Chief Tower Phnom Penh
Updated on: June 7, 2022, 4:58 a.m.
Published on: March 20, 2019, 10:14 a.m.

An exclusive interview with Chief Tower's Dato’ Jack Yap and Mr Koy Le San

Earlier this month, ground was broken on an exciting new project in Phnom Penh. Chief Tower, set to be the tallest building in BKK1, will offer retail, office and hotel space. What’s more, the dazzling rooftop will feature the country’s first-ever cantilevered pool.

Spearheaded by JS Property International, Chief Tower is a 158-metre masterpiece in the heart of the city. To learn more about this landmark structure, Realestate.com.kh sat down with Dato’ Jack Yap, managing director of JS Property, and Koy Le San, executive director of the company.

They explained what kind of real estate will be on offer at Chief Tower, and gave us details of some of the projects most impressive features.

What is the background of JS Property?

JS Property International is a group of companies have been in Cambodia for more than 10 years. It operates as a a joint venture between JS & Partner and Chief Real Estate Development (Cambodia) Ltd. Both companies are locally incorporated with local and foreign partners from Cambodia, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

Previous development projects have included condominiums, factories and hotels. The company is also involved in banking, retail and hospitality. The group’s primary mission is to deliver properties with unsurpassed quality. By adhering to the latest building technologies and design trends, we provide affordable homes and offices that are built to last.

What sorts of properties will be in Chief Tower?

Chief Tower will be a 40-storey business tower. It will host 25 floors of office space, 10 storeys of hotel facilities and five floors of retail space. Additionally there will be a sky-view meeting room, ballroom, gym, business lounge, and fully-automated underground carpark.

Space at Chief Tower is primarily geared toward small- and medium-sized startup businesses. With its premium address, cutting edge facilities, integrated networking, and dynamic floor plan, Chief Tower is perfect for digital nomads, startup teams or corporate firms eager to take their businesses to the next level.

Why was BKK1 chosen as the location for Chief Tower?

BKK1 is the most premium address in the capital. It enjoys unparalleled connectivity to the rest of the city, the entire country, and the greater Asean region. Chief Tower is right off Monivong Blvd, which is a main artery of the city.

Architecture and design are growing more important in Phnom Penh. How will Chief Tower stand out in the capital skyline?

The architecture of Chief Tower embodies the spirit of innovation and transformative thinking. It’s mission is to become a business destination of Phnom Penh. The building is an extended metaphor for the entrepreneurial mindset – clear, straightforward, no frills while simultaneously being assertive, dynamic, passionately creative and humane.

Chief Tower has some blockbuster features like the cantilevered pool and automated valet. Can you tell us more about these amenities?

The premium business lounge is perfect for foreign or small businesses. Staff there can help arrange pick ups, translation, office facilities and more. The skyview rooms are also great for meetings.

In the parking area we have an automated system that allows an efficient use of the space. This means there isn’t the hassle of having to move your car constantly.

Lastly, everyone is excited about the cantilevered pool. It overhangs the building which means you’ll have full 360-degree views of the city while taking a refreshing dip. The experience is divine.

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