Sobha Developers Selects Tekla’s BIM Technology

Sobha Developers, a real estate major, has chosen Tekla Structures software as its Building Information Modeling (BIM) solution. The Group will introduce Tekla’s BIM Technology in all its business processes to create quicker, innovative and profitable projects with less environmental impact.

Sobha Developers, is one of the largest and only backward integrated real estate players in the country. The backward integration model is one of the key competitive strengths of Sobha. Backward Integration literally means that the company has all the competencies and in-house resources to deliver a project from conceptualization to completion. This integration enables the firm to create and manage its building and infrastructure projects quicker, more economically, and with less environmental impact.

The deal with Sobha is one of the valued order for Tekla's India office, and it consolidates Tekla's position as the leading BIM solution provider for the Indian construction industry. This deal enables Sobha to expand its adoption of building information modeling (BIM), a process based on intelligent models that offer architects, engineers and builders more predictable budgeting and greater flexibility in design through a fully-integrated workflow.

“We chose Tekla’s BIM technology after an extensive evaluation because the extent of its solutions and services will give our architects, engineers and visualization specialists all over the world the accuracy, efficiency, flexibility and collaboration required for developing sustainable designs, and also improve the overall project quality with true visualization and real-time information at all stages of the project but without the waste and inefficiency associated with old techniques,” says Mr. Rajesh Shirakol, Sr. Vice President -Design “. He further commented that the use of Tekla Structures will decrease the project run-through time, increase construction co-ordination and provide better design management. BIM is the future for our industry, and having access to the expertise and guidance of Tekla’s service team enables us to stay ahead of the curve and deliver the innovation our customers demand and deserve.”

” We at Tekla are excited to be associated with Sobha Developers, a real estate major, for selecting Tekla’s BIM Solution.Tekla India is working very closely with Sobha Developers to see a smooth transition of technology during the implementation phase. We will further continue to provide the required technical support through our service team in India” says Mr. Nirmalya Chatterjee, COO, Tekla India Pvt. Ltd.

About Sobha

Sobha Developers Ltd., a Rs. 15 billion Company, is one of the largest and only backward integrated real estate players in the country.

Sobha Developers was founded in 1995 with a clear vision to transform the way people perceive quality in the real estate sector in India.

Sobha is primarily focused on residential and contractual projects. The Company’s residential projects include presidential apartments, villas, row houses, super luxury apartments, luxury apartments, semi-luxury apartments, and plotted development along with amenities such as a clubhouse, swimming pool and shopping complex. In all its residential projects the Company lays strong emphasis on environmental management, water harvesting and high safety standards. For more information, please visit

About Tekla

With its software, Tekla Corporation drives the evolution of digital information models and provides thus more and more competitive advantage to the construction and infrastructure industries. Tekla has customers in nearly 100 countries, offices in 15 countries and a worldwide partner network. The company was established in 1966 and is one of the longest operating software companies.

With an ambition to multiply its customers' potential to think and achieve big, Tekla provides an accurate, detailed, and data-rich 3D BIM (Building Information Modeling) software environment that can be shared by contractors, structural engineers, steel detailers and fabricators, as well as concrete detailers and manufacturers. The highly detailed as-built structural models created, combined and distributed with Tekla Structures enable the highest level of constructability and production control. Centralizing building information into the model allows for more collaborative and integrated project management and delivery. This translates into increased productivity and elimination of waste, thus making construction and buildings more sustainable. For more information, please visit