Centurion received an in-principle agreement from the Singapore Land Authority for an extension for the use of the existing lease at Westlite Toh Guan as a purpose-built workers accommodation for 25 years, from September 2032 to November 2057.
The Group received the Certificate of Completion and Compliance for Westlite Bukit Minyak, its first Purpose-Built Worker’s Accommodation (PBWA) in Penang. The 6,600-bed development is Penang’s first PBWA and increased Centurion’s portfolio of properties in Malaysia to seven.
Commencement of operation of the 208-bed dwell Dongdaemun, South Korea.
Centurion enters into a 20-year solar panel agreement with Sunseap. Under the agreement, Sunseap installed solar panel systems on Centurion’s ASPRI-Westlite Papan workers dormitory in Singapore. This not only lowered the cost of operations but also helped reduce the dormitory’s carbon footprint by a third.
Commencement of operation of the 280-bed dwell East End Adelaide and most of the new 160 beds under Asset Enhancement Programme (AEP) in RMIT Village, Australia.
The Group successfully issued Series 004 Tranche 002 S$4 million fixed rate notes (“notes”) due 2022, which will be consolidated and form a single series with the existing S$56 million fixed rate notes due 2022 issued on 1 February 2019. The aggregate principal amount of notes in Series 004 due February 2022 is S$60 million.
Centurion was conferred The Enterprise Award at the Singapore Business Awards 2019, which recognises its effective global expansion, contribution to the community, corporate management and financial performance.
Centurion received two regional awards – the Best Provider of The Year (Customised Accommodation Management Services) and CEO of the Year (Customised Accommodation Management Services) awards at the Le Fonti Real Estate Innovation Awards(R). This award is a recognition of our efforts in building and managing a multi-national portfolio of specialised accommodation assets to further augment the Group’s global presence.
Centurion obtained conditional permission to reconstruct an existing block in Westlite Toh Guan to include an industrial training centre and new communal facilities for residents.
Centurion won the Best Annual Report Bronze Award in the mid-cap category (for listed companies with a market capitalisation of between $300 million and $1 billion) at the Singapore Corporate Awards 2019.
Mr Lim Choon Kwang (Director, Global Security) was awarded the Gold Award for Early Adopters of Security Industry Transformation (Individual) at the Inaugural Security Industry Transformation Awards 2019.
Centurion began development of three additional dormitory blocks on a parcel of land adjoining Westlite Tampoi in Johor. This project, named Tampoi II, is expected to complete in 3Q 2020 and will add approximately 3,600 beds to the Group’s Malaysian portfolio.
Centurion secured a 10-year lease, with an option to renew for another 5 years, for Westlite Juniper located in the Mandai estate, adding 1,900 beds to our workers accommodation portfolio.
Centurion was one of 2 runners-up for the Investors’ Choice Awards 2019 – Singapore Corporate Governance Award under the mid-cap category, recognising the Group for its exemplary performance in Corporate Governance practices.
Centurion Corporation is awarded the HR Excellence Awards 2019 – Excellence in Total Rewards Strategy Award, a recognition for our commitment to attract, motivate and retain top talents through a holistic and competitive total rewards strategy.
The Group enlarged its student accommodation business in the UK with the acquisition of a 177-bed student accommodation asset in Nottingham. This expanded the Group’s UK portfolio to a total of 2,852 beds across 11 properties in five cities in the UK.
The Group received a Hong Kong Outstanding Enterprise Award in the Hong Kong Outstanding Enterprises Parade 2019 – Main Board category compiled by the investment weekly magazine Economic Digest, along with 22 other outstanding companies. The award is a recognition of our efforts in building a significant presence in the specialised accommodation asset class, which is a niche area among other Hong Kong-listed peers, with outstanding performance in diversification, operating efficiencies and investment returns.
