Key impacts of Iskandar Puteri Malaysia
Thinking over a potential stake in Iskandar Malaysia? Fret not. Here are six justifiable reasons for both local and international corporations to buy into a partnership with Iskandar Investment Berhad (IIB).
Working hand-in-hand with IIB grants you access to key industry players, as well as state and federal government representatives.
A partnership with us will provide you with the expertise and knowledge needed to establish and expand a business in Iskandar Puteri.
Iskandar Puteri — the administrative capital of Johor — is strategically located in close proximity to Singapore.
Being a modern, and sustainable city, it’s also the gateway to approximately 600 million people across Southeast Asia.
Iskandar Puteri offers excellent connectivity via a vast network of roads and highways.
This enables the movement of inventory to different locations, whilst allowing companies to reduce manufacturing and transportation costs.
With three shipping ports — Pasir Gudang Port, Tanjung Langsat Port and Port of Tanjung Pelepas located along two of the most bustling sea trade routes in the world, the Pearl River Delta and Straits of Malacca, Iskandar Puteri opens up numerous opportunities for investors to leverage on strong economic ties within the Asia Pacific region.
Modern infrastructure and utilities
Built upon a foundation of modern infrastructure and utilities, Iskandar is poised to be the ASEAN Regional Hub for Medical Tourism by opening up the prospect of setting up offshore healthcare operations to new investors. Iskandar also houses EduCity, the thriving education hub that comprises globally-recognised universities, student accommodations, as well as academia-industry action and research and development centres. It’s also home to world-class recreational and sports facilities.
Simply put, the coming together of a diverse set of commercial businesses at Iskandar Malaysia ensures high-quality products and services in education, healthcare and logistics.
Iskandar Malaysia launched the Johor Digital and Emerging Technology Talent Programme (JDETT), an upskilling initiative that aims to develop and nurture local talent for projects within Iskandar NEXT.
JDETT creates high-value job openings at the Blockchain Village@Medini and Drone and Robotics Zone (DRZ) Iskandar enabling graduates of JDETT to demonstrate their prowess during the hosting of events at NEXT, such as L’Etape Malaysia by Tour de France, Rimba Raid@Iskandar and the IGNITE conference.