Property/Construction

Millennium Housing records Rs. 169 m after tax profit for H1

Views - 6 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

Millennium Housing Developers PLC (MHDL), Sri Lanka’s leading township developer, announced their outstanding financial performance for the H1 ending 30 September posting all-time high H1 revenue of Rs. 1,378.25 million with a


Roofing.lk opens inaugural showroom at Malambe

Views - 3 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

Roofing.lk, a subsidiary of Rhino Roofing Products Ltd. and a popular one-stop-shop for high quality, durable roofing accessory needs, recently announced the launch of its inaugural showroom ‘Roofing.lk’ at Malambe.


Surban living with Landmark’s unique Nano Homes

Views - 7 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

The concept of a ‘Nano House’ was first introduced in Switzerland and was named the world’s smallest sustainable house.


333 Pinnacle in Negombo the gateway to contemporary island living

Views - 6 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

Own a piece of paradise when you buy an apartment at 333 Pinnacle in Negombo, the gateway to Contemporary Island living in Sri Lanka.


Orion City Towers open for bookings

Views - 11 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

The Orion City Towers complex is now open for bookings. Custom designed to suit the dreams and needs of a modern business and the first of its kind in Sri Lanka, the building is part of the master plan of the Orion City IT


Significance of Chrysotile Asbestos in Sri Lanka’s roofing and construction industry

Views - 25 Monday, 20 November 2017 00:15

The Chamber of Construction Industry Sri Lanka (CCI) and the Chrysotile Information Centre of Sri Lanka (CIC) have shared the findings


Huawei creates Smart City Nervous System for more than 100 cities with leading new ICT

Views - 23 Monday, 20 November 2017 00:12

Huawei is participating in the Smart City Expo World Congress 2017 (SCEWC) in Barcelona under the theme of ‘Leading New ICT, Creating


Cinnamon Life Business Forum Series: Sharing ideas to shape competitive, dynamic city

Views - 33 Monday, 20 November 2017 00:11

Sri Lanka’s real estate and property development has been the fastest growing sector, attracting foreign, domestic and private


Capital Trust Residencies crowned Best Condo Sri Lanka at Asia Property Awards in Singapore

Views - 95 Friday, 17 November 2017 00:00

Capital Trust Residencies Ltd. clinched the prestigious awards for the Best Condominium Development (Sri Lanka)


4th Intl. Symposium of A-PAD SL to focus on ‘Urban Resilience: Building Inclusive and Competitive Ci

Views - 24 Friday, 17 November 2017 00:00

The Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (A-PAD) Sri Lanka will host the 4th International Symposium on 22 November at the Hilton, Colombo, under the theme ‘Urban Resilience: Building Inclusive and Competitive Cities Amidst Disasters’.


Space Italia and Space Office opens in Colombo

Views - 48 Friday, 17 November 2017 00:00

Space Italia and Space Office opened its doors to the general public with a high-profile event graced by Paolo Andrea Bartorelli


Access Engineering Plc spurring construction of new road along the west bank of west Beira Lake, adj

Views - 113 Friday, 17 November 2017 00:00

The construction of a new road along the west bank of the west Beira Lake adjoining the former Army Headquarters, along Baladaksha Mawatha, Colombo 2, is in full swing as scheduled by Access Engineering Plc.


Fine Furniture expands genuine European luxury range to meet growing market in Sri Lanka

Views - 15 Friday, 17 November 2017 00:00

Fine Furniture the leading premium brand kitchen and interior product solutions provider with exclusive partnerships in world class genuine European luxury furniture brands is gearing up to meet the fast growing ‘luxury


Iconic Developments picks Maga Engineering as construction partner for Galaxy

Views - 105 Thursday, 16 November 2017 00:12

Sri Lanka’s pioneer in innovative and affordable luxury living, Iconic Developments Ltd. announced an agreement with Maga Engineering Ltd., the country’s largest construction firm, to serve as engineering partner to its upcoming project, Iconic G


Insee Cement launches unique competition for builders

Views - 20 Thursday, 16 November 2017 00:00

One in three houses in Sri Lanka has been built with freshly-manufactured Insee Cement and the company has launched an exciting lucky draw for its customers who purchase the popular Sanstha Cement.


New ISO standard to combat land degradation

Views - 13 Thursday, 16 November 2017 00:00

www.iso.org: The consumption of the earth’s natural reserves has doubled in the last 30 years and a third of the planet’s land is now severely degraded. There is an urgent need to find solutions for land management policy, planning and practices.


Home Lands Skyline clinches Best Housing Development (Sri Lanka) Award at Asia Property Awards 2017

Views - 21 Thursday, 16 November 2017 00:00

At this year’s Asia Property Awards, Home Lands Skyline, one of the real estate titans in Sri Lanka, won accolades for its achievements in the real estate industry in Sri Lanka.


