Asia’s Greatest Brands & Leaders Awards 2017 confers top accolades to Colombo City Centre

Views - 27 Friday, 23 February 2018 00:00

As a testament to Colombo City Centre’s significant innovations in real estate, hospitality and urban planning, the mixed-use

National Conference of Architecture by SLIA introduces new expertise to the arena

Views - 14 Friday, 23 February 2018 00:00

This year’s National Conference by the SLIA, was held for the 35th consecutive time on the yesterday under the theme ‘Architecture to represent people and place’.

Innosolve Lanka, 3M provide design solutions for any surface

Views - 9 Friday, 23 February 2018 00:00

3M DI-NOC is a designer’s and architect’s dream, enabling them to create and renovate with the minimum disruption to workflow together

JLanka Technologies creates space for engineers and architects to come together

Views - 12 Friday, 23 February 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s pioneer and leader in solar PV (photovoltaic) systems and next generation energy technologies – Jlanka

Orchid Apartment-2 nears completion, exhibits high demand

Views - 15 Friday, 23 February 2018 00:00

The Orchid Apartment-2, the third and final phase of the stunning 22-acre prime Orchid project in Malabe, is nearing completion

Eminent jurors appointed for National Skyline Awards

Views - 11 Thursday, 22 February 2018 00:00

A top panel of jurors has been appointed to adjudicate at the National Skyline Awards. Jurors include: University of Moratuwa Faculty of Architecture Dean Prof. M. L. De Silva, Construction Industry Development Authority Chairman Eng. M.R. Jeyachand

TOKYO SUPER + Blended Hydraulic Cement hits local market to support green construction

Views - 21 Thursday, 22 February 2018 00:00

Revolutionising the construction industry yet again, Tokyo Cement Company (Lanka) PLC introduces TOKYO SUPER +, a specially formulated Blended Hydraulic Cement with Fly Ash to provide greater strength and durability. Certified to deliver the highest

Nippon Paint sparks creative prowess of young designers with Asia Young Designer Award (AYDA) 2017 f

Views - 11 Thursday, 22 February 2018 00:00

Nippon Paint celebrated the successful conclusion of the Asia Young Designer Award (AYDA), themed ‘You for Tomorrow - future living as envisioned today’, in Sri Lanka for the second consecutive year, with a glamorous awards ceremony held at the H

Architect 2018 by SLIA opens to bring a new paradigm shift to the industry

Views - 94 Thursday, 22 February 2018 00:00

The Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) yesterday began ‘A18 (Architect 2018),’ the most anticipated trade exhibition in the country with President Maithripala Sirisena as the Chief Guest.

Alumex to showcase cutting-edge product range at Architect 2018

Views - 14 Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:00

Alumex PLC is gearing up to showcase its vast catalogue of products, including the very latest Alumex proprietary doors, windows and facades, at the upcoming Architect 2018 Member’s Work and Trade Exhibition, taking place at the BMICH from 22-25 Fe

JLL Sri Lanka sponsors 1st PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards to be held in Sri Lanka

Views - 14 Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:00

The PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Sri Lanka), the premier industry awards ceremony that will be held for the first time in Colombo in 2018, welcomes the support and sponsorship of JLL Sri Lanka, the country’s leading professional real estate s

Architect 2018 from 22 to 25 February

Views - 60 Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) established in 1957 holds ‘A18 (ARCHITECT 2018)’ the pre-eminent and most popular trade exhibition in the country for the 36th consecutive time at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (B

Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka on a mission to forge ‘Partnerships with Purpose’

Views - 17 Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:00

Chairman of Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka invites corporates to build homes, communities, and hope Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka’s (HFHSL) President and Chairman of the National Board of Directors Lakshan Madurasinghe’s unique Habitat journey

Lecture on “Home décor for prosperity”

Views - 7 Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:00

The Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo will be organising a lecture on Vastu Sastra “Home décor for prosperity” by S.B.S. Surendran, Vaastu and Fengshui expert from India, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday 27 February at ICC auditorium located at 16/2 Gregory

Summerland’s next landmark project launched

Views - 26 Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:00

Summerland Property Developers Ltd., established in 2003 to create exclusive real estate projects under BOI approved company and its developments include the ‘Summer Empire’, a successfully completed 12-storey apartment complex consisting of 80 a

Fairway Holdings presents Elements, setting another benchmark in luxury living

Views - 21 Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:00

Elements, the fourth vertical luxury high rise apartment building by Fairway Properties, presents a chic new direction for living and lifestyle in Sri Lanka, following the pioneering concepts of its soaring residential tower siblings within the Fairw

Applications for inaugural skyline awards extended to 26 February

Views - 14 Friday, 16 February 2018 00:00

The deadline for applications for National Skyline Awards has been extended till 26 February.

