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Old April 27th, 2004, 12:50 PM   #1
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PENANG TIMES SQUARE | Penang ( Georgetown ) | Completed (2008)

i found this in a website

East West Tower & Mall

for IJM Properties Sdn Bhd

A Commercial office tower and retail open mall connecting the busy retail and commercial Penang Road with the historic precinct and budding entertainment stretch of Leith street.

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Old April 27th, 2004, 03:11 PM   #2
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Wow... Another nice skyscraper for Penang!

How many storeys will this building have? From what i see in the artist's impression, looks like nearly 30-floors...
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Old April 27th, 2004, 03:17 PM   #3
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The construction started already or not?
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Old April 27th, 2004, 06:31 PM   #4
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Seems to be about 23 storeys.. I'm still hoping for a 40+ companion for Komtar
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Old April 27th, 2004, 06:49 PM   #5
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Neat!!!
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Old April 28th, 2004, 11:50 AM   #6
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The construction started already or not?
nope. haven't heard of it untill i found it yesterday
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Old April 28th, 2004, 11:52 AM   #7
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Seems to be about 23 storeys.. I'm still hoping for a 40+ companion for Komtar
so am i! let's hope there will be some tall buildings in Escoy Place by Ivory. too bad there's still no news till now. i'll keep u guys updated if i know anything
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Old April 28th, 2004, 12:26 PM   #8
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LATEST NEWS

i just visited Ivory's website. Escoy Place is now called PENANG TIMES SQUARE



Pablo please post pics of the site
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Old April 28th, 2004, 01:16 PM   #9
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Great search, TYW...The East West Tower & Mall's design quite nice..

haha, Penang finally got a times square..

TYW> i think i don't have any pic of the escoy place?? But, i'll try to find out Okay..
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Old April 29th, 2004, 12:41 PM   #10
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Great search, TYW...The East West Tower & Mall's design quite nice..

haha, Penang finally got a times square..

TYW> i think i don't have any pic of the escoy place?? But, i'll try to find out Okay..
i thought took a pic of the site from KOMTAR last time??
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Old May 3rd, 2004, 02:57 AM   #11
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Penang Times Square..got Times Square HK punya share kah?
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Old May 3rd, 2004, 08:24 AM   #12
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Penang Times Square..got Times Square HK punya share kah?
dunno about that. Ivory will be developing that area

Penang Times Square sounds a little odd :borg:
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Old May 3rd, 2004, 12:34 PM   #13
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This is the place where they r going to develop as Penang Times Square..hehehehe
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Old May 3rd, 2004, 01:19 PM   #14
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the road in front is Jalan Dato Keramat right??
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Old May 3rd, 2004, 01:32 PM   #15
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the road in front is Jalan Dato Keramat right??
Yupe u r right..i hate that road, too many traffic lights
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Old May 3rd, 2004, 01:35 PM   #16
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Nice ample space...but surroundings aiyo...
actually just behind Berjaya Times Square is pudu..
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Old May 3rd, 2004, 01:47 PM   #17
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Nice ample space...but surroundings aiyo...
actually just behind Berjaya Times Square is pudu..
Those r pre-war houses....
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Old May 3rd, 2004, 01:54 PM   #18
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Yupe u r right..i hate that road, too many traffic lights
actually i hate the road beside KOMTAR, infront of Shang-ri La hotel. that stretch is about 200m and about 3 traffic lights!!
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Old May 3rd, 2004, 02:02 PM   #19
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actually i hate the road beside KOMTAR, infront of Shang-ri La hotel. that stretch is about 200m and about 3 traffic lights!!
hmm...i think that is necessary...as there were many pedestrians cross that road [include me..hehehe]. The road u mentioned is Magazine Road, or tao tiao low..
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Old May 3rd, 2004, 02:08 PM   #20
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Those r pre-war houses....
oops!
BTW, what used to be on that plot of land? My guess - has always been empty?
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