PETALING JAYA (June 27): Kuala Lumpur Metro Group (KL Metro) and China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) Malaysia commemorated the topping out of Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence on June 22 to mark the completion of the five-star hotel and luxury residences respectively.
The single tower 53-storey mixed-use development project has a total gross floor area of 3,700 sq m (about 40,000 sq ft), with a height of 231 meters (about 2,500 sq ft). Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur features a private pool in each of its 275 suites, and is from Levels 13 and above, while Grandview Residence has 164-unit luxury residences from Levels 36 to 49. Both Imperial Lexis KL and Grandview Residence will be managed by Lexis Hotel Group.
Some of the facilities of the hotel and residence are swimming pool, gym, spa facility, an open-air satellite bar on the rooftop at the 53rd floor, Sky Deck on the 51st floor, multipurpose hall, meeting rooms and a ballroom.
“This is an exciting day for us. Today’s (June 22) 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. The topping out ceremony gets us closer to the completion of Imperial Lexis KL and Grandview Residence. We are on track to open in March next year,” said KL Metro Group managing director Datuk Low Tak Fatt in a press statement.
He added that the group has successfully sold 92% of units prior to the opening of the project under a sales and leaseback programme.
Meanwhile, Lexis Hotel Group president Mandy Chew said the group will be employing and training some 200 employees from communities in and around the Klang Valley, in anticipation of the opening of Imperial Lexis KL and Grandview Residence.
“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 remarked.
The topping out ceremony was graced by Tourism Malaysia deputy director general of promotion Datuk Musa Yusof; the first secretary of Economic and Commercial Counsellor’s Office from the Embassy of The People’s Republic of China, Zheng Le; KL Metro Group executive director Datuk Yap Chuan Thai; CSCEC Malaysia managing director Lyu En; and Lexis Hotel Group Corporate Services senior vice president Tiu Kwe Yee.
Edited by Wong King Wai