July 31, 2014 by Melvin
NEW investments in Iskandar Malaysia more than doubled in the second quarter compared with the first three months of the year as the zone’s boom continues to roar along.
The region recorded RM9.72 billion (S$3.8 billion) in new investment in the three months to June 30, bringing the year’s total so far to RM14.56 billion.
That half-year total is on track to equal or surpass last year’s investment figure of RM25.33 billion.
July 24, 2014 by Melvin
PETALING JAYA: Sunway Iskandar has sold all its 167 Citrine office suites at the Lakeview precinct in Iskandar Malaysia.
“We are very encouraged with the strong response to our first launch as our buyers liked our approach in providing a holistic range of products to create a community within The Lakeview precinct to live, learn, work, shop and play,” Sunway Bhd joint managing director of property development division for Malaysia and Singapore, Sarena Cheah, said in a statement.
July 11, 2014 by Melvin
Recent news about mega developments in Johor’s Iskandar region has investors asking: Will there be an oversupply of homes? Perhaps. But no one knows for sure because no good data exists.
It has been touted as an affordable real estate investment destination in an up-and-coming market, an attractive alternative to Singapore’s pricey housing scene.
But property buyers in Iskandar are now facing two big investor problems: a potential oversupply of homes and an inadequate supply of property data.
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July 2, 2014 by Melvin
Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) has entered into a deal with UEM Sunrise Bhd and Iskandar Investment Bhd (IIB) to form a joint venture (JV) company that will offer and operate smart services in Nusajaya, Johor.
TM will hold a controlling stake of 51% in the JV at a cost of RM31 million.
Khazanah Nasional Bhd is the major shareholder of UEM Sunrise via its wholly owned subsidiary, UEM Group Bhd, as well as being the major shareholder of TM and IIB, and Khazanah is deemed to be interested in the proposed JV.
July 2, 2014 by Melvin
JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia and MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru, the second DoubleTree by Hilton branded hotel in Malaysia. Conveniently located in the heart of the up-and-coming Iskandar Region, within Johor Bahru’s Central Business District, the hotel offers ample options for business and leisure guests seeking an upscale, full-service hotel offering and the award-winning service experience for which the DoubleTree by Hilton brand is known.