CapitaLand Vietnam and Surbana Jurong have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on the development of sustainable and smart city solutions for future projects in Vietnam.
At the signing ceremony held in Ho Chi Minh City on 19 December 2019, Mr Chen Lian Pang, CEO CapitaLand Vietnam said, “Vietnam’s rapid urbanisation has created demand for sustainable and smart solutions in real estate. Through this collaboration with Surbana Jurong, we hope to leverage on our combined strengths, expertise, and resources to further contribute towards the growth of Vietnam through our pipeline projects.”
Mr Teo Eng Cheong, CEO International of Surbana Jurong shared, “Surbana Jurong is able to harness our unique experience and expertise to plan and design sustainable and smart projects of different nature and scale. Some of these projects include the New Clark City in The Philippines, Microsoft ZiZhu Campus in Shanghai, Guangming Smart City in Shenzhen and Pimpri Chinchwad Smart City, adjoining Pune City in the state of Maharashtra in India. We look forward to a fruitful partnership with CapitaLand Vietnam where Surbana Jurong can play a part to build socially, economically and environmentally sustainable communities in Vietnam.”
The partnership will leverage Surbana Jurong’s proven experience in complete value-chain consultancy services, done in a sustainable and resilient manner. These range from master planning and urban, architectural and engineering design to quantity surveying and project management. Surbana Jurong has successfully completed varied projects including townships, schools, residential, commercial and industrial developments in Singapore and overseas.
CapitaLand Vietnam and Surbana Jurong have previously collaborated for Seasons Avenue, a residential project in Hanoi, where Surbana Jurong was the lead design consultant and the contract administrator for the project. Earlier this year, Seasons Avenue was awarded with green certification by the Building & Construction Authority of Singapore.