Vietnam Property

Keppel Land expands in Vietnam

Of all the Singaporean companies in Vietnam, few have more confidence in the long-term future of Indochina’s largest country than Keppel Land (KepLand), the property arm of one of the island’s largest conglomerates, Keppel Corporation. It’s putting its money where its mouth is with its plans to invest $1 billion in Vietnam’s tallest building, an 88-storey complex of shops, offices and residences...

Inflation in Vietnam will not have any impact on Keppel Land’s projects

Inflation is soaring in Vietnam, and that's driving up overall business costs there. Despite this, Keppel Land said it will not have any impact on its property projects in the country in the short term. In a filing with the Singapore Exchange, the property developer said its joint ventures with strong local partners in Vietnam is helping the company to manage its cash flows. It is also forming...

Frasers Hospitality to its grow presence in China, India and Vietnam

Frasers Hospitality - the property arm of mainboard-listed Fraser & Neave - is planning to grow its presence in the emerging markets of China, India and Vietnam. Revealing this at a news briefing on Thursday, Frasers said it plans to add about 5,000 serviced apartment units to its portfolio over the next two years. It is scheduled to open 10 new properties this year, and another 25 over 2009 and...

CapitaLand seeks Vietnam land as prices fall

CapitaLand said land prices in Vietnam and India have fallen by as much as 15 per cent this year, making it easier to get sites now than a year earlier. There may be more opportunities in “greenfield sites”, chief investment office Kee Teck Koon said at a property conference held here yesterday. CapitaLand is also looking at expanding in Japan, where it may acquire properties and set up funds for...

KepLand secures option to develop residential site in Vietnam

Property developer Keppel Land has secured an option to develop a residential site in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City. The project is estimated to cost US$390 million. Keppel Land signed the agreement through its wholly-owned subsidiary Earlsbay Investments. Under the deal, the Singapore developer will hold a 60 percent stake, while local property developer Hong Quang takes on the remaining interest. The...

CapitaLand to develop 1,400 homes in Ho Chi Minh City

CapitaLand has signed a deal with its Vietnamese partner Thien Duc to build about 1,400 homes in the prime District 2 of Ho Chi Minh City. The contract for the 6.7 hectare site includes commercial and retail space. The development, which is within a popular residential area, will have an estimated total project value of S$690 million. CapitaLand will take a 60 percent stake in the proposed joint venture,...

CapitaLand says Vietnam market is 2nd most important after Singapore

Property developer CapitaLand said it views the Vietnam market as being the second most important market for itself after Singapore. President and CEO Liew Mun Leong has likened the growth potential of Vietnam to Chinese cities like Shanghai and Guangzhou. To help the company expand in Vietnam, CapitaLand has formed a strategic partnership with another Vietnamese developer. Urbanisation in Vietnam is...

Keppel Land unveils plans for development in Ho Chi Minh City

Keppel Land, one of the largest property developers in Vietnam, has unveiled concept plans for Phase Two of its Saigon Centre in Ho Chi Minh City. This was presented to President S R Nathan and Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai in Hanoi on Tuesday. In the new phase, Keppel Land is going for an 88-storey mixed development which will house residential, retail and office space, and will also...

Singapore developers build on Vietnam’s growth

A growing middle class seeking property in Vietnam will keep Singapore property developers there busy, even as its government plans a tax on capital gains. Last month, the national assembly of the socialist country passed new regulations to tax capital gains - 20 per cent on stock trade gains, and 25 per cent on property profits - from January 2009. “With regard to the recent proposal of introducing a...

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