ContentsVINACAPITAL REAL ESTATE 04HOSPITALITY 14 Hotel Sofitel Metropole Hanoi 16 Mövenpick Hotel Saigon 18 Mercure Hanoi La Gare 20 Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi 22Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel and Spa 24 RESIDENTIAL 26 Mandarin Garden 28 Pavilion Square 30Dai Phuoc Lotus 32 Aqua City 34 The Garland 36 Thang Loi 38 MIXED-USE 40 Times Square Hanoi 42Danang Beach Resort 44 World Trade Center Danang 46Vinh Thai Nha Trang Township 48Savico Tower 50Vina Square 52Hung Vuong Plaza 54Fideco Binh Duong Township 56OFFICES 58
An important part of Vietnam’s development is the complete transformation of its urban and industrial landscape4
Vietnam’s urban landscape is being transformed6
Why invest in Vietnam?Vietnam is undergoing exciting change and unprecedenteddevelopment. As 2009 progresses, strong GDP growthand the continually expanding Vietnamese economy haveresulted in an ongoing and ever expanding demand-supplyimbalance across all real estate sectors. An average annualgrowth rate of 7.3 percent for the past decade reflectsan economy bursting with opportunities. Vietnam’sgrowth is based on a young, literate and entrepreneurialpopulation; a wealth of natural resources; and a strategiclocation in the centre of Asia.An important part of Vietnam’s development is thecomplete transformation of its urban and industriallandscape. As incomes increase, Vietnam’s growingmiddle class is demanding new, well planned residentialareas, and modern retail space and leisure facilities.City hotels and seaside resorts are also seeing strongdemand from both domestic and international businesstravelers and tourists.
Vietnam is truly the next burgeoning property investment market8
VinaCapital has unparalleled access to the Vietnamese market10
VinaCapital Real EstateVinaCapital is Vietnam’s leading asset manager, andthe largest foreign investor in the real estate market.Headquartered in Ho Chi Minh City, the commercialhub of Vietnam, VinaCapital Real Estate is the marketleader in the property investment sector, and a partof VinaCapital Group, the largest foreign investmentmanager in Vietnam.With over 100 dedicated real estate professionals onthe ground, our extensive network of relationshipsprovides unparalleled access to the latest market trends,information and provides us with a constant source ofnew deals and, by far, the strongest investment pipelinein Vietnam.VinaCapital has the real estate experience to deliversuccessful projects from inception to completion.VinaCapital’s team of local and foreign real estatespecialists guide investors to the next wave of investmentopportunities in Vietnam. Our team has comprehensiveexpertise in deal sourcing, licensing, master planning,property development, construction management, salesand marketing, and asset management.VinaCapital Real Estate is Vietnam’s leading investmentand development company with expertise across allproperty sectors.
Vietnam is expected to be one of the world’s top tenglobal tourist destinations in the next ten years, whichwill require substantial investment in hotels and resorts.VinaCapital is one of Vietnam’s largest hotel investors,with a dedicated hospitality team that has an impressivetrack record of leading management and businessturnarounds with the country’s top hotels.VinaCapital’s hospitality portfolio includes both hotelprojects and operating assets in city centre and resortdestinations, with world-famous operating brands suchas Hilton, Sheraton, Mövenpick, and Accor’s Mercure.
