SP Setia is set to transform Sabah with it’s latest RM2 billion (US$666 million) project called Aeropod,The project will transform the train station into a transportation hub and more.
The project covers 24 hectares and is expected to take up to ten years to build. Aeropod will feature 3 hotels, 28,000 square metres of retail space, 5,000 residential units and the new Sabah Railway Department headquarters.
This will be Sp Setias first project in Sabah. The company worked closely with the Sabah government for the redevelopment and modernisation of the Tanjung Aru railway station in 2008.
Aeropod will be modelled on SP Setia’s successful SetiaWalk in Puchong and the group will continue its development philosophy of Live, Learn, Work and Play.
“Our agreement with the Sabah government sees us redeveloping this transport terminal in return for the rights to build a mixed commercial project on the surrounding land. Our award-winning approach of building well-planned developments with great accessibility and extensive amenities within a single location will see to it that Aeropod becomes a hot spot in the state,” Tan Sri Liew Kee Sin, president and chief executive of SP Setia group said.
Aeropod is strategically located along Jalan Kepayang in Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu right opposite to Kota Kinabalu International Airport.
SP Setia intend to develop the said land with a unique and distinctive design concept. The land is planned for a mixed use development of international standard which is in line with the government’s vision of making Kota Kinabalu as a global city.
The development will be a 24-7 urban pod depicting the 4 elements, Live, Learn, Work & Play. Live life to a different beat at AEROPOD @ Tg Aru, Kota Kinabalu’s new lifestyle sensation. This integrated lifestyle development is all about putting life’s best at your feet.
Spanning approximately 60 acres of prime land in Kota Kinabalu, AEROPOD features an exciting mix of retail, offices, F&B, serviced apartment, SOHO, Corporate Office, boutique hotel, 5-star hotel, providing the perfect platform to live life to the full.