New developer to revive Larkin
The Star 10/11/2006
JOHOR BARU: The Johor government has announced that the abandoned Taman
Indra Wangsa housing project will be resumed.
State’s Works Exco Datuk Baderi Dasuki said Mahabuilders Sdn Bhd would take
over the project in Larkin from previous developer Indra Construction Sdn
“The works started last month and the developer will focus on completing the
homes for the housebuyers,” said Baderi at a press conference in Bukit
Timbalan here recently.
The housing project, which started six years ago, consists of medium
low-cost and low-cost houses.
Among the houses were 160 houses that cost RM50,000 per unit and 1,056 of
houses costing RM80,000.
Baderi said the project, which cost RM153mil, would take between 18 and 24
months to be completed.
“We hope the project will be completed by 2008.
“We want to settle the problems experienced by the 860 housebuyers,” he
said, adding that he was confident the new developer would do a good job.
Baderi urged the house buyers of Taman Indra Wangsa to come forward and go
over the contract.
Meanwhile, Baderi announced that the state was adamant about solving the
“We have identified 14,000 families living in squatter homes.
“The state has planned to prepare alternative homes for the families
involved,” said Baderi.