Rio Casa Venture Pte Ltd is a joint venture by KSH Development, Oxley Holdings, Lian Beng Group, Apricot Capital
KSH Holdings Limited ("KSH" or the "Group") ("金成兴控股有限公司") is a well-established Construction, Property Development and Property Investment group that was incorporated in 1979 and has been listed on the Mainboard of the SGX-ST since February 8, 2007.
KSH is an A1-graded contractor under BCA CW01, with the ability to tender for Public Sector Construction projects of unlimited value, and is a main contractor for both the public and private sectors in Singapore. The Group also has an A2 grade under BCA's CW02 category for civil engineering, allowing KSH to tender for Public Sector projects for values of up to $85 million.
KSH has an established track record of handling construction projects across a broad spectrum of industries, and its projects have performed well in CONQUAS, a standard assessment system on the quality of building projects. KSH had won several BCA Construction Excellence Awards including that for Fullerton Bay Hotel and NUS University Town's Education Resource Centre in 2013 and Madison Residences in 2014, amongst others.
Through strategic alliances and joint ventures, KSH's property development and investment presence spans across various real estate sectors including residential, commercial, hospitality, and mixed-use developments. Apart from having successfully executed residential and mixed-use development projects in Singapore and the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), it has jointly acquired properties in other geographies including the United Kingdom, Australia, Malaysia and Japan. It will continue to explore opportunities in new geographies with favourable real estate cycles with a focus on Southeast Asia.
On the Property Investment front, the Group invests in yield-accretive assets that generate a sustainable stream of income with potential capital gains. Its investments include strata units in a 30-storey Grade A office development, Prudential Tower in Raffles Place, and a 36-storey retail and office complex, Tianxing Riverfront Square, in the heart of the business district of Tianjin, PRC.
The Group seeks to continue broadening its businesses and projects, and exploring opportunities in new markets while striving towards sustainable growth to enhance shareholder value.
Oxley Holdings Limited (“Oxley” or “the Group”) is a home-grown Singaporean property developer. Oxley is principally engaged in the business of property development and property investment. Since its inception, the Group’s accelerated growth has resulted in a burgeoning presence both locally and overseas. It now has a presence across twelve geographical markets.
The Group has a diversified portfolio comprising development and investment projects in Singapore, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Myanmar, Australia, Japan and Vietnam. Oxley’s expertise does not lie solely in property development; the Group also renders project management and consultancy expertise in Myanmar.
Oxley’s property development portfolio encompasses choice residential, commercial and industrial projects. Key elements of the Group’s choice developments include prime locations, desirable lifestyle features and preferred designs. With a keen grasp of market sentiments and trends, Oxley has achieved remarkable growth since its inception.
As part of its strategic expansion, the Group has also entered into partnerships with reputable local and overseas developers as well as business partners. In 2013, the Group acquired a 20% stake in Galliard (Group) Limited, a leading property developer in the United Kingdom. Galliard (Group) is a property development, hospitality and management group overseeing a wide variety of developments across London and Southern England. Since then, Oxley has also acquired a 40% stake in Pindan Group Pty Ltd, an integrated project group based in Western Australia, and an 15% stake in United Engineers, a Singaporean property development and engineering company that was founded in 1912.
Established in 1973, Lian Beng Group is one of Singapore's major home-grown building construction groups with integrated civil engineering and construction support service capabilities. The Group is principally involved in the construction of residential, industrial and commercial projects, and civil engineering projects as a main contractor.
Beyond construction, Lian Beng is also engaged in other construction related activities. These include the provision scaffolding and engineering services, supply of ready-mix concrete, leasing of equipment and machinery, reinforcement bar fabrication and training of foreign construction labour. The Group also engages in property development, albeit on opportunistic bases, and usually with joint-venture partners.
The Group was listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange in 1999.
Apricot Capital is a seed stage investment firm based in Boston and Toronto. Apricot was founded in 2010 by partners Peter Wernau and Jennifer Lum; colleagues of many years interested in investing in smart entrepreneurs and sharing their combined financial and operational expertise. Apricot invests in early-stage technology companies in the US and Canada.