Imagine a lush, high-end mixed-use enclave near the waterfront, where residents can work, play, and learn at their convenience. Empire City is a luxury waterfront development within the Thu Thiem New Urban Area of District 2, Ho Chi Minh City. Designed as a city-within-a-city, Empire City features premier apartments, a world-class hotel, shopping mall as well as a range of offices and shophouses.

Jointly developed by Keppel Land, two local Vietnamese companies, Tien Phuoc Real Estate Joint Company and Tran Thai Real Estate Co. Ltd, as well as Hong Kong-based real estate private equity fund Gaw Capital Partners, Empire City offers the best in luxury waterfront living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s largest city.

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Artist's impression of Empire City in Thu Thiem

Empire City is one of the largest developments in the Thu Thiem New Urban Area. Spanning 14.6 hectares, it will comprise premium residential apartments, office and retail properties as well as an 86-storey integrated mixed-use tower complex, which is slated to redefine the city’s skyline with its landmark architecture. This creates a unique environment with common areas and an abundance of shared amenities for residents.

Linden Residences will be the first condominium to be completed, with 510 exclusive units which will be ready by 2020. Empire City residences are freehold for Vietnamese citizens. Foreigners can purchase units on a 50-year lease which is extendable by law. 

Discover a vibrant new side of Ho Chi Minh City

Empire City is at the heart of Thu Thiem New Urban Area. This is slated to be the “new district 1.2” of Ho Chi Minh City: a financial and commercial hub located just across the Saigon River from District 1. Thu Thiem enjoys seamless connectivity to established urban areas in District 2 & District 7, the Saigon Hi-Tech Park, the upcoming Rach Chiec Sports Complex, as well as other provinces in the Southern Key Economic Zone.  The development is also adjacent to many reputable international schools in the surrounding areas. 

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Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City

Empire City is strategically located right next to the Central Business District, and just a seven-minute drive from the Ben Thanh Market. A network of bridges connects Thu Thiem across the rivers, creating a private enclave within this bustling urban hub. 

Residents can also look forward a host of recreational and leisure activities available within the development, including a gym, playground, event pavilions, and hundreds of retail and dining options.                

Rise with the tide of the Saigon River

Thu Thiem New Urban Area will be the nexus of multiple districts, and will become the new financial hub of Ho Chi Minh City. Due to its strategic location, expect ample rental demand and potential gains for your investment. Be in the heart of the new Central Business District, and open your door to a world of exciting possibilities.

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