Monthly Archives: September 2012

Recap: E&O expects to launch wellness-based township in Iskandar early next year

This special project launch undertaken by the governments of Singapore and Malaysia together with niche developer E&O, would be an exciting real estate development in Nusajaya to watch out for in early 2013. The niche property developer, E&O,  is forging … Continue reading

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Puteri Harbour Hello Kitty Indoor Theme Park is scheduled to be open on 26 Octocber 2012

Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park, Malaysia, To Feature Hello Kitty, Bob the Builder and Thomas the Tank Engine Themed Attractions and Resorts have announced the international and local brands for the themed attractions that will feature at the Puteri Harbour … Continue reading

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Strong interest prompts IIB to launch EduPark in Nusajaya

September 2012 – A major Global Education Hub in the making…. JOHOR BARU: Interest in Iskandar Malaysia’s EduCity @Nusajaya near here remains strong and has prompted Iskandar Investment Bhd (IIB) to embark on a second similar project. IIB president and chief executive officer … Continue reading

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All eyes on JB / Iskandar Malaysia

RIVER OF LIFE: Johor Bahru property market is expected to chart strong growth within the next seven years. 2012 has been touted as the tipping point year for Iskandar. 2 / 2 With LEGOLAND in full swing and drawing some … Continue reading

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Iskandar Malaysia is Ready to Soar – take actions!

In the weeks leading into September, despite the baking heat, droves of families piled into their cars and headed for Malaysia’s southern Johor state to queue for up tickets at Asia’s first Legoland in Nusajaya. An easy distance away, the … Continue reading

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Iskandar effect on JB

HEATING UP: Johor property experts weigh up the impact of Iskandar on JB, also known as the “Iskandar effect“. Since its launch in 2006, Nusajaya and Iskandar region has practically been in the spotlight on a daily basis. Inevitably, that … Continue reading

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Najib hails Johor as ‘investment catchment -stay tuned to Iskandar Malaysia!

Johor Baharu: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today described Johor as an “investment catchment” due to the advent of huge investments that brought benefits to the people. He also indicated that he would announce more bigger investments coming … Continue reading

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Channel News Asia : Local firms move operations to Iskandar Malaysia to save cost

24/9/2012 SINGAPORE: More than 3,500 Singapore businesses have set up shop across the causeway in Iskandar Malaysia over the past six years, with a cumulative investment of more than RM5 billion as at June 2012. Iskandar Malaysia is a special … Continue reading

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Johor Bahru — a metropolis in the making

OPTIMISM: All factors point to JB hogging the limelight as one of Malaysia’s fastest-growing cities in 2013  Johor‘s real estate market before the rise of Iskandar can best be described as sluggish and uneventful. While Kuala Lumpur has been the … Continue reading

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RafflesEdu buys EduCity plot in Iskandar to build American school

  Raffles Education Corporation has inked a sale and purchase agreement with Education@IskandarSdnBhd (EISB) to buy 18.5 hectares of land in EduCity, Nusajaya. The land will be used to house Malaysia’s first Raffles American School (RAS), it announced on Wednesday. … Continue reading

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