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Our Mission.

To provide our clients and partners with our valued in-depth information, our strong high-profile networks and our practical expertise and experience to grow their successful real estate business in Vietnam for project investments & developments of housing / apartment / township / office / industrial park / factory / logistics / infrastructure / shopping / hotel & resort / etc.

Our History.

From 2001, our key founders and leaders developed the Dai Beach Project of over 500ha on Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province, Vietnam, which is now Vinpearl Phu Quoc and Starbay Complex. We had to be involved in all the processes from A - Z of this large scale real estate complex development:

  1. Site Surveying Process

  2. Market Research

  3. Local & Central Govt. Lobbying & Negotiation Process

  4. Master & Detailed Planning & Designing Process

  5. Feasibility Study Process

  6. Legal Approval Process

  7. Land Resettlement & Compensation Process

  8. Land Use Right Fee Decision Process

  9. Land Use Right Assignment Process

  10. Investment Approval Process

  11. Financial Structuring Process

  12. Fund Raising Process

  13. Risk Management Control

  14. 3rd Party Negotiation & Selection Process

  15. etc...

Besides this project, we have been also involved in other projects. So we do understand how challenging it is to get all the above hard works done! That is why we established SaoKhue Investment & Trade Promotion (SaoKhue) and our real estate communities to help local and foreign developers and investors in the real estate industry in Vietnam.

Our Clientele.

We have been assisting hundreds of local and foreign developers and investors and also Vietnamese local & central authorities, of which include: Starbay Holdings, Vingroup, CC1, Vinaconex, Idico, DIC, Becamex, C.T Group, Phuc Khang, Sacomreal / TTC Land, Duc Khai, Haseko Corp, Taisei Corp., Sumitomo Corp., Mitsubishi Corp., Kobelco Eco Solution, JICA, Hanoi City, HCMC, Kien Giang Province, Ninh Thuan Province, Binh Thuan Province, Bac Ninh Province, Hai Phong City, Quang Ninh Province, Da Nang City, Thua Thien Hue Province, Can Tho City, Ba Ria Vung Tau Province, Dong Nai Province, Binh Duong Province, Kobe City, etc...

Our Phylosophy.

Real estate industry in Vietnam is complicated and risky with a lot of untransparent & unclear information. However, we pursue clean, transparent, trustworthy and professional practices.


Vinpearl Phu Quoc


Starbay Crowne Plaza

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Diamond Lotus Riverside, Dist.8, HCMC.

A green apartment project successfully developed with our assistance


Golden Dragon Award 2008.

We won Golden Dragon Award in 2008 for the best ecological real estate development project in Vietnam for our Dai Beach project (Starbay Holdings Ltd.) which is now Vinpearl Phuquoc and Starbay.

Winners of the annual Golden Dragon Awards were selected based on votes by readers of Vietnam Economic Times and the organising board under stringent criteria. The board consists of leaders from key public agencies such as the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Trade, the Ministry of Finance, the State Bank of Vietnam, the Union of Vietnam Scientific and Technological Associations and Vietnam Economic Times.

Vietnam Economic Times magazine is one of the country’s leading economic publications. Launched in 1992, it now has four different versions publishing in Europe, Asia and America. All versions poll their readers annually to select the best companies from 10 industries.

The Golden Dragon Award acknowledges efficient production activities, respect for business ethics and remarkable contributions to the national economy.

SaoKhue and its directors, associations have also received many various prestigious awards from many local provincial and central governemnt authorities and organizations for their great contributions to the country.

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Mr. Than Thanh Vu - Founder and Chairman of SaoKhue on the right and his partner Mr. Martin H. Kaye

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From right: Mr. Than Thanh Vu, Dr. Phan Huu Thang - then General Director of Foriegn Investment Authority (FIA), Ministry of Planning & Investment (MPI), and Mr. Vu's partners.

Our Key Team.


We collaborate closely with the below organizations

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