Brigade Enterprises Ltd is a real estate development company. They are one of the leading property developers in the cities of Bangalore & Mysore, and is expanding to other cities in Southern India. The company is primarily engaged in the development of residential, commercial and hospitality properties in South India. The company was established on May 29, 1990 as a partnership firm with the name Brigade Enterprises which was subsequently converted into a private limited company called Brigade Enterprises Pvt Ltd on November 8, 1995. The company was incorporated as a public limited company with the present name on July 20, 2007. The company completed the construction of Brigade Gardens in January 1992. In April 1994, they completed the luxury apartments project, Brigade Residency in Mysore which is first one outside Bangalore. In June 2000, they launched 'Homestead I' range of luxury service apartments in Bangalore and in December 2001, they completed the project namely Komarla Brigade Residency, which is an eco-friendly building. In August 2002, Brigade Developers Pvt Ltd and Brigade Investments and Projects Pvt Ltd merged with company with effect from April 1, 2001. In June 1, 2004, the company incorporated Brigade Hospitality Services Pvt Ltd as a 100% subsidiary company. In October 2005, Brigade Constructions Pvt Ltd merged with company with effect from April 1, 2004. In June 2006, they completed the project, Brigade Millennium which is an integrated lifestyle enclave in Bangalore. The company incorporated Brigade Estates and Projects Pvt Ltd and Brigade Properties Ltd on December 7, 2006 and May 16, 2007 respectively. The company completed the projects, Brigade Gateway at Malleswaram and Brigade Metropolis at Whitefield during the year which are part of integrated lifestyle enclaves developed by the company. In July 2008, the company won a bid for the property of 10.5 acres on Old Madras Road, Bangalore. Also, they launched their IT SEZ project Kochi. The company had recently bagged the tender to co-develop five acres of land in Kochi to develop about 6 lakh sq ft IT SEZ space. The project is expected to be completed in about 2 years. Brigade Enterprises Ltd has secured a spot in the latest annual 'Best Under a Billion' list for the Asia-Pacific region in the US magazine Forbes.