Commitment to Malaysia digital transformation

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Emblematic Moment: Then Acting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim plants the Malaysian flag on the i-City scale model during the historic launch in 1997, witnessed by I-Berhad chairman Tan Sri Lim Kim Hong. A visionary journey commenced, shaping the vibrant future of i-City as a symbol of progress and innovation.

Emblematic Moment: Then Acting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim plants the Malaysian flag on the i-City scale model during the historic launch in 1997, witnessed by I-Berhad chairman Tan Sri Lim Kim Hong. A visionary journey commenced, shaping the vibrant future of i-City as a symbol of progress and innovation.

Mercu Maybank in i-City - a transformer in development and urban landscape

This is not just a saga of steel and glass; it is a narrative of how an office tower profoundly influences the essence of a community. The striking 33-storey Mercu Maybank in i-City, which commands attention to any who drives along the Federal Highway, stands proudly beside the 5-Star DoubleTree by Hilton i-City, overlooking the CNN-acclaimed City of Digital Lights and Central i-City Mall.

Beyond the visual spectacle that the development adds to Shah Alam’s skyline, there is a captivating story of a Grade-A, GBI-certified smart office tower, unfolding over the past decade.

Completed in 2022, Mercu Maybank has then become a force reshaping the socio-economic dynamics of Shah Alam’s city centre. This landmark, now an award-winning structure with the prestigious FIABCI Awards 2023 – office category, cements i-City’s commitment to Malaysia Digital transformation and serves as the cornerstone for knowledge workers and MNCs in the surrounding community.

In the present day, Mercu Maybank stands as a catalyst for economic vibrancy and seamless community integration, solidifying its place as a transformative entity in the heart of the capital city of Selangor.

Architectural Grandeur: Mercu Maybank in i-City Finance Avenue is a stunning blend of sophistication and modern design. Reflecting the essence of excellence, it stands tall as a symbol of innovation and prominence.

Architectural Grandeur: Mercu Maybank in i-City Finance Avenue is a stunning blend of sophistication and modern design. Reflecting the essence of excellence, it stands tall as a symbol of innovation and prominence. This smart office tower is today home to many MNCs and knowledge workers.

Enabler of innovation

i-City’s visionary master plan was conceptualised by world-renowned Jon A Jerde, drawing inspiration from his Roppongi Hills in Tokyo, Japan and Mercu Maybank reflects the Mori Tower, which was inaugurated by then Acting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in 1997.

This 72-acre freehold development aspires to create a harmonious international community, seamlessly integrating office, hospitality, residential, leisure and retail spaces in a locality that many would have so easily dismissed as a mono-ethnic community.

As the nation accelerates its initiative to revolutionise Malaysia’s digital capabilities to firmly establish the country as ASEAN’s digital hub, i-City will be growing alongside to establish the ultrapolis into a leading digital city in Malaysia, enabling and inspiring innovations with its robust ecosystem and network with leading technology providers from all over the world.

Within i-City, Malaysia No 1 Technology City’s tech-centric landscape has enabled multitudes of innovations – from smart building management systems that optimise energy efficiency to state-of-the-art security protocols leveraging facial recognition that optimises security and workforce management.

Mercu Maybank in i-City: I-Berhad chairman Tan Sri Lim Kim Hong (second from right) receiving the FIABCI trophy from FIABCI Malaysia past president Datuk Alan Tong Kok Mau as FIABCI Malaysia president Datuk Firdaus Musa (right) looks on. Mercu Maybank won the FIABCI Awards 2023 – office category.

Mercu Maybank in i-City: I-Berhad chairman Tan Sri Lim Kim Hong (second from right) receiving the FIABCI trophy from FIABCI Malaysia past president Datuk Alan Tong Kok Mau as FIABCI Malaysia president Datuk Firdaus Musa (right) looks on. Mercu Maybank won the FIABCI Awards 2023 – office category.

Fusing business and leisure

i-City makes it a well-integrated international ultrapolis in the Shah Alam city centre. The proximity of the 5-Star DoubleTree by Hilton i-City, standing right next to Mercu Maybank and Central i-City Mall, forms a symbiotic relationship that enhances the overall experience for visitors, residents, and professionals alike in i-City.
The dynamic interplay between these components creates a holistic environment where work, leisure, and hospitality converge, establishing a vibrant and well-integrated urban ecosystem within the heart of Shah Alam’s city centre. Together, they contribute to the narrative of i-City as a destination, for a complete and sophisticated urban experience.

