Johor Government Abolishes KMK Quota

The Johor state government has abolished the Kuota Menegak Kerajaan or Political Quota scheme (KMK) in the state’s affordable housing application. State Rural Housing and Rural Development Committee Chairman Dzulkefly Ahmad said the Johor government abolished the KMK scheme following a lack of transparency in its implementation. The state government is committed to ensuring that affordable homes in Johor reach target groups especially young people who needs comfortable and affordable

Amari Johor Bahru Wins Green Medal Gold Award

Amari Johor Bahru was awarded the Green Mark Gold Award at the BCA (Building & Construction Authority) Awards 2018 in recognition of the development’s environmental design and sustainability best practices. Dennis Ng, Group Managing Director of UMLand was present to receive the prestigious award at the Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore. Also present was Amari Johor Bahru Executive Assistant Manager, Johann Ong. “We are indeed honoured to receive such a prestigious

Over 1800 Acres of Undeveloped Landbank under UMLand Group 1

UMLand is an award-winning Malaysian developer behind the successes of several residential townships and niche developments across the country. KK Wong, CEO cum Acting Group Director of UMLand Townships shared that the property outlook for 2018 is very positive. UMLand Seri Austin is currently focusing on its D’Lagoon residences as well as Aster2 Semi-detached houses. This year, to meet the current market demand of buyers, Seri Austin will be launching

Local Council Raised Funds for Charity 1

Johor Bahru City Council (MBJB) raised RM 1,052,500 from 78 sponsors during their 24th Anniversary celebration charity dinner. The funds will be channeled to the Raja Zarith Sofiah Foundation (YRZS), Yayasan Bandaraya Johor Bahru (YBJB) and Rumah Seri Kenangan Johor Bahru. YRZS would receive RM500,000, while YBJB and Rumah Seri Kenangan will each receive RM300,000 and RM100,000 respectively. The remaining RM100,000 would be channeled to selected organisations in stages. “The

Iskandar Halal Park Announces the Appointment of the New Chief Executive Officer

Iskandar Halal Park, Malaysia’s first premium integrated Halal Park, announces the appointment of Ahmad Lokman Ibrahim as its new Chief Executive Officer. He will spearhead the strategy and operations of the 350-acre international Halal Park that is set to complete by 2018, gearing towards a sustainable Global Halal Integrated Industrial Park. With more than 20 years of experiences in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), service industries and government linked companies,

Right here in Johor Bahru - AXN’s The Apartment: Passion for Design 4

The Apartment, which is the premier design competition show in all of Asia, is a highly addictive television series showcasing passionate amateurs who must brave razor-thin budgets and exacting time-frames to create stunning one-of-a-kind rooms in developments throughout South-East Asia – all under the watchful eyes of International Design Superstar and Principal Judge Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen. The show is back for the sixth season and this year features one of UMLand’s

Gogirou BBQ Meat Street Opens Its Doors at Zenith Lifestyle Centre 1

The Korean BBQ restaurant which boasts a sitting capacity of 90 pax spanning across 1,300 square feet with an additional 400 square feet alfresco dining area is located at Zenith Lifestyle Centre, which is part of UMLand’s latest integrated commercial development, Suasana Iskandar Malaysia. Set within a casually chic environment, Gogirou’s interior features the beauty of the historic Korean era with a contemporary look that will remind patrons of the

Seri Austin Walking Away With Best Green Initiative at SOBA 2017 1

UMLand Seri Austin has added another feather to its cap by clinching the Silver Award in Best Green Initiative Award (Above RM25mil category) in The Star Outstanding Business Award 2017 (SOBA) at the Connexion Nexus, Bangsar South City Kuala Lumpur. Seri Austin Township is recognised for its continuous ‘Green Living’ campaign for all of our residential development includes having a rainwater harvesting system for water efficiency, solar hot water system

Suasana Iskandar Malaysia, Another Game Changer in Town 3

The long awaited new integrated commercial development in town, Suasana Iskandar Malaysia developed by United Malayan Land Berhad (UMLand) has finally met its completion and is ready to open its doors by December this year. Nestled strategically in the bustling centre with close proximity to transportation hubs, Suasana Iskandar Malaysia comprises of a lifestyle hub, Zenith Lifestyle Centre, a 36-storey service residence; Suasana Iskandar Malaysia, and Amari Johor Bahru hotel

Sustain Green, Sustainable Township

The initiative of achieving Green Garden City by 2020 continues as UMLand’s Seri Alam Properties Sdn Bhd (SAP) planted another 1000 trees with joining hands from the town community in several different places. As part of the ‘Hutan Kita’ continuation last year, 30 Eugenia and Bucida trees were planted at Bandar Seri Alam Gravity Green, 200 trees in Vista Seri Alam, 200 more in Seri Alam Police District Headquarters, while