Forest City Malaysia – Where Smart Meets Fun & Green
A Dream Living and Working Space Ecosystem
Forest City Malaysia, a joint venture between Country Garden Group and the Malaysian-government-backed Esplanade Danga 88 Sdn Bhd (EDSB), is a newly-built smart and green futuristic city spanning four man-made islands and covering 30km2. The city combines environment, technology, and cutting-edge technology to create an ideal, idyllic, and technology-driven living and working space ecosystem. It offers a unique opportunity to be part of this dynamism.
Innovative Living Technologies and Personalized Services
Forest City Malaysia has completed over 9,000 new homes, allowing an additional 6,500 residents to move into one of the world’s most innovative new cities. The Starview Bay complex, completed in May, offers a comprehensive and connected smart island experience that encompasses innovative living technologies, personalized service, and community events.
Cutting-Edge Smart Security Systems and Multicultural Community
Forest City also utilizes the latest smart security systems to ensure the safety of its residents, including smart doors and elevators that use facial and fingerprint recognition, and invisible electric fencing. The Forest Life App allows for remote video intercom communication, door unlocking, and alarm triggers, as well as real-time streaming of public areas. To ensure residents integrate seamlessly into community life, Forest City has devoted most of its manpower to the positions of butler, aiming to cultivate an intimate relationship with each property owner. With residents from over 30 countries, Forest City has also organized multicultural events to encourage cultural exchanges.
Location and Recognition
Developed by Country Garden Pacificview Sdn. Bhd. (CGPV), Forest City is located within the Iskandar special economic zone (SEZ) at the southern-most tip of Peninsular Malaysia, bordering Singapore. The development, with a construction period of 25-30 years, was established under the Economic Transformation Plan of the Malaysian government in 2006 and invested by both Singapore and Malaysia governments. It spans approximately 30 sq. km and consists of four human-made islands (approx. 20 sq. km), a golf resort, and IBS industrial park (10 sq. km). The city has been named by Forbes as one of “five new cities that are set to shake up the future”.
Overall, Forest City Malaysia is a unique and innovative smart and green city that offers a comfortable and sustainable living environment to its residents. The city’s cutting-edge technology and personalized services enhance the quality of life of the residents, making it an ideal place to live, work and play.