JM Corp said the construction of the 31-storey tower with a net floor area of about 480,000 sq ft will commence this month and is scheduled for completion in 39 months.

KUALA LUMPUR: IJM Corp Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary IJM Construction Sdn Bhd has bagged RM378 million design and build contract from Damansara Uptown Retail Centre Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of See Hoy Chan Sdn Bhd Group, to undertake the construction of the Uptown 8 corporate office tower in Damansara Uptown.

In a statement released today, IJM Corp said the construction of the 31-storey tower with a net floor area of about 480,000 sq ft will commence this month and is scheduled for completion in 39 months.

Its chief executive officer and managing director Datuk Soam Heng Choon said the Uptown 8 is another great addition to the company’s portfolio of mixed-development projects.

“We take great pride in partnering with See Hoy Chan for the past three years in their journey to transform Damansara Uptown, which is an outstanding integrated development,” he said.

Built to attain leadership in energy and environmental design (LEED) Gold status and green credentials, the Grade-A office building has two levels of commercial space and 1,387 parking bays which is equivalent to one car park bay for every 345 sq ft of office space.

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