Indonesia 3rd President B.J. Habibie’s US$1B superblock in Batam Attracts Global Investors with the Launch of Luxury Erleseen Tower

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    BATAM, Indonesia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”” target=”_blank”gt;#billionairelt;/agt;–(PT. Pollux Barelang Megasuperblok) As Batam continues to transform
    itself from a manufacturing center into a international property and
    tourism hub, international investors will be buoyed with the launch of
    the ultra-luxurious Erleseen Tower by PT Pollux Properti Indonesia Tbk

    Boasting 385 units of 1, 2, and 3 bedroom units, the luxury penthouse
    collection will further enhance Batam’s reputation as a rising
    investment and tourism destination in the region. The Erleseen Tower
    will rival Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands with its own sky pool and lounge
    which will provide sweeping vistas of the surrounding islands.

    The Erleseen Tower is part of US$ 1 billion B.J. Habibie Superblock
    development. PT Pollux Barelang Megasuperblok, or commonly known as
    Pollux Habibie International, is a collaboration between PT Pollux
    Properti Indonesia Tbk. and the family of former President of Indonesia,
    B.J. Habibie.

    “Batam has always been close to my heart as from its very beginning we
    envisioned it as a bridge between Indonesia and the world,” said former
    president B.J. Habibie. “In the beginning we started with attracting
    manufacturing investments and it was a very successful as today Batam
    today is a major center for heavy industries.”

    The former president added that the Meisterstadt development will enable
    Batam to undertake the second phase of development into an international
    investment and tourism destination.

    “We must continue to innovate, to develop and to progress. I am very
    happy and very proud to be part of this development project as
    Meisterstadt is a concrete example of what Batam can achieve if we have
    the courage and the vision to think big,” said Mr. Po Sun Kok.

    Just as the iconic Barelang Bridge has come to define Batam and improved
    connectivity between Batam and the islands to its south, Meisterstadt
    will define the Batam of the future.

    Meisterstadt, a collaboration between Indonesia real estate tycoon Po
    Sun Kok and Indonesia’s third President B.J. Habibie, is only one of
    several world class projects undertaken by Pollux Properti Indonesia Tbk.

    The two men established the joint venture commonly known as Pollux
    Habibie International and Po wants to

    develop the nine hectare site into a landmark project in Batam.

    Po, who established a garment business in Semarang in the early 1970s
    has emerged in recent years as one of Indonesia’s most innovative
    property developers. Pollux Properti is one of few Indonesian companies
    that has a regional presence with operations in Singapore and Indonesia.

    Batam will be a major statement of intent for Po and Pollux Properti
    given the scale and economic impact that Meisterstadt will have on the
    islands’s economy as it seeks to transition from heavy industries to
    tourism and services.

    Situated just 30 minutes by ferry from Singapore, Batam is seen by
    investors as a future Shenzhen, a manufacturing hub supported by
    services. It can act as a base for international investors and
    businesses who want to access Indonesia’s vast domestic market much as
    Hong Kong does for China.

    “As a property development company, PT Pollux Properti Indonesia Tbk.
    has the ambition to create world-class projects,” said Po Sun Kok,
    Chairman of PT Pollux Properti Indonesia Tbk. “We strongly believe that
    Meisterstadt will position Pollux Properti as one of the most innovative
    property developers in Indonesia and the region.”

    The Meisterstadt is a nine hectare multi-functional development project.
    It will feature 11 skyscrapers including 8 apartment towers with 6500
    units, 1 five star hotel, 1 international hospital, shopping mall, shop
    houses and 1 landmark tower with a plan of 100 floors. The Gross Project
    Development cost exceeds US$900 million for what is to be the largest
    project in Batam. The area is designed with reference to the standard
    German city which integrates apartment buildings with offices and

    About Pollux Properti Indonesia Tbk

    Pollux Properti Indonesia Tbk was listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange
    on July 11, 2018 (IJ:POLL), making it one of the 10 largest property
    developers in the country, with a market capital exceeding US$1.1
    billion as of December 31, 2018.

    Its property project portfolio includes: World Capital Tower in Mega
    Kuningan Jakarta, Megasuperblok Meisterstadt in Batam, Amarsvati luxury
    Condotel in Lombok, Chadstone Superblock in Cikarang, Pollux Technopolis
    CBD in Karawang, Gangnam District in Bekasi and the latest luxury
    apartment project Pollux Sky Suites in Mega Kuningan, Jakarta.


    Mr. Lee Boon Siew
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