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  • Monday, July, 2020| Today's Market | Current Time: 05:45:49
  • A respected developer in Navi Mumbai and key member of the CREDAI BANM, Mr. Hakim A. Lakdawala’s journey has been a fruitful one, from being a zealous investor to a self-made developer. He founded Goodwill Developers in 1997 along with his brothers, who collectively overlook the various operations of the company. While Mr. Hakim spearheads the business as Promoter of the company, his younger brothers Shabbir A. Lakdawala and Murtuza A. Lakdawala head the Sales & Marketing and Construction & Design departments respectively. The sister concern of the company, Goodwill Enterprises, which is a logistics firm focused on distribution for Hindustan Unilever (HUL), is looked after by Mr. Hatim A. Lakdawala.

    Goodwill Developers, affirmed with a stable BBB- CRISIL rating, have completed 18 commercial and residential projects of 20 lakhs sq ft, across Vashi, Kharghar, Airoli, Kopar Khairne, Nerul and Panvel in Navi Mumbai; the most notable ones being Goodwill Excellency, Goodwill Paradise and Goodwill Harmony. With two projects at a time, the company has steadily grown in the Navi Mumbai real estate market, and is openly looking at expansion opportunities for the future.

    The two currently on-going projects are Goodwill Unity and Goodwill Abode, located in Sanpada and Lonavala respectively. While the Unity project offers a completely digital residential society comprising 2BHK homes with sundecks and exclusive amenities; the Abode project is a bungalow scheme that offers luxurious 3, 4 & 5 BHK bungalows, amidst nature, complete with a fully-equipped clubhouse.

    In the 22 years of running the company, Mr. Lakdawala has made his mark by maintaining ethical business practices and welcoming conversation with employees by keeping an open door policy at work. Apart from this, Mr. Lakdawala is also actively involved in CSR activities in and around Navi Mumbai.