Tentatively called MSC Tower pending official approval, the nine-storey office building is compliant with the MSC Malaysia Cybercentre status (stage 1) and are both LEED and Green Building Index (GBI) certified.
Spanning 48,833 square feet (sq ft) of gross floor area (GFA), with approximately 3,662 sq ft of net floor area (NFA) on each level, the office spaces have a ceiling height of 9 ft and 2’ x 2’ acoustic ceiling for sound absorption.
“We are very excited with the prospect of MSC Tower. The location is highly strategic and we have worked hard to equip the building with the necessary infrastructure to meet the demands of entrepreneurs,” said Mah Sing group managing director Tan Sri Leong Hoy Kum in a statement today.
“Having MSC status and LEED certification, we are confident that MSC Tower is able to provide a conducive environment where entrepreneurs can focus on the important aspect of building the groundwork towards establishing their business. Being a businessman myself, I understand the importance of having a conducive environment to grow a business,” Leong added.
Mah Sing has also initiated the development of MSC Malaysia Incubator with the MSC Malaysia Creative Incubation Centre at MSC Tower to maximise the success rate of ICT startups and emerging businesses.
Icon City measures 19.6 acres and has an estimated gross development value (GDV) of RM3.2 billion.
The fully-integrated development consists of Phase 1 and 2, with both phases in compliance with MSC Cybercentre status and are designed to be pedestrian-friendly, high green footprint, high ceiling concepts and incorporating automated waste system.
It is equipped with features such as a double-volume spacious and exclusive lobby, high-speed wireless broadband connectivity, fiber optic and CAT6 cables ready as well as controlled access via turnstiles and CCTVs.
Icon City is the first development in Malaysia to achieve 3 green standards concurrently for its various components. The standards are USA’s Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED), Singapore’s BCA Green Mark (for Residential component) and Malaysia’s Green Building Index (GBI).
Phase 1 of Icon City features 30 Jewels, which are 7-storey and 8-storey 30 units of premium lifestyle shop offices; 1-storey and 2-storey Gourmet Street retail shops; 2 towers of Icon Residenz serviced residences; 2 towers of i-SoVo and 1 annexed block to the i-SoVo, the Boutique Office Tower, mentioned here as MSC Tower.
Phase 1 alone will have more than 3,800 carpark bays.
30 Jewels will be premium retail office units (Level 1-3) overlooking the LDP in the front and Gourmet Street at the back, as well as upper levels of duplex offices and showrooms (Level 4-8). These units were priced from RM7.7 million onwards and were 60% sold prior to launch.
Designed exclusively for food and beverage outlets, the Gourmet Street consists of 21 units of 2-storey shop units below the i-SoVo blocks and another 29 units of 1- and 2-storey shop units facing a 2-acre Central Park, which will be further extended by another 2-acre in Phase 2. These Gourmet Street shops were originally priced from RM4.18 million and were nearly fully sold prior to launch.
The 40-storey Icon Residenz has 249 units of service apartments with built-up sizes from 557 sq ft to 1,795 sq ft. Icon Residenz 2, or nicknamed Creative Tower, has 323 units of service apartments with built-up sizes from 675 sq ft to 1,405 sq ft. With a starting price from RM588,000, Tower 2 also features dual-key units and sky facilities.
Icon City’s i-SoVo features small office versatile office equipped with a business executive club, a fully-equipped business centre and sky-garden at rooftop. Housed in Tower 3 and Tower 3A, these 31-storey i-SoVos consist of 91 units of simplex suite measuring 436 sq ft and 366 units of duplex suite measuring 745 sq ft and 1,094 sq ft.
Phase 2 of the development is still in the finalisation stage. It will involve the remaining 10 acres of land with commercial status. The building components will include the iconic headquarters of the Mah Sing Group as well as an office tower, a 5-star hotel tower, a SoHo-cum-service residence tower with hotel services, a 1 million sq ft 6-level shopping mall and more than 8,000 carpark bays.