KL Metro's Construction Milestone With Imperial Lexis KL and Grandview Residence

This event marks an important milestone for KL Metro Group as we watch our vision for a world-class hotel and luxury residence become a reality says Dato’ Low Tak Fatt

KL Metro's Construction Milestone With Imperial Lexis KL and Grandview Residence

Kuala Lumpur, June 2022 – Kuala Lumpur (KL) Metro Group celebrated a new milestone last week with the Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence “Topping Out” Ceremony.

Kuala Lumpur city’s appeal as a destination of choice for business and leisure travellers is expected to be strengthened further with the soon-to-open Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur.

The 5-star hospitality enclave and luxury city hotel and Grandview Residence, a luxury residence is strategically located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, in Jalan Kia Peng, with close proximity to Petronas Twin Towers, KL Tower, KL Convention Centre, KLCC Park, and skyscrapers including Exchange 106.

In recognition of Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence reaching its highest point in construction, a “topping out” ceremony was held last week on the luxury hotel and residence’s rooftop.

The event was held by boutique property developer, Kuala Lumpur (KL) Metro Group in partnership with China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) Malaysia.

The event was graced by distinguished personalities including YBhg Datuk Musa Yusof, Deputy Director General - Promotion, Tourism Malaysia; Ms Zheng Le, First Secretary, Economic and Commercial Counsellor’s Office, Embassy of The People’s Republic of China; YBhg Dato’ Low Tak Fatt, Managing Director, KL Metro Group; YBhg Dato’ Yap Chuan Thai, Executive Director, KL Metro Group; Mr. Lyu En, Managing Director, CSCEC Malaysia; and Mr. Tiu Kwe Yee, Senior Vice President, Corporate Services, Lexis Hotel Group.

Designed by renowned international architecture firm Veritas Design Group, the RM720 Million prestigious 53-storey mixed-use development project with a total gross floor area of 3,700 square meters and measuring at a height of 231 meters.

KL Metro milestone

It will be the first hotel in Kuala Lumpur to feature a private pool in each of its 275 suites. Scheduled to open in March 2023, Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence will be managed by Lexis Hotel Group, a multiple award-winning well-established and experienced hotel management specialist with a portfolio of world-class hotels and resorts across Malaysia.

Dato’ Low Tak Fatt, Managing Director, KL Metro Group said, “This event marks an important milestone as we watch our vision for a world-class hotel and luxury residence become a reality right before our eyes, together with our distinguished business partners - Lexis Hotel Group and CSCEC Malaysia.

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“The topping out ceremony gets us closer to the completion of Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence, which we have no doubt will be a world-class destination in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. With comprehensive facilities and high-quality workmanship, Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence will be elevating the living lifestyle of guests staying here”.

“We are on track to open in March next year and are thrilled to be developing a 275-room 5-star luxury hotel and 164-unit luxury residence in an already dynamic and competitive market, marking our very first entry in the Kuala Lumpur luxury hotel space. Currently, we have successfully sold 92% of units prior to the opening of this prestigious project, which speaks volumes of its popularity and huge appeal, due to the project’s strategic location and attractive facilities. We worked on a sales and leaseback programme for the sale and have shown excellent track record on rental returns thus far”, he adds.

Business ties

Mr Lyu En, Managing Director, CSCEC Malaysia said the smooth construction of Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence would not have been possible without the strong support and trust from KL Metro Group. We sincerely hope to continue to strengthen our business ties and build long-lasting collaborations with the Group for future projects, for a mutually beneficial partnership.

“We also hope to receive support from all parties involved in the construction of this project and look forward to having this project garnering attention from individuals, visitors and the local community in Malaysia. I am certain that this project will set a benchmark in promoting the recovery and development of Malaysia’s economy, especially the tourism industry, in the post-pandemic era”, he added.

For Mandy Chew Siok Cheng, President, Lexis Hotel Group, in addition to aesthetics that are designed to exude contemporary elegance and luxury, the luxury hotel and residence will feature state-of-the-art technologies blended with real-world practicalities so that our guests and residents can enjoy a pleasant, restful and productive stay.

“Customer service excellence will also be our top priority. We are delighted to be employing and training some 200 employees from communities in and around the Klang Valley in anticipation of the opening of Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence. Naturally, our operations will also benefit businesses in and around the area, and will create new job opportunities”, she said.