Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Urban Village Phase 2: Where innovative living comes alive

Urban Village Phase 2: Where innovative living comes alive

Content image - Phnom Penh Post
Urban Village Phase 2 sales grand opening ceremony was a successful event.

Urban Village Phase 2: Where innovative living comes alive

The Urban Village mixed development project has commenced its Phase 2 sales on October 2 in a grand opening ceremony.

Comprising affordable residential units, luxurious homes and a commercial complex, Urban Village Phase 2 has a built-up area of 760,000 square metre (sqm).

It is a community-focused development strategically located between Hun Sen Blvd and National Road 2, within an area of rapid development in the city.

Urban Village Phase 2 is currently the most affordable project along Hun Sen Boulevard, where the price for residential units starts from $1,700 per square metre (sqm). Homebuyers are offered a 70 per cent loan with a flexible payment term of 25 years.

The award-winning Urban Village Phase 1, which has a total of 828 residential units, is completed and all of the units were sold out in just nine months.

Currently, Phase 2 of the project is open for sales. Out of over 800 units, 400 units have been sold and this is an indication of people’s confidence in the potential of Urban Village.

The project has also received multiple award recognitions.

In May, Urban Village became the only condominium project in Cambodia to win five awards in a row.

It was awarded The Best Condo Development (Cambodia), The Best Condo Development (Phnom Penh), The Best Condo Landscape Architectural Design, The Best Condo Architectural Design and Best Condo Interior Design by the well-known Singapore-based Asia Property Guru portal.

Content image - Phnom Penh Post
Egg breaking ceremony at Urban village phase 2 sales grand opening.

“We are an international company but we are very end-user focused. We want to create real community living ... that’s our key point. Our theme is ‘Live, Work and Play’,” said Catherine Chan and Ben Li, the executive directors of the Urban Hub.

Overseas Property Alliance co-founders Nelson Li and Henry Cheung, chairman Johnny Chan, share the same view.

They said that Urban Village has a very unique overall concept, and other than the residential aspect it includes an innovative work environment, such as economic measurement and quality (EMQ), as well as being an avenue for start-ups.

Phase 2 comprises of four 51-storey buildings. There are 1,700 units that range from 48 sqm to 107 sqm on offer. The completion date has been set for December 2022. The first four floors are allocated for retail facilities and parking spaces, while the fifth to 51st floor houses condominium units and a loft.

In terms of security, the premises are equipped with advanced security systems monitored 24/7 to ensure residents’ safety.

Designed as a place to rest, relax and interact with others, 45 per cent of the project’s total built-up area has been reserved as green spaces. This makes socialising and spending time within the community easy and relaxing.

Colors Asia Co Ltd director and general manager Takatoshi Kojima told the Post at the sales opening ceremony that Urban Village Phase 2 is a great property project.

Content image - Phnom Penh Post
Ben Li addressing the distinguished guests at the event.

He is very confident that it will attract a lot of Japanese investors and home buyers because of its design where u have the options of studio or choosing between a unit with one, two or three bedrooms.

The most exciting part of the project is the vibrant, creative hub called “Factory Phnom Penh” which is located adjacent to the condominium project.

“It’s the largest creative hub in Southeast Asia and has the largest co-working space in Cambodia. Besides, it also has the largest art gallery and the first trampoline park in the Kingdom apart from having the country’s first German hand-crafted beer too,” says Chan and Li.

The Factory houses offices, a Montessori preschool, an event space, a banquet hall, Brazilian gym, cafeteria, restaurant, pop up stores, sports facilities, retail outlets, photo studio, kid’s playground, tech and creative hub, skateboard park, soccer field, and library among others.

“International organisations such as the United Nations, European Chambers of Commerce, Toyota, Smart, H&M, Maybank Cambodia have been hosting their event here too,” said Chan and Li.

Recently, Cambodian football star Prak Mony Udom was appointed as the brand ambassador for Urban Village.

Chan says she admires Mony Udom’s talent because his ambition to achieve his dream is the same as hers to strengthen the potential of Urban Village in Cambodia.

“I see that we have the same aspirations, and Mony Udom is one footballer with the ambition to achieve his success. The Urban Village project was inspired by the need to fulfil people’s dreams, so we must work together to achieve common goals,” she said.

In essence, Urban Village strives to create a comfortable, peaceful and secure environment for its residents.

Content image - Phnom Penh Post
The spectacular view from Urban Village condominium.

Content image - Phnom Penh Post
Phase 2 of the mixed development project is now open for sales.


  • Ministry mulls ASEAN+3 travel bubble

    The Ministry of Tourism plans to launch a travel bubble allowing transit between Cambodia and 12 other regional countries in a bid to resuscitate the tourism sector amid crushing impact of the ongoing spread of Covid-19, Ministry of Tourism spokesman Top Sopheak told The Post on

  • Courts’ decisions now published as reference source

    The Ministry of Justice has published 44 verdicts from civil litigation cases which can be used as models for court precedents and for study by the public and those who work in pertinent fields. Publication of the verdicts on December 31 came as the result of joint

  • ‘Kingdom one of safest to visit in Covid-19 era’

    The Ministry of Tourism on January 12 proclaimed Cambodia as one of the safest countries to visit in light of the Kingdom having been ranked number one in the world by the Senegalese Economic Prospective Bureau for its success in handling the Covid-19 pandemic. In rankings

  • Quarantine site in north Phnom Penh inaugurated

    A four-building quarantine centre in Phnom Penh’s Prek Pnov district was formally inaugurated on January 6. The centre can house up to 500 people, according to Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng. At the inauguration ceremony, Sreng said the municipal hall had cooperated with the Ministry

  • China firm to develop Mondulkiri airport

    Tourism to the Kingdom’s northeast corridor could experience a remarkable metamorphosis after the government decided in principle of a Chinese company to study and develop a proposal to build a regional-level airport in Mondulkiri province, according to industry insiders. The Council of Ministers said

  • More than 5K workers rush from Thailand amid outbreak

    Following the recent outbreak of Covid-19 in Thailand’s Samut Sakhon province, Cambodian migrants working in Thailand were gripped by worry over the situation and many rushed to return to their homeland. Over the past 10 days, more than 5,000 migrant workers have returned from Thailand through