Property/Construction

Capital Heights celebrates its topping-out ceremony

Views - 47 Thursday, 17 October 2019 01:51

As the Access Group commemorates 30 years in Sri Lanka, Capital Heights, its signature project, developed by Blue Star Realties Ltd. (subsidiary of Access Engineering PLC), celebrated the ‘topping-out ceremony’ atop the completed 40th floor. Blue


Ring launches Ring Door View Cam at GITEX 2019

Views - 15 Thursday, 17 October 2019 01:50

Ring, whose mission is to make neighborhoods safer, recently launched its fifth video doorbell, Ring Door View Cam, in the UAE as part of GITEX 2019. It is now available in the UAE for AED 699 at Amazon.ae, Dubai Duty Free, Jumbo, Sharaf DG and Virgi


Secure living

Views - 31 Thursday, 17 October 2019 01:48

Living in today’s unpredictable and often turbulent times, we see all too often that providing effective 24/7 security is no longer simply ‘nice to have’; it is essential. There is a traditional and well-known saying that ‘A man’s home is h


Doors open for Sri Lankan construction companies in Africa

Views - 16 Thursday, 17 October 2019 01:47

Sri Lankan construction companies participated at the 16th Ethio-Con International Construction Exhibition held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 24-27 September and secured new business opportunities in the African continent. The international exhibiti


‘Excon 2019’ road show to be held in Colombo focusing on Lankan construction sector

Views - 28 Thursday, 17 October 2019 01:47

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), India’s apex industry association, will hold a road show in Colombo on 21 October in a bid to promote one of its iconic events, ‘Excon 2019,’ South Asia’s largest event for the construction equipmen


Mireka Tower: Distinctive workspaces at Havelock City; now open for pre-leasing

Views - 37 Wednesday, 16 October 2019 01:01

Overseas Realty (Ceylon) PLC announced that it will officially begin pre-leasing for occupancy at Mireka Tower. The 50-storey Havelock City commercial development will feature 600,000 square feet of office space adjoining a world-class shopping mall


Tharanga Land Sales wins Gold at MASSCO Business Excellence 2019

Views - 9 Wednesday, 16 October 2019 00:59

Tharanga Land Sales Ltd., one of the leading property sales companies in Sri Lanka, was the proud winner of a Gold award at the MASSCO Business Excellence Awards 2019. The prestigious annual event was recently held at Hotel Ramada, Colombo, with Mini


LankaPropertyWeb.com partners with HNB for home loan products

Views - 26 Wednesday, 9 October 2019 00:00

Lanka Propertyweb.com (LPW), Sri Lanka’s premiere property site, recently tied up with Hatton National Bank (HNB) to offer its customers a range of home loan products. Through this expansion of services, LPW seeks to minimise the hassle buyers unde


Projects FPS celebrates completion of Lotus Tower with CEIEC

Views - 13 Wednesday, 9 October 2019 00:00

Projects FPS Ltd. is proud to announce their successful logistics services to the Lotus Tower, the tallest tower in South Asia which opened to the public on 16 September. The 350 m tall Lotus Tower constructed at a cost of $ 104.3 million with fundi


447 Luna Tower celebrates topping up of tower on schedule

Views - 18 Wednesday, 9 October 2019 00:00

447 Luna Tower recently marked the topping up of its tower with a traditional ceremony. The project is part of a key multi-million-dollar investment portfolio in Sri Lanka by Belluna Co. Ltd. and Asia Capital PLC. Belluna Co. Ltd. is reputed as one


Dwellings Group offers investors a golden opportunity with Hermitage Homes in Australia

Views - 18 Wednesday, 9 October 2019 00:00

Dwellings Group once again, in partnership with Hermitage Homes, which is one of Australia’s largest home builders, is to introduce a value proposition and lifestyle choice by way of house and land packages in high growth potential areas to both ex


The Loft Mirissa completes 50% construction progress

Views - 35 Wednesday, 9 October 2019 00:00

The Loft Mirissa, Sri Lanka’s award-winning leisure development, recently completed 50% of its construction progress under the guidance of Provident Capital Ltd. Deputy General Manager Engineering and Project Development Chamila Attale. Despite adv


Villa Sielen Diva one of 3 finalists for ‘Leisure & Hospitality Project’ category, CityScape Awards

Views - 32 Tuesday, 8 October 2019 00:00

Villa Sielen Diva was one of the three finalists for the category of ‘Leisure & Hospitality Project Award – Built’ in the Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets. Henry David Thoreau wrote, “If you have built castles in the air, your work need


Prime Grand, Ward Place Constructs 28th floor three months ahead of schedule

Views - 59 Tuesday, 8 October 2019 00:00

Sri Lanka’s premier real-estate company Prime Group’s flagship ultra-luxury project, Prime Grand, Ward Place, has commenced construction of their 28th floor, symbolising the start of their Executive Level floors. Slated to be ready for occupancy


Doors open for Sri Lankan construction companies in Africa

Views - 61 Tuesday, 8 October 2019 00:00

Sri Lankan construction companies participated at the 16th Ethio-Con International Construction Exhibition held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 24-27 September, securing new business opportunities in the African continent. The international exhibition


