GuocoLand Limited ("GuocoLand" or "GLL"), a public company listed on the Singapore Exchange, is an award-winning developer whose developments are distinguished by quality,
innovative designs and concepts. A major developer headquartered in Singapore, GuocoLand has substantial
land bank in the embedded markets of Singapore, China, Malaysia and Vietnam, which it will continue to build on.
As a major developer in the Singapore property market, GuocoLand has built up a quality land bank and
a portfolio of prominent developments in the prime districts of Singapore – Goodwood Residence in the Orchard-Scotts area, Sophia Residence located
at the prime Mount Sophia area and Leedon Residence, next to the prestigious Leedon Park Good Class
Bungalow area. Acclaimed architects and
landscape specialists have been engaged to work on these high-end developments to enhance their appeal
to sophisticated home buyers.
GuocoLand is recognised as a developer of eco-friendly projects. For its
commitment towards environmental sustainability, it has won the Building and Construction
Authority (“BCA”) Green Mark Awards for projects such as Goodwood Residence, Sophia
Residence, Leedon Residence, The Waterline, Elliot at the East Coast and The Quartz.
In November 2010, GuocoLand successfully acquired a land parcel which occupies a prime location in proximity to the Tanjong Pagar MRT station within the Central Business District (“CBD”) at a bid price of S$1.71 billion. GuocoLand’s proposed eco-friendly mixed use development on this 1.5 hectare site will be a landmark project. With a permissible building height of 290 metres above sea level, this development has the potential to be the tallest building in this area and will command panoramic views of the city skyline and across the CBD to the Marina Bay area. The Tanjong Pagar area has been earmarked by the Government for revamp into the next waterfront city,
GuocoLand also owns an office building known as Tung Centre which is located at Collyer Quay in
Singapore’s Central Business District at Raffles Place.
GuocoLand’s wholly-owned subsidiary, GuocoLand China ("GLC"), has been active in China since 1994 and is an established property developer in
China with a sizeable portfolio of properties in the major cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing
GLC has two integrated developments, namely, Beijing Guoson Centre in the Dongzhimen area of Beijing Dong Cheng District (“Beijing Guoson Centre”) and Shanghai Guoson Centre in the Changfeng area of Shanghai Putuo District (“Shanghai Guoson Centre”). These two integrated developments have garnered the Asia Pacific International Property Awards in association with Bloomberg Television 2010 for respectively, the “Best Mixed Use Development China”, the “Best Mixed Use Development Asia Pacific” and also the “Best International Mixed-use Development”.
Beijing Guoson Centre is strategically located along the main thoroughfare of Dongzhimen
Road in downtown Beijing. This multiple award winning integrated development has a total
gross floor area of 595,812 square metres and comprises the 159,229 square metre Guoson
Mall, the 5-star 443-room Guoman Hotel Beijing, twin Grade A Office Towers, the luxurious
Guoson Residences and the 40,000 square metre rooftop garden, Guoson Green. With its
unbeatable location in downtown Beijing, Guoson Centre is poised to offer excellent business
opportunities and investment potential.
This sizable development not only has one of the largest retail complexes in the area, its
twin office towers standing at 170 metres high are also amongst the tallest buildings in the
area. It also houses Asia’s largest transportation hub with a well-connected network of bus
interchange, subway and light railway lines and an airport express train to Beijing Capital
International Airport in 16 minutes.
The iconic and award winning Shanghai Guoson Centre integrated development sits on a
143,845 square metre site, situated within the Changfeng Ecological Business District, in the
Putuo District. With a gross floor area of 492,272 square metres, it comprises the 129,635
square metre Guoson Mall, the 5-star, 443-room Guoman Hotel Shanghai, Grade A Office
Towers, 354 SoHo (Small office, Home office) units and serviced apartments.
Guoson Centre is well positioned at the crossroads of the Zhongshan Park, Gubei and
Hongqiao commercial districts. It is also a 20-minute drive to the Hongqiao integrated
transportation hub which provides superb inter-city connectivity via express train, buses and
In September 2010, GLL announced that the Group had tendered successfully in the proportion of 50:50 with Guoco Group Limited ("GGL") for a land parcel known as Plot 9 in Changfeng, Shanghai for an aggregate purchase consideration of Rmb3.04 billion. This site is located within the Changfeng Ecological Business District. It has a land area of 47,674.5 square metres and is slated for residential development.
In Nanjing, GLC has a 1,112-unit residential development called Ascot Park, which has been fully
sold, and a 99% interest in a 296,002 square metre land parcel in Gujiaying area. The site is located near the Purple Mountains in the Xuanwu District. In Tianjin, GLC has a 1,176 unit developement known as Seasons Park which has been fully sold.
Listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, GuocoLand (Malaysia) Berhad
(“GLM”) is a 64.98% subsidiary of GuocoLand. It has an established presence in Malaysia
with property development and investment, and hotel & resort holdings activities. Its portfolio
includes prime office and residential properties in Kuala Lumpur and Greater Kuala Lumpur.
In April 2006, GLM established and listed a
Real Estate Investment Trust (“REIT”) known
as Tower REIT on the Main Market of Bursa
Malaysia Securities Berhad. Tower REIT is
managed by GLM REIT Management Sdn
Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GLM.
GLM has an approximately 21.7% interest
in Tower REIT. Tower
REIT’s investment portfolio comprises three
strategically located prime commercial
buildings in Kuala Lumpur, namely Menara
HLA, Menara ING and HP Towers which
have a total net lettable area of about
84,000 square metres.
Through its subsidiary, GuocoLand Vietnam (S) Pte Ltd, the Group is developing The Canary,
an integrated development in Binh Duong Province. The Canary will have
the distinction of being the first fully-integrated development in Binh Duong Province, an
attractive destination for both local and foreign investors due to its favourable economic
Just 30 minutes from Ho Chi Minh City via Highway 13 this sizeable development will offer
an integrated Work-Live-Play environment for the residents in this area with 1,051 residential
apartments to be developed over 4 phases, a good class international hotel, Serviced
Apartments, a 108,000 square metre retail mall operated by an international retailer, an office
tower and educational facilities.