Archive | November, 2011

Thang Long Number One

23 Nov

VNRE Located at No.1 Thang Long Avenue – the most modern highway of Vietnam, Thang Long Number One in the center of the system of roads, elevated highways, railway associated with Administration Zone of Hanoi and 64 provinces, the center of political, financial, retail, culture – sports of the country such as the National Conference Center, Big C Supermarket, My Dinh Sports Complex, Grand Plaza Shopping Centre…

This is also the junction between the new urban area of the west and north of the city such as My Dinh, Trung Hoa, Nam An Khanh, North An Khanh Splendora, Duong Noi, Van Khe… With strategic urban development to the west of the city, Thang Long Number One in the middle of the political – economy – culture flow. Live at Thang Long Number One, resident will be closely linked with the dynamic rhythm of daily life in the city…

Project Overview

– Location: Number 1, Thang Long Avenue
– Owner: Viglacera Corporation
– Total project area: 39,062 m2
– Construction Area: 17,706 m2
– The area of zone A: 2,386.012 m2
– The area of zone B: 2,567.64 m2
– The gross floor area: 244,319.85 m2
– Area of apartments: 135,924.89 m2
– The area of commercial, leasing office: 11,246.10 m2
– The area of swimming pool: 519.00 m2
– The area of green: 1,747.00 m2
– The area of court: 2,579.00 m2
– The area of 03 basement: 46,486.35 m2.

Green Architecture

Thang Long Number One would be brought in relief by modern architecture. Each building is a gamut of different architectures together transmission to each urban residents a inspiration of green and light.


Residents of Thang Long Number One will experience a new life, be caring to each separate function rooms. With the most advanced and modern equipments, Thang Long Number One apartment will make residents feel the elegance of the interior and warm of nature.

Each apartment is equipped with a remote control system integrated four systems of lighting, air conditioning, blinds and security:

– Doors are installed Doorphone and camera system with touch screen connected to lobbyphone, guardphone with the most intelligent software. Along with the sensor system allows the owner to know the door is closed or not.
– The system of automatic window curtain.
– Bathrooms are equipped audio bathphone allows homeowners to communicate with guests and open the door from bathroom.
– Water heating energy system, air ventilation system are equipped…

Modern Office

Located in the heart of the administrative area of Hanoi, Thang Long Number One was designed sophisticatedly and modern, to provide professional working space for leading firms, corporations of Vietnam and international. The modern office towers make the rhythm of life here more even vivid, and increase the value of the premises.

Commercial center

Thang Long Number One commercial center is the place convergence of the famous brand in the world. With the brands of fashion, cosmetics, accessories… residents will feel like to live in the middle of a bustling center of fashion. Besides a supermarket located in the commercial center is a place to meet the daily needs of the housewife.


Besides the beautiful natural scenery, new, modern and in sync infrastructure, Thang Long Number One also meets the basic services for comfort life:

The project developer and partners

– Developer: Viglacera Corporation
– Building contractors: CotecCons, Lac Hong Giang and Long
– Consultant supervision: AIC Management Co., LTD.
– Design consultant: Campbell Shillinglaw and Partners
– Marketing consultant: CBRE Vietnam.

For further information, please contact:

Viglacera Real Estate Company
Add: 2nd Floor, Viglacera Tower, No.1 Thang Long Avenue,
Me Tri Ward, Tu Liem District, Ha Noi
Tel: 84.4.3553 6688 – Fax: 84.4.3553 7666
E-mail: – Website:

Le Spa du Metropole is the best spa in Asia 2011

19 Nov
VNRE With an area of approximately 400m2 was decorated in Indochina style, the Spa of 110 year old Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi hotel is the only candidate of Vietnam was awarded this year at the 7th Annual Awards.

AsiaSpa Awards was held by AsiaSpa Magazine in Hong Kong to choose the Spa outstanding in quality and novelty in Asia.

Melia Hotels International to manage hotel in Da Nang

19 Nov
VNRE Recently, at the Melia Hanoi Hotel, Vistar Corporation, the owner of Melia Da Nang Hotel, has signed a management contract with Melia Hotels Group International, one of the world’s leading hotel management group.

Melia Da Nang Hotel is located in Marble Mountain foothills, on a pristine beach voted as one of 10 most beautiful beaches on the planet by Forbes Magazine. The hotel has a private beach 400 meters long, the back against the Marble Mountains.
Melia Danang Hotel has 330 rooms and 35 villas. From the hotel, visitors can see the Son Tra Peninsula and Cu Lao Cham. The hotel has many rooms for conference and seminar up to 700 seats, spa, pools, shopping center, ocean sports and high-speed ship…
The investor has completed the rough construction, first phase will be put into operation in summer of 2012 include 110 hotel rooms, 11 villas, Spa, 2 restaurant, 300-seat conference room…
Sir Fernando Curcio, Spain ambassador to delighted at the Melia Group  in particular and Spanish businesses in general has achieved great success in investing and trading in Vietnam. The Ambassador looks forward to many Spanish businesses to invest and succeed in the Vietnam market.

