The Colombo Port City project was said to be the largest Foreign Direct Investment in Sri Lanka in recent history. The purpose of the Port City is to be an alternative to the highly congested and unplanned City of Colombo. The city will be constructed in a 269-hectare reclaimed land area.
It is advertised as an iconic business district having shopping hotels,apartments, recreation areas, water sports areas, a mini golf course, and a luxury yacht marina. The Port City project inventor is the China Communication Construction Company Ltd (CCCC)