Bina Puri Construction Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bina Puri Holdings Bhd, has been awarded a RM36.6 million substructure project in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
The award from Sunsea Development Sdn Bhd is for the construction and completion of earthworks, piling works, pile caps, basement slab and basement retaining wall for a proposed commercial development in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
The substructure works are part of the Kota Kinabalu City Waterfront (KKCW) development and construction is expected to be completed within nine months, the holding company said in a statement Thursday.
KKCW which had its groundbreaking in February, is a mixed commercial development comprising four-levels of retail mall, residential designer suites and a five-star international hotel, all to be built on a 1.248 hectare of sea frontage land.
The project is a joint venture between DBKK Holdings Sdn Bhd and Sunsea Development Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary company of Waterfront Urban Development Sdn Bhd, the statement added.
With the above award, Bina Puri group's current book order stands at RM2.32 billion, having managed to secure new projects of up to RM1.15 billion so far in 2009.
It will continue bidding for new projects, both locally and internationally and is confident of securing new projects before year-end.
Meanwhile, Bina Puri Construction's on-going projects in Sabah, include the construction and completion of "Dewan Kuliah Pusat Ke-2" and "Pusat Pasca Siswazah for Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Kota Kinabalu, Sabah and a housing development at Sayang Buang, Papar.
It had completed projects valued about RM1.5 billion in Sabah which includes, the 38-km of Kota Kinabalu Sulaman Coastal Road, Institute Latihan Perindustrian Sabah, Wisma PERKESO, Road from Jalan Sipitang to Tenom and Jesselton Condominium.
Source : Bernama
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