HOTEL METROPOLE HANOI A historic Conde Nast 2009 Gold List hotel located at the heart of Hanoi. This flagship Accor hotel blends Vietnamese hospitality with European luxury offering Legendary services and has been named the first Sofitel Legend in the world on 1st of July 2009. The hotel features 364 rooms and suites, 6 food and beverage outlets, 10 function rooms, a swimming pool, fitness centre and a brand new Le Spa du Metropole. FACT BOX Type: Five-star Hotel Location: Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi Size/Area: 7,469 sq.m Status: Currently operating Total Number of Keys: 364 rooms Amenities: Six food and beverage outlets, 10 function rooms, swimming pool, fitness centre, spa16
MÖVENPICK HOTEL SAIGONThe Mövenpick Hotel Saigon is the only five-star hotellocated in fast-growing Phu Nhuan District, minutes awayfrom Tan Son Nhat International Airport, 10 minutesaway from the exhibition centre and 20 minutes fromthe Ho Chi Minh city centre. The hotel comprised of274 rooms, five food and beverage outlets, fitnesscentre, swimming pool, and five function rooms. It is thefirst Mövenpick branded hotel in Vietnam. FACT BOXType: Five-star HotelLocation: Nguyen Van Troi Street, Phu Nhuan District, Ho Chi Minh City (3km from airport)Size/Area: 8,657 sq.mStatus: Currently operatingTotal Number of Keys: 274 roomsAmenities: Five food and beverage outlets, five function rooms, swimming ool, fitness centre, p E-gaming
MERCURE HANOI LA GARE Located opposite Hanoi Central Railway Station, Mercure Hanoi La Gare is an inviting oasis in the heart of the bustling city centre. Situated close to the Old Quarter, commercial precinct and ICE Exhibition Center, this Hanoi hotel features modern design and facilities, plus 102 rooms, a French brasserie, internal courtyard and gym. The mid-range hotel is managed by the established hotel operator, Accor. FACT BOX Type: Four-star Hotel Location: Ly Thuong Kiet, Cua Nam, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi Size/Area: 3,690 sq.m Status: Currently operating Total Number of Keys: 102 rooms Amenities: Two food and beverage outlets, fitness centre20
MÖVENPICK HOTEL HANOI Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi is conveniently located in the heart of Hanoi’s business district, a 40-minute drive from Noi Bai International Airport and only five minutes from the city centre. With distinctive French architecture as well as excellent services and facilities, the 154 room hotel is specially tailored to meet the needs of discerning corporate and leisure travelers alike. FACT BOX Type: Four-star Hotel Location: A Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi Size/Area: 2,950 sq.m Status: Currently operating Total Number of Keys: 154 rooms Amenities: Two food and beverage outlets, fitness/spa, four function rooms, E-gaming22
SHERATON NHA TRANGHOTEL AND SPAAs the first world-famous hotel brand on Vietnam’s coast,this five-star luxury hotel will redefine the standards forseaside accommodation in Vietnam, while also boastingextensive conference facilities to attract event-relatedbusiness. FACT BOXType: Five-star HotelLocation : Tran Phu, Loc Tho, Nha Trang, VietnamSize/Area: 3,690 sq.mStatus: Opened in March 2010Total Number of Keys: 284 roomsAmenities: Six food and beverage outlets, nine function rooms, swimming pool, fitness centre, spa
Vietnam’s residential market is developing rapidlyas the fast-growing middle class looks for modernaccommodation and living environments. Vietnam needs10 million square metres of new living space each year.High demand for residential development is also due to:° Rapid urbanisation leading to the emergence of large scale urban infrastructure;° Increase in standard of living and personal wealth;° Younger generation and looking to establish their own residences outside of the tradition “family homes”;° Availability of mortgages.VinaCapital is helping to meet this demand by focusingon high quality residential projects targeting themidrange market, while also developing several luxuryresort villa projects.
