- In 1935, Mrs Loke Yew established Associated Theatres Ltd as she had noticed a significant lacking of entertainment establishments for the community which allowed social interactions that a cinema offers and to provide a place for people to meet and be entertained
- By 1950s, Dato Loke Wan Tho had expanded his business to include film production
- Associated Theatre was renamed Cathay Organisation Pte Ltd in 1959
Cathay Organisation has long been an established house-hold name in Singapore. Founded in 1935 the company started most notably in the entertainment industry, owning cinemas across Singapore and Malaysia.
Over the last few decades, we have built a name for ourselves by cultivating unique lifestyle destinations and diversifying into asset management with the development of retail malls, commercial buildings and a hotel.
Having divested our interests in the entertainment sector in 2017, Cathay Organisation is committed to growing its iconic brand towards businesses that offer synergies in property management and lifestyle solutions. Our goal is to create long term intrinsic value by unlocking potential and positioning ourselves at the forefront of Singapore’s changing landscape.
• Asset and project management
• Real estate management
• Hotel management
• Investment holdings