City Developments Limited (CDL) is a leading global real estate operating company with a network spanning 103 locations in 29 countries and regions. Listed on the Singapore Exchange, the Group is one of the largest companies by market capitalisation. Its income-stable and geographically-diverse portfolio comprises residences, offices, hotels, serviced apartments, integrated developments and shopping malls.
With a proven track record of over 55 years in real estate development, investment and management, CDL has developed over 43,000 homes and owns over 18 million square feet of lettable floor area globally. Its diversified global land bank offers 4.1 million square feet of developable gross floor area.
Beyond shaping skylines with architectural icons, CDL has transformed Singapore’s built environment with numerous award-winning green buildings. For over two decades, CDL has embraced its ethos of “Conserve as we Construct”, investing in game-changing innovations that have been key enablers of resource efficiency and productivity.
CDL has established itself as a leader in the industry, being consistently presented with new awards for its outstanding green buildings. At the Building and Construction Authority's (BCA) Awards 2018, CDL was the first and only private sector property developer to be conferred the inaugural Built Environment Leadership Platinum Star Award. This pinnacle Award is accorded to organisations that held the Built Environment Leadership (Platinum) award for at least five years. It recognises their excellence and leadership in shaping a safe, high quality, sustainable and friendly built environment in Singapore. In BCA's online tool `Search for Quality Housing', CDL was listed as the top developer, reflecting its high workmanship quality standard.
In Euromoney’s 13th annual Real Estate Survey in 2017, CDL was named the Best Residential Real Estate Developer in Singapore. Adding on to its overseas achievements, CDL’s Chongqing Eling Residences was the recipient of the top-tier Green Mark Platinum Award, a first for a residential project in China. Eling Residences is also China’s first 3-Star Certification Residential project in Chongqing.
Globally, CDL remains the first Singapore corporation to be listed on three of the world’s leading sustainability benchmarks – FTSE4Good Index Series (since 2002), Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (since 2010), and Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (since 2011). City Developments Limited (CDL) has emerged the longest-running Singapore-based company to be listed on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, underscoring its unwavering conviction and commitment to sustainability. CDL is the first and only Singapore company to be on the index for nine consecutive years. Click here to find out more about our commitment to sustainability.
CDL is a member of Hong Leong Group Singapore.
By reducing heat absorption, the 24-storey, 2,289 sqm vertical garden in Tree House condominium at Chestnut Avenue is expected to achieve air-conditioning energy savings of between 15% and 30%.
*As of April 2014
For over two decades, CDL has led the pursuit of green innovations to develop bold and inspiring green buildings for a brighter future.
From first-of-its-kind developments that enhance eco-friendly lifestyles to industry-changing methods that promote recycling, reduce waste and raise productivity. We see unlimited possibilities in the spaces we develop, and we will continue to innovate, invest in and improve the way buildings sustain life. Because this is the foundation of what we do.
The 1,520 sqm solar panels at D’Nest condominium, which entered the Singapore Book of Records, are expected to harness 219,000 kWh of energy a year to offset electricity consumption for common areas.
*As of 2013
Designed, built and maintained to the highest green standards, City Square Mall achieves an annual estimated energy savings of over 12 million kWh.
The CDL Green Gallery features extensive use of eco-friendly designs and materials. Its photovoltaic cladded roof panels are expected to generate over 31,000 kWh of energy a year, above its estimated energy consumption.
My Tree House @ Central Public Library is the first library in the world that is steered by green principles in all facets from design, infrastructure and use of sustainable materials, to collection and programming.
11 Tampines Concourse’s carbon emissions have been reduced to “net zero” on an annual basis. It is also the first building in Singapore that extensively used recycled materials for structural building components.