Saigon Centre – The place to be

19 Nov

VNRE Saigon Centre is mixed-use development located along Le Loi Boulevard, one of the main thoroughfares in the Central Business District of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The first phase comprises a three-storey retail podium, 11 floors of offices and 89 luxury serviced apartments which have be in operation since 1996.
Soon, Saigon Centre will be enhanced and tranformed into an iconic architectural landmark, further affirming the development’s position as the preferred “live-work-play” address in the City.
The Mall
Upon completion, Saigon Centre’s new retail mall will bring a new exciting concept to satisfy the needs of the growing consumer community in Ho Chi Minh.
Expect a unique shopping experience spread across 55,000 square metters of floor space. Te vibrant mix of retail and lifestyle shops will include a premium department store, luxury brands, jewellery and timepieces, local % international fashion labels, beauty and wellness services, home electronics, lifestyle stores as well as a host of dining options ranging from local favourites to international cuisines.

Design Concept
Crafted by international renowned architect NBBJ based in New York, the design of Saigon Centre is inspired by the diversity and vibrance that make up the urban fabric of Ho Chi Minh City.
To draw in the bustling street life for a seamless connection into Saigon Centre, the retail promenades stretch through and from the mall to an expansive public plaza, creating sense of space and openness. Together with the wide variety of retail and entertainment options in the surrounds, Saigon Centre will become a new destination for lifestyle, leisure and recreation.
Sustainable and comtemporary, Saigon Centre will soon establish itself as a new retail icon in Asia.
The Developers
Saigon Centre is a joint venture between Keppel Land and local partners Resco and Sowatco.
– Keppel Land Limited is the property arm of the Keppel Group, one of Singapore’s largest multi-national groups with key businesses in offshore and marine, infrastructure, and property.
With beginings dating back to 1890, Keppel Land is one of Asia’s premier property companies, recognised for its sterling portfolio of award-winning residential developments and investment-grade commercial properties as well as high standards of corporate govermance and transparency.
The Company is geographically diversified in Asia, with current focus on Singapore, China, Vietnam, Indonesia and India. It has a strategic focus on two core businesses of property development and property fund management.
Keppel Land is one of largest listed property companies by total gross assets on the Singapore Exchange.
– Saigon Real Estate Coporation (Resco), under the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, is one of leading enterprises of the city in real estates, social housing development, warehouses, industrial parks and infrastructure, civil and industrial construction.
– Southern Water Transport Corporation (Sowatco) is the state enterprise under the Ministry of Transport of Vietnam, operating in multi-sectors: waterways transport, port and logistics, constructions, im-export, shipyard, lubricant distribution, waterways infrastructure and other relating services.
For further information, please contact:
Keppel land Watco Co. Ltd
Add: 4th Floor, Saigon Centre, 65 Le Loi Boulevard, District 1, HCMC
Tel: 84.8.3829 4888 – Fax: 84.8.3821 7671

Vietnam to build US$ 600 million national space center

18 Nov
VNRE The Vietnamese Government has assigned the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology to build a national space center at a cost of about US$600 million with support from Japanese designers and technicians.

Dr. Doan Minh Chung, Director of the Space Technology Institute (STI) under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology announced this news at a ceremony marking the Academy’s fifth anniversary in Hanoi on Tuesday.
The center is expected to be complete by 2018 and will cover an area of 9 hectares of Hoa Lac High-tech Park in Hanoi. It will form a hub for research and installation of small satellites to meet demands for weather forecasting, research and disaster management.
The Vietnam Satellite Center, part of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, was established in September 2011 to oversee and implement the project of the national space center.
Once the center has been built, Vietnam will have the most modern space science facility in Southeast Asia.
Source: SGGP

Discover the most modern underground tunnel in Vietnam

18 Nov
VNREThe Thu Thiem tunnel starting from beneath Calmette bridge, cross Saigon river into Thu Thiem, links with the beginning of road T13 in the urban plan of Thu Thiem. The tunnel, about 1,970 meters long, include an underground tunnel of about 380m, a dug tunnel of about 770m and two access roads to both ends of the tunnel, about 820m.

This is second tunnel in Vietnam after the 6280m-long Hai Van Tunnel opened in 2005 which lies on highway 1 between the two cities of Danang and Hue in Central Vietnam.

Thu Thiem Tunnel will be officially open to traffic from 11/20/2011.

Photos courtesy: Tung Nguyen | Dan Tri

Vietsin D7 Retail Mall

18 Nov

VNRE – VCCD Vietsin commercial complex development envisions the Vietsin Saigon South Commercial development in District 07 HCMC to be an international standard mixed use development. It will be designed with four towers and one office building as a leader in the retail and leisure sector setting the benchmark for future building design and performance in Vietnam. A landmark retail and lifestyle destination, this retail destination positions itself as the destination of choice for local and surrounding districts of HCMC.

The concept brings together:

The skypark – This unique outdoor environment is situated on the roof of the centre spanning over an acre of layered rooftops, offering leisure and dining experiences amongst a green space including: Amphitheatres, children’s play zones and water environments where you can rest and replenish.The Skypark cultivates a green ethos, harnessing nature’s energy and becomes the leader of Vietnam’s alternative energy landscape.

The media wall – a semi translucent back-lit, frameless, glass system which can include lighting, pattern, media, and signage applications.

The Bracelet – A living skin which dances, reflects and metamorphosis into an embracing iconic form. From day to night the building transforms, offering the visitor a varied experience.

SWA Vietnam associate with HOK.

Source: SWA Vietnam