Who I Am
Dubbed as the most successful real estate entrepreneur, Mr. Dilip Barot can be said to be truly living the American dream in America – the land of opportunities. Starting from scratch, Mr. Dilip Barot through his entrepreneurial skills and vision, has developed multi-million dollar business ventures in the United States and India. Over a career spanning almost three decades, Mr. Barot has used his innovative ideas and business leadership acumen to successfully conceptualize, manage and deliver key residential and commercial projects in both the U.S. and India. This real estate magnate is the founder of Creative Choice Group, a U.S. based Investment Company having interests in real estate development, construction, and technology based services.
Over the years, Mr. Barot’s key focus has been on establishing successful business ventures based on strong business ethics, and principles designed to deliver results-driven quality services to its customers. In all of his companies, he prioritizes building talent through growth and leadership opportunities.
Mr. Dilip Barot was also chosen for the U.S. Corporate Stewardship Small Business Award by the U.S. Chamber and U.S. Department of Commerce for the year 2004. His entrepreneurial success saga has been featured in leading national and international publications such as Forbes magazine — “Imported Entrepreneurs” and Reader’s Digest — “Keepers of the Dream.”
- Mr. Dilip Barot is the President and CEO of Creative Choice Group, which has won several awards such as the Best Real Estate Development Award (in the 5-star category), the Florida and Business of the Year Award by the US Chamber of Commerce, and the Best Conceptualized IT Park in India Award by Outsourcing2India. Under the capable leadership of Mr. Barot, the Group manages high quality assets and undertakes housing development activities under its portfolio. The Creative Choice Group has formed affiliate companies under its umbrella providing investment, construction, asset management, and IT/software development services.
- The creative vision and strategic business thinking of Mr. Dilip Barot has also led to the inception of a world-class mixed use project called “InfoCity” which spreads across 150 acres in the Greenest Capital City of the World – Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. With approximately 10 million square feet, this area hosts the latest infrastructure facilities comprising IT Built Up Space, Infotower, International Clubhouse and Resorts, Residential Township, Shopping Malls, Luxury Hotels and a Convention Center.
- In addition, Mr.Barot was the founder of Etech Global Services, a call center acquired from Bellsouth in 2003. Etech offers technology-assisted customer interaction management services to Fortune 100 companies. It is a Tier One preferred provider for some of the leading corporate houses in the realms of telecom, retail, and education. Under Mr. Barot’s leadership, Etech has won several awards and recognition for the quality and value added services delivered by the company.
- Mr. Dilip Barot firmly believes in the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi and tries to incorporate those good values into his everyday business and personal life. Following such practices enables Dilip to improve his personal wellness of mind, body and spirit which, he believes, has been a contributing factor to his success while providing valuable opportunities for the future.
- Mr. Barot ensures that all of the organizations led by him are involved in social activities and community events designed to improve the living conditions and environment and lend a helping hand to the under-privileged.
- All of Mr. Barot’s companies, both in the US and in India, take an active role in various social causes and community events such as food and clothing drives for local charities, community blood drives and helping orphanages, tree plantings and other environmental projects.