Overseas Realty Wins Global Commerce Excellence Award 2012
Director Overseas Realty, Mildred Ong and Deputy Chairman Overseas Realty, H. Z. Cassim receiving the award from Governor Central Bank, Ajith N. Cabraal, looked on by BOI Chairman/Director General M M C Ferdinando and IMF Representative in Colombo, Koshy Mathai
In recognition of the overseas partners who supported the Sri Lankan economy and economic activity while the nation endured a raging war for nearly three decades, Overseas Realty was honored with a Global Commerce Excellence Award 2012 at a gala ceremony recently held in Colombo.
As a BOI - approved and flagship status quoted company, Overseas Realty - a trail blazer in the real estate sector has been guided by the company chairman, the legendary tycoon and visionary property development maestro, Shing Pee Tao.
As a premier realty company we esteem this award in honor which was in recognition of the large investments we undertook in Sri Lanka when the country was undergoing decades of unrest
In 1992, in the midst of a raging war, work was commenced on a US$ 130 million landmark erection, the World Trade Center, Colombo, to offer world class office space for the first time in Sri Lanka. The company then undertook the largest mixed development project in Sri Lanka; Havelock City - which will encompass over 1000 luxury condominiums and Sri Lanka's largest shopping mall complete with two office towers.
The award was received by Mildred Tao Ong, daughter of Mr S P Tao at the award ceremony organized by the Shipper's Academy core partnered with Sri Lanka Ports Authority, BOI of Sri Lanka and Airport Aviation Services Sri Lanka in association with the Central Bank. The Governor Ajith N. Cabraal conferred the award and congratulated the award winners.