Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Info: Pulau Melaka

Pulau Melaka, Malaysia’s first “Twin Island City Centre”, is undertaken by Pulau Kembar Sdn Bhd. A 98.999%-owned subsidiary of Talam. This waterfront development project involves the reclamation of two islands, approximately 0.5 km off the coast of Malacca new town centre measuring 40ha and 50ha respectively. 

The reclamation of the first island of 40ha and a 30m bridge linking to the mainland had been completed.Pulau Melaka development will comprise 4,387 units of residential and 4,180 units of mixed commercial development together with leisure-cum-tourism amenities such as marine theme park, marina, hotels and waterfront activities. With an estimated Gross Development Value of RM1.46 billion, the project has recorded sales of RM195.3 million representing 1,419 units sold as at 31 January 2005.

Masjid Selat Melaka ("the Malacca Straits Mosque") - a new mosque built on top of columns above the water, with a lighthouse-like minaret - is located on the southern shore of the island.