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Microsoft Boosts Malaysian IT with Johor Data Center Land Purchase

Microsoft Acquires Land in Johor for Data Center Expansion In a strategic move to expand its digital infrastructure in Southeast Asia, Microsoft has secured a 102,560 sqm plot in the Pulai area of Johor, Malaysia. This acquisition, made through Microsoft Payments (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., involves a transaction with Crescendo Corporation Berhad’s subsidiary, Panoramic Industrial Development Sdn. Bhd., for...

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Johor’s Real Estate and Economy to Thrive with MM2H Policy Updates

In a move that promises to usher in a new era of growth and prosperity for Johor, the state's Menteri Besar, Datuk Onn Hafiz, has expressed his gratitude towards the federal government for its decision to revise the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme. This adjustment is anticipated to not only invigorate the real estate market but also propel the economic development of the region to new...

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Hyatt Hotels to Operate New Hotel in Johor Bahru’s Quayside JBCC Development

In a strategic move to bolster Johor Bahru's burgeoning hospitality and residential sectors, Bangsar Heights Pavilion Sdn Bhd has officially partnered with Hyatt Hotels Corp for the management of the Hyatt Place Johor Bahru City Centre. This collaboration marks a significant milestone for the Quayside JBCC development, a RM600 million mixed-use project poised to redefine the urban landscape of Bandar Johor...

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Unlicensed EV Charging System Operator in Johor Incident Under Investigation by Energy Commission

A recent fire incident at an electric vehicle charging system (EVCS) bay in Johor has brought to light a significant compliance issue. The company operating the EVCS, where a Mercedes Benz EQB model caught fire on December 31 last year, was found to be functioning without a license from the Energy Commission. This revelation follows the Energy Commission's statement, which emphasized that under the...

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Implementation of Public Transport Projects in Johor to Consider Financial Viability, Says Transport Minister

The realization of major public transport projects in Johor, such as the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) and Light Rail Transit (LRT), will be executed with careful consideration of several factors, including the country's financial capacity, revealed Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook. Loke emphasized the government's commitment to supporting the development of public transport...

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Tropicana Corp Sets Sights on Expanding in Johor, Malaysia with RM43 Billion Landbank

Tropicana Corporation is poised to scale up its expansion in Johor, Malaysia, as it aims to unlock 800 acres of premium landbank with a gross development value (GDV) of RM43 billion ($12.3 billion). The move comes in the wake of positive developments in Johor, including significant foreign direct investment, revived high-speed rail plans, and the designation of special economic zones. Tropicana...

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Johor to Present Light Rail Transit (LRT) Proposal to Federal Government After Nov 30

The Johor state government is planning to present a working paper on the proposal to implement a Light Rail Transit (LRT) system in the state to the federal government after November 30. This significant move is part of the state's effort to enhance its transportation infrastructure and cater to the increasing needs of its residents. The decision was revealed by Mohamad Fazli Mohamad Salleh, the State...

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Singapore’s Bespoke Habitat Expands into Johor Bahru with 200-Room Co-Living Space

Singapore-based property management company, Bespoke Habitat, has ventured into the Malaysian market with the launch of a 200-room co-living space near Mid Valley Southkey in Johor Bahru. As of November 1st, the co-living facility has already achieved an impressive 80% occupancy rate. The rooms are fully furnished, with monthly rates varying from RM800 to RM1,400 based on factors like room size, location,...

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Johor’s Appeal to Investors Rises with Visa Liberalization and MM2H Relaxation

Budget 2024 brings exciting prospects for Johor's investment landscape, especially with plans to liberalize visas, including those for investors' employment passes in certain sectors. The relaxation of conditions under the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) program is set to bolster Johor's appeal to investors, not only from Singapore but also from various countries worldwide. Boosting Johor's Housing Sector:...

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Johor Bahru Retail Market Set for Growth with Johor-Singapore RTS Link

The retail market in Johor Bahru is poised for significant growth, driven by the upcoming Johor-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link. The RTS Link is expected to transport approximately 10,000 passengers per hour in each direction, providing a substantial boost to the region's economy. Allan Soo RE Consultants principal, Allan Soo, shared these insights during the Johor Bahru Retail Market Conference...

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