勝捷與星生能源訂立為期20年的太陽能電池板協議。根據協議，星生能源在勝捷運位於石油化工業協會 — 西雅豐盛港工人宿舍安裝太陽能電源板系統。這不僅降低了運營成本，還幫助宿舍減少了三分之一的碳足跡。
勝捷企業於Le Fonti房地產創新獎中，獲頒兩項地區獎項 – 年度最佳供應商（定制住宿管理服務）和年度首席執行官（定制住宿管理服務）獎項。這兩個獎項表彰集團在建立和管理遍佈多個國家之專門住宿資產組合方面的努力，進一步增強集團的全球影響力。
本集團全球安保總監林俊光先生在2019年首屆安保行業轉型獎（Security Industry Transformation Awards 2019）中榮獲安保行業轉型應用先驅（個人）金獎。
勝捷是2019年投資者選擇獎 — 新加坡企業管治獎（中型企業）的第二名之一，該獎項旨在表彰本集團在企業管治實踐方面的傑出表現。
集團榮獲香港傑出企業巡禮2019 – 主板上市公司組別中之香港傑出企業獎。這獎項由香港投資雜誌《經濟一週》篩選及評審，同時獲獎的包括22家傑出香港上市企業。這獎項表彰集團建立在專門住宿資產類別的重要地位。這是對香港上市公司而言較為冷門行業。集團在分散風險、運營效益及投資回報的出色表現，亦獲得充份肯定。
The Group, together with the Association of Process Industries and Lian Beng Group, opened the 7,900-bed ASPRI-Westlite Dormitory – Papan, Singapore’s first integrated purpose-built workers accommodation advocating a “Live, Learn and Play” environment. The event was officiated by the Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam.
Centurion has updated its multi-currency debt issuance programme from S$500 million to S$750 million in March 2018.
Centurion has been recognised for excellence in corporate governance, board management and investor relations at this year’s Singapore Corporate Awards. The Group won two prestigious gold awards; Best Managed Board and Best Investor Relations in the mid-cap category for listed companies with a market capitalisation of between $300 million and $1 billion.
The Group expanded its student accommodation business in United Kingdom with the acquisition of a 127- bed premium accommodation asset, dwell Princess Street, in the heart of Manchester city centre for £18.7 million, thus, broadening its reach of dwell student living brand.
Centurion has redeemed in full and cancelled S$65 million 5.25% MTN due in July 2018.
Centurion announced the proposed acquisition of a freehold property in Seoul, South Korea (55% owned interest) at a purchase consideration of KRW13.5 billion (c.S$16.55 million). The property would be refurbished into a 208-bed accommodation, with a potential to increase up to c.234 beds by 1Q 2019.
Westlite Woodlands won the Dormitory Awards 2018 under the Foreign Employees Dormitories Act regulated category. The award was organised by the Ministry of Manpower, in partnership with the Dormitory Association of Singapore Ltd and the Migrant Workers’ Centre. The Dormitory Awards aims to recognise dormitory operators who exceed basic housing standards and adopt good dormitory management practices, to enhance the quality of life for foreign worker residents.
Deepening the Group’s presence in the UK and marking its entry into the city of Nottingham, the Group acquired a 133-bed student accommodation asset. dwell Castle Gate Haus is well located in Nottingham’s city centre and easily accessible to both of Nottingham’s top universities.
The unveiling of 280-bed dwell East End Adelaide, a vibrant and dynamic student accommodation brand to spearhead growth in Australia, marked a significant milestone for the Group. The Property is Centurion’s second student accommodation asset in Australia, following the acquisition of RMIT Village in 2014.
Centurion was awarded HR Asia’s Best Companies to work for in Asia 2018 – an award that recognises world-class corporations with high levels of employee engagement and excellent workplace cultures. This award further strengthens the Group’s philosophy of “management with a heart”.
The Group announced the first closing of its global (ex-United States) student accommodation private fund, with an aggregate committed capital of S$70.0 million. This marks Centurion’s further expansion into investment management services as part of its asset light strategy.
