NEW BOB, THE FIRST FROM PENANG TO GARNER BCA GREENMARK AWARDS OF SINGAPORE
New Bob Group’s green projects were bestowed with BCA Green Mark Gold Plus for “The Manor”, and BCA Green Mark Gold for “Preston Oaks” by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Green Mark Scheme. The Managing Director of New Bob Group, Dr. Lee Ville graced the stage to receive the noble awards during the BCA Awards presentation ceremony in Singapore on 14th May 2015.
New Bob Group has gone a long way to achieve the success that the company is currently savouring. The company is celebrating it’s 56th anniversary this year as the first real estate company in Penang island. The northern region leading real estate company employs a very diversified business module ranging from property development, property management, assisting expatriates to obtain legal residency in Malaysia to rent-a-car.
As for development, the company always places emphasis on building eco-friendly green homes and brought the green development concept into Penang with hopes of fostering healthy mother earth for a greener future generation. This includes maximizing the use of natural energy in reducing the consumption of energy from non-renewable sources to reduce carbon footprint. The company is also the green home pioneer in Penang with not many green homes available on the island.
According to the Managing Director of New Bob Group, Dr. Lee Ville, “It’s truly an honour to emerge as the first developer in Penang in winning these prestigious awards. We will definitely strive harder in the coming days to build more sustainable developments for a greener mother earth.”
The manor is an eco-friendly bungalow project that encompasses three exclusive units. The total built-up for this development ranges from 5,576 sq ft – 5,804 sq ft, and strategically situated in Cordington Avenue, Pulau Tikus. The selling price starts from RM5.05million onwards. Meanwhile, Preston Oaks is a green bungalow project that encompasses four exclusive units. Nestled in the prime estate of Jalan Lim Mah Chye, the built-up of the project ranges from 6,634 sq ft – 7,221 sq ft. Selling price starts from RM6.25million onwards.
The BCA Green Mark scheme was initiated in 2005 at Singapore as the key strategic programme to address the awareness of sustainable and environmentally friendly buildings. It evaluates buildings for their environmental impact and performance. This involves accessing a building’s performance such as energy efficiency, water efficiency, sustainable management and operation, indoor environmental quality and other green features.
To qualify, developers must meet these criteria:
|Green Mark Score||Green Mark Rating|
|90 and above||Green Mark Platinum|
|85 to below 90||Green Mark Gold Plus|
|75 to below 85||Green Mark Gold|
|50 to below 75||Green Mark Certified|