AVIC International Astoria Luxury Condominium Officially Launched

December 04, 2014

Astoria, the luxury condominium project by AVIC International was ceremoniously opened for sales on 21st November 2014. The project has attracted interest from diverse sectors and fields following its inauguration event on 9th October. Enrollment of VIP members and accumulation of interest for apartment sales in Tower 2 commenced on 13th October.

Nearly 30 units were reserved by 20th November, surpassing the standard monthly sales of the market. The average selling price on the launch day surpassed USD 2,800 per square meter.

Overwhelmed by market response, AVIC International extended its appreciation to its valued customers at a private event recently, acknowledging the support and confidence that has fueled the successful launch of the project.

A host of unique features Astoria offers coupled with its strong business foundation will also contribute towards making it a revolutionary addition to the real-estate sector of Sri Lanka.

Key distinguishing characteristics of Astoria include:

1. Ownership by a World Top 500 Enterprise

The Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) is a state owned mega corporation administered by the Chinese government. It is ranked at No. 178 in the globally celebrated Fortune Top 500 enterprises catalog. Owning over 200 member companies around the world, AVIC has offered revolutionary products and services in diverse fields of business throughout the ages. As part of the corporation’s global development strategy, AVIC International has established about 100 projects across the world. Astoria is the first luxury condominium project in South Asia by AVIC International Holding Corporation, a subsidiary of AVIC.

2.  Its prestigious location in Colombo

Astoria is ideally situated in the heart of the commercial capital of Sri Lanka, bordering Duplication Road. The residence offers an idyllic living atmosphere with stunning views of the Indian Ocean and the city landscape, in the convenience of Colombo 3.

3.  Its vicinity to assorted amenities and facilities

Astoria is located within a 200m radius of the city’s leading supermarkets, educational institutions, hospitals, retail stores, commercial establishments, dining and recreational supportive amenities.

4.  Proposed retail store complex and luxurious clubhouse

Residents will enjoy the absolute convenience of shopping for daily essentials under one roof at the proposed retail store complex, which will be built adjacent to the residence. Astoria will also feature a wide range of leisure amenities including a swimming pool, a lush, beautifully landscaped garden and a luxurious clubhouse built across an expanse of over 900 square meters, featuring a gym, yoga room, snooker and children’s play area.

5.  World renowned property consultancy

Astoria is exclusively marketed by JLL, a global leader in property consulting with an extensive portfolio of services that include Transactions, Advisory, Property & Facility Management and Project Management Services. The company was named ‘Best Property Consultancy’ in seven Asia Pacific countries at the International Property Awards Asia Pacific 2014, and won nine Asia Pacific awards at the Euromoney Real Estate Awards 2013.

6.  New emerging investment destination

Colombo is on the fast-track towards transforming into one of the prominent cities in the region with a rapidly growing economy and a thriving tourism sector. Astoria, a luxury condominium project at a prestigious location in this commercial hub, is destined to be a brilliant choice for investors both local and international.

The Astoria VIP membership is yet another novel concept introduced by AVIC. The exclusive membership entitles customers to a special 2% discount and a wide range of additional benefits.  The Astoria VIP membership cards application was accepted until 24th November 2014.  A special discount of 4% is being offered for customers who wish to make the entire payment. All other customers receive a special incentive ranging between USD 2,000 and 7,000 from AVIC towards the decoration of their apartment.