Singapore Trade Minister visits Colombo City Centre | Sunday Observer

Singapore Trade Minister visits Colombo City Centre

S. Iswaran, Minister of Trade and Industry (Industry), Republic of Singapore, visited the Colombo City Centre (CCC) Experience Centre on 24th January 2018, for the inauguration of the building’s cornerstone.

Dignitaries including Mr. Rusi Pestonjee, Director, Abans Group and Mr. Anand Nadathur, CEO, Next Story Group were present at this event as well.

Mr. Iswaran and his delegates were first taken on an informative tour of the CCC show suite.

Then, a commemorative plaque, signifying the importance of the occasion, was presented to the CCC promoters, and will be laid as part of the cornerstone on the 9th floor of the Next Hotel, which is a component of Colombo City Centre.

This noteworthy event represents another landmark in the Mr. S. Iswaran’s official 03-day visit to Sri Lanka with Prime Minister Lee Hisen Loong, which encompassed the formal signing of a pivotal free trade agreement between Sri Lanka and Singapore.

Next Hotel Colombo is managed by Next Story Group. Formerly known as SilverNeedle Hospitality, Next Story Group designs, manages and markets hotels and urban spaces. Seeing each real estate asset as a living ecosystem, the group optimizes each space’s design and performance based on consumer demand. Through the upcoming Next Hotel at Colombo City Centre, the Next Story Group aims to introduce a one-of-kind hospitality experience in Sri Lanka by fusing together state-of-the-art technology and a highly flexible guest experience. Next Hotel will feature avant-garde designs, sophisticated services and technologically advanced facilities that will truly redefine business travel in the country, whilst being the epitome of class, luxury and relaxation.

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 comprise of exclusive residences that will revolutionize urban living in Sri Lanka; a 05-floor retail lifestyle mall that will host premium retail offerings, a multi-cuisine food court, and a spectacular 6-screen Cineplex.

Situated in an upmarket location that has already appreciated over 40% since 2016, Colombo City Centre will showcase 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.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 2019.