About Westlite Accommodation

Our Story

The heart of Westlite Accommodation is distilled into our logo. Shaped and inspired by roofs and the Chinese character for people 人, it has been the symbol of our commitment to providing quality housing that enhances our foreign worker residents’ wellbeing since 2011.

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Our Vision & Mission

Our Values

Our Brand Promise

Our Brand Pillars

Our Vision

To be the leading provider and first choice of quality integrated purpose-built workers accommodation.

Our Mission

To bring happiness to our residents by providing a secure, warm and caring, comfortable and convenient living community, delivered with the best service quality to our customers and partners.


We are committed to providing quality accommodation and thoughtful services to our customers and residents because we care that their wellbeing comes first.


We believe in building a collaborative team spirit and partnering local community leaders, agencies and government bodies to promote social cohesion with surrounding communities and external parties.


We treat every individual with consideration, dignity, and are sensitive and attentive to different needs arising from the diverse backgrounds, nationalities, religions, traditions and culture.


We believe in upholding firm principles, fairness and standards of integrity that demonstrate high levels of trust, honesty, and foster an open and communicative environment.


Our living community is a secure, warm, comfortable, convenient home-away-from-home that puts our residents’ wellbeing first, with thoughtfully designed apartments and comprehensive facilities and amenities. Our modern multi-facility, integrated accommodations in well-selected locations allow them to recharge and connect with their friends of the world.


We strive to provide a nurturing environment that enables our residents’ continuous learning through a variety of platforms, experiences and opportunities.


We put our hearts into creating wholesome and energised communities through events and activities that build community spirit.


We strive to deliver the best experiences in learning and recreational activities.


We design modern multi-facility integrated accommodations.


We endeavour to foster a vibrant and inclusive community spirit among residents, staff and the society.


We are committed to caring for physical, mental and social wellbeing of our residents.


Our accommodations are warm, clean, airy, well-maintained and convenient.


We envision a safe, secure living community with on-site and global security.

Our Milestones


In Jan 2023, the Group was awarded a JTC tender to develop and operate a new PBD on a 30-year land lease, through a joint venture in which Centurion holds 51%. This new PBD will be situated at Ubi Avenue 3 in the east of Singapore, a region with few PBDs, supported mainly by FCDs, and faces a shortage of quality bed supply. The expected development completion is in 2025, adding c. 1,650 beds

The Group secured an MOM management services contract to manage 5 Community Recovery Facilities in Singapore for a period of 6 months, extendable up to 12 months


Centurion Corporation announced a strategic partnership with KEZAD Communities, Abu Dhabi’s leading staff accommodation provider. The partnership was solidified with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on October 21, 2023 and serves as the foundation for a more extensive collaboration between Centurion and KEZAD Communities.

This partnership reflects Centurion’s and Westlite’s commitment to expanding its presence in the Middle Eastern accommodation market.


Completed Asset Enhancement Initiatives (“AEI”) at Westlite Senai, upgrading to apartment-style rooms and increasing capacity from 1,210 beds to 1,980 beds.


Centurion Corporation entered a sale and leaseback agreement with Malaysia’s public sector pension fund, Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) [KWAP], for two of the Group’s Malaysia Purpose-Built Workers Accommodation assets, namely, Westlite Bukit Minyak in Penang and Westlite Tampoi in Johor.

Under the terms of the sale and purchase agreements, the two properties will be acquired by KWAP for a consideration of RM 227.0 million (approximately S$65.2 million). On completion of the sale and purchase agreements, Centurion through its subsidiaries will enter into lease agreements with KWAP to leaseback the Properties for a period of 15 years.


The Group announced it has secured a 10-year management contract for a 2,196-bed PBWA, Westlite Cemerlang in Johor, which is expected to commence operations in 3Q 2023


Asset Enhancement Initiatives completed at Westlite Tebrau adding 688 beds


The management contracts for the 2 Onboard Centres in Singapore which the Group has been managing since Mar 2021, came to end of term after a 6-month extension. The group has returned the properties to the government.


Asset Enhancement Initiatives completed at Westlite Tampoi adding 1,214 beds


Management contracts for two Migrant Worker Onboarding Centres (“MWOCs”) in Singapore commenced.


The Group’s third QBD Westlite Jalan Tukang in Singapore commenced operations with approximately 3,420 beds.

First of two acquired blocks at Westlite Pasir Gudang, Johor completed retrofitting and commenced operations with approximately 420 beds.


Asset Enhancement Initiative (“AEI”) of Westlite Toh Guan in Singapore commenced in August, to redevelop one block.


The Group’s fourth QBD Westlite Tuas South Boulevard in Singapore with approximately 628 beds commenced operations.


Second acquired block (out of two blocks) at Westlite Pasir Gudang in Johor, Malaysia commenced operations with approximately 470 beds after retrofitting.

Added three blocks to Westlite Tampoi in Johor, Malaysia with approximately 2,000 beds (reduced from 3,600 beds to comply with Department of Labour of Peninsular Malaysia’s (“JTKSM”) requirement after completion of AEI).

Use of Lease Extension at Westlite Toh Guan

Westlite Accommodation received an in-principle agreement from the Singapore Land Authority for an extension for the use of the existing lease at Westlite Toh Guan as a purpose-built workers accommodation for 25 years, from September 2032 to November 2057.

Securing Management Contracts from JTC

Westlite Accommodation secured a management service contract from JTC Corporation to manage three Factory-Converted Dormitories (“FCD”) comprising approximately 4,000 beds, for a period of six months with the option of another six months’ extension.

