The Developer

Overseas Realty (Ceylon) PLC – ORCL logo

Overseas Realty (Ceylon) PLC – ORCL


The emblematic World Trade Center, Colombo is developed, owned, and managed by Sri Lanka’s largest listed integrated real estate developer, property investment and management company, Overseas Realty (Ceylon) PLC.


Opened in 1997, the World Trade Center, Colombo was the group’s first real estate development project in Sri Lanka, ever since its establishment in the country in 1980. ORCL is also a publicly listed company in the Sri Lanka Stock Exchange.


Guided under the visionary leadership of Mr. S P Tao -Founder of Overseas Realty’s principal shareholder, the Singapore-based real estate specialist Shing Kwan Group; The company has developed a range of landmark commercial , residential and mixed-use projects, including Havelock City- a premier mixed-used development project undertaken in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 18 acres of prime land.