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Job Vacancies in Summerhill Realty (JB Branch- Horizon Hills)

We Are Hiring.

summer-hill-realty Due to rapid expansion needs, Summerhill Realty is seeking for committed and dedicated candidates to join our JB team.
Each member of our team is important and a valuable asset to the company.
The following positions are currently available.
 
1) Admin cum marketing coordinator x 2 positions
- Responsible for daily office administration and book keeping
- Ability to work independently and interact with confidence
 
2) Negotiators x 3 positions
- Passionate for all things real estate and a positive team player
- No prior experience required but will be advantageous, as training and mentoring will be provided
- Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply.


If you are intrigued and would like to explore working in a fun, vibrant and positive environment where we seek to empower and nurture every employee to his or her full potential, we would like to hear from you.

Please submit your CV/resume to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.

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Gerbang Nusajaya earmarked for Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) station?

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25-Feb-2013: The Star reported that Nusajaya in Iskandar Malaysia has been earmarked as one of the three stop stations in Johor for the proposed high-speed rail (HSR) linking Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Malaysia and Singapore had on 19-Feb-2013 jointly announced their agreement to build the HSR between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. The 90-minute travel via HSR plying Kuala Lumpur, Seremban, Ayer Keroh, Muar, Batu Pahat, Iskandar Malaysia and Singapore is expected to be materialized by 2020.

gerbang-nusajaya-masterplan www.iskandar.asia reckon if Nusajaya is utimately selected as the last southern stop before heading to Singapore, the station will likely be located at Gerbang Nusajaya. The 4,550-acre Gerbang Nusajaya is envisioned to be a Gateway City to economic opportunities and a high quality of life. Till date, 3 major investments from Singapore have been confirmed in 2012, i.e. the 519-acre Ascendas-UEM Land Tech Park (AUTP) with gross development value (GDV) of RM3.7 billion, Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim's 270-acre Motorsports City with GDV of RM3.5 billion and Chinamall Holdings Pte Ltd's 32-acre China Mall (part of the overall Asian Trade Centre) with GDV of RM562 million.
Possible Options for Kuala Lumpur Station:
KL Eco City, Tun Razak Exchange (TRX), Bandar Malaysia @ Sungai Besi, Menara Warisan Merdeka or Putrajaya?

Possible Options for Iskandar Malaysia Station:
Gerbang Nusajaya or Sunway Iskandar Medini Living Zone F?

Possible Options for Singapore:
Jurong Lake District or Tuas?

Sources and Reference:
http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2013/2/25/business/12742994&sec=business
http://www.1mdb.com.my/trx/new-growth-nucleus
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=fwJl6fZgi5s
http://www.klecocity.com.my
http://www.ura.gov.sg/MP2008/Jurong/
http://www.lta.gov.sg/content/ltaweb/en/public-transport/projects/jurong-region-line.html

CapitaLand invests in Danga Bay?

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18-Feb-2013: The Edge Financial Daily reported that Iskandar Waterfront Holdings Sdn Bhd (IWH), the master developer of parts of Johor Bahru city, and its Singapore partner, CapitaLand Ltd, will jointly develop the Danga Bay project worth between RM4 billion and RM5 billion in gross development value (GDV). CapitaLand is believe to acquire 60-acre of land in Danga Bay worth RM1 billion.

Sources and Reference:
http://www.theedgemalaysia.com/in-the-financial-daily.html
http://www.iskandarwaterfront.com.my/index.html

Temasek invests in Lido Boulevard?

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18-Feb-2013: The Star's StarBiz reported that Temasek had last year acquired a 30% stake for RM300 million in Central Malaysian Properties Sdn Bhd (CMP), which is developing Lido Boulevard. The source said Temasek planned to increase its stake in CMP, which would lead to a corporate restructuring, including changing the company's name. The majority shareholder of CMP, Tan Sri Vincent Tan owns a 47 per cent stake in the firm. Lido Boulevard is an integrated waterfront development project with a gross development value (GDV) of RM4 billion, located next to Danga Bay.

Sources and Reference:
http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2013/2/18/business/12693088&sec=business
http://www.cmpsb.com.my

Malaysia-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link Set To Be Finalized

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6-Feb-2013: Nanyang Siang Pau reported that both Malaysia and Singapore governments are expected to reach consensus on Malaysia-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link between Johor Bahru and Woodlands after the completion of the feasibility study during the bilateral meetings set to take place in Feb 18-19.

In May 2012, a consortium leads by Aecom Technology Corp was awarded a US$42 million (RM131.88 million) contract to conduct an architectural and engineering study for the proposed Malaysia-Singapore rapid transit system (RTS) link.

The contract was awarded by the Malaysia's Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) and Singapore's Land Transport Authority.

