Colombo, 6 March 2017: Dusit Thani Sri Lanka, Beachfront Balapitiya recently announced its construction contractor for the 8.5 acre project of investment apartments in Balapitiya on the West Coast of Sri Lanka. This major contract was awarded to Sino Great Wall International Engineering Pvt Ltd (SGW) from China who will start construction in March 2017. The signing of the contract took place at Dusit Thani’s Colombo sales office, located at 100 Kynsey Road in Colombo 7 and was officiated by Ajit Wijesinghe and Paul Dwyer, Directors of Indola Group; Hans Ruxue, Vice President of Sino Great Wall International Engineering Pvt Ltd and Rustom Vickers, Vice President of Development, Dusit International who attended via Skype link.
Sino Great Wall International Engineering is a listed company on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and has many years of experience in construction, particularly in the overseas market. Well known projects by SGW include The Four Seasons Hangzhou China, Sheraton Thousand Island Lake China , New Port Project in Qatar, Beautiful Crown Hotel Sanya, Sheraton Cross Gate Zhuhai, Zhuhai Marriott Hotel China and over 100 5-star hotels around the world.
Situated on the West Coast of Sri Lanka at Balapitya, Dusit Thani’s resort will add diversity to the local area whilst creating lucrative job opportunities for the local labour force. Managed by 5-star hotel brand Dusit International, The Beachfront is Sri Lanka’s one & only luxury, high-rise, beachfront investment apartments for local and foreign investors. The project will be developed over 3 stages comprising 162 apartments in stage 1. Surrounded by state-of-the-art facilities, every apartment features a large private balcony, 5-star designer interiors and stunning, uninterrupted ocean views. Stages 2 & 3 include more apartments, a promenade featuring 15 international restaurants, cafes & bars, a luxury spa, sauna & gymnasium, 2500sqm convention centre, a roof-top tennis court and a multi-faith chapel.
“The announcement of Sino Great Wall Engineering as our construction partner for The Beachfront is a significant milestone in our project” Indola Group Director Ajit Wijesinghe said. “One of the reasons we chose Sino Great Wall Engineering is their experience in building 5-star hotels around the world. This compliments our vision to create luxury living with Dusit Thani International. We look forward to working with Sino Great Wall Engineering and we are confident that they will deliver our expectations.”
Sino Great Wall Engineering Vice President Hans Ruxue commented that his company is delighted to be appointed as the contractor of The Beachfront, which has enabled them to bring their skill and expertise to Sri Lanka. “This project is a real boost to our reputation as a quality builder in South Asia. We look forward to delivering this iconic project, adding to our 5 –star luxury portfolio,” Mr. Ruxue stated.
Reassuring his confidence in SGW, Rustom Vickers, VP Development of Dusit Thani International added, ”With this positive milestone we are delighted Dusit Thani Beachfront Balapitiya construction is on track and we look forward to operating this unique property.”
Tower B of The Beachfront is already sold out and Tower A is now being marketed and sold to interested investors. You are invited to visit the display suite of the apartments at Dusit Thani, 786 Galle Road, 80550 Balapitiya Beach – or call on +94 91 225 66 30 for further information.