Appreciation lunch in honour and recognition of TIMA 2016/17 winners
Johor Bahru, 28 September 2017 – Fresh from its triumph at the Asia Property Awards 2017 last month, multiple-award township developer, UMLand Seri Austin recently organized an Appreciation Lunch to commemorate TIMA 2016/17 held at its Seri Austin Sales Gallery in Johor Bahru. The commemorative luncheon was attended by participants and winners of The Iskandar Malaysia Accolades (TIMA) 2016/17. This function was specially hosted by Mr. Wong Kuen Kong, who is the CEO of UMLand Seri Austin as well as the Acting Group Director of UMLand Townships.
The exclusive event kicked off with opening address from Mr. KK Wong followed by keynote speeches by officials from Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), the principal organizer of TIMA 2016/17. Among the notable speakers include En. Safuan Yusof (Director, Urban Observatory, IRDA), Sr. Khaidzir A. Rasip (Vice-President, Urban Observatory, IRDA), and also Mr. Eddie Tan (Managing Director, TTIEN Media Group and Co Organizer of TIMA) who gave a video presentation entitled “TIMA Winners Trailblazer” which showcased the next plan of action leading towards the region’s vision. TIMA 2016/17 is a collaborative joint-venture strategic partnership between TTIEN Media Group and IRDA. The official coffee-table guidebooks for TIMA 2016/17 published by TTIEN Media Group were also personally handed out by En. Safuan Yusof and distributed among attendees throughout the entire event.
The Iskandar Malaysia Accolades (TIMA 2016/17) forum and award ceremony honoured a total of 23 developers and service providers for projects and landmarks that exhibit Iskandar Malaysia’s vision in positioning it as a smart region. Divided into seven main categories; “Most Balanced Community”, “Most Liveable Residence”, “Most Conducive Workplace”, “Most Happening Place”, “Most Impactful Investment”, “Most Relaxing Environment” and “Value Champion”, the awards were given to projects, services and best practices that are in line with Iskandar Malaysia’s vision, targets and objectives related to sustainability and social equity. The brainchild of Iskandar Regional Development Authorities (IRDA), the awards portray six Smart City Iskandar Malaysia dimensions in focus namely Smart Environment, Smart Economy, Smart Governance, Smart People, Smart Living and Smart Mobility. The event was also organized in conjunction with Iskandar Malaysia’s 10th anniversary celebration. Iskandar Malaysia is also the manifestation of the government’s vision to develop a world-class ‘Strong and Sustainable Metropolis of International Standing’.
Seri Austin has once again strengthened its impeccable track record in its quest towards building developments that feature conducive healthy and sustainable township. This achievement marks yet another milestone in its journey towards excellence. Awards such as TIMA are truly challenging but also really satisfying for property developers and real estate practitioners to receive industry recognition and acknowledgment for their teamwork and accomplishments. UMLand Seri Austin is proud to be associated with the effort and hardwork for which the teams have contributed towards TIMA 2016/17. Congratulations to all the winners and those who have participated. For more information about The Iskandar Malaysia Accolades (TIMA), please visit: For additional details on UMLand Seri Austin, kindly visit:
SERI AUSTIN Township (developed by Dynasty View Sdn Bhd – a wholly-owned subsidiary of UMLand) is a multiple award-winning township located within the popular growth corridor of Tebrau in Johor Bahru offering easy accessibility and residential appeal. With easy accessibility, the township offers a 36-hole golf and country resort within the area and middle-class suburban elegance with surrounding commercial centres such as AEON Tebrau, TESCO, Fairview International School, Sunway College, KFCH International College, Hospital Sultan Ismail and many international food cuisines. Seri Austin, spread across 500 acres of freehold land, is planned with homes of quality design and affordable pricing.Together with its healthy and conducive living environment, the township offers a ‘Simply Better’ lifestyle.
The township has been recognized as the 1st Smart Healthy City and Communities Township in Iskandar Malaysia due to its emphasis on outdoor facilities like beautiful lakes and smoke-free parks, recreational areas and jogging tracks. It is also the first township in Johor to incorporate designated bicycle lanes, a Riders’ Point and High Speed Broadband (HSBB) access. In 2017, Seri Austin was awarded the inaugural Noble Excellence Awards 2016 (Southern Best Development of The Year and National Best Development of The Year – Residential Landed – Aster Luxury Cluster & Semi-D Homes) and TIMA 2016/17 (The Iskandar Malaysia Accolades) on “Corporate Value Champion” and “Overall Value Champion”. With its modern architectural and layout designs, Seri Austin homes have been able to capture the interest and imagination of homeowners while staying true to its “Simply Better” homes concept.