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Top 10 News You shouldn’t miss about Batu Kawan

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Batu Kawan the name isn’t familiar to all Penang Lang. In fact, it has became one of the hottest topic on daily discussion.

But here’s the Top 10 News You shouldn’t miss about Batu Kawan.

Penang 2nd Bridge
Penang 2nd Bridge

1. Penang 2nd Bridge

Penang second Bridge, also known as Jambatan Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge, connecting Island Batu Maung and Mainland Batu Kawan(Bandar Cassia). The total length of the bridge is 24km, making it the longest in SouthEast Asia. Completed on 2012, it is said to split the burden of Penang First bridge. However, due to lack of development over Batu Kawan, the main population is still concentrate on Penang First Bridge.

The spectacular night view of Penang 2nd Bridge

2. Batu Kawan is a Part of PTMP(Penang Transport Master Plan)

Believe it or not, Penang State Government have taken every steps of future growth into consideration and proudly to say that Batu Kawan is the part of PTMP.

These ongoing developments in Batu Kawan townships has intensified with the opening of the Penang Second Bridge. The proposed BRT system is to link the mixed industrial-commercial and residential townships to the nearest KTM station at Simpang Ampat and also the Raja Uda–Bkt Mertajam monorail which terminates at Permatang Tinggi.

The proposed BRT line can potentially be extended to other areas:

  • From Permatang Tinggi northwards to Seberang Jaya to serve the Permatang Pauh and Bukit Minyak catchment (including Universiti Teknologi Mara or UITM and Politeknik SeberangPerai); and also interchange with the Raja Uda–Bukit Mertajam Monorail. Refer Map
  • From Batu Kawan southwards to Nibong Tebal to serve the planned townships at Byram Changkat and interchange with KTM Komuter at Nibong Tebal. Refer MapSimilarly, these identified transit corridors can be reserved as part of the State’s planning process.

3. Batu Kawan Industrial Park

Batu Kawan Industrial Park is an industrial park in Batu Kawan, Seberang Perai. It is located on the south side of the Penang 2nd Bridge. So far, among the companies that have set up plants at the Batu Kawan Industrial Park include Boon Siew Honda Sdn Bhd, Bose Systems Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Haemonetics Malaysia Sdn Bhd, HP Malaysia, Malaysian Automotive Lighting Sdn Bhd, One Auto Hub, SanDisk, Seagate Batu Kawan and Segmental Box Girder casting yard.

It is all located under the shaded cream of the area.

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4. Batu Kawan is 2nd Penang Island.

Batu Kawan is surrounded by Jawi River towards Tengah River which makes it an Island Itself. Surprise!! Here’s the picture below to show how exactly it is an island. Some say Batu Kawan is P2, which is another Penang Island.

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5. One Auto Hub & University of Hull

One Auto Hub is a 2,000,000 sq.ft. commercial development by PKT Logistic Group in Batu Kawan, Penang.

Stategically located on the right side of the highway, this development comprises a few commercial components, which includes The 12 Waves (Warehouse), The Ship Campus (University), The Lighthouse Lodge (Premium B&B), The Automotive Boulevard, Part Centre, The Mangrove Walk & Wildlife Sanctuary. One Auto Hub is slated to emerge as one of the largest automotive logistics providers in the country to cater to the needs of the automotive industry under the purview of the Northern Corridor Implementation Authority.

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The ship campus is the University of Hull itself. With RM130 Millions invested  by PKT Logistics Group Sdn Bhd, a total logistic solutions provider, University of Hull will setup its first franchised branch campus in Batu Kawan, with completion targeted in three years. Tio, the company’s chief executive, said the branch would be called The Ship Campus as it was designed like a ship and able to accommodate about 5,000 students.

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6.Aspen vision City & Ikea

Of Course we couldn’t miss out one of the Lime Light. The Aspen Vision City

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Covering 245 acres of prime Freehold land in Bandar Cassia, Batu Kawan, Aspen Vision City is one of the biggest mixed developments in Penang. Among the key highlights of Aspen Vision City is the development of an integrated shopping centre and the Northern Region’s very first IKEA store.

Aspen Vision City offers an exciting combination of residential, commercial and everything in between. The development consists of condominiums, shop offices, serviced suites, hotels, office tower, financial hub, medical centre, international school as well as a diverse array of top notch facilities and amenities one can expect from a meticulously master planned integrated city.

 

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  • New Investment HOTSPOT Location @ Penang Batu Kawan
  • 5 mins to Upcoming Shopping Mall
  • 5 mins away to Penang 2nd Bridge
  • 5 mins to KDU
  • 5 mins to World Renown House and Furnishing mall.
  • Low Density
  • A New Metrocity 

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7.Paramount Utropolis & KDU University College

Utropolis is Paramount Visionary Metropolis that is going to set up at Penang Batu Kawan. This 44.15 acres self-contained integrated development comprises residences, ­flexible office and retail spaces, hotel and the ­flagship KDU Penang University College. Featuring a mix of freehold residential and commercial components including serviced residence, office & retail spaces and a hotel. The new township will offers a live-and-learn, work-and-play environment that promotes healthy learning and work life balance.

Utropolis batu kawanAs the Parent company Paramount Corporation Berhard, KDU Penang University College (KDU Penang UC) will set foot on Batu Kawan just next to Utropolis. This 10 acres Campus is able to accommodate up to 5000 students.  Anchored by KDU Penang UC’s flagship campus, this new university metropolis will feature an innovative live-and-learn, work-and-play integrated lifestyle concept, unlike anything in Penang today.

8. Shopping @ Penang Design Village

Penang Design Village
Penang Design Village

Penang Design Village, A.K.A Premium Outlet is the First premium Outlet mall in Northern State of Malaysia. It is target to open by this end of November in time for School Holiday. Design Village itself will have an estimated GDV of between RM200 million and RM300 million.

With over 150 stores planned in 400,00 sqft outletmall, Design Village offers a whole new Shopping Experience in tropical garden, with sheltered walkway and captivating jewel boxes. The confirmed tenants so far are: Hugo Boss, Armani Exchange, Calvin Klein, DKNY, Esprit, Samsonite, and Starbucks.

9. Affordable Housing 

Strategically located in Bandar Cassia, Batu Kawan, Hijau E-Komuniti is one of the largest masterplanned development project in Penang. A long term development envisioned to be a sustainable township, Hijau E-Komuniti will be implemented in stages throughout multiple phases. This Affordable Housing involve 5 phases. screen-shot-2016-09-29-at-10-32-12-pm

Suria, which is phase 1 of the masterplan is currently undergoing construction. 

10. Columbia Asia Hospital

Columbia Asia, a chain of hospitals in Asia, is investing RM185 million to construct and operate the first hospital in Batu Kawan.

The Purchase and Development Agreement take place between Columbia Asia and Aspen Group and Ikano Pte Ltd. After the first IKEA store, Columbia Asia Hospital is another international brand that’ll set foot on Batu Kawan MetroPolis under gross development of RM8 Billion, is expected to be completed in 2025.

Aspen Vision City Artist Impression

 

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  • New Investment HOTSPOT Location @ Penang Batu Kawan
  • 5 mins to Upcoming Shopping Mall
  • 5 mins away to Penang 2nd Bridge
  • 5 mins to KDU
  • 5 mins to World Renown House and Furnishing mall.
  • Low Density
  • A New Metrocity 

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