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From newspaper delivery boy to real estate leader

Propnex CEO Ismail Gafoor says his philosophy is not to worship money or be blinded by it for it can ruin your core values

Mr Ismail had wanted to sell four houses and make S$1 million. Now his company makes up to 70,000 transactions a year.


FROM delivering newspapers as a boy to becoming the CEO of Singapore's largest real estate company, it has been an eventful 49 years for Ismail Gafoor.

The Singapore-born Indian had no choice but to help his father, a Tamil from Kudavasal, near Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu,...

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