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All Systems Go!

All Systems Go!


Posted By on Jul 25, 2013

The ground breaking ceremony is right on schedule starting at 5pm on this Saturday, 27 July 2013. By now most of the purchasers who have booked units at The Astaka would have received their personal invitations to this private event. So many dignitaries and important persons will be attending and there is certainly no shortage of attendees as the returning RSVPs have surpassed the 800 figure and still rising. Anyone has missed out on the invitation? We wish one and all who is attending The Astaka ground breaking ceremony this Saturday a wonderful time partaking in the activities...

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The AP is obtained.

The AP is obtained.


Posted By on Jul 15, 2013

The long wait is over! The Advertising Permit has finally been received. The developer is all set for the official launch and the SPA is ready for the purchasers. Time is of the essence. Purchasers paying in cash and not requiring any bank financing can expect to receive the documents earlier. Those needing a mortgage loan will have to get their applications processed and soon. The deadline to sign the SPA is only 14 days. The first payment is 10 percent of the purchase price of the unit at The Astaka. Congratulations to all the purchasers who have booked their units in the 1st Phase. There remains just about 150 units for sale in the soon-to-expire Preview (prelaunch) Phase. For those who missed out earlier, call the hotline now – (+65) 91 444 680 – to book your...

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A more definitive date has been picked for the Ground Breaking Ceremony of The Astaka at the actual site in Bukit Senyum, Johor Bahru.  The many unforeseen delays and postponements in the completion of the Show Suites of The Astaka, as well as the present Ramadan period had collectively pushed the event till the end of this month, on 27 July 2013. The developer is finalising the guests list to include the Royal Guests-of-Honours, VVIPs and a good number of the purchasers who have placed bookings for the units at The Astaka. More details will be released leading to this momentous...

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JAPAN-based construction company Penta-Ocean Construction has been appointed to undertake the design and construction of The Astaka, the proposed residential project located at No.1 Bukit Senyum, Johor Bahru, Iskandar Malaysia. The contract was awarded today by Astaka Padu Sendirian Berhad, the developer of the GDV RM6b mixed development projects. With the ground breaking to commence in July 2013, the prime residential project is slated for completion by December 2018 or earlier. The development will comprise over one million sq ft of floor space for high-end luxury homes in two residential towers of 64 & 70 storeys offering panoramic views of the Straits of Johor and the picturesque city of Johor Bahru. Dato’ Zamani Bin Kasim, CEO of Astaka Padu Sdn Bhd, said the award demonstrated the developer’s commitment to appointing the best firms in the respective industries to construct The Astaka. And Penta-Ocean as a fully integrated civil and building contractor has the capabilities to undertake construction projects which are both technically and aesthetically challenging as evident in Penta-Ocean’s other projects including Ion Orchard, The Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, and VivoCity in...

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