Penang South Islands project to go on despite objections

Despite numerous objections from various parties, the Penang government will proceed with the Penang South Islands (PSI) project, formerly known as Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said it is not about choosing one or the other – referring to the PSI, the environment issue and ... Read More

Penang South Islands – IoT-Enabled Sustainable Smart City

The Malaysian state of Penang is fast becoming an IoT-Enabled Smart City modeled on the tenets of green living, strong ESG principles and sustainable economic momentum. Soon, it could be one of Southeast Asia’s hottest investment destinations. Central to that transformation is Penang South Islands (PSI). The three-island development will ... Read More

Penang South Islands – The Winning Design by BIG

BIG, Hijjas and Ramboll are selected as winners of Penang State Government’s international competition to design a masterplan for Penang South Islands. The proposal entitled BiodiverCity, fits into the island's 2030 vision, providing Penangites with approximately 4.6km of public beaches, 600 acres of parks and a 25km waterfront. An Urban ... Read More

Danish architecture firm chosen as lead master plan designer for PSI

Danish architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has been chosen as the lead master plan designer for the Penang South Island (PSI), which is also known as the Penang South Reclamation (PSR). BIG and their Malaysian associate Hijjas Architect & Planner were selected, out of five world-renowned teams, together with their ... Read More

Penang South Islands

The Penang South Island (PSI) project embodies the social and economic goals at the heart of Penang 2030. Measuring 4,500 acres of state-owned land, the project will span three islands that comprise an advanced new ecosystem and serve as a model for the future of work and livability in Malaysia ... Read More

Penang to sign key agreement on Penang South Islands in Jan 2020

Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today said the state will sign a major agreement next month to realise its 1,821ha three-island project (Penang South Islands), which forms an important part of the RM46 billion Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP). He said once the agreement was signed, the project’s delivery ... Read More