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...

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...

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...

Building A Sustainable Phnom Penh

Re-Edge Architecture + Design has been leading the sustainable building design in Cambodia. Their portfolio, which features a consistent emphasis on green spaces, clean...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ensuring Accuracy In Real Estate Valuations

The B2B team talks to established property valuers to find out more about the way appraisals are conducted in the Kingdom. Property appraisals are typically...

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...

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...

Re-Edge’s First Design of Mid-Rise Boutique Hotel Project Is Under Construction

Re-Edge Architecture + Design, led by principal architect Hun Chansan and architect manager Alex Luu, has completed the design stage of a 14-storey boutique hotel...

Cambodian Construction Standards Rising

As a construction professional working in Cambodia, Bernie Durkin, General Manager at YellowTree Interior Co., Ltd, is seeing a general shift in the safety...

The Sun Keeps On Rising: Japanese Investment In Cambodia

With an economy growing at one of the fastest rates in the region, a flourishing middle class, and a ballooning number of multinational corporation...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sihanoukville In The Spotlight

Although overshadowed by Phnom Penh, interest in doing business in Sihanoukville was further piqued after the Cambodian government defined the city as a ‘multi-purpose...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Chasing Sporting Success With Seara

Seara International, founded in Thailand 24 years ago, commenced operations in the fresh-faced Cambodian health and fitness market four years ago as Seara Cambodia:...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Property Market in 2016 and Beyond

“Phnom Penh is an emerging city with lots of real estate potential,” says Terry Blackburn, the managing director of awards and publications at PropertyGuru...

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...

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...

Construction Safety Standards Still Poor

Despite the boom in Phnom Penh's construction sector, the standard of worker conditions in the industry typically remains low. Colin Rogers of Lighthouse Club Phnom Penh delves into...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Construction Boom Stretches Labour Thin

Construction booms in major cities across the ASEAN region are stretching the skilled labour force thin, according to Advance Construction’s James Sterling. Speaking with B2B...

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...

Chip Mong 271 Mega Mall due in 2022

Chip Mong Retail has confirmed its biggest mall to date, the Chip Mong 271 Mega Mall, is now 20% complete and is due to...

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...

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...

Quality Is In Demand As Phnom Penh Grows Up

CBRE recently released the “Green Netting Report”—a detailed overview of the construction and investment trends happening across Phnom Penh. B2B Cambodia caught up with...

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...

Construction Projects on the rise in 2020

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUPC) has released data on the state of the construction projects in Cambodia for January-June...

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...

Prince Mall opens in Sihanoukville

The Prince Huan You Real Estate Cambodia Group Co Ltd has opened its Prince Mall in Sihanoukville this week. Prince Mall - Sihanoukville The mall will...

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...

133-Story Skyscraper Slated for Capital

Despite a number of unfinished mega developments around the capital, the Ministry of Land Management approved plans for a $3-billion 133-story twin-tower skyscraper on...

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...

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...

Cambodian Craft Distillers

Local craft distillers in Cambodia are on the rise and snapping up international accolades. As business startups in a fledging environment, these entrepreneurs have...

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...

Cambodian Economic Outlook for 2022

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) claims that the national economy will grow by 5 per cent in 2022 while inflation is projected at...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Planned Phnom Penh sky train proposal derailed

The proposed sky train from Phnom Penh's Central Market (Phsar Thmey) to the Phnom Penh International Airport has been derailed due to the high...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Going Green

Energy efficiency may still be catching on in Cambodia but saving stacks of cash is high on any company's agenda, especially when it comes...

2016 A Boom Year For Construction

Data obtained from the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUPC) shows 990 construction projects have been approved during the first five...

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...

Lighthouse Club Cambodia Tees Off For A Cause

Lighthouse Club Cambodia, the local arm of an international construction industry charity, held a golf tournament in Phnom Penh last Friday. The annual tournament attracts...

Occupational Health & Safety A Must In Construction

Do accidents just happen? Very rarely. Most are caused by human error or by failing to take proper precaution by using safety equipment. Why? There...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Cambodia financial semi-annual 2020 Review

A number of financial reports have been released for the Kingdom of Cambodia for the first half of 2020. We review the latest data...

Real Estate Evolution In The Kingdom

The Phnom Penh real estate market has undergone marked changes since Cambodia’s first general election in 1993. By harnessing an open door policy on...

2016 A Boom Year For Construction

Data obtained from the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUPC) shows 990 construction projects have been approved during the first five...

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...

ABC Announces Cambodia-Malaysia Trade Mission

ASEAN Business Community (ABC), a professional online forum, recently announced it is organising a Cambodia Trade Mission for Malaysian construction businesses, with the aim...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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