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Rohit Communities Receives CHBA-Alberta Award for Excellence in Housing

Edmonton, Alberta – On September 19th, 2015, the Canadian Home Builders’ Association – Alberta (CHBA – Alberta) announced the winners of this year’s Alberta Awards of Excellence in Housing in Jasper, Alberta. Rohit Communities is proud to have received an award for Multi-family Townhome Under $350,000 for the Carlton in southwest Edmonton’s Glenridding Heights.

“We are thrilled to be recognized for this project, especially amongst the diverse talent that we have in our industry,” said Amy Power, Marketing Manager at Rohit Communities, “The Carlton is among one of the newest floor plans we have in our portfolio, but the layout and design elements have already made it one of our best-selling models.  We are honoured to receive this industry recognition.”

This year the competition was particularly tough with over 400 submissions received by CHBA-Alberta, from 6 local home builder associations. Despite the tough competition, Rohit Communities happily earned 3 other finalist nominations, in addition to the Carlton’s Award for Multi-family Townhome Under $350,000. Their other finalist nominations were for the Kolkata’s two storey floor plan in the Single Family $340,000 – $380,000 category, the Maddox duplex in Fort Sasktchewna’s Sienna for Multi-family Duplex Under $350,000, and again for the Maddox in the Multi-family Townhome $350,000-$500,000 category.

Kitchen
Kitchen in the Carlton townhome showhome in Glenridding Heights, Edmonton.

The Carlton floor plan by Rohit Communities is available as both a townhome and duplex and is popular with a wide range of buyers, from first time home buyers to empty nesters. The Carlton is liked for its excellent use of space; open concept main floor, second floor laundry, flex area and optional 2 or 3 bedroom plans.

About Rohit Communities:
Rohit Communities, a division of the Edmonton-based Rohit Group of Companies, is an award winning developer and builder of new homes in Edmonton and Fort McMurray offering new townhomes, duplexes, condos, and two-storey homes for sale.

For more information contact:

Rohit Group of Companies
550 – 91 Street SW
Edmonton, AB T6X 0V1
marketing(@)rohitgroup.com
Tel: (780) 436.9015

Rohit Group of Companies Makes the Prestigious PROFIT 500 List

September 17th, 2015

Edmonton, AB – Canadian Business ranked Rohit Group of Companies No. 426 on the 27th annual PROFIT 500 List, the definitive  ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.  Rohit Group of Companies is honored to be named to the PROFIT 500 list and to be recognized amongst some of the most successful companies across Canada.

Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 500 profiles the country’s most successful growth companies.  A joint venture between Canada’s premier business brands, the PROFIT 500 is published in the October issue of Canadian Business and online at PROFITguide.com.   This is the second time in a row Rohit Group has appeared on the list, increasing their ranking from 431 in 2014 to 426 thanks to an impressive 93% sales leap over the last 5 years.

“The PROFIT 500 represent the highest tier of entrepreneurialism in Canada,” says James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. “They should be lauded for the positive economic contributions they’ve made to their communities—and the entire country.  They are examples of what can be accomplished with innovation, discipline and determination.”

Since 1986, Rohit Group has grown from a small home builder to a diversified organization with complementary interests in residential and land development, commercial assets and real estate lending. This vertical integration has positioned Rohit Group as an industry leader and the company and team has received a multitude of accolades on the local, provincial and national level.

At Rohit Group of Companies their vision is simple and straightforward. “We are a Real Estate Opportunity Company” states Rohit Gupta, President of Rohit Group of Companies, “and our diverse team of innovative thinkers and experienced talent are the driving force behind our success.” This attitude and vision has been key to the organizations success and is what has allowed Rohit to expand from its modest start as a small home builder to the successful and established firm that it is today.

About PROFIT and PROFITguide.com
PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada’s preeminent media brand dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 33 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it’s a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at PROFITguide.com.

About Canadian Business

Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a readership of more than 800,000, it is the country’s premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada’s business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. We provide concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Business—what leadership looks like.

