Phnom Penh looks to add new bridges and undergrounds roads

Two announcements this week in Cambodia's capital of Phnom Penh seek to improve the connectivity and infrastructure of the growing city. Underground roads are...

Grand Phnom Penh City construction resumes

The Grand Phnom Penh City (formerly called Grand Phnom Penh International City), which has been in development for a number of years and was...

New Cambodia Law on Construction

A new Cambodian Law on Construction for the Kingdom contains 22 chapters and 11 articles which "seek to improve the management of the Kingdom’s...

FDI into Cambodia’s real estate sector increased

The NBC (National Bank of Cambodia) Annual Banking Supervision Report 2019 was released this week and the FDI (foreign direct investment) into the real...

Realestate.com.kh announces 2020 Black Friday Property Sale

Realestate.com.kh has announced the first-ever Online Black Friday Property Sale, which will take place on Friday the 12th of June from 4:00 pm-8:00 pm...

AEON Mall 3 confirms Hyundai Engineering as developer

AEON Mall 3 received official approval from the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) in late 2019 and it has now confirmed that...

Cambodia’s construction sector in Q1 2020

The Cambodian construction and property sector saw a 47% year-on-year growth in approved construction projects between January and February 2020. The total value of...

Cambodia increases its solar-power generation

Cambodia increased its total solar-power generation to 150MW (megawatts) after a 60 MW solar farm owned by SchneiTec Renewable Co Ltd. was added to...

Number of new hotels set to open in Phnom Penh

A new report from C9 Hotelworks suggests a large number of new hotels are due to open in the Kingdom of Cambodia's capital of...

Online property searches surge during COVID-19 outbreak

Realestate.com.kh CEO, Tom O'Sullivan, has said that they are "seeing a significant increase in online property searches and inquiry despite the coronavirus outbreak." Overall traffic...

Cambodia Home & Lifestyle Expo 2020

The Realestate.com.kh Home & Lifestyle Expo 2020 has been moved to August 7-8 2020, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, and will still be...

The Phnom Penh Megamall Due in Q4 2020

CBRE has announced that The Phnom Penh Megamall opening has been postponed until the fourth quarter of 2020. CBRE Cambodia, who is the leasing agent...

Government Greenlights $14.4 Billion Public Investment Programme

The Council of Ministers has given a green light to a public investment programme that will see the government and its development partners spend...

Kampong Speu Targeted For Smart City Project

The Cambodian province of Kampong Speu is on the road to hosting a smart city. Information from the Singaporean blockchain firm PLMP Fintech disclosed that...

Ministry Signs Agreements To Develop Clean Water Infrastructure

The Ministry of Industry and Handicraft last week signed agreements with China’s state-owned Beijing Enterprise Water Group and Noble Water to develop the infrastructure...

98% Of World-wide minority NagaCorp Shareholders Give Nod To Naga 3

Hong Kong listed Nagacorp (HKSE 3018) has announced as per EGM held on Thursday, 8 August 2019, that all minority shareholders from all over...

Cambodia Welcomes $5b In Investments In H1

The government approved $5.2 billion worth of investment in the first half of 2019, a 48.5 percent hike compared to the corresponding period last...

Sixfold Increase In Investment From Jan To May

The Council for the Development of Cambodia approved $3.6 billion in investment projects during the first five months of the year, a six-fold increase...

CRBC Partners With US Legal Firm In Expressway Project

The China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) is receiving financial counsel from US firm Hunton Andrews Kurth in the development of the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville...

Water Treatment Plant Breaks Ground In Kampot

The construction of a $10-million water treatment plant in Kampot province began on Wednesday. The facility, which will be able to supply up to 20,000...

Land Earmarked For Mondulkiri’s New Airport

Mondulkiri authorities have selected an area for the development of the province’s new airport, an official of the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation said. A...

Preah Sihanouk Master Plan Discussed

The Economy and Finance Ministry yesterday published results of a meeting discussing results of a pre-feasibility study on a master plan designed to transform...

Loan To Help Finance Water Plant In Northern Phnom Penh

The Finance Ministry last week signed a concessional loan pact with the European Investment Bank to help finance its large-scale water treatment facility in...

Royal Group Unveils New Major Mixed-use Development For Toul Kork

The Royal Group of Companies has proudly unveiled its new major mixed-use development project in Toul Kork with its partner, Singapore-based property developer Hong...

World Bank To Provide $1 Billion In Assistance, Ministry Says

The World Bank will approve the disbursement of $1 billion to Cambodia to develop priority sectors in the next five years, according to the...

