For thousands of years people have worked together to achieve amazing feats in history. The inspiration of team work has enabled us to achieve greater heights, by conquering the most impossible obstacles.
At Abans, human resource is an important player in the company's progress and development. With advancement in technology, our team has acquired greater skills and in-depth knowledge of consumer insight to provide the best and most efficient service to the people.
Today, we comprise of 21 individually operating businesses with over a Rs. 11 billion (US $100 million) turnover. The Abans Group also has an investment grade rating of "A(lka)" from Fitch Ratings. This could not have been achieved without the help of our 6,000 employees spread throughout Sri Lanka and now expanding overseas.
Each company belongs to one of the 5 strategic business units of organization under the Abans Group umbrella. These SBU's include retail, services, manufacturing, logistics, real estate and infrastructure development. With this method of organization, we hope to continuously expand and improve upon the products and services we currently offer.
Abans to change shopping concept with huge $ 100 m lifestyle mall in Colombo
The Abans Group in collaboration with Silver Needle Hospitality signed an agreement on 13 May with AEDAS an internationally reputed, award winning architectural firm to lead the design for their proposed US$ 100 million five-star super mall opposite the Beira Lake in Colombo. The construction will commence early next year and is expected to be completed by 2016.
The Abans Lifestyle Mall, which will be named the Colombo City Centre, will be unique as it will be the first and only lifestyle mall in Sri Lanka on par with the huge super malls in Singapore and Dubai.
It will offer Sri Lankans as well as tourists a place where they can come and spend the whole day with their families and enjoy the many faceted attractions all under one roof.