Malaysia, New tallest building, now ready for business and could be open for tours
Hi Guys !! this is Johnson for JohnsonMalaysia.com your Local tour guide in Kuala Lumpur.
I personally stayed on the very spot where todays tallest building standing. It was former Public Work Department’s Houses with lime plastering wall and ample space . I love old buidings ! The neighbor was a hockey coach, nice man, he moved out later. I had a dog then, space to play badminton and the football field just across the house. Behind the house was a wet Chinese Market. This place has its own history.
The New Big Boy
Exchange 106 skyscrapers standing at 492m, now officially the tallest building in Kuala Lumpur metropolitan city. It surpasses Petronas Twin Towers (452m) by 40m as the tallest building in Malaysia. Petronas towers with each 88 floors compare to Exchange 106 with 106 floors. The tallest building on the planet earth is still Burj Khalifa in Dubai at 830m.
New Financial hub
The Exchange 106 office block is located in the Tun Razak Exchange, or TRX, a newly geared to become Kuala Lumpur’s financial magnet district. The well planned MRT station is located underground allows efficient public transportation.The owner of Exchange 106 and TRX is Indonesian developer Mulia Property Development and Malaysia’s Ministry of Finance.
The BIG BOY skyscraper’s cost of construction is still a mystery to the public for now, but I believe it will be made known at the right time by the finance minister. As a Tourist it will be exciting to go up to top level. The night view here is like special starts glittering in the sky.
The certificate of “completion and compliance“, set for tenants to move into its 4.9 million sq foot of office space, across 106 floors.”The Exchange 106 offers column-free and long spans of office space ranging from 22,000 sq ft to 34,000 sq ft, the largest columnless space in Malaysia. ” said Exchange 106 in a statement issued on Wednesday (Oct 2).
The first tenants are expected to move in by December, said Ms Joanne Ang, head of leasing for Mulia Property Development.
Bro Coming soon
The next Big Boy in Kuala Lumpur on the making is no other than PNB 118 that is will be 630m high with 118 floors. Till than exchange 106 certainly will give a Wow to tourists coming in to Kuala Lumpur via KLIA or KLIA 2 for corporate conference and tours.
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