Keeping Up with the News – UMLand Seri Austin
There have been way too many events to catch up on including social functions and festive celebrations, awards and ceremonies, launching of development projects, talks and seminars, community services and CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) related events but here are some of the highlights.
Launching of Seri Austin Riders Corner
On 7th December 2014, a Healthy Community Day was organized by Dynasty View in collaboration with the city council (MBJB) to engage the community in healthy living and promote biking as a form of healthy recreation. More than 200 participants, along with the Mayor of Johor Bahru YBhg Dato’ Haji Abdul Rahman Bin Mohamed Dewam came together to witness the tree planting ceremony at the Seri Austin smoke-free town park and to take part in the throwing of EM (Effective Micronism) mud balls into the Seri Austin lake. The event also save the official launching of Seri Austin Riders’ Corner in the presence of the Commissioner of IRDA (Iskandar Regional Development Authority) Datuk Benjamin Hasbie and Mr. Stephen Ngu of Happy Riders. The riders’ corner with basic amenities such as restrooms, snacks and beverages serves as a pit stop for cyclists to refresh and recharge after a long drive or simply to gather and rehydrate. Dynasty View was presented the award of Sustainable Healthy Community Township by the Mayor of the city.
Chap Goh Mei Celebration 2016
The Chap Goh Mei celebrations at Seri Austin Gallery on 20th February 2016 ended on a high notes with large crowd participation. The festive celebration showcased a spectacular performance of tiger and lion dances, the Monkey King stage show, stilt walking and Wushu skills. Adding to the festive air was the presence of the God of Prosperity, lucky draws, Instagram photography contest and Yee Sang tossing for a prosperous year ahead. Feng Shui enthusiasts were enlightened by Master Paw’s talk on the 2016 Feng Shui outlook and astrological forecasts for the 12 Chinese Zodiac Animals. Among the Guests of Honor were YB Khoo Soo Seang, Member of Parliament Tebrau and YBhg Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of IRDA. It also marked a memorable day for Seri Austin as it celebrated the second anniversary of winning the first Smart Healthy City & Communities Township in Iskandar Malaysia, as accredited by IRDA.
2016 Property Outlook Conference
A property outlook conference on the economy and property outlook 2016, market sentiment, Feng Shui and financial prosperity was hosted by UMLand Seri Austin at its sales gallery for Seri Austin residents, the general public and other interest groups. In his opening speech preceding the seminar Seri Austin Chief Executive Officer, Mr KK Wong, shared his investment insights for 2016. This was followed by Feng Shui consultant Master Paw’s exploration on the topic of how to create a living space in accordance and in harmony with its inhabitants. Property consultant Dr. Daniele Gambero then presented his perspectives on the ‘Propernomy’ of Iskandar Malaysia as well as the Iskandar Malaysia economic and property outlook. Miss Lorainne Ng from iProperty examined consumer sentiment based on the H2 2015 survey report while motivational speaker Mr Vincent Ho inspired the audience with his path to becoming a millionaire.