Construction Of $620m Oil Refinery Delayed

Construction of an oil refinery straddling two provinces in the South is going ahead slower than expected, with the project now scheduled for completion...

France To Support Development Of Cambodian Electrical Grid

France will support the development of the Kingdom’s power transmission network with $30 million in financing. According to a press release from the Ministry of...

Feasibility Studies For Monorail And Metro System Started

In a bid to reduce the city’s traffic woes, a group of Chinese experts has begun feasibility studies on a monorail project and a...

Revamped Water Plant Comes Online

A water treatment plant, revamped and expanded with financial assistance from Japan, was launched yesterday in Kampot. Presiding over the inauguration ceremony yesterday, Prime Minister...

Cambodia Has Repaid 8 Percent Of Its Debt: Report

From 1993 to 2018, the government repaid $1.3 billion of its debt to development partners, roughly 8 percent of the country’s external debt, according...

China To Do Feasibility Study For Monorail

Chinese experts will conduct a feasibility study for a monorail project in Phnom Penh, the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation said yesterday. During a...

Expressway Project To Break Ground Today

Construction of Cambodia’s first ever expressway, linking Phnom Penh to Preah Sihanouk province, starts today, with a groundbreaking ceremony presided over by Prime Minister...

Cambodia Considers Floating Plant From Turkey To Battle Power Woes

Representatives of Electricite Du Cambodge are planning a trip to Turkey to discuss bringing a floating power plant that will help the nation cope...

Kampong Speu Solar Farm To Start Generating Energy In April

Amid a dry spell that has led to power cuts across the Kingdom, Electricite du Cambodge announced last week that a 60-megawatt solar power...

Kampot Seaport To Become ‘Main Gateway’ To Region

With a quarter of construction work already completed, the new port in Kampot province will become the country’s main gateway to tourism destinations in...

Countdown To Expressway Groundbreaking Begins

The groundbreaking of the nearly $2-billion expressway connecting the capital and Sihanoukville has been confirmed for March 22. The expressway will start at Tomnop Kobsrov...

Feasibility Study On New Expressway Completed

A feasibility study on the construction of the Phnom Penh-Bavet Expressway, which will cost about $3.8 billion and play a key role towards connectivity...

Dam in Sesan Begins Operations

The Lower Sesan II Dam, an $800 million project, was officially launched yesterday after more than four years of construction. The dam is Cambodia’s biggest...

Ministry Of Land Calls For Construction Investment Boost

The Ministry of Land Management urged foreign investors to increase investment in Cambodia’s real estate sector to take advantage of the country’s healthy economic...

Cambodia Joins Global Real Estate Map

Cambodia is now officially featured in the map of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) after having joined the United States-based organisation last year. Headquartered...

EDC Announces Power Cut In Phnom Penh

Electricity of Cambodia (EDC) has announced the plan to repair, replace, and install some equipments in Phnom Penh areas from 4th to 6th of...

Chip Mong’s Latest Retail Project Breaks Ground

Construction work for a massive, $200-million shopping centre built by Chip Mong Retail, a subsidiary of local conglomerate Chip Mong, began yesterday. Chip Mong 271...

Marubeni Corporation Signals Interest In Water Infrastructure Projects

Marubeni Corporation, a major Japanese business conglomerate, has expressed its intention to invest in water and sanitation infrastructure in the Kingdom, according to a...

New Airport To Break Ground After Election

Construction of a new international airport in Siem Reap will start after the national election at the end of this month, according to a...

New Terminal Launched In Sihanoukville Port

After more than three years of construction work to increase its cargo handling capacity, the conclusion of the expansion of Sihanoukville Autonomous Port was...

Smart Cities To Be At The Forefront Of Upcoming Forum

With the next edition of the Cambodia Architect and Décor International Exhibition just around the corner, both government and private sector agree the future...

OSRAM-SALIOT Showroom Opening In Phnom Penh

On April 30th a showroom dedicated to OSRAM and SALIOT lamps opened its doors. Located on Mao Tse Toung Blvd in front of Toul...

Luxury Villa Project Breaks Ground In Phnom Penh

Construction work for a new high-end villa project began yesterday in Phnom Penh.The Palms will cost an estimated $100 million and will be raised...

Second Section Of Western Rail Line Opens

The railroad connecting Serey Sophorn in Poipet to Battambang, a section of the western rail line that runs for 65 kilometres, officially opened Sunday. The...

New Transport Links eady for KNY

The Transportation Ministry is launching two transportation services this week in order to accommodate those traveling ahead of Khmer New Year. The western railway service...