The architectural and engineering consultancy study tender went to the consortium of AECOM Singapore, AECOM Perunding and SA Architects.

The study will be done in two phases.

In Phase 1, which is expected to be completed by end-2012, the consultant will look into technical parameters and propose options for the Link.

In Phase 2, the Malaysia-Singapore Joint Ministerial Committee (JMC) for Iskandar Malaysia will decide on the option that will be studied further.

The terminating stations of the RTS link, which is targeted to be in operation by 2019, will be in the vicinity of JB Sentral, Johor Bahru and in the vicinity of Republic Polytechnic, Singapore. The RTS link is planned to integrate with Singapore's Thomson Line at its northernmost terminal station, i.e. Woodlands North Station. Thomson Line is set to cater for 400,000 commuters daily.

Sources and Reference:
http://www.nanyang.com.my/node/509544?tid=460
http://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/aecom-picked-malaysia-singapore-rts-050003135.html
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1200443/1/.html
http://www.aecom.com/News/What+We+Do/Transportation/_news/Malaysia-Singapore+Rapid+Transit+System+Link
http://www.tunneltalk.com/Malaysia-Singapore-RTS-May12-Tunnel-option-for-Johor-Strait-rail-crossing.php
http://www.spad.gov.my/sites/default/files/spad-tender-results-1207.pdf
http://www.lta.gov.sg/content/ltaweb/en/public-transport/projects/thomson-line.html
http://www.lta.gov.sg/content/dam/ltaweb/corp/PublicTransport/files/tsl-station-maps.pdf

Singapore-based Link (THM) Group Invests in Iskandar Malaysia

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Nusajaya, Johor, 5 February 2013 - Singapore-based Link (THM) Group is investing in Medini Media Village which consists of a mega residential and commercial project with an expected gross development value of RM2.5 billion (S$1 billion). Mr Kenny Tan, the founder and group executive revealed that the firm is working on the mixed development project in Iskandar Malaysia with total gross floor area of 2.7 million sq ft. Link (THM) Group has a diversified portfolio in property development and in retail and distribution of top sporting brands in Singapore. The investment in Medini is done thru Link (THM) Ultimate Homes Pte Ltd.

Medini Media Village is located next to Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios (PIMS). PIMS is an integrated media production studio facility that is being developed following a strategic agreement with the Government of Malaysia’s investment holding arm Khazanah Nasional Berhad. Construction of PIMS began in February 2011 and is expected to be completed in May 2013.

Link (THM) Group is the latest company from Singapore announced their commitment to invest in Iskandar.

In December 2012, a partnership between Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim's FASTrack Autosports Pte Ltd and Malaysia’s UEM Land Berhad was inked to build a RM3.5 billion Motorsports City in Johor’s Iskandar region. A special purpose company Crimson Carnival Sdn Bhd is set up for this JV with 70% own by FASTrack Autosports and 30% by UEM Land. Located at Gerbang Nusajaya and spreading over 270 acres of land, this Motorsports City is an integrated multi-purpose hub that houses a 4.5 km Grade 2 GT double loop circuit, a 1.2 km kart circuit and off-road circuit for drag racing, karting, motorcycling, truck racing and off-road expeditions.

Ascendas Land International Pte Ltd has entered into a joint venture agreement with UEM Land Berhad in October 2012 to develop an integrated eco-friendly tech park in Nusajaya. Ascendas and UEM Land will hold 60% and 40% stakes in the joint venture respectively. With a projected investment value of S$1.5 billion (RM3.7 billion), the integrated tech park is located at Gerbang Nusajaya within the Nusajaya regional city in Iskandar Malaysia.

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is visiting Iskandar Malaysia on Feb 18. PM Lee is expected to be in Iskandar Malaysia to officiate the development of the Wellness Township project, one of the iconic projects to be jointly developed by Khazanah Nasional and Temasek Holdings. Prime Minister's Department will make an official announcement on this visit which is the first by a high-ranking official from Singapore. Both Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong are expected to discuss issues on High Speed Rail (HSR) linking Kuala Lumpur and Singapore as well as ferry services between Puteri Harbour and Harbour Front Centre. A new Customs, Immigration,  Quarantine and Port Clearance (CIQP) Complex and Ferry Terminal in Puteri Harbour will be operational by end of first quarter 2013. 3 ferry routes have been secured, i.e. Tanjung Balai Karimun, Harborbay Batam and Harbourfront Singapore.

Sources and Reference:
http://www.linkthm.com.sg
http://www.gcdmedini.com/development.html
http://www.rdo.com.my/assets/images/project/ar-mix-mvij-01.jpg
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http://www.playtime.com.my/transport-water

Iskandar Property Exchange

An owner of 2-Storey Terrace/Link House (22' X 70') with built-up 2196 sq ft located in The Golf East Precinct @ Horizon Hills is looking for interested tenants or buyers. Interested parties, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Job Vacancies in Econ Healthcare Group

We Are Hiring.

