Prestige Estates Projects Ltd

Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence


Bangalore, Karnataka -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/14/2012 -- The Prestige Group celebrated its Silver Jubilee anniversary by partnering with Taj West End to present a Vintage & Classic car rally to the city on Sunday - 29 April 2012. UB City, which is today Bangalore’s most happening hotspot for all events related to luxury, culture and art, played host to the event by displaying the classics there from 12 noon to 1pm.

Ms. Uzma Irfan - Executive Director, Corporate Communications, Prestige Group ( ), "Prestige is synonymous with fine living and classic designs which is the trademark of our brand. Over the years, we have created landmark developments which reflect our ethos and understanding of artistic creations, similar to what these vintage classics stand for. On the momentous occasion of our Silver Jubilee, we celebrated this milestone of ours alongside the Taj West End with this vintage car and motorcycle rally; which epitomized the appreciation for the classics of the yester years and connected with our quest for world-class aesthetics, designs and time-tested quality. We were happy that the citizens of Bangalore were able to partake of this opportunity and walk down memory lane and explore the times of the maharajas and nobility with us."

About the event:
The event began with an elaborate breakfast spread at the Taj West End followed by the rally at 10.30am. The classics were then on display between 12-1pm at UB City.

The rally was flagged off by the Chief Guest for the event - Chief Minister, Shri DV Sadananda Gowda from Taj West End. The vehicles moved towards Cubbon Park, Kasturbha Road, MG Road, Trinity Circle - halting by Vivanta by Taj MG Road, proceeding towards Ulsoor Lake heading to Dickenson Road, Commercial Street, Brigade Road, moving to UB City, back to Tiffany’s Circle, Kasturba Road, Cricket Stadium, Raj Bhavan, Chalukya Circle, Bangalore Golf Club, Windsor Circle, Shivananda Circle, Race Course Road and finally entering back into Taj West End.

Nearly a hundred vintage cars and motorcycles participated in this rally. There were 57 classic four-wheelers and 17 conventional motorcycles in the parade.

Some classic vintages that were a part of this event were:
- 1909 Wolseley that belonged to the Maharaja of Cooch Behar
- 1961 Jaguar E-Type, which in March 2008, was ranked first in the Daily Telegraph's list of the "100 most beautiful cars" of all times
- Jaguar Mk which also belonged to the Maharaja of Udaipur
- Other eye-catchers included the Mercedes, Austins, MGS, Ford Jeeps, Plymouth, Daimlers, Buick, Dodge, etc. which used to be the trademarks of maharajas and nobilities of yester years.

About Prestige Group
Synonymous with innovation, the Prestige Group ( ) has in recent years expanded its presence across several cities in South India including Chennai, Kochi, Mangalore, Mysore, Hyderabad and Goa apart from Bangalore.

The company already has several successful completed and ongoing projects in Chennai to its credit, spanning the commercial and retail segments. Prestige Cyber Towers and Prestige Palladium are two recently completed commercial developments, which have received an overwhelming response. Among other projects, Prestige Polygon, another commercial development, is currently under construction while the Forum Vijaya Mall, slated to be Chennai’s largest mall, is also scheduled to be unveiled later this year.

Over the last decade, the Prestige Group has firmly established itself as one of the leading and most successful developers of real estate in South India by imprinting its indelible mark across all asset classes. Founded in 1986, the group’s turnover has today crossed Rs.1600 crores. A leap that has been Inspired by CMD Irfan Razack and marshaled by his brothers Rezwan Razack and Noaman Razack. Having completed more than 161 projects covering over 45.82 million sq ft, the group has over 61.33 million sqft of under development & planned projects. In October 2010, the Prestige Group also successfully entered the Capital Market with an Initial Public Offering of Rs 1200cr.

Aggressive growth plans in the residential, commercial, retail, and hospitality domains will be visible in the skylines of Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Cochin, Mangalore, Mysore and Goa in the coming years. Giving each city an unparalleled experience with landmark malls on the lines of The Forum, large townships, tech parks, hotels, luxury villas and SEZs.

The Prestige Group is the only developer from Bangalore to receive the reputed FIABCI award for their software and residential facilities. The Prestige Group has been on a winning spree for the last two years and has received several international and national awards for their various developments. The latest in their kitty are the prestigious CNBC AWAAZ Crisil Credai Real Estate Awards for Prestige Wellington Park and the Asia Pacific International Property Awards for a record 11 projects including Prestige White Meadows, Prestige Golfshire, Prestige Shantiniketan and the Forum Value Mall among others.

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Press & Media Contact:
Neha Verma
Prestige Estates Projects Ltd
Bangalore - 560 001 (India)