Property/Construction

Capital Heights extends validity of early bird offer up to 31 March 2018

Views - 41 Monday, 18 December 2017 00:00

The early bird offer which was announced at the launch of Capital Heights which was originally valid up-to 31 December 2017 has now been extended for sales that will be concluded up to 31 March 2018.


Sri Lanka Institute of Architects sings MoU with key sponsors for Annual Sessions 2018

Views - 15 Monday, 18 December 2017 00:00

The Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) and its key sponsors for the Annual Sessions 2018 event signed the Memorandum of Understanding on 11 December at Galadari.


North Central Province has the most affordable land prices

Views - 144 Friday, 15 December 2017 03:04

According to the Land Affordability Index compiled by the leading property website LankaPropertyWeb.com, which compares...


CCI Council members hold monthly council meeting at Port City Colombo

Views - 27 Friday, 15 December 2017 03:03

The Council members of the Sri Lanka Chamber of Construction Industry (CCI) made an observational visit to the Port City Colombo construction site...


Global Housing & Real Estate unveils ‘Aurora Residencies’ in Battaramulla

Views - 50 Friday, 15 December 2017 03:02

One of the topmost construction companies in Sri Lanka, Global Housing & Real Estate Ltd. has commenced the construction of its newest...


Sanken Group’s Capitol Developers completes one year of Capitol TwinPeaks

Views - 29 Friday, 15 December 2017 03:01

Sanken Construction is going full steam ahead with the construction of the iconic Capitol TwinPeaks and in fact is well ahead of...


Colombo sees no slowdown of apartments coming up

Views - 45 Wednesday, 13 December 2017 00:00

There has been an increase in the number of apartment projects in Colombo and Greater Colombo areas, according to data compiled by leading property website LankaPropertyWeb.com.


Dusit Thani Beachfront Balapitiya says 50% of Phase 1 sold out

Views - 84 Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:00

By Shannon Jayawardena Dusit Thani Beachfront Balapitiya last week said that 50% of Phase 1 of the project has been sold out. The beach front high-rise property that consists of 560 apartments will be constructed under three stages. While the proper


Fairway Properties unveils LEICHT, Germany’s No. 1 kitchen brand to Sri Lanka

Views - 30 Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:00

LEICHT, the No. 1 best sold premium kitchen brand in Germany, has entered the Sri Lankan market via Centrepoint, a Fairway Holdings company. LEICHT is brought to you by Centrepoint, the leading interior solutions specialist in Sri Lanka. With the int


Millerholz and Spotless unveil new showroom experience

Views - 15 Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:00

Millerholz, the leading provider of high quality durable flooring solutions and Spotless, the premier commercial and industrial cleaning solutions company, recently opened the doors to their flagship showroom in Colombo. Located on Galle Road, Colomb


‘Prime Heritage Galle’ by Prime Group new addition to Dickson Road’s proud legacy

Views - 167 Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:00

Officially the capital of the Southern Province, Galle a city in the South where the east met west, was renowned world-over as a jewel of this paradise island’s fortune. An astonishing landmark from the days of the Arab merchants to the colonial ma


UMG seals $ 1 million deal with NEM for CEP

Views - 120 Friday, 8 December 2017 00:33

United Mercury Group Lanka Ltd. recently sealed a mega deal of $ 1 million for the supply of construction machinery with NEM Constructions, the main contractor for the Central Expressway Project.


Home Lands acquires Field View Hotel Athurugiriya for Rs. 325 m

Views - 18 Friday, 8 December 2017 00:00

By the time Home Lands acquired Field View Hotel Athurugiriya with an investment of Rs. 325 million, it has been a successful hotel establishment for over 20 years.


UAE’s RAK Ceramics plans capacity expansion in India

Views - 25 Friday, 8 December 2017 00:00

Abu Dhabi (Reuters): RAK Ceramics plans to build a third plant in India to almost double its production capacity there next year, the UAE-based company’s chief executive told Reuters. “Our target in India is to have 20 million square metres of ca


UAE’s RAK Ceramics plans capacity expansion in India

Views - 28 Monday, 4 December 2017 00:07

Abu Dhabi (Reuters): RAK Ceramics plans to build a third plant in India to almost double its production capacity there next year, the UAE-based company’s chief executive told Reuters.


Luxury, a way of life at 333 Pinnacle

Views - 43 Monday, 4 December 2017 00:03

Seven glorious penthouses with floor-to-ceiling, panoramic ocean views is only the beginning. Throw in a 80-foot infinity pool, a fully-equipped gymnasium, stylish lounging areas and a rooftop clubhouse. All this adds up to a truly enviable lifestyle


Cinnamon Life Business Forum series kicks-off, featuring globally acclaimed expert Andreas Krüger

Views - 31 Wednesday, 29 November 2017 12:00

Cinnamon Life, Sri Lanka’s largest and most iconic integrated multi-functional development project to date, in association with the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and German Development Cooperation (GIZ), recently hosted


Altair continues with support to SLMDA, UK

Views - 23 Wednesday, 29 November 2017 00:00

Altair supported the Sri Lanka Medical and Dental Association’s Gala Charity Ball held at Carden Park, Chester, a destination resort in Cheshire, UK. Altair’s continued support to the association is in recognition of the SLDMA’s


JLL says Colombo city has immense potential to expand economic base

Views - 62 Wednesday, 29 November 2017 00:00

The Sri Lankan Government’s decision to place importance on upscale Western Region Megapolis project seems viable and timely with Colombo city’s immense potential for expanding its economic base, a Fortune 500 company said.


Stronger and more comfortable: Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka marks World Habitat Day by sharing kno

Views - 25 Wednesday, 29 November 2017 00:00

Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka marked World Habitat Day with a month-long string of activities to build houses and raise awareness for affordable homes.


Cinnamon Life Business Forum series to kick off today

Views - 79 Monday, 27 November 2017 00:00

Cinnamon Life, Sri Lanka’s largest and most iconic integrated multi-functional development project to date, in association with the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and the German Development Cooperation (GIZ), is set to host the first chapter of the Cin


Govt. woos investors for Western Megapolis project opportunities

Views - 33 Monday, 27 November 2017 00:00

The Government on Friday enlightened around 100 potential local and foreign investors on the endless opportunities afforded by the Western Megapolis project, insisting that it would be the future of the State.


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

Views - 22 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 - 17 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 - 21 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 - 26 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 - 166 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 - 77 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 - 35 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 - 56 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


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Many roads open

Saturday, 20 January 2018

We have just commenced Yahapalana Year 4. The third anniversary of Yahapalanaya is also the third anniversary of the defeat of the Rajapaksa regime. Both anniversaries coincide happily with the imminence of an island-wide election, the first since 20


Kasur child rape stems from subjugation of women in general

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Since the first week of the New Year, Pakistan has been in turmoil over the abduction, rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl, Zainab, in Kasur, a small town not far from Lahore in the Punjab province.


Demagoguery, deception and decrepitude inherent in most contemporary democracies

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Democracy is well and good as long its erstwhile proponents and players remain committed to high attendant ideals, pursuing with some degree of intelligence and sanity (fast eroding with the ascent of Donald J. Trump). Surely one must be faithful and


Problem is not us women and booze: It’s paternalism and capriciousness in policymaking

Friday, 19 January 2018

The other day the President of Sri Lanka went public expressing his intention to revoke a ministerial order revoking the notion that a woman of any age has no more maturity than a youth less than eighteen years old.


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