Pulau Jerejak: 26-acre plot for sale?


Someone pointed out to me this ad which appeared in a Chinese-language newspaper a couple of days ago.

Translated, it reads:

Expression of Interest (EOI) to sell

A plot of seashore land located off the coast of Penang Island

  • 26.5 acres of premium seashore land
  • Only a very short boat ride away from Penang Island
  • A clear view of the second Penang Bridge and Seberang Perai on the peninsula
  • The island has only three plots of privately owned land, the rest are gazetted as forest reserve
  • High development potential, suitable for private use/commercial use/leisure, entertainment etc multiple functions

Expiry date: 6 July 2017, 12 noon
Please contact: Exclusive Sales Agent


If the land has a clear view of the mainland and the second Penang Bridge, it has to be either the East coast or South East coast.

From what I am told, the class of the land in the ad is “industrial”, and it is apparently leasehold land, located somewhere towards the South or South East.

Perhaps the PDC/state government could clarify this latest development. If the land is really for sale, they should consider buying it back.

Last November, the Penang Development Corporation (PDC) announced it sold its 49 per cent stake in Tropical Island Resort Sdn Bhd, which ran a resort at Pulau Jerejak, to Q Islands Development Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Ideal Properties Group, for RM156m – netting PDC a surplus of RM140m. QID paid a RM15.6m deposit and is scheduled to settle the remaining sum plus interest over eight years.

Of the 80 acres involved in this deal, plots covering 20 acres lie in the north of the island, the failed resort covers 30 acres along the west coast, and a 30-acre plot lies along the east coast.

The other firm operating on the island is Boustead, which owns a 26-acre shipyard on the eastern coast.

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Pulau Jerjak ( if i am not mistaken)…under jurisdiction Federal..

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Fair to say 90 % of “Penanglang” never set foot on this tiny island before.Bout time to convert into a eco-friendly resort cum wildlife theme park/zoo..provided managed with professional sop and not just good for the opening months. Can consider hiring those responsible for setting up Sg Zoo/Night Safari for more efficient feasible studies. Win-win to get more people to know this part of Penang, also helps to sustain tourism. Cannot expect Penang tourism to thrive on reserved spending by backpackers.


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Guessing that developer would develop 50 acres, while selling off the remaining 30?

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One Belt one road China may be interested to expand its interest in Penang by having a facility at Jerejak?


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CAT Basher and Kalvin better go and buy it otherwise the island is only for rich people.