Mangalore : Connecting for Lifetime with a Comfort zone Called Home

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Mangalore, Mar 16: There is a popular saying which says ‘home is where the heart is’.  A good home which can also be termed as the living space is nothing but an extension of one’s personality. It is the comfort zone where people live,  rest, relax, enjoy and find the much needed breathing space in their lives. Needless to say people are extremely choosy and  exacting when it comes to having  a home of their own, especially those who are looking for living in style, comfort, luxury and  in a surrounding which is safe and environmentally friendly.   Connect Builders and Developers, a leading name in construction in the landscape of Mangalore,  has been catering to the needs of the true connoisseurs of living life in style and in luxury with their signature projects.  With a successful  track record spanning  over 25 years in the challenging  field of construction, Connect has been able to stay connected with the needs, hopes  and aspirations of the people of the coastal districts who have always exhibited a penchant for  something elegant, tangibly elite,  luxurious, extraordinary  yet comfortable and safe to  live in. 

Connect Builders and Developers was known as Ashwin Enterprises started by K C Alva, who continues to be the Chairman and guide the Company rechristened Connect Developers and Builders,  in 2005. His rich experience and vision has helped the company to tide over rough and challenging situations.  His son  young and suave Umakanth Alva, who is the CEO and Managing Director of Connect,  has infused new ideas, energy and dynamism into the organization.  He is  the driving force leading to the establishment of Connect and its emergence as a preeminent player in the real estate scenario in Mangalore.   His work experience with the Aditya Birla Group, which exposed him to international project management services,  has kept him in good stead in making Connect  a major real estate player in the city. 

The company is also fortunate to have the services of its energetic  and ebullient Director – Sales and Marketing P S Mohammed.  With his wide ranging experience in assorted fields ranging from construction and education,  has given him an unique insight to know the market trends. “We are striving to create architectural masterworks which reflect creativity, engineering excellence and value for money.  We are committed to provide utmost satisfaction to our esteemed customers by living up to their expectations in terms of timely delivery and  top quality,  in an environment-friendly and cost-effective way”  asserts CEO Umakamath Alva giving a glimpse of the vision that guides the company. 

Tasting Success 

In the last 25 years Connect Developers and Builders has  tread on the path of success built on its commitment to give aesthetically and visually appealing landmarks to people with special emphasis on quality and environment.  The firm steadfastly believes that the quality of homes should enrich the quality of life of people who live in it, for they deserve the best when they spend a sizeable part of their hard earned resources  to own a dream home of their own.  Needless to say Connect Developers is a name to reckon with when it comes to offering homes with a difference –stylish,  finest locations, superior quality of construction  and  top notch  amenities to ensure luxury and convenience of life. Their impeccable  track  record of the past 25 years has earned them good reputation and goodwill of the people, which is hard to beat.  Their numerous projects,  especially layouts speak volumes of their standing and credibility as a real estate developer far excellence.  Apart from constructing the  Karnataka Bank Head office  in association with K C Nayak, the company has developed many layouts in Kottara, Kavoor, Panji Mogaru and Bajpe. 

However, its ongoing project Connect Glenview, which is coming up in a sprawling 30 acre land near Konaje,  is the most ambitious project of the group. Connect Parkwood Villas  is a unique and first of its kind project approved by MUDA which has tried to incorporating state of the art green environment features with an eye of luxury and comfort for a lifetime. Inaugurated in October 2010, comprising  independent plots and villas, it shows all signs of becoming a landmark of Mangalore, largely due to its idyllic location. The project will be completed within 36 months in a phased manner.   Nestled in the picturesque valley near Konaje surrounded by Mangalore University, Medical Colleges, Hospitals and the imposing 321-acre  campus of Infosys, Connect Glenview is the most happening project in the real estate scenario  of Mangalore.  Coming up in a 11-acre of scenic opulence, Connect Parkwood Villas is a part of the Connect Glenview Project  near  Konaje.   It is situated at  about 20 kms drive from  Thokkottu with a 4-lane  road facility, jus the right kind of location with all the amenities. Located far away from the hustle and bustle of city traffic and fast life but armed with all comforts of living , it provides a perfect retreat for those who prefer the tranquil atmosphere of the countryside.