MANDARIN GARDENLocated at the heart of the new urban developmentgrowth area in western Hanoi at My Dinh. MandarinGarden comprises of over 1,000 residential apartmentsin four high rise buildings between 21 and 29 storeys inheight. The two levels of underground basement willprovide parking for approximately 1,000 cars and 1,000motorbikes.The site is strategically located with direct pedestrianaccess and uninterrupted views over the adjacentcultural recreational park. On an adjoining site is thefamous and newly constructed Amsterdam Schooloffering primary and secondary education. It is within5 minutes walk to Hanoi’s most population retailHypermarket Big C and the soon to be commencedTime Square Lifestyle and Entertainment Retail Centre. FACT BOXDevelopment Type: Medium end ResidentialLocation: My Dinh, Tu Liem, HanoiLaunch Date: 2010Expected Completion Date: 2013Land Area: 25,886 sq.mTotal GFA: 230,000 sq.mNumber of Units: 1,000 unitsUnit Sizes: 70-340 sq.mFacilities: 2 basement levels available for 1,000 cars
PAVILION SQUARESituated in a prime location within a short distancefrom the central business district in Ho Chi Minh City.Pavilion Square will comprise a mixed-use developmentoffering a luxurious living environment, consisting ofthree 22-storey residential towers and a 6-storey retailmall. The residential towers will also offer a variety ofspacious one, two, three and four bedroom apartments,and luxury penthouses with spectacular views of Ho ChiMinh City. FACT BOXDevelopment Type: Mixed-use (Residential/Retail)Location: Co Bac St., & Co Giang St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh CityLaunch Date: Q2-2011Expected Completion Date: Q1-2015Total Land Area: 14,424 sq.mNumber of Units: 564Unit Size: 111 sq.m - 181 sq.mFacilities: 3 Tower, 22 storey Residential - (87,830 sq.m) & 6 storey retail podium
DAI PHUOC LOTUS Dai Phuoc Lotus will be a self-contained residential and commercial township covering 200 hectares on an island in a branch of Saigon River. The island township will be strategically linked to Ho Chi Minh City via the future Nhon Trach Bridge, and is located near the planned Long Thanh International Airport. Offering a luxurious and contemporary lifestyle and surrounded by lush greenery, the development combines the best in ecological planning, creative designs and modern living comforts. The township will feature affordable residential apartments and villas, retail shopping, offices, a golf course, and schools, medical facilities and a hotel.32
FACT BOXPhase IDevelopment Type: Mixed-use (Township)Location: Zone 5Total Land Area: 22 haExpected Launch Date (Phase I): Q3-2010Expected Completion Date (Phase I): Q3-2012Facilities: Retail, golf course, schools, medical facilities, hotels, parkland, tennis courts, swimming pools
AQUA CITY Aqua City is an upscale, resort-style urban residential township development. The project is located in Long Hung commune, Long Thanh district, Dong Nai province, a part of the emerging industrial heartland, 45 minutes outside of Ho Chi Minh City. Surrounded by the beautiful Dong Nai River, Aqua City development will transform a 250 hectare site with office buildings, shopping centres, residences, recreational facilities, hotels, and a marina alongside appealing park space with serene lakes. The proposed Long Thanh International Airport is only 15 km away. The development will spread over three phases with Phase I beginning in 1st Qtr 2011.34
FACT BOXDevelopment Type: Mixed–use (Township)Location: Long Thanh district, Dong Nai ProvinceTotal Land Area: 250 haExpected Launch Date: Q1-2011 (Phase I)Expected Completion Date: Q4-2014 (Phase I)Facilities: Retail, schools, medical facilities, hotels, parkland, tennis courts, swimming pools
THE GARLAND The Garland is a boutique residential project located in District 9, an emerging business and commercial area of Ho Chi Minh City. The development will feature 53 detached and semi detached villas within a gated community, and a high-rise condominium tower. Fully equipped with swimming pool, recreational parks and a children’s playground, The Garland exemplifies a modern, contemporary lifestyle in the heart of an urban city. Scheduled to launch in January 2010, The Garland will provide a magnificent living environment close to all services and amenities including schools, shops and major roadways.36
FACT BOXDevelopment Type: ResidentialLocation: District 9, HCM CityTotal Land Area: 27,654 sq.mNumber of Villas: 53Launch Date: January 2010Expected Completion Date: December 2010Amenities: Swimming pool, recreational park, children’s playground
THANG LOI Thang Loi is a mixed-use development strategically located near Ho Chi Minh City’s main international airport and within 8 kilometers to the central business district. This 26.67 hectare site will accommodate a number of uses including a freestanding retail shopping centre, detached and semi-detached housing, condominiums, mixed use commercial, sporting and recreational facilities. The development is perfectly position to capitalize on the growing demand for affordable housing and retail facilities in Ho Chi Minh City. The first phase of the project will include residential housing and condominiums, which is expected to launch in Q4, 2010.38
FACT BOXDevelopment Type: ixed-use M (Residential / Retail / Commercial)Location: Tan Phu District, Ho Chi Minh CityLaunch Date: Q4, 2010Total Land Area: 266,787 sq.mTotal GFA: 342,377 sq.m
Vietnam’s central business districts remain largely lowriseand undeveloped. There is strong demand across thecountry for modern mixed-use development incorporatingshopping facilities, office, residential apartments for sale,serviced apartments, as well as hotel.As foreign direct investment continues to enter theVietnam economy (over USD 64 billion in 2008), Vietnam’sreal estate landscape will continue to transform, both incity centre and secondary business districts such as MyDinh in Hanoi and Phu My Hung in Ho Chi Minh City.VinaCapital is now developing several mixed-use projectsin top city-centre locations as part of larger mixed-usefacilities in Hanoi, Danang and Ho Chi Minh City.
