Medium Cost Shop (Mcs) Balloting For New Property in Meridin East

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Candidate hoping to be lucky enough to be selected

Property group Mah Sing held a balloting event in Iskandar Puteri

A balloting event was held recently in Iskandar Puteri, Johor, by Mah Sing Group Bhd to decide on the fate of 50 1-floor medium cost shophouses that are located in Meridin East Phase 1, in Plentong, Johor Bahru, worth RM200,000 each.

In attendance were Haji Mohd Radzi bin Haji Mohd Amin – Head of Department, Office of Johor State Secretary, Housing Division, and Ng Jui Eian, Senior General Manager for Mah Sing Project Development.

Haji Mohd Radzi posing with some of the lucky candidates

The ballot was done using a new system to increase randomness in the selection of candidates. “I believe this system is the best at the moment, as before this, we used a merit system to determine who the candidates were. As many were not happy with it, we had decided to think of a better idea, and this was what we arrived at, “said Mohd Radzi.

In attendance were 177 candidates of different races hoping to score a lot. The breakdown of invited candidates was 66 Malays (54 in attendance), 128 Chinese (101 in attendance) and 22 Indians (22 in attendance). In addition to those selected, 3 others were selected for every ballot as a backup in case those that won their slot couldn’t follow through.

The size of each shophouse is 1200sqft and located at Phase 1 of Meridin East, Plentong, Johor Bahru.