Intercontinental Group to manage Pearl Grand Tower | Sunday Observer

Intercontinental Group to manage Pearl Grand Tower

The Pearl Grand Tower Hotel project is one of the tallest five-star hotels in Sri Lanka and the location of the tower strengthens the project by providing a grand view around the city of Colombo as well as marine view and transportation access as an added advantage.

A ceremony was held recently to mark the completion of the construction work on the concrete structure.

Chairman, Pearl Grand Tower Hotel (Pvt) Limited, A.L. Mohamed Faris said, “It’s a great honour to join the world’s largest construction contractor and establish a partnership. After completion of the hotel it would be managed by the Intercontinental Group of Hotels (IHG), as one of the world’s leading hotel operation companies.

IHG would bring back the Intercontinental brand to the Sri Lankan capital. It is due to open in July next year.”

This iconic development is spread across 480,000 square feet, The Structure rises up to 180m high, including two basement floors. The project is developed targeting the tourism industry of the capital of Sri Lanka. It is being facilitated with guest rooms, a banquet hall, swimming pool, restaurants, bar and 360 degree viewing deck at the top as a highlight of the tower.

In January 2017, Wu Jie took the responsibility of the project construction works and immediately reorganised and revised the project construction methods which brought about fast reversion of the difficult conditions at the initial construction stage.

Various kinds of resources have been organised and construction works was arranged day and night. The project construction team introduced new construction methods to expedite the construction work which contributed to the advance completion of the concrete structural works of the project.

“I am confident that this team will keep up pioneer spirits and high morale in the future construction of the project, and complete the balance works with quality ensured for perfect performance.

CSCEC will achieve greater success in Sri Lanka and make further contributions to the construction of the ‘Belt and Road’,” he said. 

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