TIMES SQUARE HANOITimes Square is a landmark mixed-use development ona site of 40,000 sq.m in the new urban developmentgrowth area in western Hanoi at My Dinh. The site islocated adjacent to and linked to Hanoi’s most popularretail hypermarket, Big C. The site also faces the mainboulevard and is across from the National ConventionCentre. This development is at the apex of a new highrise development zone and at the junction of directaccess to the airport and direct access to the traditionalHanoi City Centre.Times Square has distinctive integrated podium and highrise design and features unique exclusive pedestrianplaza design linking to the Big C. The retail podium is GFAof 61,000 sq.m developed as the Times Square Lifestyleand Entertainment Retail Centre. The high rise elementsare a combination of hotel, residential units and officeusage. The 2 levels of basement will accommodate morethan 1,000 car spaces. FACT BOXDevelopment Type: Mixed-use Development (Residential / Retail / Hotel/ Office)Location: Pham Hung St., My Dinh, HanoiExpected Launch Date: 2010Expected Completion Date: 2014Land Area: 40,000 sq.mTotal GFA: 400,000 sq.m (excluding basements)
DANANG BEACH RESORT Located less than 20 minutes from Danang International airport and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Hoi An, Danang Beach Resort is destined to be the ultimate resort destination in Vietnam. This 260ha resort development features two spectacular 18-hole championship golf courses, the first 18-holes designed by internationally renowned course designer Greg Norman. The integrated resort will include a five-star hotel, convention / exhibition centre, a private club house, a recreational marina alongside a second hotel. The residential components, the Ocean Villas, and The Cham will comprise 162 villas and 132 condominiums offering a panoramic view of the mountains, beach and serene golf courses. FACT BOX Location: Son Tra - Dien Ngoc Coach Road, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang, Vietnam. Description (Phase I): The Dunes Golf Course - 18-hole Championship Golf Course 162 Detached Villas (The Ocean Villas) 132 Mid-end Condominium (The Cham) Five Star Hotel The Ocean Villa Beach Club44
WORLD TRADE CENTER DANANG Facing the beautiful Han River and only a short walk from the centre of Danang City, one of the largest coastal city and Vietnam’s top tourist destination, World Trade Center Danang will be the most spectacular mixed- use development in Danang. World Trade Center includes 333,178 sq.m of built-up area, to be constructed in three phases that will see completion in 2017. The 9 hectare site will be transformed to comprise a commercial centre, international standard hotel, office, convention centre, mid-end apartments, an international school and townhouses. Phase 1 (to be completed in Q4-2012) will feature two residential towers, 33,000 sq.m of a free standing international standard retail shopping centre, and a 3-4 star hotel. The first residential tower, AZURA was successfully launched March 2010.46
FACT BOXPhase 2-3 Residential Development: Six high-rise apartment buildings 128,902 sq.m GFA Three-storey Townhouses 7,525 sq.m GFACommercial Development: Four-storey retail centre 60,000 sq.m GFAFacilities and Amenities: Four-star hotel 23,970 sq.m GFA Conventional Centre 23,512 sq.m GFA International School 6,078 sq.m GFA Cultural Centre 488 sq.m GFA
