Pahang Technology Park (Gambang)
The Pahang Technology Park in Gambang is developed to become the catalyst to spur high-tech related industries in the state. The technology park includes components such as a halal food park, biotechnology, information and communication technology (ICT) centre and an agritech centre. With the development, Gambang is foreseen to be the main technology park in the eastern corridor.
|Pahang Technology Park Fast Facts|
|Distance from Nearest Town||30km from Gambang town, 220km from Kuala Lumpur city|
|Total Planned Area (hectares)||667.9|
|Total Land Developed (hectares)||667.9 (under dvelopment)|
|Total Land Available (hectares)||666.1|
|Selling Price (RM psf)||Not available|
|Quit Rent per Annum (RM)||RM15 for every 100 square metre portion of it for the first 2 hectares and RM10 for every 100 square metre or portion of it subject to a minimal taxation of RM150 per ownership|
|Annual Assessment||7% of the property / land value|
|Lease Period||99 years|
|Type of Preferred Industry||ICT, biotechnology and halal hub|
Pahang Technology Park consists of Gambang CyberTECH City, Pahang Halal Park Food Complex and ECERDC Halal Product Industry.
Gambang CyberTECH City (331 acre)
Gambang CyberTech City (GCC) with the design theme of “Building in the park” was conceived and deemed as appropriate in achieving environmental economic and socialpolitical suatainability. The GCC has within its 12 distinct buildings each architecturally designed for knowledge-based companies at various stage of growth such ac Administration Buillding, Data Centre Building, Innovation Centre Building, Convention Centre, Incubator Centre, SME, SOHO, Industrial Area, Apartment Building & facility, Club House etc. It will be developed in two phases from 2012-2020 by the Pahang Technology Park Sdn Bhd, the joint venture company with the Pahang State Development Corporation (PKNP) and Pahang Technology Resources Sdn Bhd. Phase 1 (111 acre) 2012-2015 and Phase II (220 acre)2015-2020.
Pahang Halal Food Complex (12.6 acre)
The Pahang Halal Food Complex is part of Pahang Technology Park focusing on producing food and non-food industries in accordance with Syariah principles. The setting up of the Halal Park would ensure recognition of halal practices and products at the international level and thereby strengthening Malaysian produced halal goods as the products of choice globally.
The park houses incubation centres for small and micro-food enterprises. At the park, a Halal Complex is implemented by Pahang State Development Corporation (PKNP) and the construction of factory building (ranging between 722 to 1,300 metre square) with the acreage of 12.56 acres have already completed. Currently, three Bumiputera companies have been selected to operate at the Pahang Halal Food Complex starting from March 2012. Initially the companies will be offered with a renting scheme for a ten years period. List of the companies are:
- Glocal One Stop Enterprise (Product: Cookies & Primary Bakeries)
- Mama Bake Enterprise (Product: Bakeries & Pastries)
- Syarikat Wan Industry (M) Sdn Bhd (Product: Traditional Food)
In line with that, the Eastern Economic Region Development Corporation (ECERDC) will developed an additonal area of 194 acres for halal food industry with its aim to become an international halal food hub in the branding, processing and marketing of halal food.
ECERDC Halal Product Industry and GELNAS – Halan Gelatine Product (194 acre)
Halal Product Industry Park is a integrated project with the support infrastructure facilities which will be developed by ECERDC. Main components are Warehouse, Commercial Zone, Industrial Zone, HubLogistic, CPPC and Administration Office.
Additional Development by ECERDC (721 acre)
It s a future project that will be undertake by East Coast Economic Development Council (ECERDC) at Gambang area with the proposed total development area of 721 acre.
Map: Industrial Area Map indicates the current status of proposed development at Gambang, Kuantan.