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UMLand launches completed Suasana Iskandar Malaysia mixed-use development

Dennis Ng, Group Managing Director, UMLand giving his keynote speech.

5 August, JOHOR BAHRU – 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.

Plaque signing by Tun Musa Hitam, Chairman, UMLand (second right) and witnessed by (from left to right) Tuan Haji Amran bin A. Rahman, Datuk Bandar, Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru (first left); YB Liow Cai Tung, Chairwoman, Johor Women Development and Tourism Committee, Johor State EXCO (second left); YBrs Mohd Daud bin Mohd Arif, Under Secretary, Tourism Policy and International Affairs Division, Ministry of Tourism and Culture (centre) and; Dennis Ng, Group Managing Director, UMLand (first right).

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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