Icons of style and prestige
Semi-detached units of Trehaus will be completed soon. Viewing can be arranged by appointment. (Right) The new Waterside Residence, with modern condos promising a stylish lifestyle by the sea, has been well-received. FRAMED by sparkling blue seas and verdant hills, THE LIGHT Waterfront Penang is a glowing landmark that epitomises all that is unique about the Pearl of the Orient.
A one-of-a-kind global village offering the best in integrated seaside living, this signature development by IJM Land Berhad is in line with Malaysia’s bold new vision in becoming a major player in the global arena.
Spanning 152 acres of prime land on the island’s eastern coast beside the Penang Bridge, this award-winning enclave combines residential, recreational, entertainment, business, hospitality, retail and commercial components in one dynamic hub.
The first residential tower in its Phase 2 commercial precinct, the Waterside Residence, was launched recently in January and has enjoyed a 70% take-up rate to date.
Set on a 4.27-acre freehold plot, with an estimated gross development value (GDV) of RM240mil - it comprises three residential blocks of 17, 25 and 33 storeys housing a total of 256 units with two or three bedrooms.
These modern and stylish condo units have built-ups ranging from 1,055sq ft to 1,270sq ft, with prices starting from RM749,000 onwards. Each unit comes with two to three parking bays.
Future inhabitants will live the good life, as a wealth of lifestyle amenities such as a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, gymnasium, reading room and more, are included. Storage lockers are also provided for convenience.
Anchoring Phase 2 of THE LIGHT Waterfront will be The Light City, a largescale integrated waterfront precinct spread over 32.76 acres. It comprises a retail mall, convention centre, luxury hotels, office tower and premium residences with a total gross floor area (GFA) of 4.1mil sq ft.
Unveiled in May, it is undertaken by IJM Perennial Development Sdn Bhd – a joint venture between IJM Corporation Bhd and Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited – and has a total GDV exceeding RM4.5bil.
The five-storey retail mall, with some 1.5mil sq ft of GFA, is poised to herald a new era of shopping, entertainment and lifestyle experiences in Penang.
Designed around the concept of ‘Where History Meets the Modernity of Penang Retail’, it combines top retail experiences from around the globe with the unique heritage and culture of the state in a comfortable air-conditioned environment.
Future shoppers will be spoilt for choice with the impressive array of retail options – ranging from iconic flagship stores to immersive themed streets. Its F&B zones will feature both local and international flavours, some lining the al-fresco waterfront promenade with sweeping views of the sea.
Sitting atop the mall is the Penang Waterfront Convention Centre (PWCC) with about 270,000sq ft of GFA. Set to be the largest in the state, its groundbreaking design includes a dynamic roof that soars skywards as a symbol of progress and excellence.
Its two-level event space comprises a multi-purpose hall measuring 76,000sq ft, a grand ballroom with seating for 800, and several pre-function areas with spectacular sea views.
To be equipped with top-notch exhibition and conferencing facilities, PWCC will be a game-changer and choice venue for worldclass concerts, conferences, exhibitions, banquets, meetings and live performances.
The Light City will have two luxury hotels with 745 rooms in a 37-storey tower, to be operated by renowned hotel brands. Both hotels seamlessly connect to the PWCC, retail mall, and an adjacent 28-storey prime office tower, giving guests unprecedented convenience.
The office block, with a net leasable area of about 370,000 sq ft, offers a versatile selection of office suites with various layout options to suit varying business needs.
Completing the precinct are two residential projects – The Mezzo and The Essence – each comprising two towers. The former’s are both at 34 storeys, with the latter’s at 37. It houses 456 and 315 units respectively.
Crafted to offer cosmopolitan living at a prestigious waterfront address, they feature spacious built-up sizes and contemporary designs both on the facade, and in interior spaces.
Future inhabitants will enjoy excellent accessibility to a wide range of amenities and services right at their doorsteps.
For the wonders of countryside living, look no further than Trehaus along the Bukit Jambul millionaire’s row. Another gem crafted by IJM Land, it brings a healthy lifestyle blending seamlessly with nature to cosmopolitan Penang.
This low-density enclave has only 46 units of condo villas and 26 units of 2- and 3-storey semi-detached villas, all with modern architecture that captures and maximises surrounding views.
