Housing.com & PropTiger.com Parent Company REA India Ranked 4th Among Best Workplaces in Asia™ : Great Place to Work Survey

31st August, 2023: India’s largest full stack PropTech company REA India – Which owns Housing.com, PropTiger.com & Makaan.com, has secured 4th rank in Best Workplaces in Asia™ list by the Great Place to Work® Institute in the large workplaces category. This is the third consecutive time the company has been featured in the esteemed list.

Earlier this year, the Gurgaon-headquartered company received the 3rd spot among 100 Best Companies To Work For in India in the study conducted by the Great Place to Work® Institute. The institute also recognized it as one of India’s Top 50 Best Workplaces in Building a Culture of Innovation by ALL and as one of India’s Best Workplaces in Retail 2023 (e-commerce category) for the third time.

Owned by Melbourne-based REA Group, the company also recently featured in top 10 companies among India’s Top 50 Best Workplaces for Millennials for 2023 by the Great Place to Work® Institute, which speaks for its commitment to consistency in superior experience for all.

“At REA India, we firmly believe that our people are the driving force behind our success. Our people-first culture thrives on innovation freedom, collaboration, investment in employee success and well-being, and an enabling environment for an impactful contribution. As a part of the REA Group, we take immense pride in the contributions we make to the ever-evolving PropTech industry, and this recognition further cements our position as a leader shaping the future of the real estate sector.” said Mr. Dhruv Agarwala, CEO, REA India (Housing.com, PropTiger.com & Makaan.com).  

“REA India stands as an exemplar of progressive work culture characterised by diversity, inclusivity and a firm commitment to equity. The company has launched several transformative initiatives that have gone on to set new industry standards. REA India’s early cheque-in policy (offering access to a portion of one’s salary on the 15th of each month), the employee well-being and assistance programme (EWAP prioritises mental health) and a flexible-hybrid-work model tailored to various role requirements, underscore the organization’s adaptability to evolving work dynamics,” the company said in a statement.

Programmes like EmpowHER, designed to welcome returning women or those seeking career transitions, regular awareness workshops and training programmes organised to actively combat biases, and the CSR initiatives focused on empowering and enabling women show their commitment to support women. This holistic approach ensures REA India remains a pioneer in fostering a conducive work culture and setting industry benchmarks, it added.

Mr. Rohit Hasteer, Chief Human Resource Officer, REA India (Housing.com, PropTiger.com, and Makaan.com), said: “Come Home to REA India ─ that’s our EVP, and we deliver it by fostering a workplace environment that feels like home. The REA India culture is about a sense of belonging, about learning and growth, about creating an impact and about being a part of a big global family that is passionate about changing the way the world experiences property. Nothing else but our people, driven by our values, embody who we are as a company.”

“As we cherish and celebrate this milestone, it’s a reminder that our journey is marked not just by accomplishments but by our resolve to continually redefine what’s achievable. This celebration is an ode to the brilliance our team members bring to our workplace each day, shaping our shared success story,” adds Mr. Hasteer.

Great Place To Work® identifies the best workplaces in Asia by analyzing companies’ workplace programmes and surveying over a million employees across Asia on the key factors that create great workplaces for all. REA India was featured as a Great Place to Work, in Asia in 2022 and 2021 as well.  REA India has featured amongst the 100 best companies to work for, in the years 2017, 2019, 2021, and 2022. Over the years, REA India has striven to build an organization on the fundamentals of trust, transparency, and expertise, and it has emerged as one of the most preferred employers in the country.