UMLand Bandar Seri Alam Announces “Smart City” Initiative

Further development of Bandar Seri Alam Township to form an all rounded and self-sustaining ecosystem


Top ten and award winning Malaysian property developer, United Malayan Land Berhad (UMLand) launches a new initiative that will see the transformation of Bandar Seri Alam, one of its flagship townships here in Iskandar Malaysia.

The initiative focuses on the partnership with Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), TNBX, Telekom Malaysia, and Regency Specialist Hospital, which will allow further developments in the township. Present at the launch were Datuk Dr Sahruddin bin Jamal, Former Johor Menteri Besar, Tun Musa Hitam, UMLand Chairman, and Dato’ Ng Eng Tee, Executive Deputy Chairman of UMLand, as well as other government officials and industry players.

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“Bandar Seri Alam has shown true organic growth and development, allowing it to further expand as a smart township. In addition, this exercise carried out by UMLand is in line with the state government’s initiative to bring growth and development to Johor, while also making it an ideal environment for both local and foreign investors,” said Dr Sahruddin.

He also expressed his excitement and gratitude to UMLand in taking the lead to adopt Iskandar Malaysia’s Smart City and Low Carbon initiatives that will help improve the quality of life of the people living and working in the area.

MoU signing to kick-off the partnership initiative; from left: Azhar Omar – Regional Director (Southern), Telekom Malaysia Berhad, Ir Azean Abu Samad – Chief Solutions Officer, TNBX Sdn Bhd, Datuk Ismail Ibrahim – Chief Executive IRDA, Dennis Ng Yew Khim – Group Managing Director, UMLand, Serena Yong – Chief Executive Officer, Regency Specialist Hospital Sdn Bhd, Mohd Noor Abdul Salam – Director Strategic Management, UMLand Witnessed by; from left in the middle: Tun Musa Hitam – Chairman, UMLand, Datuk Dr Sahruddin bin Haji Jamal – Former Menteri Besar Johor, Sr Dzulkifli bin Ahmad, and Dato’ Ng Eng Tee – Executive Deputy Chairman, UMLand

Dr Sahruddin further added, “With the combination of sustainable technology within the township, it will allow for improved public safety and the quality of life by enabling cashless payments, integration of 5G networks, more efficient public transportation, energy efficient buildings and cleaner water treatment and waste management.”

Located in Flagship D of the Iskandar Malaysia economic region, UMLand Bandar Seri Alam was identified by IRDA as one of the key drivers of development in the area, combining and balancing the elements of economic, environment and sustainability to form an all rounded and self-sustaining ecosystem.

In line with IRDA’s Smart City Guidelines and Low Carbon Blueprint; Bandar Seri Alam was chosen to take the lead in becoming the “Smart City of Knowledge”. As one of Johor’s pioneer developers, UMLand aims to play a vital part in the developments in the Iskandar Malaysia region.