The Light Water Front City

The Light Water Front City is an ambitious project developed by IJM Properties Sdn Bhd. the project is run by its subsidiary, Jelutong Development Sdn Bhd.

The project house multiple properties, including both residential and commercial titles, on a 152 acres reclaimed land along the eastern coastline north of the entrance of the Penang Bridge. Officially, it is located within Gelugor area. The plan is to have a commercial district with dining promenades, shopping malls, hotels, boutique / spa and business high-rise, a floating cultural theatre and convention centre.

According to the developer, this RM 6.5 billion project is "Penang's first integrated leisure, retail, entertainment and cultural destination within an up market and luxurious waterfront living enclave", and is intended to showcase "the biggest and the best in integrated waterfront living, with residential, recreational, entertainment, business, hospitality, education and commercial components all in one dynamic hub."

Project Phases

The project will be divided into several phases:

  • Phase One are residential properties including The Light Linear, The Light Point, The Light Collection I, I, III & IV.

  • Phase Two is a mixed development, comprising family hotel, residential, IT mall, corporate park, signature office and showroom, resort hotel, marina, premium waterfront living, office tower and business hotel, banquet and conference facilities, fashion mall, boutique and SPA hotel, family hall, active mall, waterfront dining and entertainment district.

  • Phase Three is a sea front park

  • Phase Four is a piece of land further north reserved for future development.

As this article was produced, the development project was still in progress. For latest information, you can visit the IJM office in the building on the opposite side of the highway just beside Tesco.


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