Monday, February 24, 2014



Following the successful launch of Phase 1 – Tropez Residences, Tropicana launches Phase 2 – Bora Residences amid much fanfare

 Bora Residences is part of Tropicana Danga Bay
Deluxe living in Bora Residence in Johore

 Property developer Tropicana Corporation Berhad officially launched Bora Residences, Phase 2 of the Tropicana Danga Bay mixed integrated development at the growing region of Iskandar Malaysia.

This new high-end development ensures that residents enjoy breath-taking scenes of a 5-acre waterfront central park; modern conveniences of shopping, alfresco dining and resort facilities; canopied by lush greeneries and huge water bodies creating a welcoming atmosphere within the development. Consisting of six luxury residential towers, it comes with a range of floor plans with different sizes to cater for various market segments, including one-bedroom duplexes with double volume ceilings, dual key concept units, homes with bay windows and balconies, as well as two penthouses with private swimming pools – all conveniently integrated with the retail centre for convenient access. With 4-tier, 24-hour security and high resolution motion-activated CCTV, residents will have peace of mind lounging in units with built-up areas ranging from 694 square feet to 3,443 square feet. Each building is interconnected via sky bridges, thus creating communal spaces for residents to connect with each other.

Spread across 22 acres of lush greeneries, the 42-storey Tower A of Bora Residences comprising of 396 units is now open for sale. Invited guests were also presented with four new modern show units inspired by today’s lifestyle concepts. Priced from RM750,000, this development has a gross development value of RM480 million. The unveiling of Bora Residences comes after the successful launch of Tropez Residences, Phase 1 of Tropicana Danga Bay, which has recorded more than 90% take up rate.

At the unveiling of Bora Residences, Lee Han Ming, Managing Director, Southern Region of Tropicana said, “The property market in Johor is exciting as it is reaping the benefits of the incredibly dynamic growth of Iskandar Malaysia. Besides the local developers, Chinese and Singaporeans developers were also adding more vibrancy of the market mix. These have brought many changes to Johor’s property landscape, signalling market confidence and potential growth prospects. We have strong product differentiation and we believe that Bora Residences will cater to the current growing demand for a mixed integrated development that embodies style, quality, safety and conveniences.”

“Over the last two decades, Tropicana has consistently created unique developments that combine modern and resort-themed lifestyles. Our extensive experience in designing exclusive and innovative developments is synonymous with the Tropicana brand. We strive to cater for modern lifestyle needs by creating a mixed integrated development complemented by practical design within a strategic location,” he added.

During the official launch at Tropicana Danga Bay’s sales gallery, Tropicana brings an exquisite experience to all its invited guests. Guests were treated to an awe-inspiring performance by an International Asian Soprano and National Grand Champion of Classical Singing, Tan Soo Suan of Dama Orchestra and a perfectly choreographed ballet performance by the Royal Academy of Ballet. Other notable highlights that transpired during the launch included an insightful talk by property guru, Ho Chin Soon and a cooking demo by the renowned Chef Wan. Also present was Pam Loh, Executive Director, Marketing & Sales of Tropicana; Deborah Henry, Miss Universe Malaysia 2011, with UFM100.3 DJs Wen Hong and Li Mei as emcees for the event. The launch ended with a lion dance by world champion troupe and a stunning display of fireworks.

About Tropicana Danga Bay
Strategically located within Tropicana’s jewel of the south, Tropicana Danga Bay is a mixed development project located on 37 acres of prime freehold land within Zone A of Iskandar Malaysia. It offers a blend of both lifestyle and commercial properties. Tropicana Danga Bay, which has an estimated gross development value of RM8.3 billion, is set to be a commercial centre for a multitude of business trades such as retail, food and beverage, banks, budget hotels, medical services, educational services and office space. It is primed to take centre stage as one of Iskandar Malaysia’s prominent business hubs.

In the future, this development will have unparalleled convenience as it will be near the Railway Transit System and the High Speed Railway that connects Singapore to Kuala Lumpur. To add to that, the Singapore-Johor Causeway main link is just a 10-minute drive away, whilst the second link is 20 minutes away. With the creation of EduCity, the education hub within Iskandar Malaysia, residents will have world-class education at their doorsteps with renowned names such as Marlborough College, Raffles University of Iskandar, Newcastle University and the University of Southampton. As far as entertainment is concerned, the famous theme parks of Legoland and Hello Kitty Town are but a mere drive away.

Launched on 4 November 2006, Iskandar Malaysia covers 2,217 sq km and is located in the southern Johor. It is three times bigger than Singapore and two times the size of Hong Kong. Iskandar Malaysia continues to receive attention from both local and foreign investors. As of 31 October 2013, the country’s first economic growth corridor has attracted about RM129.42bil in committed investments since 2006, and targets to achieve RM383bil of investments by 2025.

The master development of Tropicana Danga Bay
Bora Residences, Phase 2 of Tropicana Danga Bay
The stylish interior of Bora Residences
Guests were impressed by the show units and scale models at Tropicana Danga Bay gallery
Cooking demonstration by Chef Wan for guests at the launch of Bora Residences at Tropicana Danga Bay
The crowd cheers as the lion dance performance amazed onlookers

About Tropicana Corporation Berhad
Tropicana Corporation Berhad (formerly known as Dijaya Corporation Berhad) is involved in a spectrum of businesses that includes Property & Resort Development, Property Investment, Manufacturing, Land Trading and Investment Holding. Listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia since 1992, the Group strives to develop distinctive and innovative properties: Tropicana Golf & Country Resort, housing Malaysia’s largest and award-winning clubhouse; Tropicana Indah Resort Homes; and Tropicana City, a mixed integrated development in Petaling Jaya. A pioneer of guarded residential developments in Malaysia, Tropicana has won many prestigious awards, such as the FIABCI Malaysian Chapter Leisure Development Award in 1995. In 2011, Tropicana’s Tropicana Grande was named the Best Residential High-rise Development with the highest five-star rating in Malaysia and Best Residential High-rise Development in Asia Pacific at the International Property Award in association with Bloomberg Television and Google. In 2012, Pool Villas, the latest three-storey semi-detached development by Tropicana was named the Best Multiple Units Development in Malaysia at the Asia Pacific Property Awards.

 In 2013, Tropicana Metropark won the highest five-star rating for Best Mixed-use Development (Malaysia) at the Asia-Pacific Property Awards 2013; named one of the top 10 property developers at BCI Award; and was conferred the Hall of Fame Award at both the Malaysia Power Brand Award 2013 and Super Excellent Brand Award 2013. New projects include Tropicana Gardens in Tropicana Indah Resort Homes, Tropicana Metropark in Subang, Tropicana Heights in Kajang, W Kuala Lumpur Hotel and The Residences in Kuala Lumpur, Tropicana Canal City in Greater Kuala Lumpur and Tropicana Landmark in Sabah. Down south in Johor, the Group has expanded its presence to the popular Iskandar Malaysia region with Tropicana Danga Bay, Tropicana Danga Cove and Tropicana City Centre.

 In Penang, the Group is planning to develop a mixed development project known as Penang WorldCity in Bayan Mutiara and Tropicana 218 Macalister in Macalister road. For more information about Tropicana, please visit

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