A COMPLETE GUIDE TO SRI LANKA'S GROWING SKYLINE

Colombo International Financial Centre

Colombo International Financial Centre

A showpiece city by the port

Popularly known as The Port City, The Colombo International Financial Centre, when complete, will be Sri Lanka’s Numero Uno in real estate. Built on over 500 acres of land reclaimed from Colombo’s prime sea front, the showpiece ‘city within a city’ is touted to emerge as a financial hub, filling a vacuum between Dubai to Singapore. Sheltered by a new breakwater, the new city will feature sky-scrapers housing offices and apartments, marinas, malls, gardens and entertainment complexes designed on the cutting-edge.
Category
Commercial Development
City
Colombo 1
Completion
5%

Shangri La

Shangri La

Big rooms; big on name, big on view

The legendary Shangri La hotel brand with a room inventory of 40,000 around the world is billed to hold its own in Colombo’s rapidly changing skyline when its latest property opens in 2017. The 500-room hotel facing Galle Face is spread over a 10-acre plot. The Hong Kong based developer promises that Shangri La Colombo will feature the best and the biggest hotel rooms in Colombo.
Category
Commercial Development
City
Colombo 1
Floors
65
Completion
30%

Colombo City Centre

Colombo City Centre

Center of urban living

Colombo City Centre, a 47-storey 1,000,000 square feet mixed lifestyle centre, combines a 210,000 square feet plush retail mall, a 196-roomed NEXT Hotel and 178 residential apartments on Sir James Pieris Mawatha, Colombo 2. Touted as one of the most glamorous developments, the high rise complex will have great vistas of the Beira Lake and the ocean beyond.
Category
Commercial Development
City
Colombo 2
Floors
47
Completion
78%

World Trade Centre

World Trade Centre

The twins of the business world

Standing high as the tallest completed structure in Sri Lanka is none other than the World Trade Centre, a magnificent twin tower office complex touted as Sri Lanka’s premier office block. The 40-story twin WTC is connected by a multi-story retail center and lobby and is also accessed from the near-by Hilton through a special bridge.
Category
Commercial Development
City
Colombo 1
Floors
43

The Beachfront

The Beachfront

Beach as backyard

The one and only luxury high-rise beach investment apartments in Sri Lanka!
The Beachfront provides 5 star facilities and services including the exclusive use of the Clubhouse for residents and guests, 24/7 reception, valet parking, concierge, housekeeping services, around the clock security & CCTV, in-room dining and banqueting and on-site parking. The DusitThani Apartments is a first for what should have been a must-have for an island.
Category
Commercial Development
City
Balapitiya
Completion
35%

BOC Headquarters

BOC Headquarters

A financial landmark

After constructions finished in 1985, the Bank of Ceylon Headquarters was one of the tallest skyscrapers in Sri Lanka. Having a floor count of 32, this giant is one of the busy buildings during the year. It reaches a height of 105m (344ft).
Category
Commercial Development
City
Colombo 1
Floors
32

HNB Tower

HNB Tower

Smart work spaces

HNB Tower, the headquarters of the Hatton National Bank is no ordinary building but a technological advancement in architecture. The four chillers used for air-conditioning are controlled by sensors that take human involvement and the sun’s rays into account.The air-conditioning system is treated with ozone to ensure that human fatigue is kept to a minimum. And with 150 CCTV cameras around the building, total security is guaranteed. The tower’s 22 levels are not entirely designated for the bank and house other offices as well.
Category
Commercial Development
City
Colombo 10
Floors
23

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