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Make a difference! Grow with us!

ECON HEALTHCARE GROUP (EHG) is an established healthcare and eldercare operator in Singapore. A leader in the eldercare services and nursing home sector, EHG has strong local presence with major developments in overseas markets such as Malaysia and China.

Established since 1987, EHG provides comprehensive range of professional services including operating a chain of medicare centres and nursing homes in Singapore and Malaysia; a private hospital, chain of senior service centres, a training institute and supporting auxiliary services such as Home care, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation, Ambulance service and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

In April 2013, we will be operating our 2nd medicare centre in Taman Perling, Johor Bahru and we are looking for individual who is dynamic, highly motivated and has the passion for a challenging career in the healthcare sector.

Centre Manager
Maintenance/Facilities Manager
Customer Service Officer
Operations Executive
Physiotherapist
Senior Staff Nurse

Working Location: Taman Perling, Johor Bahru

Interested candidates are invited to write in/email us with detailed resumes and photograph, stating current and expected salaries to:

Email Address : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website : www.econhealthcare.com

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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Facts & Figures in Iskandar Malaysia

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Iskandar Malaysia covers a land size of 2,217 sq. km

Iskandar is 3 times the size of Singapore

Iskandar is 48 times the size of Putrajaya

Committed investments have reached RM105.14 billion as at end-November 2012

Iskandar consists of 5 flagship development zones, i.e. Flagship Zone A to E

Officially launched on 4th November 2006

Legoland Malaysia is the 6th Legoland Theme Park in the world, the 1st Legoland Theme Park in Asia

Johor Bahru City Centre to Medini: 12 minutes via Coastal Highway

6 promoted service sectors in Medini enjoys attractive incentives

The Gross Development Value (GDV) of Medini is estimated at RM70 billion over the next 20 to 25 years

Medini has a total proposed built-up Gross Floor Area (GFA) of 188 million square feet

EduCity will house at least 10 universities from all around the world

90-acre Marlborough College Malaysia Campus will reach maximum capacity of 1,350 students by 2018

The RM50 million resort clubhouse at Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club was designed by renowned Argentinean architect Ernesto Bedmar

The RM30 million 18-hole international championship golf course in Horizon Hills was designed by master course architect Ross Watson

The Financial Times-owned fDI magazine has ranked Iskandar Malaysia as the 4th best investment destination of Global Free Zone of the Future 2012/2013

Iskandar Malaysia was the host venue for 8th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) held in December 2012

Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim’s 1st investment in Iskandar is a RM10 billion integrated waterfront development called Vantage Bay in Johor Bahru

Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim’s 2nd investment in Iskandar is to build RM3.5 billion Motorsports City in Iskandar

Ascendas and UEM Land’s RM3.7 billion integrated eco-friendly tech park in Gerbang Nusajaya is expected to host a business community of over 34,000 people

The 14.6km toll-free Coastal Highway was built at a cost of RM900 million could accommodate 90,000 to 120,000 vehicles at one single time

Top 10 Iskandar News in 2012

A number of remarkable milestones and achievements have been materialized in Iskandar Malaysia in year 2012. In fact, since the southern economic corridor was launched 6 years ago, 2012 was regarded as tipping point year for Nusajaya (Flagship Zone B), one of the 5 key Flagship Zones in Iskandar. Here are the pick of the 10 most significant news in Iskandar for year 2012.

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1. Iskandar Malaysia hits RM100 billion investment target

Iskandar Malaysia has surpassed the target investment of RM100 billion as cumulative committed investments has reached RM105.14 billion in various sectors with 42 per cent being realised as at end-November 2012.

2. Official Opening of Legoland Malaysia, the 1st Legoland Theme Park in Asia

Legoland Malaysia, the sixth Legoland Park in the world, opened its doors to public on 15-Sep-2012. The first international theme park in Malaysia has more than 40 rides, shows and attractions spread over 76 acres. A Water Park and Hotel are already under construction for opening in 2013 and 2014.

3. Official Opening of Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park

Themed Attractions and Resorts Sdn Bhd has officially launched Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park on 6-Dec-2012 offering unique playtime experiences for the whole family with SANRIO HELLO KITTY TOWN, The Little Big Club and LAT’s Place. Since opening its doors on 26th October, SANRIO HELLO KITTY TOWN and The Little Big Club have received overwhelming response from visitors.

4. The Opening of Marlborough College Malaysia

On 23rd August 1843 Marlborough College in the UK opened its doors to welcome its first cohort of pupils. Almost 169 years to the day, the first overseas campus of Marlborough College has opened in Iskandar Malaysia on 27-Aug-2012. 350 pupils joined members of the Common Room for the first day of school.

