Low Keng Huat (Singapore) Limited1 is a Singapore-based company. The principal activities of the Company consist of general building contractors and investment holding. It operates in four segments: construction, development, hotels and investments. Operations in construction comprise building and engineering work. Development refers to property development. Operations in hotels comprise owning and operating of hotels. Investments refer to investment in properties and shares in quoted and unquoted equities. Its property development business operates in Singapore and Malaysia. The Company owns and operates deluxe hotels in Perth (Australia) and Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) under the in-house brand Duxton Hotel. Among its investment portfolio are office properties in Singapore, Malaysia and China. In December 2007, the Company announced the dissolution of its subsidiaries, Burnet Investments Pte Ltd, Everett Investment Pte Ltd and Condominium Pte Ltd.
- September 13, 2008 - Low Keng Huat's H1 profit up 36%2 LOW Keng Huat (Singapore)'s net profit rose 36 per cent year-on-year to $10.4 million for the first half ended July 31, 2008, on higher profit from associates and hotel operations.