Nithin Ragav Sundar

Nithin Ragav Sundar- CEO, Starva Constructions Private Limited


Nithin Ragav Sundar is a seasoned entrepreneur with over 21 years of extensive experience in Architecture, Retail, Construction Management, Project Management, Product Development, Global Operations Management, and Marketing. After a successful tenure with industry giants like Tesco and Tata, Nithin transitioned into entrepreneurship, bringing a wealth of knowledge and innovative thinking to the table. For the past 12 years, he has been at the forefront of the business world, founding an award-winning company and establishing one of Bengaluru's most promising budget turnkey home builders. Nithin’s expertise and visionary leadership continue to drive success and set new benchmarks in the industry. Currently spearheading Starva Constructions Private Limited towards becoming one of the trusted home building turnkey companies in India.



Starva Homes and it's Services


Starva Homes is at the forefront of revolutionizing the home-building experience for new homeowners. The company is dedicated to providing innovative, high-quality, affordable, and sustainable housing solutions that cater to the diverse needs and preferences of modern families.


Services Include:

      1. Project Planning and Management

  • Comprehensive planning of infrastructure projects, from initial concept through completion.
  • Project management services to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards. 

      2. Construction Services:

  • Execution of construction projects across various sectors such as residential, commercial, industrial, and public infrastructure.
  • Implementation of advanced construction techniques and use of high-quality materials to ensure durability and efficiency. 

3. Architectural Design:

  • Architectural design and concept planning, along with structural engineering.
  • Innovative design solutions tailored to meet the specific needs of clients and comply with regulatory standards.


4. Environmental and Sustainability Solutions:

  • Incorporation of sustainable practices and eco-friendly solutions in all projects.
  • Environmental impact assessments and mitigation strategies to minimize the ecological footprint of construction activities.


5. Real Estate Development:

  • Residential and commercial real estate development, including housing complexes, office buildings, and retail spaces.
  • Market analysis and strategic planning to ensure successful real estate ventures.


6. Consultancy Services:

  • Advisory services on infrastructure development, investment opportunities, and project feasibility.
  • Expert guidance on regulatory compliance, risk management, and financial planning.


Starva aims to combine innovation, quality, and sustainability in all its services, contributing to the development of robust infrastructure that meets the growing needs of communities and businesses.



Inspiration behind Starva


Starva was founded with the vision of redefining the home-building experience by addressing the evolving needs of modern homeowners. The inspiration for Starva stems from a deep understanding of the challenges faced by new homeowners, including the desire for personalized living spaces, sustainable and energy-efficient homes, and a seamless, enjoyable home-buying experience at an affordable price. Recognizing these needs, Starva set out to create a new standard in residential construction.




Starva Constructions envisions becoming a leading name in the global construction industry, recognized for its commitment to quality, innovation, and sustainability. The company aims to transform the construction landscape by integrating advanced technologies, eco-friendly practices, and customer-centric solutions into every project. Starva Constructions aspires to build not just structures but lasting legacies that contribute to the betterment of communities and the environment.



Future Horizons


Sustainable Development:

  • Eco-Friendly Practices: Implementing green building techniques and using sustainable materials to reduce the environmental impact of construction projects.
  • Energy Efficiency: Designing and constructing energy-efficient buildings to promote sustainability and reduce operational costs for occupants.


Innovation and Technology:

  • Advanced Construction Techniques: Continuously adopting and integrating the latest construction technologies and methodologies to enhance efficiency and quality.
  • Smart Infrastructure: Developing smart buildings equipped with cutting-edge technologies that improve safety, convenience, and energy management.


Quality and Excellence:

  • High Standards: Maintaining rigorous quality control measures to ensure the highest standards in construction and finishing.
  • Skilled Workforce: Investing in the continuous training and development of employees to keep them abreast of the latest industry advancements and best practices.


Customer Satisfaction:

  • Client-Centric Approach: Prioritizing customer needs and preferences in every project to deliver personalized and satisfactory outcomes.
  • Transparent Processes: Ensuring clear and open communication with clients throughout the project lifecycle to build trust and transparency.


