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...

Ground Broken For Cambodia’s First Oil Refinery

The joint venture behind an oil refinery, which officially broke ground yesterday, says it plans to build a chain of 300 petrol stations to...

ADB Gets Behind Solar Project In Svay Rieng Province

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has financially backed a project from Singapore's Sunseap Group to build Cambodia’s first large-scale solar power project under a...

Bridge Between Cambodia And Vietnam Boosts Bilateral Trade Ties

A bridge connecting Chrey Thom district in Kandal province to Long Binh in Vietnam’s An Giang province was officially launched yesterday by Prime Minister Hun...

Electricity Grid Expansion Project Powers Up Provinces

People in Svay Rieng, Prey Veng and Kandal provinces are to benefit from stable electricity supplies after a $75 million project to expand the...

Contract Sealed For Koh Kong To Phnom Penh Power Lines

Malaysia-based integrated electric power technology provider Pestech International Bhd has won a $100 million contract to build a 220-kilometre transmission line from the Stung Tatay...

HomePro Considering Setting Up Shop In Cambodia

HomePro, a leading home improvement retailer in Thailand, is mulling expansion to neighbouring countries – including Cambodia next year – with an investment budget...

Comin Khmere’s MEP Work On Crown Beverage Plants In The Can

Local engineering solutions company Comin Khmere recently completed mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) work on Crown Khmer Beverage Cans Ltd's manufacturing facilities in Phnom Penh,...

Cambodia’s Biggest Rooftop Solar System Installed At Coca-Cola Factory

With the aim of showing their social responsibility and commitment to the environment, Coca-Cola Cambodia made the noble choice of using solar as a...

German Firm Signs Industry Pact With Kerry Worldbridge Logistics

Cambodia-based Kerry Worldbridge Logistics and InSITE Bavaria yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to conduct a feasibility study to develop the first German-Cambodian industry...

Opportunities And Barriers In Cambodia’s Solar Market

by Adolfo Perez-Gascon “If countries here adopt clean energy, and they do it the right way, there’s hope for the world,” says Ken Bradley, a...

Cambodia Construction Booming Amidst Warning Of Credit Bubble

Construction projects approved by Cambodia’s Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning & Construction increased substantially in overall value during 2016 compared to the previous...

Cambodia Looks To Boost Infrastructure With AIIB Loan

The government is looking to address the current need for infrastructure development in Cambodia through the application of a loan next year from the...

Solar-Powered SEZ Planned For Kampong Chhnang Province

Tenants of an industrial park, to be built through a joint venture between Cambodian and South Korean investors on a 102-hectares plot in Rolea...

Jurassic Theme Park To Be Built In Prey Veng Province

Plans for a $51 million entertainment complex in Prey Veng province near the Vietnamese border that would include a “Jurassic Theme Park” as well...

Cambodia, Thailand Railway Link Nearing Completion

Cambodia’s railway link to Thailand is hoped to be completed by the end of this year, according to Minister of Public Works and Transportation...

Airport Road Flyover To Raise Land Prices

The Dey Huy flyover on Phnom Penh’s Russian Blvd, which is being funded by the Chinese government and currently 30 percent complete, will help...

Sihanoukville’s Property Sector Set For Bright Future

Cambodia’s coastal resort town of Sihanoukville is attracting a wealth of investors and developers looking to cash in on improved infrastructure and an increase...

Chinese Group To Invest $1.5 Billion In Phnom Penh Satellite City

A $1.5-billion deal is being prepared for signature between Cambodian conglomerate LYP Group and China Minsheng Investment Group (CMIG), which will see the development...

Steel Mill Discussed For Sihanoukville Industrial Park

Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) may play host to a new steel mill built and run by a Chinese company, SSEZ’s marketing department chief...

PM Welcomes Plans To Build Nissan Factory In Cambodia

The wheels are in motion on plans to set up a vehicle assembly and spare parts production factory in Cambodia, with a Malaysia-based automobile...

Thai Factory Developer Ticon To Expand Its Operations In Cambodia

Factory and warehouse developer Ticon Industrial Connection Plc is looking to launch operations in Cambodia next year, after experiencing sluggish market growth in its...

Cambodia Receives $1B In Loans From ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has pledged more than $1 billion in new loans to Cambodia, to be used over the next three years...

Betting On Sustainability: Young Architects Carve Out Their Own Niche

The indirect benefits of sustainable architecture and design are not always on the minds of clients but promoting green or sustainable initiatives can help...
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