Blue Ocean Group of Companies crowned as Sri Lanka’s Best Developer at Asia Property Awards 2017 in

Views - 56 Tuesday, 14 November 2017 00:00

Sri Lankan real-estate and construction giant, the Blue Ocean Group was aptly recognised as the country’s finest at the Asia Property Awards 2017, held in Singapore on 8 November. Adding jewels to the crown, the Blue Ocean


Blue Mountain Achilleion continues winning streak at ‘Asia Property Awards’ in Singapore

Views - 21 Tuesday, 14 November 2017 00:00

Blue Mountain Achillieon won the ‘Best Condo Architectural Design’ at a gala event at the ‘Asia Property Awards’ held on 8 November at Sands Expo & Convention Centre


Asian Paints unveils ‘Colour Ideas’ store in Jaffna

Views - 11 Tuesday, 14 November 2017 00:00

An Asian Paints ‘Colour Ideas’ store which focuses on colour as an idea rather than a product, was recently opened in Jaffna to offer consumers the right mix of inspiration and detail in the world of painting.


Acquisition of United Motors will strengthen RIL and commercial property development activities

Views - 38 Monday, 13 November 2017 00:00

RIL Property PLC (‘RIL’ or the ‘Company’) announced on the Colombo Stock Exchange that it acquired a 30% stake in United Motors Lanka PLC (UML) from the latter’s major shareholder, M.A. Yaseen via a crossing on 8 November, for a considerat


Construction sector long-term growth story remains intact despite near-term slowdown

Views - 100 Monday, 13 November 2017 00:00

Asia Securities, Sri Lanka’s leading independent stockbroking and research firm, hosted the sixth instalment of its ‘Wealth Insights’ series of investor events on Monday 7 November.


UltraTech Cement partners with BBDO for ‘Live Chatathon with Harsha and Anita Bhogle’

Views - 22 Thursday, 9 November 2017 00:00

UltraTech Cement Lanka Ltd., a part of the Aditya Birla Group, recently partnered eminent sport media personality Harsha Bhogle and his wife Anita for a ‘Live Chatathon’ interactive session for the benefit of their staff, suppliers and business p


INSEE Cement wins dual awards at Presidential Environmental Awards 2017

Views - 19 Thursday, 9 November 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka’s premier cement manufacturer Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd., also known as INSEE Cement, secured dual awards in recognition of the company’s continued commitment and contribution towards fostering green


Kelani Cables unveils range of newest LED bulbs

Views - 17 Thursday, 9 November 2017 00:00

Kelani Cables PLC being the number one brand in secure electrical and communication cables in Sri Lanka subsequently ventured into producing LED bulbs and the company recently unveiled its newest LED bulbs range to


Lanka Walltiles bags Merit award at Presidential Environmental Awards 2017

Views - 25 Wednesday, 8 November 2017 00:00

Lanka Walltiles PLC won a Merit award at the Presidential Environmental Awards 2017 (Chemical Industry category), organised by the Central Environmental Authority on 16 October at the BMICH.


Access Engineering nearing completion of Iranamadu Component – Package II of Jaffna- Kilinochchi Wat

Views - 62 Wednesday, 8 November 2017 00:00

Iranamadu Component of Jaffna-Kilinochchi Water Supply and Sanitation Project is a project initiated to strengthen and augment the Iranamadu reservoir; a part of which could be used for Jaffna drinking water supply without


D.P. Jayasinghe unveils Sri Lanka’s first-ever 3000mm diameter drilling rig

Views - 27 Wednesday, 8 November 2017 00:00

D.P. Jayasinghe Piling Co. Ltd., one of the leading companies in the field of construction, and piling in Sri Lanka, unveiled a game changing innovation for the local construction industry with the launch of Sri Lanka’s first and only


Re-mastered Aeron 2 unveiled

Views - 24 Wednesday, 8 November 2017 00:00

The re-mastered version of the most famous and best-selling office chair in the world, Aeron 2.0 was unveiled in Colombo recently. Initially launched in 1994 by Herman Miller, the master piece was designed by Bill Stumpf and


Dr. Hiran Hettiarachchi invited to speak at Asia Real Estate Summit in Singapore

Views - 17 Tuesday, 7 November 2017 00:00

Blue Mountain Group Chairman Dr. Hiran Hettiarachchi will represent Sri Lanka’s property sector at the prestigious ‘PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit’ on 8 November at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. The f


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Can President Sirisena save the SLFP-MS?

Friday, 24 November 2017

Will the Local Government election prove to be the “great fall” of the Humpty-Dumpty coalition, or will all the Queen’s horses and all the Queen’s men be able to put Yahapalana Humpty together again?


Celebrating top business performance

Friday, 24 November 2017

On Monday, awards to the top rankers of Business Today Top 30 – Best Banks and Companies were presented by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The annual Business Today awards ceremony organised by Business


The ‘disappointments’ of a true democracy

Friday, 24 November 2017

I was distraught to discover the other day that our Head of State had allegedly caused some distress to a naïve young politico.


Ceylon Tea: Time to take the spots off the lion?

Friday, 24 November 2017

It has been made known that the Sri Lanka Tea Board is now finalising plans to embark on an ambitious international promotional program to promote the tea produced in our country. We have no information available


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