As requested by the Pejabat Harta Bina, UTM (PHB), ISI had submitted a technical and financial proposal for the development of the 311.3 acre UTM land located in Lembaga Kemajuan Johor Tenggara (KEJORA). The preparation of the master plan inclusive of the Development Order approval process is expected to take four to six months. The professional fee sum of RM540,000.00 is chargeable for the services of key planning and engineering consultants and for specialist input.

The consultancy fee inclusive of plan preparation and submission for planning permission had been revised to RM412,000.00. Pejabat Harta Bina, UTM had in principle agreed to the proposal.

ISI and REHDA through GreenRE Sdn Bhd are collaborating to promote and mainstream green buildings in Malaysia. The new initiatives known as GreenRE and owned by GreenRE Sdn Bhd., envisage driving Malaysia's Real Estate and construction industry towards more environment friendly buildings.

GreenRE aims to promote sustainability in the built environment through new construction and retrofitting of existing buildings according to recognised international and best practices in environmental design and performance. The affordability by stakeholders to participate in green building certification remains an issue to be addressed for mainstreaming gren buildings in the industry i.e., making it a norm rather than exception.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by Mr.James Chua (GreenRE) and Prof Dr Mohd Hamdan Hj Ahmad signifies the start of GreenRE certification training and assessment partnership.

The Lembaga Bandaran Johor Tenggara (LBJT) has appointed ISI to undertake the above study, the aim of which is to revitalise Bandar tenggara.

A 5-years action plan as the study final output is a development plan proposal with the supporting policies, strategies and programs to promote for the enhancement of its economic environment, the quality of the urban environment, quality of life and its physical growth.

The project cost of RM370,000.00 requires the preparation submission of four progress reports; inception report; interim report; draft final and Final Reports with the seven months study duration.

The Final Report has been submitted on 5th November 2015 and accepted by LBJT. Thus the project is deemed completed.



Status of project (updated July 2015)

26 July 2015 - The Interim Report for the study is due for submission by end of July. Analysis of the town's present condition and identifying its SWOT has been undertaken, including and industrial survey to identify particular issues related to the sector. And indicative revitalisation action plan is being prepared.

Status of project (updated Aug. 2015)

10 August 2015 - As of mid August 2015, an Interim Report of the Study has been completed and submitted to the client, i.e., KEJORA. This report contains mainly the analysis and findings of the various sectors and their initial recommendations towards the process of revitalising Bandar Tenggara. 

 Presentation Interim Report on 10 August 2015 at KEJORA


Status of project (updated September 2015)

The draft Final report of the study is scheduled for submission by the end of September 2015 and expected to be presented in mid-October 2015. This report will be focus on the policies, programmes and project actions to affect positive changes and help promote Bandar Tenggara as favourable location for business and industries, hence the overall improvement of the town's economic. physical and social environment. RM175,000.00 being the total amount for Stage 1 and 2 of the project fees has been paid to ISI.


Title: Revived project of Soaraja Peranginan Sg. Rambah, Pontian as the ‘Istana Hinggap’

Client: DYMM Sultan Ibrahim


ISI and KALAM (Centre for the Study of Built Environment in the Malay World) Faculty of Built Environment, UTM had been asked to prepare a proposal for a new ‘Istana Hinggap’ by the Pejabat DiRaja Istana Johor. ISI is expected to assume the role of a Project Manager. At the preliminary stage it will begin to form the consultant team, and prepare the work scope, project time frame and contractual matters. ISI will need to become a JV Partner to a contractor during the construction stage similar to procurement method adopted for UTM-SPACE Project. ISI is also asked to include interior design and provide the additional cost involved.

DYMM Tuanku challenged ISI to complete the work before the deadline and promised to reward ISI with RM1.0 million bonuses

Project Cost: RM6.10 million

StatusA Pre-meeting with Yang Di-Pertua Jummah Majlis Di Raja Johor Dato’ Hj Rahim bin Ramli to present the last design before meeting with DYMM Tuanku Sultan was held on 13 June 2016 at Pejabat DiRaja Johor.ISI is waiting for presentation audience to DYMM Tuanku Sultan.

Title: NBOS-KPT-Pils: "Cadangan Mengubahsuai, Membekal dan Memasang Perabot untuk Penubuhan Kolej Komuniti dan Politeknik cawangan baharu bagi tahun 2016

Client: Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE)


ISI involvement in NBOS-KPT-PILS is as mentor institution or Project Management Consultant to Public Higher Institution (HEI) staff and students involvement in renovation, supply and installation for new college community and polytechnic branch campuses.

Project Cost: 20 million

Duration: on-going