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Some interesting facts you never knew about UMLand


As The Apartment Season 6 series comes to its final leg of its 10-week series, we draw closer to finding out who will be crowned as the Champion and walk away with the biggest prize in the history sponsored by UMLand – D’Lagoon Luxury Apartment Unit!

In case you have missed the interior design reality series, here are six interesting facts about UMLand and The Apartment Season 6!

Contestants of The Apartment Season 6 at UMLand Seri Austin. (From Left to Right): Eugene del Rosario, Aung Naing Linn (Linnk), Elin, Jesy Cruz, Stephanie Dods, Shana Wang, Michael V Piroon, Lisa Marie White.

# Fact 1 – Did you know that The Apartment Series has been running for 6 seasons now and guess what? Both Season 5 and Season 6 series were filmed in Johor Bahru itself where the first season featured UMLand Seri Alam, another one of UMLand’s many beautiful Townships! This season, the filming took place at UMLand Seri Austin where contestants and judges alike got the opportunity to experience the eco-friendly Township!

# Fact 2 – Have you ever wondered how did they actually film The Apartment Series in a Township filled with residents? In the series, you may notice the contestants working day in and day out, hammering wood panels, moving furniture. Did you ever wonder how did they get away with their round the clock work schedule? Well that is a mystery which we are trying to solve but we were told by a credible source that KK Wong, Chief Executive Officer of UMLand Seri Austin and also father figure of the award winning Township was there to save the day when things got a little bit “tricky”.

As an award-winning Township of many FIRSTS, UMLand Seri Austin features a dedicated bicycle lane where residents can enjoy safe riding through the eco-friendly development.

#Fact 3 – When you watch reality TV shows, have you ever wondered how certain locations get selected to be featured in a programme? Does the crew just randomly pick a location out of nowhere and start filming? Well, we do not have an answer to that but one thing we can tell you for sure is that UMLand Seri Austin was chosen as the filming location due to its eco-friendly and aesthetically beautiful design. Not to mention it being the FIRST smoke-free Township in Iskandar, highly recommended for those who prefer a nicotine-free Township!

Aster 2, which is located at UMLand Seri Austin, features 84 units of luxurious double-storey semi-detached houses where the 12 talented contestants and the judging panel of esteemed celebrity designers worked and lived throughout the 10-week filming period.

#Fact 4 – Also, UMLand Seri Austin Aster 2, the unit which we see on the much celebrated series where contestants work their magic, is carefully built and designed to not only look fabulously eye-catching but also to channel “Chi” to its occupants. That’s right, it is “Feng Shui” approved and is said to be able to improve one’s luck. Fancy improving your personal luck while you stay in this environmental friendly Township? Maybe you can drop by UMLand’s showroom to find out more.

Expected to be completed by 2021, UMLand D’Lagoon features 6.56 acres of both Luxury Apartment and Landed Strata that is surrounded by a lush green tropical environment which faces a stunning lagoon.

# Fact 5 – For every competition, there is bound to be a grand prize which everyone is aiming for, but how huge is the grand prize for the The Apartment Season 6’s champion? Imagine owning a luxury apartment unit within the Township. That’s right; we are talking about the largest prize in the history of the series – A unit of UMLand’s D’Lagoon luxury apartment worth USD 140,000!

#Fact 6 – There is a saying that goes: “Work is going to take up a big part of your life, so do what you love and you would not need to work a day in your life”! Wise words indeed! Well, it seems that the Chief Executive Officer of UMLand Seri Austin – KK Wong has taken this quote so seriously that he has fallen so in love with his work and Township that he actually lives within UMLand Seri Austin itself!

BONUS FACT – Did you know that KK Wong, Chief Executive Officer of UMLand Seri Austin and Group Director of Townships, UMLand made a guest appearance on the final episode of The Apartment Season 6! As the 6th installment of the celebrated series comes to an end, KK Wong presented Ms. Stephanie Dods from the Philippines with the key to the luxurious UMLand D’Lagoon apartment worth USD 140,000.

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