- Why GBS ISKANDAR?
- World-Class Infrastructure
Iskandar Puteri’s infrastructure is extensive, with over 15 highways, 2 airports (including Changi in Singapore – only an hour’s drive away), and ample commercial and residential space. 4 fixed line and 6 mobile telcos deliver world-class telecoms services. Electrical supply is highly reliable and special zones such as the MSC offer additional performance guarantees.
There are plenty of bus services - feeder, express and public to meet the transportation needs of communities within Iskandar Malaysia.
Network of Highways
Iskandar Malaysia has excellent connectivity with its extensive network of highways and road system. Travelling via the Tuas Second Link or the Johor-Woodlands Causeway, it is possible to reach Singapore’s central business district from Medini Iskandar in less than 45 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.
The strategically-located Senai International Airport is a mere 25 minute drive from Medini. Servicing 7 airlines, Senai Airport links to 22 destinations in six countries, whilst Changi International Airport in Singapore (an hour’s drive from Medini), links to over 60 global destinations and services over 54 million passengers annually.
Dedicated Ferry Transfer
In the pipeline are additional transportation services that aim to make travelling as seamless and efficient as possible. The Puteri Harbour ferry service existing links to Batam and Karimun, with future services planned for Singapore’s HarbourFront.
High Speed Rail
Future High Speed Rail Connecting Kuala Lumpur – Singapore via Iskandar Puteri
Passengers on the service can travel between the two cities in two countries in under 90 minutes and there will be a station in Iskandar Malaysia.
Malaysia has an exemplary telecommunications network that covers the whole country. There are multiple operators for fixed line as well as mobile lines. These telcos have managed to provide full coverage across the nation with 4G LTE speeds available in most major cities. With so many operators, service availability is touted at 99.9%.
World-Class IT Infrastructure
Today’s businesses rely on the Internet and Malaysia ranks 83 in the Global Competitiveness for Bandwidth speed with a national average Internet connections speed of 2.2Mbps. For businesses, Unifi offers up to 50Mbps that runs on their ultra-fast fibre optic network.
The Medini Business District has been developed to meet and exceed the standards outlined below and is slated to receive the MSC Malaysia Certification soon.
Located within Iskandar Puteri, the Medini Business District has been developed to meet and exceed the standards outlined below:
||Multiple Network facilities and service providers
|>99.9% service availability
|Full coverage for all cellular operators
||Power Redundancy and > 99.9% reliability for electricity
|Uninterrupted water supply
||Two or more public transportation modes
||Strict enforcement to ensure adherence to MSC Malaysia Environmental Guidelines
|Security & Safety
||15-min response time by authorities
|Customer Service Quality
||One-stop-centre for Cybersecurity/Cybercentre management with client charter
There are abundant commercial offices in and around the Iskandar region that are available for sale or lease. There is approximately 450,000 square feet of commercial office space currently with 1.5 million square feet to be made available in the near future. Many distinguished property developers such as UEM Group Berhad, WCT Holdings Berhad, and many others are committed to transform large tracts of land into specialised, conceptual developments to spearhead the growth of this region. On average, the rental rate is still low, below USD2 per square foot.