A touch of eat and play

Looking at i-City from the bird’s eye perspective, this integrated ultrapolis is a nexus where work, lifestyle, and leisure converge seamlessly. The CNN-accolade City of Digital Lights which is central in i-City harmonises the vicinity with the dynamic energy of the city. As the day transitions to night, the captivating sparkles from over 1 million LED lights turn the cityscape into a mesmerising symphony.

Adding to the allure, i-City boasts CityWalk, a bustling lifestyle hub for young and old with its newly opened Digital Sports Arena and Immersive Winterland; and Thailand’s Central i-City Mall, creating a central hub for recreation, dining, and shopping. The strategic location establishes i-City as a dynamic urban experience catering to a broader community’s diverse needs.

Connecting Communities: The LRT3 line, a vital artery in the urban landscape, threads through i-City and unites communities. A modern lifeline that paves the way for seamless transit and a brighter future, it will be in operation in Q1 2025.

Connecting Communities: The LRT3 line, a vital artery in the urban landscape, threads through i-City and unites communities. A modern lifeline that paves the way for seamless transit and a brighter future, it will be in operation in Q1 2025.

A goldmine for property investors

Having built a vibrant work, dine and play ecosystem, i-City, with its harmony in proximity, is now a property investor’s haven. For those seeking not just returns but a stake in the future of convenient living, i-City’s latest development, BeCentral emerges as an unparalleled opportunity. Strategically positioned within i-City Finance Avenue, this freehold serviced residence, slated for completion in mid-2025, promises more than just a luxurious living experience – it offers a gateway to the vibrant heart of i-City’s urban innovation and lifestyle excellence.

BeCentral is a goldmine for those looking to align their investments with the pulse of progress. With futuristic features like face recognition, AI features, a 5-star hotel lobby, smart security, hands-free parking and many more, BeCentral caters not only to the modern resident but also to the savvy investor eyeing prime real estate.

Investing in property 50 steps from Mercu Maybank, DoubleTree by Hilton i-City and Central i-City Mall is a strategic move where the prospect of marketing the property to high-quality tenants is limitless – especially with its location centrally located in a vibrant destination conducive for eating, playing and living.

Accessibility seamlessly connected

The LRT3 i-City Station which is expected to be operational in Q1 2025 will further boost the infrastructure connectivity of i-City. Not to mention, its connectivity to major highways such as NKVE, WCE and with direct access from Federal Highway provides a seamless route to the destination for business travellers and leisure visitors.

Wyndham Suites KLCC: Located within the heart of KL City Centre with a magnificent skyline overseeing Petronas Twin Tower, Menara Telekom and Exchange 106, this iconic building is just a stone’s throw away from the bustling city centre, and yet a sanctuary to call home.

Wyndham Suites KLCC: Located within the heart of KL City Centre with a magnificent skyline overseeing Petronas Twin Tower, Menara Telekom and Exchange 106, this iconic building is just a stone’s throw away from the bustling city centre, and yet a sanctuary to call home.

Wyndham Suites KLCC, an addition to I-Berhad’s hospitality portfolio

Along with the 5-star DoubleTree by Hilton i-City and Best Western in i-City, Wyndham Suites KLCC, located in the heart of KL city centre, is the 3rd hotel in I-Berhad’s hospitality portfolio. Partnering with a global industry player like Wyndham, with its vast global network, will provide a powerful platform for this I-Berhad’s asset to gain greater international exposure.

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts is the world’s largest hotel chain worldwide, with over 9,000 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents.

According to Wyndham Hotels and Resorts Asia Pacific president Joon Aun Ooi, Malaysia continues to be a popular destination for business and leisure travellers, adding that: “This partnership will provide further growth opportunities for our portfolio of hotels by strengthening the presence of our flagship brand, Wyndham, in Malaysia.”

Wyndham Suites KLCC, a luxury condominium development located in Zone 1 of KL city centre promises living at its finest, alongside Wyndham’s signature five-star hospitality and guest services, to property investors as well.


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