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Development Progress of Altair luxury apartment in Colombo

September 29, 2015

The unique design of Altair will set new benchmarks for luxury apartments in Sri Lanka. It includes a diagrid structure design which enhances the building’s overall strength by distributing weight equally. The diagrid architecture has also enabled the use of floor to ceiling glass windows which provides occupants with an abundance of natural light and a spectacular view of the city.

Building up to be the finest luxury apartment in Colombo, Altair is on schedule for its completion on 2018. See the project development images here..

Get your share of the booming residential property market in Sri Lanka

September 28, 2015

The premium real estate market in Sri Lanka has been experiencing positive growth rates over the past decade. As a result the demand for condominia in and around Colombo has remained buoyant and is deemed by many as a lucrative investment opportunity. Altair Sri Lanka is one of the most talked about residential properties in Sri Lanka and is poised to transform the Colombo skyline with its bold and stunning design cues.

Altair will be among the tallest residential properties in Sri Lanka accommodating a total of 400 luxury apartments in the heart of the city. The building was designed by world renowned architect Moshe Safdie who is responsible for architectural masterpieces such as The Marina Bay Sands (Singapore), Kauffman Centre for Performing Arts (United States) and Habitat 67 (Canada). His work has been recognised by numerous international awards and accolades including the 2015 Gold Medal from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The project is carried out by South City Projects, a firm that is synonymous with architectural excellence and has been in the industry for over 150 years.

Altair provides you with several options if you intend to invest in properties in Sri Lanka. These options include the Rental Guarantee Scheme which has become extremely popular among locals, Sri Lankan expats and foreign who seek to invest in properties in Sri Lanka.  This option provides peace of mind and the ability to receive a fixed income over an agreed period of time. The management of the property will also prove to be hassle-free under this scheme as it will be carried out by the property management company.

The premise of the Rental Guarantee Scheme offered by Altair Sri Lanka is to make the purchase of an apartment easier. Apartments are sold on the basis of a rental of 7% per annum based on a guaranteed sales price. Exchange control regulations allow for rental returns to be repatriated to any nominated overseas account provided that it is purchased in a foreign currency.  There are no restrictions on the number of apartments that can be bought by investors be it foreign or local and the legal framework of Sri Lanka allows the owners to sell the apartments without any hassle. Foreign investors who wish to sell will be able to cover their capital and capital gains whilst there is no capital gain tax on the sale of property for foreign residents.

The Rental Guarantee Programme from Altair covers a total of 30 type “F” apartments that come with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a study, living/dining room, kitchen, maid’s bath, yard and a balcony that extends 131 square feet. Type “F” apartments at Altair Sri Lanka take up 1468 Square feet in total. Investors have the opportunity to choose any type “F” apartment from the 6th to the 37th floor.

Whilst there are many plans available for those who wish to invest in properties in Sri Lanka due to the booming residential property market in Sri Lanka, the rental guarantee scheme provided by Altair Sri Lanka ranks high as it provides an unmatchable value proposition which focuses heavily on the investors peace of mind, security, convenience and returns.

Altair sponsors the Colombo swimming club Jazz night

September 24, 2015

Headed to be the iconic luxury apartments in Colombo, Altair sponsored the Colombo swimming club Jazz night the last weekend.

Here’s some captions from the night,

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September 14, 2015

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Altair at Beijing International Property & Investment Expo Autumn 2015

September 11, 2015

Altair Promoter Indocean Developers will be a part of the biggest exhibiting and trade fair for International Property in China, The Beijing International property show/ autumn. It is scheduled to be held during 17th to 19th September 2015 at the Beijing Exhibition Center in China’s capital.

Around 260 to 300 overseas exhibitors from around the world and close to 50,000 visitors are expected to this season.  The show is dedicated to help Chinese investors and companies who’s looking for property investment opportunities abroad and getting reliable information about real estate market prospects in different countries.

Altair, being an iconic development projects in the Sri Lanka and its luxury residential space, aims to generate interest from investors in China and around the region at the Expo.  The advantageous rules for foreign investors on purchasing apartments and the booming property market in Colombo will be lucrative investment for foreign buyers.

The expo is attracting world renowned property developers from around the world. The Spring season of the expo, held in April this year attracted 340 projects from 29 countries including the United States, Canada, Australia, Europe and major Asian markets.

Altair will be in Stall no D090 and in China from 15th to the 21st of September.

Development progress for September 2015

September 10, 2015

See the progress made by one of the iconic development projects in Colombo, Sri Lanka. To be the next landmark in Colombo, changing its skylines forever. On schedule to rise up to 240 meters above the ground with 400 luxury apartments.

Designed by the celebrity architect Moshe Safdie, the visionary architect for many Iconic landmarks across the globe.

24/7 streaming is now live from the Altair construction site

September 10, 2015

Altair, the South Asia’s first promenade development and its unique structure will altar Colombo’s skyline forever. The US$3 billion construction company, Shapoorji Pallonji is the main contractor for Altair also for the Imperial of Mumbai and many skyscrapers of Dubai.

Indocean Developers recently introduced a live streaming from the Altair development site making it available to anyone who wishes to watch the construction and see Altair progress the luxury apartment complex.

Work on the towers is on schedule and will continue through for completion by 2017.