The Ascott Group, has signed a contract to
manage a new premium serviced residence in Kuala Lumpur Sentral,
one of the largest commercial and lifestyle developments in
Ascott was awarded the contract by GSB Sentral
Sdn Bhd, an established property developer under Gapurna Group
with interests in construction, commercial property development
and information technology.
The new 143-unit serviced residence, called
Ascott Sentral Kuala Lumpur, is part of the prestigious 348
Sentral project which also comprises an adjacent office block
whose main occupant will be Shell Malaysia.
Slated to open in 2013, the serviced residence
is located in Kuala Lumpur Sentral, a unique
‘City-within-a-City’ development designed by renowned architect Dr
Kuala Lumpur Sentral houses
Malaysia’s first Multimedia Super Corridor cyber centre and its
largest transit hub with six rail networks connecting to all over
the country. The exclusive urban centre is also home to the
offices of many multinational companies as well as retail,
recreational and entertainment facilities. Even though Kuala
Lumpur Sentral is phased for full completion by 2015, it is
already well-known for its self-contained live, work and play
Mr Lim Ming Yan, CEO of The Ascott Group
Limited, said: “KL Sentral is
now one of the most sought after office addresses where several
multinational companies and large local conglomerates are
located. For our customers, Ascott Sentral Kuala Lumpur will
offer another premier accommodation when they travel to the
capital for business or leisure. At the same time, having our
eighth property in Malaysia will enable us to reap even greater
economies of scale for our owner and strengthen Ascott’s
leading position in the country.”
Ascott Sentral Kuala Lumpur
will offer a range of apartment types from studios to one and
two-bedroom units, enabling travellers to choose an ideal
residence for their lifestyle.
Travellers will also enjoy
various amenities including a swimming pool, gymnasium, spa,
convenience store, as well as a food & beverage outlet.
the addition of Ascott Sentral Kuala Lumpur, Ascott has a total of
953 apartment units across eight properties in Malaysia. Ascott Sentral Kuala Lumpur is the second Ascott-branded property in
the country, after Ascott Kuala Lumpur which opened in 1999.
The company has five other properties in Kuala Lumpur - Somerset
Seri Bukit Ceylon, Somerset Ampang (opening in 2010) and three
properties for corporate leasing.
Elsewhere in Malaysia,
travellers can also experience Ascott’s Somerset Gateway when
they are in Kuching.
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