The condo units are sized at 1,657 sq ft and have 3+1 rooms, with facilities like a swimming pool, gym, barbecue area, landscaped garden, jogging track, community hall, private lifts and home automation system.
These are set for launch soon with estimated price tags of RM1.4mil onwards.
Meanwhile, the semi-Ds range from 2,997 sq ft to 3,291 sq ft and have 4+1 rooms, priced at RM2.2mil onwards. Their double-frontage design and elevated perch offer serene vistas of lush greenery. Show units will be available for viewing by appointment.
With the limited number of units, there is an aura of serenity, exclusivity and privacy. It is currently under construction and scheduled for completion by September this year.
Embraced by the charms of exclusive boutique living, The Address located near the Bukit Jambul Golf Club is truly a class above and makes an ideal home for the discerning. Offering panoramic views of the golf course, it is completed with CCC obtained.
Only limited units of the duplex lofts with private Jacuzzi and direct pool access, sized at 2,476sq ft, remain available. Prices start from about RM1.7mil, and show units are available for viewing by appointment.
Besides high quality finishes, fittings and modern home features, the development also has facilities like basketball and tennis courts, a swimming pool, sauna room, gymnasium, Jacuzzi, jogging track and community hall.
Both The Address’ and Trehaus’ strategic location affords easy accessibility from George Town, the Bayan Lepas FTZ and other major townships.
With numerous public amenities located close by, one has everything at their fingertips.
Commercial Lot at Udini
An already completed commercial lot, strategically located below the Vertiq Condominium, close to amenities like e-Gate, Tesco, Udini Square, Penang Bridge and the Bayan Lepas FTZ - is also available for sale.
Sized at 12,335sq ft, it is catered to by 25 car park bays right next to the lot and ideal for a variety of ventures, ranging from beauty salons to small businesses or offices that require ample car parking for staff / customers.
Sprawled over 100 acres, this idyllic eco-sanctuary in Permatang Tinggi, Bukit Mertajam, is framed by manicured lawns and designer landscapes that facilitate extraordinary and peaceful eco-living.
Even more gorgeous are the homes here, which include double-storey semi-detached, link semi-detached, bungalow and link bungalow units, all of which have beautifully-designed spaces and outdoor areas.
The freehold development has themed parks, scenic bicycle routes and wide jogging tracks, among other features, that create a lush and healthy living environment.
Its location near the Bukit Mertajam town and Juru Auto-City, affords residents swift access to the rapidly developing Batu Kawan area with its industrial park, IKEA, KDU, University of Hull, Tesco Alma and AEON Jusco Alma.
Not forgetting the easy connectivity to Penang Island that the nearby Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Bridge offers.
Its Phase 2, the Sanctuary Villas, is already completed with CCC obtained. Only a few units of its two-storey bungalows, with builtups of between 2,787 sq ft and 2,861 sq ft, are still available.
These sell from about RM895,000 and are great for home-hunters seeking a reasonably-priced landed property ready for immediate move-in.
Phase 3, the Sanctuary Residence has 218 units of two-storey semi-Ds, link semi-Ds and bungalows with built-up areas ranging from 1,773sq ft to 2,151sq ft. Prices start from about RM695,000.
Phase 3B was launched in early 2016 to overwhelming response, with purchasers queuing up overnight. Only limited and recently-released bumiputra units, are still available.
A mixed development of condominiums, shop/office lots and a hotel, this upcoming project is poised to be Karpal Singh Drive’s newest and most vibrant icon.
Set for launch by the 4th quarter of this year, its condominiums are sized between 872sq ft and 1,077sq ft, with seafacing views. The shop/office units are sized from 1,155sq ft onwards, while the hotel has a proposed net floor area of around 235,000sq ft.
This will also be the last project at this superb location, so do not miss out. Register your interest today!
For more information on these and other current and upcoming projects, visit www. ijmland.com or www.thelightwaterfront.ijmland.com.
For further enquiries, visit IJM Land’s Penang Sales Office at Ground Floor (Tel: 04-2961288), or The Light Sales Gallery at Level 16 (Tel: 04-2961333), both in Menara IJM Land at No. 1, Lebuh Tunku Kudin 3 in Gelugor, Penang.
Otherwise, talk to the company’s representatives at booth M4 during the StarProperty.my Fair 2017 in Gurney Plaza, Penang, from tomorrow until Sunday. Special promotions are offered for easy home ownership.