Community Impact:

  • Community Development: Focusing on projects that enhance the quality of life in local communities, including residential, commercial, and public infrastructure.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Engaging in CSR activities that support local communities, education, and environmental conservation.


Global Expansion:

  • International Presence: Expanding operations to new markets and regions, establishing Starva Constructions as a global player in the construction industry.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Forming strategic alliances with other industry leaders to leverage expertise and enhance project capabilities.


Financial Stability and Growth:

  • Sustainable Growth: Ensuring financial stability through prudent management and strategic investments to support long-term growth and expansion.
  • Innovation Investment: Allocating resources towards research and development to foster continuous innovation in construction practices and materials.



Unveiling the Path: Origin and Evolution


In April 2006, he joined Invicus Engineering Private Limited as a Senior CADD Associate. There, he set up the company from scratch along with its founder and a friend. He also gained experience in designing infrastructure facilities conforming to international standards, including town planning and traffic engineering. This role not only enhanced his technical skills but also involved setting up the infrastructure and working environment for the startup company.



Expansion into Retail and Store Design


His career took a significant leap in May 2007, when he joined Tesco. Over the course of eight years, he rose through the ranks, starting as a Design Associate and eventually becoming a Program Manager. Managed global operations and large teams and was accountable for planning, designing, and approving store layouts for multiple countries. After an eight-year stint, he had an opportunity to get into entrepreneurship, thus founding his first startup, Credessol Creative Solutions LLP, in 2015, which went on to be an award-winning company in 2018 along with The Build Awards.


In May 2016, he took a dive into the corporate world again for a brief period as a Country Manager for Store Design at Trent Hypermarket Pvt. Ltd.-Star Bazaar, a Tata & Tesco Enterprise. After one year into this, his heart still remained at Credessol, and hence he returned to do what he did the best- Credessol Creative Solutions LLP, as the Founder and later Group Managing Director, led efforts across various domains, including interior and architecture design, business consulting, and mobile app development, which resulted in significant revenue growth and successful project execution in India and the UK.



Roles and Operational Excellence


His entrepreneurial spirit continued with roles such as Chief Executive Officer at Massimo Creatives and Director of Operations at Realm Consilio Design Studio and Realm Tech Solutions. His strategic execution of creative solutions and development of mobile and e-commerce applications showcased his versatility and ability to drive growth in different sectors. He also served as the Head of Operations at Nationalle Corporate Advisors, where I planned profitable ventures in stock and crypto trading, as well as blockchain technology. He also briefly held the role of Strategic Partner for Marketing and Business Development at Embrace Consulting.


Currently, he is the CEO at Starva Constructions Private Limited in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Since February 2022, he has been steering the company towards continuous growth, leveraging his experience in architecture, construction, and operations management.



Life Coaching


In addition to his professional roles, he has been a Certified Life Coach, a Reiki, NLP Practitioner, and Hypnotherapist with Health'n Minds since September 2016.



Motivation to Work in Diverse Fields like IT, E-Commerce, and Architecture


His interest in innovation and technology has been a significant motivator throughout his career. From his small role as a Senior CADD Associate at Invicus Engineering, where he engaged in designing infrastructure facilities, to his later ventures in IT and e-commerce, he has consistently sought opportunities to integrate cutting-edge technology into his work. His roles in software development, product design, and digital marketing demonstrated my enthusiasm for leveraging technology to create innovative solutions.


A consistent theme in his career shows his dedication to deliver high-quality results and ensure client satisfaction. Whether managing construction projects, developing e-commerce platforms, or leading operational strategies, he has focused on meeting and exceeding client expectations.


His role as a Certified Life Coach with Health'n Minds highlights his interest in personal development and helping others achieve their goals. This aspect of his career reflects a broader motivation to make a positive impact on individuals and organizations alike. By integrating coaching into his professional life, he has been able to support the growth and development of his teams and clients.

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