The Tapestry Developer-City Development Ltd (CDL)
City Developments Limited (CDL) has been Singapore’s property pioneer since 1963. It is a Singapore listed international property and hotel conglomerate involved in real estate development and investment, hotel ownership and management, facilities management and the provision of hospitality solutions.
With an extensive network of more than 350 subsidiaries and associated companies under its wings, the Group currently owns and manages a solid portfolio of residential and investment properties, including hotels. CDL’s network spans over 80 locations across 27 countries, including Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America and New Zealand/Australia. Its China division and wholly-owned subsidiary, CDL China Limited, has been strategically making inroads in China’s key cities.
In Singapore, CDL has established a remarkable track record of having developed over 30,000 luxurious and quality homes catering to a wide range of market segments. As one of Singapore’s biggest landlords, it owns over 7.8 million square feet lettable area of office, industrial, retail, residential and hotel space locally and globally. The Group possesses one of the largest land banks amongst private developers in Singapore, with over 3.2 million square feet that has the vast potential of being developed into over 9.3 million square feet of gross floor area.
The Group’s global presence is led by its diversification into hospitality management and the acquisition of hotel assets through CDL’s London-listed subsidiary, Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc (M&C). As one of the world’s largest hotel groups, M&C owns, asset manages and/or operates over 100 hotels globally.
As a socially responsible corporation, CDL is fully committed towards environmental sustainability and has been taking the lead in shaping Singapore’s built environment since the 1990s. A testament to its commitment towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), sustainable development and holistic approach towards building excellence, CDL was the first company honoured with the President’s Social Service Award and President’s Award for the Environment in 2007 in Singapore. It was also the only developer to be accorded the Built Environment Leadership Platinum Award in 2009 and Green Mark Platinum Champion Award in 2011 by the Building and Construction Authority, the governing authority for Singapore’s built environment. In 2013, CDL was the first developer to receive the prestigious Quality Excellence Award – Quality Champion (Platinum) and Construction Productivity Award – Advocates (Platinum) from BCA.CDL has the distinction of being the first Singapore company to be listed on three of the world’s sustainability benchmarks – FTSE4 Good Index Series since 2002, Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World since 2010 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2011. It is also a founding member of Singapore Compact for CSR, and one of the pioneer Singapore signatories of the United Nations Global Compact to lend support to the advancement of responsible corporate citizenship in Singapore.
Some of CDL’s projects include One Shenton, Wilkie Studio, Volari, UP@Robertson Quay, Buckley Classique, Shelford Suites, The Arte, 368 Thomson, H20 Residences, New Futura, Cliveden at Grange, Hundred Trees, Haus On Handy and Jewel@Buangkok. Other joint ventures include
–The Venue Residences and Shoppes, Bartley Residences, Tree House with Hong Leong Holdings
–Bartley Ridge, The Inflora, Hedges Park, Forest Woods with Hong Leong Holdings and TID Pte Ltd.
–Commonwealth Towers, Livia, D’Nest, Echelon, Coco Palms with Hong Leong Holdings and Hong Realty
–Haus@Serangoon Garden, Amber Park with Hong Realty
–The Brownstone (EC), The Criterion (EC) with TID Pte Ltd
–South Beach Residences with IOI Group
–Sengkang Grand Residences with CapitaLand