Airport Rail Link Set To Start

The rail link from Phnom Penh International Airport to the city will be ready for service before the start of Khmer New Year in...

Initial Construction Work For Twin Towers Begins

Initial construction work of the Thai Boon Roong Twin Commercial Centre in Phnom Penh started yesterday, according to an official who helped design the...

Sihanoukville To Welcome New Marriott Hotel

Local real-estate firm Grand Lion Group reached a deal with US-based Marriott group to manage and operate a new five-star hotel in the coastal...

Construction Resumes At Gold Tower 42

Construction of controversial building Gold Tower 42 has resumed, with developers assuring the government it will be finished by the end of 2019. Seng Lot,...

Japan To Fund Four New Local Projects

Japan agreed to provide $384,817 in financial assistance to local organisations for projects in Phnom Penh, Kandal, Kampong Chhnang and Koh Kong. The funds comes...

Q&A: Sorn Seap, Chairman of Judges Panel, PropertyGuru Cambodia Property Awards

With the third annual PropertyGuru Cambodia Property Awards fast approaching in March, B2B Cambodia sat down with Sorn Seap, Chairman of the Judges Panel, to...

Northern Section of Cambodian Western Rail Line Ready For Test

The section of the western railway line linking Poipet in Banteay Meanchey province to Battambang is now ready to be tested after the train...

OSRAM and Saliot Showroom Opens Soon

For 2018, two lighting brands are coming to the Cambodian market. The OSRAM-Saliot showroom in Phnom Penh is scheduled to open in the first...

Designing Cambodia’s Recreational Infrastructure

Sports Engineering And Recreation Asia (Seara) has been playing an important support role to the fitness & sports industry in Cambodia for over a...

New Building Seeks To Enhance Local Construction Standards

The World Trade Center Phnom Penh (WTCPP), a multipurpose complex built by Japanese investors, will be finished by mid-2021, serving as a centre to...

Gold Tower 42 to finish by 2019

Construction of controversial building Gold Tower 42, originally costing $420 million on the intersection of Monivong and Sihanouk boulevards, will resume shortly, with the...

Thai Train Link To Be Ready Early Next Year

The railway line connecting Phnom Penh to Poipet in Bantey Meanchey province and further on to neighbouring Thailand will be fully operational in 2018,...

Phka Slaa, A New Gastronomic Concept in Phnom Penh

Set in a beautiful colonial villa at the corner of St 240 and 19, Phka Slaa is a new restaurant concept that opened in...

Capital’s Airport Gets Upgrade

Phnom Penh International Airport’s renovated arrival hall and boarding concourse were presented to the public yesterday, following a $26 million investment from the operator...

Chinese Investment Keeps Pouring In

A Chinese construction giant is eyeing investment opportunities in Cambodia’s thriving tourism sector, as the government continues to fine-tune its strategy to accelerate the...

Chinese Construction Giant Eyes Local Market

Shanghai-based Greenland Group, one of the largest construction and real estate companies in China, is scouting the local market for investment opportunities, lured by...

City To Have Mass Transit System In Place By 2023

Cambodia will have an automated gateway transit system (AGT) ahead of 2023 – when the country is due to host the Southeast Asian Games...

Expressway Work Could Start This Year

Construction of an expressway linking Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville province could start this year if government negotiations with the Chinese company in charge of...

Water Tech Giant Eyes Local Market

Grundfos, a pump manufacturer based in Denmark that operates at a global scale, is exploring the Cambodian market for opportunities in wastewater treatment, looking...

Kampot Seaport Coming In 2019

Construction of the first seaport for tourist vessels in Kampot is due to start by the end of the year. The groundbreaking ceremony for the...

Inside Construction: A Master Plan For Phnom Penh

We publish an opinion piece from Pawel Siudecki, director of The Room Design Studio, regarding the necessity of an official Master Plan in aiding...

PM Announces New Airport In Siem Reap

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that Siem Reap is in need of a new airport to tackle the rising number of visitors to...

Solar Project Launched In Kampong Speu

Global Purify Power (GPP), a joint venture behind $400 million worth of solar powered projects, started groundbreaking work on Friday with more than $10 million...

Solar Power Lights Up Cambodia’s Villages

Solar home systems are an appropriate solution to provide affordable, reliable and clean electricity in rural Cambodia, and the Green Microfinance Programme assists villagers...

Foreign Architects, Engineers Given Ultimatum

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction plans to take drastic action, with possible deportation, against foreign architects and engineers who are...

CBRE MarketView: Construction Investment Rebounds In Q2

CBRE Cambodia’s MarketView for the second quarter of this year (published below) shows some promising figures from the residential, office, retail and industrial sectors in...

