e-Gate is a mixed commercial development located in Gelugor, Penang, offering retail and office lots for sale and rent. It was developed by IJM Properties, and can be reached within a short driving distance upon exiting Penang bridge.
It is deemed to be Penang’s first electronic and entertainment gateway. e-Gate comes equipped with structured wiring IT infrastructure to provide uninterrupted high-speed internet services to all tenants come rain or shine. The building offers a variety of units at flexible built-up sizes allowing for businesses to choose one that is complement their needs.
Facilities and services provided by e-Gate are rather hi-tech. Web hosting, e-mail account maintenance, video-conferencing facilities are available for occupants. With the future developments around e-Gate’s vicinity, such service will be extended to the condominiums, super-condos and the mall for possible e-banking, e-groceries and e-community solutions as an added convenience.
Apart from that, its strategic location renders it extremely convenient for occupants. Within the building itself, there are many amenities available like boutiques and eateries. On the other hand, for more varieties, one can always travel a short distance along Jelutong Highway for more diverse choices of restaurants such as Noodle Station e-Gate, Honkie Kopitiam and The Chicken Rice Shop.
e-Gate is sited within close proximity to a number of educational institutions such as Federal Teacher’s Institute Penang, Excelpolitan International College, Seamo Recsam School and Tadika Nur Cemerlang. All of which can be found within 1 kilometer. It should appeal to parents and guardians who worry about emergency cases at school. It also appeals to older students who are seeking for part-time employment.
Furthermore, the building is positioned opposite of Tesco Extra; while recreational facilities (Badminton International Penang and International Squashy Center) are also within easy reach. After or before a hard day’s work, the workers can exercise and burn pent-up energy before heading home.
The building is situated along Jelutong highway which is directly linked to Penang bridge. Public transportation are available in abundance; Sungai Nibong’s Rapid Penang bus hub, express bus terminal as well as taxi station are located in a 4km radius away from e-Gate.
Occupants of e-Gate who are staying in the mainland and needs to travel to and fro frequently will have to brace themselves for daily traffic congestion which is a common scene along Penang bridge. In spite of that, upon arrival at Penang, getting around would not be a problem if necessary, especially concerning amenities as almost everything can be found within a stone’s throw away.
Business reliant on internet connectivity will be able to benefit from the services provided by e-Gate. Apart from that, it’s varying built-up units are able accommodate many kinds of occupants while providing opportunities for less affluent or new businesses to be able to operate within the island at a lower-than-average rental prices.