Leading developer Bangsar Heights Pavilion (BHP) has revealed a groundbreaking collaboration with an affiliate of global hospitality brand Hyatt Hotels Corporation to manage the 200-room Hyatt Place Johor Bahru City Centre. Situated at Quayside JBCC, a vibrant lifestyle, retail, and entertainment destination in Johor Bahru, this partnership signifies a significant milestone for both entities. The move positions Bangsar Heights Pavilion as an innovative development leader, introducing the renowned Hyatt Place’s select service offerings to the heart of Johor Bahru.

Quayside JBCC, a freehold mixed development with an expected gross development value of RM600 million, encompasses retail spaces, serviced suites, a sky bar fine dining experience, and the upcoming 200-room hotel.

Positioned in the historical heart of Johor Bahru, the development is strategically located near the Johor Bahru Customs, Immigrations and Quarantine Centre, emphasising its prime location within the Johor Bahru City Centre.

Boasting a total of 482 serviced suites, 24 commercial retail units, and ample parking, Quayside JBCC aims to be a premier destination, offering convenience for its affluent visitors.

Aaron Yap, CEO of BHP, said, “We believe that this partnership will add value to the stakeholders of both companies; locally and internationally. Hyatt Place is a globally recognized brand known for its modern amenities, warm hospitality, and commitment to guest satisfaction, which aligns with our commitment to providing hassle-free experiences for all our customers and residents.”

David Udell, Group President, Asia Pacific, Hyatt, echoed the sentiment, stating, “We are thrilled to be working with BHP to introduce Hyatt Place Johor Bahru City Centre in Malaysia. This collaboration reflects the exciting growth of the Hyatt Place brand in Southeast Asia, and underscores Hyatt’s position as the leading global hospitality brand in upscale accommodations for business and leisure travellers worldwide.”

The Hyatt Place Johor Bahru City Centre will offer 200 spacious guest rooms designed to cater to the needs of modern travelers. The hotel’s amenities include dedicated workspaces, a Cozy Corner sectional sleeper sofa, a large desk, and a mini fridge.

Guests can also enjoy a variety of dining options at The Breakfast Bar, lobby bar, and restaurant, as well as grab-and-go items at The Market, available 24/7. With a focus on convenience, the hotel provides essential services through its Necessities program.

As Quayside JBCC emerges in Johor Bahru’s commercial district, it is set to become a vibrant hub for shopping, dining, entertainment, and business. Designed to cater to the diverse needs of residents and tourists alike, Quayside JBCC is positioned as a unique and engaging destination.

Bangsar Heights Pavilion, a subsidiary of the Bangsar Heights Group, has over 30 years of experience in developing residential, commercial, and industrial properties across Malaysia.

The company, founded by Datuk Seri Dr. Robert Lim, boasts a portfolio of over 50 completed and sold developments with a GDV valued at over RM5 billion. Hyatt Place hotels, known for their style, innovation, and 24/7 conveniences, offer a seamless experience for today’s multi-tasking traveler with more than 415 locations globally.


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