[Words & Phrases]
high-rise residential: 高層住宅の
skim through: ざっと見る
yes and yes はい、そして、はい (2つの項目に一度に答えるときの言い方)
tie up: 提携する、連携する
it’s still early days: まだ初期の段階である
one-on-one meeting: 個別のミーティング
get the hang of it: コツをつかむ
Lucy: Singapore branch has been involved in real estate development in southeast Asia from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur. Our latest project is a mixed used high rise residential and commercial complex in Jakarta.
Takashi: That’s attractive! I briefly looked over the project outline you sent me. Am I right in understanding this is the largest investment for the entire ABC group? I don’t know much about local developers, they seem to have good track records.
Lucy: Yes, and yes. In Southeast Asia, it’s all about working with great developers. It’s still in the early stage, but once the project is going forward, I would like you to come to Jakarta and join the presentation for the press release and the one-on-one meeting with local estate agents.
Takashi: Is it a joint presentation?
Lucy: Don’t worry. It’s not a big presentation in front of a large audience. You will get the hang of it as you go along.
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