“Building a World Class City for South Asia”


To become a world-class global hub, attracting premier local and international businesses as well as leading talents.


To develop the most thriving business ecosystem and livable city in South Asia. With sustainable values and future-ready infrastructure, we will provide an enhanced living experience.


CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd through China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) is part of China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC). Incorporated in 2006, CCCC is listed on the Hong Kong and Shanghai Stock Exchanges and currently employs over 120,000 employees, with presence in 145 countries and regions. CCCC is the world leader in port design and construction, road and bridge design and construction, dredging, container crane and heavy machinery manufacturing. In addition, CCCC is also vastly experienced in building construction and is a major real estate investor and developer.

For the financial year ending December 2018, CCCC recorded a revenue of US$ 81.7 billion with total assets of US$ 198 billion. CCCC was ranked 61st among Fortune 500 companies in 2021 and ranked 3rd on ENR Top International Contractor in 2019. Among the illustrious accomplishments, CCCC is proud that we designed 5 out of 10 of the world’s largest container terminals and cross-sea bridges.

CCCC has been actively involved with the development of Sri Lanka since 1998, executing massive construction projects, such as the Southern Highway, Outer Circular Highway, Hambantota Port, Mattala International Airport, Colombo South Container Terminal and many other major infrastructure projects.

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CCCC recorded a revenue of US$ 81.7 billion with total assets of US$ 198 billion in 2019.



CCCC was ranked 93rd among Fortune 500 companies in 2019.



CCCC ranked 3rd on ENR Top International Contractor in 2019.


PORT CITY COLOMBO is a brand new city development built as the first designated multi-currency export of services SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE (SEZ) in Sri Lanka.

Developed on 269 hectares of reclaimed land in the heart of South Asia, Port City Colombo anchors in Colombo’s Central Business District (CBD). Built with the latest in sustainable city designs and smart city concepts, it will provide the highest quality in commercial, lifestyle, and living opportunities.

Port City Colombo – Overview

269HA extension of Colombo's
Central Business District

USD 15 Billion Investment
on completion

Expected City
Population 273,000

5 Distinct Precincts

Creating 143,000
New Jobs

Total 6.4 Million SQM
Gross Floor Area GFA

178 HA Of land extent for City development

91 HA Of public space

101 HA Of Swimming Lagoon

40 Ha of Green Spaces including
beach will be available


The Ministry was established in 2015 with the objective of developing the Western Province of Sri Lanka into a megacity of over 8 million people. It is tasked with the creation and promotion of a Master Plan for the Western Province to establish the region as a business, communication and logistical hub for South Asia. The Ministry is responsible for the planning, monitoring and evaluation of various projects in the Western Province including the provisioning of water, drainage, electricity, health, educational, housing and transport infrastructure.


AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm that designs, builds, finances and operates infrastructure assets around the world for public and private sector clients. AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that they serve — including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. They provide a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customised and creative solutions to clients. AECOM is the world’s No. 1 ranked engineering design firm. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM is one of America’s largest companies with revenues of approximately $17.4 billion during 2016. AECOM’s employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management professionals — serve clients in more than 150 countries around the world.

Established in 2012, ICEM is a vibrant consultant providing multi-disciplinary professional services including engineering study and design, contract management and technical support to a broad range of markets from port development to marine and civil infrastructure engineering, geotechnical engineering, road and bridge engineering. ICEM is founded by a group of port and marine engineers, who have previously worked for renowned international engineering consultants and container terminal operators. The clients of ICEM include major international contractors and private developers, as well as government bodies. Some of the clients are amongst the Global 500 companies.

JLL is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had a revenue of $6.8 billion and a fee revenue of $5.8 billion, managed 4.4 billion square feet of real estate and completed transactions valued at approximately $136 billion. At year-end 2016, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 77,000. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. JLL has over 50 years of experience in Asia Pacific, with 36,000 employees operating in 94 offices in 16 countries across the region.

Surbana Jurong is one of the largest development consultancies in Asia. Formerly the Housing and Development Board of Singapore, Surbana Jurong is responsible for pioneering construction projects in Singapore, the planning and development of over 1 million homes, housing 85% of the city’s population and its urban transformation. With over 13,000 professionals in 95 offices across 50 countries worldwide, Surbana Jurong offers a complete suite of development services and experience across various market segments and an integrated platform for sustainable urban development and SMART City solutions.

CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with revenues of $13.1 billion in 2016 and more than 75,000 employees. It offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management, property management, investment management, appraisal and valuation, property leasing, strategic consulting, property sales, mortgage services and development services. CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking no 259 in 2016. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 16 consecutive years, and has been named as one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for five years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol - CBG.

Ogilvy & Mather is one of the largest marketing communications companies in the world. Through its specialty units, the company provides a comprehensive range of marketing services. Ogilvy & Mather services Fortune Global 500 companies as well as local businesses through its network of more than 450 offices in 160 cities with over 24,000 staff in some 125 countries around the world. It is a part of the WPP Group.

Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Sweco is Europe’s leading provider of consulting services in the fields of engineering, environmental technology and architecture. With over 50,000 projects in 100 countries every year, Sweco’s, 14,500 architects and engineers develop creative solutions for the private and public sector in areas ranging from city planning, residential and commercial centres, tourism and recreational facilities and sustainable development projects. The tangible results of their work are clean air, pure water, attractive and functional living and working environments, safe and reliable transport infrastructure and efficient, profitable and environmentally friendly industries.