VINH THAI NHA TRANG TOWNSHIP Vinh Thai is a 158 hectare cleared site strategically positioned between the mountains and the famous beaches of Nha Trang, one of the most popular coastal tourist destinations in central Vietnam. The township will offer a unique combination of residential and retail facilities that will provide residents with the ideal living environment. The project is located only five minutes from the popular Nha Trang beach and will be developed into a mixed use community perfectly combining luxury villas, townhouses, apartments, hospitals, international school, retail centre and entertainment facilities. FACT BOX Development Type: Mixed-use Development (Residential / Retail / Commercial) Location: Vinh Thai District, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province Site Area: 158 ha Project Summary: Residential Development: 706,924 sq.m School, Hospital Development: 111,006 sq.m Commercial Development: 41,093 sq.m Landscaping & Sports: 89,727 sq.m Administrative Facilities: 14,232 sq.m48
SAVICO TOWERStrategically located in Ho Chi Minh City’s centralbusiness district, Savico Tower will feature 36,653 sq.mof premier office space and retail with a 9,156 sq.m ofbasement parking for 264 cars and over 330 motorbikes.The 19-storey Savico Tower will aim to meet the demandfor A-Grade office and retail space in the city’s mostsought-after neighbourhood. FACT BOXDevelopment Type: A-Grade officeLocation: CBD, District 1, Ho Chi Minh CityLand Area: 3,055 sq.mLaunch Date: TBAExpected Completion Date: TBANumber of Floors: 22 StoreyRetail GFA: 9,301 sq.mTotal GFA: 27,352 sq.mFacilities: 3 basement parking for 264 cars & 330 motorbikes
VINA SQUAREVina Square is a landmark development site of31,829 sq.m in the bustling centre of District 5 in HoChi Minh City. Surrounded by hospitals, universities,and the densely populated Cho Lon commercial area(Chinatown), the mixed-use Vina Square projectcombines over 278,748 sq.m of retail and B-Gradeoffice space with 1,186 mid-and high-end spaciousapartments. FACT BOXDevelopment Type: Mixed-use (Residential/Retail/Serviced Apartments/Office)Location: Tran Phu Street District 5, HCMCLaunch Date: 2010Expected Completion Date: 2014Total Land Area: 30,972 sq.mNumber of Units: 1,190Unit Size/Built Up Area Range: 0 sq.m - 300 sq.m 7Total GFA: 278,748 sq.m
HUNG VUONG PLAZA - A COMPLETED DEVELOPMENT Built on a 9,453 sq.m site in an established residential and commercial district, Hung Vuong Plaza has a total gross floor area of 92,148 sq.m that features an 8-storey retail tower and 276 luxury spacious 3-bedroom apartments ranging in sizes from 121-132 sq.m. Hung Vuong Plaza is located near schools, universities, hospitals and Ho Chi Minh City’s bustling Chinatown. It has been fully operational since June 2007 and includes facilities such as a swimming pool, Megastar Cinema, Parkson department store (one of the largest department store in HCM City) with fitness clubs, the Royal Garden Chinese restaurant, and an ILA language school. Basement parking is available for approximately 300 cars and 4,500 motorbikes.54
FACT BOXDevelopment Type: Mixed-use (Retail/Residential)Location: District 5, HCMCSize/Area: 9,453 sq.m, GFA 92,148 sq.mRetail GFA: 48,000 sq.m 276 apartments & 4 penthousesStatus: Retail Currently Operating & apartments sold
FIDECO BINH DUONG TOWNSHIP Situated in Binh Duong Province, a large industrial zone 22 km north of Ho Chi Minh City, Fideco Binh Duong offers easy access to industrial parks and proximity to the city centre. The project will transform 126 ha of clear land into a modern mixed-use community of well-planned residential apartments and commercial retail centres.56