September, 20, 2017
Construction of the 242-unit ‘Capital Heights’ luxury apartment project commenced on 18th September 2017,when Blue Star Realties (Pvt) Ltd., a Member of Access Engineering PLC, formally received China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd.,(CSCEC) to the site in Buthgamuwa Road, Rajagiriya. CSCEC mobilised its team to the site, in association with Access Projects (Pvt) Ltd., as the Piling Division of Access Engineering PLC successfully completed the piling stage of the venture.
Speaking at the Mobilisation Ceremony, Access Group Chairman Mr. Sumal Perera said, "Capital Heights is already receiving great interest from Sri Lankans living overseas, who are keen to invest in a home that is away from the busy city, yet with all the modern conveniences and ease of access. China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd. (CSCEC), in association with Access Projects (Pvt) Ltd. and the other partners on this project, are leaders in their speciality and together with them, we hope to deliver homes that balance construction excellence with low maintenance and comfortable living."
Set in the idyllic backdrop of the DiyawannaOya, this venture of Access Engineering PLC will see 242 apartments in two and three-bedroom configurations and 10 plush penthouses crowning the property. The location, just minutes away from all conveniences and government services, offers residents the tranquillity of living close to one of Colombo’s thriving wetlands. The apartments will be ready for occupancy in March 2020.
“Buthgamuwa Road, Rajagiriya, known as the Manhattan of Sri Lanka, with the backdrop of DiyawannaOya is a much sought after residential location and ‘Capital Heights’ will boost its property value further. Access Engineering PLC is a name synonymous in the area, having built the bridge across the DiyawannaOya and now fast completing the Rajagiriya flyover," said Rajitha Jayasuriya, Director Sales & Marketing of Blue Star Realties (Pvt) Ltd., the developing arm of this high-rise project.
Access Engineering PLC has gained a reputation for setting the benchmark in construction excellence, building quality residential and commercial spaces and its contribution to the development of national infrastructure. Its partnership with CSCEC, which is listed at 24 on the Fortune Global 500 list in 2017, reinforces Access Engineering PLC’s commitment to quality and engineering excellence to create ideal living and working spaces for the modern Sri Lanka.
Access Engineering PLC recently opened doors to Access Tower 2, a 30 story A-Grade office tower, adding 190,000 square feet of rentable office space was reserved 3 months prior to the opening of the building. All Blue Chip Companies have taken the space. Concept combined state of the art technology to minimise energy waste and utility costs while maximising on space and improving the aesthetic appeal of the work environment. Access Tower 2 was designed with the differently abled in mind and incorporates 300 parking spaces to the busy business district along with 3 levels of recreational space.
Access Projects (Pvt) Ltd. is a name synonymous for its finesse in interior finishes as demonstrated across numerous projects carried out across the island, including a number of star class hotel projects, such as, the Galle Face Hotel restoration of the Classic Wing, the construction of the 20 vial Cape Weligama and the refurbishment of Club Dolphin Waikkal, ChaayaTranzHikkaduwa, Anantara Hotel Resort & Spa Kalutara to name a few.
CSCEC is one of the largest Property Developers in China with projects such as, Honey Lake No: 1 in Shengzhen, Gold Garden in Beijing, Haiyue Garden in Shanghai. These Projects were awarded ‘Zan Tian You Golden Award’ for excellent residential quarter, the highest award in the property sector in China. Real Estate Development arm of China State Construction Engineering Corporation, is one of the most valued brands in the property industry in China.
China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd. (CSCEC), has ongoing projects, such as, the Southern Expressway extension, the Grand Pearl Hotel and the new Chinese Embassy, Astoria Apartment Project and is the finishing contractor for Shangri La. Globally the CSCEC has a reputation as a leader in construction having completed iconic projects such as the Palm Jumeirah Island in the UAE, the Shanghai Global Financial Centre, the third phase of the Beijing World Trade Centre and the Grand Mosque in Algeria. The Engineering News Record (ENR.com), considered the bible of the construction industry, lists CSCEC at the top of a list of the 250 largest world construction contractors, both publicly and privately held, based on total construction contracting revenue regardless of where the projects were located.