Having a total asset of 20 billion dollars with over 50 years in service, UOL is undeniably one of the leading property developer companies in Singapore. Founded in 1963, the company aims to become a robust property and hospitality group dedicated to creating value and shaping the future by driving inspirations and fulfilling aspirations.
Being true to their vision, they’re currently holding a successful diversified portfolio of investment properties, hotel, and serviced suites in Asia, Oceania, Europe, and North America. With the help of their subsidiary, Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited (PPHG), they were able to own and operate 30 resorts, hotels, and serviced suites under the three famous brands of “Pan Pacific”, PARKROYAL COLLECTION, and PARKROYAL. United Industrial Corporation Limited, another subsidiary of UOL, owns an extensive list of prime hotels and commercial assets in Singapore. They also manage apartments, office buildings, and other retail properties in Singapore and Asia Pacific Region.
The success that they currently possess comes from staying intact with their core values, such as Driving through Passion, Defining through Innovation, Propelling through Enterprise, Being Responsible through Corporate Social Responsibility, and Leading through their asset, People, thus creating long-term values for their stakeholders.
Awards and Recognition
Spearheaded by CEO Gwee Lian Kheng, UOL won several prestigious awards in 2020 some of those are Top Developer in EdgeProp Singapore Excellence Award 2020, Green Mark Champion Award in BCA Green Mark Awards 2020, Top 32 of Top 100 Singapore Brands 2020 by Brand Finance, Winner, Leading Airport Hotel (Oceania) in World Travel Awards 2020, and Champion of Good Award in Champion of Good 2020. They also received lots of special recognitions in the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Singapore) in 2020. Their commitment to quality and excellence to architecture all throughout the years has also garnered them commendable architectural prizes.
Revenue and Growth
Dedicated to delivering excellence in their product and quality services in all of their business ventures, UOL manages to achieve total revenue of 2.28 billion dollars with more than 1 billion dollars in gross profit during 2019 making them a world-class competitor in the hotel and property development industry.
Given the fact that UOL won various awards all throughout its existence is strong proof that they are producing the best quality facilities. They are mindful of guest’s needs such as equipment for the elderly and people with disabilities. They are also exploring different strategies in preserving cultural heritage by integrating environment-friendly features.
Guest Satisfaction is an important recipe in maintaining its recognized top-notch services. Guest’s feedback is aggregated on a real-time basis to have a timely and proper response to the needs of the guests.
Recognizing that their business forms an integral role in the environment, their commitment is to conserve and protect their operational environment. They demonstrate it through their policies and management systems. They have shown their dedication not only by complying with the environmental government policies but also by promoting environmental awareness to the workers, employees, and even guests. Through their “Think Green” initiative, different reminders on energy and water conservation are displayed, thus encouraging everyone to save our environment.
UOL values the community, as their platform to give back to society, employees are encouraged to join staff volunteerism. They supported certain beneficiaries like Riding for the Disabled Association Singapore, Care Corner Student Care Centre, and Very Special Arts Singapore (VSA)