Business and Economics
Kelsey Homes’ latest project, CENTRAL PARK JA-ELA ; First Phase sold out within a month of launch

Kelsey Homes, the pioneering real estate developer in Sri Lanka, is celebrating the resounding success of the First Phase of their latest project CENTRAL PARK, JA-ELA, While the marketing campaign for the property commenced in mid-May, Kelsey Homes was able to successfully find buyers for all 70 apartments within a month of the launch, driven by significant demand from customers and underscoring Kelsey Homes leading position in the real estate space in Sri Lanka.

Ja-Ela is known as one of the most central locations in the country and is in close proximity to leading schools, hospitals, banks and supermarkets. It is only 5 minutes away from the entrance to the Colombo-Katunayake Expressway (E03), 20 minutes to Katunayake and 30 minutes to the upcoming The Port City via the Port Access Elevated Highway. The CENTRAL PARK is a gated development property that spreads across 15 acres of lush land in Ja-Ela and consists of 300+ graciously appointed two, three and four bedroomed houses and contemporary design apartment units.
Leading corporates believe WFH is here to stay

MillionSpaces brings together leading corporates MAS, Hemas, JKH, Virtusa and PwC, in a forward-thinking webinar on adapting to a post-COVID work environment. It’s hard to draw positives from a global crisis such as COVID-19, one that has taken hundreds of thousands of lives and impacted millions more globally, but the reality of crises such as this is that they are, more often than not, some of the greatest catalysts for global change. And with the ever-growing proliferation of the phrase ‘work from home’, or WFH for short, in the popular lexicon, we might have a fairly nailed on indication as to what exactly is going to be driving that change.

While the months following the COVID-19 outbreak in Sri Lanka, and indeed many other parts of the world, saw people confined to their homes with either lockdown or curfew regulations, working remotely, away from contact with other human beings, was a new facet of life that was simply forced on us.

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SLT contributes with technology support to create online store for Sathosa

Contributing to the Government of Sri Lanka’s objective of promoting the retail operations in the country, Lanka Sathosa Limited partnered with Sri Lanka Telecom to create an online retail store on behalf of the largest state owned retail network.

Responding to the need of the hour, SLT, as the leading ICT and digital solutions provider in the country, has stepped forward to provide technical infrastructure in the form of developing, hosting and managing the online site on behalf of Lanka Sathosa. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by Mr. Nushad M Perera, Chairman of Lanka Sathosa Limited and Mr. Rohan Fernando, Chairman of Sri Lanka Telecom Group.

The technological expertise of SLT has benefited in creating an efficient and comprehensive e-commerce platform for Sathosa that will enhance customer experience. The customer portal enables registration of customers including OTP verification and log in through e-mail address or mobile phone number. The shopping cart option is available for shoppers to pick the items of preference, and check-out takes place once the delivery address is entered. The website provides multiple payment options, such as Cash on Delivery, Direct Bank Transfer and Credit Card Payments, making it more accessible for many customers.

Each Sathosa outlet is able to log into the portal and update inventory, add products and features, modify prices, and add discounts or promotions for items through the Merchant Module.

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