Has the year reshaped your business operation? Change has been inevitable for most companies, charging forward with new ideas on flexibility, right-sizing and the quality of work-life. While challenges of running a business amidst a global pandemic have presented themselves, so has an opportunity for an upgrade — if you know where to look. Set your sights no further than KL Eco City, and here we tell you why.
Winner of 2019 FIABCI Malaysia Property Awards (Oﬃce Category) and World Gold Winner of 2020 FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Awards (Oﬃce Category), KL Eco City is a game-changer for the astute businessmen and investors. This 25-acre mixed-use and transit-oriented development is conceived as a city-within-a-city, anchored by commercial oﬃces, luxury residential towers, lifestyle retail outlets and a four-star hotel which will be flagged under the Thai-originated Amari chain.
The new business hub of KL
With its distinctive business address on Jalan Bangsar, unrivalled connectivity, and adaptable work spaces in various configurations, a move to Aspire Tower could very well be a step in the right direction for businesses.
As more and more businessmen growing interest in KL Fringe area over KL City Centre, Bangsar has also been growing more popular and trendy as a business location. It has become a stamp of social and entrepreneurial approval for an upstart to thrive in Bangsar, or for companies expanding to do so while embracing fresh, new ideas.
“Location, strong visibility of the company, clustering of related businesses, accessibility by roads or public transport and having suﬃcient carpark are among the key decision factors involved in purchasing an oﬃce,” shares Veena Loh, Director of Research & Consultancy of JLL Property Services.
KL Eco City oﬀers an outstanding opportunity to tap the potential of the emerging new commercial hub, dubbed the New Golden Triangle, which extends from KL Sentral on Jalan Bangsar to Damansara City in Damansara Heights, encompassing also Bangsar, Pantai and Mid Valley City. At the heart of this New Golden Triangle sits KL Eco City which not only leverages on its highly strategic location but also adds value to this increasingly significant CBD by creating new standards in accessibility, design and architecture, functionality as well as rental rates.
Strategically situated at the heart of the integrated mixed-use development KL Eco City, Aspire Tower enjoys the perks of having direct access to the LRT-KTM integrated rail hub which comprises of the existing Abdullah Hukum LRT Station linked to the new KTM Komuter Station. One can hop on the KLIA Express easily from KL Sentral which is only two stations away from KL Eco City.
KL Eco City is also interconnected by major roads, and easily accessed with six new ramps and bridges towards Federal Highway, New Pantai Expressway (NPE), Jalan Maarof and Jalan Bangsar. An internal two-tier road system is also provided to ensure smoother incoming and outgoing traﬃc flow within the development.
“The presence of supporting services like hotel, a wide range of F&B in nearby retail malls and other related services provides convenience to the oﬃce tenants at KL Eco City,” says YY Lau, Country Head of JLL Property Services.
Connected to Mid Valley City via a pedestrian link bridge, KL Eco City has also attracted high-profile tenants from professional services, consumer electronics and new tech including Samsung Malaysia Electronics, Zurich Malaysia, F-Secure, Gibraltar BSN Life Berhad , Phillip Wain Malaysia, WeWork, Shopee, Klook, J&T Express, and Veolia Water.
“A well-developed transit-oriented development (TOD) is likely to see price appreciation as the development matures and more companies and individuals move to the TOD. Ownership enables the company to save substantial cost in the long term. In terms of business, a company owning the office in a TOD in the longer term will attract customers from those utilising the remaining mixed development due to the ease of transport,” YY Lau adds.
How much space would you like? You decide
“To weather through the after-eﬀects of COVID-19, most businesses will be looking at cost- cutting measures to preserve cash and ensure business continuity,” shares Teh Young Khean, Executive Director of Corporate Services of Knight Frank Malaysia. “More oﬃce occupiers are seeking flexibility to allow them to stay nimble and avoid getting locked in long-term leases.”
Oﬀering further insight, James Buckley, Knight Frank Malaysia’s Executive Director of Capital Markets, adds: “We find multi-national companies prefer the flexibility that comes with renting oﬃce premises whilst many local, established, companies see the advantages of long term ownership and the ability to build up equity over time, rather than paying out monthly rental.”
With over 670,000 sq ft of best-in-class commercial space, Aspire Tower features layouts for three different office types, catering to a wide spectrum of industries and corporate needs. A flexible spatial planning system provides a fertile environment to nurture networking amongst industry players, from young start-ups to international corporations. The 42-storey Aspire Tower offers various office configuration ranging from 1,152 sq ft to 18,690 sq ft. Whether you are a start-ups, multi-national corporation or looking to right-size your office during this pandemic, Aspire Tower is the perfect location for your company with its prestigious Bangsar address.
Typical sizes: 1,152 to 1,971 sq ft
Key features: Compact, adaptable and affordable
Right for: Startups looking for a dynamic office environment with luxury premise amenities
Typical sizes: 3,623 to 16,393 sq ft
Key features: The widest flexibility in terms of size to accommodate various workplace demands
Right for: Medium-sized companies looking to offer designated creative work spaces
Typical sizes: 18,690 sq ft (Entire floor)
Key features: The entire floor is yours, utmost exclusivity and executive level amenities
Right for: Large companies to organise and provide the best office environment with a multitude of layouts
Perks of the office
Aspire Tower elevates productivity to new heights by oﬀering a range of service premises advancing a lifestyle element beyond the conventional 9-to-5. Service premises which include wellness facilities adjoining with a swimming pool, sky dining and business centre are available for outright purchase by companies.
This Grade-A stratified corporate oﬃce tower will be served by 16 elevators transporting its occupants to either the low zone or high zone via two independent lift lobbies. With every component considered, the lobbies have been constructed to incorporate a proficient management of vertical traﬃc with state-of-the-art security. From the latest card-access system and professionally monitored Closed Circuit Television (CCTV), to a diligent Visitor Management System (VMS) and catalogued turnstile access, these lobbies ensure a secure work environment.
Proprietors at Aspire Tower can also enjoy the unique benefit of owning car parking spaces where a purchase of selected oﬃce space within the tower allows you to enjoy your very own private parking bays for absolute convenience. Each parking space transforms a significant cost outlay into an investment and an asset. This allows you to enjoy your very own private parking bays without needing to endure the daily hassle of finding a parking space and escaping the trouble of renewing the monthly season parking pass.
Designed for forward-thinking entrepreneurs, Aspire Tower aims to cement the status of global corporations by upholding the greatest standards in the integration of workspace, leisure and interconnectivity. Aspire Tower is the finest and final corporate office tower available for sale in KL Eco City.