PENANG, JAN 30 – Berjaya Land Development Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Berjaya Land Berhad (B-Land), today signed an agreement with construction company Ban Soon Aik Construction Sdn Bhd for the infrastructure works of Parcel 1 also known as Kensington Gardens, and the ancillary infrastructural works consisting of the main boulevard, walkways, bicycle lanes and parks of the carefully master planned development.
The 18-month contract, valued at RM38.6 million, covers the entire infrastructure works for Kensington Gardens, consisting of 26 acres of land. Earth works and excavation began in December 2015 and is scheduled for completion in May 2017. The infrastructure works include 40ft & 50ft of internal road works, street lights, drain work, underground incoming power cables and underground telecommunication cables & fiber-to-the home (FTTH) The signing ceremony was held at Suffolk House, Penang with about 100 guests in attendance. Signing on behalf of Berjaya Land Development Sdn Bhd was Director, Victor Leong Guan Yeong, while Ban Soon Aik Sdn Bhd was represented by Managing Director, Ooi Ah Soon. Witnesses at the signing included Eason Phan Yoke Seng, Executive Director of Berjaya Land Berhad; and Ooi Guo Chean, Director of Ban Soon Aik Sdn Bhd.
Kensington Gardens is the first parcel to be developed out of the 3 parcels in Jesselton Villas. Kensington Garden consists of 69 units of bungalow lots ranging from 5,995 sq.ft to 9,634 sq.ft in size. The project has an estimated gross development value of RM321 million.
In his speech at the signing ceremony, Eason Phan said, “We are proud to be working with Ban Soon Aik Construction to begin on the infrastructure works for Kensington Gardens. Their many successful projects are testament to their experience and expertise as a reputable construction company in Penang, and we are confident that they will be able to do an excellent job with Kensington Gardens.”
“Kensington Gardens enjoys the prominence of being Georgetown’s most distinguished and finest residential spot. Once completed, it will feature beautiful green landscapes bearing Terrace, Ridge, Turf and Lakeside themes, crafting a sophisticated space for residents to enjoy the best of nature right outside their homes. The development will incorporate the finer elements of communal living, making the best use of space, walkability and connectivity with carefully designed walkways and bicycle lanes, encouraging a healthy lifestyle among its residents,” said Eason.