For Further Information Contact:

Amy Power
Rohit Group of Companies
550 91 Street SW
Edmonton, AB   T6X 0V1
Phone: 780-702-4293
Email:  marketing(@)rohitgroup.com

Rohit Communities Wins Multiple Awards at CHBA Edmonton Awards of Excellence in Housing

April 25, 2015, Edmonton, AB – Rohit Communities joined other industry leaders this past weekend at the Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA) of Edmonton’s annual Awards of Excellence in Housing event. Home builders, land developers and renovators from the Capital Region gathered on Saturday to be recognized in a variety of categories including Advertising, Sales Person & Volume, Development, Leadership, and Single Family/Multi-Family models.

As attendees entered The Shaw Conference centre they were immediately transported to the world of Bollywood. Colorful table clothes, sumptuous décor, and extravagant musical numbers transformed the space and made for a lively and memorable evening.

Rohit Communities was proud to be recognized in a number of categories this year including the Best Sales & Information Centre for Multi-family homes, and Kim Johnson, a highly experienced Sales Person with a Rohit Communities, received the award for Sales Person of the Year in the Multi-Family category. Rohit Communities was also presented with the coveted Leadership Award, an award that encompasses a variety of categories including safety in the work place, professional development, employee satisfaction, industry involvement, community investment, environmental initiatives, and relationships with business partners. Rohit Land Development, a sister company to Rohit Communities, was awarded the Best Direct Mail/Email Promotion in advertising with their Up, Up and Away campaign for the Grand Opening of the Glenridding Heights community in Southwest Edmonton.

“It is an honor to be competing against the most celebrated in the Edmonton housing industry,” says Tiffany Vanderputten, Operations Manager of Rohit Communities, “to be recognized in a variety of categories ranging from advertising to design to leadership demonstrates that we are not just segmented to one section of the business and speaks to the experience, dedication, and diverse skill set encompassed by our team”.

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About Rohit Communities:

Edmonton Home Builder Rohit Communities, a division of Rohit Group of Companies, is an award winning builder of new homes in Edmonton and Fort McMurray offering new two-storey condos, townhomes, duplexes and single family homes.

For further information contact:

Amy Power
Rohit Group of Companies
550 – 91 Street SW
Edmonton, AB T6X 0V1
amy.power(@)rohitgroup.com">amy.power(@)rohitgroup.com
Tel: 780-702-4288

Rohit Communities Joins Home Builders to Support Habitat Day 2015

Edmonton Home Builder Rohit Communities Supports  Habitat Day 2015

April 09, 2015, Edmonton, AB – Rohit Communities is proud to be one of ten home builders supporting Habitat Day on Wednesday, April 15th, 2015. Ten of the leading home builders and developers in the Edmonton region have committed to donate $10,000 each for a total of $100,000 to help sponsor a Habitat home.

The 2015 Habitat Day Home Builders/Land Developers include Rohit Communities, Christenson Developments, Landmark Group of Companies, Qualico Communities, Dolce Vita Homes, Cameron Homes Master Builder, Pacesetter Homes, Daytona Group, Delcon Developments, and MacLab Enterprises. On April 15th, two representatives from each organization will come together to help build the newest Habitat home. This Habitat Day marks the 25th home sponsored from builders in the Capital Region – an exciting milestone for the Edmonton Habitat for Humanity chapter.

“Once again, we are proud to support Habitat Day in Edmonton,” said Rohit Gupta, president of Rohit Group of Companies. “It’s also exciting to see so many of our industry peers coming together as a group to give back to our community.  In today’s economy, organizations may scale back their charitable contributions, but this is the time of greatest need.”

Tune in to Global on Wednesday, April 15th to see all the builders, volunteers, and supporters in action and Rohit Communities encourages Edmontonians to show their support for the Habitat Day Builder Challenge.

About Habitat for Humanity

Founded in 1991, Habitat for Humanity Edmonton (HFHE) is a charitable organization working towards a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live. They mobilize volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting home ownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty. Visit HFH.org for more information.

About Rohit Group of Companies:

Rohit Group of Companies has grown from a small home builder in Edmonton to a diversified organization with complementary interests in residential and land development, commercial assets and real estate lending. Rohit Communities, the home building division and foundation of Rohit Group of Companies, has been named Edmonton’s Multi Family Home Builder of the Year 3 times.

