Colombo City Centre wins top marketing award at Golden Globe Tigers 2017

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Colombo City Centre, an upcoming mixed-use venture developed by the Abans Group in collaboration with SilverNeedle Hospitality, attained the coveted award for ‘Brand Excellence in Social Media and Digital Marketing (Retail & Real Estate)’ at the prestigious Golden Globe Tigers 2017 which was recently held at Taj Samudra on 13 July.

“We are on track to bring what is the first international quality mixed-use asset to Colombo, the first international standard mall, the first technologically advanced hotel and high-end apartments that have already received a strong response from local and foreign investors. We are honoured and humbled by this award, and it only redoubles our efforts to make sure we dedicate this building to Colombo sooner than later,” remarked Colombo City Centre Chief Executive Officer Anand Sundaram, upon receiving this noteworthy award from Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara.

Colombo City Centre was one of the many awardees that won high recognition for its achievements in the fields of marketing, CSR, human resources and education. The event was organised by CMO Asia, the foremost authority in brand and marketing excellence awards. Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam graced the occasion as Chief Guest.


Overlooking the breathtaking emerald green Beira Lake, Colombo City Centre is an ultra modern mixed-use development that uplifts the standards for enriching, high-end lifestyles within Colombo. Divided into three phases, the project will include exclusive residences that will redefine luxury living in Sri Lanka: a colossal five-floor mall that will host premium retail offerings, a multi-cuisine food court, a spectacular six-screen Cineplex and more as well as Next Hotel, the flagship brand of SilverNeedle Hospitality that will demonstrate a futuristic approach towards accommodating the needs of professional business travellers.

Situated in an upmarket location that has already appreciated over 40% since 2016, Colombo City Centre will showcase the stunning panoramic views of the Beira Lake, Indian Ocean coastline and rapidly changing Colombo city landscape. Residents will also obtain a freehold title to their apartments.

As of 2017, the project is currently on track for completion with the target being Q1 2018 for the opening of the Colombo City Centre Mall. The handover of the apartments will commence from October 2018 onwards, whilst Next Hotel is expected to open in October 2018.

In addition, Colombo City Centre has lately signed up with premium brands including Food Studio, Scope Cinema, HUGO BOSS, Apple, Colombo Jewellery Stores, Armani Exchange, Charles & Keith and many others to be featured in the mall, further reinforcing the project’s commitment towards introducing retail and entertainment that is consistent with global standards in Sri Lanka.

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