KUALA LUMPUR: The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah officially opened the new Menara Worldwide building, a MSC Malaysia Cybercentre status building in Jalan Bukit Bintang, today.
Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim said construction on the 25-storey building by Worldwide Holdings Berhad (WHB), a fully owned company by Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Selangor (PKNS), had started in 2008 while operations had started at the building since 2012.
“About 72 percent of the building is occupied by corporate tenants, including American International Group (AIG) Malaysia, online fashion Zalora and Lazada, as well as luxury car dealers for Jaguar and Land Rover,” he said.
The Menara Worldwide is the latest addition to shopping malls in Jalan Bukit Bintang and build at a cost of RM150 million.
The building is owned by PKNS Real Estate (PREC) which is a subsidiary of PKNS and PREC also manages five other assets of PKNS, namely Kompleks PKNS Shah Alam, Kompleks PKNS Bangi, SACC Mall, Menara PKNS in Petaling Jaya and Wisma Yakin in Kuala Lumpur.
Also present were Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia Datuk Jailani Johari and Worldwide Holdings Berhad chairman Datuk Noordin Sulaiman.