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 Singapore.