Gamuda Land unveils Malaysia’s first RSKU built using digital IBS

The unveiling of Gapura Bayu Apartment in Jade Hills was officiated with a plaque signing ceremony by YBM Senator.
L-R Teh Teck Seong, General Manager of Gamuda Engineering; Tan Ek Khai, General Manager of Gamuda IBS; Dato’ Haji Abdul Sahak bin Safi, Executive Director of Gamuda Land; YBM Senator Dato’ Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Ibni Raja Ahmad Baharuddin Shah, Deputy Minister of Housing and Local Government; Mohammed Rashdan bin Mohd Yusof (Danny), Deputy Group Managing Director of Gamuda Berhad

21 October, KAJANG – Gamuda Land unveiled the first Rumah Selangorku (RSKU) apartment that is fully developed using digital Industrialised Building System (IBS). Located in Jade Hills, one of Gamuda Land’s key township developments, Pangsapuri Gapura Bayu RSKU apartment opened its door today to purchasers in preparation of handover, which is scheduled to take place in January 2019.

Approximately 1000 excited home owners and their family members attended the ceremony in anticipation of the upcoming VP of their new home. In addition to experiencing the first look and feel of their new home, they were also treated to talks on handover processes and strata living as a community followed by lucky draws and a sumptuous lunch buffet.

The ribbon cutting and plaque signing ceremony was officiated by YBM Senator Dato’ Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Ibni Raja Ahmad Baharuddin Shah, Deputy Minister of Housing and Local Government and Mohammed Rashdan bin Mohd Yusof (Danny), Deputy Group Managing Director of Gamuda Berhad, along with the senior managements of Gamuda Land and Gamuda IBS.

YBM Senator lauded the quality of the nation’s first digital IBS built RSKU by Gamuda Land while visiting the show unit.
L-R Dato’ Haji Abdul Sahak bin Safi, Executive Director of Gamuda Land; YBM Senator Dato’ Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Ibni Raja Ahmad Baharuddin Shah, Deputy Minister of Housing and Local Government; Mohammed Rashdan bin Mohd Yusof (Danny), Deputy Group Managing Director of Gamuda Berhad; Tan Ek Khai, General Manager of Gamuda IBS

Staying true to Gamuda Land’s town-making principles, Danny explained, “We will support the government’s aspiration to create more affordable homes for the people. At Gamuda Land, we create places that people will call home, want to be a part of, grow up and grow old in. We do not compromise on quality, delivery and living environment for affordable homes and this is why we have adopted Gamuda IBS – Malaysia’s first digital IBS. It addresses the need to deliver better quality homes, faster.”

“With Gamuda IBS and the full operation of two of its factories, we will have a combined output of 8000 units annually. This will reaffirm our commitment to build homes with a faster delivery timeline,” said Danny, adding that Gamuda Land will continue to build more affordable homes in all its townships.

“The adoption of digital IBS has resulted in faster construction works with up to twelve (12) months reduction in construction timeline. With such advancement in construction technology, the government is confident of achieving our aspiration of building 200,000 units of affordable houses per year. I applaud the Gamuda IBS team for advancing the technology,” lauded YBM Senator Dato’ Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah.

Priced between RM42,000 and RM250,000, Gapura Bayu Apartment sits on 11-acre of freehold land with a gross development value of RM132 million. Offering a total of 714 units, the built-up comes in four sizes: 700 sq. ft., 750 sq. ft., 900 sq. ft. and 1,000 sq. ft. 73 percent of the apartment has been taken up and is scheduled for handover (vacant possession) in January 2019.

Key features and amenities include a linear garden, kids’ playground, covered carpark, podium carpark, surau, a multi-purpose hall and guarded security, giving the residents a lively ambience for community living with peace of mind. Each unit can also enjoy two carpark bays.

Gapura Bayu Apartment is strategically located in the mature 338-acre township of Jade Hills by Gamuda Land, and is suitable for young adults who need a base for them to grow their family in the city. Slated for full completion by 2025, Jade Hills comprises 7 precincts in total and has a GDV of RM2.16 billion.

In line with Gamuda Land’s principle of getting the places right to make the town work, Jade Hills is equipped with a Commerce Village that houses F&B outlets, convenience and services shops. Jade Square, a 66-unit 2-storey and 3-storey shops will be completed by end 2019 to support the growing community at Jade Hills.

“This is how we mindfully plan our towns so that our developments can stand the test of time and continue to deliver sustainable value for all our purchasers for many years to come,” Danny concluded.

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