Maxk Group Sparks Creativity In Students

At the end of the academic semester, Maxk Lighting and Maxk Laminate co-hosted an educational and hands-on workshop at Limkokwing University, focusing on providing...

New Container Terminal Okayed For Sihanoukville

The construction of a new container terminal as part of an expansion project of the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) will start by early 2019...

PM Asks Japan To Help With Phnom Penh Skytrain

The Japanese government has agreed to conduct a feasibility study on constructing a skytrain from the city centre to the Phnom Penh International Airport...

Engineering In Focus: Comin Asia

Following the success of their fabrication facility in Phnom Penh, and the current growth and success in Myanmar, Comin Asia is opening a new...

Worldbridge, Sino Great Wall Sign Agreement

Worldbridge Land (Cambodia) and China’s Sino Great Wall International Engineering Company signed an agreement yesterday to jointly develop and improve the kingdom’s public infrastructure. Sear...

Everjobs: Emerging Interest In Engineering Opportunities

An in-depth quarterly analysis of the Cambodian labour market made by everjobs Cambodia, the fastest growing online career portal in the Kingdom, reveals a...

Project To Boost Regional Telecoms

Cambodia has unveiled the fourth part of a $39m project to boost telecoms services through new optic fibre cables. The Greater Mekong Telecommunications Backbone Network...

Construction Investment Up By A Third

Construction investment during the first half of the year reached $4.94 billion, a 27.44 percent year-on-year increase, according to a senior official at the...

Future Bright For Solar Energy In Kep

The Ministry of Environment has announced its support for a new 10-megawatt solar power development project in Kep province to be spearheaded by the...

Few Investors For Newest CSX Listing

A little over a month after joining the Cambodia Securities Exchange, the stock market’s newest listing has failed to attract much interest. Trading has been sluggish for...

REITs Could Ease Burden On Small Real Estate Investors

Cambodia's property sector is booming, but investment in commercial real estate and high-grade rental assets is capital-intensive, providing few opportunities for smaller investors. However,...

Over $1bn Invested In Local Infrastructure

Cambodia has invested more than $1 billion on infrastructure, especially transport, a senior official at the Ministry of Economy and Finance says. The figure represents...

Saliot: Illumination Like Never Before

Revolutionary optical, circuit, motor, and wireless communication technologies capture a whole new world of smart lighting. Smart, adjustable track and down lights are now available...

Foreign Investment In Cambodia Up 800% In 10 Years

Foreign investment in Cambodia has risen by 800% over the past decade, according to new data. Multinationals like Starbucks, Samsung Electronics, Toyota Motors, and Nike already have...

Electricity Price Cut For Big Industry

Electricite du Cambodge has announced a price cut for large enterprises with a capacity exceeding one megawatt. The cost per kWh will drop from $0.165...

ADB To Fund Solar Park Project

Cambodians will soon have access to more affordable power if the agreement signed on Monday between Electricite Du Cambodge (EDC) and the Asian Development...

Pros And Cons Of China’s Belt And Road Plan

Unveiled in September and October 2013, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is China’s most ambitious infrastructure plan – a plan which involves more...

Chinese Firms To Set Up Mega Water Plant

Chinese companies based in Shanghai have revealed ambitious plans to establish the first-ever mega industrial plant producing clean water in Cambodia, aiming to help...

Cambodia Rail Investment Options Pursued

Nearly a month after the Royal Group and two major China-based railway engineering companies signed a joint venture agreement to upgrade the rail system,...

Architect, Decor Expo Draws International Crowd

The second annual Cambodia Architect and Decor Expo opened in Phnom Penh’s Diamond Island yesterday, amid growing demand for both construction and interior design...

Invest More In Processing Raw Materials, Says Hun Sen

Prime Minister Hun Sen called on investors to invest in the processing of raw materials to support the government’s 2015-2025 Industrial Development Policy (IDP). “The...

Construction On Track For Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway

A proposed expressway from Phnom Penh to the coastal province of Preah Sihanouk is due to start construction by the end of the year. The...

Kerry Worldbridge SEZ Opens Its Doors To Tech Industry

Kerry Worldbridge Logistics’ special economic zone began operating yesterday, with promises of boosting the high-end technology industry. The zone, a joint venture between Hong...

Major Event To Promote Cambodian Cuisine And Agriculture

The Cambodia Rice Federation and the Cambodia Tourism Federation announced this morning that they will co-host the Cambodia’s biggest agriculture and food event at the Diamond...
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