Trump's Organization inks deal for real estate project in Kolkata

19 Nov 2016 | Written by Sneha Johny; Edited by Mansi Motwani
Trump's real estate venture in India

Donald Trump's Trump Organization has partnered with Indian realty firm Unimark Group to launch a residential project in Kolkata.

Reports stated that plans are ongoing to develop a 400,000 sq. ft. project along Kolkata's EM Bypass.

Talks are on to develop a second realty project in Pune, according to reports.

The project in Kolkata is pitched to be company's fifth project in India.

In context: Trump's real estate venture in India

AboutTrump Organization

One of America's biggest conglomerate, the Trump Organization is US President-elect Donald Trump's multinational company, headquartered in New York City.

Started almost 93 years ago as Elizabeth Trump & Son, the company is run by Donald Trump, who serves as its Chairman currently.

With the organization's prime focus on real estate, the company owns a massive portfolio of residential and commercial properties.

Trump's venture into India's real estate sector

In 2012, Trump Organization partnered with Pune-based Panchshil realty to build the Trump Tower in Pune's Kalyani Nagar. In 2014, the company joined hands with Mumbai's Lodha Group to build a high-end luxury residential property, which reportedly offers its residents private jet services.
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19 Nov 2016Trump's Organization inks deal for real estate project in Kolkata

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Pune's Panchshil Realty's real estate developer however said that the project had been dropped "long back."