For further information contact:

Amy Power
Rohit Group of Companies
550 – 91 Street SW
Edmonton, AB T6X 0V1
amy.power(@)rohitgroup.com">amy.power(@)rohitgroup.com
Tel: 780-702-4288

Rohit Group Finalist – 2015 Alberta’s Best Workplaces

Rohit Group of Companies Named a Finalist in 2015 Alberta’s Best Workplaces

April 7, 2015, Edmonton, AB – Rohit Group of Companies is very excited to announce that they have been named as a finalist for Alberta Venture’s 2015 Alberta’s Best Workplaces Awards in the Volunteerism & Community Involvement category. As an organization that realizes that the key contributors to success are their people, Rohit Group of Companies strives to provide all employees with a variety of valuable benefits, incentives, and personal development opportunities.

Rohit Group has demonstrated why it’s deserving of this award as giving back to the Edmonton and Alberta community is engrained in their beliefs. Last year, Rohit Group of Companies supported over 20 not-for-profit organizations including the WIN House, Bissell Centre, Habitat for Humanity, Mental Health Foundation, and the Little Warriors. What makes Rohit Group of Companies so unique is that employees are heavily involved in selecting which charities the company supports. Rohit employees are also encouraged to help with the organization of volunteers, the initiation of fundraising activities, and to voice their charitable ideas to upper management. By getting staff involved, employees become passionate and eager to help those individuals or groups in need.

“We are incredibly proud to be recognized for this prestigious award.” said Rohit Group of Companies Human Resources Manager, Kira Bocian. “It is truly an honour to be identified and celebrated as an exceptional workplace with forward-thinking human resources policies and extensive community involvement at a provincial level. Go Rohitians, go!”

The 2015 Alberta’s Best Workplaces Awards competition is put on by Alberta Venture Magazine and is a prestigious award well recognized in Alberta. For eight years, Alberta Venture has recognized Alberta-based organizations that are leading the way in corporate culture and human resources development. Alberta Venture describes a “best workplace” organization to be one that is dedicated to building a prosperous, forward-thinking organization while sustaining a company’s greatest asset – its people. Stay tuned as winners will be announced on May 25th, 2015.

To learn more about a career at Rohit Group of Companies visit our website at rohitgroup.com/careers.

About Rohit Group of Companies:

Rohit Group of Companies has grown from a small home builder in Edmonton to a diversified organization with complementary interests in residential and land development, commercial assets and real estate lending. Rohit Communities, the home building division and foundation of Rohit Group of Companies, has been named Edmonton’s Multi Family Home Builder of the Year 3 times.

Finalist

For further information contact:

Amy Power
Rohit Group of Companies
550 – 91 Street SW
Edmonton, AB T6X 0V1
amy.power(@)rohitgroup.com">amy.power(@)rohitgroup.com
Tel: 780-702-4288

Rohit Group of Companies is a 2015 Winner of Canada’s Top 100 Small and Medium Employers

March 10, 2015, Edmonton, AB – Rohit Group of Companies is honoured to announce its recognition once again as one of Canada’s Top 100 Small and Medium Employers for 2015! After a year that saw exciting new ventures and growth for the company, being recognized for a second year is a testament to the culture and industry leading initiatives that Rohit Group exemplifies.  The criteria for Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers changes yearly and is based on the best practices of a variety of corporations across the country.  Rohit Group has demonstrated why it’s deserving of this award by attracting and retaining quality employees and embodying an overall working culture that outrivaled countless other businesses.

“To be recognized again this year for this prestigious award is amazing for our team and something that we are extremely proud of!” said Rohit Group of Companies Human Resources Manager, Kira Bocian, “it is truly an honour to be known and celebrated at a national level as an exceptional workplace with forward-thinking human resources policies.”

The foundation of Rohit Group’s bid for Top Employers is its strong corporate culture, education and training programs, and charitable causes.  An internal values committee with participation from every division leads the corporate culture events and peer recognition program that is manifested from the company’s core values of conducting business.

Education and giving back to the community are also incredibly important to the company from executive level all the way down to entry level positions.  Employees are encouraged to seek further education to enhance their experience in the workplace, as well as opportunities to create a better community within the City of Edmonton. This year alone Rohit Group has supported many important causes including the WIN House, the Mental Health Foundation, and Little Warriors.

