The Hive Hostels signs a 100cr In-House Hostel management MOU with Lamrin Skill Tech University; deal facilitated by JLL

Bharat Agarawal & Siddharth Agarwal - Co-founders at The Hive Hostel

In a groundbreaking initiative poised to reshape the realm of University Hostel Management and student living, The Hive Hostels proudly announces the signing of a groundbreaking Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Lamrin Skill Tech University (LTSU), valued at an impressive 100 crore.

This significant agreement, facilitated by the global real estate services firm JLL, marks a pivotal moment in the evolution of in-house hostel management for educational institutions.

The Hive Hostels, synonymous with luxury serviced accommodations, is poised to bring its unparalleled expertise and commitment to excellence to LTSU’s hostel operations, creating a transformative environment for students. The strategic collaboration aims to revolutionize the student living experience, introducing innovative solutions and setting new benchmarks for the industry.

The Hive Hostels, India’s foremost luxury serviced hostels, proudly announces the establishment of a groundbreaking vertical dedicated to managing in-house hostels for universities.

Established in 2019 by visionary founder Bharat Agarawal, The Hive Hostels has been steadfast in its mission to provide students with the finest living facilities during their college years, fostering an environment that goes beyond accommodation. Today, we are thrilled to introduce our new vertical, Hive CampusLiving, aimed at revolutionizing university hostel management.

About The Hive Hostels:

Founded by Bharat Agarawal in 2019, The Hive Hostels has been at the forefront of redefining the student living experience. Our commitment extends beyond offering luxury serviced hostels; we aim to nurture students by providing internship opportunities, regular networking events, and a supportive community that enriches their college days.

Introducing Hive CampusLiving : Transforming University Hostel Management

Recognizing the challenges universities face with existing hostel management, The Hive Hostels unveils [Name of Vertical], a pioneering initiative to elevate in-house hostel management for educational institutions. The prevailing issue of universities juggling multiple vendors for essential services like food, housekeeping, laundry, and security has prompted us to step in as a comprehensive solution provider.

Addressing the Problem Statement: Enhancing Student Living and Infrastructure

Hive CampusLiving seeks to resolve the prevalent issues surrounding university hostels. Lackluster facilities and the hassle of coordinating with various vendors will be a thing of the past. The Hive Hostels will not only manage essential services but also introduce a range of additional perks for students staying in college hostels. Networking events, internship opportunities, and a supportive community will be integral to the hostel experience.

Moreover, we are committed to transforming hostel infrastructure through the entire digitalization of hostels. From implementing state-of-the-art smart room technology that enables students to control their living environment digitally to the introduction of a robust digital communication system, The Hive Hostels aims to create a technologically advanced living space for every student.

Founder’s Vision: Transformative Student Living

Co-Founder Siddharth Agarawal expresses his vision for this new vertical, stating, “We envision Hive CampusLiving as a game-changer in university hostel management. Our mission is to alleviate the burdens faced by universities, enhance the overall living experience for students, and contribute to their personal and professional growth.”

In an exclusive interview with Vimal Malhotara, Senior Director and Head Consulting at Lamrin Tech Skill University (LTSU), the story of our revolutionary collaboration unfolds. Describing the partnership as a game-changer, Vimal highlights the dynamic shift brought by Hive Campus Living—transforming hostel operations into vibrant hubs of experiences. The innovative approach introduces networking events, internship opportunities, and a tech-savvy living environment, elevating the student experience beyond traditional accommodations. Vimal emphasizes the remarkable growth in student satisfaction and revenue, portraying the hostel not just as a residence but as a nucleus for academic and social growth.

“The digitalization of hostels, including smart room technology and a robust digital communication system, marks a revolutionary turn in student living. In three words, Vimal describes Hive Campus Living as dynamic, innovative, and essential. This partnership with LTSU is not merely about accommodations; it’s a lifestyle, an experience, and a commitment to continuous student growth”.

Get Ready for a New Era: The Hive Hostels – Hive CampusLiving

The Hive Hostels is excited to embark on this journey of revolutionizing university hostel management. We invite universities to partner with us in creating a new era of student living that prioritizes excellence, innovation, holistic development, and complete digitalization.


1. What is Hive CampusLiving, and how does it aim to transform university hostel management?

Hive CampusLiving is a vertical by The Hive Hostels dedicated to managing in-house hostels for universities. It seeks to resolve existing challenges by providing comprehensive solutions, including essential services, perks like networking events and internships, and a commitment to hostel infrastructure digitalization.

2. Who is the founder of The Hive Hostels?

The founder of The Hive Hostels is Bharat Agarawal.

3. In how many cities does Hive currently operate its hostels, and can you list them?

Hive currently operates its hostels in nine cities: Delhi, Mumbai, Dehradun, Noida, Greater Noida, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Jaipur, and Vadodara.

4. How can universities partner with The Hive Hostels in embracing the new era of student living?

The Hive Hostels invites universities to partner in creating a new era of student living prioritizing excellence, innovation, holistic development, and complete digitalization.


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