Petaling Jaya, 29 May 2017: Bandar Rimbayu, IJM Land’s GBI certified green township was awarded World Gold Winner in the master plan category at the highly acclaimed FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Awards 2017 held at Andorra la Vella on 26 May 2017.
The FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Award is widely regarded as the “Oscars of the real estate industry”. The award recognises Bandar Rimbayu for its excellence in real estate disciplines such as architecture and design, development and construction, environmental impact, financial and marketing, as well as contribution to the community.
Commenting on the latest triumph, IJM Land Berhad Managing Director, Mr. Edward Chong Sin Kiat said, “We are truly honoured to receive this prestigious international recognition for our Bandar Rimbayu development. We are humbled by the trust placed in us and ever grateful to our customers, who have inspired us to push for excellence in new directions. I am certain Bandar Rimbayu will become the industry benchmark of an ecological, sustainable and liveable township.”
“Here at IJM Land, we remain committed to the call for sustainable communities by consistently responding with fresh ideas that directly address what really matters to homebuyers of today, and tomorrow. Moving forward, IJM Land will continue to deliver properties that go above and beyond, bringing life to ordinary spaces and staying invested in the communities that flourish,” added Edward Chong.
The latest accolade marks IJM Land’s second award on the FIABCI World stage following its previous win at the FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Awards 2015, where The Light Waterfront Penang scooped the World Silver Award in the same category (Master Plan category).
– World Gold Winner, Master Plan Category, FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Awards 2017
Bandar Rimbayu spreads over 1,879 acres and houses an integrated mix of residential, commercial, recreational and green components with public facilities and amenities. At the heart of the township is The ARC – Bandar Rimbayu’s RM18 million iconic social hub and a living, evolving centerpiece. Designed to interact with the environment and optimise natural resources, The ARC features a green roof, covered walkways, reflecting canal and open communal space. Additional eco-features are the rainwater harvesting and solar panel water-heating systems in its homes. The principles of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design are adapted with well-lit paths and dedicated single entry and exit points to make the neighbourhood safer.