Menara Binjai is a 35-storey Grade A corporate office tower nestled right in the heart of the world class KLCC enclave. It neighbors GTower, Menara Citibank, The Troika and PNB Darby Park.Menara Binjai is formerly known as CSS Tower, which CSS stands of Dr. Chua Seong Siew, the ambitious man who started the project. The tower site was formerly the family home of the Chua family since the 1930s. The family works together with project manager Khor Joo Saik Sdn Bhd (KJS), Veritas Architects (an award-winning architect firm) and Jones Lang Wootton (leasing agent) for this project. Adding to the list, the developer has appointed CB Richard Ellis (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (CBRE Malaysia) as the property manager of Menara Binjai. Even though its name has changed to Menara Binjai, but you can still find the CSS initial on its logo. This green tower comprises 35 storeys of ground and mezzanine floors, 4 podium car parks levels, 4 basement car park levels and 29 office floors. It was awarded with Dual Green Building Certification by Singapore's BCA Green Mark Gold and Malaysia's Green Building Index. Besides that, Menara Binjai is built to CONQUAS and QLASSIC standards. Its energy-efficient operations allow up to 25% savings on electricity and air-conditioning consumption.Among the prominent features of Menara Binjai is its security feature that includes high-speed single destination based lift system for controlled access to designated floors and turnstiles which located at the entrance floor - which is also implemented in 1 Sentral. Besides that, it features flexible air-conditioning system that allows each individual unit to manage its air-conditioning system from the centralized chilled water air. The air quality is also controlled with constant software monitoring and carbon dioxide detection. Menara Binjai also uses state-of-art lighting system that features day lighting system (will dim peripheral light fixtures during peak daylight periods), individual lighting controls, T5 fluorescent light fixtures and motion sensors for lighting in toilets, parking driveway and stairwells. Moreover, it also features 3-way under-floor trunking for electrical, voice and data cabling.Menara Binjai is strategically located within the central part of Kuala Lumpur city centre. There is aplenty amenities surrounding the tower - and mostly reachable within minutes of walking. It is just minutes of walking away from Ampang Park Shopping Mall, Suria KLCC and Avenue K. Plus, it is just next to Ampang Park Putra LRT station.
Name: Menara Binjai
Address: Jalan Binjai, Off Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
Developer: Khor Joo Saik Sdn Bhd
Completion Date: 4th quarter 2011
Type: Grade A Corporate Office Tower
Gross Floor: 473,000 sf
Net Lettable: 333,000 sf
Fross Floor: 16,000 sf
No. of Blocks: 1
No. of Storey: 35
No. of Units: 38 (up to 2 tenants per floor)
Triple volume garden terrace on every 3 floors (vertical garden)
Rooftop 'Sky Garden'
High-speed destination based lift system
24-hour security with
Basement car park (450 bays)
Without a doubt, Menara Binjai is another iconic building in the country. It has set a new benchmark of the green building for others to follow. Apart of its beauties and energy savings feature, it is also well located and conveniently reached via public transport or private vehicles. It is easily accessible from Maju Expressway, North-South Highway, Duke Highway and AKLEH Highway.