在新加坡開設首個提供綜合培訓中 心的專用加工行業外籍勞工宿舍本集團與加工工業協會 及Lian Beng Group共同開設了擁有 7,900 張床位的加工工業協會 – 西雅豐盛 港宿舍 (ASPRI – Westlite Dormitory – Papan)，該宿舍是新加坡首個綜 合特建工人宿舍，倡 導「生活 、學 習及玩樂」。
勝捷在今年的新加坡企業獎大會上因其在企業管治、董事會管理及投資者關係等方面的卓越表現而獲得肯定。本集團獲得兩項備受追捧的金獎，即面向市值在3億 新元至 10 億新元之間的中型上市公司頒發的最佳管理董事會獎及最佳投資者關係獎。
勝捷收購了位於韓國首爾東大門 區的本暱客雅酒店的55%權益，標誌著集團全球增長的新篇章。這間現有的104間客房三星級酒店將 被改裝為一所擁有208張床位的學 生公寓資產，並具潛力至 2019 年 第一季度將床位總數增加至約234 張。
人力部與Dormitory Association of Singapore Ltd以及Migrant Workers’ Centre合作主辦。 宿舍獎旨在表揚超出基本住房標準並採用良好宿舍管理實踐的宿舍運營者，以 提高外籍工人居民的生活質量。
擁有280張床位的德優東阿德萊德 學 舍，是 一 個 充 滿 生 機 與 活 力 的 學 生 公 寓 品 牌，引 領 本 集 團 於 澳 大 利 亞 的 增 長，是 本 集 團 的 重 要 里 程 碑。該 物 業 是 勝 捷 繼 於 2014 年收購墨爾本皇家理工大學村之 後於澳大利亞的第二項學生公寓 資產。
勝捷榮 獲《亞洲人力資源雜誌》頒發的 2018 年亞洲最佳企業僱主大獎，該獎項表彰具有高水平員工參與度及優秀工作場所文化的世界級企業。這一獎項進一步強化了本集 團「用心管理」的理念。
全球學生公寓基金成功完成首階段募集，並獲得一家聲譽良好的教育機構為基石投資者承諾投資本集團宣佈該全球（美國除外）學生公寓私募基金首階段募集承諾 資金總額累計為 70.0 百萬新元。 這標誌著勝捷在輕資產戰略下進 一步擴展至投資管理服務。
Westlite was awarded the Project Greenback 2.0 Johor Bahru Gold Partner Award (2015-2016) by the Bank Negara Malaysia and the World Bank.
Centurion launched a new brand for its student accommodation business ‘dwell‘ in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Centurion announced the acquisition of dwell Adelaide, a development site in Adelaide, Australia.
The Group successfully issued S$65 million 5.25% MTN which will be due in 2020.
Centurion announced that it is proposing to seek a dual primary listing on the main board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“SEHK”).
The Group successfully issued S$20 million 5.25% MTN which will be due in 2020 (to be consolidated and form a single series with the existing S$65 million notes due 2020 issued in April 2017).
Successful groundbreaking ceremony of dwell Adelaide.
Commenced an asset enhancement programme for the development of a new wing at RMIT Village.
Centurion announced the completion of acquisition of dwell Adelaide.
Ms Foo Ai Huey was awarded the Best Chief Financial Officer (companies with less than S$300 million in market capitalisation) at the Singapore Corporate Awards 2017.
Centurion Investor Relations Team was awarded the Best Investor Relations Silver Award (companies with less than S$300 million in market capitalisation) at the Singapore Corporate Awards 2017.
Centurion announced the proposed acquisition of a portfolio of five student accommodation assets in the United States.
Centurion announced the proposed acquisition of a student accommodation asset located in close proximity to Yale University in the United States.
Centurion won the inaugural Shareholder Communications Excellence Award (Mid Cap – companies with market capitalisation of S$300 million to less than S$1 billion) at the SIAS 18th Investors’ Choice Awards 2017.
Centurion won the IRPAS-EQS IR Website Survey Awards 2017 – Best Website, Small Cap, 2nd Runner Up Award (companies with less than S$300 million in market capitalisation).
Centurion announced the completion of acquisition of a portfolio of six purpose built student accommodation (“PBSA”) assets in the United States (“US”). The six assets are located in five states including Connecticut, Florida, Alabama, Texas and Wisconsin, and primarily cater to first tier universities.
Centurion announced the successful closure of its inaugural private fund, the Centurion US Student Housing Fund (the “Fund”), with an aggregate committed capital of US$89.5 million which has been fully drawn down. Centurion holds approximately 28.7% of the total number of units in issue in the Fund. The Fund marks Centurion’s maiden foray into the US and a new chapter in the Group’s growth as well as asset light strategy, expanding its services to include investment and property management.
Centurion was successfully dually listed in Hong Kong, with its public share offer in Hong Kong almost 19 times subscribed and raised a net of HK$72.5 million.