Redifining Luxury Living

The bucolic beauty and  charm of this location makes it an heavenly abode on earth, an unmatched  living experience for those who choose to dwell here.  “Connect Parkwood is  like a private world, a confluence of architecture, design, construction, style, elegance and modernity, to ensure that life is a celebration all around.  “We want to redefine the concept of luxury living by according  top priority to nature and environment-friendly living”, says company’s CEO and Managing Director Umakanth Alva. Connect Parkwood offers villas ranging from 2150 sq feet to 4000 sq feet, offering a choice of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes with world class amenities and  luxuries.  What is more, the project is completely eco-friendly, thereby intending to give the first of its kind of  green living experience for  Mangaloreans. 

About 80 villas will be coming up  in the 1st phase of the project which has a total of 240 premium villas to come up in a phased manner and the project is expected to be ready by 2013.  The villas are built  using eco-friendly material in the construction.   There is no cement plastering for the walls  thus saving water required for curing and it also not prone to cracks.  Only plantation certified wood is used which means there is no chopping of trees  for construction purpose.  “We are using lot of large glasses to allow lot of natural light inside  the house.  Only glazed glasses are used to allow only natural light and not heat”, says Director Sales, P S Mohammed elaborating on the uniqueness of these villas.  The company gives priority to effective space utilization, superior quality and luxury and comforts that can be matched with the best in the world.  It keeps constantly upgrading construction  techniques, architectural designs, specifications, features and  amenities to keep abreast of the developments elsewhere.   

This  eco-friendly  project promotes the concept of ‘grow your own water’ so as to reduce its dependence on Municipal water supply.  “We are resorting to water harvesting by recharging ground water totally.  In this task we have tied up with ZED Consultants of Biodiversity Consultants India Limited”, Umakanth explains.  Connect Parkwood also boasts of facilities like super market, man made lake, 24-hour security, children’s Park, sewage treatment plant, amphitheatre, jogging track, clubhouse with swimming pool, wide tarred road and many other facilities and features aimed at providing maximum comforts to its residents. “We have realized that many Mangaloreans who are used to world-class comforts elsewhere are not finding such luxury back in Mangalore.  We want to give such top class amenities to the people who are on the look out for such comforts and luxuries in Mangalore”, Umakanth reasons.

Many Firsts

Accolades and recognition  have come to Connect from diverse corners ay and not without reason.   Connect Developers  has many firsts to its credit.   The Company is the first developer in Mangalore to receive MUDA approval for all their layouts.  They are the first builders to sell land  in Mangalore in sq feet, first developers in Mangalore  to provide 40ft road   in layouts and also the first ones to come out with green villa projects in the city.   The company is sure to have many more firsts to its credit going by  its perfect track record and the  goodwill it has been able to earn from its satisfied customers who vouch for their professionalism and customer-satisfaction approach.   The company also has many ongoing and future projects under its belt and has plans to expand further by taking up new projects in Bangalore.

Connect has come a long way in the last 3 decades and is still raring to go.  With a reputation to match with the qualitative  projects it has dotted on the landscape of Mangalore, Connect Builders and Developers have established their stranglehold in the real estate scenario of Mangalore and that too in style.   


310, Mangalore Gate
3rd Floor, Kankanady
Bypass Road Kankanady
Mangalore - 575 002.
Phone : +91-0824-4278199
Fax      : +91-0824-2444199
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P S Mohammed  - Director Sales
Mob :  097410  70000
274,  V R Manor, 100 feet Road
Next to Bank of Baroda, Indiranagar
Bangalore  560 038.
Ph   : +91-080 4133 0054
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