Prof. Lakshman Alwis / Chairman, Design Consortium International (Pvt) Limited, Mr. Migara Alwis/ Managing Director-DCIL, Mr. Sriyan Cooray/ Chief Operational Officer-HSBC Sri Lanka, Mr. Dyan Dunuwille/Head of Corporate Real Estate-HSBC, Mr. R. R. Tudawe/Managing Director- Tudawe Brothers (Pvt) Ltd, are seen at the gathering.
The ground breaking ceremony of the Mixed Development Project in Katunayake was launched today by QVentures Investment (Pvt) Ltd. The proposed development will consist of 150 room hotel, 60 apartments, a state of the art shopping mall, business and recreational lounges and restaurants. The total built up area would be approximately 650,000 sq.ft.
The Project was launched at the ground breaking ceremony held at the site on Wednesday the 10th of December 2014 in the presence of the former Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Chairman Development Tan Sri Abu Sahid Mohamed, a well-known Malaysian Developer Datuk Patrick Lim and BOI officials.
Design Consortium International (Pvt) Ltd, the renowned firm of Architects & Consulting Engineers are the Consultants for this project. Vidyajyothi Architect Prof. Lakshman Alwis, Chairman and Architect Migara Alwis, Managing Director were present at the ceremony.
The said development is a first of its kind in the area offering a city within a city concept and will support the rapid development which is taking place with the initiative of the government. This development will facilitate functions of the Katunayake Airport and Katunayake Export Processing Zone. The development is estimated at US$ 50 Million and it is currently targeted to be completed within 36 months.
The Ground Breaking Ceremony of the Multi-Storeyed Twin Tower Office Complex took place on the 04th December 2014. This building is a project of the Makola Muslim Orphanage (MMO) financed by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The Principal Consultant, Design Consortium (Pvt) Limited said this building is approximately 250,000 sq.ft and will house a state of the art office environment and showroom spaces. President, Makola Muslim Orphanage, Mr. DAS Mohamed, Chairman/Design Consortium (Pvt) Limited, Vidyajyothi Professor Lakshman Alwis and Director/ Mr. Migara Alwis are seen at the ceremony. The Piling Contractor, Walkers Piling stated that it’s a six months piling project.
Migara Alwis is seen with Prof. Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, Prof. Hemantha Senanayake and Aelian Gunawardene at the Foundation Laying Ceremony on the 27th of October 2014. Design Consortium International (Pvt) Limited is providing all consortium services free of charge as per the direction given by Prof. Lakshman Alwis / Chairman, to support this worthy cause.