西雅被馬來西亞國家銀行和世界銀行授予了2015-2016年 Greenback 2.0 Johor Bahru計劃金牌合作夥伴獎。
勝捷宣佈完成籌集其首個私募基金勝捷美國學生房舍基金（Centurion US Student Housing Fund，簡稱該「基金」），籌得資金總額8,950萬美元，並已全數提取應用。勝捷持有該基單位總數之28.7%。該基金標緻著勝捷進軍美國市場之處女作，亦是集團增長及輕資產策略新的一頁，開拓投資及物業管理領域之服務。
Westlite Senai II has successfully achieved completion.
Centurion, Lian Beng and ASPRI celebrated the successful topping out of ASPRI-Westlite Papan.
Centurion announced the acquisition of four UK student assets with 519 beds in Manchester, Bristol and Newcastle for a total purchase consideration of £20.1 million.
ASPRI-Westlite Papan has successfully achieved TOP.
Centurion announced the completion of acquisition of its fifth to eighth UK student assets.
Mr Kong Chee Min was awarded the Best Chief Executive Officer (companies with less than $300 million in market capitalisation) at the Singapore Corporate Awards 2016.
All eight UK student accommodation assets achieved accreditation from the ANUK National Code of Standards for Larger Student Developments 2016.
Centurion has redeemed in full and cancelled the S$100 million 5.25% MTN due Oct 2016.
西雅士乃宿舍二期（Westlite Senai II）竣工。勝捷、Lian Beng集團與加工工業協會一齊慶祝加工工業協會-西雅豐盛港宿舍（ASPRI-Westlite Papan）竣工。
Centurion announced that it is exploring the feasibility of establishing a workers accommodation REIT.
Centurion was awarded the 28th Annual (2015) Singapore 1000 Award – Profit Growth Excellence (Services).
Centurion, Lian Beng and ASPRI celebrated the successful groundbreaking of ASPRI-Westlite Papan.
Centurion announced the decision to defer and reconsider the proposed REIT transaction to a later stage.
Centurion announced that it has won a tender to operate a student hostel located at 1A Short Street in Singapore.
Westlite Woodlands has successfully achieved TOP.
The Group successfully issued S$65 million 5.25% MTN which will be due in 2018.
CSL Selegie has successfully completed its refurbishment works.
勝捷、Lian Beng集團與加工工業協會一齊慶祝加工工業協會-西雅豐盛港宿舍（ASPRI-Westlite Papan）成功開始施工。
勝捷宣布中標經營位於新加坡Short Street 1A號的學生公寓。
Centurion officially opened Westlite Johor Technology Park in Senai, Johor, Malaysia.
Centurion announced the completion of the acquisition of RMIT Village.
Official opening of Westlite Mandai on 18 April 2014.
Centurion announced the acquisition of a 7.6 acres freehold land in Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia.
Centurion announced that it had entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire a 4.42 acre land located near Bukit Minyak, Penang, Malaysia.
Centurion announced the completion of acquisition of the UK student accommodation portfolio.
Centurion obtained shareholders’ approval to expand the geographical scope of its student and workers accommodation businesses to include the Middle East, Europe, the United States and Canada.
Increase of the Multicurrency Medium Term Note (“MTN”) programme limit to S$500 million.
Centurion was awarded SIAS 15th Investors’ Choice Awards 2014 – Most Transparent Company Awards, Technology, Runner Up.
Centurion announced that it has won an open tender for a plot of land in Juru, Penang, Malaysia.
Centurion announced that it and Lian Beng will jointly develop a 7,900 bed workers accommodation and ASPRI training centre on a plot of land in Jalan Papan, Singapore.
位於馬來西亞柔佛州的西雅柔佛科技園宿舍（Westlite Johor Technology Park）正式開始運營。
勝捷被授予2014年SIAS第十五屆投資者選擇獎 – 最透明公司獎項在技術領域的亞軍。
勝捷宣布與Lian Beng集團合作開發於新加坡Jalan Papan床位數7,900張的加工工業協會工人宿舍項目兼協會培訓中心。
Centurion acquired two blocks of workers accommodation in Pasir Gudang, Johor, Malaysia.Centurion acquired a plot of land in Senai, Kulaijaya, Malaysia. It is located next to a plot of land owned by the Group.
