The Group entered the mall format retail arena in 2004 with The Forum at Kormangala, Bangalore. This award winning mall was Bangalore's first introduction to a truly globalized 'shopping attainment' experience and was instantly adopted by the city's shopaholic public. The Forum concept was then extended to value shopping with the introduction of the Forum Value Mall at Whitefield, Bangalore. Prestige has entered into an alliance with Capital Malls Asia to take The Forum brand across South India, with malls coming up in Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Mangalore and Mysore. In 2009, with The Collection at UB City, Prestige gave Bangalore, and India, their most preferred luxury shopping destination housing over 40 of the world's best known luxury brands under one roof.
Through Prestige Property Management and Services, the Group provides world class, impeccable property and facility management services to its customers. Under the aegis of Sublime, headed Ms. Uzma Irfan, the Group promotes the cause of fine art and culture, providing a platform for artists and art patrons to meet and interact through Sublime Galleria.
Ms. Sana Rezwan heads 23 Carat, a luxury retail consulting firm under the auspices of which she has also established Mason, a luxury boutique that brings global hate couture to India. Spring Green, spearheaded by Saeera Noaman, is the Group's initiative in horticulture and landscaping, which provides all the flora that adorns Prestige properties, besides that of its many other clientele.
Prestige is also involved in the field of education through in venture Academy at Bangalore. In-venture is a globalized, progressive school which follows the pioneering principles of multiples intelligence in its pedagogic approach. Bench marking itself against international standards, it has already made a strong mark in various national academic and competitive arenas.
Using this strong foundation as a launch pad, the Group continues to spread its wings across a wider geography. The future thus promises to be one of continued aggressive growth. Malls on the lines of The Forum, large townships, tech parks, hotels, luxury Villa, and SEZs will dot the skylines of Chennai, Goa, Hyderabad, Kochi, Mangalore and Mysore, besides Bangalore, in the coming years. The Prestige Group aims to leverage its formidable experience, expertise and technology to give the citizens of each location an unparalleled living and working experience.
Brand Prestige is today synonymous with the highest professional standards. Prestige is one of the very few developers to get the Crisis DA1 rating and to become an ISO 9001:2000 certified company. Prestige is the only company in Bangalore whose software and residential structures have won the reputed FIABCI award. For all this success the Prestige Group applauds and acknowledges the tremendous support and faith shown by its customers, business partners, and well-wishers.
Prestige is also firmly committed to a cleaner and greener environment and all the Group's developments have specific areas set aside for landscaping. Prestige has also taken an active role in improving Bangalore's civic infrastructure. For instance, together with the UB Group, Prestige helped to upgrade Vittal Mallya road in the heart of the city to world class standards. Prestige was also involved in improving a 10 km stretch of road in Whitefield, a sought after suburb of Bangalore. To top it all, beautification work done by the Group has won many 'Best Garden' awards at various horticultural shows. After all, the future has to be protected as it doesn't belong to us: we have only borrowed it from our children.