5. Iskandar Malaysia is ranked 4th best investment destination

The Financial Times-owned fDI magazine has ranked Iskandar Malaysia as the fourth best investment destination of Global Free Zone of the Future 2012/2013, behind the Dubai Airport Free Zone, the Dubai International Financial Centre and Shanghai's Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone.

6. Iskandar Malaysia Hosted 8th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF)

Heads of States, global leaders and delegates from all around the world converged in December 2012 at the 8th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) in support of greater collaborations between Muslim and non-Muslim communities. Held in Johor Bahru, Malaysia on 4-6 December 2012, the three-day forum was officially opened by The Honorary Dato’ Najib Tun Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia and Patron of the WIEF Foundation.

Iskandar Malaysia is proud to be the host as for the first time the forum been held outside the capital city of the host nation since the inaugural forum in 2005. The first WIEF was held in Kuala Lumpur in 2005, followed by Islamabad (2006), Kuala Lumpur (2007), Kuwait City (2008), Jakarta (2009), Kuala Lumpur (2010), and Astana, Kazakhstan (2011). Themed ‘Changing Trends, New Opportunities’, the annual event attracted more than 2,100 delegates, and 120 speakers and artists from 86 nations exceeding the initial target of 1,500 delegates from 50 nations. Jointly hosted by the Government of Malaysia and Government of the State of Johor, the 8th WIEF also celebrates the tipping point of Iskandar Malaysia signaling the completion of major projects under its first phase of development.

7. Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim to build RM3.5 Billion Motorsports City in Iskandar

A partnership between Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim's FASTrack Autosports Pte Ltd and Malaysia’s UEM Land Berhad was inked in December 2012 to build a RM3.5 billion Motorsports City in Johor’s Iskandar region. A special purpose company Crimson Carnival Sdn Bhd is set up for this JV with 70% own by FASTrack Autosports and 30% by UEM Land.

Located at Gerbang Nusajaya and spreading over 270 acres of land, this Motorsports City is an integrated multi-purpose hub that houses a 4.5 km Grade 2 GT double loop circuit, a 1.2 km kart circuit and off-road circuit for drag racing, karting, motorcycling, truck racing and off-road expeditions. There will be car showrooms, a driving school, bonded warehouses, R&D centres, museum, weekend homes, a clubhouse, a car bar, and other F&B and entertainment outlets. Other facilities for corporate events, conferences, and motoring exhibitions will also be included in the development.

A long-term development expected to span 10-15 years, the Motorsports City will create about 8.25 million sq ft of GFA, promising over 5,000 new job opportunities. Over time, land will be allocated for the construction of a mini-township, comprising houses, apartments, shopping malls and other amenities, to cater to those living and working in the Iskandar region.

This will be Mr Lim's second project in the Iskandar region after Vantage Bay, a RM10 billion integrated development in Johor Bahru. The waterfront project is a gated city with its own hospital to be managed by Singapore's Thomson Medical Hospital, as well as apartments, hotels, shopping malls, convention centres and office buildings.

8. Malaysia and Singapore To Jointly Develop An Integrated Tech Park in Iskandar

Singapore-based Ascendas Land International Pte Ltd has entered into a joint venture agreement with UEM Land Berhad in October 2012 to develop an integrated eco-friendly tech park in Nusajaya. Ascendas and UEM Land will hold 60% and 40% stakes in the joint venture respectively. With a projected investment value of S$1.5 billion (RM3.7 billion), the integrated tech park is located at Gerbang Nusajaya within the Nusajaya regional city in Iskandar Malaysia. The 519-acre freehold tech park is the closest industrial site to Malaysia-Singapore Second Link checkpoint and directly accessible by a comprehensive network of main roads and highways to major international airports and seaports. When fully completed, it is expected to host a business community of over 34,000 people.

9. Coastal Highway Fully Operational

The Coastal Highway which links Johor Bahru and Nusajaya was officially opened to motorists in April 2012. The 14.6km toll-free expressway, built at a cost of RM900 million, could accommodate 90,000 to 120,000 vehicles at one single time. The highly anticipated Coastal Highway cuts travelling time between Johor Bahru City Centre and Kota Iskandar to only 12 minutes.

10. Eastern Dispersal Link Fully Operational

The RM977 million Eastern Dispersal Link (EDL) Expressway, one of the most eagerly awaited expressway projects in Johor Bahru, was officially opened to motorists in February 2012. The 8.1km expressway connects the end of North-South Expressway at Pandan to the Sultan Iskandar Complex, i.e. the new Custom, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Complex in the Johor Bahru City Centre. The journey now only takes about 10 minutes, compared to over 45-minutes using the existing Tebrau Highway. EDL has indeed been the tipping point for the transformation of Johor Bahru City Centre.

 

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