Q Sentral is set to be another award winning office building in KL Sentral. Together with other landmarks like the 348 Sentral, 1 Sentral, Quill 7 and Plaza Sentral, they are fast transforming KL Sentral into the new business district in Kuala Lumpur.
According to MRCB Land’s Senior Vice President, Mr Wong Dor Loke, the ‘Q’ in Q Sentral is derived from ancient Chinese concept of ’Qi’ and like the word suggested, Q Sentral creates a flow of energy throughout the building, while establishing a cohesive and functioning environment.
Q Sentral gross development value is RM1.2bil for a total gross floor space of 1.4 million sf of office, retail and recreational space. Couple by the fact that it is aiming for Green Building Index (GBI) and Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) certifications, this iconic building will definitely draw in corporations seeking these statuses. Accessibility is great as KL Sentral is the transfer hub for major rail systems, for example, RapidKL LRT, KTM Komuter, KL Monorail, KLIA Transit, KLIA Ekspress, KTM Intercity and incoming MRT in 2017.
Q Sentral is attractive to investors and corporate in the sense that comes with a prestigious business office address and that the building is fully GBI and MSC compliant. It is definitely a practical thing KL Sentral that is a transportation hub, for traffic can be pretty bad at times especially during peak hours. Office workers, businessmen and visitors can always opt to travel by trains and buses as a cheaper and less stressful means of transportation.
A quick check shows that nearby office buildings are being rented out for RM7.00 – RM8.50 psf. Assuming this rate remains the same by the completion date, investors of Q Sentral will very likely be able to get a good Return of Investment (ROI) from this.