With the full name of Dr. Ir. Ciputra was born in the small town of Parigi, Central Sulawesi on August 24, 1931 with the name Tjie Tjin Hoan, he was the third child of the couple Tjie Poe and Lie Sim Eng Nio is also a simple family background. When he was 12 he lost his father, who died in custody due to the Japanese occupation forces considered false accusations Dutch spy. Bitterness childhood has led to the determination and the important decisions that have aspirations to school in Java for a better future, free from poverty and destitution.
Finally Dr. Ir. Ciputra little back to school even though late. He was late because we are still in a state of war with the Dutch and the Japanese army. He entered grade 3 elementary school in the village Bumbulan though he was already 12 years old and almost 4 years late. When he was 16 years old graduated from junior high school and then went on in Gorontalo and high school level in Manado after it entered the ITB in Bandung majoring in architecture. Late but not that hampered not ..?
Ciputra works great so diverse, because almost all sub-sectors dijamahnya property. He now controls five business groups Jaya, Metropolitan, Pondok Indah, Bumi Serpong Damai, and Ciputra Development, each of which has its core business in the property sector. New city project is now a total of 11 pieces scattered in Greater Jakarta, Surabaya, and in Vietnam with a total land area covers 20,000 acres. The 11 cities that the new Bumi Serpong Damai, Pantai Indah Kapuk, Puri Jaya, CitraRaya Nuance City Art, City Park Bintaro Jaya, Pondok Indah, Citra Indah, Metropolitan Park City, CitraRaya Surabaya, Sidoarjo New Town, and Citra Westlake City Hanoi, Vietnam. Commercial property projects, is also very classy and a trend setter in its field. Moreover, projects are also a magnet for the growth of the surrounding area.
Ciputra pioneered a business trip since I was a student of architecture Bandung Institute of Technology. Together with Ismail Sofyan and Budi Brasali, a fellow student, founded around 1957 PT Ciputra Power Notices. Architect firm owned by three students, has been awarded a contract for the work was tolerable, compared to other similar companies. Projects that they handle include a bank buildings in Banda Aceh. Ciputra of 1960 graduated from ITB. Jakarta ... We need to Jakarta, for there is a lot of work, he told Islamil Sofyan and Budi Brasali. The decision is a milestone that determines the way of life Ciputra and his colleagues. With the flag of PT Perentjaja Djaja IPD, which shot Ciputra prestigious project is the construction of shopping centers in the region senen. In many ways, Ciputra is trying to meet with the Governor of Jakarta at the time, Dr. R. Soemarno, to offer his proposal. Tit for tat. Meeting with Soemarno then followed up by establishing PT Jaya Development, having first convened by President Soekarno.
After the shopping center Monday, Ciputra monumental project is next to Jaya Ancol Dreamland and Bintaro Jay. Through a company 40% owned by the government of Jakarta is Ciputra showed his class as a reliable and professional entrepreuneur in mobilizing existing resources into the power of big business. Jaya Group which was established in 1961 with capital of Rp. 10 million, now has total assets of approximately Rp. 5 trillion. With the support of lobbying capabilities, Ciputra gradually also developed a network of companies outside the Jaya, the Metropolitan Group, Pondok Indah Group, Group Bumi Serpong Damai, and the last is the Ciputra Group. The total number of subsidiaries of the group's fifth course above a hundred, as a subsidiary of the Group Jaya only 47 and a subsidiary of the Metropolitan Group reached 54. In this regard, Ciputra jokingly said: If your child of ten, we can still remember the name of each. But if more than that, even numbers were difficult to remember anymore.
Facility is the third element of the 10 factors that determine customer satisfaction. Consumers should be satisfied with the provision of public facilities and social amenities more. But the facility should not be built at the same early stage of development. If the facility is built more immediate, direct selling price will be high. It will not provide benefits to the first buyer, as well as a major risk for the developer. Ciputra has shares in the five business groups (Group Jaya, Metropolitan Group, Group Pondoh Beautiful, Group Bumi Serpong Damai, and Ciputra Group). Of five business groups, the Ciputra not cover that in fact he was the first to put his loyalty to Jaya. First, because it is almost identical to Jaya. This is where business networking begins properties. Since the company was formed in 1961, Ciputra sits in the ranks of directors for 35 years: the first 3 years as director and 32 years as president, until he resigned in 1996 and became commissioner last active. Second, is the fact that after the government of Jakarta, Ciputra is the largest shareholder in Jaya.
PT Metropolitan Development is a company which he formed in 1970 with Ismail Sofyan, Budi Brasali, and several other partners. The third is a group effort Ciputra Group Pondok Indah (PT Metropolitan Kencana) which is a joint venture between PT Metropolitan Kencana K. Development and PT owned Sudwikatmono and Sudono Salim. This group includes developing Pondok Indah Housing and Pantai Indah Kapuk. The fourth business group PT Bumi Serpong Damai, which was founded early 1980's. The company is a consortium of 10 leading businessmen - among others Sudono Salim, Tjipta Eka Widjaja, Sudwikatmono, Ciputra and Jaya Group - which developed the project Bumi Serpong Damai Independent Cities of 6,000 acres, highway projects BSD - Pondok Indah Bintaro and Damai Indah Golf Course Golf.
Ciputra Group is the fifth business group. Group effort stemmed from PT Citra Habitat Indonesia, which in the early 1990s recognized the entire shares and renamed the Ciputra Development (CD). Ciputra be dirutnya and directors filled the ranks sixth son and daughter-in Ciputra. Ciputra Development Growth was prominent later than four business groups other Ciputra. With the youngest age, it's first CD went public on the stock market in March 1994. Just a few months later following Jaya Real Property. Total assets at December 1996 CD ranges from Rp. 2.85 billion, with earnings in the same year reached Rp. 131.44 billion. CD now features 4 large-scale projects: Housing Image 455 Ha, CitraRaya Tangerang City Art Shades of 1,000 Ha, Ha CitraRaya Surabaya 1000, and Citra Indah Jonggol. 1000 Ha. Not to mention the hotel projects and malls were developed, such as the hotel and Ciputra Mall, as well as the super-block area of ??14.5 hectares in the Kuningan Jakarta. Ciputra Group also developed Citra Westlake City 400 hectares in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Construction is projected for 30 years with a total investment of U.S. $ 2.5 billion. In addition, the CD also jump in financial business through the Bank Ciputra, and business broker with Century 21 franchise.
Since a few years ago, stating Fifth Ciputra group effort - especially for its property projects - into a marketing alliance. The alliance was originally given the name of the Pioneers, but has now been changed to the Developer. "The name of the Pioneers seem arrogant and oriented to their own interests," said Ciputra about the name change.