JOHOR BARU: The launch of the Desaru Park City project in Bandar Penawar, near Kota Tinggi, by UDA Holdings Bhd (UDA) will be slightly delayed as the company has yet to receive the development approval from the local authorities, says group chief executive officer Datuk Ahmad Abu Bakar.
“There is a slight delay but God willing, we will do the necessary to get the approval, as soon as possible.
“Our hope is for the approval to be received by year-end so that the project can take off next year,” he told reporters after handing over tithe for the construction of Masjid An-Nur, Bandar Uda Utama, here today.
The launch of the Desaru Park City, with a gross development value of RM1.2 billion, was initially planned for end-2018 or in the first quarter of 2019.
It is the first joint venture project between UDA, South East Johor Development Authority (KEJORA) and IR Security which will be sprawled over 40 hectares.
The mixed development spans five phases, with the first phase consisting 135 single-storey terrace houses under the Johor Affordable Housing Scheme, 350 apartment units, 69 double-storey terrace houses and 28 units of shop-office.
This latest project in Johor taps on the potential of Bandar Penawar due to the rapid development taking place around the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) area in Pengerang. - Bernama
Sumber: New Straits Times