A list of current and proposed construction projects in Sihanoukville (city and province), Cambodia.
Sihanoukville Construction Sites Map
[Map of Sihanoukville construction projects.]
Diamond Seaview Bay
Address: 2 Thnou St, Sokha Beach, Sihanoukville.
Prince Golden Bay Complex
Address: Sokha Beach, Sihanoukville.
Developer: Prince Huan Yu Real Estate (Cambodia) Group Co.,Ltd.
Prince Golden Bay Complex comprises of Prince Golden Bay (3 apartment towers and hotel) and Prince Huan Yu Mall.
Prince Golden Bay / Prince Huan Yu Mall News
New mall hopes to keep Sihanoukville tourism alive – [05/10/20]
Soft opening of Prince Mall in Sihanoukville delights shoppers – [05/10/20]
A new luxury retail space opened its doors to consumers on 1 October 2020 after a three-year construction period. Prince Mall is the first retail mall in Cambodia for Prince Huan Yu Real Estate (Cambodia) Group Co., LTD, a subsidiary of Chinese owned Prince Holding Group. It is a shopping mall with five floors and an area of 50,000 square metres, which offers a stylish shopping experience to the customers in Sihanoukville.
Prince Tian Xi Wan
Address: Victory Beach, Sihanoukville.
Prince Tian Xi Wan News
Massive Chinese resort breaks ground on Sihanoukville coast – [11/06/19]
“The project, which will be developed by China Construction Fourth Engineering Division (Cambodia) Corp., Ltd, will comprise a five-star hotel, five-star standard serviced apartments, the largest duty-free shop in Sihanoukville, a luxury shopping walk, an IMAX cinema, a yacht dock, and beach bathing, Prince Real Estate Group said.”
Address: 2 Thnou St, Preah Sihanouk.
Address: 2 Thnou St, Preah Sihanouk.
The Seagate Suite
Address: Phum Bei Krong Preah Sihanouk.
159-metre/43-floor apartment tower at Victory Beach.
The Seagate Suite News
New luxury development for Sihanoukville – [14/06/17]
“The condominium project called The Sea Gate Suit, at a height of 43 floors and situated in #3 commune in Sihanoukville city, is an investment by KH CN International Investment and Development Co, Ltd and will be jointly built by China Construction (S.E.A) (United Kingdom), along with the Thoroni Real Estate Company.”
Golden Sun Sky Casino & Hotel
Address: Otres Beach, Sihanoukville.
Golden Sun Sky Casino & Hotel News
Suncity links up with Golden Sun Sky for S’ville resort project – [07/09/18]
“Hong Kong-listed Suncity Group has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Cambodian firm Golden Sun Sky Entertainment in a project to build an integrated resort in Sihanoukville. Suncity said the capital investment for the project is $360 million.”
Gold Coast at Sihanoukville
Address: Near Kaoh Puos Bridge, Sihanoukville.
Developer: Nath Land Development, a division of Grand Lion Group.
Architect: Tandem Architects 2001 and interior design firm, JKY Concept.
Le Meridian Sihanoukville and Lyon D’or Residence Tower.
Gold Coast at Sihanoukville News
The Grand Lion Group Inks Contract With Marriott International for Le Meridien Hotel in Sihanoukville, Cambodia – [12/03/18]
Address: Mlop Chrey Beach, Sihanoukville.
Developer: Westport Bund Investment Center.
An apartment complex on the beach, next to Prince Tian Xi Wan.
Novotel Holiday Palace
Address: 2 Thnou Street, Independence Beach, Sihanoukville.
Hotel giant denies blame for ‘illegal’ S’Ville beach construction – [28/06/19]
Address: Otres Beach, Sihanoukville.
Developer: Anco Group.
KB Central is a new urban area behind Golden Sun Sky Casino & Hotel on Otres Beach.
Oriental Pearl Hotel
Address: 23 Tola St, Sihanoukville.
Xin Du Hui International Grand Hotel
Address: Poulowai Street 300, Preah Sihanouk.
Sihanoukville Financial Tower
Address: Near Starbay City, Sihanoukville.
Sihanoukville Financial Tower (Also referred to as Cambodia Financial Centre) is a proposed 494metre/106-floor tower.
Sunshine Bay Hotel and Resort
Address: Independence Beach, Sihanoukville.
Sunshine Bay Hotel and Resort News
High-end hotel opens in Sihanoukville – [22/10/19]
“Sunshine Bay Hotel and Resort had its grand opening on Friday, according to a post on the Facebook page of the Ministry of Tourism.”
Address: Xu Aimin Road, Village 6, Sangkat 4, Otres Beach, Sihanoukville.
Sihanoukville to inject life into abandoned buildings – [17/02/23]
359 high-rise building construction sites remain stalled in Sihanoukville – [16/02/23]
World Bank to back study for key S’ville logistics hub – [22/12/22]
Plans for Sihanoukville unfinished buildings in pipeline – [25/08/22]
“A senior official at the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction said the problem of nearly 100 unfinished buildings under construction in Preah Sihanouk province will eventually be resolved as some building owners are gradually beginning work on them again, while the government also formulates a post Covid-19 re-development strategy.”
