More than thousands of people were gathered at Country Garden Danga Bay on August 11th, to celebrate the Grand Opening with Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, The Sultan of Johor. Sultan Ibrahim thanked Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd (Country Garden), one of the biggest property developers in China, for choosing the city for its maiden overseas project.
Sultan Ibrahim believes that the mega Country Garden Danga Bay property project will be a success. He mentioned that the state government will do its best to ensure smooth-sailing for the project. He also assured investors that the project would receive fruitful returns. According to Mr Yeung Kwok Keung, the founder and chairman of Country Garden, the construction of Country Garden Danga Bay is ahead of schedule and he expects both the project and Iskandar Malaysia to continue to prosper.
“I believe Country Garden Danga Bay will be a good prospect for Johor Bahru. Besides contributing to the appreciation of the land in the vicinity, I believe we can enhance the environment, boost the economy in the region and increase job opportunities. I hope that this will encourage more China-based enterprises to invest in Malaysia, thus contributing to the bilateral friendship between China and Malaysia.” The entire 750,000 sq ft of show village of Country Garden Danga Bay were overwhelmed with almost ten thousand people. Three-kilometers of cars queued to get into the car park. Estimated more than 5,000 cars came yesterday.
Families and friends were gathered to participate in all the events and activities planned by Country Garden. Included in the day programs were live band singing at the Bar Street, friendly clowns giving out balloons, artist drawing portraits, windsurfing competition, beach activities and many more.
Delicious local food at the Food Bazaar Street was ready for visitors to fulfill their hunger too. In the evening, the “Meet & Greet” session with the Singapore Artistes received great response. By 5pm, everyone rushed to the beach to meet up with their idols. Truly all enjoyed and were entertained.
At night, the music band took over the stage. Accompanied by the most popular hits and songs, everyone’s spirits were being lifted up. When the time comes for the fireworks, the entire crowd stood still to watch the spectacular fireworks sparkled from the middle of the open sea. It is believed that this was the best fireworks ever in Johor Bahru. You can see the smile on each faces.
Country Garden Grand Opening achieved total revenue of RM5 billion and more than 5,000 units booked. Indeed it is a successful event!
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