Property/Construction

Radical future of architecture

/ Thursday, 23 March 2017 00:00

Architecture is a shape shifter; reacting to the rapidly changing needs and preferences of the society in which it operates. The discipline which h...


Global Housing & Real Estate commences the Marriott luxury residential project

/ Thursday, 23 March 2017 00:00

  Taking another bold step in its journey of creating elegant living spaces at competitive market rates, Global Housing &...


Fair Lands and Investments unveils new project in Kohuwela

/ Thursday, 23 March 2017 00:00

  Having completed over 60 successful projects until now, Fair Lands and Investments is embarking on an ambitious new VVIP l...


Significant real estate opportunities in Tier II cities

/ Thursday, 23 March 2017 00:00

  Since the civil war ended over seven years ago, Sri Lanka has rapidly become a hotspot for investment among emerging market...


Laws to keep in mind when buying property in certain Asian countries

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

In an increasingly globalised world, people are travelling more than ever. Those who travel often consider buying properties abroad, many in Asia. ...


Dwellings Group to launch sales of Melbourne ‘661 Chapel St.’ Apartment project

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

Dwellings Group once again offers a value proposition and lifestyle choice to discerning investors. They will launch residential sales of ‘66...


Home Lands Skyline breaks ground for ‘Porshia’ apartment project

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

From left: San Pilling Managing Director Arjuna Gunatilake, Home Lands Group Chairman Nalin Herath, Prof. M.T.R Jayasinghe and Home Lands Group Dir...


RICS Sri Lanka leaps property and surveying bounds!

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

Seated from left: P.B. Kalugalagedara, ShihaanBurah, Russell Cooray, Sunil Fernando, Emeritus Prof. Chitra Wedikkara and Elmo Fernando. Standing fr...


IAC reinvigorates Britex paints, coatings brand

/ Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

Industrial Asphalts (Ceylon) PLC (IAC), a leading company well reputed for its bitumen based products and a wide range of paints and coatings ownin...


Aedas Architect’s Simon visits mixed development by Abans Group in partnership with Silver Needle Hospitality

/ Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

Simon Griffiths, Executive Principal of Aedas Singapore, a global architecture and design practice considered to be within the Top 10 in the world,...


Sure green eradicator by Suren Cooke Agencies

/ Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

A common menace which has affected the peaceful day to day life of many nowadays, Bed Bugs are extremely troublesome and are very difficult to erad...


Elegant living at Ekroma Realtors’ Elegant 16

/ Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

In March 2018, Colombo’s skyline will have a new addition as Ekroma Realtors’ Elegant 16, introduces boutique concept living to Sri Lan...


Blue Mountain Group reinforces commitment to the planet

/ Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

 From left: Thilan Anuradha – Group Director, Chief Stratergy officer Blue Mountain, Anura Sathurusinghe – Conservator General, Fo...


Installation of lifts for multi-storeyed buildings

/ Thursday, 9 March 2017 00:00

Most of the multi-storeyed buildings (apartments/flats in Maligawatte, Armour Street, Maradana, Bambalapitiya, Princess Gate and several other flat...


Kelsey Homes unveils “Riverside - Bollegala”

/ Thursday, 9 March 2017 00:00

  Kelsey Homes Ltd yesterday announced the launch of ‘Riverside – Bollegala’a gated property within minute...


Shangri-La opens luxury paradise apartments for viewing

/ Thursday, 9 March 2017 00:00

    Colombo’s once static skyline is now in the midst of a vast transformational process and at the forefront of th...


The Flemington Rajagiriya Apartments says poised to be investment goldmine

/ Thursday, 9 March 2017 00:00

    Sri Lanka’s first Australian inspired condominium, The Flemington, Rajagiriya records 60% of apartments sold, f...


Three Sinha Aluminium hits market with latest products

/ Tuesday, 7 March 2017 00:00

Three Sinha Aluminium, a sister company of Three Sinha Group of Companies, renowned in the field of construction for five decades, came out on the ...


Ranjanas Ceramic: Innovative, informative, colourful

/ Tuesday, 7 March 2017 00:00

  Ranjanas Ceramic, an iconically trending front runner in architectural tiles, bath and kitchen was awarded in the recently ...


World of Outdoor wins Excellence Award at SLIA Awards 2017

/ Tuesday, 7 March 2017 00:00

World of Outdoor receiving the Excellence Award at SLIA Architect 2017 (from left): Production Manager Farshad Farook, Brand Manager Jehan...


Today's Columnists

FDIs into capital markets?

25 March 2017

Yesterday’s FT article on the CSE road show in Melbourne, appealing to expat Sri Lankans, triggered this. Emotional pleas and guilt appeals may be good enough to generate some charity or philanthropy (and do not confuse it with im...


Jobs and no takers, or what?

24 March 2017

IT and Commerce Minister of Telangana State Minister Rama Rao speaking at the Sri Lanka Human Capital Summit in Colombo said that the Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge created a platform between Government, academia and industry t...


Cavaliers, roundheads and the big match season

24 March 2017

Big match season lays bare the tribalism and sexism in our society     Big match season brings out the best in us and also the worst, I think. The camaraderie and the loyalty of the old boys and the enthu...


Of new social contracts and ‘goon squads’ on social media

24 March 2017

I don’t often quote the United Nations (UN). Not because they don’t say sensible stuff. But because their sound bites are not as memorable as that which their opposition – rogue states, global terrorists – says. Because the...


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