This contract is a pure management contract and beds managed are not included as part of the portfolio.

Our First Quick Build Dormitories

Westlite Accommodation was awarded a second contract from JTC Corporation, to master lease and operate four new quick build dormitories (“QBDs”), which comprise approximately 6,368 beds, for a term of three years with an option to extend by an additional year.

With this second contract, Westlite Accommodation became amongst the first to lease and operate QBDs in Singapore, which are part of a national programme piloting new specifications for migrant workers’ care and pandemic management in purpose-built dormitories in Singapore.

Marking Our Entry into Selangor

Westlite Accommodation secured a master lease from Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Selangor (“PKNS”), also known as Selangor State Development Corporation, to operate a purpose-built workers accommodation comprising approximately 6,044 beds, in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. The lease for the ready-built property has commenced in December 2020, for a tenure of 21 years with option to extend for a further 9 years.

Established Presence in Second Malaysian City

Westlite Accommodation received the Certificate of Completion and Compliance for Westlite Bukit Minyak, its first Purpose-Built Worker’s Accommodation (PBWA) in Penang. The 6,600-bed development is Penang’s first PBWA and increased Centurion’s portfolio of properties in Malaysia to seven.

20-year Solar Panel Agreement with Sunseap

Under the agreement, Sunseap installed solar panel systems on ASPRI-Westlite Papan workers dormitory in Singapore. This not only lowered the cost of operations but also helped reduce the dormitory’s carbon footprint by a third.

Further Expanding our Malaysian Portfolio

Westlite Accommodation began development of three additional dormitory blocks on a parcel of land adjoining Westlite Tampoi in Johor. This project, named Tampoi II, is expected to complete in 3Q 2020 and will add approximately 3,600 beds to Westlite Accommodation’s Malaysian portfolio.

Enhancing our Singapore Portfolio

Westlite Accommodation secured a 10-year lease, with an option to renew for another five years, for Westlite Juniper adding approximately 1,900 beds.

Developing a First in Singapore

Westlite Accommodation opened our biggest development yet at ASPRI-Westlite Papan, Singapore, a first-of-its-kind, 7,900 bed development in Singapore that advocates a “Live, Learn and Play” environment, comprising of a purpose-built workers accommodation as well as the Association of Process Industry (“ASPRI”) training centre to cater to the housing and training needs of workers.

Recognition from Ministry of Manpower

Westlite Woodlands won the Dormitory Awards 2018 under the Foreign Employees Dormitories Act regulated category. Organised by the Ministry of Manpower with the Dormitory Association of Singapore Ltd and the Migrant Workers’ Centre, the award recognises dormitory operators which exceed basic housing standards and adopt good dormitory management practices to enhance the quality of life for foreign worker residents.

Winning Project Greenback 2.0 Gold Partner Award

Westlite Accommodation was awarded the Project Greenback 2.0 Johor Bahru Gold Partner Award (2015-2016) by the Bank Negara Malaysia and the World Bank.

Expanding our Footprint in Malaysia

Westlite Senai II in Johor, Malaysia, began operations. In the same year, we successfully topped out ASPRI-Westlite Papan, Singapore.

Laying the Groundwork

Together with Lian Beng and the Association of Process Industry (“ASPRI”), we broke ground at the upcoming integrated worker accommodation and training site at ASPRI-Westlite Papan, Singapore. In the same year, we also achieved topping out status for Westlite Woodlands, Singapore.

A Banner Year

Accelerating our expansion, we opened Westlite Johor Technology Park in Johor, Malaysia, Westlite Mandai in Singapore, as well as completed construction of a new block at Westlite Toh Guan in Singapore. We also announced a joint development with Lian Beng and ASPRI that will become ASPRI-Westlite Papan. Over in Penang, Malaysia, we acquired land at Bukit Minyak and won an open tender for another plot at Juru.

Enlarging our Portfolio

Westlite Accommodation acquired two additional blocks of dormitories at Pasir Gudang in Johor, Malaysia. In the same year, we commenced operations at Westlite Senai, Johor, Malaysia. In Singapore, we successfully won the tender of a piece of Jurong Town Corporation (“JTC”) land that will become Westlite Woodlands.

Our First Presence in Malaysia

With the acquisition of a property each at Tebrau and Cemerlang, as well as two blocks of dormitories at Pasir Gudang in Johor, Westlite Accommodation made our entry into Malaysia. Additionally, we acquired land plot in Senai and in Tampoi Industrial Park, Johor, Malaysia. In Singapore, we continued our expansion by acquiring Westlite Tuas.

Modest Beginnings

Westlite Accommodation began its journey with its first 5,300 bed asset at Toh Guan, Singapore. In the same year, we also acquired a piece of land at Johor Technology Park, Malaysia.

Housing Foreign and Migrant Workers from Various Industries

With strong occupancy rates and more than 1,084 customers in Singapore and Malaysia from MNCs to smaller corporations, Westlite Accommodation has helped companies from diverse industries settle their foreign and migrant workers into our dormitories. Speak to us to learn more about our purpose-built workers accommodation solution.

  • Construction
  • Oil & Gas
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine
  • Service
  • Engineering
  • Others
Westlite Accommodation’s Unique Offerings:

Thoughtful, 24/7 onsite management services and security to protect our foreign and migrant workers residents

Comprehensive amenities and facilities within each room and in communal areas

An active calendar of events to engage our residents and integrate them with the community

Be a Part of a Business with a Heart

If you are passionate about people, then join us in our mission to bring happiness to our residents and in delivering the best service quality to our customers and partners. 


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