RM42 million Capital Injection for Iskandar Malaysia

Iskandar Malaysia Regional Authority (IRDA) recently announced an RM42 million capital injection for the development of entrepreneurs and human capital in the Iskandar region. Under the new budget, RM35 million are new allocations where RM20 million will be allocated for the Iskandar Malaysia Professional Fund (IMProF) and the remaining RM15 million for the Bumiputera Entrepreneur Development Fund (DPUB). Aimed to strengthen small businesses and industries in various sectors in the

Spring and Summer Come Together

Eco World Development Group Bhd (EcoWorld) has strategically built two residential townships aptly named Eco Spring and Eco Summer and a commercial space called Eco Palladium at the heart of Iskandar Malaysia in the Tebrau Corridor. Facilities such as medical centres, supermarkets, hypermarkets, international schools, transportation hubs, tertiary education institutions, are conveniently made available. Eco Spring EcoWorld’s Eco Spring Township in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor is an integrated development of combined

‘Lifeline’ Won IM Shorties 2016/17 1

The inaugural Iskandar Malaysia Shorties 2016/17 award which received 39 submissions has crowned ‘Lifeline’ by a Kuala Lumpur boy, Michael Lourdes as the Grand Winner and Best Short Film for the Open Category at a ceremony in Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios. “My friend and I had the idea kicking since we were college mates 5 years ago but it took a bit of time to produce it due to lack

Iskandar Malaysia Reached the Second Tipping Point of its Development

Despite attracting businesses and house hunters, Iskandar Malaysia is still plagued by oversupply of homes reported The Straits Times, Singapore. International Property Advisor Chief Executive Officer Ku Swee Yong said the region had placed “the cart before the horse”. “People need an economic or social reason to be there, such as family or jobs. When you create a new township with no shared history and no sense of community, and

Iskandar Malaysia Attracting EU investment

The Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) recently hosted representatives of the European Union (EU) on a trade mission to Johor. Led by Maria Castillo-Fernandez, Ambassador and Head of the EU Delegation to Malaysia, she was joined by 11 other EU Ambassadors in Malaysia. Focusing on trade and investment as well as cultural exchanges, the three-day mission provided an open platform for dialogue and cooperation between the EU and the state.

Senai is the New BMW Parts Distribution Home 1

As Iskandar Malaysia is leading towards advanced development in phases, BMW Group Malaysia jumped in the bandwagon and launched its Regional Parts Distribution Centre here at Senai which will support 23 countries in the Asia Pacific region. “This new facility does not only reflect on the Group’s commitment to boost the regional competitiveness of our nation but is providing greater employment opportunities and businesses for Malaysians. So far, they have

Great Accessibility at Melia Residences Phase Three

Relish lakeside living at its best at Melia Residences, Iskandar Puteri. Located in the heart of Gerbang Nusajaya, the gateway to Iskandar Malaysia, it boasts a serene environment, great accessibility with gated and guarded security. Following the encouraging response for phase one and two, UEM Sunrise, the master developer of Iskandar Puteri recently launched the third phase of Melia Residences at Mall of Medini. Featuring low density living at eight

Mah Sing Unveils More Projects in Johor

In line with Mah Sing Group Berhad’s brand transformation, the Group officially launched its Southern corporate office together with the unveiling of their new products; Dandelion and Fern 2-storey link homes and new tower of [email protected] Bayvue. Witnessed by the Secretary of Johor Bahru City Council (MBJB), Tuan Sidek Paiman and Chief Executive Officer of Mah Sing Group, Datuk Ho Hon Sang, the Group’s corporate office is housed at Austin

“Building Cities, Enriching Communities”

Themed “Building Cities, Enriching Communities”, the forum organised by ASLI and FGBMF provided a platform for the business community to engage while sharing key updates on Iskandar Malaysia. The Iskandarian was the event’s media partner. Around 250 participants attended the forum which was officiated by Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), on behalf of Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin. ASLI CEO Tan