CCI launches Sri Lanka Housing & Construction Exhibition 2020

Views - 29 Tuesday, 8 October 2019 00:00

The Chamber of Construction Industry Sri Lanka (CCI) held an iconic launch of the forthcoming Build Sri Lanka Housing and Construction International Expo 2020, scheduled from 22-24 May 2020. This spectacular show was held at the Hotel Galadari’s


Architect 2020: Members’ Work & Trade Exhibition

Views - 13 Tuesday, 8 October 2019 00:00

Architect 2020 was ceremonially launched on 1 October at the Balmoral, Hotel Kingsbury Colombo with the participation of the previous year’s patrons – stallholders, sponsors along with a host of special invitees and members of the Sri Lanka Insti


Malaysian property expert Michael Yam highlights major emerging opportunities in SL real estate

Views - 402 Friday, 27 September 2019 00:00

The future of Sri Lanka’s economic development could very likely hinge on how domestic policies towards real estate evolve, particularly with respect to supporting the massive demand for vertical living in Colombo and its suburbs. These were some o


LexDuco’s annual awards night commends stellar employee performance

Views - 18 Friday, 27 September 2019 00:00

LexDuco, the undisputed market leader in home construction in Sri Lanka, recently hosted a gala evening of appreciation by way of an awards night for their top performing employees. This event was held at the Marino Beach Hotel with the presence of a


Capitol TwinPeaks boosts expat confidence in Sri Lanka real estate

Views - 34 Friday, 27 September 2019 00:00

Capitol TwinPeaks, the flagship residential venture of the Sanken Group, located on the Beira lakefront in Colombo 2, has recorded an increase in Sri Lankan expatriate interest in both the residential project as well as Central Colombo’s luxury apa


Home Lands Group acquires Rs. 364 m property in Malabe for apartment project

Views - 60 Tuesday, 24 September 2019 01:51

Home Lands Skyline, the residential development arm of Home Lands Group has invested Rs. 364 million in an upmarket property of 6.5 acres in Malabe – Chandrika Kumaratunga Mawatha. Malabe is an unmatched suburb of the commercial capital and is belo


Facilities Management Integrated sets benchmark

Views - 17 Thursday, 19 September 2019 01:04

Raising the bar higher for excellence in the field of customer satisfaction, application of exemplary facility management practices with a commitment to protect the health and safety of the community at large, Facilities Management Integrated has set


Asia-Pacific banks: Rising exposure to property risks

Views - 26 Thursday, 19 September 2019 01:02

Banks in the Asia-Pacific region are increasingly exposed to property-related risks, Fitch Ratings says in a new report. The Australian and New Zealand banking sectors have the greatest exposure to property market stress, while banks in Sri Lanka, M


Australian Property Show in Colombo

Views - 33 Thursday, 19 September 2019 01:02

Grit Property Group has joined hands with Salvo Property Group to help the investors in Sri Lanka; the Australian Property Show will be held in Colombo on 21 September at Hilton Colombo Residences at 6:30 p.m. Salvo Property Group is a leading real


Sika’s globally-reputed chemical products preferred by leading infrastructure projects in SL

Views - 21 Monday, 16 September 2019 00:00

Having cemented its credentials in the Sri Lankan market as a high-quality supplier of construction products catering to any and every requirement from basement to roof, Sika Lanka stands tall as the preferred provider in the field of specialty chem


Elysian Mirissa considered Sri Lanka’s most structurally-optimised beachfront apartment

Views - 39 Monday, 16 September 2019 00:00

Elysian Mirissa, developed by Elysian Realty Ltd. as Sri Lanka’s one and only luxury beachfront apartment project in Mirissa, continues unhindered due to the power-house of project partners and their dedication to ensure an optimised structure, com


Prime Residencies delivers 32-luxury apartment complexes in Colombo and suburbs since 2014

Views - 30 Monday, 16 September 2019 00:00

Sri Lanka’s most prolific and trusted property developer, Prime Group has been offering elegance, luxury and convenient access to Colombo’s prominent localities and its metropolitan lifestyle to property buyers since 2014, by completing and deliv


Chamber of Construction Industry Sri Lanka holds 16th AGM

Views - 21 Wednesday, 11 September 2019 00:00

The Chamber of Construction Sri Lanka which was inaugurated in 2001 held its 16th Annual General Meeting at Galadari Hotel on 6 September. All the Office Bearers of the Council were elected without a contest. The incumbent President, Eng. Maj. Ranji


Facilities Management Integrated sets benchmark

Views - 41 Wednesday, 11 September 2019 00:00

Raising the bar higher for excellence in the field of customer satisfaction, application of exemplary facility management practices with a commitment to protect the health and safety of the community at large, Facilities Management Integrated has set


Home Lands Skyline sponsors Construct Exhibition 2019 as Official Real Estate Partner

Views - 22 Wednesday, 11 September 2019 00:00

The 19th Construct Exhibition, held on 23-25 August at the BMICH, Colombo, was sponsored by Home Lands Skyline as its Official Real Estate Partner. Being the apartment and housing arm of the Home Lands Group, Home Lands Skyline has accentuated Colom


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Thursday, 24 October 2019

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Thursday, 24 October 2019

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Thursday, 24 October 2019

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Sri Lanka’s obsession with plastic bags

Thursday, 24 October 2019

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