantly, this isn’t the main billion-dollar organization inside the Sobha Group. Menon’s child, Ravi, heads up the gathering’s India tasks which is run freely from the UAE-based organization. The Indian arm is as of now recorded on the Bombay Stock Exchange and Menon says that it also will turn into a billion-dollar organization in the following 3-5 years.

What’s more, if that wasn’t sufficient, at 70 years old, he presently plans to set up another business – however he has no clue about what it will be.

“I have to discover a business other than land to make my life, not my living. Land is a repetitive business. I ought to have something that isn’t excessively repetitive. One thing that I’m clear is that if the [new] business needs more potential to arrive at a billion dollars, I won’t get into it.

Sobha started in 1976 as a furniture-production and inside structuring business in Oman that at that point developed into fitting out government structures, inns and even royal residences across Oman, Brunei and the UAE. A portion of its most critical ventures are Muscat’s Sultan Qaboos Stupendous Mosque, Dubai’s Kempinski Lodging at the Shopping center of the Emirates and activities in the royal residences of Brunei.

By 1995, Menon chose to move the business further upstream and started land advancement by setting up the India division which concentrated on development in India. Be that as it may, there were severe business exercises to be learnt in the nation of his introduction to the world.

“There’s debasement, political impedance, and furthermore administrative obstruction like assessment specialists. They’re similar to vultures. Individuals in India have begun to feel that India isn’t that incredible a spot for representatives. While we as a whole have open door in India, the procedure and the board of working together in India are very difficult.”

By 2011, he chose to return full-time to the Center East and left his child responsible for the tasks in India, while he set up a land organization in Dubai. They gained the land at the Mohammed Canister Rashid Al Maktoum City in 2011 and by 2014 started development.