Lan Kwai Fong Group: Building A Legacy of Luxury and Elegance in Real Estate
Running a successful family business can be a challenge. However, the more significant challenge is turning it into an eminent empire. Jonathan Zeman, CEO of Lan Kwai Fong Group joined the family business after graduating in 1998 and worked his way to lead the company that now strongly holds its stature in real estate, hospitality, and entertainment.
Based in Hong Kong the real estate company has established its uniqueness with its luxurious prime properties. Furthermore, Jonathan’s key role in the development of pristine projects such as California Tower, Andara Villas and Residences and Exquisite Aquella Resort in Thailand, and LKF Chengdu in Mainland China has been a gamechanger for Lan Kwai Fong (LKF) Group.
In the following interview, Jonathan talks about the company’s USPs and unique approach that has helped establish LKF Group in the global market as well as his views on how the global pandemic has impacted the real estate space.
Please brief our audience about Lan Kwai Fong Group, its USPs, and how the company is currently positioned as a leading player in the Real Estate market.
The Lan Kwai Fong Group is a group of companies focused on delivering premium and luxury products across our key areas namely real estate, hospitality, and entertainment.
Predominantly with businesses throughout Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, Thailand, and other parts of Asia, the LKF Group also acts as business partners, consultants, and advisors to many ongoing projects across Asia.
The LKF Group offers a unique USP of a deep understanding of the entertainment and lifestyle businesses across Asia, as well as acting as a bridge between Asian and Western cultures.
Given our history and strong brand name for more than 40 years from our humble beginnings in Hong Kong in the 1980s, the LKF Brand has become a highly visible and prominent name throughout Asia and Greater China, well known for our delivery of excellence, premium products, and outstanding experiences.
What other services does your company offer, and how are these making an impact on the industry and your clients?
The LKF Group offers property asset management services, architectural planning and design, development management, hospitality, and marketing services. Always aiming for first-class ensures that customers always have unique, high quality, and memorable experiences.
Being an experienced leader, share with us your opinion on what impact have the adoption of modern technologies had on the Real Estate niche and what more could be expected in the future?
Technology has been a big enabler of new business thinking in the real estate sector. From improved sustainability to a deeper understanding of customers and tenants, technology is the key to competing in the real estate world. LKF Group early on was an adopter of a digital strategy, including using people counting systems to better understand customer behavior.
Collection and analysis of data from various channels and storing it for future use in a ‘data lake’ has been an important part of this. Improved sustainability has come through the use of technology to better manage energy use in our properties.