GrandSpace unveils serviced office spaces

Views - 25 Friday, 16 February 2018 00:00

The latest entrant on the scene of professional workspaces, GrandSpace One Ltd., celebrated the opening of their very first set of serviced offices on 8 February.

Chandana Builders triumphs with prestigious Shramabhimanai Award

Views - 9 Friday, 16 February 2018 00:00

Recognised in Sri Lanka for its continued excellent workmanship and maintaining high standards in the construction industry

Ekroma unveils ‘Grade A’ Office Space in Colombo

Views - 30 Friday, 16 February 2018 00:00

Ekroma’s one-of-a-kind real estate projects are generating a buzz in the industry for being truly path-breaking in every sense.

Ciello launches gallery and introduces cutting-edge European technology to Sri Lanka

Views - 17 Friday, 16 February 2018 00:00

Ciello, a disruptive new start-up has entered the local market with the aim of changing the way spaces are created in Sri Lanka

The Mall at One Galle Face aims to transforms Sri Lanka’s retail landscape

Views - 1194 Friday, 16 February 2018 00:00

The Mall at One Galle Face recently celebrated a project milestone of partnering with their Anchor Tenants with a signing

Housing one of the highest priorities of Govt: Ministry Secy. tells APAC forum

Views - 12 Friday, 16 February 2018 00:00

“The Sri Lankan Government of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, has launched

RIU Report 2018: Construction sector challenged by continued labour shortage

Views - 60 Friday, 16 February 2018 00:00

The construction industry is worth approximately $ 8 billion and is already under strain owing to rising construction costs.

Central Industries PE water pipes conferred British WRAS certificate

Views - 31 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

Central Industries Plc, which produces Sri Lanka’s leading water pipe and accessory brand National PVC, was conferred

Sri Lanka real estate market: 2018 predictions

Views - 210 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

Predicting the future is a pretty thankless task, at the best of times, and it is a brave person who is prepared to forecast without caveating their predictions extensively.

Lanka Property Web looks to replicate success of inaugural event

Views - 30 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00, Sri Lanka’s leading property website, is gearing up for the Lanka Property Show 2018 to be held from 10.00 a.m.-8.00 p.m. on 16 and 17 February

Landmark Developers launches ‘Comfort Dwellings’ affordable housing

Views - 56 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

Landmark Developers, Sri Lanka’s new property developer with innovative concepts and ideas for modern homes, has launched ‘Comfort Dwellings’, a new affordable housing concept for the new year.

A18 (Architect Exhibition 2018) by SLIA to bring novelty to the arena

Views - 141 Thursday, 8 February 2018 00:00

The 36th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) is about to bring in novelty and originality to the architecture arena. The 36th annual sessions will be held from 21 to 25 February at the BMICH Colombo. The theme for this yea

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Tamil actor Kamal Haasan stars in new role as political leader

Saturday, 24 February 2018

Srinivasan Kamal Haasan is one of India’s foremost film actors. Known popularly as Kamal, the talented and versatile thespian has not only excelled as an actor onscreen, but has successfully engaged in other cinematic spheres too. The multi-faceted

Yameen’s economic offensive to counter political adversity ahead of presidential poll

Saturday, 24 February 2018

The embattled Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen, who is facing intense political opposition both in and out of the country, hopes to win the September, 2018 presidential election using a combination of political belligerence and a strong economic pr

In the end, there was nothing

Saturday, 24 February 2018

Much more than a storm in a tea cup! To a non-discerning person, it all seemed like the final battle of the counter revolution. President Sirisena was up in smoke trying to oust Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe for no articulated reason. He asked

Shouldn’t Govt. prevent parliamentary system from decay and destruction?

Friday, 23 February 2018

The wrong people teach us the best lessons. As a clever nation, we had always used our ballot and chased the wrong people

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