The Group announced the successful tender of a piece of JTC land at Woodlands Avenue 10. Westlite Woodlands has a capacity of 4,100 beds to house foreign workers in the marine, process and manufacturing industries.
The Group successfully issued its inaugural S$100 million 5.25% MTN which will be due in 2016.
The Group diversified into the student accommodation business with the announcement of acquisition of RMIT Village in Melbourne, Australia.
The Group announced the acquisition of a plot of land in Bekasi, Jakarta, Indonesia.
勝捷收購兩座位於馬來西亞柔佛州巴西古當的工人宿舍。集團收購位於馬來西亞Kulai jaya Senai的一塊土地，鄰近士乃工業園。
Centurion acquired Westlite Tebrau in Johor, Malaysia.
Centurion acquired Westlite Tuas in Singapore.
Centurion acquired Westlite Cemerlang in Johor, Malaysia.
Centurion acquired a piece of land in Tampoi Industrial Park, Johor, Malaysia.
Centurion obtained shareholders’ approval to expand scope of business to include student hostels, industrial properties and across geographical markets of South-East Asia, China, Taiwan, Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
The Group acquired a piece of land at Port Hedland, Western Australia.
The Group acquired Westlite Pasir Gudang in Johor, Malaysia.
The Group acquired a plot of land in Senai, Kulaijaya, Malaysia.
集團收購位於馬來西亞柔佛州的西雅巴西古當宿舍（Westlite Pasir Gudang）。
集團收購位於馬來西亞Kulai jaya Senai的一塊土地。
SM Summit completed its reverse takeover exercise on 31 July 2011 and resumed trading under the name of Centurion Corporation Limited (“Centurion”) in October.
Centurion Dormitory (Westlite) Pte Ltd (“Westlite”) became a wholly own subsidiary of the Centurion. Centurion has 5,300 beds in its initial portfolio.
Centurion made its first acquisition in Malaysia, a piece of land at Johor Technology Park.
A new associate company, Typhoon Creations was incorporated in Singapore for the distribution of products related to popular animated movies and characters in South East Asia.
Summit went into a joint venture to provide warehousing and distribution in Singapore.
Summit Singapore was the first in the Industry to be successfully certified under the CDSA’s Anti-Piracy and Compliance Program in the areas of content protection and security.
Summit Indonesia expanded CD & DVD capacities and shifted its operations into a larger factory in an Industrial Park in Jakarta. Summit Indonesia received ISO 14001 certification.
Summit Singapore received ISO 14001 certification.
Summit Singapore acquired production facilities from Scorpio East, one of the largest distributor and licensee for video products. Exclusive long-term manufacturing contract was signed.
新加坡Summit從視訊產品最大的經銷商和被許可人之一Scorpio East收購了生產設備, 簽訂獨家長期製造合同。
Summit Singapore increased DVD production capacity.
Summit expanded into Indonesia, acquiring a CD manufacturing plant, which was managed by Summit since 2002.
Summit Indonesia was certified by the CDSA under the Anti-Piracy Compliance Program.
Summit Australia expanded into DVD and was awarded the ISO 9001 certification, and became an Authorised Disc Manufacturer (DVD) for Microsoft.
Summit Singapore set up a representative office in Tokyo, Japan through IE Singapore to penetrate into Japan market.
Summit Singapore became the first South East Asian plant to be certified by CDSA under its Anti-Piracy Compliance Program (APCP).
Summit Australia became an Authorised Disc Manufacturer (CD Rom) for Microsoft.
FairVision Pte Ltd, a subsidiary and joint-venture company with FairPrice, one of the largest retail chain in Singapore, was established to install wireless, real-time point-of-purchase displays for retail advertisements in Singapore.
Summit Singapore expanded into DVD and CDR manufacturing and also started to offer and provide warehousing and distribution services to customers.
Summit was awarded Pioneer Status by the Economic Development Board (EDB) of Singapore for the production of CDRs and DVDs.
Summit Australia expanded to provide paper printing and packaging.
Summit Malaysia was listed on the Malaysia Stock Exchange.
Summit was successfully listed on the 2nd Board of the Singapore Stock Exchange. Summit and its Singapore subsidiaries moved into their own factory building at 45 Ubi Road 1. Summit expanded into Australia and a CD manufacturing plant was set up in Sydney, Australia.