Keppel Land continually fosters strong relations with government leaders in its key markets.
In China, Mr Ang Wee Gee, CEO of Keppel Land, called on Mr Lu Xiaodong, the newly elected Chief of Jing’an District, Shanghai, on 29 March 2016.
During the meeting, Mr Lu introduced the upcoming plan for the new Jing’an District which has an area of 37 sq km, and welcomed Keppel Land’s continuous participation in the development of the district
Mr Ang reiterated the Group’s strong commitment to meeting the growing need for sustainable urbanisation in China and shared Keppel Land’s long-term plan to deepen its presence in Jing’an District. He also expressed interest in participating in the district’s new phase of development through different collaborations.
In Jing’an District, Keppel Land has developed Park Avenue Precinct, which comprises three projects – residential developments One Park Avenue and 8 Park Avenue, as well as the upcoming retail-cum-office development Park Avenue Central.
Separately in Vietnam, Mr Ang called on Mr Nguyen Thanh Phong, Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee and Mr Dinh La Thang, Party Secretary of HCMC on 22 and 23 April 2016, respectively.
During the meetings, Mr Ang reiterated Keppel Land’s commitment to further strengthen its presence in Vietnam, which is one of its key growth markets. He also shared with the newly elected government leaders the Company’s vision and its upcoming developments in HCMC, including the waterfront project in the Thu Thiem New Urban Area, Estella Heights condominium as well as Saigon Centre Phase 2, which comprises offices, retail and luxury serviced apartments.
In Vietnam, Keppel Land is one of the largest and pioneer foreign real estate investors with a diverse portfolio of properties in Hanoi, HCMC, Dong Nai and Vung Tau including Grade A offices, residential properties, integrated townships and award-winning serviced apartments. The Company has over 20 licensed projects across Vietnam and a pipeline of more than 25,000 homes.