‘Ghost buildings’ show boom times are over for Cambodian resort town – [16/08/22]
“Construction in the city of Sihanoukville had been big business but many Chinese investors fled after the pandemic.”
Stuck in Sihanoukville: Projects grind to halt in Cambodia resort town – [05/08/22]
“Rampant development turns seaside jewel into mess of unfinished casinos and condos.”
Chinese exodus stalls building construction in Sihanoukville – [11/07/22]
The social costs of Chinese transnational crime in Sihanoukville – [05/07/22]
“Unrestricted and unregulated development has allowed crime to flourish, and eroded the trust between Cambodians and Chinese expatriates.”
Pros outweigh cons in plan to transform Preah Sihanouk: study – [29/06/22]
Preah Sihanouk voters conflicted by years of land disputes – [03/06/22]
Behind the blood slaves in Sihanoukville: My three years in Cambodia – [01/06/22]
Sihanoukville pays the price for heavy reliance on Chinese – [09/05/22]
Preah Sihanouk plan’s Phase II ‘soon’ – [04/04/22]
“Preparation for the Preah Sihanouk Multi-Purpose Special Economic Zone masterplan is entering into the second phase, which illustrates the future of the plan, once the Ministry of Economy and Finance reviews and finalises the draft results from the report’s first phase.”
Sihanoukville set to be ‘tugboat’ for Cambodia with master plan – [10/12/21]
Report claims 63 Sihanoukville casinos have closed down or temporarily suspended staff in 2020 – [08/10/20]
In Cambodian casino town, Chinese bet on future after coronavirus – [25/06/20]
A pandemic and gambling ban Has left Cambodia’s ‘New Shenzhen’ unfinished – [11/06/20]
Sihanoukville records over $7 billion in construction – [10/06/20]
“Cambodia’s coastal Preah Sihanouk province has attracted construction project investment valued at more than $7 billion over the last four years – most from Chinese nationals – the provincial administration said yesterday.”
In scrappy Cambodian casino town, Chinese plan future beyond coronavirus – [01/04/20]
Cambodia: Chinese investors in Sihanoukville – [16/03/20]
“China is investing billions abroad, including in Cambodia. The once picturesque beach town of Sihanoukville is turning into a Chinese tourist magnet with hotels and casinos. Most of the profits are made by Chinese people.”
Aftermath of Chinese exodus from Sihanoukville – [04/03/20]
Sihanoukville, Cambodian magnet for Chinese casinos, loses its pull, leaving thousands owed money and unable to move on – [20/02/20]
“Thousands of Chinese construction workers left unpaid and stranded as work on half-built Chinese casinos comes to a halt following August ban on online gambling.”
In Cambodia’s boomtown, a gamble on Chinese money goes sour – [10/01/20]
“Online casino ban slams the brakes on Sihanoukville’s runaway growth.”
Casinos close, gamblers flee Kingdom ahead of inspections – [31/12/19]
How China changed Sihanoukville – [29/12/19]
“Sihanoukville used to be a sleepy coastal town in south Cambodia. Its beaches were known for their quiet, cosy – albeit a little seedy – atmosphere that attracted mostly families, individual travellers and backpackers. Aside from the goings-on of the tourists and those connected with the country’s sole deep-water port, nothing much had changed over the years. That was until the Chinese investment flooded in as a result of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).”
Cambodia’s Casino Gamble: All in on Sihanoukville – [04/12/19]
“101 East investigates the growing criminal underbelly of a new Chinese casino empire in Cambodia.”
How Cambodia’s backpacker haven became a Chinese casino mecca – [05/10/19]
Sihanoukville’s big gamble: the sleepy beach town in Cambodia that bet its future on Chinese money – [24/09/19]
Sihanoukville is booming but it now ‘feels like a Chinese town, not a Cambodian town’, residents complain – [13/08/19]
“Provincial officials say Chinese nationals own 90 per cent of businesses, including more than 150 hotels and four dozen casinos.”
Minister temporarily halts work at 22 building sites in Sihanoukville – [05/08/19]
“Land Management Minister Chea Sophara has ordered the temporary suspension of work at 22 unlicensed construction sites in Sihanoukville.”
Sihanoukville: A Cambodian city losing its ‘Cambodian-ness’ – [20/04/19]
“Unchecked development by Chinese investors has come at a cost, freezing out locals and changing the city’s character.”
Phay Siphan: Preah Sihanouk will become a second Singapore – [13/03/19]
“Government spokesman Phay Siphan said on Monday that Preah Sihanouk province will become a second Singapore, as authorities were warned that its development, fuelled largely by Chinese investment, was coming at a cost to locals.”
‘No Cambodia left’: how Chinese money is changing Sihanoukville – [31/07/18]
“The once-sleepy beach town of Sihanoukville has been transformed by Chinese investment – and the sheer speed of development has divided locals.”
Chinese mafia taking over idyllic Cambodian beach – [29/07/18]
“A few years ago this town was filled with Aussie backpackers probably having a few too many beers. Now it’s unrecognisable.”
This Cambodian city is turning into a Chinese enclave, and not everyone is happy – [29/03/18]
Chinese property hunters flood into Ochheuteal Beach – [23/03/18]
“Chinese investment in Sihanoukville has intensified, with investors snapping up properties in Ochheuteal Beach and putting pressure on local and Western-owned businesses.”
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