Iskandar Malaysia was designed with investors in mind. The region will enjoy
state-of-the-art facilities, full infrastructure and a one-stop business centre to ensure business transactions are fast, seamless and convenient.
Iskandar Malaysia is set to become Southern Peninsular Malaysia's most
developed region, where living, entertainment, environment and business
seamlessly converge within a bustling and vibrant metropolis.
Located in Johor, the southern gateway to Peninsular Malaysia, its
- Six to eight hours flight radius from Asia's burgeoning growth
centres such as Bangalore, Dubai, Hong Kong, Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei and
- Within reach of a global market of some 800 million people.
- Accessible through the air, land, rail and sea.
- Flanked by three major ports, the Pasir Gudang Port, Port of Tanjung
Pelepas and Tanjung Langsat Port.
The first of its kind, Iskandar Malaysia has been allocated RM6.83
billion by the Government. Encompassing a vast acreage of land, it is the
largest single development project ever to be undertaken in the region.
Because of its strategic location, accessibility to leading Asian cities,
proximity to some of the world's most rapidly growing and important
economies, and a range of attractive fiscal incentives, Iskandar Malaysia is
poised to attract an exciting influx of foreign and high-level corporate
investments as discerning investors look to benefit from its many advantages
and high growth potential.
By having one of the most conducive business environments in the region,
Malaysia is easily one of the best places to invest in. Taking into account
its competitive wages, low inflation, high staff retention rate, a
well-educated and multilingual workforce along with world-class
infrastructure, it makes perfect economic sense to invest in a country that
is as sound and stable as Malaysia.
The Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) is a Malaysian Federal Government
statutory body tasked with the objective of regulating and driving various
stakeholders in both public and private sector towards realizing the vision
of developing Iskandar Malaysia into strong and sustainable metropolis of