Frontier Industrial Park Adopts the GGR Concept

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Kevin Woon (centre) showing Jimmy Puah the locations of various types of factories located in Frontier Industrial Park. Looking on is Haji Miswan Yunus, General Manager of Johor State Investment Centre

Frontier Industrial Park is a 136 acre Gated, Guarded and Green industrial park in Desa Cemerlang, Johor Bahru. The park is broadband-ready and has a vibrant central park for recreational activities making it a one-of-a-kind offering in Johor. With this innovation, Frontier Industrial Park was named the “Five-Star Winner” as Best in Malaysia for Industrial Development.

“Industrial parks in Johor should incorporate the Gated, Guarded and Regulated (GGR) concept in order to attract investors,” said Jimmy Puah Wee Tse, Johor State International Trade, Investment and Utilities Committee Chairman.He said most prospective foreign investors want to see an industrial park with modern amenities such as water and electricity supply as well as internet. Industrial parks should not only provide a conducive working environment and accommodation for the workers but also good recreational facilities, he told reporters after a working visit to Frontier Industrial Park in Ulu Tiram.

Developer WB Land Sdb Bhd (WB Land) has a unique end-to-end design-and-build offering called “Build-To-Suit” that offers industrialist practical solutions customised to their requirements.

Strategically located within Iskandar Malaysia, Frontier provides easy access to Johor Port, Woodlands Checkpoint, and Senai Airport, which are within half an hour of traveling time.

Frontier Industrial Park is being developed in 3 phases. Currently, phase 2 comprises of 76 semi-detached and built-to-suit detached factories.
The central park is built to cater for group outdoor events with a seating capacity of 800.

The park acts as a recreational facility which includes an amphitheatre, plaza, outdoor gym and a multipurpose court.

Puah also mentioned, parks that incorporate the GGR concept include i-Park @ Senai Airport City, Eco Business Park by Ecoworld and Frontier Industrial Park.