Rohit Group of Companies provides all permanent employees with an industry leading medical, dental, life insurance and disability program, with a health and wellness program to push employees towards their health and fitness goals.  Our benefits include 100% employer matched group RRSP program, health and personal spending account for employees and their families, education reimbursement program, and discounts to City of Edmonton recreation facilities and Rohit products.  To learn more about a career at Rohit Group visit our website at www.rohitgroup.com/careers.

About Rohit Group of Companies:

Rohit Group of Companies has grown from a small home builder in Edmonton to a diversified organization with complementary interests in residential and land development, commercial assets and real estate lending. This vertical integration has positioned Rohit Group as an industry leader and the company and team has received a multitude of accolades on the local, provincial and national level.  Rohit Communities, the home building division and foundation of Rohit Group of Companies, has been named Edmonton’s Multi Family Home Builder of the Year 3 times.

For further information contact:

Amy Power
Rohit Group of Companies
550 – 91 Street SW
Edmonton, AB T6X 0V1
amy.power(@)rohitgroup.com">amy.power(@)rohitgroup.com
Tel: 780-702-4288

Rohit Group of Companies Places 19 Finalists in 2015 CHBA Awards of Excellence

Rohit Group of Companies Places 19 Finalists in 2015 CHBA Awards of Excellence

February 23, 2015, Edmonton, Alberta – Rohit Group celebrates another amazing year with the announcement of the finalists for the 2015 Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) Edmonton Awards of Excellence in Housing!  Rohit Communities was awarded with the highly sought after title of Edmonton’s Home Builder of the Year in 2010, 2011, and 2013. This year, Rohit Communities finalized in 13 categories and its sister company, Rohit Land Development, placed 6 finalists on this year’s prestigious list.  Covering a broad spectrum of categories, Rohit Group found themselves finalists in the categories of Advertising, Sales Person, Leadership, and various Design and Development awards.

“The Awards of Excellence in Edmonton seems to get bigger and better each year” said Amy Power, Marketing Manager for Rohit Group of Companies. “Our industry is continuing to grow and innovate, and we’re very proud to be recognized as a leader among so many prestigious home builders and developers. The past year included many new ventures for us and it’s exciting to see the hard work of the entire Rohit team pay off.”

 The team at Rohit Group of Companies is excited to be recognized in all of the categories mentioned above including finalizing in the category for Best Multi-Family-Townhouse/Duplex for their Starling at Big Lake duplex project. The charming and unique duplexes include both front attached and rear detached models, offering a colourful selection of eye-catching homes that complement the Cape Cod streetscape. What makes this even more exciting is that the Starling at Big Lake community is also a finalist for the Best Community category in Edmonton.

 Starling at Big Lake is a master-planned community by Rohit Land Development. This incredible community is built upon the ideology of creating a vibrant neighbourhood that respects the ecological significance of the Big Lake area through the application of sound conservation planning principles. Together, Rohit Communities and Rohit Land Development have created the perfect opportunity for home owners – to live in a beautiful and functional home with a serene backyard consisting of wildlife, walking trails, and stunning views.

 Rohit Communities has recently introduced a new townhouse project in this desirable community, Starling Landing, which is now selling townhomes from the $260,000’s, ideal for first time home buyers, downsizers, or as an investment opportunity.

 Every year the CHBA Awards of Excellence in housing recognizes leaders in the home building industry in regards to design, marketing, sales, and community development in Edmonton and Area.  With so many players in the real estate business, the awards are a celebration of the extraordinary work that has characterized this dynamic industry. Winners will be announced on April 25th, 2015.

About Rohit Group of Companies:

Rohit Group of Companies began with the construction of a single-family home in 1986. Since then, the organization has grown from a small home builder to a diversified organization with complementary interests in residential and land development, commercial assets and real estate lending. This vertical integration has positioned Rohit Group as an industry leader, and the company and team have received a multitude of accolades on the local, provincial and national level.

For more information contact:

Amy Power
Rohit Group of Companies
550 – 91 Street SW
Edmonton, AB T6X 0V1
amy.power(@)rohitgroup.com">amy.power(@)rohitgroup.com
Tel: 780-702-4288