UMLand Launches Completed Suasana Iskandar Malaysia Mixed-Use Development That Aims To Transform Johor Bahru City Centre

Johor Bahru, 5 August 2018 – United Malayan Land Bhd (UMLand), a leading and award-winning property developer for over 20 years, officially launched Suasana Iskandar Malaysia (Suasana IM) today.

As the latest landmark of Johor Bahru city and located right at the heart of the city centre, Suasana IM, an iconic mixed-use development with residential, hotel, and lifestyle components, is an integral part of the city’s progress as a modern, vibrant, and culturally-rich city in line with the state government’s Johor Bahru Transformation (JBT) Programme.

Suasana IM features the first 5-star Amari Hotel in Malaysia, offering the finest in Thai hospitality with its 242 rooms, Breeze Spa, the Amaya Food Gallery and creative meeting values.

The residential component of Suasana IM is the 35-storey Suasana Iskandar JB serviced apartment tower which comprises freehold luxury homes featuring the latest in smart home technology in partnership with Samsung Malaysia Electronics. Managed serviced apartment units are operated by Suasana Suites which provide warm Malaysian hospitality and a sophisticated rooftop café serving local cuisine with a panoramic view.

Zenith Lifestyle Centre, situated in the podium of Suasana IM, is the first lifestyle hub in Johor Bahru city centre which showcases curated international retail, F&B, and entertainment experiences right on the new landscaped streetscape of Jalan Wong Ah Fook.

In addition to being centrally located along Jalan Wong Ah Fook, Suasana IM is situated next to Sungai Segget, which is undergoing a revitalisation project carried out by the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) in line with the JBT programme. The recent beautification project for Sungai Segget which added a scenic pedestrian walkway has also enabled the area to become a popular spot for cultural and family recreational activities.

Suasana IM is also within short walking distance from JB Sentral, which houses northbound and southbound trains; the CIQ at the causeway to Singapore; the 5-minute Tebrau Shuttle train to Singapore, and the upcoming game-changing Rapid Transit System at Bukit Chagar which will enable mass volume commuting between Johor Bahru and Singapore. The overall convenience coupled with a vibrant atmosphere and plethora of services and facilities provided by Suasana IM as a new iconic enhancement to the Johor Bahru cityscape will help grow Johor’s tourism outlook.

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About United Malayan Land Bhd (UMLand)

UMLand is the award-winning Malaysian developer behind the successes of several residential townships and niche developments across the country.

The company has two divisions handling Township Development and Niche Projects respectively. It also has a hospitality division that operates Suasana Suites serviced apartments, a construction division under UMLand Builders Sdn Bhd, and an F&B division under UMLand Lifestyle.

UMLand’s Township division manages five townships namely: Bandar Seri Alam (Iskandar Malaysia), Taman Seri Austin (Iskandar Malaysia), Bandar Seri Putra (Bangi, Selangor) Makhota Hills (Semenyih, Selangor) and the upcoming world–class integrated biotech park in Pasir Gudang, Iskandar Halal Park, a joint venture initiative with J-Biotech, a Johor state government arm.

UMLand’s Niche division has completed several residential developments in Kuala Lumpur and Johor. These include Suasana Sentral Loft (KL Sentral, KL), Suasana Bangsar (Bangsar, KL), Seri Bukit Ceylon (Bukit Ceylon, KL), Suasana Bukit Ceylon (Bukit Ceylon, KL), and Somerset Puteri Harbour (Iskandar Puteri, Johor).

UMLand’s Suasana Iskandar Malaysia is the iconic residential development which comprises of a 35- storey serviced apartment tower, the very first Amari hotel in Malaysia , managed by ONYX Hospitality Group, and its complemented by Zenith Lifestyle Centre, a two levels international and specialty dining , avantgarde entertainment, premium wellness right in the middle of Johor Bahru city centre Medini Lakeside in Medini Iskandar Malaysia, an integrated development comprising UMCity (a mixed-use commercial development) and Viridea Lakeside (a green residential development); and Star Residences, a joint venture initiative with Symphony Life Berhad to develop an upmarket serviced residences in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

With a strong track record spanning across two decades, UMLand continues to embrace excellence and innovation as its main tenets to drive growth.

Incorporated in the 4th quarter of 2017, UML Lifestyle Sdn Bhd is the Food & Beverage (F&B) arm of UMLand Bhd. The subsidiary provides its support and oversees the operations of its companies – Avenue Ambience Sdn Bhd and Jjang Restaurant Sdn Bhd. UML Lifestyle Sdn Bhd is the appointed Master Franchisee for BreadTalk & Toast Box Malaysia following the joint venture with Bread Talk Pte Ltd, a Singaporean multinational food and beverage corporation.

The Group, with over 1,800 acres of undeveloped land bank across Malaysia, aims to be a caring and responsible developer that not only builds quality property units for investors and homemakers, but also units that will see its value enhanced as the community grows and living standards improve. With advances in technology, UMLand is also embarking on building smart cities to complement the lifestyle needs of the modern community.

In 2015, UMLand bagged the “Best Office Development Asia Pacific” at the International Property Awards in London for its flagship project the UMCity Medini Lakeside development.

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