HCM City: nearly 6 bln USD for Sai Gon Peninsula project hinh anh 1At the signing ceremony (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – The Van Thinh Phat Investment Group (VTP Group) on August 3 signed an investment cooperation agreement with Malaysian investors Pavilion Group and Genting Group to develop a park and housing complex in Ho Chi Minh City.

The Saigon Peninsula project will be constructed on an area of 118 ha in District 7 with a total investment of around 6 billion USD.

It will comprise a park, office blocks, high-quality villa and apartment areas, and hotels among other technical infrastructure facilities.

Investors hope to turn the projects into a centre for unique architecture and green spaces.

Under the deal, Pavilion Group - a world class property developer, will be responsible for outlining a master plan for the project and building key works including a retail shopping centre, a five-star hotel, high-quality villa and apartment areas and office buildings.

Meanwhile, Genting Group will be involved in building a port to serve 200,000 Gross Tonnage (GRT) cruise ships, which will be the biggest passenger port in Vietnam when it becomes operational.

The project is expected to help promote Vietnam’s tourism sector, generate about 30,000 jobs for locals, and attract more investors to the city.

Another two of the Korean leading E&C companies, Posco E&C and Hyundai E&C are ready to participate as an EPC contractor on this project.

Apart from Saigon Peninsula, Pavilion Group and Genting Group are also considering participation in other big projects in HCM City, especially in urban infrastructure development.-VNA