Faithful+Gould is a world-leading integrated project and program management consultancy that supports clients with the advisory, delivery and management of their key assets, important projects and programs. They provide constructive expertise in the delivery of business efficiencies, cost minimisation and management certainty. In Asia Pacific, Faithful+Gould is headquartered in Singapore and has a team of more than 300 professionals working from their strategically located offices in Singapore, Malaysia, India, Hong Kong and China. Faithful+Gould is a part of the Atkins Group which is a leading engineering and design consultancy and is one of the world’s leading providers of professional technological based consultancy and support services.

Pinsent Masons is a full-service global law firm with over 1600 lawyers. Our firm ranks amongst the top 75 global law firms and provides a full range of legal services to major international corporations, institutions and public bodies. We specialise in businesses operating in the Infrastructure, Energy, Advanced Manufacturing & Technology and Financial Services Sectors. We know that a first class legal service goes beyond the technicalities of the law. Our people bring a deep understanding of local cultural and business issues and an innovative approach to all of their advice. Pinsent Masons has been active in Asia for over 30 years and has offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Singapore, Doha, Dubai, Sydney, Melbourne, Johannesburg, Istanbul, Munich, Dusseldorf, Paris and throughout the UK.

Wordsearch is the world’s leading creative agency for real estate and architecture. We create identities for buildings and master plans that resonate and result in sales, lettings and great places. We deliver campaigns that define messages and target the people that matter- customers, tenants and investors. The company has eight offices in four continents, working across 50 cities, and counting.

CDR International is a fully independent consultancy firm having its roots in the Netherlands. CDR stands for Coasts, Deltas and Rivers, the environment of the projects and field of expertise. The services cover the range of project idea development, (bankable) feasibility studies, detailed mathematical and physical modelling, design and (value) engineering. During the construction phase, CDR provides supervision or supports the contractor to assure the quality of the works.
The firm operates with its own specialist staff and a selected team of experts. The team consists of coastal, rivers and port engineers, metocean, hydraulic and morphological modelling specialists, environmental and geotechnical specialists. CDR’s team can be complemented with strong and reliable partners and an extensive network of highly experienced specialists. The focus is to merge theoretical knowledge and practical aspects in the services and deliverables, to ensure successful execution of the projects.


Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau is the foremost engineering consultancy services provider in Sri Lanka. It is multi-disciplinary in function, futuristic in approach and gifted with a team of inspired professionals.

Colombo Law Alliance is comprised of a dynamic team of legal experts whose innovative and pragmatic approach to complex legal issues of clients’ have proved to be highly successful in terms of delivering results to their discerning clients. This highly acclaimed approach of the team is the result of novel thinking, extensive legal research, market experience and effective team approach to settling complex legal issues of clients. The team at Colombo Law Alliance brings together extensive experience and expertise in providing specialized legal services to their substantial network of clients. It has previously served both public and private sector entities, locally as well as internationally, in the spheres of litigation, arbitration, contract negotiations and other specialized services. The team has a strong working relationship with a network of leading international experts and industry specialist, including leading international legal firms. The team currently serves an array of high profile clients including local blue chip companies and multinational entities having a presence in the Asian Region.

Lanka Hydraulic Institute Ltd, established in 1984 is a world acclaimed reputed consultancy in the coastal and inland water sectors. LHI has expertise that encompasses the technical and engineering spheres as well as a multi-disciplinary approach to a varied project genre, gearing its thorough knowledge of socio-economic, financial and environmental components within each process.

The University of Moratuwa is Sri Lanka’s leading technological higher education institute excelling both locally and globally. The University provides transformative education in technology and related disciplines and is responsible for high-impact research that has enhanced the national technological capabilities of Sri Lanka.

The National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency is the principal national institute assigned with the responsibility of carrying out and coordinating research, development and management of aquatic resources in Sri Lanka. A Board of Governors comprising members appointed by the Minister of Fisheries and Ocean Resources and Ex-officio members are responsible for management of the agency.

Surath Wickramasinghe Associates is one of the most innovative architecture and integrated design practices in Sri Lanka. Over the past four decades, the practice has pioneered a sustainable approach to architecture, engineering, and allied sectors, including project management and cost consultancy. SWA has undertaken a wide range of work, including urban master plans, public infrastructure, hospitality, health, civic and cultural buildings, sports, offices, workplaces and private houses. Based in Colombo, SWA has pioneered a sustainable approach to design and architecture.

The University of Peradeniya was founded as the University of Ceylon in 1942. The University offers a globally recognised education at undergraduate and postgraduate level. It delivers high quality, world-renowned research and maintains the highest levels of integrity and transparency in its contribution towards a knowledge-based society.

Varners is well equipped to meet the demands of the fast evolving legal world .Given the rapid growth of the Sri Lankan economy, it is only natural that corporate work has become the largest practice area of the Firm. Our highly regarded team of lawyers has experience in advising on mergers, acquisitions, foreign investments, joint ventures, IPO’s, restructuring, out-sourcing, capital markets, regulation and compliance and a host of other areas in the field. The Firm has acted in a number of cases concerning privatisation of state ventures and infrastructure development, including BOT (build, operate and transfer), BOOT (build, own, operate and transfer) and BOO (build, own, operate) projects. We negotiate with the relevant authorities on behalf of prospective investors and guide them through all the legal requirements and issues pertaining to their venture.