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KL Midtown Sdn Bhd today proudly celebrated the topping-out of the highly anticipated Hyatt Regency Kuala Lumpur hotel tower, which will be the first 5-star hotel to complement Malaysia’s largest meeting and conference venue  – MITEC (Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre)

KL Midtown is a 70:30 joint mixed-development project by Hap Seng Land and TTDI KL Metropolis comprising the Hyatt Regency Kuala Lumpur hotel tower, signature office towers, residential towers, a retail mall and a corporate office tower spanning 8.95 acres of freehold prime land, all within the KL Metropolis master plan.

Designed by world-famous Japanese architect Kengo Kuma – known for his innovative and culturally inspired designs; Hyatt Regency Kuala Lumpur will incorporate elements of Malaysian heritage and modern elegance.

The topping-out ceremony held on the 32nd rooftop level with the spanning view of KL skyline was graced by Mr Thomas Karl Rapp, Chairman, Hap Seng Consolidated Bhd together with the directors of KL Midtown Sdn Bhd – Datuk Edward Lee, En. SM Faliq SM Nasimuddin, Mr. David Khor Soo Beng; and accompanied by Mr. Andrew Mensforth, Senior VP Operations Asia Pacific of Hyatt Group; Ar. Low Mun Wai, Managing Director of SA Architects Sdn Bhd; Mr. Mandred Weber, Director of Property Management of Hap Seng Land Sdn Bhd and Mr. Lum Chee Kin, Managing Director of Infra Segi Sdn Bhd.

In celebrating this momentous occasion, Thomas Rapp,  Chairman, Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad commented, “Our partnership with the Hyatt Group stands as a testament to our commitment to excellence in hospitality. The Hyatt Regency Kuala Lumpur at KL Midtown will be the second jewel in our crown, following the success of our first venture, Hyatt Centric Kota Kinabalu. 

Mr. Rapp shared that KL Midtown will also feature an impressive (89-meter tall – remove ) vertical planted green wall spanning 19 levels – remove on its signature office towers with each tower having a total gross floor area of 150,000 square feet per wing, offering Grade A office spaces across 2 wings with the opportunity for en-bloc purchase and naming rights for corporate branding and prestige.

He also revealed that the retail space of KL Midtown will be anchored by AEON, serving as the major tenant for the neighbourhood mall. With a total area of half a million square feet, this retail space will provide diverse shopping, dining, and entertainment options, creating a vibrant hub for the community to gather and indulge.

According to David Khor, Director of KL Midtown Sdn Bhd, “With construction commencing in December 2021, the topping-out celebration is a significant milestone as it marks a 2-year-plus completion to the highest point of the building’s superstructure. Work is now underway for the interior fit-out for 306 hotel keys, 104 units of service suites, a lobby, a spacious grand ballroom, event venues and two speciality restaurants, which the internationally renowned Hyatt Regency will manage. 

Standing tall as a testament to responsible development, the Hyatt Regency Kuala Lumpur goes beyond mere aesthetics but incorporates cutting-edge sustainable elements that garnered the prestigious Provisional GreenRE Gold Award recognizing the hotel’s commitment to minimising environmental impact through features such as:

  • Energy-efficient building systems: Utilizing advanced technologies to reduce energy consumption and optimise operations.
  • Sustainable materials: Incorporating responsibly sourced and recycled materials throughout the construction and furnishing.
  • Water conservation measures: Implementing water-saving fixtures and rainwater harvesting systems.
  • Waste management strategies: Employ responsible waste disposal and recycling practices.

This green-focused design philosophy ensures that the Hyatt Regency Kuala Lumpur not only provides luxurious accommodations for local and international visitors alike but sets a new standard for environmentally conscious hospitality in Malaysia catering to vibrant hospitality-related events and gatherings.

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