China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd (hereinafter referred to as "COLI" or the "Company") was incorporated in Hong Kong in 1979, and is the subsidiary of China State Construction Engineering Corporation, the largest construction conglomerate in China. In August 1992, COLI was listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. It was the first Chinese enterprise to acquire the listing status by its own local business or assets located in Hong Kong. On 10 December, 2007, it became a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Index.
Through aggressive business approach and scientific management, COLI has long been devoted to its development of professionalism and scaled operation since its incorporation. Its core business is the development and sales of property projects. The Company has successfully invested and developed numerous popular and exquisite properties in 42 major cities in mainland China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Shenyang, Chongqing, Changchun, Changsha, Chengdu, Dalian, Foshan, Fuzhou, Harbin, Jinan, Kunming, Nanchang, Nanjing, Ningbo, Suzhou, Qingdao, Tianjin, Wuhan, Wuxi, Xi’an, Xiamen, Yantai, Zhongshan, Zhuhai, Changzhou#, Guilin#, Ganzhou#, Jilin#, Hefei#, Hohhot#, Lanzhou#, Nanning#, Nantong#, Shaoxing#, Yancheng#, Yangzhou#, Yinchuan# as well as in Hong Kong and Macau. The Company is also engaged in other property-related businesses such as property investment, property management, and planning and construction design etc.
With years of industry experience and long-term brand building, "China Overseas Property", the main enterprise of COLI, has gradually developed into a trans-regional, first-class China property development enterprise and a national property brand. It has provided over 100,000 premium residential units to the community, offering excellent residential choices and satisfactory consumption experiences for a million of customers.
In recent years, as the constituent stock of Hang Seng Index, the Company has won numerous awards and recognitions, including being selected as the constituent of Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index and the constituent of Standard & Poor's Global Property 40 Index, etc. In 2013, the Group received numerous awards. The Company was acknowledged as number one among “The Top 50 China Real Estate Enterprises by Brand Value”. China Overseas Property was acknowledged as the “Leading Brands of China Real Estate Companies” for the tenth consecutive year, ranking first in the property sector with a brand value of RMB29.77 billion. For 10 years in a row, leveraging its excellent performance, the Company has been voted the number one “China Blue Chip Real Estate” developer. China Overseas Property projects are recognised for its excellence in quality, design and management and three Zhan Tianyou (詹天佑) awards were received in 2013.
The Company will continue to better serve the community and to provide the best return for shareholders by means of our outstanding management mode, all-rounded professionals, quality products and services standard.
# The cities where China Overseas Grand Oceans Group Limited “COGO” has operations; COGO also has projects in Beijing and Guangzhou.
(Updated in Mar, 2014)