(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) First-ever leisure retail residential development in langkawi
From left: shaharul farez hassan group ceo of tradewinds corp; mohamed alabbar chairman of tradewinds corp; malaysian prime minister mohd najib tun razak; syed mokhtar al-bukhary founder and chairman of the albukhary group; former malaysian prime minister dr mahathir mohamad; and mukhriz mahathir chief minister of kedah state. — supplied photo
Tradewinds corporation the premier leisure and hospitality owner-operator in malaysia chaired by mohamed alabbar and backed by the albukhary group on wednesday unveiled the masterplan of its flagship project perdana quay with a gross development value of dh4.5 billion in langkawi.
Perdana quay is the island’s first-ever integrated leisure retail residential and commercial development targeted at luxury travellers seeking an ecological and nature-oriented option to more conventional destinations like phuket and bali.
Malaysian prime minister mohammad najib tun razak unveiled the masterplan and also marked the ground-breaking of the burau langkawi a luxury deluxe resort that marks the first phase of perdana quay.
Alabbar now member of
expo 2020 body
Dubai — his highness shaikh mohammed bin rashid al maktoum vice-president and prime minister of the uae and ruler of dubai in his capacity as ruler of dubai has issued decree no 20 of 2014 attaching chairman of emaar properties mohamed ali alabbar as a member in expo 2020 preparatory committee. the decree is effective from the date of its issuance and will be published in the official gazette. — wam
The burau langkawi is expected to be completed by the end of 2017 and will feature 245 deluxe rooms and 60 luxury villas including 26 ultra-luxury villas on pulau anak burau. overall perdana quay will echo of some of the most famous resort destinations in the world including malibu the maldives and monaco.
“perdana quay will energise the economy of langkawi by creating a world-class leisure and lifestyle destination. it will be a magnet for tourists as well as for investors seeking high-end residences in a spectacular beachfront location” alabbar said.
“tradewinds corporation will bring world-class design and construction competencies to perdana quay which will create new jobs support local industries and strengthen the tourism sector” he added.
Nestled in a sheltered bay on the island’s north-western corner facing the andaman sea perdana quay will be developed over 10 years in six phases and is aimed at tourists from fast-growing asian countries like china singapore and the middle east.
Spread over 240 acres of land at pantai kok-teluk burau on the northwest of the island the project will be developed into five distinct components including waterfront holiday villas lake homes and other luxury residential properties.