Since our humble beginnings in 1995, as a very small real estate venture with just four members of staff, within the past 20 years, we have made our vision of continues growth and non-stop improvement a tangible reality. Despite all odds and the many challenges that have come our way, we have continued on our journey to achieve our goals. Today, it gives me great pride to state that we have grown to become the largest and most reputed real estate company in Sri Lanka.
Our success over the years has been guided by our far sighted, strategic vision and our single minded commitment towards professionalism. Our long term vision has ensured a clear growth path to guide the company throughout the years, and into the future. Our commitment to the highest standard of professional ethics and industry best practices in all our dealings, has sealed our reputation for unparallel professionalism within the local real estate sector. We have also ensured compliance with all relevant legislation in all our activities. Our professional service standards, coupled with a strong customer focus, have created an unrivalled competitive advantage that has been the key to our success.
However, we will not be resting on our laurels. We have already set our sights on achieving a turnover target of Rs 25 billion by 2020 and positioning Prime Lands among highest corporate echelons rewarding 25 companies in Sri Lanka. Our ultimate objective is to become a company of international standard, offering the highest quality of services to our clientele. In this journey, we are committed to bring the best value to all our stakeholders, ensuring their satisfaction in parallel to our growth.
Standing tall in the real estate sector of Sri Lanka, Prime Lands has been built on the sustainable foundation of professionalism and foresight. Our greatest champions in this journey have been our dedicated employees who have helped drive the company to its present heights.
Over the years we have built an unmatched body of professionals within our precincts equipped with the technical skills, qualifications and experience to provide the best services in our business sector. We are proud to state that our loyal employees have been with us since inception and we enjoy one of the highest employee retention rates in the industry, despite the growing competition.
Our Employee Code of Ethics ensures the highest standard of professional services for our customers. To ensure the best service standards, we also invest in continuous training and development for our employees, which has allowed for the personal growth and development of our employees, together with the company. The strong bonds of friendship and loyalty that have been inculcated within the work environment facilitate team work that gives results above and beyond the industry average, for our customers.
Looking towards the future, we are committed to continue our investments in our employees to develop their skills and talents, in order to achieve our vision of becoming an international standard company. In this journey, we will not overlookour promise to our customers and we remain committed to delight our customers in all dealings.
Hene Kankanamge Sandamini Rukmal Perera