A market for the community

May 30, 2012

A market for the community


KIP Mart has the comfort and convenience of a modern hypermarket with a full range of goods for families, yet it retains the personal touch.

KIP Marts are not hypermarkets, superstores or departmental stores. It has the comfort and convenience of a modern hypermarket with a full range of goods for families.

The prices at Kip Mart are attractive because it is operated by owners who are either wholesalers or the main supplier of their produces, products or goods. KIP Mart has been branded as a community mart as it is close to the communities.

KIP Mart arranges and organises programmes, performances, events with the residents from the communities and hold them in KIP Mart. Thus, KIP Mart turns into a platform for communal gathering and socialising, besides being a place where customers can shop for their needs.

The first KIP Mart opened in August 2002 in Masai Johor. Since then, KIP Mart has become a household name in Johor with four outlets located in Masai, Tampoi, Kota Tinggi and Segamat.

With its success down south, KIP Mart feels it is the right time to expand its business in, Malacca and Negri Sembilan.

KIP Mart Melaka and Senawang are poised to open for business in early 2013. Construction work for both KIP Mart outlets has just started. Beyond that, KIP Mart will be venturing into Selangor and Pahang in the near future.

Suitable locations have been identified for KIP Mart outlets in Kuantan, Pahang and Cyberjaya in Selangor respectively.

The KIP Group is actively searching for other suitable areas to open more KIP Mart stores throughout Malaysia.

Interested landowners or agents with suitable land can call Sam Khoo at 012-389 9739 for more information.

The prices at Kip Mart are attractive because it is operated by owners who are either wholesalers or the main supplier of their produces, products or goods.

KIP Mart Melaka and Melaka Commercial Development (KIP Utama Commercial Hub)
KIP Mart Melaka will be located at a strategic and convenient location at Batu Berendam Industrial area where it is about one kilometre from the Melaka Sentral Bus station, one of the busiest areas in Melacca.

It is located along Jalan Tun Fatimah which id linked to all major expressways such as SPA (Sungai Udang–Paya Rumput– Ayer Keroh), AMJ (Alor Gajah– Melaka Tengah–Jasin), Jalan Ayer Keroh and North-South Highway. It is accessible from any part of Malacca.

KIP Mart Melaka has a gross area of about 280,000sq ft (26,012sq m) with 180,000 sq ft of rentable area on a single-storey building with partial mezzanine floor.

It consists of a fresh market, about 20% of total floor area, where you can find fresh products such as, fish, chicken and beef, vegetables, fruits and other sundried goods such as Yong Tau Foo and santan which you normally find in traditional wet markets.

As Malacca is a tourist town, a “local products” corner will be included in the fresh market area where local specialities such as Cincalok, Gula Melaka and more will be available.

There are many housing and industrial areas nearby such as Taman Malim Jaya, Taman Bertam Perdana, Taman Cheng Mutiara, Batu Berendam Free trade zone, Batu Berendam Industrial Park, Malim Jaya Industrial Park and Cheng Technological Park which form a large catchment pool for commercial activities.

With such a strategic and convenient location, besides KIP Mart Melaka, KIP Group has also included a comprehensive commercial development, named KIP Utama Commercial Hub. This includes a 368-room three-star hotel and a KIP Homemart (a one-stop home furnishing centre) to be operated by KIP Group and 388 units of serviced suites and 22 units of three-storey shopoffices for sale.

The hotel consists of hotel rooms and suites for short-term and weekend tourists and business travellers while the serviced suites comprise two-bedroom and three-bedroom suites that cater for local and foreign investors.

The total development is 18 acres (7.28ha) where 10 acres (4.05ha) go to KIP Mart Melaka, and eight acres (3.2ha) go to mixed commercial development with a total gross development area of 1,500,000sq ft (139,354sq m).

  • For more information, call 012-717 7126. For enquiries pertaining to KIP Utama Commercial Hub development, you can call 016-700 2533/012-722 8966.

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