1Borneo is a mixed development project strategically located on 23.3 acres of prime land along Jalan Sulaman Highway, adjacent to University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) with close proximity to the state and federal administrative centres as well as mega townships and housing estates.
Located within Kota Kinabalu, 7 km northwards along the Jalan Sulaman Highway surrounded by lush greenery overlooking the majestic Mount Kinabalu and the Crocker Range, 1Borneo is set to be the ultimate shopping experience for locals and foreign tourists alike.
The largest component of the project is the shopping podium with a gross area of 1.5m sq ft. The 4.8m sq ft of the overall integrated component consists of 4 international & regional chain Hotels, Condominiums, Auto city, Oceanarium & Discovery centre, Handicraft & Cultural Centre, Spa & Fitness Centre, Amusement Centre, Bowling Centre, Cineplex, Gourmet Lane.
The Gross Development Value for the project is at RM1.2billion. Regional Consultants with proven track record such as CCN Consulting Sdn Bhd and SG Retail Network Pte Ltd; as well as a professional team of Centre Management from the region has been secured from the preliminary stage. Strict control on interior design and visual merchandising requirement where Parker Carroll Design Sdn Bhd (synonymous with KLCC) and our in-house Interior Designer Team, Alto Design oversees every aspect.
Anchor Tenants – 1 stop hypermall with cluster of concept/flagship stores with 21 mini and main anchor tenants, luxury watch boutiques, high end jewellery shops, leading international and regional fashion boutiques of over 100 brands. Over 70% of the total lettable space (including those owned by developer and leaseback lots from buyers) is achieved to maintain optimum control and performance with excellent trade mix and anchor tenants for every floor. Secured close to 40% of the tenants with the most promising & exciting retailers from Singapore. Together 45% of our international and regional retailers, we are close to about 90% tenanted. include an international hypermarket, , over 34,000 sq ft of Golden Screen multiplex with 8 cinema screens, K-Box from Singapore.
The flagship “Tunestore” in collaboration with Tune Ventures (founded by YBhg Dato’ Tony Fernandes) is also setting up store at 1Borneo. Said Mr Dennis Melka, one of the founders “We decided on KK due to its rapid growth. A staggering 50 to 75 million people will be traveling in the SEA region in the next 5 years.”
International and regional chain hotel groups – 4 hotels positioned at 1Borneo namely ACCOR (the world’s leading European brand in hotels) with Novotel (263 rooms), Mercure Hotel (338 rooms), BEST WESTERN (the world’s largest hotel chain) with BW Courtyard Hotel (160 rooms), the revolutionary hip Tune Hotels.com (168 rooms), bringing the total to 929 hotel rooms at 1Borneo.
Condominiums – 4 Towers which include A&B (25 storeys, 399 units each), Tower C (28 storeys, 119 units) , Tower D (over 12 storeys, 91 units); totaling 1008 units.
Autocity Showroom – 35,077 sq ft of space and 31,000 sq ft elaborate bonded warehouse cum car showroom to showcase the latest in exotic sports cars and luxury convertibles to all types of vehicles.
Oceanarium & Discovery Centre – 35,000 sq ft – the largest in East Malaysia will hold 750,000 million litres of over 500 species of marine life.
Handicraft and Cultural Centre – showcasing Sabah’s rich cultural heritage of indigenous arts, crafts & Malaysian-made apparels & products such as a collection of weaving tools, musical instruments, various ethnical garments and accessories as well as batik & handicraft making.
• Seamless transportation from taxis, bus shuttle services from 4 major routes,
an airconditioned bus terminal, hovercraft and helicopter services.
• Ample carparking exceeding 3,500 bays for customer convenience.
32 escalators, 4 travellators, 23 passenger lifts, 10 goods lift and a car lift.
• Physically disabled-friendly facilities including 6 special lifts.
• Exclusive event and promotional areas.
• Platinum Lifestyle card catering to your every need at 1Borneo.
• Hypermall is targeted to be completed by first quarter of 2008.
1Borneo is poised to be an icon for Sabah and shall herald a new era in the Tourism, Retail and Property sector.