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Cyberport City plans to attract global ICT companies into Iskandar Malaysia

AvantiKumar | Oct. 30, 2013
Phase 1 will start from 2014 with an initial gross development value of almost US$200 million.

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Image - Aerial view of MSC Cyberport

 

The first of three development phases of MSC Cyberport City in Iskandar Malaysia will start from early in 2014 with an initial gross development value of RM626 million (US$199.05 million), according to MSC Cyberport.

Speaking during the recent Gala Dinner of the 2013 Asia Pacific Outsourcing Summit (APOS), MSC Cyberport Johor chief executive officer Ganesh Kumar Bangah said the 35 acre phase one plan in Kulaijaya, located within Zone E of Iskandar Malaysia. MSC Cyberport City will include the development of:

- 125,000 sq ft MSC Cyberport Digital Centre which shall be the icon of MSC Cyberport City;
- 89 Cyber Enterprise Complexes which cater for companies that want customised offices and data centre buildings;
- 400 units of SOCO or Small Office Cyber Office that cater for living as well as small start-ups and small e-commerce companies;
- 364,000 sq ft Cyberpark catering for data centres and purpose built buildings for outsourcing companies; and
- a Lifestyle and Incubation Centre.

"MSC Cyberport City is targeted to attract local and international Information and Communication Technology (ICT) companies and outsourcing companies that want to locate in Iskandar Malaysia," said Bangah. "The MSC Cyberport City will be developed with all the key components required for such companies to thrive, including the infrastructure, talent and facilities required by these industries."

Bangah said MSC Cyberport City is to be the ICT flagship of Iskandar Malaysia and is a state-of-the-art MSC Malaysia development project to be developed on a 150-acre freehold land in Kulaijaya.

It is located within the area of Kulai and Senai and is strategically located at the meeting point of the North-South Highway and Second Link Highway. MSC Cyberport City is about half an hour away from Singapore and within a three-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur.

MSC Cyberport City is designed with a modern cluster of ICT buildings where skilled knowledge workers will reside and work. The concept of Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability (LOHAS) has been adopted for the development of the Cybercity.

 

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