About CDL

Discover why CDL should be your Preferred Business Partner.

City Developments Limited (CDL) is a leading global real estate company with a network spanning 104 locations in 29 countries and regions. Listed on the Singapore Exchange, the Group is one of the largest companies by market capitalisation. Its income-stable and geographically-diverse portfolio comprises residences, offices, hotels, serviced apartments, shopping malls and integrated developments.


Beyond shaping skylines with architectural icons, CDL has transformed Singapore’s built environment with numerous award-winning green buildings. For over two decades, CDL has embraced its ethos of “Conserve as we Construct”, investing in game-changing innovations that have been key enablers of resource efficiency and productivity.

CDL has established itself as a leader in the industry, being consistently recognised with new awards for its outstanding green buildings. At the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Awards 2021, CDL has emerged as the only developer to be conferred the Quality Excellence Award – Quality Champion (Platinum) for nine consecutive years. This award recognises leading progressive developers and builders for their commitment and achievement in delivering high quality homes through workmanship excellence and quality assurance programmes.

Globally, CDL is the first Singapore corporation to be listed on three of the world’s leading sustainability benchmarks – FTSE4Good Index Series (since 2002), Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (since 2010), and Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (since 2011). CDL has emerged as the longest-running Singapore-based company to be listed on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, underscoring its unwavering conviction and commitment to sustainability.

CDL’s Global Network

CDL’s Global Network


Along with its London-based hotel arm, Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Limited (M&C), the Group has over 130 hotels and over 40,000 rooms worldwide, many in key gateway cities.

Building on its track record of over 55 years in real estate development, investment and management, CDL has developed growth platforms in five key international markets — China, UK, US, Japan and Australia.

Established in August 2010, CDL China Limited (CDL China) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CDL. As the China arm of CDL, CDL China is in charge of the expansion efforts within the PRC and oversees the real estate development and investment activities there. CDL China currently has a presence in Chongqing, Shanghai and Suzhou.

Over the past ten years, CDL China has acquired five development sites totalling over 530,000 square metres of gross floor area. The sites are located in Shanghai, Suzhou and Chongqing, and range from residential and commercial developments to sizable mixed-use projects.

Since then, CDL China has diversified its business to include asset investment and management and expanded into the fast-growing sectors of co-working space and residential leasing in China.

In the UK, CDL has invested in eight prime freehold properties in Greater London. It has also made strategic investments in Tokyo, Japan and Brisbane, Australia.

CDL’s Green Innovations

For over two decades, CDL has led the pursuit of green innovations to develop bold and inspiring green buildings for a brighter future.

From first-of-its-kind developments that enhance eco-friendly lifestyles to industry-changing methods that promote recycling, reduce waste and raise productivity. We see unlimited possibilities in the spaces we develop, and we will continue to innovate, invest in and improve the way buildings sustain life. Because this is the foundation of what we do.

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11 Tampines Concourse

First CarbonNeutral ®  Development In Asia Pacific And Singapore

11 Tampines Concourse’s carbon emissions have been reduced to “net zero” on an annual basis. It is also the first building in Singapore that extensively used recycled materials for structural building components.

11 Tampines Concourse’s carbon emissions have been reduced to “net zero” on an annual basis. It is also the first building in Singapore that extensively used recycled materials for structural building components.

Tree House

Tree House

Guinness World Record For Largest Vertical Garden *

By reducing heat absorption, the 24-storey, 2,289 sqm vertical garden in Tree House condominium at Chestnut Avenue is expected to achieve air-conditioning energy savings of between 15% and 30%.

*As of April 2014



Largest Solar Panel In a Singapore Condominium^

The 1,520 sqm solar panels at D’Nest condominium, which entered the Singapore Book of Records, are expected to harness 219,000 kWh of energy a year to offset electricity consumption for common areas.

^As of 2013

First Singapore Landed Housing With Solar System

By incorporating a 1 kilowatt-peak photovoltaic system into every house, residents of [email protected] GARDEN can enjoy up to an estimated 40% energy savings per month.

City Square Mall

City Square Mall

Singapore’s First Eco-Mall

Designed, built and maintained to the highest green standards, City Square Mall achieves an annual estimated energy savings of over 12 million kWh.

My Tree House @ Central Public Library

My Tree House @ Central Public Library

World’s First Green Library For Kids

My Tree House @ Central Public Library is the first library in the world that is steered by green principles in all facets from design, infrastructure and use of sustainable materials, to collection and programming.

CDL Green Gallery @ Singapore Botanic Gardens (SBG) Heritage Museum

CDL Green Gallery @ Singapore Botanic Gardens (SBG) Heritage Museum

Singapore’s First Zero Energy Green Gallery

The CDL Green Gallery features extensive use of eco-friendly designs and materials. Its photovoltaic cladded roof panels are expected to generate over 31,000 kWh of energy a year, above its estimated energy consumption.

Green Building and Sustainability Champion

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