Canopy Sands Development

Established in 2019, Canopy Sands Development Co., Ltd. (“Canopy Sands”) is a master community developer that is headquartered in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Led by a diverse Pan-Asian team of highly experienced professionals with a deep understanding of the local landscape.


We are dedicated to enhancing living experiences, acting as innovators and thought leaders. We defy norms to create positive economic and social impacts. Our vision of ‘Pioneering Tomorrow’s Communities’ fosters lasting prosperity and redefines sustainable development.


Our mission is to sculpt timeless architectural masterpieces that resonate with the pulse of local communities. We’re investing in a tapestry of long-term growth, fostering a legacy of value and success that transcends the ordinary.

Core Value

The heart of our operations, work, and relationships at Canopy Sands Development is guided by our core values – integrity, accountability, excellence, loyalty, innovation, service, and stewardship. These principles form the bedrock of our organizational ethos and practice.

Corporate Milestones

Aug 8, 2019

Establishment of Canopy Sands Development

Founded on August 8, 2019, Canopy Sands Development is the visionary force behind the ambitious 934-hectare Bay of Lights Project, setting a new standard for large-scale developments.

Feb 7, 2021

Canopy Sands Development Approved the Master Plan for Bay of Lights

The master plan for the Bay of Lights, a USD 16 billion project covering 934 hectares, has been approved, with Surbana Jurong, a Singaporean state-owned enterprise consultancy firm, at the helm of masterplanning.

Dec 20, 2022

Bay of Lights Breaks Ground

Marking a significant milestone, the groundbreaking of the 934-hectare Bay of Lights project was presided over by His Excellency Kuoch Chamroeun, the Provincial Governor of Preah Sihanouk, signaling the start of its first development phase

Nov 10, 2023

First National Sailing Federation Completed

The inauguration of the Cambodia Sailing Federation's National Sailing Center marks a major step forward in the development and education of sailing in Cambodia, serving as a premier training site for sailors, technical officers, and national and international judges.

Nov 23, 2023

Grand Opening of Its First Secondary Development

The grand opening of the Summer Bay Beach Club & Cabins by Preference introduces a unique waterfront experience with a beach club and 60-key cabins, enhancing the region's appeal as a leisure destination.

Dec 29, 2023

Bay 19, 18+1 Hole Golf Course Breaks Ground

Construction has begun on the Bay 19 Golf Course, an 18+1 hole course meeting USGA standards, designed by the renowned Greg Norman Golf Course Design, highlighting a premium waterfront golfing experience.