Forest City is South-East Asia’s first and largest mixed-use green development in terms of the number of units to be built with a vertical greenery and smart city design theme. Expected to fuel the economic development of Iskandar region, the main southern development corridor in Johor and neighbouring Singapore. There are eight industries including education, healthcare and tourism, which will be the main economic pillars of growth at Forest City.
Forest City is the first of its kind mega development in South-East Asia, car-free zone, luxury green living co-exist with smart technologies and amenities. Making Forest City the culmination of Country Garden’s wisdom, knowledge and experience that brings to life an eco-city of the future in its true sense.
Executive director of Country Garden Pacificview Datuk Md Othman Yusof said: “This is a historic day not only for Forest City but for Malaysia, our business partners, and, just as significantly, for the global real estate industry.”. As part of the long-term planning for Forest City, Country Garden is in discussions with the Malaysian Government to set up dedicated entry points such as a light rail transit system and a ferry network that would link it to Singapore and to the planned high-speed rail service between Singapore and Malaysia.
Source : http://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2016/01/22/country-garden-unveils-rm175b-forest-city-project/